Update: Some of these themes are getting a bid dated, however there are still some fantastic timeless classics below.
Magazine WordPress themes are great if you have a content heavy website and need to display lots of posts and other information in a nicely structured way on your homepage.
A beautiful magazine style theme can really help your site look more professional and stand out from the millions of other websites with traditional boring blog layouts. Great content is important, but so is a nice design. An attractive and professional magazine design can help deliver a great first impression to new visitors and make them more likely to stay on your site longer, and keep them coming back.
This is a collection of 50 beautiful premium magazine WordPress themes to help make your website look great and ensure people will take notice.
A good looking minimal magazine WordPress theme with a responsive design from WPZOOM. The premium theme has a nicely structured design that places the focus on your content. The custom homepage has multiple layout options with either a wide full width or narrower slider. Posts can be displayed either in a grid layout or a traditional list view (see images below). Other features include a mobile responsive design, video widget, multiple layouts for posts, featured categories widget, advanced options panel and more.
Alternative Homepage Layout – with smaller slider and list posts layout
Wellness Pro is a multipurpose blog / magazine WordPress theme for the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. The premium theme has a modern and attractive design with beautiful layouts and large background images combined with scrolling photo and text displays. The theme would be ideal for websites about food and recopies, healthy living, travel, health and natural product reviews or anything else you can imagine. Some of the key features include: a mobile responsive design, custom page templates and landing page template, 12 different widget areas, customizable header, theme options and customizer support, accessibility ready and all the other great features and benefits of the Genesis Framework.
A premium WordPress magazine / news theme for content heavy websites. It has a mobile responsive design and supports all of the great articles, audio and video of your content-heavy site, with eye-popping design and simple navigation. The theme features 7 colour styles, 6 layout options, custom header, background and menus, comprehensive theme options and more.
Channel 66 Theme
Channel 66 is a unique and responsive magazine WordPress theme from Themes Kingdom. The premium theme has an image grid featured content section on the homepage, a fully responsive design, numerous shortcodes, custom page templates, a few different colour skins, theme options panel and more.
A stylish magazine WordPress child theme that runs on the Genesis theme framework from StudioPress. The premium theme highlights your content and has a beautiful, clean and fresh design ideal for a food blog or food magazine website. It has a mobile responsive layout meaning it will automatically adapt its design to any screen size and device to look great on iPads, iPhones and all other mobiles devices. Innov8ive has 3 colour schemes, 6 post / page layout options, custom header, menus and background options, featured slider, theme options panel and more.
A premium responsive magazine WordPress theme from WPZOOM. The theme has a clean, minimalist design but is packed with features to quickly setup up a professional news or magazine website. Features include and advanced framework options panel to easily customise various elements, featured homepage slideshow, featured category sections, video custom posts types, a mobile responsive design and more.
Relive is a beautiful storytelling WordPress theme created for an immersive reading experience. The premium theme from Tesla Themes is ideal for showcasing long form content and stories that include multimedia content. It has a clean and minimalist design with nice typography and large images to ensure people read your content and keep coming back. It’s also packed with cool features and created using the latest HTML5 and CSS3 techniques.
A responsive magazine and ecommerce WordPress theme from cssigniter with a clean minimalist design. The theme has a multiuse, flexible structure and can be a magazine website, an ecommerce store or a combination of both. Ecommerce functionality (if required) is powered by the powerful WooCommerce ecommerce plugin. The theme has alternative layout options, mobile responsive design, shortcodes, theme options and more.
Metro WordPress Theme
Metro is a modern magazine WordPress theme with a mobile optimised responsive layout from StudioPress. The premium theme is a very spacious 1152 pixels wide, and the “flat design” gives it a very modern look. The mobile responsive layout ensures your website will look great on large wide screen monitors right down to tablets and small mobile displays. Metro comes with 5 colour styles, 6 layout options, sleek social features, custom background, header and menu options, featured images, a landing page template and more. Metro is a child theme for the Genesis Framework so includes all the other features and benefits of that excellent theme framework.
Anchor WordPress Theme
Anchor is a flexible, mobile friendly WordPress theme from Templatic that can be used for magazine websites, business sites, blogs, ecommerce shops, a combination of all, or anything else you can image. Some of the features include: fully customisable widgetized homepage layout, unlimited colour options, mega menus for complex drop down menus, Twitter Bootstrap shortcodes, automatic updates, translation and multi language options, WooCommerce and bbPress integration and a mobile friendly responsive design.
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