Lately, you might have noticed auto scroll to next
post on some of the leading news
publisher or magazine websites.
If not already, take a look at them (TNW, Quartz, Forbes,
ZDNet) and scroll down to the end and you will be shown another
It’s a new trend, and it helps to website owner in better SEO
For Better SEO
One of the essential SEO
metrics – bounce rate can be decreased and
controlled. This year Jan end, I implemented infinite scroll on
Geek Flare and was able to lower the bounce rate by
If you are monetizing with ads, then it will help to increase
the ad impressions and more revenue .
It has given me positive results.
Let’s take a look at the following WordPress themes
which support infinite scroll in a single post.
Update: if you don’t want to use new theme then you
may try SOFA Endless Post Single
Herald by Meks is fantastic
to run magazine and news website with tons of amazing features
and endless customization possibilities.
- Some of the following features.
- Multiple single posts & header layout
- WooCommerce and bbPress compatible
- Sticky smart bar & header
- Infinite scroll on post & category
Herald got some of the best built-in features
which usually you have to manage separately using a plugin.
- Related posts
- Post views
- Social sharing
Herald is performance & ads optimized theme, and it
Publisher by Better Studio
is new in the market and running a sale. In less than one year,
it got more than 4200 sales.
As the name indicates, you can use publisher to create
outstanding news, blog, magazine, review website.
It includes advance ads management, RTL support, AMP and much
- Mega menu
- 12+ post templates
- 90+ homepage
- WPML compatible
- Responsive & retina display
- Three types of a review system
If you don’t want to start from scratch, then you can get it
started with nine ready-made demos in less than 5 minutes.
I will stress little more on an AMP (accelerate mobile pages) –
if you are the audience is mostly from mobile devices and
looking to deliver fast
loading web page user experience then you will love
inbuilt AMP feature.
Genesis Child Theme by ALNP
Auto load next post has
introduced Genesis child
theme which supports their plugin for auto scrolling post.
If you love Genesis framework, then you
can try child theme by ALNP.
MyBlog by My Theme Shop is
one of the fast loading blogging themes optimized for search
engine, ads. Myblog design is inspired by Medium.
It got eight pre-defined layouts with some of the following
- Social media sharing options
- Two creative slider
- Ten powerful widgets
- Eight demos included, so you don’t have to start from
- Fluid responsive
- Off-canvas mobile menu
- parallax scrolling
- Like button for posts & comments
I’ve used MTS theme in the past, and I
like it. They are light-weight hence perform better.
Coolist is one of the
best choices for magazine website with powerful admin option to
customize the theme the way you want.
Coolist is known for their PostRow builder, and you can choose
to have a single post from more than 15 available styles.
If you’ve ever visited usatoday.com, you will notice
previous/next post arrow on a center of the page, that is
possible with Coolist.
Another exciting plugin is integrated within a theme is a
reaction which can be customized.
Another fantastic theme by Meks – Gridlove is an excellent
choice to create magazine site quickly. You can create a
flexible homepage layout, highlight post & widget, multiple
header designs, customize single post layout, unlimited color
and optimized for fast
loading website .
Along with above amazing features, you also get the following.
- Custom widgets
- Paginated multi-page post
- Post views
- bbPress compatible
- One-click updates
- Sticky Sidebar
- Infinite scroll loading on post
Flex Mag is powerful
magazine theme which has the features of showing next post
automatically when users scroll to the end.
It’s entirely responsive, and following are incomplete
- Nine featured post layouts
- 8 article layout
- WooCommerce ready to start the online store
- Theme options
Having next post shown automatically has helped me in bounce
rate, and I am happy about it. If you are looking for something
similar, then I hope above themes help you.