40 Best Magazine WordPress Themes

Although creating a high quality website and maintaining it may look quite difficult and time consuming, but in reality this is not exactly the case. You can create a website and start publishing your content on it just within a few hours if you want. For this, all you are required to do is to simply buy a domain of your choice, buy hosting from a good and reliable company and then install WordPress. Once you have installed WordPress, you can begin customizing it according your choice by buying a good premium theme — premium themes are always better and more reliable than free ones – and then simply installing it and configuring the setting. And Voila! You have yourself a website ready for posting content on.

As we all know, WordPress is the most popular and widely used platform for building your blog/website or an online magazine, as even famous websites such as TechCrunch, TED, and CNN etc are made on it. The reason behind its success is the fact that it is easy to use, fast and reliable. A plethora of free and premium WordPress themes are available out there, and all you have to do to find them is to simply Google them. Type in ‘Magazine WordPress Themes’ and you will get millions of results, but not all of them would be up to the mark and affordable at the same time.

So today we have for you a collection of some really Best Premium WordPress themes which might suit your website idea. All the themes included in this list are high quality, beautiful and feature-rich; and all are from Themeforest, which is one of the largest marketplaces for Templates and CMS Themes, as they offer the best quality and prices. We are sure everyone would find something according to their need and choice. So check them out and pick the ones you like the best!

BigFeature – WordPress Theme



Clean and flexible wordpress theme, with big article images and nice typography. Very many settings. Many page templates. 5 custom widgets. Easy to add article and preview images.

Gonzo – Clean, Responsive WP Magazine



Gonzo is built with semantic HTML5/CSS3 and is completely responsive. Not only is it responsive but it also keeps that magazine feel right down to mobile screen sizes. Practically every typographic element has been endlessly tweaked for different screen sizes to make sure it looks great no matter what the device.

Good Space – Responsive Minimal WP Theme


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Good Space is a WordPress theme especially for creative agency. It’s very clean, minimal with modern design. This theme is also has a responsive ability. Moreover, it comes with tons of features. Including our page items that can be managed very easily via our awesome tool, ‘Page Builder’.

Reaction WP : Responsive, Rugged, Bold


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Reaction is the second of my “Super Skeleton” themes, which feature an incredibly powerful responsive framework, capable of doing layout gymnastics.

Avenue – A WordPress Magazine Theme



Avenue is a feature-rich WordPress magazine theme and is suitable for almost any niche. The theme comes with an inbuilt review system and 3 post formats (videos, audio & galleries).

Newscast 4 in 1 – WordPress Magazine and Blog


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Newscast is a WordPress Theme, best suited for Magazines and Blogs. It comes with 3 fantastic Image and News slideshows has multiple Page templates and of course gives you the option to choose from 4 Fantastic skins.

Reaction WP : Responsive, Rugged, Bold


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Reaction for WordPress is responsive (try resizing your browser) and fully SEO … that means that it’ll flex to fit massive screens, or itty bitty iPhone screens (and everything in between). Touch gestures even work on the slider!

Newscast 4 in 1 – WordPress Magazine and Blog


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Newscast is a WordPress Theme, best suited for Magazines and Blogs. It comes with 3 fantastic Image and News slideshows has multiple Page templates and of course gives you the option to choose from 4 Fantastic skins.

Super Skeleton WP: Responsive, Minimal, Beautiful


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SuperSkeleton for WordPress is responsive (try resizing your browser)… that means that it’ll flex to fit massive screens, or itty bitty iPhone screens (and everything in between). Touch gestures even work on the slider!

Newsroom – Responsive News & Magazine Theme



A clean and sharp theme for news sites, magazines or blogs. Newsroom gives you many ways to show your posts. With a good structure and ultra responsive layout, the viewing and reading experience is superb on all types of devices.

CrossRoad – Responsive WordPress Magazine / Blog



CrossRoad is a Responsive WordPress Theme, best suited for Magazines, News and Blogs. It comes with 18 awesome widgets and 22 widget areas and 4 post formats (image, audio, video & gallerie) and tons of theme options.

Structure: Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

Structure is a responsive & beautiful theme focused on content. Content is king and with this theme, content is in the spotlight!

Eris – Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme



Eris is a professional WordPress theme with clean, flexible and fully responsive design. It is ideal for the magazine, news and personal blog sites. The Eris theme is highly configurable, you can completely configure the homepage and posts using the very easy and powerful theme options. The theme is built with HTML5 and CSS3.

MagazinePress – WordPress Theme With Review System



MagazinePress is an advanced WordPress theme with news / magazine-style layout. The theme comes bundled with a built-in review system where you can assign different & unlimited rating criteria for each post. Guess what, your blog readers can also give their votes! Visitors votes will be placed seperately under “User Ratings”.

100 Vjet – Responsive WP Magazine


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100 vjet – WP Magazine is a feature-rich and fully responsive WordPress magazine/news theme, suitable for almost any niche.

PressGrid – Frontend publishing & Multimedia Theme



Every wordpress magazine themes are not made for frontend publishing feature. This theme will introduce to you frontend publishing and multimedia theme. Because our theme has support Oembed it has included Soundcloud + Vimeo + Youtube + Twitter + Instagram.

Dardania News Theme


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Dardania is a premium WordPress theme for review, blog, magazine and news websites with fresh and clean design.

Daily – A Beautiful WordPress Blog & Photo theme



Daily – A Beautiful WordPress Blog & Photo theme – Responsive for Mobile & Tablet. This theme is about showcasing that. We think bloggers with an interest in photography or photographers with an interest in blogging will love this theme.

Moustachey: A Blog theme with extra gusto


Moustachey – A WordPress Blog theme with extra gusto – Responsive for Mobile & Tablet.

CNEWS – Responsive Magazine and Blog Theme



CNEWS is a feature-rich WordPress magazine theme. Great for magazine , review, news and blog sites, with integrated reviews, video, slideshows, galleries and ADS system in each post.

Noble – Responsive Magazine Builder Kit Theme


Unique and up to now anywhere unseen magazine theme designer with extensive configuration options.

Blogzone – Drag-and-drop Builder Magazine Theme



Blogzone is a powerful blog / magazine drag and drop builder theme intended to power complex sites.

visitor/author review magazine niche theme


With view:r you can create post types to use for review posts, setup a simple catalogue or whatever you want. you can do different options like rating options, define a set of specifications and uses a datapicker.

ExtraGrid – Creative, Blog & Multimedia theme



Every site owner wants to rank higher in search engines. Choosing a good SEO Optimized theme is also very important for your site to rank higher. If you want to it, ExtraGrid is a right choise for you. This theme is built with SEO best practices, regarding Titles are place heading (h1, h2, h3,…) tags, important content is always placed before other one and Theme SEO panel.

Bold Magazine Responsive WordPress Theme


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Bold Magazine is a Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme designed specifically for the Magazines.

Explosion – Responsive WordPress Blog / Personal



Explosion is a Responsive WordPress Theme, best suited for Magazines and Blogs. It comes with 13 awesome widgets, 10 post formats, awesome Page Builder and tons of theme options.

Coloris – Responsive News and Magazine Theme



Colorful magazine theme. WordPress theme with emphasis on unique designs and colors. Make you Blog brighter with coloris

Fixed WordPress Theme



Fixed is a super simple, photoblog-style WordPress theme for sharing your images, videos, articles, quotes, notes and more. Use it as a personal blog or a minimal portfolio to show off your latest works!

UrbanNews – WP Magazine Theme



UrbanNews – WP Magazine ThemeUrbanNews is a premium WordPress magazine theme. Unlimited color schemes, unlimited galleries, 11 page templates, 2 premium widgets included, and fully customizable .

Journal Responsive WordPress Tumblog Theme


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Journal is a simple, yet fully-featured WordPress theme geared towards the avid blogger and Internet content collector.

MEGAMAG – A Responsive Blog/Magazine Style Theme



MEGAMAG is a flexible all purpose magazine theme. With it’s deep tweakable appearance options the MEGAMAG theme can be molded to fit your exact needs whether it’s a personal blog or a grand scale magazine style homepage. With color coded widgets setting up your homepage will be a breeze and the richly customizable review system will let you tell the world exactly what you think about any given subject.

Apollo Modern Magazine Newspaper Template


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Apollo is a responsive design, it comes with 3 blog post styles, homepage content manager, post review and rating.

LioMagazine – Premium WordPress News/Magazine



LioMagazine theme is so clean, super flexible and has a fully responsive design (try resizing your browser). loaded with options, and has powerful customization options. The clean, modern design can be used for; magazine, blog, news blog, sport news, etc

Memoir – Tumblog Style WordPress Theme



Memoir is a Tumblog style WordPress Theme which makes use of WordPress’s Post Formats feature and boasts awesome typography. Let’s face it, it’s time to get back to blogging and Memoir is ready to do that. Plus, it’s also responsive and Retina Display ready. When reading on your iPad, posts in Memoir look like a native app. Absolutely stunning.

Brennuis – WordPress Magazine/Blog



Brennuis Magazine is responsive modern clean magazine/blog WordPress theme with built in review system, page builder, sidebar manager, custom style manager, 9 custom widgets and much more.

80/20 – WordPress Magazine Theme



Eighty Twenty is a WordPress magazine / news / community theme for both print and digital publications. Eighty Twenty uses a bold, clear, and organized layout as well as strong and simple visual elements.

Tree – Minimal Blog WordPress Theme



Tree is a minimal WordPress theme designed for primarily for blogs. The themes aims at making posting easy and informational to the end user while displaying a clean interface. It isn’t only for blogs though, Tree is loaded with features and options so that you can customize it how you want.

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  1. Moda says:

    Very nice collection. Every theme on the list is looking pretty.

  2. ken says:

    Excellent post. I just loved the way you have explained all the points about Magazine wordpress themes. Nice collection. 🙂
    Thank you