15Zine WordPress Magazine / Newspaper Theme 2017 Review | UPDATED

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15Zine magazine theme is one of the best blogging WordPress theme available in Themeforest that made by an elite author named Cubell with an average rating of 4.9 stars (above average), don’t believe us ? check out the page

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15Zine WordPress Magazine / Newspaper theme for 2015 review

Before purchasing the package or downloading it’s important to find whether the creator is legible in terms of support. As per the support section it seems that all the queries by clients are answered by them professionally within a day.

Check out the speed !

It’s now an important factor that your website should be able within less than 3 seconds or below, to test this we have conducted a speed test with pingdom and test result for a page is shown below

speed test

Pingdom speed test

Multimedia

Handling of videos and sound files are simpler because of unique features and you can also set video files as featured image,something that we haven’t seen till now!

SEO

Something you should really check, in this case we have checked out the package with most modern tools and found to SEO friendly code.

What’s more?

If you are using Yoast plugin or not, theme support breadcrumbs which is helpful for both the users and search engines for better navigation and helps to better position in search engines result page which can in turn results in better click through rates.

Is this mobile compatible as per new standards ?

Just resize your browser window by clicking Ctrl and +.

Here result from our end for the same

Responsive test picture

View from a mobile browser

Inbuilt widgets

Come loaded with wide range of widgets which can be easily added to your website with drag and drop. Most prominent ones are

  • Social media icons
  • Top reviews
  • Latest and popular posts with big or featured image
  • Ads, slider, retina images

If you are a minimalist fan you can also check our full review of Elegance minimalist blogging theme with high user rating in comparison with the price.

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15Zine other features

  • Mega menu with images loading by AJAX, sample is added below
AJAX

Ajax menu style

  • Valid HTML5 + CCS3 code
  • Drag and drop homepage builder, which means that anyone with basic computer skills can quickly build a professional website without using any premium tools like Photoshop and Dreamweaver that requires coding skills.
  • Compatible with bbPress
  • 9 elegant blog styles out of which two are without sidebar gives more important to your content.
  • Extensive online documentation which gives precise details on how you can edit each section as you see in the demo
  • Supports screen with high resolution in short its HD
  • Since its compatible with all major browsers out there you don’t have to worry about the visual experience and rendering of it
  • Inbuilt review system with star,pro and cons feature
  • Child theme support ensures that your customizations are not overwritten by any updates

Other info

  • Initial release date : 20 March 15
  • Last updated : 17 May 2017
  • Latest version : v3.2.2

Updates

  • Added Facebook, StumbleUpon share buttons to the post
  • Swedish translation now available
  • Entry title schema added
  • Now compatible with WooCommerce 3.0
  • Facebook option for authors
  • Files are now minified by default
  • Font size issue is now fixed
  • Placing custom place holder is possibl
  • On hover the slides will stop
  • New review options
  • White screen on iOS now fixed
  • Introduced BuddyPress compatibility
  • Control sliders speeds, animation effect  with an option for auto play or not
  • Social sharing button now have text option
  • Color of line below navigation menu can be customized with the color you pick
  • YouTube videos now will automatically play if the post type is of video
  • JavaScript can now be minified within the package, as a result your website loading time is improved
  • Fixes
  • Retina logos
  • Top menu bar visibility
  • Global background picture
  • Light box

Final Thought

15Zine rock solid framework from Cubell seems to be one one of the awesome package with tons of features.

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