FrezNews is a minimalist and best magazine WordPress theme from Themecountry. The theme can fit to any news portals or WordPress blogs where content is everything. Having been optimized with custom magazine layout, it really needs no coding skills. You are getting page layout options, widgets, style controls and visual options.
The header, single post, blog, footer, sidebar and all sections are covered by pre-defined options panel. It will keep posting news on home, category and other featured listing pages automatically. This is the only journal WordPress theme with SEO friendly and adsense optimized layout.
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Frontpage : The product documentation explains a lot about homepage setup. It says that homepage is getting a magazine style layout so that site owners don’t have to work manually. Just pick magazine widgets to display featured posts in unique styles. Admin user can select a categories for home sections and then define total number of posts and custom title for each block.
You can either follow a magazine/news or blog style homepage that really depends on your goal. Affiliate marketers and bloggers choose list style blog as homepage. Those people who writes news about multiple topics can use magazine type homepage. The spacing used between content columns and font style looks impressive in demo.
Theme Options : Whatever features we will discuss in FrezNews review is covered by options panel. You are ready to work with visual options without coding knowledge. Just a basic knowledge of computer and WordPress is enough to manage a journal site. The main theme options include typography, colors, header, font, blog posts, homepage, widget areas, ad sections and more.
Footer : We have seen many people ignoring footer for content promotion. The demo says that footer can be good place to promote featured posts, social links, author detail and newsletter form. You have 4 widgets columns in footer area so that readers are connected to contents again when they reach on bottom.
If you have boring design then people would easily leave your website from single post, footer and other sections. The “Back To Top” is a floating link given on the right bottom side with this magazine template. You can always see it ready to take you to the top of the website with one click only.
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This section is going to discuss all the features that we found with single blog post. All blog article can not be effective with useful information and widgetized sidebar. Those elements are definitely helpful but you have to add other features to create engaging blog stories. Then only you can stop people bouncing from your site and make them check stories infinitely.
Related Post : Authors can define number of similar posts to be promoted under this section. The tags and categories any one taxonomy is selected as base source to fetch the related post entries. We found 2 styles for related articles that either uses thumbnail or title in list mode. User mostly prefer to keep checking many articles with this feature.
As a result, you can keep readers on website for longer especially when they are getting bored from current post. The thumbnails used with related posts and catchy articles will entice user to check more stories. FrezNews has been rated as one of the best WordPress news blogging theme for it’s engaging features list.
Post Navigation : Next/Previous post links are placed below every post with post navigation system. You can suggest readers to go onto old or new story directly from In-Post navigation panel. This feature uses text headlines to promote the post entries. The author box and comments are other basic but useful features found on blog post screen.
Sharing Options : Big news websites and magazines use social media feature as free content marketing tool. If yo attach sharing buttons for many social sites with each blog article, then it would surely get lots of shares. It won’t just give you many visitors with social shares but also boost SEO rank with social signals. The social media profile links posted in widget areas can boost social followers.
This is how you can get number of readers for all your future article released from the website.
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Banner Options : A content marketing journal website would always need some income stream for long term survival. In this case, this WordPress theme provides Ad management support for banners and ads. You can use homepage, single post, single post and archive page to display Ads.
We wound banner spots under navigation and above footer area. Single post ads has 5 locations that include top, middle (3), and bottom area. Magazine websites can use Adsense, or Affiliate ad banners or both for monetization.
Header : You should not miss using custom header that provides top section with button menu, social navigation channel and search option. The very top header area shows a big banner that easily gets visitor’s attention. The main header area covers left space to logo with tag-line and main menu with drop-down on right side.
News Ticker : We have seen this type of “Breaking News” ticker bar with many top authority news and magazine sites. Most of the journal websites use it so that visitors can check fresh news stories instantly from any page on the site. You can setup news ticker by selecting category and other options like scrolling speed, number of posts etc. Two sided navigation arrows are displayed so that readers can check out news from both end easily.
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