15 best premium ghost blogging themes for 2014
Presented here are 15 best ghost themes for blogging. WordPress has been the default CMS for so long that it didn’t seems necessary to have another CMS system just for blogging. However, the truth is that wordpress has been adding so many features and functionalities that it has become too bloated for folks who just want to have an easy to use writing platform for publishing their articles. This is where ghost CMS comes in. It has deliberately removed many of the wordpress features to focus purely on blogging and publishing. The end result is a easier to use platform with many appropriate features for the blogging folks.
If you like to start a ghost blog, here are 15 of the best premium blogging themes that you can use for 2014.
Dragonfly is a beautiful ghost blogging theme that use a flat design that can be displayed in different devices and platforms. You can use it for blogging but it can be customized into other types of sites such as portfolio or agency sites.
For something that has a more minimalist design, try the penman ghost blogging theme. It has nice typography and uses plenty of white space so that readers can focus on the actual writing. Great for pure bloggers.
This is a ghost blog theme that is built using the popular bootstrap 3 theme framework. It is responsive by default and support parallex scrolling and full screen video background effects. The overall look is modern and makes for a nice blog theme for ghost CMS.
Blogify is one of my personal favorite theme. It is light and minimally designed. The focus is of course on the content. In case you didn’t notice, it is using flat design as its overall framework.
This is a more elaborate ghost theme that is focus on serving users who want to use videos and photos. Ideal for photographers and journalists, it comes with lots of nice features as you can see on the image above.
A elegant theme meant for the pure bloggers. The best feature is that the auto feature image which will grab the first image of your post and use it as the main featured image for that post. The typography is also very easy on the eyes and is a great complement to the overall look.
Loved the name of this ghost blog theme. It is best used as a tutorial theme such as cooking recipes etc. It uses a fixed image background and supports vimeo and youtube.
Helios is another nicely designed ghost blogging theme. It has 6 different color schemes for you to choose from and features supports for a wide range of blogging functions such as disqus comment, youtube video, CSSs transitions etc.
A super clean design that is focused purely on the reading experience. It features awesome typography while being responsive and retina ready for the mobile devices.
This is another ghost blogging theme that is build on bootstrap 3 framework. With infinite scrolling, responsive design, a 6 widget support etc, it has everything a blogger needs to start their blogging journey right out of the box.
Another beautiful ghost blog theme with a flat design and nice typography. It also has the auto featured photo function mention in #6 above. In the event that there is no cover image, the red bicycle design will be the default, which isn’t too bad either.
Looking for a Pinterest or Pinboard ghost blogging theme? Then Toffee is the one that you need. It is one of the few ghost themes that use a Pinboard design style that is similar to Pinterest. It is also responsive in nature.
It is currently one of the best selling ghost blogging themes on ThemeForest and for good reason. It is gorgeous and doesn’t distract from the actual content. The subtle effect when you scroll down the theme is nice and adds wispy feel to the overall theme. Recommended!
Remember the hexagon wordpress theme design that was introduced recently? Now, you can get it for the ghost CMS as well. Honeycomb is the only hexagon ghost blogging theme that I know currently and it also happens to a beautiful premium theme.
Chimera is another Pinboard ghost blog theme for 2014. Its has a nice soft design that has both retina support as well as being responsive in nature.