20 Quality Premium WordPress Magazine Themes

The other week we looked at a number of Free WordPress magazine themes, which proved quite popular – Magazine themes are definately on the up. With that in mind, in this post,  We will be looking at what the premium companies offer in the way of Magazine Themes and select 20 of the very best.

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The Style

Now you can share your content with style. Featuring a crisp, modern design, TheStyle will give your blog that unique visual impact you have been looking for. With its unique jQuery-enhanced fluid width design, your posts always get displayed in a way that is best suited for your visitor’s resolution.


Coldstone offers a unique blend of grungy and professional elements. The theme comes with three unique homepage formats, including Business Style, Blog Style, and Magazine Style, and a robust options menu that makes managing ColdStone fast and easy.

Grunge Mag

GrungeMag combines the professional and precise magazine-style-layout with a progressive grungy style. This theme is great for those looking to organize their content in an orderly fashion while maintaining a fun and appealing identity.


Spectrum is a visually rich magazine theme for content rich sites showcasing their content with beautiful imagery. It’s packed with 7 widgetized regions and lots of custom woo widgets, like a video player, Flickr and Twitter streams, to customize huge amounts of the theme on the fly.

  • Full Details | Price: $70 + 4 Bonus Themes

Daily Edition

Daily Edition is a clean, spacious newspaper/magazine theme designed by Liam McKay. With loads of home page modules to enable/disable and a unique javascript-based featured scroller and video player the theme oozes sophistication.

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  • Full Details | Price: $70 + 4 Bonus Themes

Foreword Thinking

Foreword Thinking is a neat 3 column design with a “table of content” magazine-styled home page. This theme comes bundled with a moveable sidebar, a customizable featured posts section, 10 theme styles and the ability to set alternating colours for specific areas of the design.

  • Full Details | Price: $70 + 4 Bonus Themes

Open Air

Open Air can serve as both a magazine-style design or a stylish personal blog. The subtle use of gradients, borders and separating lines gives the theme a very polished and stylish feel, whilst the built-in video player is sure to be a hit for most users.

  • Full Details | Price: $70 + 4 Bonus Themes


Levels is modern and advanced community WordPress theme. Designed and developed for anyone who wants to start a community or news site. The theme has all the popular and common features which used by the current trend community websites.

  • Full Details | Price: $19.95 one month access to all themes


Readily is an elegant and clean WordPress theme. Fully customizable with our brand new options page framework FlexiPanel

  • Full Details | Price: $19.95 one month access to all themes


The ultimate (truly!) magazine / newspaper / e-zine theme. It is heavily content-centric with a customizable homepage that gives a timely snapshot all the latest content with slideshows, filmstrips, featured snippets and more. ecoMag comes with a number of vibrant and dynamic color-schemes that suit various types of publishing sites.


Whether you are running a photoblog, or a political news blog, ecoNews is your easy and elegant way to stardom. With a dynamic slideshow on the homepage for your breaking news and built in Facebook and Twitter integration, publishing news hasn’t been so much fun! Even better, use the predefined ad blocks and ad widgets to spice up and monetize your news blog.

Block Theme

The Block Theme is a modern and stylish theme with a unique layout that fits together seamlessly. The theme includes Twitter integration as well.

Magazine Theme

The Organic Magazine Theme is a very versatile theme designed to look beautiful with a lot or a little amount of content.

The Oracle

This magazine-style design gives your site a sense of authority and sophistication. Every aspect has been thought out to give your site the professional look you need.

  • Full Details | Price: $70


You might be a journalist striking out on your own. Maybe you’re going to create the next big celeb blog.
Whatever the story you want to cover, do it in style, cover it in Lexicon.


When you’ve got lots of content and you need a magazine-style format to show it off, Magazine is the theme for you. Magazine is sleek, up-to-date, and always cutting-edge… just like your content.


Got lots of magazine-style content and need a stylish frame? Serenity’s a great choice for sites that have a lot to say. Choose from five content-friendly soft color schemes, and widgets that support everything from video to in-depth articles.


Got lots of magazine-style content and need a stylish frame? Lifestyle’s a great choice for sites that have a lot to say. Choose from five content-friendly soft color schemes, and widgets that support everything from video to in-depth articles to great photography.



Oliver Dale is the founder of Kooc Media, An Internet Company based in Manchester, UK. I founded WPLift and ThemeFurnace, find out more on my Personal Blog. Thanks!

3 thoughts on “20 Quality Premium WordPress Magazine Themes

  1. Such a great collection which are looks awesome. I really love it & inspired of the design works made with. Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful listing. Keep sharing good things like this always, Congrats.


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