In today’s infectious roundup, we share the best WordPress viral themes for 2017. We have a feeling that readers (who’ve landed here from Google) might be self-starting entrepreneurs looking to launch a website along the lines of Buzzfeed, 9gag, Upworthy or boredpanda using the WordPress CMS as a platform. Well, let me tell ya, these themes are good place to start.
Most viral websites share a particular aesthetic–big, bold typography, and bright colors, with a focus on content. Unlike many of the current web design trends, which embrace a kind of minimalist, monotone elegance, you could almost describe the average viral site as gaudy. Lots of vibrant, eye catching buttons, badges, and imagery. Some might find ’em ugly, but, hey–if it works, it works. Read More
For this WordPress roundup, we loaded up the best gaming magazine themes available for 2017. Aspiring publishers, writers, reviewers and game bloggers looking to build the next IGN, PC Gamer, or Game Informer can pull a cost-effective, quick, and easy starting point from this list.
We tried to keep our selections as recent as possible, and limit the picks to game magazine themes released within the last year (with a couple of exceptions). Industry-appropriate design was our top priority–gaming magazine themes ought to tap into a fairly specific, familiar aesthetic–and the features set was our secondary consideration. Features like WooCommerce shopping cart functionality, and support for popular third-party community/forum building plugins (like bbPress) are nice to have. Many of these themes offer Visual Composer, or a comparable drag & drop page builder. Read More
In this Siteturner roundup we take a look at the best free responsive WordPress blog themes for writers. If you’re a blogger looking for a simple, great-looking WordPress blogging theme, there’s plenty of great options out there that can get you started without having to reach for your wallet.
Obviously, there are a lot of free WordPress themes out there. How could we possible narrow it down, you ask? Though the selections on this list were partly influenced by personal taste, we did have some specific must-haves in mind when putting it together. Read More