What do The New Yorker, Le Monde, The Herald Sun, Tech Crunch, Hello Giggles, New York Post, MTV Newsroom and many others have in common? They’re all made on WordPress. To be more precise, using some of the WordPress magazine themes. Now, if those big names are using WordPress, it’s a clear sign you should too. In this article, we walk you through into why.
Magazine themes are an excellent way to express and present your rich content. They are versatile, responsive, easy to use and packed with many advanced options to help you stand out. Whether you cover tech, fashion, business, daily news, gossip or gaming, WordPress magazine themes are well-suited and highly customizable and are a No.1 choice you should make.
And, don’t get intimidated by these big names using WordPress. Choosing WordPress magazine themes isn’t expensive nor does it make you uniformed and like everybody else. Even if you’re using a popular magazine style theme, you can still make it your own, thanks to such versatile layouts, typography, plugins and such.
Now, when choosing the right WordPress magazine theme, there are few things to consider. The first and most important is that it has to be responsive. Period. Nowadays, when the majority of people goes online through their smartphones, it is a must. You cannot have the luxury of not owning a responsive theme. There’s an easy way to check if the theme is mobile-friendly – by using Google’s Mobile-Friendly test.
The next thing to consider is SEO friendliness. No matter if you’re a beginner or savvy user, SEO is crucial for your overall online presence. That’s why your magazine style theme needs to be SEO optimized, too.
Also, browser compatibility. Your WordPress magazine themes (like any other) needs to work correctly on different browsers. It’s not enough that it looks great on Mozilla (for example) and not on Chrome or Opera or vice versa. The easiest way to check? Simply open the theme on various browsers and see if anything looks different or broken.
These would be the fundamental, minimal requirements for any WordPress theme as for the magazine style one you simply can’t do without. Luckily, all of that – and more – we at Meks include in our magazine style themes. Here are the ones we think could do ideal for your rich content websites.
WordPress magazine themes made by Meks
Before we present you these magazine-style pics, let me just say that all of Meks’s themes are (among other things):
- responsive and mobile-friendly,
- with fast page load and SEO,
- cross-browser compatible,
- translation ready,
- fast and friendly supported.
Choosing any of them will make your user experience and online presence fast, reliable, easy and fun to use!
The name itself tells it all. GridLove is our creative example of Grid Style news/Magazine website which is also our most popular WordPress theme. This WordPress magazine theme presents your content attractively and uniquely and has multiple predefined layouts and templates. It also comes with a highly customizable homepage which you can arrange and make the way you want – without coding! What more could you ask for, right?
Let me say this. Having it for more than two years now, Herald is one of the most powerful WordPress magazine themes I’ve experienced using. For real. The way it’s designed and crafted with the sole purpose of having a great magazine style website, it exceeded my expectations. Herald may look like a scary publishing platform with more than 500 post layout combinations, but it’s so simply displayed and well explained that anyone can use it! I mean, I have no coding experience, and yet manage to change and refresh my website design with ease and without fear of losing something important.
A flexible and responsive WordPress magazine theme that comes with advanced theme options and WooCommerce integration. Also, it is one of the top 10 best-selling news/editorial themes on ThemeForest. It has multiple layouts and post listing combinations to choose from. So, Voice will fit any style and serve any purpose and, like all the others is very easy to use.
Hope this article helps you in deciding which WordPress magazine theme to use and integrate into your business. If you opt to one of ours, be sure to contact us, we have a great customer support system at your service.