HitMag is a stylish and powerful theme crafted for magazines, newspapers or personal blogs. HitMag comes with a handful of options to customize your site the way you want. The free version has included a magazine homepage layout, 4 different style blog listing layouts and main color options. Not only that it comes with so many handful of features like social sharing, author details box, Related posts after articles and control post metadata. All those features and options ensure that HitMag is not just another free WordPress theme but a powerful theme that fulfills all of the basic needs.
DETAILED IMAGE SLIDER
HitMag WordPress theme has included an image slider to give a nice impression of your site and display important posts highlighted. You can display latest posts or latest posts from a category on the slider. Thumbnail navigation of the slider helps the user to get an idea what kind of information each slide display.
4 DIFFERENT POST LAYOUTS
HitMag has provided four different layouts to list your blog posts.
- Two columns grid layout.
- Three columns grid layout.
- List layout.
- Large posts layout.
And not only layouts it gives the options to select sidebar and content alignment for blog, posts, and pages globally and internally.
MAGAZINE LAYOUT AND POST WIDGETS
The free version comes with a magazine homepage widget area and three great posts widgets to display your posts in a categorized and organized manner.
There are three footer widget areas to display any kind of widgets you like.
RESPONSIVE / MOBILE READY
Around 75% of the users will launch to the internet via mobiles in 2018-19 according to sources. So you should make sure your site displays properly in mobiles. HitMag WordPress theme is fully responsive. So no matter what is your reader’s reading screen size, your site will display nicely.
WELL CODED AND DOCUMENTED
Our number one responsibility is to provide secure, reliable and fast themes for users. Our themes including HitMag has built with the latest coding standards and practices. That is why our themes have been listed in WordPress.org.
You can easily do tasks like logo upload, change background color/image, change theme color, change post listing layouts, add custom CSS, setting homepage slider, etc, just from the customizer without touching a single line of code.
= 1.3.6 = * New: Added an option to enter the number of days to display popular posts on HitMag: Popular, Recent, Tags, Comments widget. = 1.3.5 = * Changed slider js library to Swiper from flexslider jquery library. ( Please clear your browser cache and the website cache if you are using any caching plugin ) * Added font-display property for the default "Lato" font. * Added options to change mobile menu button labels. ( Customize > Header Options > Header Settings ) = 1.3.4 = * Fix: Flexslider did not load properly when the magazine page template has not assigned as the front page. = 1.3.3 = * Now Google Fonts are loaded from locally to comply with GDPR law. = 1.3.2 = * Now flexslider and magnific popup jquery libraries are loaded only where needed. * Updated kirki framework. * Added alt attribute to slider thumbnails. * Added screen-reader-text for the archive read more button to improve SEO. * Tested with WordPress 5.9 * Fixed a theme styling issue with the social icon block. = 1.3.1 = * Changed the width of the block widget editor area to have a better idea about Post Widgets. * Fixed a translation issue. = 1.3.0 = * Added theme support for responsive embeds. * Added a new block style for the Gutenberg heading block to be used as widget titles. * Added custom styles for search block. = 1.2.9 = * Fixed a php issue on the Featured Slider. ( Trying to access array offset on value of type bool ) * Fixed few jQuery deprecated issues. = 1.2.8 = * HitMag is successfully tested with WordPress 5.5 * Fixed compatibility issue with WordPress 5.5. Adapt customizer color-picker script with latest version of WP 5.5 * Added missing translation word "by" in the translation file. * Fixed few things according to the Theme Reveiw plugin. * Reduced screenshot file size. = 1.2.7 - April 15, 2020 = * Renamed font awesome handle name due to font awesome conflicts with plugins. = 1.2.6 - Sep 02 2019= * Added 'no_found_rows' => true parameter for posts widgets to improve performance. * Added wp_body_open() function to the header. * Fixed undefined index issue that comes with posts widgets. * Fixed customizer "Display Site Title and Tagline" checkbox not working issue. * Removed unwanted files/translations from integrated kirki plugin. = 1.2.5 - July 23 2019 = * Feature: Now it is possible to set Header image as Header Background image. = 1.2.4 - Jun 17 2019 = * Few changes according to WPTRT requirements = 1.2.3 - May 13 2019 = * Added an option to display full content on blog/archive pages. * Improved starter content. = 1.2.2 - Feb 25 2019 = * Added new theme hooks to be used on child themes. * Improved some stylings. = 1.2.1 - Jan 02 2019 = * Added Gutenberg Support. = 1.2.0 - Oct 08 2018 = * Updated Popular Posts, Comments, Tags widget to display only approved comments. * Used (document).ready() method instead of (window).load() method for slider. * Used localized date method instead of date on top bar. * Fixed the layout issue that comes when adding elements inside posts. = 1.1.9 - July 30 2018 = * Renamed "sticky posts" widget controls. * Fixed layout issue when there is no posts on "HitMag_Single_Category_Posts" widget. = 1.1.8 - June 04 2018 = * Added two page templates to be used on page builders. * Fixed "Read More" button's active state color issue. * Fixed footer widget links hover state color issue. = 1.1.7 - April 20 2018 = * Changed kirki version due to a compatiblity issue on versions < 4.9 = 1.1.6 - April 2 2018 = * Updated kirki library. * Fixed some issues in mobile navigation. = 1.1.5 - March 19 2018 = * Changed few stylings. = 1.1.4 - March 5 2018 = * Added search box to the mobile navigation menu. * Added stylings for default widgets. * Changed the header sidebar height. * Added some stylings to WooCommerce. = 1.1.3 - February 27 2018 = * Added WooCommerce Support. = 1.1.2 - January 08 2018 = * Added yelp icon. * Fixed some styling issues in blog posts listings. = 1.1.1 - November 21 2017 = * Fixed the theme primary color control issue with WordPress 4.9. * Updated the translation file. = 1.1.0 - November 04 2017 = * Fixed white space issue on header. = 1.0.9 - September 09 2017 = * Fixed few issues in RTL styles. * Fixed a plugin conflict with slider. * Fixed IE 11 menu dropdown icon issue. * Added styles to Category Widget and Archive Widget. = 1.0.8 - August 23 2017 = * Fixed an issue in header image. * Changed the youtube icon in social media menu. * Changed max-height in header sidebar. * Fixed a issue in custom color option. = 1.0.7 - August 18 2017 = * Declared RTL support. = 1.0.6 - August 15 2017 = * Used get_templated_directory instead of dirname in functions.php. * Fixed anonymous function issue. * Fixed some escaping issues. * Removed wp_reset_query() function on related-posts.php. * Fixed translation issues. = 1.0.5 - July 25 2017 = * Used escaping functions for translation. * Removed social sharing function. = 1.0.4 - July 25 2017 = * Fixed mobile menu not disappearing issue. * Hitmag Popular posts, tags, comments restyled for footer. * All the widgets are now working on any sidebar except header advertisement area. * Removed block styling fortag. * Removed social media buttons. * Header sidebar renamed to Header Advertisement Area. * Escaped translation functions. * Posts widgets styled for footer. * Edited translation file. = 1.0.3 - July 5 2017 = * Fixed few escaping issues. = 1.0.2 - June 25 2017 = * Added starter content. * Fixed a issue in template-tags.php * Added an editor stylesheet. * Added RTL language support. * Added "view all" buttons to category posts widgets. = 1.0.1 - June 12 2017 = * Removed unwanted files and folders. * Added social media sharing functionality. * Added two widgets. * Added custom color feature. * Fixed few escaping issues. * Updated Screenshot. * Added few controls to the customizer. * Updated translation file. = 1.0.0 - May 28 2017 = * Initial release