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=== Courage ===
Author URI:
Theme URI:
Contributors: themezee
Tags: two-columns, light, purple, custom-background, custom-header, custom-menu, editor-style, blog, entertainment, news, featured-image-header, featured-images, flexible-header, custom-colors, full-width-template, sticky-post, threaded-comments, translation-ready, theme-options, fluid-layout, responsive-layout, one-column, left-sidebar, right-sidebar, three-columns, black, red, blue, silver, white, green, gray
Requires at least: 4.7
Tested up to: 5.4
License: GPLv2 or later
License URI:

Courage is a great way to start your personal blog or magazine website today.

== Description ==

Courage is a great way to start your personal blog or magazine website today. The theme is very easy to use and looks awesome on every device. It includes a beautiful featured post slideshow and a clean and flexible Magazine Homepage template. Hope you enjoy it!

For more information about Courage please go to

== Installation ==

1. In your admin panel, go to Appearance -> Themes and click the 'Add New' button.
2. Type in Courage in the search form and press the 'Enter' key on your keyboard.
3. Click on the 'Activate' button to use your new theme right away.
4. Go to for a guide on how to customize this theme.
5. Navigate to Appearance > Customize in your admin panel and customize to taste.

== Changelog ==

= 1.5.4 =
* added new wp_body_open action hook
* improved Block Editor styling for WordPress 5.4

= 1.5.3 =
* added Skip-to-Content link for improved accessibility

= 1.5.2 =
* fixed missing slider tag bug in WordPress Block Editor

= 1.5.1 =
* added font display swap to default theme fonts

= 1.5 =
* added styling for Gutenberg blocks
* added custom color palette for Gutenberg
* added editor styling for WordPress 5.0

= 1.4 =
* added default theme fonts as local fonts
* use local fonts instead of Google fonts for GDPR compliance

= 1.3.4 =
* added Magazine Homepage widgets to blog index

= 1.3.3 =
* added editor shortcuts and instant live preview for site title and tagline in Customizer
* improved styling of footer navigation menu
* changed demo links in Customizer and Theme Info

= 1.3.2 =
* fixed mobile menus on RTL language sites
* moved Theme Links to Theme Options panel dropdown

= 1.3.1 =
* added Right-to-Left language support

= 1.3.0 =
* fixed dropdown menus on mobile navigation menus

= 1.2.9 =
* fixed styling of main navigation menu with default pages

= 1.2.8 =
* added readme.txt file
* improved styling of navigation menus
* added styling for mega menu plugin
* updated tags in style.css
* fixed responsive image srcset attribute for custom header image

= 1.2.7 =
* added added alt and srcset attributes to custom header image
* added support for scroll method of Infinite Scroll
* removed theme prefixes for loading common third-party scripts
* updated theme tags in style.css

= 1.2.6 =
* added selective refresh support in customizer for sidebars and widgets
* added version numbers to wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script functions
* updated flexlider, html5shiv and Genericons

= 1.2.5 =
* updated custom color settings for site title
* added support for new custom logo feature from WordPress 4.5
* added slider speed setting to Customizer

You can upload your logo image on Appearance -> Customize -> Site Identity now.

= 1.2.4 =
* fixed spacing of featured header image on static pages
* fixed size of custom header image (please regenerate your thumbnails if necessary)

= 1.2.3 =
* added support for Jetpack Infinite Scroll feature

= 1.2.2 =
* removed extract() function from widget files for better readable code
* changed all links to https and made them translatable

= 1.2.1 =
* added support for ThemeZee Related Posts plugin
* added category and tag descriptions on archive template
* added previous/next post navigation on single post view
* fixed post title styling of Category Posts Grid widget

= 1.2.0 =
* added basic support for wooCommerce
* added support for ThemeZee Breadcrumbs plugin
* added custom header image settings
* added theme links in theme options panel
* added top navigation menu and header text setting

= 1.1.9 =
* added boxed design theme setting
* removed empty spaces at the end of template files
* fixed styling of 404 template

= 1.1.8 =
* added Post Slider page template
* changed all h2 post and page titles to h1 for better SEO
* fixed postmeta styling for widget bundle

= 1.1.7 =
* added escaping for translation strings for improved security

= 1.1.6 =
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Boxed widget
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Columns widget
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Grid widget
* fixed CSS stylesheet for widget bundle

= 1.1.5 =
* moved additional functions from functions.php to extras.php and template-tags.php
* added theme support for Widget Bundle Addon Plugin
* removed fallback solution for new title tag feature of WordPress
* removed function_exists wrappers for action hook functions
* changed implementation of threaded comments javascript

= 1.1.4 =
* moved register_widget functions to widgets_init action hook to fix widget translation
* improved customizer sections to be translation-ready
* updated German translation file

= 1.1.3 =
* improved phrasing of all translatable text strings
* improved code of 404.php and search.php templates
* updated language files

= 1.1.2 =
* fixed deprecating PHP4 style constructors notices in WordPress 4.3

= 1.1.1 =
* added setting for deactivating default google fonts in case they are not compatible with user language
* added translation files for Dutch, Italian, French, Polish and Greek

= 1.1.0 =
* changed search title HTML markup in search.php
* changed archive titles to use the new the_archive_title() function
* removed unnecessary template files tag.php, category.php and author.php

= 1.0.9 =
* added setting to display or hide post date
* added setting to display or hide post author
* added setting to display or hide post categories
* added setting to display or hide post tags

= 1.0.8 =
* fixed spelling mistake in style.css
* fixed footer navigation menu toggle

= 1.0.7 =
* moved featured content settings to post slider section in Customizer
* added number of posts setting for the Featured Post Slider
* added active_callback parameter to display slider controls only when slider is activated

= 1.0.6 =
* changed navigation.js to use our new developed responsiveMenu function
* added dropdown icons and animations for nested submenus on mobile navigation
* added language files for German

= 1.0.5 =
* added new classes entry-title, updated and author for google microformats structure
* added comments section to fullwidth page template (of course you can still deactivate comments if you want)

= 1.0.4 =
* updated Featured Content class to new version with many code improvements
* added new setting to display featured posts in latest blog post listing
* removed unnecessary HTML markup and Genericons in theme-info.php

= 1.0.3 =
* changed category dropdown setting in Category Post widgets to show empty categories
* changed implementation of title tag to add_theme_support method
* removed old unnecessary wp_title filter function

= 1.0.2 =
* added unminified version of html5shiv.min.js and jquery.flexslider-min.js
* added check if current user can edit theme options before displaying admin notices on frontend
* changed namespacing of image size names: added theme slug as prefix
* fixed linked widget titles in Category Post Widgets with "All Categories" selected

= 1.0.1 =
* fixed wrong filter name for implementing Google Fonts
* fixed ampersand escape bug in pagination links (

= 1.0 =
Initial Release

== Copyright ==

Courage WordPress Theme, Copyright 2016
Courage is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

== Ressources ==

Courage bundles the following third-party resources:

1. Images, Copyright 2013
Images such as default slider image included in this theme package are created by myself and licensed under GNU GPL.
License URL Default Slider Image:

2. Genericons, Copyright 2015 Automattic, Inc.
The theme uses the Genericons icon font for Postmeta Icons and Social Icons, which is licensed under GNU GPL.
Source URL:
License of Genericon Icon font:

2. Screenshot Photography (used on screenshot.png)
The demo photos used in screenshot.png are coming from Pixabay and are licensed under CC0 (GPL compatible).
Source URL:
Image 1:
Image 2:
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License URL:

3. Flexslider, Copyright 2012 WooThemes
The frontpage slideshow is powered by jQuery FlexSlider v2.1 by WooThemes
Free to use under the GPLv2 license:

4. Featured Content class, Copyright 2014 Twenty Fourteen theme
Courage uses the Featured Content class for the post slideshow
License of Twenty Fourteen:

5. Fonts
Default Fonts used in the theme are from the Google Font API and are GPL-compatible licensed (SIL Open Font License (OFL))
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