Popular Magazine WordPress theme
MH Magazine is one of the most popular magazine themes for WordPress, running on thousands of websites around the world. MH Magazine lite is the free version of this flexible magazine theme which you can use to start your very own online magazine, dynamic news website or professional blog and publish awesome content.
If you like MH Magazine lite and in case you want 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 professional editorial websites as shown in the various theme demos for this magazine theme.
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Features of MH Magazine lite
With this free magazine theme you can get started with your own online magazine or news website
MH Magazine lite has in total 13 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 Posts Large, MH Slider or MH Tabbed 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 the theme also supports languages written in a Right-To-Left direction (RTL Support).
Browsers & Multisite
WordPress 4.7+ ready, supports all modern browsers (IE9+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera) and works on WordPress Multisite.
License & Customizations
MH Magazine lite is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. You may customize the theme based on your personal requirements.
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 included much more features, options and flexible custom widgets to configure your website.
Launch your own modern online magazine, dynamic news website or professional blog within a few minutes and benefit from endless possibilities to customize your editorial website!
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How to configure MH Magazine lite?
When you configure MH Magazine lite, you can use the same theme documentation as for MH Magazine. Basically the first thing you need to do is create and set your static front page, assign the widgetized Homepage template to your static front page and then you can place the widgets into the Home widget areas on your front page as you like.
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
You can find full documentation about the location of the available widget areas in 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.
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