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40+ Best Free Responsive WordPress Magazine Themes

Looking for free wordpress magazine themes ? These free as well as responsive wordpress themes will time take to find by yourself. There are only few magazine themes which are actually free and finding responsive layout designs among them is bitter work. But don’t worry, we have made the searching easy for you as we have collected a huge Free Responsive WordPress Magazine Themes just for your news or magazine websites. Since more and more focus is gone over premium themes there  are less themes available for free.

Responsive layout designs is a needy feature which is looked out by users who want their websites look good on mobile and tablet platforms. Additional css code is written to accomplish this as you can see some have updated their old themes with responsive layouts. The layout and look may not be exact same on all platforms and devices since some change is needed to work on individual platforms. Responsive themes are coded to resize whenever needed without any comprise in website elements.

Magazine themes are seek by those who need themes which can show up new updates in style as content are the prime focus of the user. Lots of contents are shown in these themes so pagination, menus will have to work better in other platforms. You will be glad to see this specific list of themes and do let us know how you feel about these on your websites.

Some sites require free signup and only then it will allow you to download. I have manually checked all the themes listed below and download is available after free subscription. If you have problems getting download link, comment below i will direct you to them. This post is updated with new free themes, so stay tuned. Best WordPress Magazine themes are released now and you can find them all here. Get ahead of  your competition with these new breed of top magazine themes. To match with the latest trend we have included flat WordPress themes and premium wordpress magazine themes which you might be interested in now. Check out the free WordPress themes which will add superb looks on your newspaper and news blog site in 2016.

WordPress Magazine Themes

MH Magazine lite

MH Magazine lite is a free WordPress theme with a fully responsive layout so your content is being displayed well-organized on modern mobile devices. MH Magazine lite is ideal for modern online magazines about lifestyle, fashion or traveling and also suitable for dynamic news websites about politics, science, technology or anything else. While using MH Magazine lite, you can create a unique looking magazine-like front page based on widgets to present your content accordingly. This free popular magazine WordPress theme is very flexible and offers a couple of custom widgets, useful features as well as options to tweak your website to your liking.

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free mag lite theme


Using Unyson framework to deliver smooth functionalities for your blog and magazine requirements this theme is built with extreme care and delicacy. Build a custom portfolio, custom pages with drag and drop page builder, precise color controls and full slider control for your modern blog/magazine website. The theme is totally free and responsive.

Once the theme installation completes you are asked to install pre requisite plugins and other recommended plugins to give you control on backups, demo content, page builder, social sharing etc. Enjoy using this theme.


Free Magazine WordPress Theme download


A free version of magazine them from mythemeshop which does more than enough to build a brilliant magazine/news channel for your website. The theme is responsive and three column to accommodate large no of posts. The code is well optimized for better pageviews and seo score.

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Socially Viral wordpress magazine theme


Rowling is a stylish, modern and highly customizable WordPress theme with focus on bloggers. It has a mobile friendly design, great typography, gallery post format support and a nice layout to attract your daily visitors.

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ColorMag – Magazine Style Responsive WordPress Theme

Colormag is a free magazine WordPress theme released in 2015 for magazine/news and regular bloggers who like to update their websites with heavy content and categories. This responsive magazine theme will set you to create an amazing looking theme in no time.

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free Magazine Style Responsive WordPress Theme

ProtoPress – Free Multipurpose Magazine Theme

A cool magazine theme with responsive layout and great features to set a top news theme in a matter of seconds. The sections are well placed with breaking news and trending content on the top. The sidebar with two column blog layout on the homepage is a standard on most magazine themes and it looks solid here in protopress.

Released: March 2015

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Bloggr – Free Magazine Theme

An amazing magazine theme for 2015 bloggers who are looking for responsive magazine layout with lots of packed features to update daily content in style.

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MioMio – Free Magazine Theme

A flat style magazine/blog theme for a minimal and responsive blogging experience. A slider to show off your featured posts will be handy way to get more views.

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A thin and clean magazine theme layout with multiple column layout will impress you straight away. This free responsive magazine theme is fast and minimal in design and has no diversions.

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JustWrite is a theme with clean lines and an open-spaced design, that can be used to show off your latest articles.




The i-transform theme for WordPress is developed using a populer theme “Twenty Thirteen” giving you all the features of Twenty Thirteen plus several additional features like easy to use admin theme options, featured post section, 5 color schemes, multiple blog layouts etc.




Hueman Magazine WordPress theme

A fully featured, responsive high resolution magazine & blog theme without compromise. Hueman presents what you love to write about in a visual & user-friendly way on all devices.


free best wordpress magazine theme

Iconic One

A theme for next generation of bloggers, it features a very simplistic design and is powered by our own lightweight Themonic Framework. Super fast loading time, ultra responsiveness and SEO features will make sure that your site is loved by the search engines. Iconic One make use of the live customizer options for an easy setup.


iconic free wordpress magazine themes

Dualshock Free wordpress magazine themes

DualShock is a 100% free, dual purpose blog and magazine UI theme. It features our best features including our options panel, custom widgets, translation-ready functionality and search engine optimization. The best option to get free responsive wordpress magazine theme from mythemeshop is dualshock.




Playbook is a traditional WP theme with a dual column post layout, a fully responsive design, and is jampacked with all MyThemeShop’s best features while still being 100% free. Just because Playbook is free doesn’t mean we didn’t bring our best design. Playbook features a premium-style MyThemeShop layout.





Pinboard is a Pinterest-styled WordPress theme released by MyThemeShop that is 100% free. With a grid layout and lots of built-in features, Pinboard also has unlimited backgrounds and color schemes and is fully customizable.




Ribbon is a wide post display, traditional structure WordPress magazine theme.


PORTAL wordpress magazine theme

Portal is a very simple, magazine plus blog style theme with light bright colors blending nicely. With all the latest features such as Responsive layout, SEO Optimized, Custom Widgets and many more.




Great Magazine WordPress Theme

Great is a traditional, magazine-style WordPress theme. With a clean, minimalist design and all the usual MyThemeShop features, Great is optimized to help your blog stand out from the crowd and dominate the web.

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Diary is a free, pixel-perfect WordPress theme that is designed to be easy to update and keep your readers interested. With a left-aligned layout, a large post display that can accommodate large images, and a splash of color, this is one diary you will love to write in.

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Bloggie is a free WordPress theme in the standard blog structure. The theme is designed specifically to get users to read your posts, and to turn one visitor into multiple pageviews using the sidebar widgets and the related posts option.

DemoDownload Bloggie


Groovy is a beautiful, magazine style WordPress theme. Hand-crafted, hand-coded and lightning fast, Groovy is built for bloggers who want a clean, elegant magazine WordPress theme for their blog to maximize pageviews, ad revenues, and create the best user experience possible.

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We believe in serving nothing but the best. So even though Accentbox is a free theme, its features and design can put any premium theme to shame. With its elegant design and powerful features, Accentbox will top the downloading charts. This HTML5 theme is made fully responsive to make sure your blog look awesome in any case.

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Point is a FREE fluid responsive theme that is multipurpose and flexible. Through the advanced options panel, you can choose from multiple site layouts, backgrounds and color schemes, as well as control specific features of the theme.
DemoDownload Point


A Free WordPress theme with a clean and modern style, best suited for blogging or small magazine style websites.




GeneralPress is a multipurpose WordPress magazine theme with classic colors so it can be used for any type of blog or website. It works great with general news websites & niche specific sites.




Mommy&Me is a Mommy Blogging as well as a beautiful Magazine theme for Moms & Parent blogs. Every element of this theme is well crafted and makes your site look professional website and you get maximum exposure to your content. It has Rating & Review feature, Gallery and many more things which makes this theme perfect for Mommy blogs.




The Structure Theme is a minimally designed theme with a beautiful layout featuring 2 color variations — a white version and a black version. We offer a Premium version and a Free version of the Structure Theme.




A sophisticated, yet simple WordPress theme.




Meeta is a simple blogging theme, but packed with many premium features, like: unique widgets, custom templates. The theme is absolutely free!




Getting a nice-looking WordPress theme is great, especially when it’s free. RPG.cod Free is a WordPress theme specially tailored for those who blog about gadgets and technology.




Clean Response WordPress Theme

Clean Response is a multi-purpose theme with the choice of two homepages – use for business or as a regular blog theme. Best of all, it’s Free! The theme is responsive which means it looks just as good on a large desk top display, tablet screens and mobile phone screens.




A fully responsive portfolio theme for designers and creatives. Looks great on all devices (desktop, tablet, mobile phone)!

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ComboMag is a magazine style free responsive WordPress Themes. This wptemplate had built-in color options for your website header, navigation, sidebar and footer.




Nautilus is a free premium theme with responsive masonry framework. This this is WordPress 3.5 ready and it supports featured images, custom menu, widgetized sidebar, customizable banner ads etc. The theme also has an options panel.




Hiero is an awesome magazine theme for your WordPress site with bold colors and a minimal design. Features include: a responsive layout, post thumbnails support, threaded comments, and more.
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Fontana is a clean theme for your WordPress blog that lets people actually read your content. Responsive layout, post thumbnails support and more.




Fashionista is a simple and clean WordPress theme to showcase your content in an elegant way.




WomanSecret is beautiful free WordPress theme for personal web pages. This is a complex wordpress themes with lots of useful features like custom widgets, feedback form, slider, video supporting and many other.




MusicPortal is an amazing free WordPress theme, great solution for blog about music. The theme comes with two sidebars, vertical menu, slider, custom widgets and lot of other powerful features provide a great base to build on.


MusicPortal Free WordPress Theme


TechZone is an easy way to make your site attractive and usable for your visitors. The theme comes with easy-to-use administrative panel and lots of configurations provide a great base to build on.


TechZone Free WordPress Theme


GameStation is excellent solution for Playstation fan site. This WordPress theme supports and comes with custom widgets, drop-down menus, javascript slideshow and lots of other useful features.

DemoDownload GameStation Free WordPress Theme



Gameplay is beautiful WordPress theme for GTA V fans. This is a complex wordpress themes with lots of useful features like custom widgets, feedback form, slider, video supporting and many other.


Gameplay Free magazine WordPress Theme


Attitude is a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices. Along with the elegant design the theme is easily customizable with numerous theme options. Some of the highlighted options are two site layout (Narrow and Wide), 5 layouts for every post/page, 5 Page Templates, 4 widget areas etc



About Allie Kingsley

Allie Kingsley is a social media manager for designscrazed. She is crazy about new gadgets and up to date with latest technology trends. Use comments to notify any issues you are facing.

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    awesome collections

  2. nik salp

    Great Themes!!! Thanks for sharing with us!

  3. Hello Allie,

    Ultimate collection, I appreciate it :)
    You can also include our FlatMag – Free WordPress Magazine Themes

  4. gameobject

    Very nice responsive theme collection, i was in need to restyle my website (good old arras is showing signs of age) and i found your suggestions interesting.

  5. sunver12

    Hi, I read your article, you have a Best Free Word press Magazine Themes. These are Free as well as Responsive Themes additional CSS code. You can see some have updated their old themes with responsive layouts. They are very responsive templates and amazing. Some sites require free signup and only then it will allow you to download. I really like these themes. If you want to see more templates just review http//

  6. Ben

    Awesome collection Allie :)

  7. Michael

    Hi Allie,

    awesome collection of free themes. We have also developed two free magazine WordPress themes. Especially the MH Magazine lite theme is very popular with almost 100.000 downloads in the WordPress Themes Directory:

    MH Magazine lite:
    MH Purity lite:

    It would be great if you could add the themes to your collection. :-)

  8. Amia

    The sports blog one from Magazine 3, how do you get the featured posts to work?

  9. Miodrag

    EXTRA List, this one is actually useful!

  10. kevin

    you posted FREE themes.. but the one I want to download you have to pay for them.. what a waste of time.

    • Noelia

      Same here. A good few of these themes are not free!

  11. Rohan Arya

    Nice collection.


    Nice all templete …

  13. Aman

    Great Collection! I’ll definitely use one of them. Thanks!

  14. Ravi Yadav

    thanks…I was so confused earlier…but finally I am good to go…thnx again

  15. Abhilash PS

    nice collection

  16. Marcio Melo

    Finally one list with realy great free themes for wordpress. Congratulations

  17. Ee Laine

    Hi, I’m pretty new to WordPress & love the Fashionista theme.

    Just wondering if you have a link to recommend that shows you how to upload them to a site?

    Ee Laine

  18. Leo

    Thanks for the Colection of wp-themes! Good Luck !

  19. alireza

    Hi, can you help me how I can find free HTML5 stylish and modern magazine template to download? that’s emergency, thank you dude

  20. srbin

    great collection. thank you

  21. neelu chada

    Would you be able to recommend a minimalist content sharing theme (paid or otherwise) where users can upload posts with images and links please..

    Neelu Chada

  22. Luana


  23. Ionut


    We have released last year :, is a free and amazing WordPress theme, make sure you take a look for your next update.

  24. Troy

    All themes are Excellent. But, I have found recently launched another WordPress theme which is “Ybrant news WordPress Theme” This theme is helpful for a news, newspaper, magazine related website.
    You can check it:
    Which has unique and amazing features like:
    – Fully Widgetized Home Page
    – 15+ Custom Widgets
    – 10+ Theme Shortcodes
    – Gallery and Video Post Format Support And more..
    I hope that you like it.

  25. Great List Allie. Thanks a lot…

  26. Brian

    Epic collection Allie! SociallyViral is one of my favourites. May I also suggest, which is free and responsive. Let me know your thoughts?

  27. Great collection of WordPress themes you have shared with us, thanks for sharing such a nice collection of themes, I like such kind of stuff that has been made according to users need. I also design themes, but for that I have taken the help of templatetoaster. As, theme generator saves time and generate high quality themes in a lesser. I also design themes with coding process, but sometime I lacked or stuck in a coding part so for that I prefer to use theme generator.

  28. Love, love, love “The Journal”. I have installed it on a friend’s website for her and the top menu isn’t working.
    I have deactivated plugins but this doesn’t fix the problem.
    Please help!

  29. That’s some nice looking themes; I especially like “Flavour, Pinstagram”. Themes are latest and designed for News sites I am using Renova News theme for site Bilqees Kenchi.

  30. Hello I am looking slider theme with effects for a news site, but failed. Please kindly tell and share some magazine wprdpress themes, free or premium I can pay for that and who will send me free theme link I will give him/her $10 as award. So, hurry up and mail me list of themes. I shall be very thankful to you. Regards Mehak

  31. Great List Allie. Thanks a lot…

  32. Hello ! I am looking for double sidebar widget theme

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