Throne - Personal Blog/Magazine WordPress Theme

Throne - Personal Blog/Magazine WordPress Theme

Throne is a responsive WordPress theme for personal blogs, magazines or marketing websites with a professional design. It is highly customizable to match your personal taste, and can easily be converted into a multi-purpose theme to suit a wide range of needs.

Throne - Personal Blog/Magazine WordPress ThemeThrone - Personal Blog/Magazine WordPress Theme

Throne features list

  • Unique Layout – Display your posts in the top featured section, combined with the classic post listing below, with over 50 different layout combinations in total.
  • Flexible Header – Throne comes with several header layouts. From the simple header with navigation, all through the news style header with banner ads and mega menus.
  • Diverse Categories – Assign a different layout to each category. It’s a great way to make your category pages unique and dynamic.
  • Post Formats Support – Throne supports video, audio, image, quote, gallery and link post formats. Common WordPress embedding features like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are supported as well.
  • Responsive Design – Your content will scale seamlessly on all of today’s modern devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile phones
  • Branding – Throne provides options for unlimited fonts and color combinations, as well as dedicated sections to upload your logo and icons
  • Social Sharing Integrated – Throne provides full social sharing integration for your blog posts. Simply choose and reorder the social networks you wish to use.
  • Custom Widgets – Alongside the standard WordPress widgets, Throne features several custom widgets that further extend its functionality.
  • Shortcodes – Add complex elements to your content easily with 12 flexible shortcodes – columns, highlights, dropcaps, buttons, pull quotes, progress bars and social icons, to name just a few.
  • Unlimited Sidebars – You can create as many sidebars as you need and connect them to specific posts or pages. The footer area is also widgetized!
  • Built-in Theme Translator – Easily modify or translate any text on your website through the theme options panel.
  • One Click Updates – You can connect your website with the Envato official API to be notified about upcoming updates through your Admin Dashboard. Every time a Throne update is released, you can update with a single click, just like you would for any other theme hosted on the official WordPress repository.
  • Setup guide – Learn step-by-step, how to setup Throne and all of its options, quickly and easily with our comprehensive documentation.
  • One-click demo content import – Demo content is included, so you get a website similar to our demo, ready to start tweaking!

Change log


  • Added: Initial support for the upcoming new WordPress content editor (Gutenberg)
  • Improved: Styling for GDPR cookie consent checkbox field in comment form
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
  • Fixed: Problem with load more and infinite scroll on Layouts C and D
  • Fixed: Couple of minor styling issues
  • Added: Options for Load More and Infinite Scroll pagination ( Theme Options -> General)
  • Added: Authors Page Template which lists all blog authors
  • Added: Option to choose Featured Layout for Pages, and override that option on specific page ( Theme Options -> Page Templates )
  • Added: Option to enable content image(s) open in pop-up ( Theme Options -> General )
  • Improved: Excerpt character limitation now works better for languages with special characters
  • Fixed: Some minor bugs and styling issues in various browsers as well as in responsive mode
  • Improved: RTL stylings
  • Fixed: Video post format not displaying title (in 1.6)
  • Fixed: Layout C and D styling bugs on specific resolutions
  • Added: Full “Related posts” functionality for single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post)
  • Fixed: Some minor bugs and styling issues which are reported by users in various browsers as well as in responsive mode
  • Fixed: Throne widgets throwing notices in WordPress 4.3 if WP_DEBUG mode is enabled
  • Added: Support for Entry Views WordPress Plugin, now you can display number of views for your posts as well as order posts by number of views on home page
  • Added: Option to display reading time for your posts meta data (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
  • Added: Option to select multiple categories (Throne Posts Widget)
  • Added: Option to filter posts by tags (Throne Posts Widget)
  • Added: Option to pick posts manually (Throne Posts Widget)
  • Added: Security update – Redux options panel and TGM plugin installer (as suggested by Envato), now you are 100% safe
  • Added: New demo importer for easier setup
  • Added: New support for title tag (since WP 4.1) for better compatibility with plugins
  • Fixed: Live preview not working in some cases
  • Fixed: Some minor bugs and styling issues which are reported by users in various browsers as well as in responsive mode
  • Added: Option to set number of posts per page for each layout (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
  • Added: Option to make share buttons always visible (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
  • Added: Option to display content images in pop-up (Theme Options -> Single Post)
  • Added: Another (fallback) option to manually pick posts/pages on home page (Theme Options -> Home Page)
  • Added: Support for Google structured data (updated and hcard fields issues fixed)
  • Added: Caption display for image/gallery in pop-up mode
  • Added: Options to display meta data (Throne Posts Widget)
  • Improved: Support to display videos on SSL websites as well (Throne Video Widget)
  • Fixed: Issue with Optimize Press WordPress plugin
  • Fixed: Minor CSS fixes and improvements for reported issues
  • Fixed: Manual posts picker in theme options not working properly in wp 4.1
  • Added: Throne Adsense Widget – option to expand widget width to fit 300px wide ads
  • Added: Throne Posts widget – option to filter posts by time period
  • Added: Header Styling – option to upload logo for devices which support retina displays
  • Added: Header Styling – option to upload another logo for sticky header only
  • Added: Header Styling – option to specify after how many px of scrolling sticky header appears
  • Added: Header Styling – option to add custom url to your logo/website title
  • Added: Content Styling – option to change color for archive titles (category title, tag title, etc…)
  • Added: Single Post – option to on/off tags
  • Added: Single Post – option to display caption for featured images
  • Added: Single Post – option to on/off lightbox(pop-up) for galleries and image post format
  • Added: Page template – option to on/off featured image
  • Added: Page Template – option to hide comments
  • Added: Home Page – option to on/off main post listing (if you wan to show featured area only)
  • Added: Translation strings for comments form
  • Added: Support for Internet Explorer 8
  • Improved: Layout A – display featured images with post format icons for all post formats if content option is set to “excerpt”
  • Improved: Sidebars – theme options will now recognize all other custom created sidebars added by other sidebar generator plugins you may want to use
  • Improved: All widgets fully supports new customizer in WP 3.9+
  • Improved: Access of google webfonts file due to permission problems on some specific server configurations
  • Improved: Responsive menu – navigation will close when you click anywhere outside of it
  • Fixed: Problem with reading .po and .mo files properly when used for manual translation
  • Fixed: Minor CSS fixes and improvements for reported issues
  • Added: Option to manage home page main posts listing the same way as for featured area (filter by categories, tags, manually pick posts, etc…)
  • Added: Option to position “welcome area” above or below featured area
  • Added: Support to display pages inside featured area on home page (in manual pick mode)
  • Added: Support for paginated content on pages using <!-nextpage->tag
  • Added: Support for manual excerpts in posts
  • Fixed: Problem with loading Google Fonts on websites using SSL
  • Fixed: Issue with native fonts in Theme Options
  • Fixed: Display past comments if comments are closed for particular post
  • Fixed: Minor CSS fixes and improvements for reported issues
  • Added: Option to limit/unlimit characters in Posts Widget
  • Added: Option to display “ago” word before time/date
  • Added: Option to hide featured area on home page pagination
  • Added: Option to hide welcome area on home page pagination
  • Improved: Responsive navigation/menu
  • Fixed: Wrong accent color on archive titles
  • Fixed: Missing URLs in Posts Widget
  • Fixed: Missing image for pinterest share
  • Fixed: Several reported CSS issues in both standard and responsive mode
  • Initial release

Sources and credits





Images used on the demo website are either purchased from ShutterStock or downloaded from Unsplash, and they are all credited to their respective creators/owners. These images are not included in the theme package.


Some example patterns on the demo website come from Subtle Patterns