Startbox theme updated to 2.4.8

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Brian Richards has announced an update to Startbox framework theme, version 2.4.8, on the Startbox blog.

The release adds slideshow custom post types, described here by Richards:

This feature is actually the brain child of a former kid-genius developer by the name of Joel Kuczmarski. The only thing you need to do to enable this feature in your themes is place add_theme_support('sb-slideshows'); before the Startbox::init() portion of your theme’s functions.php. Once you’ve done that you’ll see the new Slideshow menu appear just beneath the Posts menu and have access to a new

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

shortcode.

The release includes additional shortcodes, new hooks, filters, and functions, and theme option enhancements. The update also includes version 0.2 of the Startbox Child theme.

See the Startbox blog for full release notes.