Extremely Flexible and Powerful WordPress theme empowering Modern & Successful Magazines, Newspapers, and Blogs.
SmartMag is battle-tested on sites with millions of visitors, powering 25k+ websites since 2014. With user feedback, research and experience during 7 years, we have updated with Ultimate Version 5. It’s easy-to-use as ever, top performance, yet extremely flexible to build the website of your imagination.
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Top Features: Dark Mode, SEO optimized, Google AMP, Elementor Page Builder, Mega Menus, bbPress, WooCommerce, Reviews System, Gutenberg, Speed & Optimized Performance, One click Demo Import, RTL.
- 24+ Professionally Designed demos with One-click Demo Import.
- SEO Optimized: Rich snippets for breadcrumbs, article schema, and reviews are built-in. Further SEO enhancements via full compatibility with WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin.
- Supercharged Elementor Page Builder for amazing pages with our unique magic.
- Smart Studio: One click pre-made blocks, sections and layouts ready to be imported for a powerful homepage.
- Unique Mega Menus with 3+ styles to choose from.
- Login / Register Modal via trigger link in header with Social
- Extremely Flexible Live Customizer. Instant changes, and thousands of options.
- Fully Responsive: All elements are responsive on all devices.
- Custom Archive Layouts: For power users, use the archive builder to build custom layouts for your categories, tags, and archives.
- WooCommerce Fully Integrated: Create an Amazing Shop using the industry standard eCommerce platform for WordPress.
- bbPress Fully Integrated: Get a beautiful Forum running on your newspaper, blog or magazine site.
- Unique Dark Mode done right. Add a scheme switcher in header or enable it by default. Customize colors exclusively for dark mode. Works perfectly for sports and gaming news magazines.
- Multiple Layouts: Posts, Pages, and Categories can be configured to use a full-width layout or have a right sidebar (Custom Sidebars plugins also supported).
- Flexible Customization: Unlimited colors and typography customizations.
- 900+ Google Web Fonts, and thousands of Adobe Fonts supported.
- Retina Ready (HD): All the theme graphics scale beautifully on hi-res screens.
- RTL (right-to-left) Supported and auto-activated when WordPress is configured to use an RTL language.
- Translation ready and WPML supported.
- Advertisements and Custom Codes can be added on many pre-defined locations such as header above/below, footer above/below, single post before/after, after X paragraphs. Or use widgets and pagebuilder for custom locations.
- 7+ Categories & Archives Listing Layouts
- Multiple Homepage Blocks: Several blocks with countless variations, with the most flexible and powerful blocks system than any WordPress theme.
Powerful Header Customizer to build your own header:
- 9+ Elements to build your header.
- Smart Sticky Header to show header bar of your choice, with scroll top intent detection.
- 23+ Premade headers with one-click.
- Colors, typography, and layout customizations.
- Build your own mobile header as well.
Social Media Integrations:
- Sticky/Floating Social Share.
- Social Share above article.
- Social Share bar below article.
- Add social icons in header, footer, sidebar.
- Social Followers with Counters Widget.
- Official widgets like Facebook Like box supported.
- Integrated Review System: (GUI criteria/review creator)
- Multiple Post Formats: Standard, Image, Gallery, Audio, Video.
- Cross-browser Compatible: Chrome, Safari, Firefox.
- Newsletter Widgets and Blocks:
- Integrated with Mailchimp.
- Custom code for other providers may also be used with their official code.
- Countless styling options and variations.
- Available for sidebar and footer widgets and also in pagebuilder.
- 12+ Premium Custom Widgets with many variations. And default widgets are also well-supported.
- Google AMP support with fully functional look like main site and off-canvas menu.
Advanced Category Features: (in Customizer and per-category)
- Set a category color that will be used in menu and category labels.
- Set a background image to be used on a specific category (for boxed layout).
- Use any of the 7 Listing Styles.
- Enable featured area grids to highlight posts.
- Enable the right sidebar or select full-width layout.
- Infinite Scroll, Load More or numbers pagination.
- Or build your custom layout using the archive builder.
- Gutenberg (new WordPress editor) fully supported with our unique styling. Unique style variations for Gutenberg blocks such as quotes, pullquotes, separators.
- Images Aspect Ratio control over all blocks and listings to show images as you like 4:3 Standard, 16:9 Wide, Ultrawide, Tall, or your own custom ratio.
- Pagination Types: Infinite Scroll, Load More button, or Numbers. Blocks use AJAX on numbered pagination to show without reload.
- Customizable Off-canvas Menu for mobile that can also be activated on desktop.
- Flexible Footer Styles with many layout and style customizations.
- Beautiful search overlay for frontend with Live Search to show results instantly while typing.
- Unique Performance Features with free performance guide included.
- Builtin Lazyload images.
- Highly optimized code.
- Our proprietary optimizations such as preload and conditional loads.
- Multi-page Post Slides is our unique post style that supports AJAX or normal load of next page.
- Auto-load Next Post on Single post page that’s compatible Google Ads and Google Analytics.
- 6 Premade Post Layouts with countless variations.
- Multiple Page Templates included.
- Built-in trending news ticker for header.
- Child Themes supported for more advanced customizations.
- And much more.
Need Assistance? Get In Touch!
If you ever get stuck with setting up SmartMag with your WordPress installation, you can get in touch with our friendly and dedicated support via our Support Forums.
Support is available between 12:00pm – 11:00pm GMT +0:00 / UTC.
Note: The images used in the demo are for demo purposes only. They are NOT included in the theme or the sample XML data.
New Features, Updates & Changelog
Read before updating: Update Instructions