Kings Road 1.8.0: Improvements and Fixes

Kings Road 1.8.0: Improvements and Fixes

We are excited to announce the release of our latest update, version 1.8.0, for the Kings Road theme on your BigCommerce websites. This update brings a host of new features, improvements, and fixes designed to enhance your site’s functionality and user experience. Let’s dive into what’s new!

What's New in 1.8.0


  • Option to Rename Warranty Box Label: We’ve introduced a new option allowing you to rename the warranty box label, providing greater customization to match your branding and product presentation.


  • General Spacing Improvements to Additional Checkout Buttons: We've refined the spacing around additional checkout buttons to ensure a cleaner and more intuitive user experience.
  • Improved Hero Carousel Performance: The hero carousel images now load faster and more efficiently, enhancing the visual appeal without compromising performance.
  • Enhanced Featured Categories Layout and Scalability: The featured categories section has been redesigned for better layout and scalability, ensuring it looks great on all devices.
  • Storyboard Hero Slides Spacing: We’ve added the necessary spacing to storyboard hero slides, giving them a more polished and professional appearance.
  • Video Hero Slide Functionality: Improvements have been made to the video hero slide’s functionality within the current hero carousel settings, ensuring smoother performance and better integration.


  • WYSIWYG Editor Video Size Issue: Videos added through the WYSIWYG editor will now respect the size set by the user, offering better control over video display.
  • Quick PayPal Button Visibility: The Quick PayPal payment button will no longer display in front of the sticky header on page scroll, ensuring a seamless checkout experience.
  • Page Builder Region Content Display: We've resolved an issue where Page Builder region content wasn’t displaying correctly, ensuring all your customizations are visible as intended.
  • Infinite Scroll Pagination: The "load more" button in infinite scroll now correctly crawls pagination pages, providing a smoother navigation experience.
  • Newsletter Popup Display: The newsletter popup, previously restricted to category pages, will now appear across the site as configured, increasing its visibility and engagement potential.
  • Video Hero Slide on Mobile: We’ve fixed an issue preventing the video hero slide from displaying on mobile devices, ensuring your multimedia content reaches all audiences.

In addition to these new functionality updates, we've fixed plenty of display bugs to ensure a seamless and visually appealing experience for your customers. For a full list of all the bug fixes included in this update, please refer to the changelog.

How to Update to 1.8.0

If you've already purchased Kings Road, you can upgrade to 1.8.0 at no extra cost. Please see the BigCommerce article Updating a Marketplace Theme for more information.

If you're not a Kings Road user but find yourself in the market for a uniquely styled BigCommerce theme, or if you just want to take a look, you can check out Kings Road right here.