HitMag is a free theme from Themezhut. It’s a great theme for all those who are starting Blog, Magazine or Newspaper website. Setting up this theme is pretty straightforward. All you need to do is to setup one of your pages as home page and chose “Magazine Homepage” as your template. There is no options panel. All customization is done trough WordPress customizer from Appearance > Customize. This theme comes with nice front page slider so you can display your latest post or posts from specific category.

HitMag Theme


  • Front Page Image Slider
  • 4 Different Post Layouts
  • Post Widgets
  • Footer Widgets
  • Live Customizer

As in most free themes there is no page builder included in this theme. However you can style your homepage by adding widgets to your homepage inside Appearance > Widgets > Magazine Homepage. There are 4 Different post layouts that you can add to your “Magazine Homepage” sidebar and to your other sidebars as well. These built in widgets can even display posts from specific category

If you already have some knowledge about setting up WordPress theme you shouldn’t have any problems setting up HitMag. The theme comes with standard magazine ad ready header. All you need to do is to add your ad banner inside Appearance > Widgets > Header Advertisement area.

As there are not that many function built in into the theme documentation covers only the basics

Themezhut support is very fast, even with their free themes. All support tickets that we could find have been answered within 24h.

Overall this is a great theme for all those who are trying to start their own Magazine site. Theme can be easily upgraded to Pro version at Themezhut website which will extend current function of your theme and ti will add some new ones such as typography, infinite scroll, custom slider and unlimited colors.  With premium version comes premium support. Your tickets will be prioritized and first one to be replied.

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