Newsmag Theme Review: The Ultimate News Magazine Template

best selling wordpress theme review - Newsmag
best selling wordpress theme review – Newsmag

We have released two series of articles and reviews named, WordPress SEO tutorial and WordPress 101. In order to help you with a deeper understanding of WordPress themes and be easier to choose a good one, we decided to open a new series of best selling WordPress theme reviews.

Newsmag by Power elite author tagDiv is the 1st one to be picked up in this WordPress theme review series because this vendor is so hard working in news, newspaper, magazine, publishing & review theme. They started this business some years ago with Newspaper template which has gained huge sales amount of over 17,000, incredibly high rating & review.

TagDiv has stepped further with NewsMag since the end of 2014. One year passed, however, this theme is still on fire with more than 5000 sales. Now, let’s dig down to understand why it is so hot and is the best selling WordPress theme in the magazine field.

Newsmag Review

Newsmag Theme Review:

It’s different than other templates with so many bells and whistles from plugins which slow down the loading speed. Once you choose one default demo from the separately-generated-CSS-seven demos: Newsmag, Travel, Tech, Sport, Fashion, Video & Classic blog, it takes just seconds to install exactly as the full customization without any struggling. From here, you will have 11 home pages to launch your magazine site.

Newsmag Theme Demos

Supporting 2 famous premium plugins: Slider Revolution and Visual Composer with a total value of 53$, however you only have to pay 49$ for the Newsmag that normally costs 59$ for a similar template.

Besides, this WordPress magazine theme also comes with 27 custom Visual Composer blocks and 22 custom widgets to bring great UX and UI to your site. Other free custom built-in plugins are integrated to provide additional features such as Social Counter to highlight social profiles, Speed Booster to improve the page loading speed, Woo Invoice & Woo Label to enhance your WooCommerce shop.

The special characteristics of Newsmag which helps you distinguish between other items are appearance, how posts & layouts are arranged and displayed. There are multiple layouts, a lot of sample posts and 9 post templates for you to choose. You also can easily customize how many columns you want to show on a page by using smart block content.

Newsmag is designed to handle large amounts of content and keep everything well organized. This theme has a special feature regarding categories customization – On the top section of each category, you can use different grids and styles.

Newsmag can display posts in various ways and use unlimited colors and background options for each category. The Ajax search bar is arranged in the header for easy filtering and searching. All the settings of a template, category, post, and block are available in the theme panel to ensure all things running smoothly.

Newsmag theme grid layout

Newsmag Theme works responsively with Google Adsense which allows you to run ads in the ad boxes located in header, sidebar, article, background and custom add spots just by pasting the relevant codes.

If you prefer other ad networks, you also can use the same way because the theme will render the code on the front end unmodified. In order to optimize SEO, this WordPress magazine theme applies the best clean SEO practices. More than that, taking advantages in SEO from Youtube and Vimeo, Newsmag theme supports videos from these systems by creating playlists with great functions like autoplay, skip to next video, player control…

The translation is also an effortless thing from Newsmag theme because of no coding knowledge required. The theme is translation ready from 90 languages around the world. If you find any incorrect translation, then just share your knowledge. A tutorial to show you how to translate the theme is right below. Take a look in case needed.

My best selling WordPress theme review of Newsmag is more or less in detailed. If you want to experience by yourself or read more, go to ThemeForest by visiting below links. In the next post of my series, I will pick up one theme in the dating field. Let’s guess what theme am I intending? The answer is waiting for you.


  1. If the sniffer crashes or reports a failure, newsmag WordPress theme displays the message above indicating that it has detected a problem.

  2. Hey,
    Nice article, I have a question… I want to know the Newsmag theme is lightweight or going to slow-down my hosting?


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