Tortuga is a highly flexible and adventurous WordPress theme for your pirate magazine or any news related website. It supports three different post layouts and a Magazine Homepage template. Arrr!

Getting started: Tortuga Documentation
Theme License: GPL v2 or later

Theme Features

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Responsive Layout

Tortuga features a fully responsive and mobile-ready layout which works great on any device and screen size.

Your visitors get a splendid website, whether they use a desktop, tablet, or smartphone.

Post Slideshow

The theme supports a featured post slider to showcase your most important posts.

The Slider can be configured easily in the Customizer and allows you to choose a slider category, number of slider posts and the slider animation.


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3 Different Post Layouts

Tortuga supports three different layouts for post archives:

  • One Column
  • Two Columns
  • Three Columns without Sidebar

Powerful Theme Options

Tortuga uses the awesome Customizer for all settings and adds its own theme options panel including following sections:

  • General Settings
  • Header Spacing (only with Tortuga Pro)
  • Post Settings
  • Post Slideshow
  • Theme Colors (only with Tortuga Pro)
  • Theme Fonts (only with Tortuga Pro)
  • Footer Settings (only with Tortuga Pro)



Magazine Homepage

The Magazine Homepage template let you create a magazine-styled homepage in seconds. The template is built with widgets and therefore both flexible and easy to use.

You can use the custom Magazine Posts widgets to display the latest posts from the categories of your choice.

By default Tortuga supports three different Magazine Posts widgets (Boxed, Columns, Grid) to choose from.


Theme License: GPL v2

Of course Tortuga is licensed under GPL. That means you can use it on unlimited websites for private and commercial purposes.

Full Feature List

  • Responsive Layout
  • Elegant Design
  • Custom Header Image
  • Full Width Template
  • Sidebar Left/Right Layout
  • Translation Ready

  • Post Slideshow
  • Different Post Layouts
  • Mobile Ready
  • Post Settings
  • SEO optimized code
  • HTML5 and CSS3

  • Magazine Homepage
  • 3 Magazine Posts widgets
  • Post Meta Settings
  • Custom Menus
  • Theme Customizer
  • Best Code Practices

  • Sleek Webdesign
  • Powerful Theme Options
  • Beautiful Typography
  • Featured Image Header
  • Threaded Comments
  • GPL licensed

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