In this great collection I will present you some of my favourite free responsive wordpress magazine themes. You all know that one of the biggest problem faced by any blogger is high bounce rate. But you can control it if you could offer great readability experience to your readers. And this can be easily achieved by having a great website design.
Now if you are thing that you will have to lose you pocket for have a professional website layout, then don’t worry I have 15 plus free alternatives for you in this post. Go ahead, explore and choose a perfect theme for your blog.
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Hueman a free responsive wordpress magazine theme
When I first saw this theme I was completely blown away. It looks so much bold and professional that it can easily compete with most of the premium themes available on web.
All than goes to Alexander who has dedicated his precious time on developing this free project. I would also like to tell you that it has been downloaded more than 90,000 times and has received 331 five-star votes.
Now let’s discuss some important features of hueman. It has mobile responsive design which makes your website easily to browser from mobile devices. It has support for font awesome which makes it easy to add retina display ready icons to your website. It even has a powerful option panel from where you can change fonts, colors and can even set your own custom content width.
It has inbuilt support to display advertisements on header and footer area. Furthermore you can create unlimited sidebars and can use its inbuilt social sharing buttons.
Anew is a thumb blog style theme and has a perfect design for any personal blog. It is also developed by Alexander has is 100% mobile responsive. It even supports high resolution screens as it doesn’t use any image based icons. Instead it uses font awesome which is font based icons.
In order to make your blog more social friendly anew gives you option to display custom made social buttons at the end of each post. With it’s dedicated option panel you can change fonts of your content. It even gives you power to set the custom width of your sidebar which is by default set to 280px.
Anew also supports tabbed widget which you can use on your sidebar. With help of this widget you can show recent posts, top posts, recent comments and tags all in one single place. This saves you lots of space and also improves your seo.
Just write is a five star rated free magazine style wordpress theme developed by acosmin. It comes with lots of coll stuff like unique social follow buttons, advertisement widgets, multiple page templates and jQuery slider. You can configure the slider to show your latest posts or any featured post.
You can even customize the fonts, colors, background, logo and favicon, all from it’s dedicated settings page. Jus write also supports localization which means now you can easily translate your website’s contents into your own local language.
Furthermore it is search engine friendly theme and has got very clean design which will make your website easy to navigation and content focused.
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aReview is a perfect theme for review websites. If you are planning to create a websites in which you want to write reviews on products, services, tools or softwares then this free wordpress theme is perfect for you.
This theme has been downloaded more than 49,000 times and has got 4.7 stars out of 5 on an average. Overall it has perfect design which is not only responsive but is also search engine friendly.
It has custom widgets through which you can show your latest reviews on your sidebar. It even has carousel which allows you to show your recent posts or featured posts just below your header area.
Hiero is a free wordpress magazine theme developed by athemes. It’s also available on wordpress directory and is among the most downloaded and top rated template.
Hiero comes with an option panel from where you get power to customize fonts, colors and layouts of the this design. It even has five custom widgets which you can use to make your website more elegant and attractive.
Overall if you love minimal designs where you and your readers can focus on text rather than on advertisements then this theme is a perfect choice for you.
Gadgetry is a free responsive magazine wordpress theme.
Gadgetry is a modern theme developed by themefuse. This free theme is a perfect option for personal blogging and magazine websites. On it’s homepage you will find a full width slider which can be used to display the featured articles.
Furthermore it has a unique layout changer button present on the navigation bar. By clicking on it your readers can change the view of your website’s design from list style to grid style.
This theme has lots of powerful features. For example it has a built in color picker from which your can the color of the navigation bar and even the slider. You can also change the position of thumbnail, can customize footer area and also the homepage. Gadgetry even comes with integrated search engine optimisation settings.
This theme is powered bu fuse framework and gives you complete control on how you want to display the content to your readers. You can customize each and every section of your website’s design which simple click and select feature.
Meeta is a free theme built on wpzoom framework. It has lots of premium features like custom widgets, design customizer, responsive layout and page templates.
In order to provide you with more personalization meeta allows you to upload logo, favicon and customize the colors.
It even has in built seo settings and short codes. With the help of short codes you can add custom download buttons, horizontal bars and can create content columns. And since this theme is built on css3 and html so your website will be cross browser compatible.
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MH magazine lite theme
This is the free version of the premium MH theme. It comes with certain limitation regarding design options but still is a great theme for those people who don’t want to spend money on buying themes.
It’s layout is perfectly built to help you transform your simple website in a rocking online magazine. The best part of this lite template is that it’s homepage is completely widgetized. You get almost 12 different locations to place widgets and thus you can easily create a custom design your website.
It also has 4 custom widgets along with touch enabled flex slider.
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I transform is a five star rated free theme for wordpress bloggers. It has been downloaded more than 46,000 times and has been developed by author marsian.
This theme has been developed with the help of Twenty Thirteen. With I transform you get multiple blog styles, five different color schemes, featured post section and support for woo commerce.
On the homepage you will find a full width slider which you can use to showcase your portfolio or latest projects. It even has inbuilt social buttons which will help you to make your website more social friendly.
Furthermore it has portfolio sections, 4 column footer area and special support for gallery.
I mag is a fully responsive wordpress magazine theme and has been developed by raja. It has very clean and simple design and makes the complete website easy to read.
I mag supports content sections. This means that you can create unlimited content sections and can add them to your homepage. This way you will be able to get a true newspaper style design and that even without touching a single line of code.
I mag supports two navigation bar, one is primary and the next one is secondary. One navigation is available below header and second one is available above header area. It even has slider which you better control to showcase your features articles and posts.
Now here comes the end to this fantastic collection. If you want me to add your free theme in this section the please let me know about your design in comment section. Till then enjoy this collection of free responsive wordpress magazine themes.