GreatMag is an ideal minimalistic magazine template for your news site or even a simple blog from themes. This beautiful theme comes up with many custom widgets, colors, and areas to show your latest news, advertisements.
If you find it difficult to set up GreatMag, just use One-click demo import to make your work easier. It's good to have this tool, but it's greater to have SiteOrigin page builder. You can easily build your website with all the widget and layout modules from SiteOrigin and GreatMag without touching code.
GreatMag is reputed for being a highly customizable and feature-rich free Magazine theme. Although the design is minimal, its features are amazing. A host of layouts, color sections, header sections, ... make GreatMag so flexible. Moreover, it's supported by SiteOrigin page builder with many widgets made from GreatMag.
On the other hand, this free WordPress magazine theme still has some mistakes in the Customizer. SEO hasn't been effectively optimized is another cons.
Generally, if you're looking for a minimalistic style theme that is rich of features, GreatMag is a good choice.