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Top 10 Best Magazine WordPress Themes 2018

Looking for latest professional WordPress  themes 2018? Then you are reached at the right place! Here I list my favorite professional WordPress themes 2018. Below you can find Content rich WordPress themes and clean, simple professional blogging  themes!  Content rich Magazine WordPress themes are suitable for news/ technology related  websites. I included GTMetrix page speed test reports below every theme. When you choose a professional theme for your site always consider the load of the theme. I test all below-listed themes, all are clean coded, Adsense and  SEO optimized. But there are a lot of factors you need to con2.63ssider before choosing a theme for your website. If you are looking for professionaxl WordPress theme suited for your blog, I recommended to check this list also:Page load time: 14.41s

MagXP Ultimate Magazine WordPress Theme


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Page load time: 1.48s
Total page size: 802 KB
Total number of requests:  63
Page Speed Grade: A (97%) ; Y Slow Grade: B (84%)

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MagXP is the ultimate Magazine WordPress Theme. With 4 homepage layouts, and an options panel that lets you control the design, you can change the design from bright and clean to dark and minimal quickly. MagXP combines flexibility, form and function perfectly.

  • Secure and agile framework
  • Integrated review system
  • Unlimited layout and color possibilities
  • SEO optimized
  • 15 widgets and 630 Google fonts included

Best Clean & Beautiful Magazine WordPress Theme


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Page load time: 2.60s
Total page size: 855 KB
Total number of requests:  84
Page Speed Grade: A (90%) ; Y Slow Grade: B (74%)

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Best is a responsive WordPress theme that features an engaging design that is fully fluid responsive, loads incredibly fast, is fully customizable, and optimized both for search engines and advertisers. It also includes an awesome review system and support for our new MegaMenu plugin!

  • Different styling options
  • Google adsense optimized
  • MegaMenu compatible
  • Ajax loading enabled, you can disable it if you want in settings
  • SEO optimized ans SCHEMA markup in tegrated
  • Clear commented coding
  • Child theme supported etc.xxx

FrontPage News Magazine & WooCommerce Ready WordPress Theme


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Page load time:  3.77s
Total page size: 891  KB
Total number of requests: 115
Page Speed Grade: A (89%) ; Y Slow Grade: B (77%)

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Frontpage is a Woocommerce-ready, fully responsive WordPress theme that can function as a store, magazine, blog or static website. But what makes Frontpage stand apart from the crowd is flexibility, it comes with 6 different homepage layouts and 3 different single post layouts.

  • HTML5 ans CSS3
  • SEO and Adsense optimized
  • Woo-commerce support
  • Responsive Multiple layouts
  • Unlimited color schemes and short codes

SmartMag – Responsive & Retina WordPress Magazine

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Page load time: 2.63s
Total page size: 1.14MB
Total number of requests: 98
Page Speed Grade: A (91%); Y Slow Grade: B (86%)

It is a Clean, decent professional WordPress theme  that is suitable for newspapers, magazines, review sites and, of course, blogs. It has built-in support for SEO using HTML5 and snippets so that your page will rank higher in search engines. The  SmartMag excels at both  front-end and back-end usability. It’s drag&drop page builder makes it easy to create best homepages, and it will also make your content more usable and engaging.

  • Here you can create a multi-page post as a content slideshow by which you can generate more ad views and AdSense earnings.
  • Different styles are available: Default WordPress style, or one of the pre-made style and even you can create your style.
  • Responsive and retina ready
  • SmartMag magazine integrated with the review system without any of the external dependency. Here you can use either percentage, stars or points to express your review.
  • Either you can use the two style of the mega menu, or you can use a simple drop-down menu.
  • The admin panel of  SmartMag has powerful options to make your site more unique among others.
  • SmartMag has a one click easy sample content import by which you can import the content and start building your website.
  • Boxed or full-width layouts
  • SmartMag now has two mobile menu choices to improve your site’s mobile user experience.
  • SmartMag has some of the most powerful slider plugins available in any WordPress.
  • With the use of these you can easily translate  SmartMag into your language. RTL(Right to Left) Language support is built in

As from the above features list, it is clear that  SmartMag is one of the best professional WordPress Theme  for your technology, newspaper, review sites or blogs available out there.

Goodnews – Responsive WordPress News/Magazine


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Page load time:  13.56s
Total page size: 1.54 MB
Total number of requests: 114
Page Speed Grade: A (96%); Y Slow Grade: B  (89%

Goodnews is a unique professional WordPress theme that is very easy to customize and fits users of all level. This theme catches your readers eyes and also coded very well taking into account the standards and rules of search engine optimization It also have a very smart ad system inside Good news

  • Advanced news modules with ajax
  • Mailchimp integration
  • custom Widgets- Social counter, Weather, Newsletter, Reviews, tabbed widget, Ads widget, FB like box, etc.
  • Google rich snippet for breadcrumbs and reviews, Google authorship, ready with SEO best practice to use any SEO plugin like WordPress SEO Plugin
  • Advanced search form with on/off option.
  • Offset content advertising – show you ads on the content right and left

Multinews – Multipurpose WordPress News, Magazine


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Page load time: 14.41s
Total page size: 2.51MB
Total number of requests: 162
Page Speed Grade: A (94%); Y Slow Grade: C  (70%)

Multinews is brand new News/Magazine WordPress theme.  Multinews can be used for magazine, newspaper and blog. It has many unique features like mega menus, Ajax live search, flipping magazine, Author timeline and lot of layout options.  Multinews also have so many popular plugins integrated( bb press, Mail Poet newsletter, Woocommerce, Ad Rotate, and so many others)

  • Rather than the default drag & drop page builder multinews professional WordPress Theme has integrated it with UI depend on the organized plugin. With this functions, you have a very nice look to your blog and create a complex layout in seconds.
  • If  you are using a non-retina device and can’t load small images, then  multinews has Retina Ready feature that will help you load those images. Another great feature is that it will adapt to any screen size that you are using to visit those webpages whether it is a smartphone or a tablet.
  • Multiple Layout:  You can choose the layout from both right sidebar, both left sidebar, both sidebar one on right or one on left, or simply choose from full-width layout.
  • You can use different sidebars for different page/post or you can create unlimited sidebar on your own.
  • Multinews also have unlimited colors for you so you can customize the theme color of your website.
  • Multinews  contain beautiful mega menus. Either you can use of the two style of the mega menu, or you can use the simple drop down menu.
  • As usual you can review a post in the WordPress in a nice and easy way and  users can rate your review  too. The review system has stars and circles, and it comes with three different style bars.
  • Here in  Multinews you can customize your each category with background images, custom icon sidebars, category color, and you have options to enable or disable slider and so on.
  • RTL(Right to Left) language support and translation built in.
  • In this page, you can view all types of audios and videos and gallery from your post formats.
  • Multinews has a great number of shortcodes that you can use very easily with good user interface.    Shortcodes also have a lot of customization options.
  • multinews you can upload your custom apple IOS icon on the device desktop. If a visitor adds your site to their homepage your icon will look like an IOS app in their desktop.
  • multinews integrated with woo commerce with excellent RTL design.

So the multinews is a great theme for your magazines,newspapers and blogs. It has a really good professional look as well as it’s a good user friendly theme. Give it a try and you will not be disappointed!

FlatMagazine – Responsive News/Magazine Theme



Download Flat Magazine Demo

Page load time: 9.41s
Total page size: 2.88MB
Total number of requests: 181
Page Speed Grade: D  (61%) ; Y Slow Grade: C  (77%)

This theme is for those who like Magazine interface and don’t want overload their server because of theme size. FlatMagazine is a light wight new professional WordPress theme which comes with great feature which will satisfy it’s users. As you can see this one is a simple theme, but gtmetrix shows bad result. Maybe the demo page doesn’t enabled browser caching.  It is very intuitive and provide lots of options like changing the layout, font, style and colors. You can create your own style or use any of the 18 predefined skins directly from your admin panel. In    FlatMagazine you can assemble any layout with revolution page builder.

  • Contains short code generator
  • Revolution pagebuilder V2
  • Modern and simple design
  • Contains more than 500 fonts and has 360+fontawesome icons integrated.
  • Added schema.org support
  • Contains 520+ google web fonts
  • Added left & right sidebar style, content slider and multiple post slider
  • The titles, descriptions and keywords are SEO optimized
  • It has wide & boxed layout
  • Added responsive video shortcodes and supports gallery videos
  • It has custom homepage so you can select any homepage you want
  • Supports retina ready and you don’t need additional plugin for retina display and also contains retina ready icons
  • Contains cross browser compatibility – Google chrome,Firefox,Internet explorer etc..
  • Ajax contact form
  • Free lifetime update and support

So as you can learn from above    FlatMagazine is a simple premium news/magazine theme with a decent features. Definitely not the best one out there, but if you are looking for a theme for your site which is more of a professional looking then it is for you.

Gauge: Ultimate Review Theme


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Page load time:  4.80s
Total page size: 3.14  MB
Total number of requests:  73
Page Speed Grade: A (94%) ; Y Slow Grade: B  (81%)

Gauge is an ultimate professional review theme  that allows you to create extensive reviews for any kind of content including games, movies, food etc.  Each review item has it‘s own centralised hub page with tabbed navigation where you can display all the news, videos and images relating to that item. Each item can be reviewed by both admins and users and this all comes packaged in a fully responsive, clean and modern design.

  • 100% Fully Responsive,  This means it looks great on any device at any size, not just the standard sizes but all the sizes in between. Desktop, tablet and mobiles.
  • You can build pages by drag and drop using visual composer. Also iot have a great review System where both admins and users can leave review.
  • With the skin manager you can easily switch from a wide to boxed layout, change the colours of every part of the theme.
  • This professional WordPress Theme  has been designed to work with WooCommerce out of the box.
  • Gauge ensures your website looks sharp on high resolution devices by swapping normal resolution for high resolution images and utilises HTML5, CSS3, and icon fonts.
  • This theme have clean Code.  his is especially important if you want to edit the code yourself.
  • Gauge is built with the latest SEO practices in mind. Semantic HTML5 for better search result ranking.
  • Also have  Mega Menus,  Front-end and Social Login,  Custom Widgets,  Redux Framework etc.

Allegro – Multipurpose News, Magazine Theme


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Page load time: 5.15s
Total page size: 1.78  MB
Total number of requests:  150
Page Speed Grade: D  (61%) ; Y Slow Grade: B (66%)

Allegro – Multipurpose News, Magazine WordPress Theme is for content rich websites like news portals, technology related websites etc. This the have unique home page design, light box photo gallery, real time weather reporting, custom archive pages, unlimited sidebars and a powerfull control panel.

Rush – WordPress Blog & Magazine Theme


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Page load time: 6.75s
Total page size: 2.31  MB
Total number of requests:  158
Page Speed Grade: A (78%) ; Y Slow Grade: B (73%)[/quote_box_center]

RUSH is a clean and fully responsive professional WordPress Theme  for news & magazines. This theme is powerful with custom widgets, theme options, unlimited colors, review system, custom sidebar, custom background and much more!

  • Full Width and Box Width
  • 3 columns layout and 2 columns layout
  • Unlimited Sidebar
  • Tons of theme options
  • Includes lot of custom widgets
  • Supports Shortcodes

If you noticed page speed tests below every theme you can understand that  themes from Mythemeshop are very light weighted and very fast loading. So it  perform very well in search results, Because nowadays Google take page speed as an important factor of SEO! If you need help in choosing a best professional WordPress theme for your website feel free to comment below.

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