Magnific a Stunning CMS Theme for WordPress

January 28, 2012 · 12 comments

by Lars

Magnific a Stunning CMS Theme for WordPress

WordPress was originally intended for bloggers only and it rapidly gained momentum. Today WordPress in not only the most popular blogging platform, but it is also invading other publishing areas with great success. It is quite common today to see business website (typically referred to as CMS), shops, community/member sites etc. build using WordPress. Even traditional magazine publishing is possible and worth considering. Over the years the WordPress multiuser publishing and CMS capabilities have improved significantly and it has grown into a mature, very user friendly and powerful publishing platform. In this review I have looked at the Magnific CMS theme from WPZOOM – a good choice for building a website with WordPress.


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Magnific is an innovative and flexible CMS theme with multiple page layouts: Magazine Style or Traditional Blog and improved Option Panel with easy access to configure SEO Options, Navigation, etc. The themes two styles can be seen below in full length.

wpzoom magnific theme front page

Featured content sliders are very popular today and a must have on most company websites for drawing attention to the most important news, announcements and products. The Magnific Theme includes a good looking featured content slider with thumbnails, title and excerpt. Also there is a breaking news feature that allows you to flash short news and promotions.

wpzoom magnific theme featured slider

You can promote your Twitter & Facebook accounts easily from Themes Options

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The Magnific Theme provide some really great looking sliders for categories. When using WordPress as a CMS this is really a nice functionality for showcasing products and services.

wpzoom magnific theme category slider

wpzoom magnific theme category slider

The theme have widgetized Sidebar & Footer and a great looking customizable drop down navigation.

wpzoom magnific theme navigation, footer, header

WordPress Options Pages

To make it easy and give you optimal flexibility without need for coding the Magnific theme includes the WPZoom options panels.

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You can check the options panel out here and see more details.

Other relevant resources

If you are looking for more inspiration on how to use WordPress as a web site CMS.

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Brett Widmann February 8, 2011 at 8:53 pm

This is a very nice theme. It has given me some inspiration to design my own.

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EmiliaS January 13, 2011 at 3:28 am

Awesome article,btw im in the process of making a starcraft 2 blog on squidoo to help beginners with strategies and such,if anyone is interested click on my name,and sorry for the shameless plug :)

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Ken @ Ghillie Suit Clothing December 2, 2010 at 4:09 am

Manifesto has multi color ability.

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Ahmad October 31, 2010 at 7:21 pm

I love Wpzoom themes but i dont know why they cant add multi color features

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MagentoC October 18, 2010 at 2:46 pm

Great list….You have such a cool collection of CMS themes. Thanks for the post

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