Recycle 1.8 features and changelog

A new version of Recycle theme is here with several bugfixes and new options to customize your website. Recycle 1.8 comes with reorganised Theme Options and an updated documentation. You can read about the changes below. 

New features

  • Simple team widget: allows adding staff members manually, without using the post type
  • Color overlays on widgets and cells
  • Theme options: new settings added to improve site speed and SEO
  • Theme options: new settings for boxed container border rounding and drop-shadow
  • Theme options: possibility to hide the heading on page titles and display breadcrumbs only
  • Theme options: possibility to adjust menu item spacing
  • Theme options: boxed menu layout for header with bottom menu
  • Theme options: team settings


  • WooCommerce 3.3+ compatibility
  • Logos widget: option to open links in new tab
  • Page Settings now work on the Blog page.
  • Hide mobile menu search if not enabled
  • Page Builder UI minor improvements
  • Improved theme options UI (WordPress 4.9+ compatibility)
  • Contact form 7 date field and selected field improvements
  • Updated Documentation
  • Reorganised Theme Options for better UX
  • Improved boxed version
  • Improved sticky header
  • Improved mega menu


  • Submenu hiding behind featured pages widget.
  • Equal height on row not working with Google Maps widget
  • Team widget not showing the department after WordPress 4.9 update
  • Separators showing up on hidden rows
  • Flickering mega menu issue
  • Video lightbox interfering with image/gallery lightbox
  • Cropped accordion inside Advanced tabs widget

Theme Option changes:

Settings section renamed to General and divided into 3 subsections: Colors, Settings and SEO.

Typography section reorganised and divided into 3 subsections: Dark text colors, Light text colors and Text styles (body, lead text and headings customisation can be found here).

Menu section renamed to Navigation, reorganised and divided into 4 subsections: Menu elements (site search, CTA button and cart), Mega menu settings, Light menu colors and Dark menu colors.

Sticky header settings can be found under the Header section.

Prefooter and Copyright Area are now subsections of the Footer seciton.

How to Update your WordPress Theme?

Follow our guide to ensure a smooth transition.

Questions & Troubleshooting

We're sure you will love the new Recycle features which bring a lot of new possibilities for you to unleash your creativity in building new layouts and improving your existing websites.

If you are experiencing any issues with the new update or need further information, please open a support ticket here and we will help you resolve it. We have a great support team and usually reply to your tickets within couple of hours.

With regards,

The Orion team


Living the WordPress Magic.