Review – Rexus Theme from Theme-Junkie is a newly released magazine and news WordPress theme having all latest features. The premium magazine theme is made of featured homepage where latest articles from different categories will be displayed using carousels and features areas. The theme is suggestible for bloggers and all types of magazine niches and you can change homepage design according to your purpose and requirements. After having a close look on the Rexus demo i could figure-out that is has modern and classy design to impress visitors. The background and most of the part of the theme is clean so that videos, images and texts could be read properly.
Top Grid Section : Theme Junkie developers have offered post grid box at the very top of front-page where you normally find slideshow with regular blog themes. Rexus WordPress Theme gives you options to select posts from different categories on the grid section. once you specify best articles it will display them using featured images and elegant (white) bold title. Furthermore it has responsive blog structure to support on the mobiles, tablets and different screen layouts.
Video Showcase Module : Rexus Magazine WordPress Theme has featured video module in that you can pick best videos from the video page and highlight them on the homepage. The module will display small thumbnail preview on the right side so that visitors can click and stream video on the main port. “See more videos”. You can add a text link on the video section to add link to the video page where all videos are available. Embedding video through YouTube, Metacafe and other video services is flexible and easy. Responsive feature will resize videos on the small and big screen according to requirements.
Custom Banner Widgets : The Rexus WordPress Theme is well optimized to display ads banner for adsense or other affiliate programs. There are several ads location provided for promotion, but main ones are top section (header), Bottom section (footer) and sidebar. The Theme Junkie has best widgets to easily display banners of different sizes simply by inserting code. Tags widget is also useful to insert multiple widget tags into same widget sections, it will save space and display more contents. Other important widgets are most viewed widgets, newsletter widget, social media widget etc.
Post Carousel : Rexus WordPress theme has two different carousels to display post thumbnails on the slider. If you open demo then first one is available on the homepage named as “Editor’s Picks”, located at the bottom. And second carousel is given for “Related posts” to display related articles with all posts automatically. The benefit of using carousel is that you can display posts in thumbnail mode and slider arrows give you option to slide through more stories. Compare to fixed featured section this is good, as you can display more stories.
Rexus Features Review
- Latest posts highlighted on homepage
- Pagination (1,2,3) buttons
- Wide and rectangular banners : Header, Footer, Sidebar
- jQuery multiple tabs for widgets
- Featured post view : Social icons, “Read full story” button, Image
- Four columns space on footer
- Newsletter widget : Add custom text and email box
- Team page : Display team members
- Breaking news bar : With navigation arrows
- Smooth and powerful loading speed
- Edit homepage layout from theme options page
- Share all contents : Texts, Gallery, Videos and more
- Get free lifetime support and updates
- Localized and translation ready
Price Plan :
Standard License – $39 (One time fee)
Get Club License – $99 (Lifetime Member)