Catch Responsive Theme

Price: FREE
Type: WordPress Theme
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Contributors: catchthemes
Tags: one-column, two-columns, left-sidebar, right-sidebar, grid-layout, custom-background, custom-colors, custom-header, custom-menu, editor-style, featured-image-header, featured-images, flexible-header, front-page-post-form, post-formats, sticky-post, theme-options, threaded-comments, translation-ready, footer-widgets, blog, education, portfolio
Requires at least: 4.9
Tested up to: 5.3
Stable tag: 2.7.4
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
License URI:

Catch Responsive is an extremely flexible and customizable Responsive WordPress theme suitable for almost any kind of professional website.

== Description ==

Catch Responsive is an extremely flexible and customizable Responsive WordPress theme suitable for almost any kind of professional website. It is based on responsive web design where each element has been carefully configured for perfect display on all devices and platforms. It is built in HTML5, CSS3 and WordPress Theme Customizer for real time customization. It comes with a wide variety of options so you can modify layout, styling, featured content, promotion headline, featured slider, pagination, icons, menus, breadcrumb, widgets and much more, directly from theme customizer. This theme is translation ready and also currently translated in Swedish, French, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and Danish languages. Check out Theme Instructions at, Support at and Demo at

For more information about Catch Responsive please go to

== Installation ==

1. In your admin panel, go to Appearance -> Themes and click the 'Add New' button.
2. Type in Catch Responsive 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.

== Frequently Asked Questions ==

= Does this theme support any plugins? =

Theme supports all plugins from

= Where can I find theme documentation? =

You can check our Theme Instructions at in the Theme Instructions Tab.

= Where can I find theme demo? =

You can check our Theme Demo at

== Support ==
Support Forum:

== Translation ==
Catch Responsive theme is translation ready.
Added Translation for Swedish by Anders Paulcén ( Email: )
Added Translation for French by Jérôme Joseph ( Email: )
Added Translation for Brazilian Portuguese by Valdir Trombini ( Email: )
Added Translation for Lithuanian
Added Translation for German by Micky261 ( Email: )
Added Translation for Russian and Ukrainian by Alexander Chernyh (
Added Translation for Hungarian by Kürti Gábor ( Email: )
Added Translation for Polish by Darek Pruchniak ( Email: )
Added Translation for Danish by Pernille Kvamsdal ( and Knud Kjølhede Petersen ( )

Catch Responsive is based on Catch Base theme

= Custom Menus =

Catch Responsive theme supports two custom menus that is primary and secondary.
To create a custom menu, go to Appearance -> Menus in your dashboard.
For more about custom menu, check out

= Featured Image =

This theme relies heavily on Featured Images. If your post/page is missing a Featured Image, the post image will not show up on homepage, on archived pages and on Featured Page Slider. For more about featured image, check out

If you are migrating your old site to this new them then you need to regenerate thumbnails. You can do that easily with this plugin: This plugin allows you to regenerate your thumbnails after changing the thumbnail sizes, which occurs by switching from one theme to another.

= Featured Slider =

In Catch Responsive Free theme, there is only option to use Featured Page Slider, which is created to highlight your Page in the slider. But pro version has additional option to Featured Post Slider, Featured Category Slider and Featured Image Slider.

To add featured page slider,
1. Create a Page and then add Featured Image to the Page.
2. Go to "Appearance -> Customize -> Featured Slider Options" from your WordPress Dashboard
3. Under Featured Slider Type, you need to select "Featured Page Slider"
4. Then you can change the number of slides and select your pages in "Featured Page #"
4. Finally, click on "Save & Publish"

Note: You can also change Enable Slider, slider effects, delay and length under Featured Slider Settings.

= Social Icons =

Catch Responsive has social icons for various social networking sites.
1. Go to "Appearance -> Customize -> Social Links" form your WordPress Dashboard
2. Add in your social profile links and click on "Save & Publish"

Note: By default social links will be added in Header Right Section. You can also add that in your sidebar from "Appearance -> Widgets"

Available icons:
* Codepen
* Digg
* Dribbble
* Dropbox
* Facebook
* Flickr
* Foursquare
* GitHub
* Google+
* Instagram
* LinkedIn
* Email
* Pinterest
* Pocket
* PollDaddy
* Reddit
* RSS Feed
* Spotify
* StumbleUpon
* Tumblr
* Twitch
* Twitter
* Vimeo
* WordPress
* YouTube

Skype Link:
Skype link can have several formats which are documented below:

Examples of such actions are
* call to call
* chat to chat
* voicemail to leave a voice mail
* sendfile to send a file
* add to add to contacts
* userinfo to view profile

E.g: skype:echo123?call
This will initiate test call use skype usenarme echo123


E.g: callto://+14044627491
This will initiate Skype to call phone number 14044627491

= Theme Instructions =

For detail instructions, check out theme instructions page at

= More FAQ =

For more FAQs, visit

== Changelog ==

= 2.7.5 (Released: January 30, 2020) =
* Bug Fixed: Promotion Headline html format

= 2.7.4 (Released: January 18, 2020) =
* Bug Fixed: Keyboard navigation accessibility issue
* Updated: Styles to match with Pro version

= 2.7.3 (Released: April 18, 2019) =
* Added: Support for wp_body_open action
* Bug Fixed: Default value of Featured Header Image Link URL changed

= 2.7.2 (Released: April 09, 2019) =
* Bug Fixed: Breadcrumb separator issue
* Bug Fixed: Custom header media padding issue (Reported by Olaf)

= 2.7.1 (Released: January 04, 2019) =
* Bug Fixed: get_privacy_policy_link() issue on old WP versions
* Bug Fixed: Featured content paragraph margin issue (Reported by Bernd )
* Updated: Readme file as per the new requirement
* Updated: Metabox UI

= 2.7 (Released: October 25, 2018) =
* Added: Core Privacy Policy link support in footer
* Bug Fixed: DOCTYPE HTML structure
* Bug Fixed: Updated Content delivered through the_content filter
* Updated: Upgrade to pro button css
* Updated: Content type label updated

= 2.6.3 (Released: March 18, 2018) =
* Bug Fixed: Design issue with Catch Infinite Scroll plugin

= 2.6.2 (Released: November 22, 2017) =
* Bug Fixed: Compressed JS ; issue

= 2.6.1 (Released: September 23, 2017) =
* Bug Fixed: Breadcrumb color in dark color scheme
* Bug Fixed: Sub-menu font issue

= 2.6 (Released: August 27, 2017) =
* Major Update: Enhanced HTML structure
* Please change settings in customizer to clear your transient cache

= 2.5.2 (Released: July 24, 2017) =
* Code optimization
* Removed: changelog.txt file and added changelog in readme.txt file

= 2.5.1 (Released: June 08, 2017) =
* Added: Option to Display all Categories in Customizer
* Bug Fixed: Whitespace issue on strict XML generation(doctype)
* Code Optimization
* Compatible with WordPress 4.8
* Removed: Backward compatibility functions

= 2.5 =
* Added: Danish translation da_DK.po and
* Bug Fixed: Responsive logo issue (Reported by karin)
* Updated: Upgrade Button in customizer with respect to trt decision
* Updated: Custom CSS to Additional CSS( Core Support ) for WP version 4.7
* Code Optimization

= 2.4.4 =
* Bug Fixed: Fixed style.css issue (Reported by gregfuller )
** 1491 #main {`
** 2213 box-shadow:i nset 0 0 5px 5px #222;

= 2.4.3 =
* Bug Fixed: `sprintf() too few arguments` issue on german language
* Updated: All instances of changed to
* Updated: Reset all settings compatibility with WordPress v4.6
* Updated: Used the_archive_title() and the_archive_description() in archive.php
* Updated: Lithuanian translation lt_LT.po and
* Updated: German translation de_DE.po and

= 2.4.2 =
* Bug Fixed: Removed white space issue
* Bug Fixed: Metabox options name renamed from "Catchresponsive" to "Catch Responsive"
* Updated: Metabox class name

= 2.4.1 =
* Bug Fixed: Genericions issue with To Top plugin
* Updated: Content Width Implementation
* Updated: Theme Layout retrieval via function
* Updated: Favicon and Web Clip Migration to Site Icon( Core Support )
* Updated: Logo to Custom Logo( Core Support ) for WP version 4.5

= 2.4 =
* Added: Disable scrollup option
* Updated: Sidr menu script to version
* Updated: Meta viewport for better responsive support

= 2.3 =
* Added: Option to change Dark/Light mobile menu in Color Options panel
* Updated: Sidr menu script to version 2.1.0
* Updated: html5 script to version 3.7.3
* Removed: HTML script loading from catchresponsive_head() function and added it as wp_enqueue_script() in catchresponsive_scripts() function
* Removed: unnecessary flushing of transients

= 2.2 =
* Added: Social Icons for Phone, Handset, Cart, Cloud, Link( Custom Link )
* Enhanced: Used antispambot() function on emails output on social icons
* Updated: Genericons to 3.4.1
* Updated: Jetpack Scroll Pagination Option to enable infinite scroll in Reading Settings

= 2.1 =
* Added: Polish translation pl_PL.po and
* Bug Fixed: Customizer Issues on select types

= 2.0.3 =
* Bug Fixed: Image size issue in Page Slider
* Bug Fixed: Featured Slider Transition Effect Not Updating
* Bug Fixed: Text domain in style.css

= 2.0.2 =
* Updated: responsive menu js to fixed touch issue
* Updated: theme description
* Updated: theme screenshot

= 2.0.1 =
* Bug Fixed: Breadcrumb css issue in IE 11 ( Reported by Mark )
* Removed panel for featured content and featured slider for WordPress version greater than 4.2

= 2.0 =
* Added: Hungarian translation hu_HU.po and

= 1.9.1 =
* Bug Fixed: German language file
* Updated screenshot image

= 1.9 =
* Added missing keywords esc_attr_x in .pot file
* Added the_post_navigation() backward compatibility support
* Bug Fixed: Changed esc_attr_e to echo esc_attr in searchform.php
* Compatible with WordPress 4.3
* Removed support for WordPress version less than 4.1
* Updated codes to comply with deprecating PHP4 style constructors in WordPress 4.3
* Updated text-domain

= 1.8 =
* Added: Russian translation ru_RU.po and
* Added: Ukrainian translation uk.po and
* Bug Fixed: Escaped missing options in slider, social icons and breadcrumb implementation
* Changed: Link for html5shiv in readme file
* Optimized: Customizer Scripts
* Updated: Handling of default hex color values of custom background color and custom header text color
* Updated: French translation fr_FR.po and
* Updated: Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and

= 1.7 =
* Added: German translation de_DE.po and

= 1.6 =
* Added: Single Post Navigation Option
* Changed: Default Featured Content Number to 3
* Combined options for Featured Content and renamed the section From Featured Content Options to Featured Content in Customizer
* Combined options for Featured Slider and renamed the section From Featured Slider Options to Featured Slider in Customizer
* Removed: Unnecessary js from custom customizer js as support for WordPress versions less than 4.0 is not required
* Updated: Social Widget name
* Updated: Sidr scripts to latest version 1.2.1

= 1.5 =
* Added Lithuanian translation lt_LT.po and
* Added: Support for Random Header Image
* Added: Display Content Options as: Excerpt, Full Content, Hide in Featured Content Options
* Bug Fixed: Removal of extra '/' in sub-categories in breadcrumb and updates in breadcrumb
* Bug Fixed: Blog page featured image not overwriting default header image
* Bug Fixed: Featured Content Layout issue in No Sidebar (One Column) layout

= 1.4 =
* Bug Fixed: Featured page content structure
* Bug Fixed: Featured page slider missing paragraph tag
* Bug Fixed: Header Text only CSS change when not displaying site title and tagline
* Bug Fixed: Metabox Options not saving properly
* Bug Fixed: Single page/post image size issue
* Bug Fixed: Fixed Slider height overlaps issue. Added Image Loader option on Featured Slider that specifies image-loading support

= 1.3.1 [Merger version 1.3] =
* Bug Fixed: Featured page content title issue
* Added Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and
* Bug Fixed: Featured content issues
** Added missing link in title of Page
** Remove extra link below the content

= 1.2 =
* Added French translation fr_FR.po and
* Bug Fixed: Sidebar layout option
* Removed irrelevant function catchresponsive_layout_condition_check() in catchresponsive-structure.php

= 1.1 =
* Added Swedish translation sv_SE.po and
* Added viewport meta in catchresponsive_head function
* Bug Fixed: Skype Social icon and open link in new window for email issues
* Bug Fixed: Removed unnecessary function catchresponsive_responsive
* Bug Fixed: Removed assistive-text from Featured Demo Slider ( Reported by bydlo )
* Bug Fixed: Added ( Reported by tualatinweb )

= 1.0.3 =
* Bug Fixed: Featured Content Layout Type CSS issue
* Bug Fixed: Promotion headline button issue
* Bug Fixed: Color Scheme
* Bug Fixed: Fixing CSS
* Bug Fixed: added missing keyword _nx:1,2,4c and esc_html__ in language file catchresponsive.pot
* Removed irrelevant move_posts_home option
* Removed irrelevant tag three-columns

= 1.0.2 =
* Added default search in header right section to match screenshot
* Bug Fixed: Slider design
* Bug Fixed: Secondary mobile colors
* Bug Fixed: Dark color scheme
* Bug Fixed: Responsive css
* Bug Fixed: Replaced excerpt featured image with excerpt image-left in archive content layout
* Bug Fixed: Error 404 page css
* Bug Fixed: Archive/page layout conflicting css
* Bug Fixed: Removed unused secondary sidebar

= 1.0.1 =
* New version of Catch Responsive submitted to

= 1.0 =
* Submitted to

== Copyright ==

Catch Responsive WordPress Theme, Copyright 2012-2019
Catch Responsive is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL

== Resources ==
* Based on Underscores, (C) 2012-2018 Automattic, Inc., [GPLv2 or later](

* Images
Images used are released under the CC0 license
1. - header image
2. - 1st slider image and screenshot image
3. - 2nd slider image
4. - 1st Featured Content Image
5. - 2nd Featured Content Image
6. - 3rd Featued Content Image
7. - 4th Featued Content Image
8. All other images are self shot image by (

* Font Icons
Genericons by Automattic, Inc.
Genericons is Licensed under the GPL, version 2 or later

* JS Files
HTML5-Shiv is Licensed under the MIT and GPL licenses

jQuery Cycle 2 is Licensed under the MIT and GPL licenses

fitvids is Licensed under the WTFPL license

Sidr is Licensed under the MIT License

Catch Responsive Theme
Price: FREE

Catch Responsive is an extremely flexible and customizable Responsive WordPress theme suitable for almost any kind of professional website.

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