[pthumb][/pthumb]Last month, I’ve written an article about website using custom WordPress themes that are really stand out and unique. One of the thing i love about them are the use of space and optimize of content presentation. It is entirely different from the ‘plain simple’ designs which we often see nowadays in website design. I know most people prefer the simple, less graphic, more white space and better speed for their themes just to get the better side with Search Engines and Google speed and ranking metric.
Today let us look at Magazine and Grid style WordPress Themes. Magazine style WordPress Theme offer lots of features than normal Blog style WordPress Theme. Most Magazine style themes allow users to display excerpts or headlines of their articles on the front page with medium or small thumbnails so they can have ‘one page show it all’ content wise website. This is suitable for WordPress site that have more than 50 or even 1000 posts in their archives. Other than that, Magazine style theme also allow users to featured some of their more important category and using them as Featured Category sections. With the introduction of “Custom Post Type” in WordPress 3.0+, users can also have the ability to featured their portfolio, works, products or any available custom post type if the WordPress Theme they used had this built-in functionality.
In this article, you can see for yourself the Best Example of Magazine Style WordPress Themes that are stand out with content wise layout. Be wary though, some of the WordPress Themes are free and some are paid premium themes.
iMag Mag is a free magazine WordPress theme. This is a theme that is perfect for news sites, portals and online magazines.
Gadgetry is a Free WordPress theme with a clean and modern style, best suited for blogging or small magazine style websites.
Pressimo is a free news magazine WordPress Theme. It is a full featured WordPress Theme that come with built-in unlimited color options for navigation, links color and footer color.
04. International Post
InternationalPost is a WordPress magazine theme for Newspaper websites, Business & General News sites.
05. Silver Orchid
SilverOrchid is perfect for online magazines and news websites. The theme offers a wide range of customization possibilities with the theme options, and is extremely simple to get up and running.
Arras is a free WordPress Theme bundle with Brown, blue, green, red, orange, legacy styles and Theme customizer for posts style.
Codilight is a new powerful premium responsive wordpress themes for blog and magazine websites. With beautiful layout, elegant design and new trend web.
08. Great News
Great News Magazine is a responsive wordpress magazine theme with unlimited color options.
Zend is a stylish wordpress powered blog and magazine theme. With a stylish and elegant design, zend will make your web space rock on Internet.
Leaf theme has a clean, modern and has a fully responsive design. Leaf was designed specifically for Magazine, News sites, and Blogs.
IsoTherm is magazine styled and professional theme with everything you need to start publishing your own web journal with all the features you will need to attract new visitors.
Responz is a 3-column responsive theme for news and editorial sites. The design is minimal and elegant with great typography.
13. Max Magazine
Max Magazine is a super-awesome responsive wordpress theme best suited for newspaper or magazine websites.
Newspaper WordPress theme screams quality web design. Included are features such as automatic slideshow, author bio section, ad placement, social links and a theme options page for faster customization.
Apollo is a minimal Free WordPress Theme created with bloggers in mind. The 2 column grid layout for your archives is great for showcasing all sorts of content
Kent is a free premium WordPress theme. This is a WordPress 3+ ready theme with features like custom menu, Custom tabbed widgets , featured images, widgetized sidebar etc
GazpoMag is a clean and featured-rich WordPress magazine style theme. It allows you to easily customize every detail of the theme.
Yellow Mag is a free clean magazine WordPress theme with tons of features.
19. MH Magazine Lite
MH Magazine lite is a Clean and modern magazine or blog WordPress theme Built with valid HTML5 and CSS3.
Mesocolumn is a blog, magazine, community and ecommerce theme for WordPress. You can choose a blog style layout or featured category magazine grid layout for homepage
There you go, 20 Example of Magazine Style WordPress Themes to inspire you for your next project related to magazine style WordPress Theme. If you look carefully, there are some similarity on layout and grid design which is common for Magazine Style Theme. These here are just chosen among many more Magazine style WordPress Theme out there, there are tons more New Free and Premium Magazine WordPress Theme release by WordPress Theme Designer and Developer everyday.