WordPress mangazine themes are quite popular and the availability of high quality themes is pretty good. TheSource from ElegantThemes is a 3 column WordPress theme magazine style that can be used for many purposes but it’s graphics have been aimed at online gaming magazines. However it is an excellent pick for magazines with modern look and feel and it is easy to imagine that it will stand out with non-gaming images as well. The three-column grid gives you increased control over your layout, and the full-width homepage slider creates a visual impact that is sure to peek your visitor’s interest. For more information you can view the Live Demo, or visit the Features Page.
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Let’s take a look at the front page of TheSource. As you can see there is a very nice and well integrated full width featured slider. Below this four category content boxes for showing fresh content. Notice the 3-column design and how well the content space is used. It is different from page and post layout where 3-columns is still possible but where more space is allowed for the content in focus.
Time for looking at more features
Four Unique Colorschemes – If you don’t like the standard Dark color of TheSource, then you may enjoy the alternate/lighter Grey, Blue and Red versions.
Three-column Layout – TheSource features a three-column layout, which gives you plenty of room to manage your sidebar widgets.
Widgetized Footer – The footer of TheSource has been widgetized and separated into 4 columns, giving you plenty of widget-ready room for all of your favorite plugins.
Homepage Category Boxes – These four boxes feature the latest posts from your favorite categories on the homepage.
Styled Popular and Recent Posts Widgets – On the front page you can improve your bounce rate with the appealing widgets designed to get more clicks to your best and most fresh content.
Advanced Theme Options – As with all themes from ElegantThemes, SimplePress comes packaged with the ePanel Theme Options. This is pretty awesome and gives you great control of the theme with no need for coding. Check out the ePanel video to see for yourself.
Shortcodes collection – Designing and organizing your posts has never been easier. With our large collection of shortcodes you can create beautiful and complex layouts with ease, greatly improving the functionality and variety of your content.