Catch Mag

Catch Mag is a responsive and visually appealing multipurpose magazine WordPress theme that is completely free of cost. It comes with powerful customization features. Although Catch Mag has been designed especially for magazines, its vast range of features makes it adept to be used in almost any platform. It is a very lively and purposeful theme that comes with a creative outlook, making it wholly compatible with a range of diverse usages. The theme is jam-packed with powerful customization options at your fingertips; this will help you build a completely unique magazine website. Crucial features such as featured two columns, header highlights, news ticker, portfolio, service, team, testimonials, top reads, and more have been encompassed in this theme. This theme ensures your content is delivered in an appealing and eye-catching way that keeps your audiences affianced. For more advanced features, check out the premium version – Catch Mag Pro.

Features

Theme Options

The most powerful feature of Catch Themes is its Theme Options which will allow you to easily customize your website with clicks. So, now you no longer need to be a designer or a programmer to build customized websites. Theme Options allow you to toggle on and off features, adjust layouts, change colors, fonts, logo, favicon, background, add social links and custom CSS.

Responsive Design

One of the key features of our themes is that your website will magically respond and adapt to different screen sizes delivering an optimized design for iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices. No longer will you need to zoom and scroll around when browsing on your mobile phone.

Incredible Support

We have a great line of support team and support documentation. You do not need to worry about how to use the themes we provide, just refer to our Tech Support segment. Further, if you need to do advanced customization to your website, you can always hire our theme customizer!

Featured Page Slider

Featured Page Slider is an option that is helpful to highlight noteworthy pages on your site. You can have columns of content as well as selected images set on your page slider. The fun part is, you get to decide for how long a page stays on your page before something else comes up on the slider. How will you make that happen? By exercising your control over different slide effects and their timing!

Featured Content

Featured Content allows you to highlight your recent & popular posts on your website. It can either be displayed on Homepage or the entire site. You can add your title and sub-title for featured content, select the number of featured content, display Meta, select multiple categories, and enjoy displaying your featured & recent posts.

Services

Every website owner wants the world to know about the services they provide. It allows you to place the services you provide for your customers on the spotlight. Choose to display the services in 2 to 4 columns. Display your services on the homepage only or on the entire website.

Hero Content

You can now display the best assets of your website with the Hero Content feature. The feature allows you to highlight the most important content in a fashion that is easily attention-grabbing. You can enable the hero content either on Homepage or the entire site. Hero Content - the easiest way to display your strengths.

WordPress Standard Codes

Our code is secure and optimized. We do proper data validation and sanitization and follow core theme guidelines. Our developers are active contributors to WordPress theme review and WordPress core. Our themes will always be updated as things change in WordPress.

Testimonials

People are always curious about what your goods and services are really like. Since customer testimonials are candid and not by the company promoting the product, they assist in building trust. You can display testimonials on Homepage, the entire site or disable it completely.

Portfolio

Portfolio empowers you to showcase your professional skills and accomplishments to the world at large. Display your Portfolio in an elegant manner on the Homepage/Frontpage, the entire site or you can also disable it completely if you don’t need it. An astounding way to easily display your experience, skills, talent, and expertise.

More Features

  • Theme Options
  • Responsive Design
  • Featured Slider
  • Webmaster Tools
  • Page Templates
  • Featured Thumbnail
  • Threaded Comments
  • Dropdown Menu
  • Excerpt Length
  • Feed Redirect
  • Gravatar Ready
  • Localized for translations
  • Custom Header / Logo
  • Custom Favicon
  • Custom Menu
  • Custom Background
  • Custom Layout
  • Custom CSS
  • Support
  • Header Highlight Content
  • Hero Content
  • Portfolio
  • Testimonials
  • News Ticker
  • Services
  • Header Video
  • Featured Content
  • WordPress Standard Codes

Free Vs Pro (Premium)

FreeFeaturesPro (Premium)
Responsive Design
Super Easy Setup
Color Options for various sections
Base Color Scheme: Dark, Red, Gray and Yellow
Header Media
Primary Menu
Header Right Menu
Header Top Menu
Footer Menu
Social Top Menu
Social above Primary Menu
Social Footer Menu
Comment Options
Excerpt Options
Featured content: Post
Featured content: Page
Featured content: Category
Featured content: Image
Featured content: Custom Post Types
Featured Slider: Post
Featured Slider: Page
Featured Slider: Category
Featured Slider: Custom
Font Family Options
Footer Editor Options
Header Top Options
Hero Content:Post
Hero Content: Page
Hero Content:Category
Hero Content:Custom
Site Layout: Boxed/Fluid
Default Layout: Right Sidebar ( Content, Primary Sidebar )
Default Layout: Left Sidebar ( Primary Sidebar, Content )
Default Layout: No Sidebar
Default Layout: No Sidebar: Full Width
Homepage/Archive Layout: Right Sidebar
Homepage/Archive Layout: Left Sidebar
Homepage/Archive Layout:No Sidebar
Homepage/Archive Layout:Full Width
Single Page/Post Image Layout: Post Thumbnail
Single Page/Post Image Layout: Slider Image Size(1920*822)
Single Page/Post Image Layout: Original Image Size
WooCommerce Layout
Menu Options: enable/disable Primary menu
Menu Options: enable/disable search in header right menu
Portfolio: Page
Portfolio: Post
Portfolio: Category
Portfolio: Custom
Portfolio: Custom Post Type
Promotion Headline: Page
Promotion Headline: Post
Promotion Headline: Category
Promotion Headline: Image
Pagination Options
Scroll Up Options
Section Sorter
Services: Post
Services: Page
Services: Category
Services: Image
Services: Custom Post Type
Team: Post
Team: Page
Team: Category
Team: Custom
Testimonials: Post
Testimonials: Page
Testimonials: Category
Testimonials: Custom
Testimonials: Custom Post Type
Top Reads: Post
Top Reads: Page
Top Reads: Category
Top Reads: Custom
Trending: Post
Trending: Page
Trending: Category
Trending: Custom
Two Columns: Section One
Two Columns: Section Two
Update Notifier
WPML Ready
WooCommerce Ready

Theme Instructions

#How to install theme?

Go to this link

#How to update theme to the latest version?

Go to this link This theme relies heavily on Featured Images. If your post is missing a Featured Image, the post image will not show up on homepage, on archived pages and on Featured Page Slider Content. Click Here to see how to add Featured Image in your Post/Page.

Image Sizes in px:#

Post Thumbnail
Width: 1230
Height: 692

Slider Image/Promotional Headline:
Width: 1920
Height: 822

Hero Content
Width: 730
Height: 547

Featured(Portfolio, Featured Content, Services, Scrolling, Top Reads, Featured Two colurm except first
Width: 640
Height: 480

Testimonial
Width: 100
Height: 100
Header Highlight Section First Image
Width: 640
Height: 853

Header Highlight Section Second Image
Width: 640
Height: 480

Header Highlight Third Second Image
Width: 640
Height: 426

Featured Two Columns First Image
Width: 820
Height: 615

excerpt image left and right
Width: 85
Height: 85

#How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?

Go to this link.

#Regenerate Thumbnails

For regenerate thumbnails got to this link

Customizer (Theme Options) #

You can customize this theme using cool additional features through Customizer at "Appearance => Customize" from your WordPress Dashboard. Go to this link

#How to enable/disable Site Title and Tagline

Go to this link

#How to add Site Icon (Favicon/Web Clip Icon)?

Go to this link

#How to add Header Video?

Go to this link

#How to add Header Image?

Go to this link Catch Mag offers exciting Menu Options! This theme supports and recommends using "Custom Menus". You can create Custom Menu through "Appearance => Menus" from your WordPress Dashboard.
Go to this linkto know how to add custom menu

Select Menu Locations

You can assign your custom menu in 2 different locations. You assign it either from "Appearance => Customize => Menus => Manage Location" or from "Appearance => Menus => Manage Location" Select your Custom Menu as Primary Menu to display it as the Main Menu, which will replace the default Page Menu Social Footer Menu to display social menu in footer

#How to Change the Excerpt Length and Read More Text?

Go to this link Catch Mag supports 5 featured content types to choose from: 1. Post, 2. Page, 3. Category and 4. Custom. 5.Custom Post Type(requires Essential Content Type Plugin ). For Featured Content Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Featured Content"
Go to this link Catch Mag supports featured slider as Page. For Featured Slider Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options =>Featured Slider". Go to this link Catch Mag supports Page as Featured Two Columns. For Featured Two Columns Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options =>Featured Two Columns".
  1. Enable Featured Two Columns by click option under “Enable On”, entire site or homepage/frontpage
  2. Under Page 1, Page 2 or so on to display your page as Featured Two Columns
  3. Further option to change Headline, Sub headline of Featured Two Columns, option to change number of items to be displayed
  4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

#How to add Header Highlights?

Catch Mag supports Page as header highlights. For Featured Two Columns Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Header Highlights."
  1. Enable Header Highlights on Homepage/Frontpage or Entire Site
  2. Under Page 1, Page 2 or so on to display your page as Header Highlights
  3. Further option to change headline, sub-headline and number of items
  4. Finally, click on save and publish

#Hero Content

Catch Mag supports Page as Hero Content. For Hero Content Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Hero Content Options".
Go to this link

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

Go to this link

#Layout Options

Catch Mag has 2 Default Layout, 2 Homepage/Archive Layout to choose from "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Layout Options"

Default Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the option below "Default Layout Options" which will set our site layout. Further, you have the choice of selecting custom layout for individual pages and posts through "Catch Fullscreen Options => Layout Options", which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing

Homepage/Archive Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the option below "Homepage/Archive Layout" which will set our site layout for Homepage Posts

#News Ticker

Go to this link

#How to change Pagination Options?

Go to this link

#Portfolio

Catch Mag supports Portfolio types to choose as Custom Post Type.

#How to add Portfolio in Homepage/Frontpage using Essential Content Type?

Go to this link

#How to enable/disable Scrollup feature?

Go to this link

#How to change default text in search box?

Go to this link

Service #

Catch Mag supports Custom Post Type as Service.

#How to add service in theme?

Go to this link

#Testimonials

Catch Mag supports Custom Post Type as testimonials.

#How to add Testimonials in Homepage/Frontpage using Essential Content Type?

Go to this link

#Top Reads

Catch Mag supports top reads, there might be some news, gossips, or information which a large number of the audience might enjoy reading. Those type of articles can be featured in the Top Reads section. Use your Top Reads section wisely; it can help you attract many new visitors. You can choose the Top Reads content as Page. There are also a number of other customization options available which are described below.
  1. "Appearence => Customize => Theme Options => Top Reads"
  2. Under Page 1, Page 2 or so on to display your page as Top Read
  3. Further option to change title, sub-title and number of items and meta
  4. Finally, click on save and publish

#How to add Widgets in widget area?

You can add widgets to your widget area from two location Go to this link for more detail.

#Additional CSS

Go to this link for more detail.

#Webmaster Tools

Go to this link for more detailRecommended Plugins
* Catch Web Tools for Webmaster Tools, To Top, Catch IDs and so on
* Essential Content Type
* Contact Form 7 for Contact Form
* Regenerate Thumbnails to for Regenerating Thumbnails
* Jetpack for Infinite Scroll, Gallery, Stats, Image CDN and many more

Change Log

= 1.0.4 (Released: March 21, 2019) =
  • Bug Fixed: Testimonial Title and Post Thumbnail link issue
  • Bug Fixed: Clearing issue in two columns section
= 1.0.3 (Released: March 07, 2019) =
  • Updated: Changelog section of theme about page
= 1.0.2 (Released: February 27, 2019) =
  • Added: Catch Themes Demo import plugin support
  • Added: Header Right Sidebar
  • Bug Fixed: Spacing issue Border issue in News Ticker
  • Bug Fixed: Sidebar Social Menu
  • Updated: Screenshot Image
= 1.0.1 (Released: February 21, 2019) =
  • Bug Fixed: Spacing Issues in section
  • Bug Fixed: JS compression issue
  • Updated: Box Shadow in sections fixed
= 1.0 (Released: February 21, 2019) =
  • Initial Release

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