Vantage Version 1.2

On May 20th 2013, Vantage 1.2 was released. This is a major release introducing several new features as well as many other features and bug fixes. Upgrading is recommended, however if using a child theme please consult the child theme author to ensure your child theme is prepared for the upgrade. Fixed 107 tickets total.

The most notable features are Events, Maps, and an improved internal checkout system.

Upgrade Information

Use the AppThemes Updater Plugin to automatically update the theme, or visit and click on My Account to download the updated version.

New features and Enhancements

A summary of new features, enhancements and changes is included below:

  • Events
    • Description
      • Events are date based items for listing upcoming events
      • Events have a basic payment structure that includes
        • Price
        • Duration
        • Featured on home (with price)
        • Featured on category (with price)
        • Categories included
        • Event expiration
        • Event category surcharges
      • Events categories in main nav includes large drop down similar to business listings
      • Events categories are separate from business listing categories
      • Single events use comments instead of reviews
      • Events importer added
  • Event widgets
    • New, widgetized sidebars include single event page
    • Events list pages use “Main Sidebar”
    • Create an event button widget
      • Adds orange button to sidebar
    • Listing/event location
      • Adds map of event location
      • Driving directions (including print feature)
    • Event attendees
      • Change your RSVP
      • Displays list of attendees
    • Similar events
      • Basic listing, little formatting
    • Upcoming events
      • Basic listing, little formatting
    • Recently added events
      • Basic listing, little formatting
    • Popular events
      • Basic listing, little formatting
  • Maps
    • Jumbo map
      • A new, large map is available for list pages (home, archives, search etc)
      • Map shows all listings and events on list pages
      • Map is activated by adding the “Listings/Events Locations” widget to the “List Page Top Sidebar”
    • Geo settings
      • Map geo settings are in new location in anticipation of AppMaps plugins that will allow the use of map APIs from Bing, MapQuest, Nokia and Leaflet
      • Google is still default map provider and geocoding provider
    • Driving directions
      • Provides driving directions from a user defined location
      • Available for business listings and events
      • Includes printable directions
  • New business listing pricing structure
    • Multiple events
      • Number of allowable categories determined in pricing plans : admin > pricing > plans
      • Includes category surcharges : admin > pricing > settings > listings tab
    • Note changes in admin for Pricing Settings, Pricing Plans and Vantage Settings
    • Many changes in how theme handles purchases and claim listings.
  • New business listing features
    • Contact business listing owner
    • Sorting for all business listing list pages (home, archives, etc)
    • Driving directions (see above)

Files Modified

Added		archive-event.php
Added		categories-list-event.php
Added		categories-list-listing.php
Added		checkout.php
Added		claim-listing-categories.php
Added		comments-event.php
Added		content-event.php
Added		content-renew-listing.php
Added		create-event.php
Added		dashboard-event-comments.php
Added		dashboard-event-favorites.php
Added		dashboard-events-attending.php
Added		dashboard-events.php
Added		edit-event.php
Added		email.php
Added		examples/events.csv
Added		form-event.php
Added		home-events-loop.php
Added		home.php
Added		images/calendar-icon.png
Added		images/event-attending-attendee.png
Added		images/event-attending-check-mini.png
Added		images/event-attending-check.png
Added		images/event-attending-thumb.png
Added		images/event-attending-x.png
Added		images/event-cal-multi-thumb-bg.png
Added		images/event-cal-thumb-bg.png
Added		images/events-archive-dropdown-arrow.gif
Added		images/events-archive-dropdown-selected.gif
Added		images/events-archive-nav-bg.gif
Added		images/events-archive-nav-next.png
Added		images/events-archive-nav-prev.gif
Added		images/events-archive-nav-prev.png
Added		images/icon-claim-listing.png
Added		images/icon-event-favorite.png
Added		images/icon-events-attending.png
Added		images/icon-favorite-listing.png
Added		images/icon-new-listing.png
Added		images/icon-view-event-comments.png
Added		images/icon-view-events.png
Added		images/icon-view-listings.png
Added		images/icon-view-reviews.png
Added		images/map-corner-bl.png
Added		images/map-corner-br.png
Added		images/map-corner-tl.png
Added		images/map-corner-tr.png
Added		images/map-pin-blue.png
Added		images/map-pin-gray.png
Added		images/map-pin-green.png
Added		images/map-pin-icon.png
Added		images/map-pin-orange.png
Added		images/map-pin-purple.png
Added		images/map-pin-red-round.png
Added		images/map-pin-red.png
Added		images/map-pin-shadow.png
Added		images/map-pin-teal-round.png
Added		images/map-pin-teal.png
Added		images/map-pin-yellow.png
Added		includes/admin/category-surcharge.php
Added		includes/checkout/checkout-dev.php
Added		includes/checkout/checkout-tags.php
Added		includes/checkout/class-checkout-list.php
Added		includes/checkout/class-checkout-step.php
Added		includes/checkout/class-checkout.php
Added		includes/checkout/views-checkout.php
Added		includes/custom-comment-type-helper.php
Added		includes/custom-forms
Added		includes/custom-post-type-helper.php
Added		includes/events/admin/admin.php
Added		includes/events/admin/event-single.php
Added		includes/events/admin/pricing.php
Added		includes/events/admin/scripts/event-edit.js
Added		includes/events/admin/settings.php
Added		includes/events/capabilities.php
Added		includes/events/categories.php
Added		includes/events/comments.php
Added		includes/events/custom-forms.php
Added		includes/events/dashboard.php
Added		includes/events/event-activate.php
Added		includes/events/event-form.php
Added		includes/events/event-purchase.php
Added		includes/events/event-status.php
Added		includes/events/favorites.php
Added		includes/events/featured.php
Added		includes/events/functions.php
Added		includes/events/load.php
Added		includes/events/scripts/scripts.js
Added		includes/events/template-tags.php
Added		includes/events/views-checkout.php
Added		includes/events/views.php
Added		includes/events/widgets.php
Added		includes/geo/admin/settings.php
Added		includes/geo/geocoders/geocoder-class.php
Added		includes/geo/geocoders/geocoder-functions.php
Added		includes/geo/geocoders/geocoder-registry.php
Added		includes/geo/geocoders/google-geocoder.php
Added		includes/geo/load.php
Added		includes/geo/map-providers/google-maps.js
Added		includes/geo/map-providers/google-maps.php
Added		includes/geo/map-providers/map-provider-class.php
Added		includes/geo/map-providers/map-provider-functions.php
Added		includes/geo/map-providers/map-provider-registry.php
Added		includes/listing-claim.php
Added		includes/listing-renew.php
Added		order-select.php
Added		purchase-event-existing.php
Added		purchase-event-new.php
Added		purchase-event.php
Added		renew-listing-categories.php
Added		renew-listing.php
Added		scripts/event-edit.js
Added		scripts/listing-categories.js
Added		sidebar-list-page-top.php
Added		sidebar-single-event.php
Added		single-event.php
Added		style-login.css
Added		styles/google-directions-print.css
Added		tests/lib
Added		tests/test_core.php
Deleted		categories-list.php
Deleted		images/Thumbs.db
Deleted		images/faves.png
Deleted		images/tiny-add-listings-icon.png
Deleted		images/tiny-listings-icon.png
Deleted		images/tiny-reviews-icon.png
Modified	archive-listing.php
Modified	changed_files.txt
Modified	changelog.txt
Modified	claim-listing.php
Modified	content-claimed-listing.php
Modified	content-listing-expired.php
Modified	content-listing.php
Modified	create-listing.php
Modified	dashboard-favorites.php
Modified	dashboard-listings.php
Modified	dashboard-reviews.php
Modified	edit-listing.php
Modified	form-listing.php
Modified	form-login.php
Modified	form-password-recovery.php
Modified	form-password-reset.php
Modified	form-registration.php
Modified	form-review-reply.php
Modified	form-review.php
Modified	framework
Modified	functions.php
Modified	header.php
Modified	includes/admin-bar.php
Modified	includes/admin/admin.css
Modified	includes/admin/admin.php
Modified	includes/admin/dashboard.php
Modified	includes/admin/featured.php
Modified	includes/admin/listing-single.php
Modified	includes/admin/pricing.php
Modified	includes/admin/scripts/listing-edit.js
Modified	includes/admin/settings.php
Modified	includes/categories.php
Modified	includes/core.php
Modified	includes/custom-forms.php
Modified	includes/customizer.php
Modified	includes/dashboard.php
Modified	includes/emails.php
Modified	includes/favorites.php
Modified	includes/featured.php
Modified	includes/files.php
Modified	includes/images.php
Modified	includes/listing-activate.php
Modified	includes/listing-form.php
Modified	includes/listing-purchase.php
Modified	includes/options.php
Modified	includes/payments
Modified	includes/payments.php
Modified	includes/reviews.php
Modified	includes/template-tags.php
Modified	includes/utils.php
Modified	includes/views.php
Modified	includes/widgets.php
Modified	order-checkout.php
Modified	order-summary.php
Modified	purchase-listing-existing.php
Modified	purchase-listing-new.php
Modified	purchase-listing.php
Modified	reviews-listing.php
Modified	scripts/jquery.tinynav.js
Modified	scripts/listing-edit.js
Modified	scripts/scripts.js
Modified	sidebar-dashboard.php
Modified	sidebar.php
Modified	single-listing.php
Modified	style.css
Modified	styles/blue.css
Modified	styles/gray.css
Modified	styles/green.css
Modified	styles/navy.css
Modified	styles/orange.css
Modified	styles/pink.css
Modified	styles/purple.css
Modified	styles/red.css
Modified	vantage.pot
Modified	wrapper.php
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