The current trend in the blogging industry is to start a viral blog, you might have already seen one in your newsfeed, the likes of Upworthy and Distractify are all over the place, and surprisingly they all seem to be doing very well.
Well, there is a pattern, a formula, which seems to be working great in this age of Social Media.
We will talk about it in a little detail in our next post. The purpose is to make you aware that there is more to learn about creating Viral blog other than a great theme. But today, I am listing out the best WordPress themes for starting a Viral blog,
Here is a list of the best WordPress themes that has all the qualities for a Viral blog.
Socially Viral from MyThemeShop
Socially Viral WordPress theme is the closest you can get to the current design of Viral Nova, the famous viral site that has resulted in tons of clones already, and most of them are working well.
Viral Nova has mastered the art of making their content go viral, So if you want to follow the footsteps of viral nova, this is the site for you.
TruePixel from MyThemeShop
TruePixel is another great WordPress theme by MyThemeShop. It was the first WordPress theme which was used by Viral Nova, as it has all the elements required for a blog to go viral, plus it was so easy to get started with. If your focus it to get started ASAP, then go for this theme.
Newspaper theme (ThemeForest)
I found this theme on Themeforest when I was looking for a visual theme for one of my blogs, I was amazed to see the variety of design options it offers, the functionality is amazing, I have been using this theme on one of my sites now, in fact, I can use it on many other blogs including a Viral blog because this theme is a perfect fit for it.
Rexus from ThemeJunkie
I find Rexus from Theme Junkie visually very appealing, The front page is inspired from the current design on The Verge, which has emerged as one of the best tech blogs in no time. There is also a feature to showcase videos that play directly on the page, which is a perfect thing for a viral blog.
WP- Prosperity is my favourite theme of all. It is a simple WordPress theme which focuses on the content, you can literally change every aspect of this theme which can be done very easily using a bunch of shortcodes and theme options. A lot of thought has been put to create this theme, it’s a well-coded theme that rules them all.
NewsPaper by MyThemesShop
The NewsPaper Theme from MyThemesShop is simple yet visual WordPress theme which loads blazingly fast. I am amazed at its speed. This theme again takes an inspiration from a very popular blog on life hacks which also has a lot of visual content. So, NewsPaper makes it a great WordPress theme to get started.
Bimber by BrightPixel
Bimber is the newest addition to this amazing list of viral blog themes. I usually don’t do this but Bimber deserves to be on this list as it is packed with viral features done perfectly. I loved browsing through the blog with Bimber theme. Bimber is listed on ThemeForest at $49. But it before they increase the price to $59 or even $69 because it’s worth it.
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