Popcorn2 is regularly updated with changes. you can see all the changes below:

Popcorn v2 Changelog

v2.3.8 (March 18, 2024)

  • ADD: Addition of SaaS Template

v2.3.7 (March 5, 2024)

  • ADD: Addition of Product Review Template

v2.3.6 (February 22, 2024)

  • CHG: Fixed issue where post featured image was cropped.

v2.3.5 (February 22, 2024)

  • CHG: Replaced background image for very slight gradient on all templates

v2.3.4 (February 22, 2024)

  • FIX: Fixed an issue where some CSS wasnt loading correctly resulting in groups not applying backgrounds
  • FIX: Fixed an issue where some CSS wasnt loading correctly resulting in groups not applying borders

v2.3.3 (February 20, 2024)

  • FIX: Fixed issue where margin in footer was rendering incorrectly
  • ADD: Styling added for Contact Form 7
  • ADD: Addition of Merriweather, Open Sans and Roboto fonts
  • ADD: Addition of Poppins Font and set default to Poppins
  • ADD: Added background Image container to all templates
  • ADD: Added Glass style option to Group / Row / Stack blocks
  • CHG: Set default font to Poppins
  • CHG: Change of Primary color to make accessibility / contrast better
  • CHG: Assets changed to reflect color change
  • CHG: Headers rebuilt
  • CHG: Hero rebuilt
  • CHG: All templates now contained within a parent container for improved flexibity
  • CHG: All tempolate parts rebuilt more efficiently
  • CHG: Moved front page category links to a template part
  • CHG: Added Featured Posts 2 col part and embedded into default front page
  • CHG: Taxonomy template design changed.
  • CHG: Templates have been redesigned for improved efficiency with a reduced depth in the Document Object Model (DOM).

v2.3.2 (February 6, 2024)

  • ADD: Addition of Travel Template

v2.3.1 (January 30, 2024)

  • FIX: Fixed an issue where Excerpt font size could not be set as it was inheriting from paragraph block settings.
  • CHG: Changed footer year to 2024
  • ADD: Addition of Pro Blogger Template

v2.3.0 (January 9, 2024)

  • FIX: Fixed an issue where css for license wasn’t loading.
  • CHG: Removed Hero from Blog Roll
  • CHG: Template part categorisation to avoid errors.
  • ADD: Addition of default layouts added for Site Editor.
  • ADD: Addition of site parts added for Site Editor and Post/Page Editor.
  • ADD: Added library for recommended plugins.
  • ADD: Added Demo importer functionality

v2.2.3 (September 11, 2023)

  • ADD: Add empty index.php for backwards compatibility
  • ADD: Addition of Header and Footer only template (Thanks Josh)
  • FIX: In some conditions, licensing wasn’t being correctly applied. Added some extra conditional logic to fix.

v2.2.2 (August 19, 2023)

  • ADD: New Primary Alert patterns
  • ADD: New Featured In Patterns
  • ADD: New YouTube and description Patterns
  • ADD: New Call to Action Patterns
  • ADD: New Info Box patterns
  • ADD: New collapsable Table of Contents block patterns (Requires Gutenberg)
  • ADD: Public block patterns are now disabled by default, can be re-enabled in the options panel
  • ADD: Added count for Scheduled posts on Popcorn Dashboard (Thanks Josh)
  • ADD: Added Gradient style variation to featured image (Thanks Josh)
  • CHG: Changed pattern category structure
  • CHG: Block Pattern category efficiencies
  • CHG: More efficient update checks
  • CHG: Block patterns moved to preffered WP location
  • CHG: Block Styles PHP efficiencies
  • FIX: Fixed issue with blank html (Thanks Josh)
  • FIX: Some hosting providers caused an issue where ThemeUpdates caused a fatal error
  • FIX: Fixed an issue where fontface wasn’t applying globally (Thanks Mohammed)

v2.2.1 (August 11, 2023)

  • ADD: Addition of blank.html for landing pages (Thanks Josh)
  • ADD: Addition of padding for templates and parts
  • FIX: Resolved indent issue with new unordered list
  • FIX: Removal of Emojis from block patterns to be compatible with A2 Hosting’s database servers.

v2.2.0 (June 14, 2023)

  • FIX: Fixed issue with unordered list style not showing same in editor and front end
  • FIX: Fixed issue where there are no posts in dashboard causing fatal error
  • FIX: Fixed issue where Wordcount was including HTML tags
  • CHG: Migrated author bios template part to patterns folder
  • CHG: Site editor is out of Beta. Removed need for gutenberg. Gutenberg still required for Table of contents
  • ADD: Added icon block styles for unordered lists
  • ADD: New template part (Header Container) change your header globally here.
  • ADD: Additional notification patterns
  • ADD: Heading block style variations
  • ADD: Blockquote block style variation
  • ADD: Added icons for buttons
  • ADD: Added Clean table block style
  • BTA: Added Paragraph block variations to potentially replace alert block patterns
  • BTA: Automatically ID headings in your posts and pages. (thanks Josh!)
  • TST: WordPress 6.2.x testing
  • TST: Gutenberg testing
  • TST: Tested Search Icon for Gutenberg 16.0.0

v2.1.5 (March 6, 2023)

  • Fixed padding issue on product choice block patterns.

v2.1.4 (March 6, 2023)

  • Addition of vertical Dos and Dont’s
  • Fixed background in Dos and Don’ts pattern
  • Product choice boxes refactored to help with inconsistent sitestripe images
  • Sitestripe images can now be centered using a group that uses the class ‘popcorn-sitestripe-center’. Sitestripe dedicated block is ion the works.

v2.1.3 (February 13, 2023)

  • Added ability to show featured image to Admin Post Table (Suggestion by Josh, Thanks!)
  • Added ability to show approx reading time to Admin Post Table (Suggestion by Josh, Thanks!)
  • Addition of Popcorn post stats widget for dashboard
  • Theme files clean up

v2.1.2 (February 9, 2023)

  • Added author bio to author template (Thanks Vlad)
  • Steps block was causing an error after gutenberg update. Resolved with a replacement block pattern.

v2.1.1 (February 8, 2023)

  • Gutenberg 14.9.x testing
  • Addition of Call to Action block pattern
  • Refactor author part as template part
  • Set background color on authors template part
  • Ability to change paragraphs into some blocks
  • Gutenberg 15.x testing
  • Added ability to enable Last Updated field To Admin Post Table (Suggestion by Josh, Thanks!)
  • Added ability to enable Word Count field To Admin Post Table (Suggestion by Josh, Thanks!)
  • Placeholder images should now load properly if theme dir is not Popcorn2
  • Fixed an issue where some template parts were not loading
  • Initial WordPress 6.2 beta testing successful

v2.1.0 (December 29, 2022)

  • Added licensing – license keys available from
  • Added license missing notification
  • Block pattern now have searchable keywords within Gutenberg
  • Added ability to enable / disable featured image eager loading
  • Added ability to enable / disable legacy customizer
  • Added ability to enable / disable Classic menu support
  • Added ability to change excerpt length
  • Added ability to disable WordPress emojis
  • Added colored post status for admins

v2.0.6 (December 23, 2022)

  • Gutenberg 14.7.x testing
  • Addition of Micro header template part
  • Gutenberg 14.8 testing
  • Set search to 100% width in Sidebar
  • Addition of Block Patterns – Dos and Don’ts
  • Addition of Block Patterns – Pricing
  • Addition of Authors template part
  • Gutenberg automatically activates after installation
  • Added ability to remove taxonomy prefixes
  • Added ability to enable Reusable blocks menu item
  • Added popcorn links and theme information in options page
  • Credits added to options page

v2.0.5 (December 05, 2022)

  • Addition of pattern category ‘Popcorn utility’
  • Addition of pattern ‘Sitemap’
  • Addition of 2 table of contents containing icons
  • Addition of 404 template

v2.0.4 (November 30, 2022)

  • Cleanup of textdomain for theme updates
  • Addition of copyright
  • Gutenberg 14.6.0 testing
  • Gutenberg 14.6.1 testing
  • Start building out of Popcorn2 options panel
  • Added override for responsive width in options panel
  • Image caption font size set to small
  • Addition of more block patterns
  • Better icons & styling added to other block patterns
  • Added popcorn-full-height CSS class to groups within columns in footer

v2.0.3 (November 17, 2022)

  • Add classic menu support

v2.0.2 (November 16, 2022)

  • Removal of unused CSS classes from template parts
  • Realignment of some html5 elements in template parts
  • Removal of unused CSS classes from templates
  • Realignment of some html5 elements in templates
  • Removal of some CSS into theme.json
  • Migration of box shadow to theme.json
  • Migration of popcorn full height theme.json
  • Typo fix in product highlight pattern

v2.0.1 (November 09, 2022)

  • Version bump to v2.0.1
  • Clean up of files
  • Fix hero image url

v2.0.0 (November 08, 2022)

  • Initial release

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