Clean Journal

Clean Journal is a Clean Responsive WordPress Theme for bloggers, writers and small businesses. It is based on Catch Base theme which uses HTML5, CSS3 and Responsive design where each element has been carefully configured for perfect display on all devices and platforms. It comes with a wide variety of options so you can modify layout, styling, featured content, promotion headline, featured slider, pagination, icons, menus, breadcrumb, widgets and much more, directly from theme customizer. This theme is translation ready. For more details check out Clean Journal Theme Instructions.


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!

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.

More Features

  • Theme Options
  • Responsive Design
  • Featured Slider
  • 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 Layout
  • Custom CSS
  • Support
  • Clean Header
  • Featured Content
  • WordPress Standard Codes
  • Promotion Headline

Free Vs Pro (Premium)

Free Features Pro (Premium)
Responsive Design
Super Easy Setup
Color Options for various sections
Header Image
Primary Menu
Secondary Menu
Header Top Menu
Header Right Menu
Footer Menu
Menu Options
Comment Options
Excerpt Options
Feed Redirect
Font Family Options
Footer Editor Options
Header Right Sidebar Option
Header Top Options
Default Layout: Primary Sidebar,Content
Default Layout: Content,Primary Sidebar
Default Layout: No Sidebar(Content Width)
Default Layout: No Sidebar(One Column)
Default Layout: No Sidebar(Full Width)
Archive Content Layout: Excerpt Image Left
Archive Content Layout: Excerpt Image Right
Archive Content Layout: Excerpt Image Top
Archive Content Layout: Show Full Content(No Featured Image)
Single Page/Post Image Layout
WooCommerce Layout
Pagination Options
Promotion Headline Options
Responsive Options
Scroll Up Options
Search Options
Single Post Navigation
Update Notifier
WooCommerce Options
Featured content: Featured Widget Content
Featured content: Featured Post Content
Featured content: Featured Page Content
Featured content: Featured Category Content
Featured content: Featured Image Content
Featured Slider: Featured Post Slider
Featured Slider: Featured Page Slider
Featured Slider: Featured Category Slider
Featured Slider: Featured Image Slider
Custom Social Links
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. Click Here to see how to add Featured Image in your Post/Page.

How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?

Go to this link.

#Regenerate Thumbnails

For regenerate thumbnails got to this link

Here is the link to FAQ

Here is link for Theme Instructions

Change Log

2.7.1 (Released: April 28, 2021)

  • Updated: Images and screenshot
  • Removed: jquery.cycle2.shuffle.min.js and jquery.cycle2.shuffle.js files

2.7 (Released: April 28, 2021)

  • Added: Core Blocks Support
  • Bug Fixed: Added underline on the anchor tag
  • Bug Fixed: Site title font issue
  • Removed: Cycle slider shuffle not compatible with theme check so it has been removed

2.6 (Released: May 18, 2020)

  • Added: Support for wp_body_open action
  • Bug Fixed: Updated Content delivered through the_content filter
  • Bug Fixed: Keyboard navigation accessibility issue
  • Bug Fixed: Keyboard navigation js issue
  • Bug Fixed: Escaping issues
  • Bug Fixed: Google Fonts issue
  • Updated: Content type label updated
  • Updated: Metabox UI
  • Updated: Readme file as per the new requirement
  • Updated: Upgrade to pro button CSS

2.5 (Released: July 09, 2018)

  • Added: Core Privacy Policy link support in footer
  • Bug Fixed: Design issue with Catch Infinite Scroll plugin
  • Bug Fixed: Layout Options default layout option text
  • JS compression update

2.4 (Released: October 15, 2017)

  • Major Update: Enhanced HTML structure
  • Code optimization
  • Removed: changelog.txt file and added changelog in readme.txt file

2.3 (Released: June 08, 2017)

  • Added: Option to Display all Categories in Customizer
  • Added Chinese translation zh-cn.po and
  • Code Optimization
  • Compatible with WordPress 4.8
  • Removed: Backward compatibility functions


  • Updated: HTML Shiv script loading
  • Updated: Upgrade Button in customizer with respect to trt decision
  • Updated: Custom CSS to Additional CSS( Core Support ) for WP version 4.7
  • Code Optimization


  • Added: Lithuanian translation lt_LT.po and
  • Updated: Reset all settings compatibility with WordPress v4.6
  • Updated: Used the_archive_title() and the_archive_description() in archive.php


  • Added Swedish translation sv_SE.po and
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese translation pt_BR.po and
  • Bug Fixed: sprintf() too few arguments issue on other languages


  • Bug Fixed: White space issue
  • Updated: All link to ssl


  • Added: German translation de_DE.po and
  • Updated: Sidr menu script to version
  • Updated: Meta viewport for better responsive support
  • Updated: Content Width Implementation
  • Updated: Theme Layout retrieval via function
  • Updated: Favicon and Web Clip Migration to Site Icon( Core Support )
  • Updated: Logo to Custom Logo( Core Support ) for WP version 4.5


  • Added: Danish translation da_DK.po and
  • Added: Disable scrollup option
  • Bug Fixed: Script handles
  • Bug Fixed: Genericons issue with To Top plugin


  • Bug Fixed: Header Top message now only shown to logged in users with ability to edit theme options
  • Bug Fixed: Header Top mobile menu anchor issue in toggle
  • Bug Fixed: Header layout issue in iPhone4 landscape view


  • Added: Social Icons for Phone, Handset, Cart, Cloud, Link( Custom Link )
  • Bug Fixed: Breadcrumb css issue in IE 11
  • Bug Fixed: Featured Slider Transition Effect Not Updating
  • Bug Fixed: Text Domain in style.css
  • Bug Fixed: Custom Social Icon Link not saving due to sanitization issues
  • Bug Fixed: No sidebar ( Content Width ) layout issue in mobile devices ( Reported by LiminalLLC )
  • Enhanced: Used antispambot() function on emails output on social icons
  • Updated Genericons to 3.4.1
  • Updated Jetpack Scroll Pagination Option to enable infinite scroll in Reading Settings


  • Updated screenshot
  • relaced journal-customizer-custom-scripts.min.js with clean-journal-customizer-custom-scripts.min.js


  • Updated screenshot
  • Initial Release in


  • Submitted to


  • Theme Completed