This week, Mimbo Pro got a few important upgrades, too:
Just like Elemental, Mimbo Pro is now infinitely more flexible thanks to custom widgets as you can see in this sample post.
The new additions include:
- Related Posts (by Tag) – this publishes 5 recent headlines from the same tag archive
- Upcoming Posts – this publishes 5 headlines which are scheduled beyond the current date
- Popular Posts – this pulls headlines from posts with the most comments
- Author Details – this displays author avatar, comments feed and archive link
These are in addition to 2 popular custom widgets already included with Mimbo Pro, “More from this Author” and “More from this Category”.
Improved SEO Bits
Owners of Mimbo Pro who use it as a parent theme, take note: changes have been made to the <h1> and <h2> tags which should improve general SEO and semantic markup. What does that mean? If you’re using a child theme with custom styling applied to either tag, you’ll need to update. Visit the forum and ask questions for further explanation.
Author Archives & Full Width Templates
For people running multi-author blogs, we’ve included a new custom Page template (“list_authors.php”) which lists all the authors, their avatars and their recent articles. You’ll see the demo looks like this:
In addition, there is a “Full Width” page template (demo) which optionally gets rid of sidebars: