ColorMag WordPress Magazine Theme Free And Pro Version Review

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Are you in search for a free WordPress magazine theme?

Then you are at right place, we like to introduce a new free WordPress magazine theme developed by Themegrill called ColorMag which ideal for tech bloggers, news publishers or any other niches where there is abundant of news coming every day.


See Demo

ColorMag WordPress theme review

So what’s so unique about ColorMag compared to other free items?

It’s the support guys. Most of the free themes in wp repository are not supported or take too long to respond to a query even if they have a extended pro version with many features. But ColorMag seems to be an exception as they values every user. For more you can visit their forum

Next is documentation with which any non coder can set up the design like you see in demo, in this regard also Themegrill have done their job, here the entire documentation that you need for the setup.

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Speed is now a crucial factor as search engines takes this into consideration as well as to keep a reduced bounce rate. For your ease we have tested speed with 2 popular tools Google pagespeed insights and Pingdom. Both seems to throw good result after test

speed test

Page speed insights result

Pingdom result

Pingdom speed result from USA

Responsive design

In order to ensure that your blog or news website loads perfectly on every devices automatic view is pre-built in to it and you can test it by pressing “CTRL” + “+” or here is a screenshot from our android mobile device

responsive design

Mobile test result

Other notable features

  • SEO friendly code to give your articles perform well in search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc
  • Sticky navigation menu and back to top button on ever page or blog post
  • Social media icons at the top and on the footer
  • Show posts or news from the category that you wish in the home page
  • Custom slider ( use only this if its required)
  • 8 widgets
  • Ad option on the sidebar, in the home page and at top where you can ad your adsense or other ad network codes
  • Better stability with core as they roll out new updates when a new wp version is out
  • With the recent update now can add rel=”nofollow” with ad widget, good for saving your back from a Google penalty

Current rating in the repository : 4.9/5.0 from 136 votes which is really great!

If you need more features then you can go with premium version of the package for a small charge

Price for the pro

Pro version price

Final thought

ColorMag seems to be better than other free WordPress magazine themes. Try it yourself to see it how it performs on your blog or news website.

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