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This theme is Best.  Not necessarily best, but Best anyway.  Let me explain.  Oh, well, why not let the theme’s developer, MyTheme Shop do the explaining.

Best is a responsive WordPress theme that features an engaging design that is fully fluid responsive, loads incredibly fast, is fully customizable, and optimized both for search engines and advertisers. It also includes an awesome review system and support for our new MegaMenu plugin!

So, we already know plenty about MyTheme Shop, they’re one of the best theme makers around, they made such awesome themes as Cool and BloggingBox, as well as a few others than can be seen here.

So, what else is there to know about Best?

Let’s start with the different styling options that are available, you can adjust Best’s look almost any way you can imagine.  There’s the ability to add or remove categories so you can show exatcly what gets shown on your site.  It’s granular too, down to what gets shown on any page.  Neat.  Adsense optimization means you’ll have a solid, tried and true way to monetize your magazine or blog site.  Google fonts handles the typography and they’re fast and there are a ton of great fonts to choose from.  Compatible with Mega Menu is a solid feature and Best is completely SEO optimized for fast loading and great rankings in the SERPs.

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Best is a fantastic WordPress magazine theme that’s going to help your site look great and load fast.

Parallax scrolling page layouts, a floating navigation menu, retina ready icons and a slick responsive design.  There are limitless color options, limitless backgrounds, unlimited sidebars and tons of different single post layouts.  Clean code, with comments by the way to help you if you need to dig around to find something to change in the code, and all browsers are supported.

Demo content with one click import, child theme support, multiple pagination style, AJAX search for fast flowing results, touch slider an author box, a gorgeous carousel and a ton more.

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Zox is a Professional WordPress magazine theme

This is Zox, a fantastic new magazine theme for WordPress.  Clean, modern and professional, Zox is a theme that I think can stand up with the very best premium, custom made magazines.  It really is that good.

Zox News.  This is an awesome theme, it bills itself as helping you gofrom blogger to boss’.  Neat.  This template aims to do just that by offering up a massive amount of tools that help give you a functional, professional and high quality magazine.  With eCommerce, multiple article layouts, a user friendly mobile first design, multiple featured post styles, parallax leaderboard advertisement, Theia Slider, Reviewer plugin, Theia sticky sidebar and a ton more.  This theme simply has it all.

This is just one of the 8 beautiful page layouts.

Zox Layout Sample Professional Magazine

If you want something that calls more attention to one key article, this may be more to your taste.

Zox Magazine theme for WordPress demo style number 2

More Key Features

Featured Headlines – Most major news and magazine sites use shorter “teaser” headlines in their featured content sections. Zox News gives you the same option to spruce up your featured items in the Featured Posts section on the homepage and category pages.

Video/Audio Posts – Easily replace the standard featured image in posts with embedded video or audio from sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud.

Retina Ready – The theme and its images look sharp and crisp on retina-ready devices!

800+ Google Fonts – Use any of the over 800 Google Fonts to set the fonts for the general text, navigation menu text, Featured Posts & Headlines, article title, and headings.

Unlimited Colors – Easily change the colors of the main background, navigation background/text, the primary theme color, and links to any color from within the Theme Options.

Unlimited Ad Units – Zox News takes full advantage of available ad space to give you a myriad of options to place your ads. The ad units include a main leaderboard area with adjustable height and width that can accommodate any size ad, an Ad Widget that can accommodate 300px wide ads of any height in the sidebar as well as any size leaderboard ad in the homepage widget area. Zox News also comes with a Wallpaper Ad that spans the width of the screen and site behind the content area.

Complete List of Features

  • Compatible with WordPress 4.8+
  • SEO Optimized
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • Translation ready (contains .po/.mo files)
  • Child Theme included
  • Comes with XML dummy data (posts, tags, categories, menus, dummy images)
  • Easy implementation with Google Adsense ads
  • WordPress Featured Image support
  • WordPress Custom Background support
  • WordPress Custom Menu support
  • Unlimited Colors
  • Youtube, Vimeo, and Soundcloud integration
  • Schema.org Rich Snippets
  • Custom Fly-Out Navigation
  • WooCommerce compatible
  • bbPress compatible
  • Infinite Scroll
  • Custom Theme Options panel
  • Custom CSS section in Theme Options so users will not lose custom changes to CSS when you update to a new version
  • Full-Width Posts
  • Megamenus
  • Facebook comments support
  • Built-In Disqus comments support
  • Free lifetime updates
  • Easy logo customization
  • 800+ Google Fonts
  • Threaded comments
  • Ability to turn Featured Image on posts on/off
  • Ability to turn social buttons on posts on/off
  • Optional Caption/Photo Credit below Featured Images in posts
  • Custom copyright/footer text
  • Custom favicon
  • In-depth documentation
  • And much more!

To see more high quality magazine themes for WordPress, try this collection.  For additional page builder themes, there’s WordPress Page Builder Themes, Visual Composer, Drag and Drop.

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Breaking news?  We’ve got a collection of themes you’re definitely going to want to have a look at.  We’ve gathered up the very best news themes for WordPress, each one is high quality and professional, perfect for any news organization.

Extra

extra wordpress news magazine theme

Extra, by Elegant Themes, is a powerful and clean magazine theme that was built specifically for news websites, making it easy to set up a great looking, well designed and feature-filled website with your content at center stage.  Extra lets you drag and drop content areas to wherever you want them, making the flexibility of this theme nearly unmatched.  Build categories, posts and pages and more, with this responsive and flexible magazine theme.  It’s evern ecommerce ready and includes a cool reviews feature, so it’s a perfect choice for those who want a full-featured, multipurpose news theme.

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Noozbeat

Noozbeat WordPress News Magazine Theme

Noozbeat is a classic magazine theme, it’s got a great layout for building your audience and making sure they can spot the content they want, immediately.  If you spend more time creating great content, your traffic is going to go through the roof.  Magazine themes come and go, but Newsbeat has been popular for quite some time.  I think the timeless, classic layout really helps.  Noozbeat also offers a drag and drop page builder, for creating an infinite variety of designs, layouts and features.  All of them incredibly user friendly and all of them very simple to manage.

Beautiful, responsive, classic, that’s a bare requirement for a great WordPress magazine theme and Noozbeat is all of that and more.  With Noozbeat, you’ll have the ability to modify any color and font you can imagine, choose from multiple category layouts, fill the dedicated advertising space with moneymaking ads.  Custom widgets always make for more functionality and Noozbeat has several widgetized areas for crafting a unique and powerful design that can really attract and keep your reader’s attention.

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Daily Post

Daily Post WordPress News Magazine Theme

Daily Post is filled with amazing features to help you create a visually appealing website that will do justice to your well-written articles. With zero coding skills necessary, you can make a unique news blog that will make your followers want to keep reading. With Daily Post, you get to select among several featured posts layouts and various content discovery features. The infinite scroll and responsive design provides subscribers with an unrestricted reading experience. You can sort your written content according to category, display breaking news through moving text, feature the most recent articles and popular posts, and even show the weather forecast based on the virtual viewer’s location. Nevertheless, what really sets Daily Post apart from other news blog themes is that it allows others to submit news to you. Daily Post takes blog interaction to a whole new level as it enables you to receive documents and media files from virtual guests. The highly visible comment button actively invites readers to express their reactions to the news.

This theme’s goal is to help you spread the story not just within the blogosphere, but all over the globe through various social media platforms as well. This is why this theme is social media integrated with large built-in sharing buttons. Moreover, this theme includes a ready print button in case your readers want to share a hard copy of your articles. If your news blog consists of articles written by various authors, each contributor can have an individual profile with a bio and a list of topics that the writer specializes in. This way, fans of each author can easily track down other articles written by him/her. When you use Daily Post, you get free premium plugins, free theme updates, and 24/7 support. This theme comes with extensive documentation to assist you through every step of creating and customizing your news site.

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Ad-Sense

adsense powered WordPress magazine theme

What’s the most popular way to monetize a WordPress blog?  It’s no secret, it’s AdSense from Google.  But really, folks using Media.net, intext Ads, CPM ads and even affiliate marketers can benefit from Ad-Sense.  (But it really is best to use AdSense, it makes you more money.)  BloggingBox is a fine looking magazine template, it’s got all the layout options you could ask for, to help you create an alluring, enticing and sticky user experience.  It loads up like a lightning bolt, it’s got great tools for customization and it’s evenWooCommerc ready, so you can create a dynamic and user friendly, money-making eCommerce shop.  Buy one license, use it on unlimited domains.  One click installation, a year of great support and updates, video tutorials and a great, feature-packed theme options panel.  Really, Ad-Sense is one of the very best news WordPress themes around.

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Flymag

flymag pro wordpress news magazine theme

Looking for a great news magazine theme?  How about taking a look at FlyMag Pro, a very professional magazine WordPress theme for news, whether it’s world news, local or specific news about a given industry. FlyMag Pro has incredibly clean and well made code, it offers a lot of options for customizing fonts and colors, as well as layout, making the theme a great frame for your content.  FlyMag Pro has tons of custom widgets and localization support too.  With responsive designs, custom footers and widgets, you’ll be able to deliver incredible content in style.

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Sensational

Sensational AdSense ready magazine Theme

Sensational is a really solid WordPress theme for showing articles of all sorts.  Not really a traditional blog, this is a modern news magazine theme that gives your content a highly professional frame.  With sensational, you can turn an average looking site into a really beautiful, stunning experience for your readers.  There are multiple layouts, a gorgeous slider included, unlimited color schemes, unlimited backgrounds, highly legible and attractive typography and so much more.  All of these features make Sensational a great magazine theme for news, no matter the subject.  Gaming magazines, travel magazines, breaking news sites, sports news and more.  This theme is also AdSense optimized, so you can monetize your website, which is a key component that makes a site very successful.

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Aggregate

Aggregate is a well crafted, attractive and easy to use theme for any news site or online magazine.  Aggregate is from Elegant Themes, one of the best providers of high quality WordPress themes, it’s updated constantly and packed with features that make it as flexible as it is easy-on-the-eyes.  Aggregate is responsive, it’s loaded with widgetized areas for massive amounts of functionality and flexibility.  The theme options panel is simple to use, letting you customize a wide array of settings from fonts to colors to advertising areas.  Elegant Themes has a rich collection of shortcodes too, which makes for even more that you can do with all your posts and pages.  Multiple page templates can help get you started quickly, full width, gallery pages, blog and contact pages and a lot more.

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Assez

Assez WordPress newspaper theme

Assez is a simple looking, modern and sleek newspaper theme for WordPress, it’s great for bloggers, writers and those who want to keep up with the latest news, no matter what the subject matter.  With Assez, you can establish a great looking, professional and fast loading website, even using custom typography and colors to help set your site apart.  There are so many news and magazine sites around these days, it’s really important that you be able to do that.  Built on the Unyson Framework, Assez is simple to edit and customize, it’s responsive, which means it looks perfect on mobile devices and that’s critical now, since so many people are consuming news on smart phones and tablets.  With Assez, you have the freedom to create any sort of content you want and it’s going to look great.  Assez is even WooCommerce compatible, for building an online shop.  (Wow, what a dumb name though.)

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News Grid

news grid wordpress news magazine grid theme

Where can I find the best selection of WordPress magazine themes?  That’s a question I hear asked a lot.  First, the answer may be ThemeForest.  One theme that they offer is NewsGrid.  This theme is the perfect solution for folks who want a premium style WordPress news magazine with a crystal clear grid layout, bold typography and several pre-made design layouts.  Powered by Bootstrap, News Grid is responsive, SEO optimized for fast loading times, it’s got half a dozen layouts that are included, the mega menu support is phenomenal and everything in this theme can be customized with ease.  There are several post formats to  help make your content really shine, with video, chat, gallery, quotes and all the other usual suspects.

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NewsX

NewsX WordPress Newspaper and magazine theme

 

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Infowazz

infowazz magazine theme for incredible WordPress content rich sites

 

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Sometimes, you just want a very simple, minimal WordPress magazine theme to help set your content on the path toward getting the most attention it can possibly get.  When the design is simple, your content will get more attention.  For some kinds of sites, this is really important and if the minimalist style fits with your brand, it’s a really great way to go.

Some online news magazines won’t look as good with one of these minimalist WordPress magazine themes, but I think the will suit a wide range of online businesses.  Anyway, I’ve introduced them enough, here’s the collection.

Newinvi

Newinvi – Video WordPress Theme – Just another WordPress site

 

 

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Elegance Pro

Elegance Pro WordPress Theme Minimal SImple magazine

Elegance Pro is a great looking magazine theme, it’s simple, clean and professional, which makes it very flexible for almost any type of subject matter.  What kind of content will look best with Elegance Pro?  I think anything dominated by big, bold images and simple, clean typography.  Perfect for a writer’s blog, fashion magazine, travel or lifestyle ‘zine or whatever else you want to throw at it.  Elegance Pro is flexible enough for a wide variety of uses and the simple, minimalist style is perfect for almost any type of post.  Elegance Pro is responsive, it’s WooCommerce ready, beautiful to look at and since it’s a Genesis child theme, it loads up fast, looking great on all devices.  That’s so important these days, I can’t stress it enough, a responsive theme is a must-have nowadays.

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Hamlet

Hamlet Minimalist WordPress Magazine Theme

 

 

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Zerif PRO

No matter what type of website you need to build, corporate, small business, creative gallery, landing pages or just a personal blog, the Zerif Pro WordPress theme offers a great chance to develop a truly unique site without any coding knowledge necessary. When you present yourself online, you need to be able to show site visitors how professional and precise you are when it comes to both content and appearance. This WP theme allows you to do this wonderfully and to leave a great impression every time. Zerif Pro combines search engine optimization benefits to increase traffic naturally with a powerful yet very user-friendly control panel for simple customization procedures. The theme comes with dozens of useful widgets, page elements and features that you can move into place effortlessly no matter what type of content you want to include. Zerif Pro even comes complete with popular e-commerce solutions so you can run your own online shop ease.

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The Voux

 

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Collecto

collecto wordpress minimal magazine theme

 

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