MH Magazine lite has in total 12 widget locations where you can place standard WordPress widgets, custom widgets or ads.
Includes basic versions of our popular widgets like “MH Custom Posts”, “MH Slider” and “MH Facebook Likebox” widget.
Contact Form 7
We have added built-in styles for the popular Contact Form 7 plugin, which lets you create a working contact form.
MH Magazine lite is translation ready and it supports also languages written in a Right-To-Left direction (RTL Support).
Browsers & Multisite
WordPress 4.5+ ready, supports all modern browsers (IE9+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera) and WordPress Multisite.
License & Customizations
MH Magazine lite is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. You may customize the theme in every way you want.
Theme Installation and Configuration
You can install and configure MH Magazine lite by following a few simple steps. After you’ve installed and activated this magazine theme through your WordPress dashboard, you can further proceed with the theme configuration as stated in the documentation. By default the theme will display an archive with your latest posts on the front page.
If you want to have a magazine-style front page with widgets (like shown in the theme demo), you need to create and set a static front page, assign the widgetized Homepage template to your static front page and then you can place widgets on your front page as you like.
To take full advantage of the included features, layout options and custom widgets of MH Magazine, you can upgrade to the premium version of MH Magazine. With the premium theme you can create awesome editorial websites as shown in the various theme demos.
For MH Magazine lite you can use the same theme documentation as for MH Magazine. Basically the first thing you need to do to configure your theme is create and set a static front page, assign the widgetized Homepage template to your static front page and then you can place the widgets within the Home widget areas on your front page as you like.
You can find full documentation about the position of the available widget locations within the theme documentation for MH Magazine. The documentation also covers additional information about the static front page, available options within the theme customizer, included custom widgets and there is a video tutorial included as well, which is especially helpful for people who are not yet familiar with WordPress and who want to learn more about the usage of WordPress itself.
Suggested Widget Placements on Front Page
While MH Magazine lite as free theme does not have all the features, options and custom widgets from the premium version of MH Magazine included, you can still use the free theme to create nice online magazines and dynamic news websites by placing widgets on your front page. As suggestion, you could for example place your widgets like this:
Home 2: MH Slider [lite] or MH Posts Large [lite] widget
Home 3: 2 x MH Custom Posts [lite] widgets
Home 4: 2 x MH Custom Posts [lite] widgets
Home 6: Default WordPress Text widget with advertisement
Home 6: MH Custom Posts [lite] widget
Home 6: MH Tabbed [lite] widget
Upgrade to MH Magazine Premium
If you like MH Magazine lite WordPress Theme, you will LOVE the premium version. The premium version of MH Magazine WordPress Theme is fully responsive and has much more features, options and custom widgets included.
Configure your own modern online magazine, dynamic news website or professional blog within a few minutes and have endless possibilities to customize your website! Learn more about the premium version of MH Magazine WordPress Theme:
Comparison between lite and Premium
Below you can find a quick comparison of the features and options between the free MH Magazine lite theme and the premium version of MH Magazine which includes additional features, options and custom widgets to create awesome online magazines or news websites. The premium version of MH Magazine is available for purchase.
After you have purchased the premium version, you can download the theme and then easily upload, install and activate the premium theme through your WordPress dashboard so that you can configure a professional website in no time by following the instructions in the theme documentation. The premium version of MH Magazine also comes with quick and helpful support through our premium forums.
|Theme Name||MH Magazine lite||MH Magazine|
|Get started||Download||Buy now|
|Extended Layout Options|
|Site Width||1080px||1080px / 1431px|
|Widgetized Homepage Template|
|Total Widget Locations||12||26|
|Custom Widgets||4 (basic versions)||23 (full versions)|
|Custom Menu slots||1||5|
|jQuery News Ticker|
|FlexSlider 2 with Touch Support|
|Built-in Breadcrumb Navigation|
|Built-in Social Buttons|
|Related Posts Feature|
|Theme Options||very basic|
|Color Options to change the color scheme|
|Custom Google Webfonts|
|Typography Options to change fonts and font size|