Catch Evolution Change Log

Catch Evolution Pro
Catch Evolution (Clean Responsive Three Columns WordPress Themes) is a beautifully sleek creation of Catch Themes. It exudes a clean and super sharp look. It comes with a whole set of interesting, rich features and flexible theme options. Built on HTML5, CSS3, it has a responsive design which lets the content automatically adapt to the screen’s size on different devices. Catch Evolution looks striking in a bigger screen. The layout is wider, bigger and luxuriously spacious. This theme is easily customizable with an advanced theme options panel. It supports popular plugins such as Jetpack, WordPress SEO by Yoast, WP-PageNavi, Contact Form 7, WooCommerce and many more. It is also translation ready and should you need support with this theme, please go to

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Catch Evolution theme is translation ready.
Added Translation for Spanish by Ruben Ramos Fernandez
Added Translation for French by Sebastian Chamusard and Capronnier luc
Added Translation for Swedish by Andre Fahlstrom
Added Translation for Germany by Knut Pfefferkorn
Added Translation for Danish by Med venlig hilsen
Added Translation for Italian by Eticamente Bella and Lorenzo Bossi
Added Translation for Japanese by Key Saito
Added Translation for Russian by XakRu and Jose Rainbow
Added Translation for Czech by Marek Pridal
Added translation for Bosnian
Added Translation for Brazilian Portuguese by Valdir Trombini
Added Translation for Dutch by Alain Baudrez
Added Translation for Polish by Piotr

Change Log

Version 3.0.6 [Updated 2019-02-22]

  1. Updated: Header image slider size from 1190px by 500px to 1920px by 480px to match with header image size

Version 3.0.5 [Updated 2019-02-20]

  1. Added: Enable Footer Menu in Mobile Devices
  2. Added: Featured image size for Header Image
  3. Bug Fixed: Added function_exists check for get_the_privacy_policy_link function usage
  4. Removed: Legacy Theme Options Support
  5. Updated: Readme file as per the new requirement
  6. Updated: Metabox UI

Version 3.0.4 [Updated 2018-09-03]

  1. Bug Fixed: Code reverted for header image on singular pages

Version 3.0.3 [Updated 2018-08-13]

  1. Added: Core Privacy Policy link support in footer
  2. Bug Fixed: Design issue with Catch Infinite Scroll plugin
  3. Replaced class_exists( ‘woocommerce’ ) with class_exists( ‘WooCommerce’ ) as WooCommerce update caused issues
  4. Removed: Unnecessary code
  5. Updated: Header image size
  6. Updated: Upgrade to pro button css

Version 3.0.2 [Updated 2018-03-06]

  1. Enhanced Security: Replaced wp_filter_post_kses with wp_kses_post

Version 3.0.1 [Updated 2017-11-27]

  1. Bug Fixed: Undefined index issue (Reported By: epharim)
  2. Removed: Unnecessary codes

Version 3.0 [Updated 2017-10-30]

  1. Major Update: Enhanced HTML structure
  2. Updated: Menu script (removed tinynav in favor of custom script)
  3. Updated: Responsive style
  4. Updated: Screenshot
  5. Updated: French translation fr_FR.po and by Capronnier luc
  6. Code optimization
  7. Removed: changelog.txt file and added changelog in readme.txt file

Version 2.9.2 [Updated 2016-12-07]

  1. Added: Option to Display all Categories in Customizer
  2. Bug Fixed: Disable header option not working
  3. Code Optimization
  4. Compatible with WordPress 4.8
  5. Internationalized date() to date_i18n()
  6. Optimization: Replaced wp_reset_query with wp_reset_postdata
  7. Removed: Backward compatibility functions

Version 2.9.1 [Updated 2016-12-07]

  1. Updated: Custom CSS to Additional CSS( Core Support ) for WP version 4.7
  2. Code Optimization

Version 2.9 [Updated 2016-10-21]

  1. Bug Fixed: Image size with border
  2. Bug Fixed: Reset Options in customizer updated
  3. Updated: Upgrade Button in customizer with respect to trt decision
  4. Updated: Used the_archive_title() in archive.php
  5. Updated: IE specific script loading
  6. Updated: fitvids handle to ‘jquery-fitvids’

Version 2.8 [Updated 2016-09-22]

  1. Bug Fixed: White space issue
  2. Bug Fixed: Content Width issue when selecting layout from metabox
  3. Fixed: ID column display issue in mobile devices
  4. Updated: Instagram logo
  5. Updated: All instances of changed to
  6. Updated: Tags in styles.css header

Version 2.7.2 [Updated 2016-05-06]

  1. Updated: French translation fr_FR.po and
  2. Renamed: widget_catchevolution_social_widget from “CT: Social Widget” to “CT Social-Search Widget”

Version 2.7.1 [Updated 2016-04-13]

  1. Bug Fixed: Page layout issue (Reported by Marebos)

Version 2.7 [Updated 2016-04-11]

  1. Compatibility fix: Customizer Reset option not working when returning any value in WordPress 4.4
  2. Updated: Content Width Implementation
  3. Updated: Theme Layout retrieval via function
  4. Updated: Favicon and Web Clip Migration to Site Icon( Core Support )
  5. Updated: Logo to Custom Logo( Core Support ) for WP version 4.5

Version 2.6.1 [Updated 2015-11-20]

  1. Added Text Domain to style.css
  2. Bug Fixed: Customizer Dropdown type saving issue
  3. Bug Fixed: Responsive image issue in excerpt articles

Version 2.6 [Updated 2015-10-06]

  1. Added all theme options to customizer

Version 2.5 [Updated 2015-08-26]

  1. Compatible with WordPress 4.3
  2. Removed support for WordPress version less than 4.1
  3. Updated: Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and
  4. Updated codes to comply with deprecating PHP4 style constructors in WordPress 4.3
  5. Updated text-domain

Version 2.4.1 (2.4 Merged) [Updated 2015-02-06]

  1. Added Polish translation pl_PL.po and
  2. Added title tag via add theme support
  3. Added More theme options button in Customizer
  4. Bug Fixed: Content width settings
  5. Updated catch-evolution.pot file to fix missing plural translation
  6. Updated media uploader to new version in theme options

Version 2.3 [Updated 2015-01-14]

  1. Added title tag via add theme support
  2. Added More theme options button in Customizer
  3. Bug Fixed: Content width settings
  4. Updated catch-evolution.pot file to fix missing plural translation
  5. Updated media uploader to new version in theme options

Version 2.2 [Updated 2014-10-04]

  1. Added changelog.txt file which list the theme change log
  2. Changed Webmaster tools heading to Tools
  3. Fixed meetup social icon conflicting with xing social icon ( Reported by Frank )
  4. Fixed header padding issue in mobile devices

Version 2.1 [Updated 2014-09-17]

  1. Added Dutch translation nl_NL.po and
  2. Added Meetup and Contact social icon
  3. Fixed Social & Search Widget and added search in catchevolution_social_search transient ( Reported by Adam & Consciousness )

Version 2.0 [Updated 2014-08-16]

  1. Added Xing social link option
  2. Added post slider tutorial
  3. Fixed header image showing small line at the bottom
  4. Changed menu tutorial link

Version 1.9 [Updated 2014-07-16]

  1. Added email and Soundcloud social link option
  2. Fixed Google’s Structured Data
  3. Optimized Theme Options panel to speed up

Version 1.8.5 [Updated 2014-06-23]

  1. Added Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and

Version 1.8.4 [Updated 2014-06-18]

  1. Added Bosnian translation bs_BA.po and

Version 1.8.3 [Updated 2014-06-11]

  1. Added Czech translation cs_CZ.po and

Version 1.8.2 [Updated 2014-05-24]

  1. Fixed form overflow in mobile devices (Reported By Paul)

Version 1.8.1 [Updated 2014-05-11]

  1. Added Russian translation ru_RU.po and
  2. Fixed Japanese translation
  3. Fixed Admin CSS

Version 1.8 [Updated 2014-04-29]

  1. Added Japanese translation ja.po and
  2. Fixed Italian translation

Version 1.7 [Updated 2014-04-16]

  1. Added Italian translation it_IT.po and

Version [Updated 2014-04-08]

  1. Fixed Logo uploader issue
  2. Fixed the admin css

Version 1.6.1 [Updated 2014-04-04]

  1. Added Danish translation da_DK.po and

Version 1.6 [Updated 2014-03-24]

  1. Added Germany translation de_DE.po and

Version 1.5 [Updated 2014-03-17]

  1. Fixed responsive css which hides default search widget in header sidebar
  2. Fixed menu white-space css issues
  3. Updated responsive menu script
  4. Updated responsive video script
  5. Updated slider script
  6. Updated IE script

Version 1.4.1 [Updated 2014-03-03]

  1. Remove backward compatibility check function_exists( ‘get_custom_header’) and function_exists( ‘wp_get_theme’ )
  2. Updated language files

Version 1.4 [Updated 2014-02-25]

  1. Added Swedish translation sv_SE.po and
  2. Added user capability condition for header and footer codes
  3. Fixed footer social icons margin issue
  4. Replaced theme screenshot file to match with WordPress 3.8
  5. Removed Redirect to Theme Options Page on Activation as per new theme review guideline
  6. Removed depreciated functions add_custom_image_header() and add_custom_background()
  7. Updated theme Tag Filter in style.css

Version 1.3 [Updated 2013-12-10]

  1. French translation fr_FR.po and

Version 1.2.1 and [Updated 2013-12-07]

  1. Fixed error without WooCommerce plugin from version 1.2.1
  2. Added WooCommerce Sidebar for WooCommerce plugin template

Version 1.2 [Updated 2013-11-01]

  1. Added Spanish translation es_ES.po and

Version 1.1.1 [Updated 2013-10-23]

  1. Added Open Link in New Window option in Catch Evolution Adspace Widget

Version 1.1 [Updated 2013-10-15]

  1. Added 3 column layout
  2. Added Third Column Sidebar
  3. Added content-sidebar-wrap div to support 3 column layout
  4. Added catchevolution_before_contentsidebarwrap and catchevolution_after_contentsidebarwrap hook to support 3 column layout
  5. Fixed Error 404 page search box

Version 1.0.2 [Updated 2013-09-30]

  1. Fixed Undefined variable: headerimage in frontend

Version 1.0.1

  1. Fixed long title overflow issue
  2. Fixed custom header undefined index
  3. Fixed Older/Newest entries navigation
  4. Removed unwanted color_picker.js and jetpack.php files

Version 1.0 [

  1. Initial Submission to