Back Up Your Current Theme First
Please backup your current used theme before updating to a new version.
- Log in to your Ghost admin
- Go to Settings > Theme > Installed Themes
- Download your active theme
First, download the new theme version from the email you received about the theme update. If you lost the email or the download link, click here for more details.
To update your current theme to the new version, copy and replace the below listed Changed Files from the new theme version to your theme.
In case of any listed Deleted Files, safely remove the files from your theme.
In case of any listed New Files, copy the files to your theme with the same file path.
Copying a file from the new version to your theme will override it. You could redo your changes only if the file received an update.
Watch the following short video for a quick tutorial.
I always recommend updating your theme to the latest theme version to avoid future Ghost compatibility and API depreciation issues. Also, it will be easier to update to future theme updates too.
In case you encounter any issue while updating the theme, do/double-check the following:
- Deactivate and activate the theme again
- Upload the new/fresh theme version to see if the problem is from your theme or the new version
- Restart Ghost
- Make sure you uploaded the
routes.yamlfile if it is updated in the new theme version
- Make sure you updated all the mentioned files in the changelog below
------------ Version: 1.0.9 — 22 March 2021 ------------ ❗ Please update to Ghost 4 first and then apply this version. [+] New: Ghost 4.0 Support - Fixing all compatibility issues - Support for the new Public Review content card [+] Update: The theme is now using Portal notifications instead of the built-in ones. In Ghost 4.0, membership becomes an essential part of Ghost and no longer a beta feature. Accordingly, the login/subscribe, and all membership browser notifications come from Portal whether Portal is enabled or not. So, when a person logins to the website, the theme will show a message, and Portal will show one. Using Portal notifications ensures all notification messages will be up to date with Ghost membership updates, eliminate the conflict while login in, subscribe, or update a person's information. [+] Update: The paid membership plans are now public at /subscribe/, so a person can choose from them directly without subscribing first. Make sure to re-upload the updated routes.yaml file. If you want to show only a subscribe form, open theme file partials/header.hbs and on line 24 change /subscribe/ to /signup/. On the posting page, the call to action box button will direct to the subscribe page with membership plans if the post is Paid and direct to the /signup/ page if the post is for Members only. --- New Files: members/subscribe.hbs Deleted Files: partials/notifications.hbs assets/sass/components/_notifications.scss Changed Files: page.hbs post.hbs default.hbs error.hbs package-lock.json package.json routes.yaml assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/js/app.js assets/js/app.min.js assets/js/ghosthunter.js assets/sass/components/__all.scss assets/sass/components/_content.scss assets/sass/components/_archive.scss assets/sass/components/_member-plan.scss locales/ar.json locales/da.json locales/de.json locales/du.json locales/en.json locales/es.json locales/fi.json locales/fr.json locales/it.json locales/pt.json locales/tr.json members/account.hbs members/signin.hbs members/signup.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs partials/header.hbs partials/hero.hbs partials/loop.hbs partials/page-upgrade-cta.hbs partials/post-card.hbs partials/signup-plans.hbs
------------ VERSION - 1.0.8: Release on 05 March 2021 ------------ [+] Improve: Typography improvements for content elements (UL, OL) [+] Improve: Added outline to buttons for Accessibility [+] Improve: Color contrast for the subscribe notifications [+] Improve: Make subscribe forms input text full width in small screens. Thanks, Bhavesh! [+] Fix: Source code blocks background in dark mode [+] Improve: Source code blocks are now responsive. No text breaks, and now scrollable. Changed Files: package.json package-lock.json assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/sass/components/_buttons.scss assets/sass/components/_color-mode-btn.scss assets/sass/components/_content.scss assets/sass/components/_subscribe.scss assets/sass/elements/_code.scss assets/sass/settings/_colors-dark.scss assets/sass/settings/_colors.scss partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs
------------ VERSION - 1.0.7: Release on 16 December 2020 ------------ [+] New: Added support for Ghost Secondary Navigation in the theme footer [+] Improve: Inter font loading performance Now, the font is served from Google Fonts CDN instead of loading the font locally [+] Improve: Membership text copywriting improvements. For example, `Log in` instead of `Log In` [+] Improve: ISO code for the Dutch language in search [+] Improve: Rename the Dutch language translation file name to nl.json instead of du.json [+] Improve: Used CSS `max-height` to control the logo image instead of `max-width` This makes resizing the logo more flexible. Consider reviewing your logo size after this update Docs: https://aspirethemes.com/docs/hue#customize-logo-size [+] Improve: Added explicit `width` and `height` attributes to images to avoid Cumulative Layout Shift [+] Update: NPM packages [+] Update: The tooltips CSS package to use the new repo (@primer/css) [+] Update: Deploy Ghost Theme Github action config file [+] Fix: Search date. Now using the published date instead of the created date New Files: partials/fonts.hbs assets/sass/components/_footer-nav.scss locales/nl.json Deleted Files: locales/du.json partials/teaser.hbs assets/sass/settings/_fonts.scss assets/fonts/inter/Inter-italic.var.woff2 assets/fonts/inter/Inter-roman.var.woff2 Changed Files: .github/workflows/deploy-theme.yml .jshintignore README.md assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/js/app.js assets/js/app.min.js assets/js/ghosthunter.js assets/sass/components/__all.scss assets/sass/components/_author.scss assets/sass/components/_footer-nav.scss assets/sass/components/_logo.scss assets/sass/components/_post-card.scss assets/sass/components/_post-hero.scss assets/sass/settings/__all.scss assets/sass/settings/_type.scss assets/sass/vendor/__all.scss author.hbs default.hbs gulpfile.js locales/ar.json locales/da.json locales/de.json locales/en.json locales/es.json locales/fi.json locales/fr.json locales/it.json locales/pt.json locales/tr.json members/signin.hbs members/signup.hbs package-lock.json package.json partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs partials/fonts.hbs partials/footer.hbs partials/header.hbs partials/hero-subscribe-form.hbs partials/hero.hbs partials/page-upgrade-cta.hbs partials/post-card.hbs partials/post-hero.hbs partials/post-meta.hbs partials/subscribe-list.hbs
------------ VERSION - 1.0.6: Release on 14 October 2020 ------------ [+] Fix: Podcast number in podcast tag page. Thanks Ami! [====] Changed Files: default.hbs package-lock.json package.json tag.hbs [====]
------------ VERSION - 1.0.5: Release on 24 September 2020 ------------ [+] Improve: Content typography and embedded iframe improvements [+] Improve: Change the `Sign Up` label to `Subscribe` [+] Improve: Remove white background from Twitter and Instagram embeds [+] Fix: Commento MARKDOWN preview styling issues [====] Changed Files: assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/sass/components/_alerts.scss assets/sass/components/_content.scss assets/sass/components/_kg-card.scss assets/sass/components/_post-hero.scss assets/sass/elements/_blockquote.scss assets/sass/elements/_type.scss assets/sass/vendor/__all.scss locales/ar.json locales/da.json locales/de.json locales/du.json locales/en.json locales/es.json locales/fi.json locales/fr.json locales/it.json locales/pt.json locales/tr.json members/signup.hbs package-lock.json package.json partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs partials/header.hbs post.hbs [====] [====] New Files: assets/sass/vendor/_commento.scss [====] [====] Deleted Files: assets/css/dark-min-rtl.css assets/css/dark-min.css assets/css/dark.min.css assets/css/style.min.css [====]
------------ VERSION - 1.0.4: Release on 02 September 2020 ------------ [+] Fix: Twitter card width. [+] Fix: Gulp zip script to include hidden files that are used in and help in development mode. Thanks, Daniel! [+] Fix: Episode counter script console for non-home pages. [+] Fix: Account page Cancel subscription button style. [+] Improve: Add loading indicator for Subscribe page buttons. This will improve the user experience as the connection between Ghost and Stripe might take a second. This will also remove the confusion that clicking the button didn't work from the first time. Thanks, Angus! [====] Changed Files: assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/sass/components/_buttons.scss assets/sass/components/_kg-card.scss author.hbs default.hbs gulpfile.js package-lock.json package.json partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs tag.hbs [====] [====] New Files: ---- NOTE: These are files are used in and help in development mode. Not adding them will not affect how the theme works in your blog. They will be invisible by default. If you are using Mac, press (Command + Shift + .) to show them. If you opened the theme in your code editor, you should see them fine. ---- .editorconfig .gitignore .jshintignore .jshintrc [====]
------------ VERSION - 1.0.3: Release on 20 July 2020 ------------ [+] Improve: Post text readability [+] Fix: Header space issue in small screens [====] Changed Files: assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/sass/components/_content.scss assets/sass/components/_header.scss package-lock.json package.json partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs [====]
------------ VERSION - 1.0.2: Release on 2 July 2020 ------------ [+] Improve: Accessibility [+] Improve: Change membership titles to H1 [+] New: Added integration with Deploy Ghost Theme Github action [+] New: Added gulp zip command to easily zip the theme [+] New: Added Turkish translation. Thanks to S.Furkan Teke! [+] Fix: Load more text typo [+] Fix: Prevent post cards from expanding to full width of only one card is available [+] Fix: Content image alignments for small images [+] Fix: Alerts elements design when empty [+] Fix: Post hero meta alignment when there is no image in small screen [====] Changed Files: assets/css/style-min-rtl.css assets/css/style-min.css assets/js/app.min.js assets/sass/components/__all.scss assets/sass/components/_kg-card.scss assets/sass/components/_notifications.scss assets/sass/components/_post-card.scss assets/sass/components/_post-hero.scss assets/sass/settings/_colors.scss assets/sass/trumps/__all.scss assets/sass/objects/_grid.scss default.hbs gulpfile.js locales/ar.json locales/da.json locales/de.json locales/du.json locales/en.json locales/es.json locales/fi.json locales/fr.json locales/it.json locales/pt.json locales/tr.json partials/post-card.hbs members/account.hbs members/signin.hbs members/signup.hbs package-lock.json package.json partials/compiled/inline-css-rtl.hbs partials/compiled/inline-css.hbs partials/notifications.hbs partials/pagination.hbs partials/post-hero.hbs page.hbs post.hbs partials/search-form.hbs partials/subscribe-list.hbs [====] [====] New Files: locales/tr.json assets/sass/components/_alerts.scss .github/workflows/deploy-theme.yml [====] [====] Deleted Files: assets/sass/trumps/_alerts.scss [====]
------------ VERSION - 1.0.1: Release on 7 May 2020 ------------ [+] New: Added member subscription information into Account page [+] New: Added dark mode [+] New: Add lazy loading for hero icons [+] Improve: Change page titles to H1 for SEO [+] Improve: Used Inter variable font [+] Improve: Increase logo image size [+] Fix: Twitter card width in mobile screen [====] Changed Files: It is recommended to use this version as a starting point, as some of the theme code is rewritten from scratch to support the dark mode verison and a lot of files has changed. [====]
------------ VERSION - 1.0.0: Release on 15 February 2020 ------------ [+] Initial Release
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