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.
= 1.0.0 - May 28 2017 = * Initial release = 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. = 1.0.2 - 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. = 1.0.3 - July 5 2017 = * Fixed few escaping issues. = 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 for <q> tag. * Removed social media buttons. * Header sidebar renamed to Header Advertisement Area. * Escaped translation functions. * Posts widgets styled for footer. * Edited translation file. = 1.0.5 - July 25 2017 = * Used escaping functions for translation. * Removed social sharing function. = 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. = 1.0.7 - August 18 2017 = * Declared RTL support. = 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. = 1.1.0 - November 04 2017 = * Fixed white space issue on header. = 1.1.1 - November 21 2017 = * Fixed the theme primary color control issue with WordPress 4.9. * Updated the translation file. = 1.1.2 - January 08 2018 = * Added yelp icon. * Fixed some styling issues in blog posts listings. = 1.1.3 - February 27 2018 = * Added WooCommerce Support. = 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. = 1.1.5 - March 19 2018 = * Changed few stylings. = 1.1.6 - April 2 2018 = * Updated kirki library. * Fixed some issues in mobile navigation. = 1.1.7 - April 20 2018 = * Changed kirki version due to a compatiblity issue on WordPress versions before 4.9 = 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. = 1.1.9 - July 30 2018 = * Renamed "sticky posts" widget controls. * Fixed layout issue when there is no posts on "HitMag_Single_Category_Posts" widget. = 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. = 1.2.1 - Jan 02 2019 = * Added Gutenberg Support. = 1.2.2 - Feb 25 2019 = * Added new theme hooks to be used on child themes. * Improved some stylings. = 1.2.3 - May 13 2019 = * Added an option to display full content on blog/archive pages. * Improved starter content.