Publish Issues with WordPress

The IssueM plugin lets you quickly build an issue based WordPress magazine or news site. Set up your current issue on any page. Load your articles and launch each issue in 1 click. Past issues are automatically archived for easy browsing and search visibility.


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Ready to go issue layout

Choose your current issue & archive pages, add the Active cover widget, and your issues are ready for prime time.

Creates easy to browse past issues

Your Archives page automatically loads up all your past issues for easy browsing. Issue URLs are preserved to keep attracting visitors from search.

Easily add articles

Assign articles to issues, choose what gets featured, provide author credit and teaser excerpts. Launch your issue in 1 click.

Responsive & works with any theme

If your theme is mobile responsive, your articles and issues will act accordingly. The plugin works with any theme, and make sure you have a look at our IssueM theme.

Publish a blog with your issues

You can even migrate your best blog posts into special issues to sell or promote (see our Migration & Paywall plugins)

Developer friendly

Get stuck into IssueM development via github. Fork our public repository and help us become the #1 platform for magazine and news sites.



Add-on: Sponsored article plugin (free)

Our Sponsored Article plugin lets you quickly change a standard post or article into a native ad. With a quick checkbox selection your article will be clearly displayed as an ad. This offers you a great premium ad placement in your publication.

Add-on: Issue-to-PDF plugin

The Issue-to-PDF plugin turns any issue created with the IssueM plugin into a PDF, ready to print. It preserves your formatting (bold, italics, and image wrapping). It will output your cover image, table of contents and number each page.
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Add-on: Posts-to-Issues Migration plugin

Need to migrate your posts into issues? This is the plugin you have been looking for. Bulk migrate posts, pages, and other post types into your selected issue. Choose whether to keep a copy of your post or to delete it after migration.

Add-on: Leaky Paywall plugin

Our metered paywall plugin for WordPress let’s your readers try before they subscribe… The Leaky Paywall solves the hard paywall problem by letting every published article get found in Google search and shared socially via Facebook and the rest.
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Add-on: Advanced Issue Search plugin

Give your readers a more powerful way to find your articles with the Advanced Search plugin. Search by issue, category and/or keyword.

Add-on: IssueM Magazine theme

Launch your issue based magazine or news site fast. The IssueM Magazine theme works seamlessly with our IssueM plugin to publish true issues with WordPress. Mobile responsive, your publication will look great on any device.

Add-on: SimpleMag theme

This clean and mobile responsive theme by ThemesIndep is one of the top magazine style themes available on themeforest. The SimpleMag Child Theme now adds true issue based publication functionality when used with the free IssueM plugin.
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Add-on: Ultimate Magazine Theme

Mobile 1st and and fast, the Ultimate Magazine Theme was forged for publishers to handle issue and blog publishing. Looks gorgeous on any phone, tablet, phablet, or desktop device. Images and content will resize beautifully to any screen size… large or small.

Custom Development


If you are looking for customizations, or need us to build a complete magazine or news site, why not get in touch and see what we can do?