The free IssueM plugin lets you quickly add issue management to WordPress magazine and news sites.
Load your articles and launch each issue in 1 click. Past issues are automatically archived for easy browsing and search visibility. Extend your reach by connecting IssueM to iOS and Android apps
1000+ publishers are currently using IssueM
How IssueM works
IssueM creates a new post type called Articles. You create your articles and assigned them to an issue. Once your issue is ready to go live you simply change your issue to Live status. The last issue created becomes the current issue and is automatically displayed on your current issue page.
All issues are available on your past issues page and are displayed by cover image in a grid layout.
Major components of the IssueM plugin:
- Three article types to publish with: Feature rotator/Feature thumbnail/Standard article
- Cover image widget always displays what issue you are reading
- Current issue articles widget creates a handy navigation for the articles in the currently viewed issue
- iOS and Android app publishing with UniPress
- Extend IssueM with these IssueM Add-ons
Here is what a current issue layout can look like:
Here is what a past issues layout looks like:
IssueM plugin features
Ready to go issue layout
Choose your current issue & archive pages, add the Active Issue 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.
Your readers always know what issue they are in
The Active Issue widget always displays what issue you are reading
Display your current issue articles in your sidebar
Every issue can display your current issue articles using the Article List widget
Easily add articles
Assign articles to issues, choose what gets featured, provide author credit and teaser excerpts. Launch your issue in 1 click.
Easily assign feature articles
With a checkbox, articles can automatically display in the Feature Rotator and Feature Thumbnail sections
Responsive & works with any theme
If your theme is mobile responsive, your articles and issues will look great on mobile devices. Works with any theme.
Publish a blog with your issues for in between news
You can even migrate selected blog posts into special issues. See our Migration plugin
Get stuck into IssueM development via github. Fork our public repository and help us become the #1 platform for magazine and news sites
IssueM Add Ons
UniPress is the easiest way to launch iOS and Android apps for your WordPress, IssueM, and Leaky Paywall readers.
The Issue-to-PDF plugin turns any issue created with the IssueM plugin into a PDF, ready to print.
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