WordPress world is full of great paid themes and it takes a lot of money to get an amazing blog magazine going. I know I have spent money on those. And, with so many themes being licensed only for one time usage, it can be a lot of money if you want to have a portfolio of websites or blogs. So, now I have gotten on the mission to find ways to have a top rate blog magazine using just free stuff. With that in mind, I have identified some amazing wordpress themes that you can use to get the blog magazine you want.Get the latest 5 Amazing and Beautiful Free #Wordpress Magazine Themes 2015 #Blogging Click To Tweet
My criteria are simple but important. The theme has to be unique, responsive, stable, and be easy on the eyes with a lot of white space. Here are my options.
TA Magazine is decidedly one of the top free responsive magazine theme that I would recommend. No matter hat kind of website you are going for, whether news websites, online magazines, personal blogs or any type of editorial related website. Use this. Why? Here’s why.
Responsive / Bootstrap: It has been made with Bootstrap 3+ and the content adjusts automatically no matter what type of screen the user has.
Custom Widgets: It has a lot of amazing custom widgets. The kinds you would only get in a very expensive premium theme. Just this is good enough to make this theme a real winner. They are – Post Tabs, Ultimate Posts, Popular Posts with thumbnail support, Latest Comments, Silde Show, MailChimp Newsletter.
Theme customization: The theme has a ton of theme customizations. You can easily customize homepage modules and blog listing styles. So go ahead and try whatever you can do.
Hueman is a fully featured, responsive high resolution magazine & blog theme. Believe me, it has a whole lot of options that will make this theme one of the best you have used. Here are some of the features.
Flexible Layout: You can use a left, right or both sidebars. And they are easy to configure.
Social Sharing: This is such a big problem with so many blogs I have created on WordPress. You never seem to get the right plug-in. So, am I glad that they have integrated Sharrre Which not only has high-res share buttons but also counts for each posts!
Related Posts and Navigation: It has an awesome way to show the Related posts under every article. Not just that, the theme also comes with navigation for links to previous and next article in the sidebar.
Post Formats: We have a number of Post Formats for this theme – Audio, Aside, Chat, Gallery, Image, Link, Quote, Status, and Video. That’s a lot of stuff for free!
OptionTree Framework: It has fully integrated OptionTree, a fantastic theme options framework. It helps to use Theme Options panel locally with an easy to use drag & drop interface.
Point is a free theme with several premium functionalities. It has custom post meta information boxes and styled widgets. Point uses the Options Panel to tweak and customize the theme.
Flexible background: The theme offers the tool where you can set a variety of different backgrounds, from patterns to colors, and textures.
Related Posts: The theme comes with an excellent and clean “Related Posts” functionality.
Trending posts and Nice Header with Menu: The Header with the menu looks very nice and it has a Trending posts options as well for the posts.
We would highly recommend this theme for your blog.
Expound is very clean responsive theme with a lot of white space. It supports the post formats functionality. Although it is a WordPress.com theme, still it can be downloaded and used for your own wordpress site.
Photopress is a beautiful magazine theme with a lot of amazing stuff. You can download the theme from here. It was recently released in March 2015.
- Retina Ready
- Featured Content Areas
- Main Slider
- 3d Slider
- Showcase Areas.
- Multiple Blog Layouts
- Built on Customizer for Live Editing of the theme.
- SEO Friendly
- Customizable Menu