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35 Best WordPress Themes With RTL Support 2017

WordPress is a prime example of how community sourced efforts can make a platform successful. More than ten years ago, when WordPress was first launched, there weren’t that many options for translating a theme. You had to go through a tedious process, and browsers struggled to keep up with languages like Arabic, Hindi, and others. Fortunately, things have improved. These days WordPress provides native RTL (Right-to-Left) language support. However, this doesn’t mean that all themes are RTL compliant. Some designers skip the process of adding RTL altogether. But, plugins like WPML try to ensure that every theme is translatable.

What we have listed here are the best WordPress themes (design and feature wise) with native WPML and RTL support. We didn’t limit the theme categories whatsoever. What you see is what you get. We have a few business themes and some beautiful creative designs. We included community-based themes, and enough eCommerce themes to keep your needs satisfied.

When you purchase a premium theme, you get premium support. So, if you struggle to connect the dots with language translation, you can hit up the theme developer and get them to help you.

Sahifa

Sahifa

Sahifa is a responsive theme for magazines, blogs, and news publishers. Its different content presentation emphasizes your latest content above everything else. Sahifa was built for efficient loading times, customizable options and a friendly user experience. Content blog presentation has changed a lot over the last couple of years. Brands are using more minimalistic approaches while promoting their individual brand services. Blog themes like Sahifa stick to the old traditions and plaster your content for easy recognition. It’s no surprise that 20,000+ customers have bought this beautiful theme.

Nonetheless, Sahifa is fully customizable. It’s rare to see a blog theme having a page builder for its homepage, but Sahifa has it, and you get to have the freedom of limitless customization. Sahifa’s thoughtfully built theme codebase adapts to device sizes and styles of all ages. It’s easy for designers to say their theme is responsive, but when you test it on a 5+-year-old phone, the site hardly ever works. That won’t be the case here. Sahifa is compatible with multiple major league WordPress plugins. They are WooCommerce, BuddyPress, bbPress, and WPML. The RTL support makes translation process effortless.

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Porto

Porto

Porto is a high-quality, multi-purpose WordPress theme for business websites, content platforms, and eCommerce stores. It feels more like a digital platform than it does a theme. Its rich and complex features take care of the needs of any business out there. Users of the Porto theme are using it for creating sites related to finance, corporate business, agencies, churches, weddings, photography, services, and many other industry fields. With Porto, you have the ability to customize your design to the smallest details. It doesn’t matter whether it’s button colors you want to change or add new elements your website header. Porto’s theme capabilities are diverse and don’t impose strict limitations.

Do you run a multisite? Porto is compatible with WPML. It’s also consistent with community plugins like bbPress and BuddyPress. But, perhaps the most enticing feature, is a separately designed catalog of themes and styles for your WooCommerce store. With Visual Composer and many of the custom components built for it, you will never feel like you are struggling to visualize your ideas in the form of a website design.

In conclusion, the Porto theme has as many features as it has ways of helping you. By which we mean a rigorous documentation and a top-end customer support system, ready to answer your pressing questions.

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Jarvis

Jarvis

Jarvis has managed to become one of the best WordPress one-page & parallax themes. It’s without question amongst the top sellers and sets a precedent for anyone trying to compete with it. Getting Parallax design right is not an easy feat. You have to consider how elements and components interact with each other, and often things can quickly overlap. Jarvis in that sense gains a lot of attraction because its native Parallax support feels natural and smooth.

The rich library of homepage overlay designs is a trending attraction. Create hero headers with text, sliding content, background images, email subscription forms, quotes, video backgrounds, and custom callouts. The most prominent customers of Jarvis include brands, small businesses, and startups. It can be adapted to any other type of a digital outlet though. Custom widgets for services, portfolio, and different types of forms ensure that there is enough diversity for everyone. Jarvis is using a boxed blog design. It helps to put the content body in the center of the page, which further helps for readers to maintain their focus.

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SmartMag

SmartMag

WordPress has come a long way in the last ten years. It wouldn’t be without the help of professional and creative theme developers that it became so successful. Back in the day, websites were simple and straightforward. The concept of creating a sophisticated magazine blog was not as accessible as it is today. SmartMag defines modern WordPress development and creates a fresh perspective on what makes a great magazine design. Not only does SmartMag provides front-end content management options, but the back-end of SmartMag is also all about being easy to use.

With a drag and drop page building functionality, you will never look at designing homepages and blog posts the same way. WordPress bloggers use external third-party plugins to optimize their sites for SEO. But, with SmartMag, you won’t have to. Custom rich snippets and schema markup is part of the theme design, making sure that you get the search engine attention that you deserve.

The site sections feel smooth. If you have spent some time browsing other themes, you may notice that most WordPress themes show a featured content slider only on the homepage. Well, SmartMag does too, but it’s also created in a way where Categories can have their featured post sliders as well. Furthermore, a custom style for bbPress will help you kickstart your digital community alongside your magazine content.

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Valenti

Valenti

Valenti is a state of the art WordPress theme with high definition display support. The template uses a unique item review system, which is applicable for food blogs, gadget websites, and similar projects where reviews are a priority. Nonetheless, it is a magazine theme. Native RTL integration makes the translation of this theme quick and easy. Furthermore, Valenti doesn’t use Visual Composer. Instead, it has its exclusive Page Builder with Drag & Drop functionality. Give yourself the freedom to create a design that you know reflects your vision for your website. Many popular food bloggers, technology writers, and independent affiliate sites are using Valenti to cater to their communities.

With a detailed documentation of Valenti sets a high bar for how a documentation should be built. Themes as complex as this need to have documentations that can support users in making the most of their purchase. In addition to that, you can bootstrap Valenti with custom features, such as adding an online store. Or, creating an online community using a combination of BuddyPress and bbPress. More often than not, you would have to purchase designs for these plugins separately. It’s no wonder than tens of thousands of users have chosen Valenti for this reason.

The reviews post type has three ways of defining a rating. Ratings are described in the form of stars, percentages, or points. You can specify the final verdict as a sub-heading, which then appears in other parts of the site. Users themselves can leave their reviews, but you can disable this feature if you would like to keep reviews exclusive to your opinions.

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Jarida

Jarida

In addition to a clean magazine design combined with review post types, the Jarida theme has overwhelming amounts of widgets and plugins. The retina-ready design feels fresh and looks spectacular on mobile devices with the in-depth responsive support. With Jarida, it’s easier than ever to test your design abilities with a drag and drop homepage layout builder. Customize this theme to reflect your sidebar requirements, choose from two sidebars or a single one. It’s all about the kind of a magazine you plan to build. Translate the theme into your home language using RTL support. Mega menus and shortcodes further enrich your magazine with unique twists and styles.

Customize this theme to reflect your sidebar requirements, choose from two sidebars or a single one. It’s all about the kind of a magazine you plan to build. Translate the theme into your home language using RTL support. Mega menus and shortcodes further enrich your magazine with unique twists and styles.

Like we said, Jarida tampers with custom widgets and shortcodes. Some of them are, Twitter and Flickr feeds, FeedBurner subscriber form, custom content tabs, product reviews, social icons, banners, custom author content, YouTube subscription button, and so much more. In total, there are 30+ custom widgets. The shortcodes include buttons, boxes, columns, drop caps, dividers, and lots of social media icons.

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Hook

Hook is a superior WordPress theme suitable for any kind of business. It works on real estate, architecture, photography studio, for lawyers, consultants, and more. It counts with 23 demos and counting to make your day! Hook is one-click installation away of running fully on your computer. It will generate automatic con and tons of pre-built designs within seconds. It even offers tons of amazing typography and icons from well-known providers. When you choose Hook, you save money: it uses Visual composer page builder and RTL. All elements are easy to drag and drop or just arrange differently. Do it with confidence as devices and browsers responsiveness is the best!

Hook is extremely flexible and powerful; it has more than 70 pre-built pages and 61 elements. It offers amazing features, like unlimited sidebars (4 by default) and a footer builder. One of its props is the support of 4 custom post types like slides or testimonials. It is definitely crafted with care to make your business shine! To be more attractive for you, Hook is fully compatible with WooCommerce, ready to sell online. It also provides a very solid and fast support that is always available. Start a great experience for your business! Get Hook!

 

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Goodnews

Goodnews

Goodnews is a responsive WordPress theme for magazines, blogs, and content publishing platforms. The theme prioritizes several factors, but most important the user experience, the potential user interests, and how the user is going to interpret the design. With concise attention paid towards experience, the Goodnews theme is as suitable for beginners as it is for media publishers. Hence, if you have a unique design in your mind, then adding it to the Goodnews theme will be an easy accomplishment.

It can often be overlooked how much work goes into creating this level of design. It’s no wonder that Goodnews has over 5,000 sales, and just as many comments. The support coming from Momizat is all about customer satisfaction. If customers are happy, then they will surely help with leaving good feedback. Despite so many other magazine themes, in particular, those with RTL support, we feel that Goodnews excels in uniqueness and creativity. Would you like to monetize your content? Easy, just use the Advertising options panel to spread ads throughout your magazine.

You can launch your unique forum community using the fully supported bbPress integration, or take it a step further, and activate BuddyPress for a genuine social magazine experience.

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Voice

Voice

Voice is a magazine and blog WordPress theme with a wonderful mobile design. Bloggers, magazine brands, and editorial publishers are a large proportion of the Voice theme clientele. Nevertheless, developing a theme that can attract thousands of customers isn’t a small feat. If it were, every single theme would have that many customers. This sets themes like Voice apart from the rest. It gives the developers motivation to enrich the theme beyond their initial plan. And with Voice, it certainly has been the case.

The Advanced Theme Options let you manage the smallest details of your site. Things like general settings, sidebar styling, header and footer styles, even custom content presentation techniques. You don’t have to know any programming to apply custom settings to any part of your site. Voice takes performance seriously, and favorite website speed testing sites report this themes performance as 72% faster than any other site. The performance grade score is 98/100 — this level of performance is hard to come by.

Even more so, when you talk about magazine themes. Furthermore, you don’t have to manage the RTL files manually. Instead, you can translate parts of your site from the admin dashboard. How’s that for accessibility. Overall, we rate this theme highly and know that it can get the job done despite the site of your project.

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Envision

Envision

Envision is a retina-ready and responsive WordPress theme with multiple purposes. It’s most popular use case is agencies, startups, small businesses, and creative artists. The WooCommerce plugin support makes it that selling products is painless, and convenient for you as a business. Envision theme uses its Drag & Drop page building framework. It’s stuffed with 50+ different widgets. You can insert these widgets into any part of your site, whether it’s a row or a column.

The themes control panel is all about the little changes, you know, like colors and typography. The skin management group is all about quickly changing colors across the board of your site. Although Envision comes with a page builder, it can take time to time get a little overwhelming to create simple pages with a page builder. In those cases, you have the option to create custom shortcodes and populate your page designs with those instead.

This theme includes WPML support, Revolution Slider, WooCommerce, RTL, and support for most prominent font providers. Services like Google Fonts, Fontdeck, Typekit, and Webtype are all supported. In the visual department, you get a little over 1,500 vector icons that are ready to be put into any part of your design. Icons are commonly used to streamline the user experience based on your services or products that you provide.

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Lambda

Lambda

Lamda is a staggering WordPress premium theme based on a multipurpose concept. The use cases are virtually limitless. Going through the demo presentations, we see that Lambda is being used across a wide range of website types. The likes of corporate, creative, restaurant, magazine, personal, hotel, blog, landing page, yoga, charity, photography, and countless others. And we mean it when we say countless. It’s not common to see a WordPress theme for logistics, that can also be turned into a fashion magazine.

So, how come Lambda is capable of this? First of all, it’s all about Visual Composer, but also the designer’s creativity. It’s not an easy thing to do, to create more than 50 free domes for your customers. Lambda includes Slider Revolution, Isotope Filter, Visual Composer, and support for plugins like Yoast, W3 Total Cache, Envato Toolkit, WooCommerce, and others. Lambda is powered by Bootstrap 3, and provides one-click installing solutions for any of its demo websites. The overall site style and colors can be adjusted within a click of a button.

Despite its richness in designs and functionality, the codebase of Lambda is kept minimal and clean. The perfect combination for other WordPress developers who would like to dive into the code and customize it. Nevertheless, this beautiful theme is optimized for best performance, great SEO markup, and content readability. At the end of the day, it’s how easy it is to read your content that matters. Yes, it is possible to translate this theme with RTL!

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Multinews

Multinews

Multinews focuses solely on what makes modern magazines great and trending. This premium responsive theme comes with a stellar content design, perfect for content blogs and magazines. Nowadays, it’s rare to see blogs use two sidebar styling, but Multinews makes this concept work flawlessly. The second sidebar area is suitable for trending and popular content widgets. When the big news drop, you want to put them directly into the viewpoint of the reader. The flipping feature for posts creates a book style navigation between previous and next post on your magazine. Everything is powered by AJAX, so users aren’t forced to refresh the site.

Furthermore, this theme can quickly be turned into a social community enterprise. That’s possible with the custom styling for BuddyPress and bbPress plugins. Let your visitors create an account on your site, and enable comments only for registered users. It will help to keep the spam away, and the discussions far more meaningful. The theme’s search function is also AJAX powered. Users can type in their search keyword and get a live feed of content that reflects their search terms.

With a custom MailChimp widget, collecting email subscribers will become effortless. Why spend $10+ on a custom plugin, when it’s given to you for free. Albeit, as part of this theme. Magazine owners who plan to publish reviews, rest assured that Multinews includes star ratings, which will also be shown in Google search results when people search for a particular review.

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JustShop

JustShop

JustShop is an RTL ready WordPress theme for eCommerce sellers. Sure, the developers mention that JustShop is for bakeries and cake stores, but anyone who has used WordPress will know that these types of themes can be applied to virtually any type of a product site. The fact that JustShop runs with Visual Composer is enough to justify your ability to customize your pages in whichever way you like. Color schemes are based on custom settings so that you can select your favorite color, and it will be applied sitewide. Headers of JustShop work in similar fashion. If you don’t fancy the default one, just choose from any of the other six, and you’re set.

Content visibility is optimized for search engines like Google and Bing. It’s not a secret that eCommerce sites need search engine traffic to succeed. JustShop aligns your headings and meta tags so that they are instantly recognized by search robots. Furthermore, you get an in-depth integration of the Schema markup. The Schema settings are all about content ratings, featured images, and similar relevant content data that shows up in search results. The eCommerce part of this theme has its layer of unique features. With Image

The eCommerce part of this theme has its layer of unique features. With Image Zoom, customers can zoom into images while hovering over them. The AJAX loading elements create a smooth browsing experience. You can show products in grids, lists, and select the number of product columns. All in all, it’s a content-focused theme that focuses on your product display.

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Publisher

Publisher

Digital publishing is no small feat. Whether you blog for personal reasons or operate a trending magazine, you have to have the right design to meet modern standards. The publisher is a unique WordPress magazine theme with many useful plugins, widgets, and features. The theme management interface is intuitive and lets you quickly adjust your blog with customizations specified by you. Publisher theme wants you to be the boss of everything. It gives you ideas and creative demo concepts, but ultimately you have the control over how it all flows together.

Responsiveness combined with stylish design is a one-way ticket towards publishing success. And we were impressed with the nearly 100 unique homepage designs. You can pick from more than 70+ homepage blocks, which you can also add into your pages. The header is “smart” sticky and goes along with the reader throughout their browsing experience. The documentation covers anything you need to know about using Publisher to structure a stunning publishing enterprise. The high

The high-performance codebase is all about website speed. These days, it’s a critical component for a successful internet site, to ensure fast loading times even for visually demanding content. Publisher helps you out with lazy loading whenever it can, even on the homepage. Lazy loading stops you from wasting precious bandwidth by loading visual images only when they come into the viewport of the reader.

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Throne

Throne

Throne is for all you creative personal bloggers. Nevertheless, marketing enthusiasts, magazines, and niche bloggers have all used Throne on their blogs as well. Itis good to see theme creators go out of the way to deliver a multi-purpose design. And given the 2,300+ sales for Throne, we know that this theme works. With flexible customization, you can customize Throne to match your design ideas and concepts.

Designing a professional website shouldn’t be hard. Some businesses spend absurd amounts of money to get a design that could easily be replicated with a WordPress theme such as this. The three main focus points of Throne are responsive mobile design, modern typography, and a strong emphasis on content readability.

Social media sharing is important. These days, it’s a key point for a successful website. Despite Google still being the king of search, social platforms like Facebook are catching up regarding how many clicks they can deliver. If users don’t share your content because you haven’t added social media buttons, then you have a problem. But, rest assured that Throne is a socially optimized theme. Your readers will get to share your content on Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, and multiple other of the world’s leading social media sites.

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NewsPlus

NewsPlus

Online magazines and publishers have used NewsPlus for years to power their digital outlets. NewsPlus is an all-purpose WordPress theme specifically crafted for news blogs, magazines, and digital publishing platforms. It’s constructed with concepts like SEO support right from the beginning. Unlike numerous other WordPress themes, the NewsPlus uses a page builder called King Composer. This builder is equipped with an intuitive page building interface, on top of a real-time changes algorithm, and many beautiful websites components to style your website with.

Furthermore, you get an addon called Total Recipe Generator which is exclusive to King Composer. This recipe generator is amplified with Schema settings, so your recipes get picked up by search engines. To compliment your recipes, why not add some essential nutrition facts about the products you are using in each recipe. NewsPlus includes an add-on with more than 40+ unique nutrient input boxes.

Likewise, the SEO powered with Schema markup as well. Our verdict is simple; this is a potent responsive WordPress theme for magazines, food bloggers, and general review websites.

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SeaShell

SeaShell

SeaShell sits at the back of a modern layout, created by the Meks team; a bunch of highly experienced WordPress developers. SeaShell is an idea theme choice for niche blogs, marketing professionals, personal bloggers, influencer blogs, and similar types of blogs. With SeaShell, you are frequently reminded to let the heaviness of modern features go, and only focus on your content. While there are some variations available for the homepage, generally the SeaShell theme runs on classical WordPress blog layout.

You can brand your blog with your fonts, colors, and header alignment. Sidebars are universally structured, and individual pages or posts can have their sidebars! Very useful for WordPress niche blogs that specialize in product promotion and affiliate marketing. Sometimes it can be tedious to have only one sidebar for the whole of your site. For those of you who come from countries with foreign languages, you get an inbuilt theme translation engine. Change the language of buttons, entries, etc.languages, only by typing in the new translation. Works flawlessly with Arabic words, too!

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Thrive

Thrive

Thrive is a community WordPress theme. Coming by one of these is hardly standard. With Thrive, you can instantly bootstrap an online community. Be it an educational center, a general community, or an intranet community that you plan to launch. Community websites on WordPress are possible because of BuddyPress. Thrive supports not only that, but also Gears, RTMedia, and BuddyDocs plugins. Other plugins it supports are Revolution Slider, Visual Form Builder, Visual Composer, Project Management, WP-Polls, Events Calendar, WooCommerce, and bbPress! If you analyze these carefully, you will see the high-level of functionality that your community site is going to have with Thrive!

Community sites are always based on a user to user interaction. You need ways to enable users to upload and share files, having a documentation section can also be helpful. Thrive gives you all that, and also a live messenger application, custom events manager, and the ability to create a members-only platform with private registrations. Mobile-friendly design means that your members can take their community with them anywhere they go.

If it’s your first time building a community with WordPress, don’t fret your lack of experience. You have several options for gaining support, one of which is contacting the developers directly. All Envato themes come with a support package, making sure that customers get their money worth every time. The second option is to use the neatly organized documentation. It explains how Thrive works, and in how many ways you can create a custom community website.

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Volt

Volt

Volt is a stylish WordPress theme for magazines, editorial sites, and newspapers. It prioritizes readability over anything else, giving you enough room to place your ads and custom content. You can swap different parts of the layout to create a more personalized design that’s suitable for your magazine. The design of Volt feels clean and is without question ready to serve your mobile readers with a precise, responsive design.

The theme is fully RTL compatible, so you can make a full translation in your native language if you so desire. The menu is kept minimal, with the option to create it sticky. Magazine brands who plan to sell products, tickets, or similar content can take advantage of WooCommerce’s plugin integration. The post slide is powered by FlexSlider with native AJAX functionality. If you aren’t a big fan of a white background, you can use a background image to personalize the user experience further.

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PowerMag

PowerMag

PowerMag is a powerful theme for reviews and magazine projects. The design feels mature and ready for high-level content production. The color scheme is often seen on niches like gaming, so all you gaming enthusiasts take note of this sophisticated theme. PowerMag has a custom code compression algorithm, which makes it so that your website loads quickly. Want different customization tools? You won’t need them because PowerMag’s layout is customizable with Visual Composer. Choose from the 30+ custom elements to add your pages and posts.

You can make your images stand out with JackBox Lightbox plugin, which is mobile responsive, or show off how many social media followers you have using the Social Counts Plus plugin. The review system is where this theme starts to show its uniqueness.

The review form is based on an entirely independent design, which of course, can be modified. When you put a review into your posts, it will never go unnoticed by the reader. It’s built to stand out. And if affiliate marketing is part of your business strategy, then you will get a lot of support from this plugin regarding increasing your affiliate sales.

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MediaCenter

MediaCenter

MediaCenter is a WooCommerce template for electronics, technology, and gadget stores. Its particular design creates a strong atmosphere for your digital customers. With tools like live content search, your customers can easily find the products they love in real-time. Also, you will find that installing MediaCenter is relatively easy compared to other WooCommerce themes. We attribute this process to the extensive video documentation.

An actual rundown of how the theme works by the authors themselves. Even a written documentation can’t top that, although it is included. The store design feels nice and professional. It’s clear that MediaCenter isn’t just for small stores. There are way too many ways for you to display and arrange products for this to be a small-scale eCommerce theme.

Translation is readily available, but if you struggle then use the video tutorial to understand how the site can be translated into your language. eCommerce specific features include a product wishlist, a product comparison table, brands pages (the people who sell on your site), custom product filters, but also product labels. The labels are typically used to highlight sales, best-selling items, and any promotions you have got going on.

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Herald

Herald

Finding a magazine theme that you like is often a tedious task. You find yourself comparing designs to that of successful and established publishers already, and often you can’t pinpoint which approach to take. That’s why we think Herald theme is going to save you from this painful situation. It is, in fact, based on similar design patterns that you can find on other magazines sites. It’s that thoughtful mix of clean design with lots of content displays in multiple variations. For example, magazine sites often use grid layouts to display multiple posts from a single category.

Herald theme has multiple grid-post-widgets that you can place on the homepage. It makes it easy for you to feature certain post categories. For magazine sites, it’s all about putting content where it can be easily seen. The widgets that show content are module-based, so you can go to the Homepage builder, and rearrange those modules in any way imaginable. It is recommended by the theme creators, and they report that there are up to 500 unique ways to position those modules. It’s an impressive number, but not without the fact that more than 2,000 people have purchased this premium magazine and news theme.

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ShiftCV

ShiftCV

It’s such an overlooked thing amongst freelancers and graphic designers, to host their CV online. As an online entrepreneur, your best work is in digital format. If you write content articles, then it’s much more flexible to show them on your online CV, rather than bring printed out articles. That in itself is something that doesn’t really work in the job industry. These days, most companies that hire writers or designers, will inspect your digital portfolio when making their final judgment.

So, ShiftCV is an excellent solution for creating a spectacular digital blueprint of your working career. With jQuery animations, you can quickly organize your actual resume details, include portfolio items of previous work, showcase client testimonials, and include contact information. It’s totally translation ready.

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Toranj

Toranj

Toranj is a creative WP theme for agencies, photographers, architects, and those in similar positions and/or business types. With its large database of video tutorials and an online documentation, even the least experienced WordPress users can adapt their ideas to this theme. With a consistent admin panel, you can enjoy having fun while easily changing your site’s appearance. The existing Toranj customers praise this theme’s gallery and portfolio display capabilities. Both galleries and portfolios have multiple ways of being shown across pages and posts.

You can add videos from YouTube or Vimeo, or upload your own HTML5 video content, and then display it with a smooth lightbox. The Lightbox feature is a modal popup that shows your videos on the same page, but outside of the content area. It is super popular amongst videographers who wish to promote their best video work.

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Ideas

Ideas

When you open the Ideas theme it instantly feels different. You try to scroll down, but it’s not doing it. The reason why? The Ideas theme is a full-screen WordPress theme. It uses a full-screen background for the homepage, whereas the menu acts as the primary navigation solution. The number one reason why Ideas is so popular is its dedicated Portfolio section.

With Ideas, it’s easy to bootstrap an album, gallery, and filter-based portfolio. Furthermore, if a modern display isn’t your thing, you can stick to tradition 1-2-3-4 column displays. Naturally, this has made Ideas a trending theme for photographers, videographers, and fashion designers who have a need for outstanding website design.

Of course, it comes with a blog. It’s best described as a portfolio theme with creative touches, but not without blogging capabilities. And with 30+ shortcodes, you can publish even your most demanding creative concepts. For example, you can show information popups, content headings, content slideshows, alert boxes, callout boxes, and clients list with only a shortcode alone.

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BoomBox

BoomBox

Viral themes have taken WordPress sites by the storm. Whereas five years ago everyone had to use another CMS because WordPress developers hadn’t yet realized how popular this niche would become. If you visit sites like Facebook or Twitter, you will have noticed the insane number of “click bait” blogs. Well, sometimes they are also called Viral blogs. The BoomBox theme is probably one of the most successful themes in its niche. It continues to draw in hundreds of new users every month. So, what exactly makes BoomBox so popular? Is it the 10+ demo’s, or is it the design, or the unique features? Our best guess is that it’s a combination of all.

BoomBox has concise viral tools and features inbuilt into the theme. Without these features, it’s really hard to run a successful viral news blog or magazine. You have to engage your readers somehow, and once you do, they will share your content across the web endlessly. Have you ever seen personality tests and quizzes? Guess what, they are typically hosted on sites with viral content principles. That’s where BoomBox gains a lot of respect from its users.

Your members can create their own “meme” photos with custom images and text, and you can create beautiful content polls where everyone gets to cast their vote. And as it happens, it does include a quiz building platform for crafting those viral personality tests. Some of the layouts provide an option for your site visitors to submit their own content.

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Candidate

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Candidate is a theme for political, nonprofit, and church themed blogs. Within each of those categories, you can find plenty of special attributes that provide a bona fide experience. Take for example political websites. If you are a freelance web developer, you may eventually land a contract with your local government to build a website for them. Why go through all the trouble of starting from scratch, when Candidate gives you that distinct framework to use?

With literally no effort on your part, you can display a donation button (for either of the categories), and links to events, voting, and volunteering opportunities. You won’t have to create a separate mobile design because Candidate is a true responsive theme. It figures out the hard work of container alignment for you.

For publishing events, you can tap into the versatile Event Calendar plugin’s features. For page building, you will use Visual Composer. And if you ever want to hand over the website management to another person, they can quickly learn how to use VC themselves.

Charity and nonprofit websites that plan to collect donations can do so with WooCommerce support. Likewise, translation is done through the native RTL/WPML integration. There are thirteen gallery display types, three portfolio styles, and six blog post types. On top of that, you can add MailChimp forms, social media widgets, and include any of the Google Fonts.

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ALYoum

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Every designer and every theme have something special to offer. Everyone sees the world, and indeed the internet, in their own way. We say that because ALYoum is an exceptional WordPress magazine theme. With its responsive design, shortcode generator, and rating system — it enables for anyone to create their magazine community quickly. Rest assured that ALYoum works with WPML, WooCommerce, BuddyPress and bbPress plugins.

In relation to the design, ALYoum uses dual sidebar layout, with your content in the middle. This design approach of two sidebars hasn’t been given the credit it deserves. More and more magazines depend on internal advertising to support their business. And what better way to display ads if not by having multiple sidebars.

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PinThis

PinThis

Creating your own Pinterest-style layout from scratch would take up a significant amount of time. It might look like Pinterest is simple, but that’s exactly how professional designs work. Their simplicity is often backed up by complex code structure at the back-end. With PinThis, you can strip away the need to write any code at all. This Pinterest-themed style suits not only photographers but also photography communities. Pinterest is surely a great platform, with millions of active users, but having a community of your own for a specific niche is so much nicer. It gives you control over the course of the platform. And it helps to collect like-minded individual into a single community.

For this, and many other, reasons you will fall in love with PinThis and everything it provides. Depending on the type of community to plan to run, you can enable direct embeds for video and audio files. PinThis has been extra-optimized for high-speed, high-quality pixel design, SEO, and usability. Its header combines the elements of categories, menu, search form, and user account management options.

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Quince

Quince

Quince themes professionalism will be hard not to notice. It is indeed a modern theme that feels clean, fresh, and modern at the same time. It’s compatible with some of the best WordPress plugins on the market right now. You know, the likes of Essential Grid, and Revolution Slider. It’s SEO friendly by default but welcomes the additional functionality of other popular SEO plugins. You can translate as little or as much as you need.

Its responsive design translates to mobile screens fluently. Homepage, pages, and posts have the option to be shown in boxed or full-width presentations. It’s also flexible enough to be transformed into a one-page WordPress design. If you need an RTL supported theme for a new business you’re launching, well, Quince gets the job done. Product features, feature highlights, customer reviews, and smooth component alignment alone makes Quince a top pick.

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Wiz

Wiz

Wiz is a “smart” WordPress theme with multipurpose functionality. It has seen customers in industries like travel, freelance, health, food, marketing, corporate, and photography. Of course, the Wiz theme designers ensured that each of those industries has their demo. It’s undervalued how much people appreciate when designer agencies prepare real demos that justify the “multipurpose” tag. In the case of Wiz, we feel they have done an incredible job at putting together so many varying demos. So, what makes this theme so powerful in the first place? Surely providing so many demos comes at a cost. Moreover, luckily for you, it doesn’t cost you a cent.

The Wiz theme includes a number of premium plugins that have a total value of up to $200. Yours free, forever. In no particular order, those plugins are Layered Popups, Layer Slider, Ultimate Visual Composer Addons, and a few more. Do you want to add an online store to your corporate website? It’s easy. The eCommerce theme for WooCommerce is already designed. Alternatively, maybe you want to launch a forum for your Meditation community? Just as easy. Wiz has full support for the bbPress Forum plugin. Yes, despite its numerous amazing facets, it is also translation-ready.

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Puzzles

Puzzles

Puzzles have a design like no other theme. It’s the ultimate solution for creating an indistinguishable website. As for the primary content purpose, the Puzzles theme adapts to movies, games, music, video, and reviews posts. Each with their unique style. However, you must be asking by now, why is the name Puzzles? It is so because Puzzles bases its layout on a puzzle-style grid. It’s actually similar to the infamous Metro design that came from Microsoft.

While Puzzles fits perfectly for personal blogs, it would make for one heck of a dynamic magazine theme. Fortunately, it is suitable for magazine blogs. As a magazine theme it is quite packed with features for to you enjoy as well. At the top of the list, you have a modernistic responsive layout, three styles for displaying blog posts, a limitless number of color themes, custom options for site header, and logo/favicon management. Well, these are more like design features than they are anything else. In the plugins/widgets department, you got eight custom widgets, free XML sample data, responsive galleries, unlimited sidebars, and threaded comments for archiving content discussions.

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Engine

Engine

Engine is a real next generation WordPress theme for big time editorial sites. The IndustrialThemes developers have outdone themselves with something as intricate as the Engine platform. At this period, the Engine theme happily provides a stunning state of the art design for sites about games, gadgets, technology, video, general news, and virtually every other significant industry topic. It is because of two noteworthy features that Engine has attracted to itself a large base of customers. First one is a fully integrated page builder based on drag & drop principles, and the second is a “mini sites” feature for creating sub-communities.

Some of you may have heard of sites like Engadget before. Well, with Engine theme, you can recreate those familiar experiences. Another name you might have heard of is Kotaku. Again, with Engine, you can create communities just like that, and just as big too! You can add a navigation option for each of your mini-sites at the top of the site. When users hover over those links, they get to see the most recent content for those sections in a true mega-menu style.

It’s an absolute beast of a WordPress theme. The demo version includes examples for layouts like classic, long-form, and billboard. Other examples you may find in the demo are bbPress, WooCommerce, and BuddyPress. By itself, this theme already outperforms many other similar themes that have tried to achieve this goal. However, giving users the option to translate this theme into any language is a cherry on the top.

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Flatastic

Flatastic

It has been an incredible journey to cover some of the most fantastic and most trending WordPress themes with RTL support. We are going to wrap this up (for now) with a theme called Flatastic. This beauty adapts to several blog and website styles, including classic, corporate, one-page, construction, and interior. It does it so eloquently that you can’t tell whether each of those styles is using a different theme. That’s how versatile is the Flatastic template.

With the purchase of Flatastic, you can enjoy the luxury of several premium plugins. You already know of Visual Composer, but did you know there is an ultimate addons package available for it? It’s yours, free, with the purchase of this theme. You also get Chat X — a WordPress plugin for adding a real-time chatting widget to your site. It’s amazing how quickly your sales can increase when you start providing live support.

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Alex Ivanovs

Alex is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience in design, development, and small business. His work has been featured in publications like Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, TheNextWeb, and others.

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