Posts categorized as: Wordpress

Essential Features for Building a New WordPress 3.7 Theme

by Jake Rocheleau

November 21, 2013 in Wordpress

When you sit down to develop a modern-day WordPress theme you’ll typically be following some design mockup, or at least an idea in your head. This can be a challenge at times when you don’t want to think much about the customizations. But any good WordPress theme should be comprised of a number of key points.

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In October 2013 the newest WordPress 3.7 release was announced with plenty of new features. Not many updates will directly impact themes, yet it is a marvel seeing how far this platform has advanced since version 3.0. In this article I want to go over some of the core fundamentals you should think about including with every new WordPress theme. Especially for premium or free themes designated for commercial use by hundreds of different webmasters.

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30 Best News Magazine WordPress Themes

by Brant Wilson

November 20, 2013 in Wordpress

One of the most important parts of a successful magazine or news website is, of course, the content. However, just as important is the design of the site. Even if your content is top notch, without an appealing design and navigable site, readers won’t stick around.

Thankfully, there are plenty of stunning and usable themes available from WordPress created specifically for news, magazine, or even a combo news/ magazine website. Below, we’ve compiled 30 of the best news magazine WordPress themes available from various sites across the web to save you time in the research phase of your project.

However, if you still can’t find what you need, you can always check out the 10 Best Selling WordPress Themes of All Time or even The Top Mobile WordPress Themes on DzineBlog. Have fun browsing!

1. Nexus

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High-Quality Premium Magazine Themes for WordPress

by Jake Rocheleau

November 11, 2013 in Wordpress

I have seen countless launches of amazing WordPress magazine websites. These have been gaining more traction over the past few months and now there are so many brand new premium themes being created. With more demand comes more supply, and it should be obvious how many webmasters are launching their own online magazines.

In this gallery I want to present 25 extremely high-quality WordPress magazine & blog themes. You can utilize these for any content niche as long as the site is maintained like a blog. The frontpage will always feature new posts, along with some other extra widgets. Plus the more complicated themes will generally have a unique settings panel located within wp-admin. Check out this collection and see if you can use anything for yourself.

The Oracle

the oracle premium wordpress theme

The Oracle theme is a blog/magazine style website using a homepage image slider. This is fairly common among other magazine themes, but the content loads very quickly. You will also have access to button shortcodes and custom page widgets. The design is more tech-based than anything else but it does look fantastic on-screen.

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44 Alluring Websites Powered by WordPress

by Jake Rocheleau

September 16, 2013 in Wordpress

Open source has taken the web design community by storm. Even just the past 1-2 years has seen a tremendous rise in the number of plugins, themes, and free codes for web developers. Notably WordPress is a fast-growing CMS engine for running your own blog or website.

There are millions of different websites powered by WordPress running online, with new launches happening each month. I put together this gallery focusing on 44 eye-catching websites running on WordPress. You can use these designs as inspiration for your own ideas. WP theming is a big topic and it’s worth studying so that you can build your own themes.

HelloWallet

hello wallet wordpress website layout blue

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