Magazine blogs are very famous for their attracting images. They attract visitors with its stunning images. And, these images are generally self-explanatory. They speak on their own. In this post, we will check out some good magazine themes for WordPress site.


Note: These post is meant specifically for Self-hosted WordPress site and not for site.


The following list contains both free themes and premium themes. The free themes can be downloaded directly from your WordPress dashboard by choosing Appearance -> Themes -> Add New (or) you can download them from the site and upload it directly your site.

The premium themes mentioned in this list are from trusted WordPress theme marketplace. You can check the demo and if you think it will match your need, you can purchase it at the marketplace. Once you made the purchase you will be able to download them and manually upload it your website.


1) MH Tech Magazine:

Free WordPress Magazine theme - MH Tech Magazine

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This theme MH Tech magazine is offered by MH Themes. This is a child theme of MH Themes lite. This theme has an appealing blue color design. It is suitable for magazine websites, dynamic news websites or professional blogs. Some good features are:

  • Allows you to change the color scheme.
  • Allows you to change the typography.
  • Multiple unique custom widgets.
  • Flexible Header.

Price:  This is a free theme.


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2) Candor :

Premium wordpress theme - Candor - Magazine theme

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Candor is a premium theme offered by Inspiry themes. This theme has 4 blog variations. The above picture gives you a quick display of all the 4 variations.  You can choose whichever you want. These 4 variations allow it to be used for magazine or direct website or photography or landing pages. This package comes with a sample child theme.

This theme has some features like:

  • Custom widgets for author profile, twitter feed, Instagram feed, recent post with thumbnail,top posts with caurosel support.
  • Supports child theme.
  • You can use Google fonts.
  • Well documented.


Price: This is a premium theme and its costs 49$

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3) Codilight Lite:

Free magazine wordpress theme - Codilight lite

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Codilight Lite theme is offered by Fame themes . This theme is suitable for a magazine website. You can see that this theme displays thumbnails of posts of various categories on its front page. This theme is suitable for placing ads . You can check it out in the above image, that it has 300 X 250 ad spot.

Some good features in this theme are:

  • Custom colors which allow you to change the colors in this theme.
  • Allows you to change the layout into full width , left sidebar or right sidebar.

Price:  This is a free theme.

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4) Sukawati  :

Wordpress premium magazine theme - Sukawati

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Sukawati theme is created by Jeg Theme . This theme has 6 ready to use demo theme . You can check them in the above image. In the above image, you could notice that these 6 themes have a unique style , that makes it suitable for any type of magazine website.

This theme has following features:

  • Responsive and retina ready.
  • 4 homepage sliders.
  • 3 article layouts.
  • Woo Commerce compatible.
  • Built-in popup recommended posts.
  • Built-in related posts.
  • Supports 600 Google Web fonts.
  • Mailchimp integrable.
  • You can choose full width or boxed layout.

Price: This  is a premium plugin and costs for 59$.


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5) Easymag :

Wordpress magazine theme for free - Easymag

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Easymag theme is created by Daisy Themes. I have attached an image above and you could notice from the above image that it has headlines section at the top. This would be helpful for showing news headlines. This theme allows 6 different news layouts.

Some theme features to consider are:

  • News ticker widgets.
  • Suitable for placing advertisement banners.
  • Allows you to choose colors.


Price: This theme has both a free version and pro version. If you want the pro version, you can update it directly from your WordPress dashboard , or else continue with the free version.

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6) World Plus :

Premium wordpress magazine theme - World Plus

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World Plus theme is created by 2CodeThemes . The above image gives you a complete description of this theme. On seeing the above image , you will get to know that this theme is one of the best magazine themes.

It has a lot of features like,

  • Integrated review system.
  • Inbuilt social counter.
  • Drag and drop builder.
  • Ready advertising slots.
  • Instagram widget.
  • Smart content blocks – This theme will create a custom post type which can be added at various spots like widget, etc.
  • News ticker.
  • Mega navigation menus.
  • 1170 & 970 Grid System

This  theme comes with a lot of video tutorials that will guide you to design your website.  Thus you will have the complete control of your website design.

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There are various themes. You can try these themes and choose which one suits your requirements. I would personally recommend you to go with World Plus theme , as it has a lot of features and you can customize your website as you wish.

If you know any other good magazine themes, let me know in the comments section.

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Crafted by Nirmal Kumar

Nirmal Kumar is a Blogger at OnlineRockersHub and PayUOC. He is inspired by a lot of bloggers all over the world. He blogs on Affiliate Marketing, WordPress Guides, Blogging Tips, Money Making Ideas etc He is currently pursuing Mechanical Engineering. You can read all his posts at OnlineRockersHub.

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