WooThemes has announced WooFramework version 5.5.0 that is more optimal, much cleaning and best convenient. This lastest version has some important maintenance updates such as removal of WooSEO and the Sidebar Manager from the WooFramework core, with the alternatives of WordPress SEO by Yoast and the free WooSidebars plugin being recommended.
The updates in WooFramework 5.5.0:
- Removed WooSEO in favour of WordPress SEO by Yoast
- Removed Sidebar Manager in favour of WooSidebars
- Removed WP App Store installer
- Updated woo_pagination() function to better handle pagination of search queries and advanced term archive URLs
- Updated woo_image() function to better handle cases where the image height isn’t specified
- Code maintenance in the “Backup Settings” file. Remove WooSEO and Sidebar Manager data from the backup options.
- Removal of the WP App Store Installer