Catch Updater | WordPres Theme Updater Plugin

Catch Updater is a simple and lightweight WordPress Theme Updater Plugin, which enables you to update Premium WordPress Themes easily using WordPress Admin Panel. Now, you can simple upload your Pro/Premium WordPress theme new version zip file from Theme Installer “Appearance => Themes => Add New => Upload”. You also get an option to backup your existing theme while updating to latest version. No more hassle of deleting the theme and uploading new one.

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= Premium Support =
Catch Themes team provides support for Catch Updater plugin at https://catchthemes.com/support-forum/forum/catch-updater-plugin/

= Translation =
Catch Updater plugin is translation ready.

== Installation ==
= Installing Catch Updater Plugin through WordPress admin panel =
1. Click on Download Catch Updater Plugin to download the plugin zip file
2. Go to “Plugins => Add New => Uploads” from your WordPress Dashboard
3. Click on Browse and select the plugin zip file
4. Click on “Install Now” and then “Activate”
5. Installation Completed. Now you can upload the Theme’s latest version zip file from “Appearance => Themes => Add New => Upload”

= Installing Catch Updater Plugin through FTP access =
1. Click on Download Catch Updater Plugin to download the plugin zip file
2. Then extract the zip file (catch-updater.zip) that you have downloaded
3. Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/plugins/ and upload the “catch-updater” folder
4. Then go to “Plugins” in your WordPress Admin Panel and click on “Activate”
5. Installation Completed. Now you can upload the Theme’s latest version zip file from “Appearance => Themes => Add New => Upload”

= Updating Pro/Premium Themes =
1. Download your theme’s latest version zip file
2. Log into your WordPress site
3. Go to “Appearance => Themes => Add New => Upload Theme”
4. Browse the zip file with the new theme version to install
5. Click “Install Now” and your theme will update to latest version and will create backup of your existing theme in Media Library
Note: In Step 4, you can click on “More Options” to change the settings like: Updating Existing Theme, Create Backup and Message to display.

= Process of update =
1. If create backup is selected as yes, a backup zip of the existing theme will be created and added to the Media Library
2. If the selected theme is active, the site will display given message until the update has finished. This typically lasts a few seconds at most.
3. The existing theme directory will be deleted in order for the installer to install the new version.
4. The theme installer will install the new theme.
5. The site update message will be removed from the site.

== Change Log ==
= 1.5 =
* Bug Fixed: Removed unnecessary file includes
* Checked: Version compatibility WordPress 4.8

= 1.4 =
* Checked: Version compatibility WordPress 4.7

= 1.3 =
* Bug Fixed: Settings link displaying in all plugins. (reported by johntruchon)

= 1.2 =
* Checked: Version compatibility WordPress 4.6
* Updated: Catch Updater class constructor name changed to `__construct()`

= 1.1 =
* Changed: http to https in links

= 1.0 =
* Bug Fixed: Used time() instead of mktime()

== Changelog ==
= 0.3 =
* Fixed version no issue

= 0.2 =
* Bug fixed for warnings given at the time of update
* Bug fixed for adding new themes
* Added automatic update

= 0.1 =
* Initial Release

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