42 Fresh WordPress Magazine Themes

WordPress magazine themes help us create blogs and online journals. Characteristically, magazine themes are the themes that can feature lots of articles on the homepage, and they create balance between readability and catchy designing.

WordPress magazine themes are often used as blog themes because they are quite similar to magazine themes. But blogs should only use magazine themes if they update their content very regularly. These magazine themes would not suit bloggers who only publish one or two posts per week.

I’m starting with the theme that came out just a few days ago. This theme is developed by WordPress itself. This is a futuristic theme that is made to cope with the Ghost hype.

Premium and Free WordPress Magazine Themes

This post includes eighteen free WordPress magazine themes and twenty-four premium WordPress magazine themes.

Twenty Fourteen

Cost: Free

2014, default theme lets you create a responsive magazine website with a sleek, modern design. Feature your favorite homepage content in either a grid or a slider. Use the three widget areas to customize your website, and change your content’s layout with a full-width page template and a contributor page to show off your authors. Creating a magazine website with WordPress has never been easier.

Twenty Fourteen

Today – Info News & Magazine WordPress Theme

Cost: $45

Today theme is an outstanding source of information and entertainment for all the people. Besides the finest news, here you can also stay up to date with the daily business ideas and tech evolution. Here you can also add news about sports and information about various vacation venues in the travel section which can include videos of the locations and also photo galleries.

Today,  Info News & Magazine WordPress Theme.


Cost: Free

Magazino is a simple and flexible theme ideally suited to magazine style blogs. It is responsive to browser size so should look good on any screen. It supports all the usual WordPress features like custom menus and widgets, and also makes it easy to customize with your own logo and you can set the main color scheme to any color you want with the built in color picker.

Magazino WP magazine theme.

Revista – Ultimate Flat Magazine WordPress Theme

Cost: $55

Revista is a ultimate simple flat magazine WordPress theme. It is suitable for Magazine, Blog, Fashion and any other type of blog. You can customize the homepage as per your needs as the homepage of this theme is completely widgetized. You just need to drag and drop the widgets to build the homepage.

Revista, an Ultimate Flat Magazine WordPress Theme.

Magazine Basic

Cost: Free

Create a truly unique design with Magazine Basic, a lightweight and fully responsive HTML5 theme based on the Gridiculous boilerplate. Use the new Theme Options customizer to add your own background, page layout, site width and more.

Magazine Basic, a blog theme for WordPress CMS.

Serene – Magazine WordPress Theme

Cost: $40

Serene is a nice WordPress theme for News site, Magazine site or simply just blogging. All the theme settings easily controlled from the theme customizer, including to control the color scheme with unlimited posibilities and 600+ Google font to choose.

Serene  Magazine WordPress Theme.


Cost: Free

An elegant and bold theme featuring multiple, visually distinct, Post Formats. Designed by Matthew Buchanan and inspired by the art direction of Esquire magazine.

Esquire, mag theme for wordpress.

Ubergrid – Responsive Grid WordPress Theme

Cost: $45

Ubergrid is a grid-based, responsive, retina ready, post-format supporting, minimalistic WordPress theme suitable any kind of creative, personal or business use. It comes with a Theme Manager, Page builder, Front Page Manager, Infinite Scroll and many other options. Importing the demo content with one click gets you going with Ubergrid in no time!

Ubergrid Responsive Grid WordPress Theme.


Cost: Free

A two column theme in magazine style with great features: HTML5, Custom Logo, Content Slider, Several predefined Color Schemes, Unlimited Colors via Colorpicker, 125×125 Banner Widget, SocialMedia Buttons Widget, Dropdown Navigation, Theme Option Panel and Footer Sidebar.

zeeMagazine, a two column theme for WP..

Discover – Flat WordPress Magazine Theme

Cost: $45

Discover is a premium WordPress theme with flat and modern design. It is created for the magazines, news and blogs sites but due to its superb flexibility, it allows you to create the websites for any other purpose. It features very clean and responsive design, which looks very good on any device.

Discover, Flat WordPress Magazine Theme.


Cost: Free

Responsive WordPress magazine theme with multiple home page layouts, 300×250 ads, 125×125 ads, 2 premade (white, Blue) ready to use color schemes/skins, 2 page layouts including a full width page template, featured posts, social icons, threaded comments and widget support.

viper, free magazine WP theme .

WirePress – Magazine & Blog WordPress Theme

Cost: $45

WirePress is premium WordPress theme perfect for online magazines, blogs and editorial sites.

WordPress themes don’t need to be complicated. WirePress includes everything you need to create your own eye catching magazine but without the unnecessary feature bloat. The end result is a great looking theme that is easy to setup and use.

WirePress, premium Magazine & Blog WordPress Theme

Xin Magazine

Cost: Free

XIN Magazine Theme changes your blog instantly into a colorful magazine. All you need is to select the categories and your favorite colors using drag and drop admin panel. It is a Mobile First theme based on Foundation 4 Framework. It features magazine layout with responsive sidebars. XIN Magazine has many easy to use theme options and build-in Google Fonts support.

Xin Magazine, free wordpress theme.

Flagman – Retina Responsive News WordPress Theme

Cost: $45

Flagman is a super-duper customizable, flexible, responsive WordPress theme for your Blog, Magazine or News website. Flagman can be configured to focus on your work, your blogging, or both.

Flagman, Retina Responsive News WordPress Theme.

MH Magazine lite

Cost: Free

This is the free version of MH Magazine, a clean and modern magazine / blog WordPress theme for bloggers, online magazines, seo experts and other news or editorial related websites. If you would like to have more features and possibilities to customize your theme, you can purchase the premium version of MH Magazine on our website. To learn more about the theme, support options and to read the documentation, please open the file readme.txt which is included in the download package.

MH Magazine lite, premium WordPress theme.

iMagPress – Flat Magazine Theme

Cost: $55

iMagPress – is a unique responsive wordpress magazine theme with flat and metro elements. Perfect for news for all sorts of content. Contains blog posts with integrated ratings, videos and slideshow.

iMagPress premium flat magazine theme wordpress..


Cost: Free

A sophisticated, yet simple and clean WordPress theme for magazine/news blogs. Homepage comes with a featured slideshow and 3 featured post areas. Homepage has a 3 column layout other pages comes with a 2 column layout. The right column, the bottom and footer row on the homepage are widgetizible. If no widgets where droped into the homepage bottom row a customizable category teaser row is shown. It offers configurable advertising options.

MagUp, free WP theme for magazines.

Flat News – Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme

Cost: $40

Flat News is a news and magazine WordPress theme. This theme is very easy to work without touch to code. Flat News is full responsive and this theme support you drag and drop to build your own home design, easy duplicate or delete anything.

Flat News Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme.


Cost: Free

Noteworthy is a theme that is proudly inspired by USAToday.com. Perfect for news and magazine style blogs and even photo galleries. The theme features social media buttons which are easily set up through a theme options page in the admin.

Noteworthy, free WP theme for magazine.

Arcadia – Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

Cost: $40

Arcadia is a Unique Responsive WordPress Blog Theme with powerful admin options. This Theme has been specifically designed for people who love clean and not overloaded design. It comes with 8 post formats (image, audio, video, gallery, standard, aside, link, quote), 3 Home page layouts and lots of theme options.

Arcadia Responsive WordPress Blog Theme.


Cost: Free

Oxygen is a minimalistic, mobile-optimized magazine theme with responsive layout. The main features include a featured content slider, custom front page template, 5 widget areas, and 3 menus.

Oxygen, popular free magazine theme for WordPress.

Adams – Responsive WordPress News, Magazine, Blog

Cost: $45

Adams is a Responsive News, Magazine and Blog Theme, it’s built with an HTML5, Rich Snippet, CSS3, FontAwesome Vector Fonts and Twitter Bootstrap v2.3.1.

Adams Responsive WordPress News, Magazine, Blog.


Cost: Free

Impressive News/Magazine themes are usually hard to come by, but you will not be disappointed by PressHub. With detailed design elements and extensive documentation and support, PressHub has become the perfect News/Magazine website.

PressHub, Free magazine theme for WP.


Cost: $35.

Axiom is a stylish and highly customizable blog/magazine WordPress theme, featuring: Customizable Featured Posts Banner: Showcase your most important posts with this theme’s awesome and customizable featured posts banner. Choose to show 4 posts (1 main/3 normal), 3 normal posts, 1 main post, or a slider that simply rotates between your featured posts.

Axiom, premium and highly rated theme for magazine at WP.


Cost: Free

NextMag is a sleek News/Magazine theme that is matched by how much customization NextMag offers, including its detailed .po file for easy translation.

NextMag, free mag WP theme.

Particle – WP Magazine Theme

Cost: $45

Simple yet powerful and latest flagship magazine/blog WordPress theme, packed with awesome features. It’s fast, mobile friendly and beautiful.

Particle, WP Magazine Theme.


Cost: Free

This is a pinterest inspired WordPress magazine theme.

Pinbin, free gridbase WP theme for magazine.
Spirit – Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

Cost: $45

The theme is highly flexible and incredibly easy to use. Its very easy to customize the theme. Both experienced developers and users with no programming background can customize this theme with minimal effort.

Spirit, Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme.


Cost: Free

Firecrow is a dark stylish theme for your personal blog. Theme is designed with a black and blue grungy design style. This suitable for your gaming, movies, music band, gadgets blog.

Firecrow, free and beautiful WP theme for magazine.

Bloggit – Responsive WordPress Blog,Magazine,News

Cost: $45

Meet Bloggit is a responsive blog and magazine WordPress theme. Created for all types of information, inspiration, gossip, reviews, and more Bloggit is the perfect theme for any blog.

Bloggit, Responsive WordPress Blog,Magazine,News.


Cost: Free

You might not believe that this is a free theme.  Avenue is a real estate magazine theme you will get your hands on. This theme is fully loaded like any premium real estate theme out there. But here you can download this beauty for free and setup a powerful real estate listing website on your own. The theme comes with wordpress features like Custom post types, custom menus, custom taxonomies, Custom meta boxes, featured thumbnails, Theme options etc.

Avenue, WP Magazine theme.

Volcano – Responsive WordPress Magazine / Blog

Cost: $45

Volcano is a super-duper customizable, flexiblle, responsive WordPress theme for your Blog, Magazine or News website. Volcano can be configured to focus on your work, your blogging, or both. Theme is powered by the SMOF Options Panel, which provides tons of options to manage and modify any aspect of the theme – it is well suited for both beginners with no coding knowledge and developers.

Volcano, Responsive WordPress Magazine and Blog.

Lynx 3 in 1 – Retina Responsive WordPress Theme

Cost: $55

Lynx is a clean, super-duper customizable & flexible, and has a fully responsive design. Built with HTML5 & CSS3 & Bootstrap 3, a lot of thought and care went into this theme making it a pleasure to use. Lynx gives you an awesome tool to get your website noticed.

Lynx 3 in 1 Retina Responsive WordPress Theme.


Cost: Free

WallPress is a Free Responsive WordPress Theme which lets your content shine. Be it an online portfolio, newspaper or magazine, all your important social content comes together at one place. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr and Vimeo are ready to be plugged in with DW Social Feed.

WallPress, Mag theme free for WordPress.

Orion Press – Retina and Responsive Magazine Theme

Cost: $45

A premium design idea for WordPress magazine website. It is a creative modern design with layout multi-choice and easy to change position.
This is a suitable choice because the design is very easy to customize.

Orion Press, Retina and Responsive Magazine Theme.

Grid Base WP Theme for photo journalism

Cost: Free

You wanted one that is easy to operate, one with a bit minimalistic layout, and one that takes no time to configure. Here it is. It is also suitable for a professional photographers site. First thing you will notice is the grid-based layout of the home page. Most photo- journalists would like just a few photos to be displayed from each category right in their home page.

Grid Base WP free theme for photo journalism.

Madidus – Blog & Magazine Theme

Cost: $45

Madidus is a unique and fully responsive layout that is compatible with devices such as phones and tablets. Perfect for news for all sorts of content. Contains blog posts with integrated ratings, videos and slideshow.

Madidus, Blog & Magazine Theme.

Valenti – WordPress HD Review Magazine News Theme

Cost: $50

Valenti is a cutting-edge, feature-rich WordPress premium HD (retina-ready) review agazine theme. Using the exclusive Valenti Drag & Drop Builder users can have fun creating a unique homepage and easily make modifications to it any time they wish. Valenti also comes with a unique megamenu system for beautiful drop down menus and also the ability to set the featured image of a post to have a parallax effect.

Valenti, WordPress HD Review Magazine News Theme.

LitePress – Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme

Cost: 45

A simple, flexible, yet powerful theme with a responsive layout, making sure you can be confident that everyone from any device will get the most from your website.

LitePress, Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme.

Juno Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

Cost: $45

Juno is a WordPress magazine theme with a clean and elegant design and fully responsive layout. The theme is ideal for the magazine, news and blog websites and can be very easily configured to use for any purpose. The theme is highly flexible, fully responsive and is incredibly easy to use. Created using the latest HTML5 and CSS3 techniques.

Juno, Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme.

SimpleMag – Magazine theme for creative stuff

Cost: $45

Simple Mag is a responsive, minimalistic magazine theme with lots of useful, unique and awesome features.

SimpleMag, Magazine theme for creative stuff.

Jarida – Responsive WordPress News, Magazine, Blog

Cost: $55

Jarida is a Clean Responsive Magazine, News and Blog Template.

Jarida, Responsive WordPress News, Magazine, Blog.

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