With magazine style themes for WordPress you can create a content heavy website and still make it look stylish and simple to navigate. Magazine style websites is like and evolution of the traditional blog design that have been optimized for front and archive pages with a lot of content. Typically, these themes have grid layouts with many options for showing off content from various categories with featured images and social share options. In this review, Iwill look closer into the Nexus theme from Elegant Themes and dive into some of the details and functions. Let us find out how Nexus can make your content stand out and help you set up a professional online magazine..
Nexus theme is a WordPress magazine style theme from with a clean and pleasant design. It is responsive that and will support your mobile strategy well. The theme offers great typographical and each element like the heading, body and header-footer text have perfectly aligned font sizes and colors for a magazine style. Further, with this theme you can ensure that your most important posts get the most prominent spots in front of your visitors. Nexus comes with a easy to use built in homepage builder that allows you to customize by drag and drop. This way you can set up your site the way you want. Apart from this, the theme also includes tons of nice shortcodes for more custom element design as well as unlimited color feature in Theme Customizer. Nexus also has an integrated review rating system for a better scorings needed for products you have. This theme also comes with page templates for the most common pages you need, such as contact us. Let us get right into this theme’s features.
The Nexus Theme homepage immediately wows with its eye catching Image Grids that display your Post and its corresponding image. The Menu is on top and highlights the tab of the page you are on. It also has Social Media icons integrated under the Menu for easy social media linking.
The theme’s archive page template also support setting up an image grid. Notice the elegant date overlay on the featured images.
Each post offers the possibility to setup a full width header image with the title as overlay. In this example, a Sample Post is under Fashion Category that’s also under the Home Page Category. Posts also have a heading option to display the current post’s image and a highlighted heading for emphasis on the Title.
Search the site using the Advanced Search Page and Sitemap for more information on articles and site navigation.
The theme also has custom portfolio choices to choose from. From sizes (small, medium, large) and Style (Portrait Orientation, with Sidebar, No text). Each photo is bordered and can be customized to add descriptive text or none.
The Image Gallery features your images with borders. The background effectively pops your images right out of your screen.
The theme also has Member Login and Contact Us page for secure logins and communication.
Captcha feature is enabled to prevent spammy messages from being sent.
Nexus is a clean and typography focused, responsive magazine theme that is perfect for emphasizing your content with style. With your content thoroughly arranged in a visually appealing way, you will attract more visitors and readers online. Its minimalist style pops out your images and text well so there is not much need for fancy content display. Most of all, the theme exudes a simple and professional vibe that is best for corporate or even personal portfolio sites. You can check out the theme demo here.