Paperback is a magazine-style theme that empowers you to quickly and easily create beautiful, immersive content with images, galleries, video, audio and more.
With multiple homepage templates, several slick content discovery features, and premium Typekit typography, you can offer your visitors a truly elegant browsing experience.
Paperback comes with several built-in color schemes which you can use as-is or as a starting point for your own splash of color. Paperback builds smart, dynamic color schemes based on the colors you choose.
Using the handy color pickers in the Customizer, you can tweak the colors of your site in real-time, no code required! We’ve even added a spot for you to add your own custom CSS styling.
Create a visually-stunning front page with the featured post header. Using a category of your choosing, you can highlight your finest content in an elegant post carousel that looks just as good on mobile.
We’ve included helpful settings to easily modify the image opacity and height of the image area. Adjust these settings in real-time in the Customizer.
With the Category Mega Menu enabled, clicking any category links in the main menu will show a drop-down post drawer with the latests posts in that category. Giving visitors quick access to even more of your content will ensure higher engagement.
The category menu fetches posts live via AJAX, which means your visitors have instant access to all of your latest content.
Paperback features a dynamic layout that can be configured into one, two or three columns to match your content. Paperback also supports Infinite Scroll, which lets your visitors seamlessly load more of your content without leaving the page.
Each page template features robust, expressive styles for typography, images, galleries and more, allowing you to easily create engaging content.
Simply put, better fonts make for a much better browsing and viewing experience for your following. We’ve partnered with Typekit to bring premium, top-quality fonts to your website.
Paperback features Europa and Proxima Nova, both clean and sophisticated serif fonts specifically designed for editorial use in newspapers, magazines and digital media.
To make setup as seamless as possible, we’ve included a helpful Getting Started dashboard. Here, you can view the help file, view and install recommended plugins, browse FAQ’s, view Paperback’s latest updates and activate your theme license. We’ve put everything you need at your fingertips!
Paperback is incredibly lightweight and focused on performance. It only loads the assets and tools you need, without weighing down your site. Because Paperback is built to very strong standards, it is compatible with many of your favorite plugins out there.
Using the free Jetpack plugin, you can easily add social share buttons, related posts, carousels, galleries, contact forms and more. Don’t waste your time searching for clunky, unsupported plugins, we’ve done the hard work for you!
Paperback integrates perfectly with the free Shortcodes Ultimate plugin. One you’ve installed the plugin, you can start using the 50+ shortcodes by going to any post or page in your editor and clicking Insert Shortcode. The pop-up window will guide you through creating the elements you see below and many more. Here are a few samples of what you can do with Shortcodes Ultimate.