Paperback enables you to effortlessly publish beautiful, engaging content.
Paperback is a magazine-style theme that empowers you to quickly and easily create beautiful, immersive content with images, galleries, video, audio and more.
With multiple homepage templates, several slick content discovery features, and premium Typekit typography, you can offer your visitors a truly elegant browsing experience.
Paperback comes with several built-in color schemes which you can use as-is or as a starting point for your own splash of color. Paperback builds smart, dynamic color schemes based on the colors you choose.
Using the handy color pickers in the Customizer, you can tweak the colors of your site in real-time, no code required! We’ve even added a spot for you to add your own custom CSS styling.
Featured Post Carousel
Create a visually-stunning front page with the featured post header. Using a category of your choosing, you can highlight your finest content in an elegant post carousel that looks just as good on mobile.
We’ve included helpful settings to easily modify the image opacity and height of the image area. Adjust these settings in real-time in the Customizer.
Category Mega Menu
With the Category Mega Menu enabled, clicking any category links in the main menu will show a drop-down post drawer with the latests posts in that category. Giving visitors quick access to even more of your content will ensure higher engagement.
The category menu fetches posts live via AJAX, which means your visitors have instant access to all of your latest content.
Content-rich, engaging layout styles
Paperback features a dynamic layout that can be configured into one, two or three columns to match your content. Paperback also supports Infinite Scroll, which lets your visitors seamlessly load more of your content without leaving the page.
Each page template features robust, expressive styles for typography, images, galleries and more, allowing you to easily create engaging content.
Gorgeous typography on desktop and mobile
Simply put, better fonts make for a much better browsing and viewing experience for your following. We’ve partnered with Typekit to bring premium, top-quality fonts to your website.
Paperback features Europa and Proxima Nova, both clean and sophisticated serif fonts specifically designed for editorial use in newspapers, magazines and digital media.
Getting Started Dashboard
To make setup as seamless as possible, we’ve included a helpful Getting Started dashboard. Here, you can view the help file, view and install recommended plugins, browse FAQ’s, view Paperback’s latest updates and activate your theme license. We’ve put everything you need at your fingertips!
Bloat-free and infinitely extendable
Paperback is incredibly lightweight and focused on performance. It only loads the assets and tools you need, without weighing down your site. Because Paperback is built to very strong standards, it is compatible with many of your favorite plugins out there.
Using the free Jetpack plugin, you can easily add social share buttons, related posts, carousels, galleries, contact forms and more. Don’t waste your time searching for clunky, unsupported plugins, we’ve done the hard work for you!
Shortcodes Ultimate Integration
Paperback integrates perfectly with the free Shortcodes Ultimate plugin. One you’ve installed the plugin, you can start using the 50+ shortcodes by going to any post or page in your editor and clicking Insert Shortcode. The pop-up window will guide you through creating the elements you see below and many more. Here are a few samples of what you can do with Shortcodes Ultimate.
- Bold Magazine Layout
- Category Mega Menu
- Featured Posts Carousel
- Mobile and Tablet Ready
- Responsive Design
- Professionally Reviewed Code
- Infinite Scroll Support
- Social Media Icons
- Ready for Translation
- Theme Customizer Support
- Contact Form
Are you able to help me if I have trouble with the theme?
Most definitely! We’re happy to help answer any questions you might have about Paperback during setup or general use. We’ve put together a pretty handy help file to get you started. If you have questions during theme setup, visit our ThemeForest page to register for support access and then send us your questions via our Support page.
Latest Theme Updates
We update Paperback regularly with bug fixes and feature additions. Check out the latest changes to Paperback by viewing the readme file or by visiting Appearance > Getting Started in your WordPress dashboard.