Priced at $59, the Jannah theme is a nice alternative to the tagDiv Newspaper template. It was launched by TieLabs in 2018. It has a rating of 4. 81 and over 13000 buyers. TieLabs was once a top seller of themes on ThemeForest. The Sahifa template was the most popular. Sahifa’s popularity dropped when developers offered better alternatives to Sahifa. TieLabs introduced Jannah to replace the Sahifa template. TieLabs claims Jannah has been in development for one year.

. Is Jannah worth buying? It is a great alternative to NewsPaper and other popular magazines WordPress themes. Let’s see if it is a good alternative to NewsPaper.

Jannah theme review

Installation

Jannah’s installer file is available for download on ThemeForest.com. After downloading the installer file, you can upload it to the WordPress theme install tool. Here’s the list of feature the newspaper/magazine template from TieLabs offers to the users:

Schema

Schema code is responsible for the star ratings that you see on search engine result pages. This improves click-through rates for the articles. Jannah theme includes a review schema generator. It also allows users to add Article schema to their blog posts or pages.

See the theme’s demo here

AMP

Making pages of a website AMP-friendly is not an easy task. Jannah is able to activate AMP in a matter of seconds. AMP increases the chance of pages and posts appearing in Google Discover. Google Discover is a powerful tool that can bring thousands of people to your website. Google’s Content Delivery Network service Accelerated Mobile pages is. When you activate AMP on your website, pages in the SERPs will display an AMP icon beside the title/post. Pages will be served from the AMP CDN and not your server. Jannah ships with an AMP menu. This will be displayed when the user visits the AMP version.

Blog post styles and archives

Blog Post - Jannah WordPress theme

Like the tagDiv Newspaper theme, Jannah provides 5+ blog post layouts. You can create a different page from scratch with the help of modules and Gutenberg editor. Modules are blocks that allow you to display a list or add new features. The background color and font can be changed. You can enable related posts inline, display a next slide show below the bio section, and show related posts below your post content. The theme can display the right/left sidebar. If you do not want your site to display a sidebar, you can enable full-width layout.

Infinite Loading

The Jannah newspaper theme can load a new post when the user scrolls down and reaches the comment form. This template is search engine friendly.

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Paginated widgets

The Ajax powered widgets of Jannah can show the next N posts when the user clicks the next/previous buttons that appear at the bottom of the widget.

Icons, GIFs, and fonts

Icons make the buttons, menus, etc look attractive and GIFs make the posts look interesting. FontAwesome icons are supported by the template. It can play embedded GIF files in pages and posts. Jannah allows users to enable the Google Font of their choosing for any element of the website. It supports over 800 Google Fonts.

Speed optimization

Jannah can load minified CSS/JS files and can also minify the HTML content of the site with the click of a button. The template can be used to cache database queries, which improves page load times. WP Super Cache and Jannah WordPress themes work well together. When the GZIP compression is enabled, the size of the CSS and JS files of Jannah are just 107Kb and 65Kb.

Header styles

Mega Menu - Jannah theme

Jannah offers 10+ header style demos. Jannah allows users to change the background color, link position, and logo position of the header. You can set a gradient background color to your header template. This template supports the ajax mega-menu and the live search function.

Social sharing and profile icons

Uses can activate one of the three built-in social sharing button styles in Jannah. You can place the sharing buttons at the top/bottom of the page/post content or at the left. Jannah can be configured to display the number of people following you on Twitter and Facebook.

See the theme’s demo here

Day/Night mode toggle option

A user may like dark background/light text or light background/dark text combinations on websites. Jannah can be configured to display a toggle option that allows users to switch between these two modes by clicking a button.

Inline related posts

Inline Related Posts

Internal linking improves the structure of the website. It reduces bounce rates. Jannah is the only newspaper theme that allows you to add inline posts to pages/posts on a website.

Migration from other themes

TieLabs has developed a plugin that you can use to switch from the 17 popular themes such as Sahifa, Newspaper, Publisher, etc to Jannah without losing website data.

Notifications

Jannah can send push notifications to the browser of the users who have opted for your website’s notifications.

Advertisements

Jannah provides an option to disable advertisements on posts/pages of the users. It can also add responsive ads units to pages/spots that are reserved for advertisements.

Lightbox

A theme that doesn’t have a lightbox gallery will show the images either in a new tab or will open the photo URL in the current tab. The template will load the image in a nice box when the lightbox gallery is enabled. Jannah supports Lightbox.

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Customization

The template has a well-designed options panel through which you can customize the theme. The WordPress live customizer tool allows you to customize the template. If you need to quickly launch a website, you can import the demo layout.

Other features of the Jannah theme

  • Auto video thumbnailer.
  • White labeling support.
  • Translation to 10 languages.
  • Mobile header styles.
  • Default featured image.
  • Inline advertisement support.
  • GDPR compliant.
  • Gutenberg ready.

Updates

Unlike popular themes like GeneratePress, Kadence that ship with a year of free updates, the Jannah theme will get updates as long as you use it. To update your Jannah WordPress theme, you don’t need to pay anything at the end.

Support

TieLabs offers 6 months of premium support to the buyers of the Jannah theme. After the support period ends, you must renew it. You will receive updates for life, as mentioned above.

Final thoughts: Jannah is a feature-rich WordPress theme for news and magazine sites. For just $59, it offers many features that you can add to other themes only by finding good free plugins and installing them or purchasing premium plugins.