DevotePress is a clean, simple and elegant free multipurpose magazine and blog WordPress theme that is extremely responsive and flexible to customize. Our online media portal, DevotePress is actually what inspired us to craft the theme of the same name. This online publication covers everything and anything related to WordPress. The theme provides a clean layout making your website eye-pleasing and visually aesthetic. DevotePress makes your voice loud and clear over the crowd of howling news crews online, with a clean, polished user interface with tons of customization options. It comes with features like Featured Content, Portfolio, News Ticker, Services, Testimonial, and more. All of these features are sure to lift your blog up and make it exclusive. DevotePress is a combination of simplicity, clarity, and ease of access, everything that a visitor would want from a decent magazine or blog. To top it all, the theme is translation ready.


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.


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.


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 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
  • Page Templates
  • Featured Thumbnail
  • Threaded Comments
  • Dropdown Menu
  • Excerpt Length
  • Gravatar Ready
  • Localized for translations
  • Custom Header / Logo
  • Custom Favicon
  • Custom Menu
  • Custom Layout
  • Custom CSS
  • Support
  • Hero Content
  • Portfolio
  • Testimonials
  • News Ticker
  • Instagram
  • Services
  • Header Video
  • Clean Header
  • Full HD Screens
  • Featured Content
  • WordPress Standard Codes
  • News Ticker

Free Vs Pro (Premium)

Free Features Pro (Premium)
Responsive Design
Super Easy Setup
Color Options for various sections
Base Color Scheme: Dark, Red, Gray, Yellow, Sports and Fashion
Header Media
Header Top Menu
Social Top Menu
Header Right Menu
Social Header Right Menu
Primary Menu
Social Primary Menu
Social Footer
News Ticker Menu
Ads Section
Comment Options
Excerpt Options
Featured content: Post
Featured content: Page
Featured content: Category
Featured content: Custom
Featured content: Custom Post Types
Featured Slider: Post
Featured Slider: Page
Featured Slider: Category
Featured Slider: Custom
Featured Two Columns: Page
Featured Two Columns: Post
Featured Two Columns: Category
Featured Two Columns: Custom
Featured Two Columns: Tags
Featured Video
Font Family Options
Footer Editor Options
Header Top Options
Hero Content:Post
Hero Content: Page
Hero Content:Category
Hero Content:Custom
Hero Content:Tags
Interview: Page
Interview: Post
Interview: Page
Interview: Category
Interview: Custom
Interview: Tags
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(Content, Primary Sidebar)
Homepage/Archive Layout: Left Sidebar(Primary Sidebar,Content)
Homepage/Archive Layout:No Sidebar
Homepage/Archive Layout:Full Width
Archive Content Layout: Show Excerpt(Image Left)
Archive Content Layout: Show Excerpt(Image Right)
Archive Content Layout: Show Excerpt(Image Top)
Archive Content Layout: Show Full Content(Image Top)
Archive Content Layout: Show Full Content(No Featured Image)
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 home button on Primary menu
Menu Options: enable/disable Search on Primary menu
Menu Options: enable/disable Header Right Menu
Menu Options:edit Header Top Mobile Menu Label
Menu Options: edit Header Right Mobile Menu Label
Menu Options: edit Header Top Mobile Menu Label
News Ticker: Page
News Ticker: Post
News Ticker: Category
News Ticker: Custom
News Ticker: Tags
Portfolio: Page
Portfolio: Post
Portfolio: Category
Portfolio: Custom
Portfolio: Custom Post Type
Portfolio: Tags
Promotion Headline: Page
Promotion Headline: Post
Promotion Headline: Category
Promotion Headline: Image
Promotion Headline: Tags
Pagination Options
Scrolling: Post
Scrolling: Page
Scrolling: Category
Scrolling: Custom
Scrolling: Tags
Scroll Up Options
Section Sorter
Services: Post
Services: Page
Services: Category
Services: Image
Services: Custom Post Type
Services: Tags
Team: Post
Team: Page
Team: Category
Team: Custom
Team: Tags
Testimonials: Post
Testimonials: Page
Testimonials: Category
Testimonials: Custom
Testimonials: Custom Post Type
Testimonials: Tags
Top Reads: Post
Top Reads: Page
Top Reads: Category
Top Reads: Custom
Top Reads: Tags
Trending: Post
Trending: Page
Trending: Category
Trending: Custom
Trending: Tags
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: 1400
Height: 787

Width: 1920
Height: 822

Hero Content
Width: 730
Height: 547

Featured(Featured Slider 3 Columns, Highlight Section, Secound Image, Team Portfolio, Featured Content, Services, Scrolling, Top Reads, Featured Two colurm except first, Excerpt First Image, Services
Width: 640
Height: 427

Width: 100
Height: 100

Header Highlight Section First Image
Width: 768
Height: 512

Excerpt Image Left and right, top reads
Width: 200
Height: 133

#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 DevotePress 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 DevotePress 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 DevotePress supports featured slider as Page. For Featured Slider Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options =>Featured Slider". Go to this link DevotePress 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”

#Hero Content

DevotePress 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

DevotePress 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

Single Page/Post Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the option below "Single Page/Post Layout" which will set our site layout for Single Page/Post Image Layout

#News Ticker

Go to this link

#How to change Pagination Options?

Go to this link


DevotePress 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 #

DevotePress supports Custom Post Type as Service.

#How to add service in theme?

Go to this link


DevotePress supports Custom Post Type as testimonials.

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

Go to this link

#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 detail Recommended 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

= 1.2.1 (Released: January 08, 2021) =
  • Bug Fixed: Header Image issue
  • Bug Fixed: Multi flex-height, changed to flex-height and flex-width
= 1.2 (Released: September 30, 2020) =
  • Bug Fixed: JS error
  • Bug Fixed: Theme Check issues
  • Bug Fixed: Instagram widget area position
= 1.1.4 (Released: January 17, 2020) =
  • Replaced: Theme name reference devotepress to DevotePress
= 1.1.3 (Released: November 15, 2019) =
  • Bug Fixed: Multi Category Sanitization issue
  • Bug Fixed: Removing extra closing symbol in svg-icons.svg file
= 1.1.2 (Released: August 12, 2019) =
  • Bug Fixed: Code tag font-size issue fixed in editor-style
  • Bug Fixed: JS masonry unnecessary codes removed
  • Bug Fixed: Advertisement image alignment issue
  • Bug Fixed: Recent blog and site title spacing issue
  • Bug Fixed: Navigation active color issue
  • Bug Fixed: CSS update
  • Bug Fixed: Keyboard navigation accessibility issue
= 1.1 (Released: June 14, 2019) =
  • Added: German translation de_DE.po and (By Frank Zoechling)
  • Updated: Animation for social icons in footer and widgets
  • Updated: Line height of headings in blog and slider
  • Bug Fixed: News ticker border issue in mobile
  • Bug Fixed: Header top date border issue
  • Bug Fixed: Footer Instagram title issue
= 1.0.1 (Released: April 27, 2019) =
  • Removed: Unnecessary file color-scheme.php
  • Updated: Link Style
  • Updated: Colors
  • Updated: Matchheight JS
  • Updated: Header Top Styles
  • Updated: Truncate news ticker for more than 8 words
= 1.0 (Released: April 26, 2019) =
  • Initial Release