13 Free Professional Looking WordPress Magazine Style/CMS Themes You Wish You Knew Earlier

Hello There! I’m finally back in action after the exams and Holidays with a whole new design. As you know, the WordPress is a semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. But some websites use this great blogging platform as a CMS. With its flexibility and power, WordPress can be customized into a full fledged CMS, and many people are already doing just that. Here you will find a collection with themes aimed for use as CMS. It comes with 13 completely FREE and unique professional Magazine Style/CMS themes.

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Ashford CMS Theme

Ashford WordPress Theme

The Ashford for WordPress theme framework is free. And can be used as a CMS theme. Thousands of online professionals and developers have downloaded Ashford to empower remarkable WordPress web sites

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Paintbox CMS

Paintbox CMS

Paintbox-CMS is a grid based CMS theme layered on my actual theme-canvas Paintbox (Check it out here). It comes with a smooth 960 grid layout plus some creative jQuery effects for content loading.

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MIMBO WordPress Magazine Theme

Mimbo

It is a clean, customizable magazine-style theme for WordPress. It’s also a simple framework which can be modified with child themes, discussed further down in the documentation.It can also be used as a CMS for sure.

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The Morning After

themorningafter

The Morning After is a magazine-style theme for WordPress created by Arun Kale. The theme was created based on a brief survey on the WordPress forums about what people would want to see in a unique magazine-style theme.

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Linoluna: Magazine-style Theme for WordPress

linoluna

The Linoluno is a great looking wordpress cms theme where the content is presented in a very pleasing way. You have a featured post column in the front and other posts below it, carrying a description and a picture alongwith. The theme use the WordPress template tags quite extensively but still, it is very easy to use.

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Corporate Life free wordpress theme

Corporate Life

Corporate Life is a magazine-style theme for WordPress with 3 skins for your blog to make it match your taste to the maximum. It is a free WordPress theme created within the frames of Getacustomdesign.com project. It is perfect for small corporate websites

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Channel – Free WordPress theme

Channel

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WordPress Magazine theme

magazine

WordPress Magazine theme is a 3-column WordPress theme features a tableless and unique design, improved widget support (3 sidebars), dropdown navigation, valid CSS & valid XHTML.

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Magiting

Magiting

Magiting is a featured-packed and multi-colored free WordPress theme with TweetMeme retweet button. It has 2 columns, with an easy Options page for customization.

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IsoTherm News

IsoTherm News Theme

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Radioactive Free Premium Worpress Theme

radioactive

This theme has custom settings for the home page and a dynamic menu for categories. The sidebar has 3 regions for widgets. Radioactive is a Premium WordPress Magazine Theme that can meet all your needs.

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Blue Rooster

Blue Rooster

he theme is a two column layout with a extra templates that can convert your blog into a CMS. The sidebar and footer are both widgetized, author and category templates included, as well as social buttons already intact. The theme style is a mix of rounded corners, flat edges and wooden elements with a schema of muted, dark colors on a plain white surface.

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Wordousel Lite

Wordousel lite

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Discussion

  • Tim Bednar

    Thanks for listing Ashford, it is nice to be mentioned in the company of other great themes.

    • http://www.cssreflex.com Naeem Noor

      it’s my pleasure.

  • http://www.tipografo.org Tipografo

    Thanks for listing Paintbox-CMS too, lots of quality themes in this post (as usual)!

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  • http://astechsolutions.in Sanat

    You forgot arthemia

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  • naveed

    beautiful collection

    • http://www.cssreflex.com Naeem Noor

      Thanks naveed for stopping by :D

  • Dre Armeda

    I appreciate the mention :)
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  • http://www.denbagus.net denbagus

    i like blue rooster. thank you for information
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  • arimbawa

    very helpful finally i got theme for my blog

  • http://www.seksarkadasi.com seks arkadaşı

    beautiful collection thank you

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  • Andrea

    Worth surfing here. Loved your collections! Hope you can add more next time. Thanks.

  • Lauren Stewart

    Email marketing is quite effective in lead generation. i made a couple of affiliate sales by email marketing alone,~~

  • http://www.visionground.com Wordpress Magazine Themes

    Nice themes! I think I will use one of these for my gaming magazine! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://tolga.kaprol.net tolga kaprol

    ChaNNel is very funny name.

    Just read capitals of theme name ;)

  • Hassan Akhtar

    Hey buddy nice to see a talented blogger from Pakistan. You rock!!

    • http://www.cssreflex.com Naeem Noor

      Thank you Hassan.

  • http://www.carcinomatype.com Carcinomatype.com

    I think you haven’t seen latest magazine themes, you can get 12 Best Magazine wordpress themes of 2011 @ http://www.nichewp.com/12-best-magazine-wordpress-themes-of-2011.html

  • http://www.webdesignstuff.co/ Web Design Stuff

    Great collection. thank you.

  • http://www.toptansaat.net/ Toptan saat

    I like the structure theme. Simple and clean so people can find what they wnat fast. Page should load faster also.

  • http://www.cervenykoberec.cz/ victor

    well the Magiting theme, the rest is just normal

  • http://www.sparkyhub.com akhil

    Great collection….

  • upender kaushik

    really awesome 13 collection themes here!!!