ColorMag WordPress theme is a free, responsive magazine-style theme. Its design is appropriate for online magazines, newspapers, and other publications, but it can be utilized as a multi purpose theme as well.
The free form of the theme is among the most well known in the WordPress.org directory, and there’s additionally a Pro form if you need more customization options — more on that below.
Features of ColorMag Theme
- SEO Friendly
- primary color
- Speed Optimized
- boxed and wide layout option
- WooCommerce Ready
- Awesome Font
You can choose all your site options in the Appearance » Customize menu, including:
- header image and background image
- header image position (above or below the site title)
- enable “breaking news” header at the top of the page
- enable sticky header menu
- upload favicon
- display related posts (by category or tag)
- enable lightbox effect for featured images in single posts
ColorMag enables you to effortlessly customize the colors on your site. You can pick one essential complement color for your site under Appearance » Customize » Design Options » Primary color option. The color picker enables you to pick any shading you need, or enter the hex code for your coveted color. Your menus, connections, and catches will be shown in the color you pick.
Under Appearance » Customize » Category Color Options, you can likewise choose an alternate color for each post classification. The classification color will be used for the category label in the post meta, both on the front page and individual post page.
Page Layout Options
You can pick a default page layout of full-width, left sidebar, right sidebar, or both.
And different layouts can be decided for your files, pages, and single posts. Individual pages can likewise utilize distinctive page templates to override the default.
In the Appearance » Customize » Social Options menu, you can enter your social media account URLs and enable a social links area to display icons in the very top-right of your website.
16 Widget Areas
ColorMag accompanies 16 widgetized areas.
There are separate widget areas for your left and right sidebars, a header widget area above the main navigation, and a widget area to place advertisements right above the footer.
The footer has four widget areas, for the four columns in the footer. The first column is about twice as wide as the remaining three. There are additionally widget areas that only display on your contact page, and your 404 error page.
And there are 6 gadget zones for the first page content alone. ColorMag likewise includes some special theme-specific widgets:
- Featured Category Slider: shows either most recent posts or posts by category.
- Featured Posts (in 2 styles): show most recent posts or posts from a specific category Advertisement: in 125×125, 300×250, or 728×90 sizes.
ColorMag is available for free from the WordPress.org directory, but on the other hand there’s a Pro version available that includes more features:
More font options: look over more than 600 Google fonts and change font size with a click.
Unique posts option: keep similar posts from demonstrating more than once on a page, even in partitioned widgets.
RTL support: displays languages that are written right to left.
More color options: change the color of each component on your site separately, rather than picking one primary color.
Additional widgets: includes featured posts, tabs, random posts, videos, and other widgets.
Footer editor: edit the credits text in the footer from your WordPress dashboard, no coding necessary
The Pro version starts at $69 for a 1-site license.
Documentation and Support
ThemeGrill gives definite documentation to ColorMag, including instructional exercises with screen captures that will walk you through how to install and set up the theme like it is in the demo. If you need troubleshooting advice or other support, you can post in the free support forums on the ThemeGrill site.
Most threads are replied to by the developer within a day or so. There are also thousands of existing threads, so you may be able to find the answer you need just by searching the forum.
Clients of the ColorMag Pro theme get access to private support via a ticket system or email, and can also access dedicated premium forums. Your license purchase includes premium support for 1 year.