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Do you remember the old papers? Delivered to your doorsteps every morning? Big format, difficult to hold and handle? I used to love the smell of fresh coffee and printed paper. But they all had one big flaw: by the time you read the newspaper, the news isn’t all that new. All printed editions are losing the war on the Internet because they can’t keep up with the dynamism of the online environment.

Over the time, WordPress has established itself as a great platform for any website. The biggest players in the publishing industry are using WordPress, sites like The Verge, TechCrunch, Forbes, Reuters, The New York Times and many others managed to gather millions of readers.

Today’s newspapers are defined by three primary components: design, page loading speed, and content. This collection of the best News WordPress templates can help you decide on a theme that will save you from the hassle of design, functionality and speed optimization. Choosing the right WordPress theme gives you the time to focus only on the content you want to publish.

All the templates from the “Best News WordPress Themes” top are premium, and they can help you build any blog and news niche such as fashion, tech, sports, politics, games, and everything in between. Highly customizable, powered by well-designed page builders, flexible, with dozens of fonts and custom widgets, each of these themes will help you create a professional news website with ease.

Best News WordPress Themes

1Newspaper Theme Review

Last updated on June 7, 2017 Newspaper is a beautiful news theme created by tagDiv, an Envato Power Elite author, with the publishing industry in mind. Built to handle large amounts of content, Newspaper features a bold and elegant design combined with the power of versatility. Loaded with features dedicated to making the website look professional, Newspaper is a must-have theme for beginners, but also...

2Publisher

Publisher is a blog WordPress theme created by the Better-Studio author. The template offers many customization options, starting with the 9 predefined demos ready to be installed with one click. It also comes with multiple pre-made homepages, so you don't have to start from scratch. Publisher lets you customize everything from layouts and headers to sidebars, galleries, and everything in between. You can change the...

3Mag

Mag is a fresh WordPress publishing theme, carefully handcrafted and designed with flexibility in mind. It has a bold design which is suitable for news, magazine and blog websites. This template allows you to personalize your website and draw attention to your content through the multiple options related to articles. You can choose from different category layouts, single article styles, and smart article blocks. You...

4Zox News

Zox News is a WordPress theme that can help you create your own blog. The Zox News template comes with a responsive design, that allows users to navigate through your website from any screen device. Some of the important features this theme includes are the article layouts, featured posts layouts, parallax leaderboard ad, Theia Post Slider, Theia Sticky Sidebar, Reviewer Plugin, Woocommerce-ready, and more. Moreover,...

5Newsmag Theme Review

Last updated on October 19, 2017 If you want to create blog posts and articles with ease, the Newsmag premium WordPress theme will surely be your tool. It was built in November 2014 by tagDiv, an Envato Power Elite Author, for news, newspaper, magazines websites. The Newsmag creators have developed a very flexible template, with different layouts, elegant demos, dedicated elements and multiple choices to...

6Jannah

Jannah is a magazine theme developed by the TieLabs, an Envato Power Elite Author. It is a template designed with a responsive and retina ready layout. You can choose from pre-defined demos, unlimited header styles, built-in Ajax Mega Menus, Block Layouts, Slider Styles, and more. The Jannah theme is AMP compatible, this option makes the page loading even faster on mobile, and improves the search engine...

7Gillion

Gillion is a brand new WordPress theme for blogs and magazine sites. It was developed by the Shufflehound author with a responsive layout so that your website will display the same on any screen size device. Gillion has twelve demos ready to be imported for a fast start of a fashion, food, tech, or lifestyle website. The Post layouts are a great way to add style...

8Vlog Magazine

Vlog is a beautifully crafted WordPress theme with a strong focus on videography. It also perfectly complements the needs of complex magazine websites with sophisticated layouts and dynamic ways to present your videos and articles in any way you can imagine. Whether you need a website for video-blogging, video tutorials or any sort of viral video sharing, Vlog is a perfect choice. Fully compatible with...

9BoomBox

Boombox is the most powerful and flexible viral and buzz style WordPress theme. Flexible and fully customizable magazine, this theme combined with a ton of snacks and exclusive features, all that packed with dozens of popular plugins and top-notch design. Want to create your own next Buzzfeed.com, Playbuzz.com, 9gag.com, Boredpanda.com or Mashable.com? Then this theme is right for you! Want to create your own...

10SmartMag Theme Review

Last updated on: March 3, 2017 SmartMag is an elegant premium WordPress theme developed in February 2014 by Themesphere, an Envato Elite author. The template is built with care for details to suit any news, blog, or magazine website. SmartMag comes with a well-structured settings hierarchy and brings all the necessary tools to help you create a beautiful site. This theme has some dedicated features...

11Sahifa Theme Review

Last updated on August 1, 2017 Sahifa is a premium news, blog and magazine theme developed by TieLabs, an Egyptian Envato power elite author. Specialized in WordPress, the developers have enhanced Sahifa with a variety of homepage sliders and post features, specially designed for a news website. Being the sixth theme of TieLabs, Sahifa is their best selling product. The theme’s design is very flexible. Your...

12The Voux Theme Review

Last updated on August 29, 2017 The Voux is a premium news and magazine theme launched in May 2015 by the Fuel Themes, an Envato elite author. This template comes packed with custom widgets, predefined templates, sliders and a lot of different styles, all combined in a beautiful WordPress theme. Every WordPress user can manage The Voux with ease, and the author developed a lightweight...

13Boal

Boal is a fresh theme developed by the Nanoagency author, for all kinds of blog, news, newspaper, magazine, publishing or review sites. It is a responsive template with a one-click demo import system which helps you start a website quickly. Boal lets you enhance the looks of your pages with the predefined homepages and post layouts. The headers and footers can be easily styled and...

14Vlogger

Vlogger is a video WordPress theme for YouTubers, Video Tutorials, Online Courses and video blogs. This template is suitable for any type of video content, from fun videos to professional tutorials. It has a quick demo installation system which imports content and helps install the recommended plugins. With Vlogger, you can customize your website according to your preferences by changing the headers, adding parallax effects,...

15Bingo

Bingo is a fresh template developed by the Theme-Ruby author, especially for magazine, newspaper, or blog websites. This theme has an easy-to-import system that allows you to choose from several homepage layouts that are highly customizable. Bingo has various blog styles, block templates, and beautiful post layouts that support video, gallery and audio formats. Also, you can use different sidebars and change their position...

16Look

LOOK is a multi-concept news, magazine & blog WordPress theme. It is suited for sites that deliver news about Fashion, Craft, Beauty, Travel, Lifestyle, Recipe and so on. With LOOK, you'll receive a beautiful modern template with multiple layouts, tons of features, with 1 Click Installer and a powerful Page Builder. LOOK comes with a huge range of powerful tools in the back-end saving time and...

17Voice Magazine

Voice is a responsive WordPress magazine theme created by Meks, an Envato elite author. With all the available features, you can easily customize a template for your blog, news, magazine or editorial website. This theme is highly customizable, directly with a Theme Options panel that allows you to quickly create a styled site. It is also flexible enough to meet a variety of requirements with...

18Gridlove

Gridlove is a creative WordPress theme designed for news and magazine websites. This theme has an elegant and responsive design and offers you many predefined layouts to build a beautiful website, without coding knowledge. Gridlove aims to present your articles in many attractive ways. You can display an unlimited number of post groups chosen by specific criteria and organize them easily with the drag...

1915Zine

15Zine is an excellent magazine WordPress theme. Developed by Codetipi, an Envato elite author, 15Zine comes with a drag & drop page builder, that allows users to create beautiful pages. This template is very flexible, and it comes packed with many interesting features. Responsive and retina ready, you can customize the 15Zine theme without any coding knowledge. It also integrates a versatile advertisement system designed to...

20RedMag

RedMag theme comes as a source of information and entertainment for all people and is a powerful theme designed for monetization across multiple income streams. Fully responsive, this theme will display properly across all devices and screen sizes. RedMag’s ad “hotspots” are strategically placed throughout this content-driven theme to attract the eye without compromising the user experience. RedMag comes with multiple predefined homepages ready to...

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Lisa Jones
Editor-in-chief of WPion. 100% passionate about WordPress, Lisa is part time web developer and part time front-end designer. With a master's degree in computer science, she is specialized in CSS, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL and PHP. Lisa uses her knowledge and experience to offer you a complete analysis of WordPress most popular themes and plugins.

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    • Hi, Jen! Thank you for your appreciation! We want to provide valuable information to our visitors, and we analyze each template with great attention to details :).

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