Creating a complex website is easier than it looks. You can literally have a website up and running within a few hours. All you have to do is:

  1. Purchase a Domain
  2. Purchase Hosting
  3. One-Click install WordPress
  4. Shop around for premium themes (buying a premium theme is way better than downloading a free one)
  5. Install and Configure all the preferred setting
  6. Blog, blog, blog,

WordPress is the best platform for you to build a personal blog or an online magazine. This has been demonstrated with many popular news sites such as TechCrunch, TED, CNN and many more. These well known brands rely on WordPress to make their job  faster and easier. There are thousands of free and premium WordPress themes on the market. Typing in “Magazine WordPress Themes” in Google will bring you back millions of results.

Today you will look at fifty-five premium WordPress templates that might be suitable for your idea. We only selected themes that are beautifully designed, and provide a substantial amount of features. All of these themes are from Themeforest, which is the largest marketplace of its kind for Site Templates and CMS Themes. We completely understand that there are many other premium theme providers, however the prices on these bad boys are the best you can find!

If you’re in search for a new look or just starting out, we can guarantee you will like at least one of these beautiful WordPress themes. You can simply click the download link to be redirected to the download page or click the demo link and you can check out what it looks like before you buy. We hope this source will provide great value to you, enjoy!

Flowhub $45


Magazine is the idea for this theme, but with community in mind as well. This is a highly customizable theme and can be used for media, news, and much more with a community aspect always present.

Included is the “Monk Panel” control panel, which makes customizing your theme incredibly easy, especially for changing the colors. Multiple elements (navigation, rss button, buttons, etc.) can be changed between 10 colors very easily with a click of a dropdown. This makes editing Flowhub to fit your site extremely easy & intuitive.

Demo | Download

Gadgetine WordPress Theme for Premium Magazine $40

Gadgetine WordPress Theme for Premium Magazine

Gadgetine is premium blog magazine theme that will also work well for a serious news portal. It has 3 columns, 8 news sections and a LOT banner spaces on the first page.

The theme is very friendly for affiliate marketers or just regular bloggers who wish to monetize their hobby. They will appreciate the ability to easily promote specific posts and create their own pages with no limitations (read landing pages). Carefully placed banner spaces will help to make that sale.

Demo | Download

Shoutbox Magazine $50

Shoutbox Magazine

Shoutbox is a minimal Magazine and Blog Theme, that uses a very elegant Featured Slider for news presentation. It is built on one of the most flexible WordPress Themes on Themeforest. With the help of a dynamic Template Builder you can create stunning page layouts without any coding knowledge. Yet if you are a developer eager to create your own PHP files the theme supports you as well with a very structured folder and file system. It has a unique built in slideshow manager (no plugins needed), supports both self hosted videos as well as vimeo and youtube.

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Me Gusta! User-driven Content Sharing Theme $50

Me Gusta! User-driven Content Sharing Theme

Me Gusta allows you to enable the “LOVE” feature so users can Love your posts by clicking the heart icon. “Love” will follow you on every part of the page by getting sticky when you scroll down. You can let your user submit posts from front-end and also edit them or delete. Set your blog mainpage to display either HOT or NEW posts (Mainpage is also available as a static page.)

Demo | Download

Insignia – a Magazine / Community / Blog theme $40


Insignia is a clean and flexible WordPress theme based on a powerfull framework intended for magazine or community style layouts. It may be used for other purposes aswell.

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Broadcast – News/Magazine WordPress Theme $40

Broadcast - News/Magazine WordPress Theme

Broadcast is perfect for anyone looking for a clean magazine style for their website. Giving you lots of options to create your website the way you want it to look.

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VELOX-Drag & Drop Magazine Publishing Platform $45

VELOX-Drag & Drop Magazine Publishing Platform

Velox is a feature-rich WordPress magazine theme, best suited for Technology, News and Business sites. This theme includes many state of the art features seen in today’s industry leading news/business sites. Velox includes a highly customizable framework in the backend. Easily change the colors of the Theme (to any color) in the theme options, and the backgrounds.

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JRNL Responsive WordPress Theme for Creatives $40

JRNL Responsive WordPress Theme for Creatives

JRNL is a super-awesome Premium WordPress Theme with oodles of features. JRNL comes packed with an easy-to-use un-branded Options Panel and great documentation.

Demo | Download

Float – Responsive Blog Theme $35

Float - Responsive Blog Theme

Float is a responsive blog theme for WordPress.

Demo | Download

Galaxy – Responsive Magazine Theme $40

Galaxy - Responsive Magazine Theme

Show off your work with this easy-to-customize and fully featured WordPress Theme. When purchasing this theme, you will receive a detailed help file along with additional features like Unlimited color schemes and a Responsive Layout.

Demo | Download

Magnovus – Magazine & News WordPress Theme $45

Magnovus - Magazine & News WordPress Theme

Magnovus is premium quality WordPress theme for magazines and news sites with rating features. It’s fully responsive theme (it works great on iPad) with extensive Theme Options panel. You can easily change colors scheme and backgrounds.

Demo | Download

Adapt, a Responsive WordPress Theme $50

Adapt, a Responsive WordPress Theme

Adapt is responsive theme designed to show off your articles and showcase your work in style. The theme has a powerful full-width featured homepage slider and an adaptable 3-column masonry layout with some cool hover animations. Adapt also takes advantage of AJAX which allows the user to load more corresponding posts on the fly without reloading the page or hindering SEO.

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Made – Responsive Review/Magazine Theme $50

Made - Responsive Review/Magazine Theme

Made is an industrial strength review/magazine theme powwered by a rock solid framework built to showcase your content and proven to increase the amount of time users, spend on your site. Two unique skins, unlimited color schemes, and a brilliant array of provided background designs enable you to make made your own.

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FitnessMag – Responsive Blogging WordPress Theme $45

FitnessMag - Responsive Blogging WordPress Theme

FitnessMag is a premium WordPress theme (WP 3.4+ ready) created with minimal blogs and magazine sites in mind. The theme features a fully responsive design that will look great across various screen sizes and a design that is both modern and simple. Perfect for all sorts of blogs – such as fitness blogs – the theme is content-oriented, developed with SEO in mind and overall a great way to share your thoughts and media online.

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Photik – Responsive Portfolio & Blog WordPress Theme $40

Photik – Responsive Portfolio & Blog WordPress Theme

Photik is uber cool theme made specially for creative folks with outstanding portfolios. If you are looking for a theme to showcase your work – look no further!

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Next Responsive WP Magazine $45

Next Responsive WP Magazine

Next WP Magazine is a feature-rich and fully responsive WordPress magazine/news theme, suitable for almost any niche.

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Author WordPress Theme $40

Author WordPress Theme

Next WP Magazine is a feature-rich and fully responsive WordPress magazine/news theme, suitable for almost any niche.

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Confidence – Responsive Blog / Magazine Theme $45

Confidence - Responsive Blog / Magazine Theme

The Confidence WordPress theme is perfect for personal blogs and magazine sites, it also can be used as a personal portfolio. Responsive layout makes it easier for your visitors to open your site from any various devices. Confidence is very easy to be customized for beginners or experts, with more than 80 theme options allow you to do it all from just one page.

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