WPZOOM Derive – Best Travel Magazine WordPress Blogging Theme

Dérive is a best travel & photo blogging theme introduced by WPZOOM. The premium theme helps bloggers to create visual appealing stories using interactive elements. I have seen very few photography WordPress themes having these many features that would simplify blogging for modern travel bloggers.

Dérive - WPZOOM Travel Photography WordPress Blogging Magazine Theme

Derive has widgets and other single post features to help you make revenue by promoting Adsense banners. Travel bloggers can also promote niche specific travel packages, hotel bookings, insurance and other stuff. The WooCommerce integration makes it right choice for people wish to sell merchandise from a shop integrated within travel journal site.

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Key Features Of WPZOOM Blogging Theme :

Slideshow Module : A blog or magazine site is empty without having a featured slider on homepage. The Beaver Builder provides a new slideshow module with a wide range of features. The slides can include anything that you need to highlight to get maximum attention from blog visitors.

The slideshow can source content from recent posts, articles from selected categories, or any custom items to promote offers or travel packages. This flexibility can boost visibility for the most important content of your journal site.


Flexible Homepage : The integration with page builder makes Derive highly malleable for any blogging needs. There are no limitations to create homepage layout and other pages for any blogging niche. Administrators will get lots of basic content modules Beaver Builder. Apart from that, you WPZOOM offers extra modules which are known as free addons for the page builder.


The homepage can promote recent posts, most popular posts, and best featured categories. Also there is an option to display newsletter form, author information and other details as required.

Other Features : Having been integrated with responsive map, this theme offers an interesting way to display blog posts. Bloggers can arrange posts geographically so that readers can click particular location and view stories tagged with selected place. The Responsive Vector Maps plugin allows you to tell your stories for all the places that you have travelled around the world.


The responsive blogging theme is supported by Gutenberg block editor. This feature improves the way of adding content into the blog posts. You can add images, texts, gallery, shortcode and arrange them with right alignment.


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Derive Review – Benefits of Travel Magazine Theme :

Post Options : With customizer options provided for single post, you can decide the layout for blog articles. Author can choose to hide or show specific details for single articles. You can arrange contents in selected order while seeing preview in customizer. The featured image overlay can show title, category, and publish date.

The below post options include Sharing buttons, Tags, Author box, Comments and Next/Previous post navigation. The blog post header can be set as full-screen so that visitors can see large featured image on the top of each blog post. You can choose optional dark overlay style to fill header image with unique color shade.


Categories Style : This is going to be a new feature for readers but it looks very attractive. Travel bloggers will choose one specific color tag for each category. Hence, travel bloggers can easily organize their posts visually. It will offer unique browsing experience while browsing stories.


Visual Customizer : Derive WordPress theme has a live customizer that allows site owners to bring changes to the theme easily. The preview box shows instant result for the changes made by selecting options from customizer. These simple options can easily customize fonts, colors, logo, menu, background style, widgets and more.


WPZOOM WordPress Travel Blog Theme – Features:

Sticky Header : The header section uses broad layout to display logo and menu bar with search option. The logo stays in the middle while menu links are displayed on the left and right side. The fixed header keeps menu visible all time on the top while browsing long archive pages or blog posts. Photography bloggers can easily add important links in menu bar for any categorise, store, contact and other pages.

Header - Derive WPZOOM

Footer : What you place in footer decides if your user will continue browsing or bounce-off the site. The footer can display links for any social network selected by blogger. The footer has multiple sections to display categories, banners, tags, contacts and more. There is a special Instagram widget on footer section to display latest photos from profile.

Dérive Footer Widgets - Jetpack Infinite Scroll

Responsive : Travellers mostly use mobile to browse blog stories for their favorite places. All WPZOOM templates are fully responsive to get visitors from all internet platforms. You can check demo from mobile and see how it shows menu, featured sections, single post, and category archive pages.

Last but not least, there are pagination options to display simple buttons or you can choose Jetpack Infinite Scroll. If you need a most powerful blogging theme to share your travel stories then here is what you need.


It has many opportunities to earn revenue from different advertisement options. You can also sell travel tips books, and merchandise useful for travelling to earn extra revenue.

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