New Theme: Gazette

Introducing Gazette, a minimalist magazine-style theme available for free.

It’s Theme Thursday, and we’re happy to launch a brand new free theme.


Gazette: Homepage

Gazette, designed by yours truly, is a clean and flexible theme perfectly suited for minimalist magazine-style sites, personal blogs, or any content-rich site. It allows you to highlight specific articles on the homepage, and to balance readability with a powerful use of photography — all in a layout that works on any device.

Gazette: Responsive Design

Gazette also supports the following popular features: Custom Colors, Custom Header, Custom Menu, Social Links, Site Logo, Featured Images, and Widgets.

Read more about Gazette on the Theme Showcase, or activate it on your site from Appearance → Themes.

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  1. Rocket Room 9

    Very nice!

    Liked by 4 people

  2. Infinite Daydreamer

    Ooo definitely nice

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Michael Meiser

    Simple but nice!

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Missy's Crafty Mess

    I really like it except for the lack of side bar… tinkering with it now.

    Liked by 3 people

  5. guenbt

    Lovely! I will update my site using this theme soon. =)

    Liked by 3 people

  6. Angelia

    I love simplicity when it comes to my blog layout. I don’t want it to be too difficult for my readers/followers to find things. I might just try it once I look at it more. Good job.

    Liked by 4 people

  7. cruiseplannersctwv

    Love it!


  8. dolphinvann

    Very nice, I will pass this along.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. KliScruggs

    I love your theme. This is exactly what I wanted my theme to look like. I also would like a side bar and it looks like the theme allows for it. I read a little further on your blog post, but was not able to figure out how to get the sidebar to appear.

    Liked by 2 people

  10. jabrush1213

    Awesome design!


  11. Mikel H

    Awesome theme!


  12. Renzie Dawn

    Love it! Would totally use if I had a more picture centered blog!

    Liked by 2 people

  13. lilianaraduca

    Love it, very nice !

    Liked by 2 people

  14. lvsrao

    Beautiful. Very Nice one.

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Heather

    I love this theme!!!!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  16. Cle

    Finally the Magazine theme I was looking for!!!
    I already set it up on my foodblog:

    Liked by 2 people

  17. mugdhaagarwal

    This is fabulous. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  18. glitterbunnies

    Wow – great shots! Love the specs, love the layout, and love the name! *slow clap*


  19. DrEMiller

    This is an excellent structure for blogs that feature a lot of photos or graphics. I haven’t gotten that far with my blog to use it yet, and how does one take photos of the learning and/or writing process when one is no longer teaching? But, since I just got a new DSLR with four new lenses, maybe I’ll figure something out and switch to your theme. It is really beautiful, and from what I saw of the settings screen Gazzette is easy to use. Best wishes for much success with it!

    Liked by 2 people

  20. Ludwig

    This really looks neat and just what I think would work for me. Alas, I gave up on it. Couldn’t make it work; different browser showed it differently. Text formatting did not work. Maybe after some more tweaks …

    Liked by 2 people

  21. Kaushal k. Sharma

    This theme amazed me so much that I couldn’t stop myself and I used it for my new blog “”.
    I must say, just seen a COOL and GREAT theme after a long time.

    Liked by 1 person

  22. thebitterfruit

    Looks great



    It’s stunning & will definitely be my next theme.


  24. mosesabubakar

    lovely. I like the colour.


  25. A Bit of a Calamity

    Very nice!


  26. summerfield84

    I have just set it up on my Japanese photo blog.


  27. Robin Vansal

    Aww…O! that it had a nice sidebar permanently.
    Unfortunately, it’s a no. Though it looks good!


  28. Pascal

    Using it right now in my Spanish entertainment news blog, it seems like it fits its purpose so far.


  29. Allyn

    It’s a lovely theme, but the “stutter” in the way the theme renders gives me pause.

    On the front page, the theme loads and renders the non-featured articles first, then “pops” in the featured articles and shifts the page down. On single pages, the article renders a banner in the content area, then a full-width banner appears, shifting the content, and the first banner vanishes.

    I suppose the theme is coded to handle these things (the featured posts area, the single post thumbnail) through JS that’s loaded at the end, which results in the browser doing one thing, changing its mind, and “stuttering.” And I suspect there’s probably nothing that can be done about that.


  30. writeonereallife

    Really Nice! Kind of new to changing themes, which means I have never done it before. What happens when I switch from Chateau to Gazette? Any special considerations I need to keep in mind? Thanks!


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