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Review: Ceris - Magazine & Blog WordPress Theme

Rifat Blog / Magazine Feb 19, 2021

Ceris is an indispensable news & magazine theme with a clean, modern design suitable for everyone who wants to share their stories about today’s ever-changing technology, the latest breaking news, or the hottest products. This a mobile-optimized WordPress theme with WooCommerce compatibility. Although there are many pre-made templates with modern modules that you can work with, it has a fantastic customization facility. Ceris is based on the Redux framework. The developers are cautious about choosing plugins for this theme. We’ll see every in and out of this theme in our review. Before that, here are some features that Ceris offers.

Feature List

  • Powerful BKNinja Composer
  • One-click demo import
  • Mega Menu
  • Ajax Load Posts and login
  • Sticky Sidebar
  • Fully Responsive
  • SEO Optimized
  • Multiple Blog Layouts
  • Integrated Review System
  • Google Web Fonts
  • Custom Color Scheme
  • Powerful Theme Options
  • Translation Ready
  • Advanced Post Options
  • Bookmark Articles
  • Customizable Header
  • Sidebar
  • Redux Framework
  • Advanced Categories Options
  • Cross-browser Compatible
  • Built-in Social Sharing
  • AMP Support
  • Woocommerce Support
  • GDPR Compliance

Mobile Compatibility

Mobile adaptability testing is a method to check that your website operates on various smart devices, as requested. The number of smartphone users worldwide is increasing continually. Everybody uses mobile phones to search websites in general. As a consequence, most website views are generated on mobile devices. Therefore, for every site, a mobile user interface is prescribed.

We tested a few premade demos on various devices, and it works properly on all screen sizes. Its interactive and customizable UI functions without defects on mobile devices. All page components are well deployed, and the Ceris mobile theme looks fantastic. This theme is designed to be a magazine or forum theme, such that the various blog formats coincide with all screen sizes.

We have also carried out a Google Mobile Compatibility Test to ensure that the Ceris Magazine & Blog WordPress theme is harmonized with mobile devices. The results of Google testing comply entirely with a small image loading problem. This is a big issue, but we will talk about it Speed test review section.

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Design Review

Now, We will focus on the variations in design that this theme has to give in. This is due to the fact that the style of magazines is the key aspect of a publication subject. The Ceris subject is supplied with over 40 models that are special and consist of a specific niche.

Suppose you want to start a blog to offer your thoughts. You may choose to show your thoughts and ideas that draw you to a simple but great theme. The adorable custom designs are an excellent choice and almost fit any niche.

This Magazine WordPress theme also contains custom headers. You can fit almost in any niche with 20+ premade header types. Also, Ceris has a lot of modern and unique modules to make your website looks creative. It has a post and author review section with an emoji reaction. Also, there are bookmarks and a page scrolling progress bar to uplift the user experience.

These are meant to give your website a novel look. The footer area is also entirely customizable, and you can add relevant widgets to them depending upon the aspect of the site.

Speed Test Review

Web site speed testing is a required aspect for checking before purchasing a theme for a WordPress site. This helps us to learn how fast the theme components can be seen in the browser window. The faster it is, the better the site. To complete the loading, a successful website should only need 3/4 seconds.

The Ceris theme has an AMP plugin built-in, an android acceleration method to speed up loading, and speed up smartphones' loading. We checked on Pingdom this subject and scored 83(B) out of 100. The loading was done in just 1.35 seconds.

The total size of a page is 2.2MB, so why have there not been more outcomes? The problems lie in the presence of numerous HTTP requests and the stylesheets and scripts. The current loading time and score are reasonably high Admirable, but you can speed it up with plugins. The Ceris WordPress theme is compatible with all cache plugins for WordPress.

SEO Review

You may create very knowledgeable, high-quality content and cover every aspect of a specific subject. Still, it will never be placed on google unless you're optimized with a search engine. SEO on the Google search engine has an impact on your ranking. The theme Ceris is coded in accordance with SEO values.

We have tested the Ceris WordPress Magazine themes rich result capability, and the test detected that this theme has the ability to show products and review snippets directly on google. This will serve excellent visibility of your website to your audience.

Customer Support Review

Ceris WordPress theme offers a top-notch support system. Once you buy the Ceris theme bundle, you get six month’s support with it. You can go to the help forum anytime and ask your doubts there. The average reply time is 24 hours. Moreover, you get a lifetime of free updates and bug fixes from the authors.

“Bkninja” is the author of this newcomer WordPress theme. Ceris became quite popular in a short time, and we have visited the comment section. You can check a quick glimpse of the author's response from some comments above.

The review section is flooded with appreciation. Ceris theme has a 5.00 rating from more than 100 people. Everyone loves the flexibility, design quality, customization, and customer support of this gorgeous theme. That's why it has more than 1200+ sales in less than one year.

Supported Plugins

Honestly, theme developers haven’t disclosed much about plugins. We can see that this WordPress theme is compatible with WooCommerce. So you can run an online shop and sell products or services. Also, Ceris compliant with GDPR and has AMP support. We did some research and found out that the page builder this theme is using is called Bkninja composer - a sufficient page builder created by the author themselves. Also, you'll have login with Ajax facility and few Meta Box extensions to enhance user experience.

Summarize

Keeping in mind all the above features of the Ceris WordPress Magazine theme, this is not one of the best themes on ThemeForest, but it has all the potential to reach that position. This will amplify the beauty of your website. The characteristics you get at the price of one theme are fascinating. Consequently, it is an excellent package and is advised.