WordPress Review Themes: Build a Review Website with WordPress

Published on December 8th, 2014

Last Updated on March 13th, 2021

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Online reviews are everywhere for just about every industry – people like to read and write reviews about TV Shows, Games, the food they eat, restaurants and places they visit – the list is endless. Gaining other people’s insight helps you make informed decisions about what to purchase and where to spend your valuable time. With the abundance of these online review sites comes the need for WordPress themes to power them: which is what we are looking at today.

Want to build a WordPress based review or ratings website? Check out our collection of WordPress Review Themes …


Engine is a next-generation magazine theme which allows you to create a modern blog and review website, you can also use it to create mini-sites within your main site with unique logo, colors, background etc.


Full Details & Download | Price: $63


Absolute is a WordPress theme for Magazine, Newspaper and Blogs.


Full Details & Download | Price: $48


The Newsmag template is excellent for a news, newspaper, magazine, publishing or review site. It also supports videos from YouTube and features a rating system. It uses the best clean SEO practices, and on top of that, it’s fast, simple, and easy to use. In addition, News mag supports responsive Google Ads and AdSense.


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Full Details & Download | Price: $55



Steam is a most advanced magazine style WordPress theme available. It contain complete page builders, unique mini site system, custom awards & badges, full weighted author and user ratings,AJAX post sorting and filtering, all wrapped in a stunning,unique, newly-inspired design.



Rule is a clean, transparent, super flexible, retina-ready and fully responsive WordPress Theme , best suited for magazine websites, blog websites, and users who want to showcase their work on a neat portfolio site.



Newspaper is a wordpress theme that lets you write articles and blog posts with ease.In this theme all the queries are hand inspected to be optimal, all the images and resources are carefully compress to make the site load blazing fast and all the scripts are profiled and modified to run at top speed.



PrimeTime is a Clean Responsive News, Magazine and Blog Theme. With a responsive design it is easily usable with any mobile device like tablet or mobile phone, without removing any content! Great for news and blog sites, with integrated video and galleries in each news post, media post and blog post. This template will perfectly suit for your news website or portal.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



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Gazette WordPress theme is a premium magazine theme with an awesome custom made slider to showcase your favorite posts.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



The PrimoNews WordPress theme is a complete magazine theme, super flexible and has a fully responsive design (try resizing your browser). Built with HTML5 and CSS3 . A lot of thought and care were put into PrimoNews making it a pleasure to use. The PrimoNews comes with built in Under Construction page.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



Flavor is an advanced magazine platform with the same features that the big web publishers have. And it’s the flagship theme built with our new review framework featuring a powerful minisite builder. Everything is AJAX enchanced, not just the theme options. Flavor is the most powerful and complete magazine theme available today.



PowerMag is a stylish ultra bold magazine/News/Blogging wordpress theme SEO optimized with endless features. It is 100% responsive down to mobile.



Reportage is a versatile, unique, and responsive WordPress theme for magazine, blogs, and news style websites. In theme a lot of settings, with which you can easily customize theme, as you need! Reportage is a layout that is compatible with devices such as phones and tablets. Perfect for news for all sorts of content. Contains blog posts with integrated ratings, videos and slideshow.



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Magazinly is a responsive wordpress themes with endless features.The theme is blazing fast. It’s really incredible how fast the pages built with Magazinly load. And most important this theme is integrated perfectly with the most advanced SEO plugin for wordpress.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



Official is a responsive and retina ready wordpress theme. Easy to use and have powerful admin panel. Built in SE) optimization and lots of other features.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $55



Reader is a stylish and fully responsive magazine WordPress theme that can be used for any type of website.This theme uses shortcodes to create the homepage. The shortcodes come with a ton of options and can be moved around the page meaning there is unlimited possibly for homepage layouts.The theme comes with an easy to use review system. Both the post author and visitor can rate posts.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $55



RapidNews is a feature-rich WordPress magazine theme. Great for magazine , review, news and blog sites, with integrated reviews, video, slideshows, galleries and ADS system in each post.

Full Details & Download | Price: $40



Arsene is a fully responsive WordPress theme based on Twitter Bootstrap. Arsene is great for news, magazine, or blog websites. It is built-in review system, highly customizable with page builder and advanced options panel.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45

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The Gossip is an ultra-wide, modern and fully responsive magazine WordPress theme that can be used for any type of website. The great thing with The Gossip is that it makes use of the space on wider screens, starting at 1440px all the way down to mobile devices.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $55



Magzimize is a Bold News and Magazine WordPress Theme, Great User Experience makes complexity being easy. Awesome usability and SEO optimized, suite for content lover and collecting great resource on the internet.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



NewsTrick is a super-duper customizable, flexible, responsive WordPress theme for your Blog, Magazine or News website. NewsTrick can be configured to focus on your work, your blogging, or both.Theme is powered by the SMOF Options Panel, which provides tons of options to manage and modify any aspect of the theme – it is well suited for both beginners with no coding knowledge and developers.



Minimosity is a stylish WordPress Theme designed for Blogs, Magazines and News Editorial with a built-in review system. It has responsive abilities and supports double resolution retina images. Its options panel is simple but powerful and fully integrated with the look of WordPress Admin.



ExtraNews is a uniquely responive news theme for all sorts of publishers. Great for review, news and blog sites, with integrated reviews, video, slideshows, and galleries in each post.

Full Details & Download | Price: $55



Ratius is a premium WordPress Review and Magazine theme with some awesome backend functionality. It’s built upon OOP for a super duper fast back and front end experience.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $50



Made is an industrial strenght review/magazine Buddypress theme powered by rock solid framework built to showcase your content and proven to increase the amount of users spend on your site.



MagMan is a WordPress theme for blog, magazine & news editorial. It’s very clean, minimal with modern responsive design.



TrustMe is a Responsive WordPress Theme, best suited for Magazines, News and Blog websites.TrustMe developed on the Bootstrap — beautifull boilerplate for responsive development so it look beautiful at any size, be it a 17” laptop screen or an iPad, iPhone.



View:r is responsive, it also has build-in mobile and tablet detection features. If you watch a review post on a tablet or on your phone, the gallery will be a touch enabled swipe slider.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $40



Manshet Word press Theme Is Perfect For Personal Blogs Magazine Sites, Modern and fully responsive (try resizing your browser) , And Portfolio.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



Realnews is a fresh, clean, stylish and modern magazine theme. Built with responsive design and based on visual composer. With the 4 post formats (standard, video, audio & galleries), realnews can be used for almost any niche. Realnews also built-in reviews system (with unlimited rating criteria and custom area widget area.



Adams is a Responsive News, Magazine and Blog Theme, it’s built with an HTML5, Rich Snippet, CSS3, FontAwesome Vector Fonts and Twitter Bootstrap v2.3.1.



Puzzles is a responsive and retina ready wordpress theme. It is a flexible system of setup for the entire blog, for each of its categories and even single post or page. One more peculiarity of this theme is an unlimited number of sidebars, that you can easily create or delete in the theme options.



Extremis is a responsive and retina ready wordpres theme. It has some amazing features like instant AJAX search, drag & drop content builder, review plugins, social sharing support and much more.

  • Full Details & Download | Price: $45



CNEWS is a feature-rich WordPress magazine theme. Great for magazine , review, news and blog sites, with integrated reviews, video, slideshows, galleries and ADS system in each post. CNEWS theme is highly configurable, you can completely configure the homepage and posts using the very easy and powerful theme options.

Full Details & Download | Price: $40

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