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On January 11, 2015
Last modified:January 11, 2015


After starting a blog most us are always interested in getting top free magazine style WordPress themes available for blogging or for sharing news. From our experience we have shortlisted few of them.

The first one in our category is Hueman which was released two years back, from alxmedia.

Features of Hueman, review

hueman best wordpress theme

  • Magazine layout for homepage
  • 3 columns, set number of sidebars from 0 to 2
  • It was 100% response when we used it, means no problem in viewing website from any of the mobile browsers like Opera Mini or UC Browser
  • SEO friendly
  • Support for retina and high definition display
  • Set max width, according to your visitors desktop resolution which can be grabbed from your analytics report
  • Sticky menu, do note that this feature may not be working in old version of Firefox, Chrome and internet explorer
  • Social media sharing buttons under each post via sharrer plugin, can be disabled if you don’t like to this one
  • In built related posts, previous and next post below the content which will keep users hooked on to your website
  • Header and footer ads
  • Create child theme for getting more customize of your choice and there is also one that’s created by developer itself
  • Quick loading of blogs

You have to use regenerate thumbs plugin if you are switching to this one from any other theme, for displaying featured image properly

  • Support for this one seems to be given from other users using it

Other info

  • Version : 2.2.0

Updates in this version

  • Support WP 4.1
  • Standard blog listing option
  • OptionTree updated to 2.4.6

See the demo here
Click here to download

Just Write from Acosmin by Alexandru Cosmin

Just write wordpress magazine themeA new one that’s released in 2014 getting users attention because of its premium like features.

Just Write review

  • Support given by the developer is just awesome, throw your queries to him and get the answers within a day
  • A beautiful layout giving a premium look and feel to your website
  • The responsive design makes your website displayed correctly on all screens irrespective of their resolution
  • Unlimited colors to choose from
  • 4 styled fonts for giving a better readability to readers

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  • Without any hassle you can remove credits to developer from the footer
  • Menu will stick at the top as soon as the user starts to scroll down, supported only in latest version of major browsers
  • Social buttons linking to your profile also floats below the menu
  • Big fonts for easy readability with font awesome
  • Navigate to top button, sadly this one don’t float
  • Tabbed recent, popular, tags and comments widget
  • Clean and SEO friendly code for better position in SERP
  • Option panel and customization availability for tweaking it as per your need
  • We need to separately add sidebar widgets for homepage and single post

Click here to read more about it
Click here to see the demo page using it

Magazine Portal from Gavick

Gavick magazine wordpress theme

  • An elegant unique layout of home page one that’s shows the featured image on the top
  • Menus can be accessed from the right sidebar and social profile, search widget just stick on to the left side

See the demo
Download it

Mansar from WebLoggerz

Mansar WordPress blog themeIn short we can say its full version of their premium theme called Autumn and moreover its offered for free to all by the developers itself

Know more about it

Point from Mythemeshop

Point mythemeshop themeFirst ever theme that was used by us when we first launched the blog and we are still using it (as on 10/01/2015) because we could not find any other that was able to load almost all pages in a fraction of seconds ie milliseconds and an awesone page speed score of above 90, screenshot of it attached below. Since its coded by one of the best developers the rest of factors like SEO, Customization, Responsive design, Support query answering in a matter of day in their community forum and the rest.

Google PageSpeed Score that we got after using it

Google page speed score above 90Pingdom result for the same page

Pingdom result

Click here to goto the demo
Click here to grab this one

Lite version of premium themes that’s offered for free for bloggers

Ionic one from Themonic

Iconic one WordPress themeAs far as we know this is one of the best theme that has got many features without compromising on the loading speed of your website.

Ionic one review

  • Simple design that shows your content
  • Super responsive irrespective of the screen resolution
  • Live customiser for adding your logos
  • Good Google page-speed score as you can see below

Page speed of iconic one

Test result with

pingdom result for iconic one

Features that comes in premium version

  • You can choose the color you wish with unlimited color picker
  • Related posts under each post
  • Social sharing button under each post
  • Ad codes area in which you can add your adsense or other networks codes or even html codes
  • More widgets to choose

Click here to see demo of lite version
Download the lite version

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One comment

  1. 1

    hueman is still the best wordpress theme among the list!

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