Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga

Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga

Madara is the first and complete solution for building a Manga site on WordPress. It is fast, robust and extensible. Data is stored on the cloud, which you can choose from Amazon S3, BlogSpot or Imgur. Of course, you can store data on your site as well. It has modern design and features such as Responsive, Lazy Loading, Infinite Pagination, SEO-optimized and RTL support.

With the Manga core plugin, you can change the skin by switching the theme, or add more features by browsing our marketplace for Manga.

Madara 1.5.2 – improvement for UX on mobile

Madara 1.5.1 – improvement for Video Chapter (Drama)

  • Multi-servers selection for Video content
  • Light on/off for Video
  • Upload chapters via direct URL

Madara 1.5 – improve performance & SEO

- New layout:

Madara 1.4 – bigger and better

Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 1

Madara 1.3 now supports WooCommerce


Madara 1.1 now supports Text and Video chapter

Text chapter for Novel sites: Demo Video chapter for Anime and video sites: Demo

Admin tutorial: Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 2 Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 3 Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 4 Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 5 Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 6 Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 7 Madara - WordPress Theme for Manga - 8


  • Buy 1, Get 2: The core MANGA plugin and MADARA theme
  • Store Manga on different servers: Amazon S3; BlogSpot; Imgur
  • Unlimited Chapters and Volumes
  • Pre-defined and custom Advertisement location
  • Various Shortcodes and Widgets
  • Views Count, Star Rating, Bookmark Manga, Reading History
  • Advanced Manga Search & Filter
  • User Settings
  • Front-end login and register
  • Manga info: author, genre, tags, rank, artist
  • Manga Comment
  • Social Share
  • Ajax Load images, Read 1 page or multi-pages mode
  • Blog
  • Responsive
  • RTL support
  • SEO optimized
  • Translation-ready
  • Sample Data + One Click Install
  • Add-on Market for other Themes, Import Tools, Advanced Features plugins

Scrapper Tool is available

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Release Logs

  • Version 1.5.3 – 2019.01.05
    • #Improve: add Relevance search results
    • #Improve: pretty URL for reading paged chapter
    • #Improve: save cookie for Adult viewer
    • #Improve: support Jetpack Photon API
    • #Improve: add custom class, allowing to change Custom Badge color via custom css
    • #Fix: incorrect default reading style in notification link
    • #Fix: unsubscribe manga
  • Version – 2018.12.20
    • #Fix: page scrolls when clicking on Video Player chapter
    • #Fix: duplicate servers for chapter doesn’t work
    • #Fix: default theme schema is dark for new users
    • #Improve: support chapter folder name with ”.” (dot) character
  • Version 1.5.2 on 2018.12.20
    • #Add: My Uploaded Mangas page in User Settings panel
    • #Add: option to hide Reading Style selection (in WP Manga Settings page)
    • #Add: option to turn on Full Width (No Padding) reading mode on mobile (in Theme Options > Manga Reading Layout
    • #Add: option for users to configure Theme Mode in User Settings panel
    • #Add: new widget to show all Authors
    • #Add: new shortcode to display “My Bookmarked Mangas” (ex: [wp-manga-my-bookmarks column=”1|2|3|4|6” style=”1|2”])
    • #Add: option to change font-size for Text Chapter
    • #Add: option to set default video server for Video Chapter
    • #Add: option to hide Comments Form for Single Post (Blog) (in Theme Options > Single Post)
    • #Improve: support WP 5.0 and add shortcodes to Gutenberg editor
    • #Improve: UX on mobile chapter reading. Easier to navigate and read
    • #Improve: redirect to 404 if chapter URL does not exist
    • #Improve: click to scroll when reading Chapter in listing (all images) mode
    • #Improve: shortcode Manga Listing to list Mangas by Author
    • #Add: link to read First Chapter | Last Chapter for quick access
    • #Fix: minor CSS issues
    • #Fix: cannot change notification message template
    • #Fix: notice warning on Option Tree plugin
    • #Fix: Front Page template does not order manga by Modified Time if choosing Manga Type different than “All”
  • Version – 2018.11.08
    • #Fix: add Option Tree plugin to the package(due to removal of plugin on
    • #Fix: duplicate servers feature
  • Version – 2018.11.08
    • #Add: option to order Chapters by Custom Index
    • #Fix: order Chapters by Name (poor performance)
    • #Fix: duplicate servers feature
  • Version – 2018.11.07
    • #Add: option to turn on Filter by First Characters in title, to build All Manga (A-Z) page
    • #Improve: auto scroll to top of image when reading chapter in Paginated style
    • #Improve: add conditional tag for checking single Manga and single Chapter
    • #Improve: save dark/light reading mode in Single Chapter page for later access
    • #Fix: some CSS issues
    • #Fix: minor bugs
    • #Fix: Related Manga section doesn’t work correctly
    • #Fix: widget Manga Posts doesn’t work with Time Range setting for Trending posts
    • #Fix: improve RTL CSS
    • #Fix: when saving chapter, images may be deleted (local storage)
  • Version 1.5.1 – 2018.10.01
    • #Add: option to upload chapters via direct URL
    • #Add: Footer sidebar
    • #Add: option to change Author, Artist, Release Year, Manga Tag slug
    • #Add: option to move Single Reading sidebar to side column for Text Chapter
    • #Add: Light on/off button for video chapter
    • #Add: support multi-servers for Video Chapter
    • #Improve: show Play icon on thumbnail of Video Manga, and link directly to latest chapter
    • #Fix: some minor issues
    • #Fix: some CSS issues
  • Version – 2018.09.26
    • #Improve: update Bootstrap 4.+, improve responsiveness of Big Thumbnail layout
    • #Improve: support Add-ons WP Manga Custom Fields & WP Manga Chapter Permissions
  • Version – 2018.09.20
    • #Add: option to hide Genre link in breadcrumbs
    • #Improve: cache query “Calculate View Rank” for faster loading
    • #Improve: responsiveness of Big Thumbnail layout
    • #Fix: bookmark issue
    • #Fix: Text Chapter’s content is missing line breaks in Edit mode
    • #Fix: download chapter does not work
    • #Fix: disable User Login/Register if “Anyone Can Register” option is turned off
  • Version – 2018.09.01
    • #Improve: improvements for faster database query
    • #Fix: some minor bugs
    • #Fix: invalid MACOSX zip file when uploading single chapter
    • #Improve: CSS
    • #Add: show Genre description
    • #Add: option to insert URL for Manga Badge
    • #Add: new Manga Archives layout – Simple List for Front Page
    • #Add: new Item Layout property for Manga Listing shortcode
  • Version – 2018.08.10
    • #Improve: great improvement in performance
  • Version – 2018.08.06
    • #Fix: bug with YOAST Chapters sitemap
    • #Fix: warning error in chapter reading page
  • Version 1.5 – 2018.08.03
    • #Add: option to turn off Hosting Sever select box from front-end, and use anonymous name for server
    • #Add: option to hide word “Manga” (link to All Mangas page) from breadcrumbs
    • #Add: option to change mobile header color (in Theme Options > Custom Colors)
    • #Add: option for Big Thumbnail layout item
    • #Add: RSS Feed link for Chapter
    • #Add: option to change “manga-paged” variable when reading chapter
    • #Add: option to view larger image when reading chapter
    • #Add: option to switch Dark/Light mode for users when reading chapter
    • #Add: option to list specific Manga Type (Comic, Novel, Drama) in Front-Page template, shortcode and widgets
    • #Improve: support chapter sitemap by YOAST
    • #Improve: support manga and chapter meta tags by YOAST. Use “ summary ” placeholder for Novel description
    • #Improve: breadcrumbs and Manga Archives slug setting
    • #Improve: showing number of people who have bookmarked manga
    • #Improve: language translation
    • #Improve: disable indexing duplicated chapter paged
    • #Improve: convert external data file to database, improve site performance
    • #Fix: custom color for half-star and active menu item
    • #Fix: minor bugs
  • Version 1.0 – First release