The Story of
Pinegrow

4 years
50+ releases

4.91

Visual control for CSS gradients and a library of gradient presets

Improved Visual CSS Grid Editor

Bootstrap 4.1.3

Automatically save the CSS file when the SASS or LESS source file change outside of Pinegrow

Download for Mac, Windows & Linux

4.9

Visual CSS Grid Editor with:

Edit the grid layout

Manage named areas and named tracks

Move and resize grid elements

Drop elements directly to the grid

Create responsive grids

Turn off the CSS grid support when creating fallbacks for older browsers

4.8

Light UI theme

Keep custom HTML formatting

Manage and use Google Fonts directly from the CSS Visual editor

Font Awesome 5

Avoiding multiple registrations

Add url() when setting the background image inline style

Output Navigation menu to a variable

4.7

Bootstrap 4.1

Controlling the remote access to the Internal web server

Copy the url of Unsplash photos

Use “_” in HTML tag names

Team collaboration with User variables in Theme settings

“Enable REST API” setting for Custom Post Types, required for Gutenberg

Easily add IF statement to Post Field and Customizer Field smart actions

post_permalink() -> get_permalink()

4.6

Smart Actions that make theme creation even simpler

CMD + W (CTRL + W on Win and Linux) shortcut for exporting the whole theme.

Use WordPress -> Validate and show Content area to visualize the Site Content area on templates.

Page Template action can now have custom field key, for example “WP Post Template”.

get_field() function from ACF.

New Actions and WordPress panel has better organization.

4.5

Easily customize Bootstrap 4 themes

Customize SASS variables with smart dependencies

Bootstrap 4 pagination and navigation

4.4

Free images for your projects from Unsplash

Object-fit and object-position CSS properties

Improved paste into inline text editor

The Snowman is back!

4.3

Bootstrap 4 is out

Toggle the display of Visual helpers with CMD/CTRL + T

Improved Drag & Drop

4.2

Foundation 6.4 with all new visual tools

Image overlay guides for pixel perfect designs

Faster Page code editing, especially noticeable on large pages

Save Partial action accepts a relative path as well.

Support for remote stylesheets with the integrity attribute.

4.1

CSS Grid properties in CSS Visual editor

Improved value sliders in Visual Editor, change values by dragging the mouse or using UP and DOWN keys

Pick colors from anywhere in the Pinegrow window

Show inline styles in Active CSS panel

Bootstrap improvements

4.0

Bootstrap 4 with new visual tools for grids and columns, page libraries and responsive controls

Improved UI that gets out of your way when you don’t need it

Floating panels

Integrated CSS editing with Visual editor, Code and List editor

Easily change element tag name

Simpler Undo and Redo

Grab an element on the page to move or clone it

Control over element order when duplicating a group of elements

Improved performance and startup time

3.11

Double-click to collapse panels

Active CSS panel shows rules with :after and :before pseudo selectors

3.1

Faster CSS styling workflow

Improved text editing

Shiny new Help and Tutorials

Javascript syntax highlighting in code editor when you open a JS file through Project panel

3.07

Atom live sync is back

Split and Merge HTML elements

Compile & Save command for SASS/LESS stylesheets

Hide selected element border

More predefined workspaces

3.0

Redesigned User Interface

Select and edit multiple elements

Intelligent Drag & Drop that can rearrange layouts of multiple selected elements

Library panel with Quick insert and direct code input

Editable Tree panel

Quickly add and remove classes from elements

Repeat commands N times with Repeater

Seamless inline text editing

Multiple page views instantly in sync

Element code view with HTML and simplified PUG syntax

The brand new CSS editor with Active panel, Visual editor and List editor

CSS selector maker

Full support for SASS and LESS with instant live view

Undo / Redo history

2.95

Status bar with path to the selected element that lets you easily select any of the element’s parents

ASP, ASPX and ERB template editing in addition to PHP

Improved backup

Edit files without extension

2.94

Classes shown in the tree are now updated when properties in PROP panel change

Use Name in the Tree and in the Info section of the PROP panel

Manage Google Fonts (old asset manager) was added to Page menu

SVG elements can be edited with Element edit code

2.93

Pinegrow CMS for static HTML websites

Add and Remove links with contextual menu

Auto update CSS rules display in Style PROP section

Easily make Font Awesome icons and Bootstrap button types editable in Editable areas

Bootstrap and Foundation updated to the latest version

Free WordPress and HTML templates

2.92

Double clicking on an image will open image selection dialog

When selecting an image located outside of the project folder, Pinegrow asks if you want to copy the file to the project

Classes are shown in the tree

Background image property was added to Style section of the PROP panel

ESC key exits the inline edit mode

Setting for ignored subfolders

Larger click area for assigning classes in the CSS panel

Deleting an element will select the next element

Background image in Editable area can be editable

Listing which component types can be edited in the inner content of the editable area

Components -> Quick update now runs in the interactive mode

Duplicate component definition or create instance

A warning notice is shown before a component definition is deleted

Page -> Restore master page optional areas brings back optional editable areas that were deleted on the child page

2.91

WordPress Starter Theme updated to 1.2

Display custom theme header image

2.9

Live sync Pinegrow with Atom - the perfect IDE for the web

2.81

Global setting to disable Javascript while editing pages in Pinegrow

2.8

Copy & Paste with Clipboard panel

Auto-complete in PROP and ACT panels

Edit Javascript and other non-HTML files

Search document tree by selector

Page properties

Detect problems with the internal webserver and offer solutions.

WordPress quick export can be turned off

2.7

Editable areas are displayed in PROP panel

Collapse and expand tree levels

Foundation and Materialize update

2.65

Smart components can now have descriptions

Option to use component photos only for previews

The link between WordPress Template parts and Smart components

Bootstrap was upgraded to 3.3.6.

Bootstrap Blocks “Soft scroll #links” property was added

Font Awesome plugin now adds Font Awesome CSS resources through Page -> Manage plugins & libraries

2.6

Rearrange UI panels

Edit code in a separate window

Better tree visibility

Quickly switch between panels with keyboard shortcuts

Components: Make the selected element an instance of a chosen component

Better handling of PHP tags in HTML attributes

Link Template parts with Smart components

2.51

Improved stability

Better error messages in case of missing files

“Components -> Add/Update resources from libraries” can now be used to update resources on pages in the same project where resources are defined

2.5

Foundation 6

Google Font Manager

Define multiple master pages with custom headers and footers

Apply master pages to all open files

Enclose multiple elements in conditional statements

Create template parts with content of the element

Organize theme files in subfolders

2.4

Resize page views

Edit PHP HTML templates

Work with partials

Components got useful tools like Go to definition, Duplicate definition and Do not update

2.31

Auto fix broken links in project

Search box for icons

Auto clearing Bootstrap columns

Improved Test clicks

Hiding elements during editing

File pickers for links

Set which files are editable in Pinegrow

2.3

Introducing Pinegrow PRO

Projects

Master pages

Smart components

Editable areas

Project libraries - share resources between projects

2.21

Exporting WordPress themes in trial mode

Smart WordPress navigation menus

2.2

Bootstrap Blocks

Bootstrap Blocks for WordPress

Full Customizer support

Enqueuing scripts and stylesheets

“Register taxonomy” action in Site section

Set class for the first element on The Loop

Menu icon and menu position settings for Custom post types

“Remove classes” action in Misc section (great for removing placeholder classes that will be added dynamically by WP)

Multiple “PHP Code” actions so that you can add more than one to a single element

2.1

Page tabs

Show pages with Javascript disabled

Bootstrap and Foundation were updated

Remembering collapsed tree nodes

Set code editor font size

Materialize components and starting pages

Pinegrow WordPress plugin is no longer required

Display WordPress special areas

Nicer generated PHP code

Set featured image as element background

Image classes are auto-filled

Easy Bootstrap menus

Clearing Bootstrap columns in the loop

2.0

Introducing WordPress Theme Builder

Refreshed UI

Icons for CSS properties (thanks Martin!)

Font Awesome plugin (use File -> Manage frameworks to activate it for the current page)

Remembering the screen size and position

Persistent tree collapsing (data-pg-collapsed attribute is added to collapsed elements)

Set element’s name (bottom of PROP panel, stored in data-pg-name attribute)

Emmet in code editors (enable it in Settings)

1.27

Open recent files

Setting to disable auto-reloading externally changed files

Online documentation

Kelvin Pine – free personal resume Bootstrap theme

1.24

No data-pg-id attributes in Preview and copied code

Inline edit performance improvement

Improved HTML formatting

Handling CSS rules with multiple values for the same property

Improving Sync between Edit code and Page view

1.23

AngularJS support

Resizable code edit window

1.2

Edit pages with dynamic JavaScript elements

Use code & visual editing at the same time

Play around with pages opened directly from the internet

Preview changes without saving

Control Bootstrap and Revolution sliders

CSS panel and tree are now about 10x faster

Refresh page CMD+R

Zoom in Window menu

Option to auto add .html extension when saving

Vertical align and list style added to CSS props

Better readability, no more small-caps in tree and CSS panel

1.15

CSS UI fields for top, right, bottom and left

pg-empty-placeholder class makes empty elements visible during editing (read more)

Settings for UI zoom (useful for visually impaired users) and HTML code indent size in Support -> Settings

Smarter Insert Lorem Ipsum in selected element Actions menu

1.14

UP and DOWN arrow keys in CSS rules properties increases or decreases values

Use selected element Actions -> Insert Lorem Ipsum to quickly insert placeholder text

Improved handling of empty elements

Disable auto-updating in page Edit code

1.13

Select and open multiple files with Open file…

Open files by dragging and dropping them to Pinegrow window.

File -> Close all will close all open pages.

1.12

Improved LESS support

Stylesheets right-click menu

Syncing code and page view

Settings

Windows installer

1.11

Define custom responsive breakpoints

Media query selection tool

Multi-page editing was improved

New keyboard shortcuts that will save you a lot of time

Active setting in the CSS panel will show only those CSS rules that apply to the selected element

Visible at X px will show only the rules that are relevant to the current screen size

Bootstrap updates

Save All will now also save changes to component libraries

Startup on Windows is now a lot faster

1.107

New ways of adding elements to the page

Improved CSS workflow

+ (assign class to the selected element)

– (remove from the selected elements)

Adding new or existing stylesheets to a page is now easier than before

Bootstrap improvements

1.10

Foundation 5

SASS export

Bootstrap Javascript components

Choosing the framework

Shift + Click for test clicks

1.109

Show Bootstrap css files in the CSS panel

1.108

Added support for multiple frameworks

Bootstrap updated to 3.1

HTML5 is now a proper framework with element attributes in properties

1.07

Tree panel is resizable

Search in tree works better

Trial version can save files

1.06

Works much faster, especially on medium / large sized pages

More robust handling of CSS errors

Improved Drag & Drop

Pinegrow now runs an internal HTTP server for remote pages

1.0

Pinegrow is born