Music Journal

Music Journal is a clean, simple, and elegant Free Music WordPress theme. It is ideal for all musicians, bands, and other projects related to the music industry. The theme is a child theme of a popular multipurpose photography WordPress theme, Photo Journal. Music Journal inherits the core features from the Photo Journal theme. However, Music Journal has a different design focused on music. In addition, Music Journal comes with amazing musical features to fit any kind of music site. For instance, Sticky Playlist, Playlist, Featured Content, Featured Slider, Hero Content, Portfolio, Testimonials, Services, and more. All of these features are completely responsive and fully customizable. The theme is extremely easy to use and also fully responsive. Your musical website will look amazingly perfect across all devices. A well-organized one-click music demo is available in Music Journal. The demo includes all the features and functionalities to set your music site live in just a few minutes. The theme is impressive, visually aesthetic, and dynamic. Your musical site will look gorgeous with the dark color scheme in Music Journal.

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.

Webmaster Tools

Webmaster Tools option helps you to minutely manage your site. Firstly, it helps to verify the site in Google, Yahoo and Bing. Additionally, whether it is something like site optimization, keeping track of your site traffic or overseeing and altering your display settings, you can call the shots for you site through Webmaster tools. These tools also allow you to add to your site Header and Footer Scripts like Google Analytics, Site Stats, Facebook, twitter and much more.

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
  • Gravatar Ready
  • Custom Header / Logo
  • Custom Favicon
  • Custom Menu
  • Custom Layout
  • Custom CSS
  • Support
  • Hero Content
  • Portfolio
  • Testimonials
  • Services
  • Header Video
  • Featured Content
  • WordPress Standard Codes

Free Vs Pro (Premium)

Free Features Pro (Premium)
Responsive Design
Super Easy Setup
Color Options for various sections
Header Media
Primary Menu
Social Header Menu
Footer Menu
Social Footer Menu
Ads Section
App Section
Categories
Comment Options
Contact
Countdown
Excerpt Options
Events:Post
Events:Page
Events:Category
Events:Custom
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 Video
Font Family Options
Footer Editor Options
Gallery
Header Highlights
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: Post Thumbnai
Single Page/Post Image: Slider Image Size(1920*822)
Single Page/Post Image: Original Image Size
Blog Style
Sidebar Style
WooCommerce Layout
Logo Slider: Page
Logo Slider: Post
Logo Slider: Category
Logo Slider: Custom
Menu Options: enable/disable Primary Menu
Menu Options: enable/disable search
Menu Options: edit Primary Mobile Menu Label
Pagination Options
Playlist:Page
Playlist:Post
Playlist:Category
Portfolio: Page
Portfolio: Post
Portfolio: Category
Portfolio: Custom
Portfolio: Custom Post Type
Pricing
Promotional Contact
Promotion Headline: Page
Promotion Headline: Post
Promotion Headline: Category
Promotion Headline: Custom
Promotion Video
Selected Posts
Service: Page
Service: Post
Service: Custom
Service: Custom Post Type
Scroll Up Options
Section Sorter
Stats
Sticky Playlist : Post
Sticky Playlist: Page
Sticky Playlist: Category
Team: Page
Team: Post
Team: Category
Team: Custom
Testimonials: Page
Testimonials: Post
Testimonials: Category
Testimonials: Custom
Testimonials: Custom Post Type
Timeline: Page
Timeline: Post
Timeline: Category
Timeline: Custom
Trending
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: 990
Height: 660

Featured Slider/ Promotion Headline
Width: 1920
Height: 1080

Featured Content
Width: 606
Height: 455

Hero Content
Width: 730
Height: 547

Events
Width: 50
Height: 50

Countdown
Width: 606
Height: 606

Team
Width: 606
Height: 808

Header Media
Width: 1920
Height :1080

Logo Slider
Width: 226
Height :180

Testimonial
Width: 150
Height: 150

Portfolio
Width: 606
Height: 999

#How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?

Go to this link.

#Regenerate Thumbnails

For regenerate thumbnails got to this link

#Widget Area (Sidebar)

Music Journal supports 4 widgetized (Sidebar) areas that are 1.Sidebar, 2. Footer Area One, 3. Footer Area Two and 4. Footer Area Three. Go to "Appearance => Customize => Widgets" in WordPress. Music Journal offers exciting Menu Options! This theme supports and recommends using "Custom Menus". You can create Custom Menu through "Appearance => Menus" from your WordPress Dashboard.

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
Select your menu as Social Header Right Menu to display Menu in Right side

#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

#Header Image

Go to this link Go to this link

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

Go to this link Music Journal supports Custom Post Type as Featured Content . For Featured Content Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Featured Content".
Go to this link Music Journal supports Page as Featured Slider. For Featured Slider Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options =>Featured Slider".
Go to this link for featured slider.

#Hero Content

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

#Layout Options

Music Journal has 2 Default Layout, 2 Homepage/Archive Layout, 2 Single Page/Post Image to choose from "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Layout Options"
Default Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the box 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 "Music Journal 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 box below "Homepage/Archive Layout" which will set our layout for Homepage/Archive Page. Further, you have the choice of selecting custom layout for individual pages and posts through "Music Journal Options => Layout Options", which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing

Single Page/Post Image Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the box below "Single Page/Post Image Layout" which will set our posts/page image layout. Further, you have the choice of selecting Single Page/Post Image Layout for individual pages and posts through "higher-education Options => Single Page/Post Image Layout", which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing.

#How to change Pagination Options?

Go to this link

#How to add Playlist in theme?

Music Journal support Page as Playlist. Here are the steps to add Playlist on the theme:
  1. Go to Appearance => Customize => Theme Opitions => Playlist
  2. Under "Enable on", enable playlist on entire site or homepage/entire site
  3. Under description edit desciption as per you nee
  4. Select the page you want to display as your playlist
  5. To add playlist, open the edit page you have selected, on the left hand side you will find "Add Media" button click on that Inside "Add Media" you will find Create Audio Playlist option, from there you can choose you audio to add in playlist
  6. Finally, "Save & Publish"

#Portfolio

Music Journal supports Custom Post Type as portfolio.

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

Go to this link

#How to add Sticky Playlist in theme?

Music Journal support Page as Sticky Playlist. Here are the steps to add Sticky Playlist on the theme:
  1. Go to Appearance => Customize => Theme Opitions => Sticky Playlist
  2. Under "Enable on", enable playlist on entire site or homepage/entire site
  3. Select the page you want to display as your playlist
  4. To add playlist, open the edit page you have selected, on the left hand side you will find "Add Media" button click on that Inside "Add Media" you will find Create Audio Playlist option, from there you can choose you audio to add in Sticky playlist
  5. Finally, "Save & Publish"

#Services

Music Journal supports Custom Post Types as services. For Services, go to "Appearance => Customize => Services".

#How to add Services using custom post types?

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

#Widgets

Music Journal has 2 Widgets to choose from. They are: 1. CT: History Widgets and 2. CT: Social Icons. You can add widget in widget area as per your need.

#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

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Change Log

1.0.2 (Released: October 09, 2020)

  • Updated: Screenshot Image

1.0.1 (Released: October 07, 2020)

  • Removed: rtl.css file
  • Updated: Enqueue rtl stlye from parent in functions.php
  • Updated: Screenshot Image
  • Updated: Image source URL

1.0 (Released: September 21, 2020)

  • Initial Release