All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.
Added the first version of the new Elegant UI package. #131
Introduced the new Elegant CMS content admin panel and content editor. #141
Migrate all code away from the ‘core’ namespace. #185
Included a starter landing page with instructions on the steps of using Elegant. #198
Updated the welcome page to look more consistent with Elegant styling. #156
Updated the sitemap to include dynamic content. #171
Updated the blog and docs SEO. #173
Fixed the table of contents headings. #177
Show the docs page title and section on the mobile header. #180
Table of contents heading fix. #181
Feature/remove legal page layout js. #153
Fix/cms saved file path fix. #158
Moved the blog post images into the public directory. #157
Feature/dynamic blog route. #159
Enhancement/remove static mdx loader logic. #160
Refactor/remove js layout files. #161
Feature/updated RSS feed. #162
Enhancement/remove deprecated items. #164
Upgrade to Next.js 13. #163
Enhancement/updated layout. #165
Enhancement/navigation loading. #166
Enhancement/updated navigation. #168
Feature/noindex on admin pages. #169
Added the “Built with Elegant” component. #139
Added Discord Icon. #190
Added a Video Player component for displaying YouTube videos. #182
Added Facebook Icon. #186
Migrate Icons to the UI package. #170
Enhancement/UI components. #167
Removed the background SVG image from the welcome page. #144
Migrated the trademark policy page to tsx. #151
Migrated the brand policy page to tsx. #152
Version 3.0 final pre-push. #199
Created a clean and simple admin login page; complete with Dark Mode support. #96
Added a dynamic name to the CMS panel configuration. #92
Created a new
Admin configuration loading. #90
Improved readme for the Elegant project on GitHub. #118
Created a reusable Hero Section component for landing pages. #120
Migrated the existing navigation and author configurations to the config namespace. #107
Updated Storybook to version 7. #117
Updated MDX-Loader to version 2. #113
Added an arrow icon to the external links in the footer. #110
Included a Brand Policy page. #105
Removed deprecated components from previously released versions. #108
Created a ‘Development Tools’ documentation page. #106
Upgraded Elegant to React 18 and Node 18. #84
Node JS versions 16 and 18 and now supported. #87
Created a core ‘Card’ component, complete with stories and tests. #95
Added our Discord chat invite url to the footer. #76
Added a video player component for embedding YouTube videos within Elegant pages. #75
Fixed an issue where the canonical url tag was not loading properly. #68
/config namespace to hold all current and future Elegant configurations. #50
Included a canonical url on all pages to further boost the SEO experience. #30
Added Storybook JS with dark mode support to Elegant to allow developers to build components in isolation. #26
Added complete sitemaps with robots.txt. #2
.env.test environment file to provide Jest variables during unit testing. #23
Introduced enhanced SEO items to the Elegant project, such as rich snippets.
Created a core components namespace for simplified theming and extendability in future versions of Elegant.
Improved favicons across all browsers.
Slimmed down the existing
.env file during project creation to only include the basic settings a user might need to start a new app. #37
.env.example file that includes all of the essential configuration items a content creator may want. #37
Improved the output message displayed to users during project creation. #35
Included an auto-generated Trademark policy page that includes basic business details loaded from the config file. #44
Added native Tailwind theme colors inside tailwind.config.js file. Theme configuration
Added native ConvertKit newsletter sign-up support via the .env file. ConvertKit configuration
Updated the Elegant CLI init script to provide detailed instructions for the build steps when starting a new project. #13
Created a new core
Splash Page layout. The splash page layout can be used for creating landing pages with sticky headers and custom navigation. #16
Added a sticky header meta page option.
core components namespace. The core components will function as a starting point for future theme creation and extendability. #17
Created a new “Splash” landing page layout template for creating simple landing pages.
Updated the footer URL links to pop open in a new tab if they are linking to external URLs.
Added Jest testing to the library.
Major upgrade to Next.js.
Added MDX Loader for creating web pages from Markdown files.
Added Tailwind CSS to craft a beautiful frontend theme.
GitHub Actions ci integration.
Added Elegant base theme with a near-perfect Lighthouse SEO score.
Updated the application configuration to seamlessly support Next.js and Vercel.com hosting. #5
Added Jest end-to-end integration testing. #3
Added Jest testing
Created install docs as a sample guide.
Added easy config with .env files
Added Light mode/ Dark mode support
Created Docs site template
Created npx elegant-init cli command