The Journal is a Premium news/magazine style WordPress theme that combines smooth efficiency with razor sharp technology. It is best suited to blogs and news websites.
Product Features and Benefits
With an emphasis on neat typography and clean grid structure, rather than template imagery, The Journal is making a real bid to emulate the very serious newspaper designs of the pros. Customizations are a breeze with the text heavy, image light interface, leaving the showcasing to actual post content and relevant imagery.
A tag based “Highlights” section and a nifty recent posts carousel make the homepage completely adaptable to your content. 10 great color schemes let you find a site identity to call your own. Clean, neat, and dependable, The Journal reminds those old enough to remember of the good old days when reading the newspaper was a daily event that didn’t require an additional device other than the paper.
- Tag based Home Page Modules
- Carousel/Slider for Recent Entries on Home Page
- 4 x widgetized footer modules and 2 x widgetized sidebar modules; and
- 10 great colour schemes to suit your site identity.
- Integrated Theme Options (for WordPress) to tweak the layout, colour scheme etc. for the theme (see this video);
- Automatic Image Resizer, which is used to dynamically create the thumbnails for the blog posts on the home page;
- Threaded Comments for WP 2.7;
- Trendy drop-down menu’s for your main navigation;
- Custom Page Templates for Archives & Sitemap;
- Built-in Gravatar Support for Comments; and
- Advertising management for leaderboard and top banner adverts.