Storefront 2.9.0 release notes

Today we released Storefront 2.9.0 with support for PHP 8 and WP 5.6! The new version can be downloaded from WordPress.org and GitHub.

As of this release, all CSS files included in Storefront are minified which improves the load times of your store’s user-facing pages. We also included custom styles for the Filter Products by Price block so it honors the accent color of your store:

Animation showing the color picker in the customizer changing the price slider color

Here is the full changelog:

  • Enhancement – Added styles to the Filter Products by Price block, so the accent color is used in the slider. #1508
  • Performance – Added CSS minification. #1503
  • Fix – Cover block text color attributes not being applied. #1513
  • Fix – Inconsistent font sizes of category and product titles in shop page. #1501
  • Dev – Update various dependencies, including major updates:
    • autoprefixer v10 and postcss v8 #1502
    • grunt-contrib-jshint v3 #1507
    • node-sass v5 #1523

Download the latest release of Storefront from WordPress.org, or venture over to Dashboard → Updates in your WordPress admin to update your theme.

As usual, if you see any issues, please log them in detail on Github.


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