Essential Grid WordPress Plugin v2.1.0


Essential Grid WordPress Plugin v2.1.0 is a premium plugin for WordPress that allows you to display various content formats in a highly customizable grid. Possible applications range from portfolios, blogs, galleries, WooCommerce shops, price tables, services, product sliders, testimonials and anything else you can imagine.

v2.1.0 Artemis (8th July)
Added new Source Type “Streams” (fetch YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, flickr, Twitter, Facebook content)
Added new Item Skins for Social Streams
Added new Demo Grids for Social Streams, can be imported in the import/export page
Improved Grid Drawing processes to get smoother and quicker results
Added option to display standard WordPress Galleries as Essential Grids
Added support for recommended “Post Types Order” Plugin
Added support for only selecting a Post Type without Category or Tag
Added Option to add Filter that are not selected as an taxonomy
Added filters and actions in the whole plugin
Added option to turn on/off the Essential Grid Example Posttype
Added sorting by title, date and more for Custom Grids
Added YouTube/Vimeo/HTML5 Default Poster Options in Poster Orders Tab
Added option for Lazy Load, to show blurred thumbnails before loading the actual image
Added option for infinite scroll, to remove the “Load More” button
Added option to show/hide element only if LightBox is loading a Video
Added option to add Image Ratio also to Masonry Grids
Added Media Filter for Images in Grid Settings
Added Align Vertical and Horizontal options for Grid Elements
Added Image Draw Options like Cover and Contain Mode, and Repeat, Repeat-x, Repeat-Y and No-Repeat Mode for Grid Elements
Added new option to set Minimum Height of Masonry Content containers per Grid
Added option to choose background-fit for Skins and for each Item
Added option to choose background-position for Skins and for each Item
Added option to choose background-repeat for Skins and for each Item
Improved Lazy Load Speed and Processes
Added Width, Height, MinWidth, MinHeight, MaxWidth and MaxHeight options for Lightbox Elements
Lightbox AutoPlay, AutoPlaySpeed and Preload Image Amount options added
Added support for all common qTranslate plugins
Added option to change the Custom Post Type name/handle through filters
Added confirm message in Item Skin Editor if an element is deleted


General overhaul of the Documentations at Opening the LightBox will no longer set the scrollposition to 0. This can be changed again through a new option in the LightBox tab.
Enabled Link Meta and all type of metas from Ess. Grid to be used with the filters.
Reduced database queries up to 80%
Renamed Essential Grid Example Post Type from “Ess. Grid Posts” to “Ess. Grid Example Posts” (Slug remains the same so no posts are lost)
Backend Ajax Request Visualisation
Moved Media Poster Settings next to Media Source for Better Understanding
Moved Global Settings to an own SubMenu


Highly improved loading speed for big amounts of elements in Grid
Added a few fixes which will prevent the plugin from beeing broken if invalid HTML markup is added to Item Skins
Fixed a bug where the search may not work in Custom Based Grids
Fixed a bug where WPML could not translate the widget title
Lightbox will now work properly if global caching is enabled
Fixed a bug where the AND relation for posts may not work properly
Fixed WooCommerce Add To Cart bug
Fixed a bug in ShortCode Generator where in a Custom Grid, it did not work properly if you select an existing Grid for predefined settings
Changed database creation to fix most of the “Empty Ajax Response” issues
Fixed advanced filter issues
Removed tags that were shown using the Cat. List element
Fixed an UTF8 bug fetching the excerpt
Fixed import issues with Navigation Skin and Global Styles
Fixed JavaScript error occuring in WordPress comment edit page
Fixed bug in Custom Grids not beeing able to set Cover Meta link
Fixed cyrillic characters not working with filters
Fixed Lightbox Gallery Filter Based on Current page and Filter Based on All Pages issue, where Gallery Mode without adding Filters was not working well.
Fixed DropDown zIndex issues where Dropdown buttons was overlapping each other
Fixed DropDown Click Event handling on Mobile Devices
Fixed Media Zoom Effect Bug where Media disappears after Mouse Leave Event
Fixed offset not working if used in “Additional Parameters”
Fixed a bug where the custom class was missing the Post ID for custom CSS rules
Fixed a bug where removing the image in Custom Grids was not possible
Fixed a bug where multiple Quick Grids would not show up
Fixed a bug with loading ajax content in combination with Visual Composer
Removed title attributes from Backend Input fields to prevent conflicts with other plugins
Fixed WooCommerce bug introduced in latest WooCommerce version
Infinity Scroll issue fixed after swapping between Filters
Fixed Bug where Videos disappeared after Sorting the sinle Items in Grid
Essential Grid in Ajax Container fails to navigate between Contents due a Sector Failure has been fixed
Fixed Bugs in Video API where Videos were not stopping / playing based on user Interactions
Fixed disappearing Video Contents during Playback and Filter callbacks
Fixed Gallery, Content, Product based Detail Lightbox
Fixed HTML5 videos for lightbox
Fixed HTMl5 Video Sizing Issues in LightBox
Fixed Cobbles Jumping Effect on Filter change
Fixed Gallery Height issues on Filter Change by Cobbles and Masonry Elements
Fixed issue with showing similiar elements Multipe times in Lightbox
Fixed Thumbnail Size Issues in Lightbox
Fixed FullScreen Slide Out Skin issues
Fixed missing thumbnails in Lightbox for HTML5 videos

Features Essential Grid WordPress Plugin v2.1.0

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