Catch Kathmandu Theme Change Log

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Catch Kathmandu Theme is a fully responsive theme that looks elegant on any devices. It is simple, clean and lightweight full-fledge Theme based on HTML5 and CSS3. The design is highly customizable and you can tailor the display to your taste with a few easy clicks. If you are looking for a clean professional space, which accommodates your visuals and yet provides you with ample amount of textual area, Catch Kathmandu is your perfect find. This theme is widely been used by Photographers, Bloggers, Corporate Houses and Universities.

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Catch Kathmandu theme is translation ready.
Added Translation for French by Rico, Sebastian Chamusard and Laurent Juvigny
Added Translation for Russian by XakRu and Jose Rainbow
Added Translation for Spanish by Ruben Ramos Fernandez
Added Translation for Polish by Piotr
Added Translation for Brazilian Portuguese by Valdir Trombini
Added Translation for Italian by Lorenzo Bossi
Added Translation for German – SWITZERLAND by Marc Andri Etterlin
Added Translation for Japanese – Key Saito
Added Translation for Dutch – Yoshi van den Akker
Added Translation for Turkish – Dr. Hakan Gur
Added Translation for Catalan – Dr. Jaume Albaiges
Added Translation for Danish by Alexander Leo-Hansen and Johan Michaelsen

Change Log

Version 4.0 [Updated 2019-09-25]

  1. Added: Support for wp_body_open action
  2. Bug Fixed: Demo featured content customizer preview issue
  3. Bug Fixed: Keyboard navigation accessibility issue
  4. Removed: Support for legacy theme options
  5. Updated: Metabox UI
  6. Updated: Readme file as per the new requirement

Version 3.9.7 [Updated 2018-08-06]

  1. Added: Core Privacy Policy link support in footer
  2. Bug Fixed: Comment Form radio and checkbox alignment
  3. Replaced: class_exists( ‘woocommerce’ ) with class_exists( ‘WooCommerce’ ) as WooCommerce update caused issues
  4. Updated: Upgrade to pro button css

Version 3.9.6 [Updated 2018-04-10]

  1. Bug Fixed: Design issue with Catch Infinite Scroll plugin

Version 3.9.5 [Updated 2018-03-06]

  1. Bug Fixed: typo issue in German language file (Reported by Vladi)
  2. Code Optimization
  3. Enhanced Security: Replaced wp_filter_post_kses with wp_kses_post

Version 3.9.4 [Updated 2017-07-26]

  1. Version bumped due to svn issue

Version 3.9.3 [Updated 2017-07-24]

  1. Code optimization
  2. Removed: changelog.txt file and added changelog in readme.txt file

Version 3.9.2 [Updated 2017-06-07]

  1. Code Optimization
  2. Compatible with WordPress 4.8
  3. Remove: Backward compatibility functions

Version 3.9.1 [Updated 2017-02-17]

  1. Added: Option to Display all Categories in Customizer
  2. Changed: Text in Customizer (Homepage Featured Content to Featured Content)
  3. Code Optimization
  4. Removed: Custom Favicon and WebClip icon support
  5. Updated: Screenshot

Version 3.9 [Updated 2016-12-07]

  1. Bug Fixed: Reset Options in customizer updated
  2. Updated: Used the_archive_title() and the_archive_description() in archive.php
  3. Updated: IE conditional script/style loading using wp_script_add_data/wp_style_add_data
  4. Updated: fitvids handle to ‘jquery-fitvids’
  5. Updated: Upgrade Button in customizer with respect to trt decision
  6. Updated: Custom CSS to Additional CSS( Core Support ) for WP version 4.7
  7. Code Optimization

Version 3.8 [Updated 2016-09-23]

  1. Bug Fixed: white space issue
  2. Bug Fixed: Renamed ‘catchresponsive’ with ‘catchkathmandu’ as handle prefix for html5shiv enqueue
  3. Bug Fixed: ID column display issue in mobile devices
  4. Removed: max-width parameter in custom header(depreciated)
  5. Updated: Instagram and YouTube logo
  6. Updated: All instances of changed to

Version 3.7.2 [Updated 2016-04-19]

  1. Bug Fixed: Customizer options for Custom Header ( Reported by igarciadelamo )

Version 3.7.1 [Updated 2016-04-15]

  1. Bug Fixed: Make the logo width flexible

Version 3.7 [Updated 2016-04-11]

  1. Bug Fixed: Unnecessary sidebar-third.php and third column related codes removed
  2. Updated: Theme layout delivery
  3. Updated: Content width in new style
  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 3.6 [Updated 2016-02-16]

  1. Added: Disable scrollup option
  2. Removed: HTML script loading from header and added it as wp_enqueue_script() in catchkathmandu_scripts() function
  3. Updated: Danish translation de_DE.po and
  4. Updated: Genericons to 3.4.1
  5. Updated: html5 script to version 3.7.3
  6. Updated: German translation de_DE.po and

Version 3.5.2 [Updated 2016-01-12]

  1. Bug Fixed: Compatibility issue, customizer Reset option not working when returning any value in WordPress 4.4
  2. Bug Fixed: Instagram social icon title issue ( Reported by Andreas Grieb )

Version 3.5.1 [Updated 2015-11-20]

  1. Bug Fixed: Customizer Dropdown type saving issue
  2. Bug Fixed: Excerpt More Tag sanitization issue
  3. Updated Text Domain in style.css to catch-kathmandu

Version 3.5 [Updated 2015-10-08]

  1. Added Danish translation da_DK.po and files

Version 3.4.1 [Updated 2015-09-09]

  1. Bug Fixed: Default index on social icons on customizer
  2. Big Fixed: Warning fixed on saving Featured Content

Version 3.4 [Updated 2015-08-26]

  1. Compatible with WordPress 4.3
  2. Removed support for WordPress version less than 4.1
  3. Updated text-domain

Version 3.3.2 [Updated 2015-07-06]

  1. Added screen-reader-text css
  2. Updated: Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and>

Version 3.3.1 [Updated 2015-06-16]

  1. Simplified Theme Options: Moved all Homepage option to Theme Options
  2. Replaced: pre_get_posts with parse_query for catchkathmandu_alter_home for better WPML plugin handle
  3. Updated: Genericons to version 3.3
  4. Updated: French translation fr_FR.po and (By Laurent Juvigny)

Version 3.3 [Updated 2015-02-28]

  1. Added German translation de_DE.po and

Version 3.2 [Updated 2015-02-11]

  1. Added Light (Black) color scheme

Version 3.1 [Updated 2015-02-04]

  1. Added more theme options button in Customizer
  2. Bug Fixed: Margin issue in Comments
  3. Bug Fixed: Fixed function prefix and comment text
  4. Bug Fixed: WooCommerce plugin compatibility

Version 3.0 [Updated 2015-01-06]

  1. Added Catalan translation ca_ES.po and
  2. Added title tag via add theme support
  3. Bug Fixed: Featured Header image condition
  4. Updated Spanish translation es_ES.po and

Version 2.5.2 [Updated 2014-10-29]

  1. Fixed footer credit link
  2. Replaced get_bloginfo() with admin_url() that links to Theme Options
  3. Removed shortcodes

Version 2.5.1 (merged version 2.5) [Updated 2014-10-25]

  1. Code cleaning in theme options panel
  2. Changed default footer text and link to Author URI
  3. Removed unnecessary files
    1. catch-kathmandu/inc/panel/js/color_picker.js
    2. catch-kathmandu/inc/panel/js/color_picker.min.js
  4. Removed unnecessary catchkathmandu_color enqueue
  5. Removed unused codes
  6. Updated media uploader to new version in theme options

Version 2.4 [Updated 2014-10-12]

  1. Added support for WooCommerce plugin

Version 2.3 [Updated 2014-10-04]

  1. Added meetup social icon
  2. Added changelog.txt file which list the theme change log
  3. Removed # link where the link in empty from Homepage Featured Content ( Reported by Heinz )

Version 2.2 [Updated 2014-09-07]

  1. Added Turkish translation tr_TR.po and
  2. Fixed Email social icon link issue (Reported by Michaela)
  3. Added Contact link option

Version 2.1 [Updated 2014-09-02]

  1. Added Dutch translation nl_NL.po and
  2. Added Xing Social link option
  3. Fixed scroll up issue in mobile devices

Version 2.0.1 (merged version 2.0) [Updated 2014-08-02]

  1. Added Scroll Up script
  2. Added support for pagination plugin WP-PageNavi and WP Page Numbers
  3. Added genericons
  4. Fixed image uploader in Theme Options panel
  5. Fixed dark color scheme css for slider
  6. Fixed undefined index of feed_url

Version 1.9 [Updated 2014-07-16]

  1. Added email in social link option
  2. Fixed responsive css for sidebar in iPhone 4
  3. Optimized Theme Options panel to speed up

Version 1.8.2 [Updated 2014-06-23]

  1. Removed rem in width, padding and margins, now only in font sizes css

Version 1.8.1 [Updated 2014-06-18]

  1. Added Japanese translation ja.po and

Version 1.8 [Updated 2014-06-10]

  1. Added German(SWITZERLAND) translation de_CH.po and

Version 1.7 [Updated 2014-06-06]

  1. Added Italian translation it_IT.po and

Version 1.6 [Updated 2014-05-29]

  1. Added Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and

Version 1.5.2 [Updated 2014-05-24]

  1. Fixed menu color option in dark color scheme (Reported by puriabhishek22)
  2. Added missing Polish language and WordPress theme tags

Version 1.5 [Updated 2014-05-16]

  1. Added Polish translation pl_PL.po and
  2. Fixed Footer widget issues in Mobile devices when using 3 footer areas (Reported By Tim)

Version 1.4 [Updated 2014-05-11]

  1. Added Spanish translation es_ES.po and
  2. Added default logo images option to select

Version 1.3.1 [Updated 2014-05-07]

  1. Added Russian translation ru_RU.po and

Version 1.3 [Updated 2014-04-30]

  1. Added French translation fr_FR.po and
  2. Removed cursor pointer from slider entry-container and added only in link slider title (Reported by bwooster47)
  3. Fixed homepage headline button not showing when disabling Homepage Headline and Homepage Sub-headline (Reported by Max)
  4. Disable logo by default as per the new theme review guideline

Version 1.2.1 [Updated 2014-04-24]

  1. Added Aria Haspopup for menu in Touch Devices
  2. Fixed slider text issue
  3. Fixed secondary menu issue
  4. Removed secondary menu mobile header and just highlight current menu item

Version 1.1.1 [Updated 2014-04-22]

  1. Fixed mobile menu link issue

Version 1.1 [Updated 2014-04-19]

  1. Added secondary menu option in mobile devices
  2. Changed secondary menu id for HTML validation (Reported By bschell)
  3. Minified admin scripts
  4. Removed unnecessary css

Version 1.0 [Updated 2014-02-26]

  1. Change logo image to generic logo image as per guideline
  2. Change default slider images, homepage featured images and screenshot image to all GPL selfshot images by CatchThemes
  3. Fixed Menu css
  4. Updated responsive menu script
  5. Updated responsive video script
  6. Updated HTML5 script
  7. Updated slider script

Version 0.5 [Updated 2014-02-26]

  1. Header Image, Favicon and WebClip icon changed to Catch Kathmandu design
  2. Screenshot changed to show the new header image and review button
  3. Demo link changed to review link at
  4. Added user capability condition for header and footer codes
  5. Removed WordPress SEO plugin condition in header.php
  6. Changed Favicon default to disabled
  7. Fixed UTF character issue in style.css theme description

Version 0.1 [Updated 2014-02-17]

  1. Initial release in
  2. Submitted theme for review in