News sites come and go but there are several ones that have become extremely popular. For instance, The Verge has become a dominant tech news player with millions of monthly visitors. Several other large news such as TechCrunch, Engadget, CNN, Forbes, Reuters, The New York Times, and other use WordPress as a platform. We’re offering you to take a look at the following collection of the best local newspaper, city magazine, and daily press WP themes for news sites, blogs, portals, and other news-oriented websites.
A perfect free responsive news style WordPress theme providing a beautiful well-organized magazine look and feel, carefully designed to give a stunning impression to your visitors. Represent your categories with different colors and make your site colorful and crisp.
This theme is specially crafted for news, newspaper, publishing, and magazine types of sites. Got a new magazine site project? This theme will be an ideal fit. The theme is fully responsive and cross-browser compatible.View Demo
Critique is a magazine, newspaper & review WordPress theme available with 3 homepage layouts available with metro, boxed, and split-screen carousel styles of headers. It also contains a number of functional pages like About, Categories, Post Styles, Shop layouts, Contacts, and more to be created.
The theme is powered by the Elementor front-end drag-and-drop page builder; supports WooCommerce shop functionality, WPML translation support, color scheme editor, GDPR compliance, Slider Revolution & Swiper Slider included, user menu and main menu support, interactive ajax search, flexible colors & typography, 750+ Customizer options, custom post types, custom widget sets, custom shortcodes, and more features.View Demo
Magzine is a magazine and review WordPress theme that comes with 8 different homepage layouts, a unique hub system, specific review features, 40+ design elements, different page titles, item loops, and popups, prebuilt headers, and footers, as well as a number of pre-made inner page templates.
The theme is based on the Elementor front-end drag-and-drop page builder, supports bbPress and BuddyPress forum plugins, WooCommerce shop functionality, WPML translation support, WPForms Lite support, RTL compatibility, and many more features.View Demo
Veen is a minimal and lightweight blog WordPress theme that comes with 8 homepage layouts including minimal style, posts slider, grid style, posts, and category carousel styles, grid with sidebar, 2 and 4 columns styles as well as 2 advertising areas.
The theme comes with minified and optimized code, Open Graph support, AMP support, dedicated advertising section, a sticky sidebar for posts, lazy load for post content, embed and lists, custom author, tag, and 404 pages, video support, custom galleries, and many more features.View Demo
The only magazine/blog theme you need to maximize clicks and keep visitors flooding back to your site. From its various social sharing options, trending posts, maximum ad exposure, SEO optimization, and attractive design, Click Mag will deliver the best user experience and clicks of any WordPress theme you’ve ever used!
Easily replace the standard featured image in posts with embedded video or audio from sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud. The theme and its images look sharp and crisp on retina-ready devices! 800+ Google Fonts for the general text, navigation menu text, Featured Posts & Headlines, article title, and headings are included.View Demo
A news & editorial focus design tool providing a responsive clean and minimal WordPress theme for news editorial and blogger. Using the latest WordPress technology and the support of popular WordPress plugins, the theme is the right choice for your online magazine.
Grand News supports a responsive layout so it looks great on all devices. It has predefined unique demos design specially for news & editorial as well as many more things which can be imported with one click. The theme is built especially for news & editorial focus websites so it has various tools to build your awesome news or blog website.View Demo
A creative grid-style WordPress theme with a focus on news and magazine websites. With many predefined layouts and templates, you’ll have an extraordinary website up and running in no time – no coding required!
Choose from a wide range of predefined layouts to match your personal taste, all with a few clicks. Build a highly flexible homepage, display an unlimited number of post groups chosen by specific criteria, and easily organize them on the page with a drag and drop modules system. Give accent to most popular, sponsored, or any other special posts – make them stand out by displaying them in a different style.View Demo
A fully responsive magazine template allows the readers to choose a responsive version or desktop variant. The variable width of this magazine theme allows you to choose either narrow, wide, or custom width.
The theme includes a very unique feature allowing you to turn visitors into creators, you can let the readers notify you about sensations by a build-in “submit message/video feature”. The backend and frontend user interface of this theme was tested by real people without any specific programming skills. A RevoComposer drag-and-drop page builder is included.View Demo
A convenient and powerful, easy to use, and highly resourceful, modern, and readily responsive WordPress magazine website theme. With Tana Magazine, you get access to an incredible collection of professional quality demo websites for niches like Fashion, Movie, Music, Travel, Fitness, and Newspaper, as well as single-page magazine website demos and tons of template pages for specific purposes.
The theme is a comprehensive framework for the uncomplicated creation of state-of-the-art magazine websites across a range of niches and applications without having to write any code and ready to go live within minutes of initial one-click data setup. It comes with Revolution Slider, Contact Form 7 compatibility, MailChimp compatibility, and many more features.View Demo
An amazing modern newspaper theme for WordPress news websites. All that you need in a news or magazine theme is good spacing, clean typography, great SEO results, and perfect Google Adsense placement, and all of that is available here.
The theme comes with a great design based on all SEO rules and advice from experts. This is a perfect WordPress magazine theme you can choose to build a professional news website, it can be used to build a simple personal or company blog too, with the advanced theme options. Daylight and Night skins and features are included, you can customize your website and build your layout in a very easy way.View Demo
A clean and minimal WordPress theme for blog and magazine websites. Built with the latest WordPress technology, the theme supports a responsive layout so it looks great on all devices. It has predefined styling for blog posts which can be imported with one click.
Make your website unique with the fabulous feature “What’s Hot & Trending”, to show your visitors which posts have the biggest number of sharing and comments and which posts have the biggest greatest amount of views. Match your Brand Identity choosing from various screen colors and 20+ pre-designed layouts.View Demo
A simple, feature-rich, user-friendly, fast-loading, customizable, functional, and modern WordPress news, newspaper, magazine, blog, video, and publishing theme. This theme is fully responsive, fits any size of display from lower to higher resolutions, and supports all modern browsers. It also supports YouTube and Vimeo videos.
The theme has multiple homepages and header variations and an easy-to-use admin back-end. The flexible and powerful options allow you to customize the theme easily, and the drag & drop page builder makes it easy to create unique and creative homepages. The theme is absolutely SEO-friendly.View Demo
We hope you will adore this collection and manage to choose the most impressive theme just for your specific blogging needs.
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