Journalistic Theme

Journalistic is a wide-format, theme for long-form stories and articles. Craft beautiful, immersive experiences for your readers.

The future of storytelling is here.

By adding deep integration for Aesop Story Engine, you can now share beautiful, immersive stories using Aesop's ground-breaking storytelling engine.

View an example of using Journalistic with Aesop.

Typekit Fonts Included*

Get beautiful web type baked right into your website. The best part is you don't even need a Typekit account; simply activate your license key to enable custom fonts.

*Typekit font usage is valid for one year from the date of purchase for one domain. License keys may be renewed at a 20% discount for an additional year of usage.

Side Comments

Keep the conversation in context with unique inline commenting on specific paragraphs.

Developer Friendly

Responsive Framework

Sass & Compass

Retina Ready

Zurb's Foundation


Full-width Article Image

The full-width featured image allows your readers to dive into each post from the start.

Beautiful Typography

Journalistic provides an excellent baseline for typography, and comes with Typekit fonts baked right in, no Typekit account required!

Fully Responsive

Journalistic is built as a responsive theme with a mobile first outlook. So your site will function and look awesome on all devices great and small.

Lightweight, Fast, and Commented Code

If you're big on tinkering with code, we've made it extremely easy to poke around by adding PHPDOC-style code comments to all our functions. In addition, our code is lightweight and easy-to-read.

Customizable Colors and Images

Pick the color combinations that speak to you or create your own with billions of color combinations to choose from! When the background is dark, we use light text. No more worrying about hidden text or breaking your color schemes.

Full Jetpack integration

Journalistic supports Jetpack's Site Logo, Featured Content, and Infinite Scroll.

Styles Powered by Sass and Compass

Developers love working smarter, not harder. That's why we use Sass and Compass in all our themes to generate CSS stylesheets with ease.

Widget Area

A widgetized area is available in the off-screen navigation menu area for simple customization for your site.

This Baby is Responsive


Buy Single Theme

Buy this theme for usage on one website with one year of support & updates.

  • Support license for one domain.

  • Typekit fonts for one year (for select themes).

  • One year of super quick email support.

  • Access to 20+ WordPress training videos.

  • 30-day money back guarantee.

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