Simple Catch Pro Theme Change Log

Simple Catch Pro
Simple Catch Pro is an advance version of our popular theme Simple Catch. It is based on HTML5, CSS3 and Responsive Web Design to view in various devices. Some of the additional features includes: Featured Image Slider, Responsive Design, Additional Layout Options, Custom Footer Editor, and Adspace Widget for Advertisement.

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Catch Box Pro theme is translation ready.
Added Translation for Polish by Piotrek Jas
Added Translation for Dutch by Alain J. Baudrez
Added Translation for Brazilian Portuguese by Giovanna Chinellato
Added Translation for German by Manuel Salmann
Added Translation for Spanish by César Gómez

Change Log

Version 3.9.3 [Updated 2019-06-03]

  1. Added: Support for wp_body_open action
  2. Updated: Label changed from Image type to Custom
  3. Updated: Metabox UI
  4. Updated: Migration Script from free to pro
  5. Updated: Readme file as per new requirement

Version 3.9.2 [Updated 2018-08-04]

  1. Added: Core Privacy Policy link support in footer
  2. Replaced class_exists( ‘woocommerce’ ) with class_exists( ‘WooCommerce’ ) as WooCommerce update caused issues

Version 3.9.1 [Updated 2018-07-30]

  1. Bug Fixed: Design issue with Catch Infinite Scroll plugin
  2. Code Optimization
  3. Removed: changelog.txt file and added changelog in readme.txt file

Version 3.9 [Updated 2017-06-08]

  1. Added Navigation/Pagination Type Options
  2. Added: WooCommerce Product Lightbox, Zoom and Slider Options
  3. Bug Fixed: WPML multi category select issue
  4. Compatible with WordPress 4.8
  5. Escaped $paged in template blog
  6. Internationalized date() to date_i18n()
  7. Removed support for WP Page Numbers Plugin
  8. Restructured files and folders

Version 3.8.5 [Updated 2017-03-10]

  1. Bug Fixed: Content layout not working in Blog template (Reported by Maile Vanderford)

Version 3.8.4 [Updated 2017-03-10]

  1. Bug Fixed: Undefined variable: blog_query in Blog template

Version 3.8.3 [Updated 2017-02-17]

  1. Bug Fixed: Main div closing issue in singular, search, image and 404 pages

Version 3.8.2 [Updated 2017-02-17]

  1. Bug Fixed: Slider Image not linking to post
  2. Code Optimization

Version 3.8.1 [Updated 2017-02-09]

  1. Bug Fixed: Homepage/Frontpage categories update option causing blog to show no posts

Version 3.8 [Updated 2017-02-08]

  1. Enhanced: Keyboard Navigation
  2. Enhanced: Heading tags
  3. Enhanced: ARIA Landmark Roles
  4. Enhanced: HTML5 structure
  5. Optimized: Code
  6. Removed: Unnecessary codes
  7. Removed: Theme Options Panel

Version 3.7 [Updated 2016-12-06]

  1. Bug Fixed: Reset Options in customizer updated
  2. Updated: Custom CSS to Additional CSS( Core Support ) for WP version 4.7
  3. Updated: Textdomain to simple-catch-pro
  4. Code Optimization

Version 3.6.1 [Updated 2016-09-27]

  1. Bug Fixed: white space issue
  2. Bug Fixed: ID column display issue in mobile devices
  3. Replaced: ‘|’ with ‘%7c’ for accessibility in google font load
  4. Updated: Instagram and YouTube logo
  5. Updated: All instances of changed to

Version 3.6.1 [Updated 2016-04-20]

  1. Added Custom Logo Change button in theme options
  2. Bug Fixed: Custom Logo not changing

Version 3.6 [Updated 2016-04-11]

  1. Updated: Content Width Implementation
  2. Updated: Theme Layout retrieval via function
  3. Updated: Import all theme mod option from free theme when upgrading to pro including menus and widgets
  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 3.5 [Updated 2016-03-24]

  1. Added: Support for WPML, Polylang, qTranslate X, qTranslate and mqTranslate plugin
  2. Updated: Menu js and style
  3. Updated: Media Uploader in Theme Options
  4. Bug Fixed: is_array() check added for altering blog posts in homepage to negate `in_array() expects parameter 2 to be array` error

Version 3.4 [Updated 2016-02-01]

  1. Added: CT: Advertisement Widget – “Check to Hide Ad on 404 page” option (more info in readme)
  2. Added: Theme Options to Customizer
  3. Added: WooCommerce Layout and WooCommerce Sidebar
  4. Added: Button that links to Customizer-> Header Image in Theme Options
  5. Optimized: Custom CSS Style Delivery to work with customizer
  6. Removed: Redirect to Theme Options Page on Activation
  7. Removed: pie and pngfix script
  8. Updated: Genericons to 3.4.1
  9. Updated: HTML5 script to 3.7.3

Version 3.3 [Updated 2014-12-05]

  1. Added Text Domain in style.css
  2. Added German translation de_DE.po and
  3. Added Spanish translation es_ES.po and
  4. Bug Fixed: Excerpt More Tag sanitization issue

Version 3.2.1 [Updated 2014-09-01]

  1. Added support for screen-reader-text class css
  2. Bug Fixed: Footer Editor code issue (Reported by Kuo Wei)
  3. Bug Fixed: Missing text-domain and incorrect text-domain

Version 3.2 [Updated 2014-08-20]

  1. Added Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and files
  2. Added Scroll Up script and it’s Color Options
  3. Added Genericons
  4. Added changelog.txt file
  5. Compatible with WordPress 4.3
  6. Fixed dark color scheme issue with footer widget area and author comment
  7. Fixed brown color scheme issue with footer widget area and author comment
  8. Fixed resonsive css to change the width of wrapper only when it’s 1000px screen
  9. Removed add_custom_background(), now background in supported from WordPress 3.4 onwards
  10. Removed support for WordPress version less than 4.1
  11. Replaced theme option path from get_bloginfo() to admin_url()
  12. Updated codes to comply with deprecating PHP4 style constructors in WordPress 4.3
  13. Updated text-domain

Version 3.1 [Updated 2014-07-09]

  1. Added update notification option
  2. Added email in social link option
  3. Fixed admin panel active tab
  4. Optimized Theme Options panel to speed up

Version 3.0 [Updated 2014-04-21]

  1. Added Custom Header option
  2. Fixed undefined index issue with social_skype
  3. Fixed Footer Editor Options button issue (Reported By Bogdan Bogdan)
  4. Fixed mobile menu link issue
  5. Updated responsive video script
  6. Updated HTML5 script added minified version
  7. Updated slider script
  8. Updated jQuery Cookie Script added minified version

Version 2.6 [Updated 2014-02-03]

  1. Added Video and Audio Post Format
  2. Fixed the typo Enable Sidebar to Enable Slider

Version 2.5 [Updated 2014-01-12]

  1. Fixed admin theme options css for WordPress 3.8
  2. Removed extra settings for headings font family in theme options panel
  3. Replaced theme screenshot file to match with WordPress 3.8

Version 2.4 [Updated 2013-11-08]

  1. Added dark and brown color scheme
  2. Fixed Google Font script issue with default setting

Version 2.3 [Updated 2013-10-06]

  1. Added Dutch translation nl_NL.po and
  2. Added Soundcloud and Skype social icon
  3. Added target new window in Adspace widget
  4. Added simplecatch_before_widget_start and simplecatch_after_widget_ends hooks
  5. Added span for slider title, separator and content for CSS control
  6. Fixed Sidebar issue with homepage and blog page
  7. Fixed Drop Down Menu issue

Version 2.2 [Updated 2013-7-14]

  1. Added Jetpack Infinite Scroll support
  2. Added Footer Sidebars
  3. Added color options for Footer Sidebar and Sidebar Links
  4. Added Goodreads Social Icon

Version 2.1 [Updated 2013-6-08]

  1. Added page template Blog for show blog on page
  2. Added Site Title and Tagline Color Options
  3. Added GitHub, Vkontakte, My World and Odnoklassniki Social Icons
  4. Added missing css for Form email input field
  5. Added responsive video script
  6. Added css of bold to html <b>code</b>
  7. Added Post and Page ID column in All Posts and All Pages tables in WordPress Admin
  8. Added support for WooCommerce Plugin
  9. Added Web Clip Icon Option to add Web Clip Icon for Apple devices
  10. Added !function_exists() condition to support child theme easy editing
  11. Fixed CSS for Search at header
  12. Fixed full content display layout css
  13. Fixed Front page posts categories setting
  14. Fixed Posts page issue to display blog
  15. Fixed Posts page issue to display Breadcrumb
  16. Fixed Image Slider issues with the content
  17. Removed simplecatch_sort_query_by_post_in function as post orderby is already implement in WordPress Version 3.5 by default
  18. Moved Footer Logo and Footer Editor Options to Footer Options
  19. Moved comment-reply script to wp_enqueue_scripts
  20. Change the responsive menu from input box to select box


Version 2.0 [Updated 2013-3-21]

  1. Fixed Responsive Logo for larger image
  2. Added Instagram Social Icon
  3. Added Font Family Options
  4. Added Font Size Options
  5. Added more Color options for backgrounds
  6. Added Social Icons Widget
  7. Added Content Layout option: Excerpt/Blog Display or Full Content Display
  8. Added Sidebar: Header right, homepage, archive, page, post and optional sidebar one, two and three.
  9. Added Sidebar select option in page and post metabox
  10. Added Option to move site title and tagline before logo
  11. Fixed grammatical in Social Icons title
  12. Fixed search form title not changing as per the theme options
  13. Added Responsive menu support for default wp_page_menu

Version [Updated 2013-2-25]

  1. Fixed Update Notifier problem with child theme
  2. Fixed comment form and Tags to make it translation ready
  3. Updated Translation file and Polish translation
  4. Fixed responsive image with align and homepage thumbnail
  5. Fixed Structured Data Testing Error for Single Post

Version 1.2.5

  1. Fixed input and textarea border problem in Chrome
  2. Fixed Structured Data Testing Error

Version 1.2.4

  1. Fixed the update notifier
  2. Fixed CSS Pagination with WP-PageNavi and WP Page Numbers Plugins

Version 1.2.3

  1. Fixed Responsive CSS for Images and Wp-Caption

Version 1.2.2

  1. Fixed Responsive CSS for Form
  2. Fixed Theme Options not being saved

Version 1.2.1

  1. Fixed Content Color Options

Version Version 1.2

  1. Fixed simplecatch-pro.pot file for comment form labels translation
  2. Added Added Polish Language translation

Version Version 1.1

  1. Fixed translation file simplecatch-pro.pot
  2. Fixed Typo error on All Rights Reserved

Version Version 1.0

  1. Initial Release