Content-Rich Magazine Themes for WordPress

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If you’re building a news or magazine-style website, you’re going to want your content to take center stage. Whether you prefer modern and minimalist design or bold bright color to compliment the tone of your site, here are five of the best premium WordPress themes which all offer a focus on content so your story has ultimate impact.

Sahifa by ThemeForest

Sahifa is currently ThemeForest’s most popular magazine-style theme, and comes retina-ready for users to enjoy via their iPhone and iPad without losing any detail.

Screen Shot Sahifa

Sahifa includes a range of great features, such as:

  • Responsive design for viewing on all devices
  • BuddyPress compatibility
  • Apple-friendly, allowing users to add your site icon to their home screen
  • Custom logo and background integration
  • Unlimited custom colors
  • Slider and sidebar customization
  • Social counter widget
  • Advanced typography with Google Web Fonts
  • Drag and drop homepage builder
  • Multiple page templates
  • Built in shortcodes and review system
  • Unlimited sidebars
  • 33 custom widgets

Check out the Sahifa live demo, or buy it now for $55.

Viewport by ThemeZilla

Viewport is a clean and crisp magazine-style theme from ThemeZilla, offering support for images, video and audio for publishers who want to feature a range of media content.

Screen Shot Viewport

Viewport offers an array of great features, including:

  • Full responsive design
  • Accent color control
  • Effortless customization
  • Featured posts slider
  • Multimedia content support
  • Built-in SEO
  • Custom logo and page templates
  • Localization support
  • Cross browser support
  • Custom built widgets

Check out the Viewport live demo, or buy it now for $59.

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Spectrum by WooThemes

Spectrum is a visually rich magazine style theme for WordPress, designed by WooThemes for users who want to showcase their content with beautiful imagery.

Screen Shot Spectrum

Spectrum is packed with features, including:

  • 7 widgetized regions
  • Custom homepage layout
  • Featured scrolling slider
  • Video, Twitter, blog, ads and search custom widgets
  • 10 color schemes
  • Background image options
  • Recent post features
  • Sidebar options

Check out the Spectrum live demo, or purchase it now for $99.

Metro by StudioPress

Metro is a modern and stylish magazine-style theme, offering a spacious layout built on an optimized mobile responsive platform.

Screen Shot Metro

Metro features include:

  • HTML5 markup
  • Range of color styles and layout options
  • Custom background and header
  • Custom menus
  • Featured images
  • Landing page template
  • Spacious fixed width for wide screens
  • Sidebar and footer widgets
  • Seamless social integration
  • Clean lines

Check out the Metro live demo, or buy it now for $99.95.

What style of theme are you looking for? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll put together a list of recommendations.

Nikki is a professional freelance writer and story teller with a passion for the web and technology. She writes for WP Dev Shed and amongst a roster of other clients.

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