Photo Journal is a free dark photography WordPress theme that’s been crafted with simplicity and creativity in mind. The theme focuses on providing the best for creative personas like photographers, photo bloggers, graphic designers, and other creative freelancers who want a touch of both class and minimalism. Dozens of specific, customizable portfolio and gallery settings will ensure your images and high resolution photography truly pop in a memorable and auspicious way. The dark concept in the theme adds extra charm to your photography exposure. Features like Featured Content, Featured Slider, Hero Content, Portfolio, Testimonials, Services, and more have been added in Photo Journal. Supple HTML5 coding underpins a media-savvy theme that can handle high resolution photography and embedded video with utter ease and dexterity. Photo Journal is the ultimate theme if you want simplicity, customizability and image-centered design with a touch of boldness in it.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
- Theme Options
- Responsive Design
- Featured Slider
- Webmaster Tools
- 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
- Hero Content
- Header Video
- Featured Content
- WordPress Standard Codes
Free Vs Pro (Premium)
|Super Easy Setup|
|Color Options for various sections|
|Base Color Scheme: Light, Gray, Red and Yellow|
|Social Header Menu|
|Social Footer Menu|
|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|
|Font Family Options|
|Footer Editor Options|
|Hero Content: Page|
|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|
|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|
|Portfolio: Custom Post Type|
|Promotion Headline: Page|
|Promotion Headline: Post|
|Promotion Headline: Category|
|Promotion Headline: Custom|
|Service: Custom Post Type|
|Scroll Up Options|
|Testimonials: Custom Post Type|
#How to install theme?Go to this link
#How to update theme to the latest version?Go to this link
Always Set Featured ImagesThis 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:
Featured Slider/ Promotion Headline
#How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?Go to this link.
#Regenerate ThumbnailsFor regenerate thumbnails got to this link
#Widget Area (Sidebar)Photo 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.
#MenusPhoto 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
#How to add Logo?Go to this link
#How to enable/disable Site Title and TaglineGo to this link
#How to add Site Icon (Favicon/Web Clip Icon)?Go to this link
#Header ImageGo to this link
#How to Change and Enable Custom Header Image?Go to this link
#AccomodationPhoto Journal supports Accomodation of option, with this feature you can add where the guest can stay, add highliht text as well. This feature supports Page as accomodation. Follow the following steps to add this feature:
- Go to "Appearence => Customoze => Theme Options => Accomodations"
- Enable accomodation under "Enable On" option
- Then chage Title, Descrition and Highlight Text as per your need
- Choose Page under Page 1, Page 2 and so on
- Finally, click on "Save & Publish"
#EventsPhoto Journal supports Page as event.
Go to this link for event
#How to Change the Excerpt Length and Read More Text?Go to this link
#Featured ContentPhoto Journal supports Custom Post Type as Featured Content . For Featured Content Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Featured Content".
#How to use Featured Content using Custom Post Type?Go to this link
#Featured SliderPhoto 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 ContentPhoto Journal supports Page as Hero Content. For Hero Content Options, go to "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Hero Content Options".
Go to this link
#Layout OptionsPhoto Journal has 2 Default Layout, 2 Homepage/Archive Layout, 2 Single Page/Post Image to choose from "Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Layout Options"
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 "Photo Journal Options => Layout Options", which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing
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 "Photo 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 enable/disable Scrollup feature?Go to this link
#How to change default text in search box?Go to this link
#WidgetsPhoto 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 CSSGo to this link for more detail.
#Webmaster ToolsGo to this link for more detail
* 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
1.2.4 (Released: December 18, 2020)
- Updated: Flex-width for header image
1.2.3 (Released: December 15, 2020)
- Updated: Minor CSS
1.2.2 (Released: October 07, 2020)
- Updated: Removed default values from Header Media
1.2.1 (Released: September 21, 2020)
- Added: SVG icons for next and previous
1.2 (Released: September 03, 2020)
- Bug Fixed: Reset not working
- Updated: Minor CSS
1.1 (Released: August 06, 2020)
- Bug Fixed: Editor blocks color issue
- Updated: Minor CSS
1.0 (Released: June 06, 2020)
- Updated: Customizer reset button moved to the bottom
- Updated: readme.txt and style.css as per the new requirements
0.5 (Released: April 22, 2020)
- Bug Fixed: Theme Sniffer issues
- Bug Fixed: Skip to content color style
- Bug Fixed: Escaping issues
- Bug Fixed: Missing Prefixes
- Updated: Readme attributions
0.4 (Released: April 21, 2020)
- Bug Fixed: Color issue in editor blocks
0.3 (Released: April 19, 2020)
- Updated: Removed update script
0.2 (Released: November 15, 2019)
- Bug Fixed: Multi Category Sanitization issue
0.1 (Released: September 09, 2019)
- Initial release