Refined Magazine


Refined Magazine is the free WordPress theme for blog, news and magazine sites. This theme is based on customizer, it has added custom widgets and one-click demo importer.

Moreover, Refined Magazine is lightweight, minimal, and easy to use the theme. Follow this theme documentation to know how to use Refined Magazine.

Check theme features directly from the demo.


Theme Installation

Via WordPress

Via FTP


One-Click Demo Import

#important See the video:

Manual Import Demo

Download the Demo Data from here. Click here to download.

See this video to know more about the process.


Why my Images are not in Actual like the demo?

Well, every theme has its own size of images used. If you are using this theme for your existing site, you need to regenerate the size of the image.

Before

After


Recommended Image Size

The size for the slider and other places should be 1170 width 574 height minimum. If you are using the images smaller than this size, the image will not look good.

How to create a post?

To create a post on your site, it’s easy. Follow the below-listed methods.

Note: Don’t miss to add the featured image on the post. Otherwise, the default image will be displayed on the site. You can hide that default image from the settings. Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Extra Options.


Image is not showing on the post?

While creating a post, you need to add the featured image, otherwise, the default image will appear on the widgets.

If the featured image is missing on the post, you need to add the featured image to the respected post.

When the featured image is missing, the default image will appear.

  • Edit the Post
  • On the bottom right corner, you will see the featured image section.
  • Add the Image and Update the post.
  • After adding the image, the front view will have the image.

How to make a Page?

To create a page on your site, it’s easy. Follow the below-listed methods.


How to add categories?

To create categories, follow the below steps.


Widgets – Make Home Page Like Demo

Refined Magazine Comes with Added Custom Widget for home page widget area and sidebars. There is a total of 9 custom widgets.

From Appearance > Customize > Home Page Widget Area


This theme has Sidebar area inside Appearance > Customize > Widgets. You can add the available widget inside there.


Featured Post Widget

This widget is specially developed to show a recent post or selected category post on the sidebar on the sidebar.


You can see some more widgets on Appearance > Widgets as well.


Category Column Widget

You can easily make the column of the category on the Appearance >

Home Page Widget Area.


A Trip to theme customizer – Settings

Site Title, Tagline & Logo


Top Header Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Top Header Options


Trending News Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Trending News Options


Menu Section Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Menu Section Options


Featured Slider Section

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Featured Section


Site Layout Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Site Layout Options


Header Advertisement

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Header Ads Options


Sidebar Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Sidebar Options


Blog and Archive Page Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Blog Section Options


Single Post Options

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Single Post Options


Sticky Sidebar

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Sticky Sidebar

Note: If the sidebar is not working properly after you enabled Adsense or Adsense alternatives, you can disable this sidebar for the better performance.


Social Sharing Options

This option will help you to enable or disable social sharing on your blog page, single page, and front page. If you use any third-party plugin, you can easily hide this using this option.

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Social Share Options


Footer Options – Copyright

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Footer Options


Extra Options

This section includes for the preloader, breadcrumb section, front page content hide, default thumbnail removal, hide post format icons, hide reading time, reading time per words, etc.

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Extra Options


Category Color

Set a different color for the different categories.

Go to Appearance > Customize > Refined Magazine Options > Category Color


For Support and Customization

If you have any further confusion regarding the theme, you can use the support forum. 


How to make Icon of Movie, Image, audio?

While adding the post, you will have the option on the right side to select the post format.


How to make Drop Cap in the Content?

Select the Block, you will get the option to make it. Make sure, you are using the Gutenberg editor.


How to make page and post without sidebar?

Add the post and select the sidebar position.

How to Add Exclusive text on the menu?