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Adventurous

Adventurous is a Simple, Clean, Minimal, Lightweight, Box-Shaped and Full-Width Responsive WordPress Theme. It is based in HTML5, CSS3 and very own Catch Themes easy to use Theme Options panel, which make this theme highly customizable and flexible. Make your beautiful yet professional website in no time. Adventurous is a multi-purpose theme and is suitable for Photographers, Bloggers and Businesses. This theme is translation ready.
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Features in Free WordPress Theme “Adventurous”

  1. Fav Icon Options: Option to upload your own favicon or disable it
  2. Web Clip Icon Options: Option to upload your own webclip icon or disable it
  3. Custom Menu: There are 2 custom menu location that you can assign. 1. Header Right Menu and 2. Header Secondary Menu
  4. Custom Header
  5. Custom Background
  6. Header Options: Option to add your logo and enable/disable header right sidebar
  7. Header Featured Image: You can add a completely new Header Featured Image to your site to showcase your banner or header image. Here you will get option like: Enable Featured Header Image Options, Page/Post Featured Image Size Options, Featured Header Image URL, Featured Header Image Alt/Title Tag, Featured Header Image Link URL, Target. Open Link in New Window and Reset
  8. Content Featured Image Options: Option to set the size of Featured Image in content choosing from 3 different sizes: 1. Featured Image, 2. Slider Image and 3. Full Image; or the option to “Disable Image” altogether
  9. Promotion Headline Options: Add Promotion headline, sub-headline and call to action button to your site or disable any of the elements
  10. Homepage/Frontpage Settings: Option to enable/disable Latest Posts(blog) or just add Static Page to Homepage. Further, you can select the Category from which you want to show your latest Posts
  11. Layout Options: Three Sidebar Layout Options to choose the layout 1. Right Sidebar, 2. Left Sidebar and 3. No Sidebar. Two Content Layout Option to choose between Excerpt and Full Content
  12. Search Text Settings: You can change the placeholder text in the search box
  13. Excerpt / More Tag Settings: Option to change the More Tag (Continue Reading) text and Excerpt content word limit
  14. Custom CSS: Options to add custom css style to overwrite the existing css without building child theme
  15. Featured Content: Option to add Featured Content in the Homepage or Entire Site. Here you can add in Headline, Sub-headline and Featured Content( Image, Title, Content and Links). Further, you have option to select 3 Columns or 4 Columns layout for this
  16. Featured Slider: Here you can choose to showcase either Featured Post Slider or Featured Category Slider. You also will get option enable slider only in Homepage or Entire Site, option to disable text in slider, choose number of post in slider, Transition Effect, Transition Delay and Transition Length
  17. Social Icons: 26 different social icons
  18. Widgets: One custom widgets called “Adventurous” which helps you to add social link to any sidebar area you want.
  19. Sidebar: Five widgetized areas (Sidebars): 1. Main Sidebar, 2. Footer Area One, 3. Footer Area Two, 4. Footer Area Three and 5. Footer Area Four
  20. Page/Post Option Meta: We have Adventurous Option meta below your Page/Post content editor. This option gives you to select “Sidebar Layout, Header Featured Image Options and Content Featured Image Options” specific to your individual Page/Post and this will overwrite the overall settings set in “Theme Options” panel

Additional Features in Premium WordPress Theme “Adventurous Pro“:

  1. Responsive Design: One click option to disable responsive design
  2. Custom Menu: Additional footer menu
  3. Header Options: Additional option to move site title & description before logo and option to disable site title, site description and search at Header Right Section
  4. Header Featured Image: Additional option to chose Featured Header Image Position: After Header, After Header Menu, After Slider, After Promotion Headlines and After Featured Content
  5. Promotion Headline Options: Additional option to chose Promotion Headline Position: After Slider, Before Slider, After Featured Content and Before Footer
  6. Layout Options: Additional two layout options: No Sidebar Full Width and No Sidebar One Column
  7. Font Family Options: You can select fonts from 41 different options for your Default, Site Title, Site Tagline, Content Title, Content Body and Heading Tags from H1 to H6 Font Family
  8. Feed Redirect: Option to redirect your feed to feedburner
  9. Comment Options: Option to user WordPress default comment settings, or disable only in pages or disable completely
  10. Footer Editor Option: Access to Footer Text and the flexibility to change it, such as “Powered By”, “Theme Acknowledgement” and so on
  11. Color Options: There are two predefined color schemes that is Dark and Light. Further, there is 57 color pickers to pick the background and text color for various elements such as Menu Color Options (Header Right Menu, Header Secondary Menu, Footer Menu and Mobile Menu), Site Color Options, Promotion Color Options, Sidebar Color Options and Footer Color Options.
  12. Featured Content: Additional option to chose Featured Content Position: Before Content and Before Footer
  13. Featured Slider: Additional option to choose from Featured Page Slider and Featured Image Slider
  14. Social Icons: Addition option to add your own custom social image and link
  15. Webmaster Tools: You can use site verification code for Google, Yahoo and Bing and add in Scripts/code in Header and Footer
  16. Widgets: Additional Five custom widgets: 1. Catch Kathmandu Advertisement, 2. Catch Kathmandu Featured Content, 3. Catch Kathmandu Featured Page, 4. Catch Kathmandu Featured Post and 5. Catch Kathmandu About Profile
  17. Sidebar: Additional Ten widgetized areas (Sidebars) that are 1. Header Top Sidebar, 2. Header Right Sidebar, 3. Optional Homepage Sidebar, 4. Optional Archive Sidebar, 5. Optional Page Sidebar, 6. Optional Post Sidebar, 7. Optional Sidebar One, 8. Optional Sidebar Two, 9. Optional Sidebar Three, 10. WooCommerce Sidebar and 10. 404 Page Not Found Content
  18. Page/Post Option Meta: We have Catch Adventurous Option meta below your Page/Post content editor. Pro version have 1 additional option to chose Sidebar for Page/Post to Default Sidebar or Optional Sidebar One or Optional Sidebar Two or Optional Sidebar Three

Installation using the Administration Panel

You can download Themes directly to your site by using the Add New Themes option in the Appearance sub-menu.

  1. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panel
  2. Go to “Appearance =>Themes”, and then Add New
  3. Type “Adventurous” in the search box and click on Search
  4. It will show the Adventurous Thumbnail and details
  5. Click on “Install Now” and then “Activate” to install the Theme

Manual Installation using FTP

To add a new Theme to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:

  1. Download Adventurous from Adventurous Theme page to your Desktop
  2. Unzip adventurous.zip to your Desktop
  3. Using an FTP client to access your host web server, go to /wp-content/themes/ and make sure that you do not already have a Adventurous folder installed
  4. If you do, then back it up and remove it from /wp-content/themes/ before uploading your copy of Adventurous Theme
  5. Upload Adventurous to /wp-content/themes/
  6. Activate Adventurous through “Appearance => Themes” in your WordPress Dashboard

Always Set Featured Images

This Theme relies heavily on Featured Images. If your post is missing a Featured Image, the Post Image will not show up on the homepage, in archived pages and on the Featured Post Slider. Read more about Featured Images

Image Sizes

Feature Slider
Width: 1600px
Height: 600px

Featured Image in Homepage and Archive Page
Width: 800px
Height: 324px

Small Thumbnail
Width: 400px
Height: 267px

How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?

  1. Open the editor of the post/page where you want to display image, and locate the Featured Image module in the bottom right corner under Page Attributes. Click on Choose a Featured Image.
  2. Then you can either upload the image from your computer or select the existing image from your media library and click on Set Featured Image. Click to view screenshot

Regenerate Thumbnails

If you have just changed your Theme then you need to regenerate image thumbnail for Posts published prior to activating this Theme. You can simply install Regenerate Thumbnails Plugin. Then Regenerate Thumbnails through “Tools => Regen. Thumbnails” in your WordPress Dashboard.

Widgets and Sidebars

Adventurous Pro currently has 5 widgetized areas (Sidebars) that are 1. Main Sidebar, 2. Footer Area One, 3. Footer Area Two, 4. Footer Area Three and 5. Footer Area Four.
You can add a variety of Widgets to this Theme through “Appearance => Widgets” in WordPress. We have added 1 custom widgets: 1. Adventurous Social that you can use in addition to WordPress default widgets.

For more widgetized areas and custom widgets upgrade to Adventurous Pro.

Menus

This theme supports “Custom Menus”. You can create Custom Menu through “Appearance => Menus” page in your WordPress Dashboard. Don’t forget to assign your custom menu as “Header Right Menu” to display it as the main menu in Header Right Section. It also has one other menu, namely Header Secondary Menu. Read More

Theme Options

You can customize this Theme using cool additional features through “Appearance => Theme Options” in your WordPress Dashboard.

Custom Backgrounds

Custom background is another great feature of WordPress that is supported by this Theme. You can add in your cool background image or just play with the color through “Appearance => Background”.

How to Change Favicon?

  1. Click on Theme Options under Appearance in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Go to Favicon Options and see the default Favicon preview
  3. Now click on Change Favicon button
  4. Browse the Favicon image from desired location and upload it
  5. Your Favicon should have a .ico extension
  6. A simple way to ensure this is to search for Favicon generators online where you can upload your image and download it in the desired extension
  7. Once the upload is complete, click on Insert Into Post
  8. Finally, save changes and see the preview

How to Change Web Clip Icon Image?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Web Clip Icon Options” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Then Click on Change Web Clip Icon button
  3. Browse the Web Clip Icon from desired location and upload it
  4. Once the upload in completed. click on insert into the Post
  5. Click on Save button. Now you can see the previews

How to Replace/Add Logo Image?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Header Options => Logo URL”
  2. Paste URL or do it through “Change Logo” button
  3. If you choose to change it through “Change Logo” button then you need to click on Insert Into Post, once the upload in completed
  4. Finally, save changes

How to Add/Change Custom Header Image?

The layout of this theme is complimented with its wide Header Image option. You have the option to expand the width of your Header Image up to 1600px! We recommend you make a good use of this to beautify your site.

  1. Go to Header under Appearance in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Now click on Choose File and select an image from the desired location and click on Upload
  3. You can also Choose Image from your Media Library
  4. Further, you can change various option for Header Featured Image through “Appearance => Theme Options => Header Featured Image Options”.

How to Disable Header Right Section?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Header Options” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Then in “Disable Header Right Section?”, check on Click to Disable and Save Changes

Content Featured Image

Adventurous also has Content Featured Image Layout displayed on Homepage, Archive, Pages and Posts. You can choose the various image sizes or just disable it in “Content Featured Image Size” through “Appearance => Theme Options => Content Featured Image Options” from your WordPress Dashboard. Further, you can select Featured Image Options for individual Pages and Posts through “Adventurous Options” meta box below the Post and Page editors.

Sidebar Layout Options

Adventurous has 3 Sidebar Layout Options to choose from: 1. Right Sidebar, 2. Left Sidebar and 3. No Sidebar. You can customize sidebars through “Appearance => Theme Options => Layout Options” in your WordPress Dashboard. Further, you can select custom layout for individual Pages and Posts through “Adventurous Options” meta box below the Post and Page editors.

For more layout options, you can upgrade to Adventurous Pro theme.

Content Layout

Adventurous also has Content Layout from which you can choose to set your blog / archives for “Full Content Display” or “Excerpt/Blog Display”. You can customize through “Appearance => Theme Options => Layout Options” from your WordPress Dashboard.

Color Options

Color Options is only available in Adventurous Pro theme. It has 2 different color schemes that you can choose from and further you can customize individual colors of texts and backgrounds through “Appearance => Theme Options => Color Options” in your WordPress Dashboard.

Upgrade to Adventurous Pro theme.

How to change Font Family?

This option is only available in Adventurous Pro theme. You can select fonts from 41 different options for your Default, Site Title, Site Tagline, Content Title, Content Body and Heading Tags from H1 to H6 Font Family.

How to Change the Text in Search Box?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Search Text Settings” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Then type in the text you want consistently displayed in the Search Box and save changes

How to change the Excerpt Length and More Tag Text?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Excerpt / More Tag Settings” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Type in the Number of Words and More Tag Text
  3. Save Changes

Enable and Disable Comments

This option is only available in Adventurous Pro theme. You can enable and disable comments with just a click.

Footer Editor Option

This option is only available in Adventurous Pro theme. You can access/edit/delete the information in the footer through “Footer Editor Option”.

Custom CSS

This is a very cool feature in Catch Themes. With the help of this Custom CSS box, you can change the CSS without creating a Child Theme. You can add your custom CSS that will overwrite the Theme CSS for further more design customization through “Appearance => Theme Options => Custom CSS” in your WordPress Dashboard.

Promotion Headline

This Theme gives you an option to add the headline or an announcement to display to your visitors. This headline comes with default text. You have the option of changing headline and sub-headline text or disabling it through “Appearance => Theme Options => Promotion Headline Options” in your WordPress Dashboard.

Featured Content Options

Featured Content Options give you the ability to showcase your portfolio, photos, articles or services. By default, this featured content is shown with default images and texts. You can either change the image and text or disable it through “Appearance => Theme Options => Featured Content” in your WordPress Dashboard.

How to Disable Latest Posts in Homepage?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Homepage / Frontpage Settings” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Next to “Disable Latest Posts? “, check the box that says “Check to Disable”
  3. Save Changes

How to Set Certain Categories to Display in Homepage / Frontpage?

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Homepage / Frontpage Settings” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Then select the categories you want
  3. You may select multiple categories by holding down the CTRL key
  4. Click on Save Changes button

How to add static page instead of latest posts in Homepage?

  1. Go to “Settings => Readings” from your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Then select “A static page (select below)” from “Frontpage displays” option
  3. Then from “Front Page” select the page that you want to set as Homepage
  4. Click on Save Changes

How to set static page as Blog?

  1. Go to “Settings => Readings” from your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Then select “A static page (select below)” from “Frontpage displays” option
  3. Then from “Posts page” select the page that you want to set as Blog
  4. Click on Save button

Featured Slider

Adventurous theme supports 2 different Featured Sliders to choose from 1. Featured Post Slider and 2. Featured Category Slider. But if you want to add either Featured Page Slider or an independent Featured Image Slider then you need to upgrade to Adventurous Pro Theme.

Featured Post Slider:
Featured Post Slider is created to highlight your Posts through a slider. So, first you need to create a Post and then add Featured Image to the Post. Then you should remember your Post ID and follow these steps.

  1. Go to “Appearance => Theme Options => Featured Slider” in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Under Slider Options select Slider Type as Featured Post Slider
  3. Here you can also change the number of slides, slider effects and timing
  4. Under Featured Post Slider Options, simply insert the ID numbers for Posts in the boxes, one Post ID number in each box
  5. Save your changes

Note:
* When you add the Post IDs, make sure your posts have Featured Images
* If you are unable to find post IDs, please install Catch IDs Plugin to find the Post IDs

Featured Category Slider:
Featured Category Slider is created to highlight your Posts of a particular category. So, first you need to create various Posts, add Featured Image to every Post and assign it to a particular category. Then you should remember your Category Name and follow these steps.

  1. Go to Appearance => Theme Options => Featured Slider in your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Under Slider Options Select Slider Type as Category Slider Click on Featured Category Slider Options and select Category
  3. Click on Save Changes button

Note:
* Always add Featured Image in your Post.

Social Media Icons

Adventurous has custom social icons for various social networking sites. You can activate the social icons you want by adding in your social profile links through “Appearance => Theme Options => Social Links” in your WordPress Dashboard. After adding in the social links, you need to add “1. Adventurous: Social” widget from “Appearance => Widgets.

Webmaster Tools

This option is only available in Adventurous Pro theme.

Embed Multimedia into Posts or Pages

For externally hosted videos (for example a YouTube or Vimeo video), you can directly paste the link of your video page into the content editor. You do not necessarily have to paste the embed code in the content. WordPress will automatically embed the video from the link.

Recommended Plugins

* Contact Form 7 for Contact Form
* WP-PageNavi or WP Page Numbers for Pagination
* Regenerate Thumbnails to for Regenerating Thumbnails