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If you’re getting ready to create your online newspaper website then you’ve come to the right spot. In this weeks review we’ve compiled a list of 10 newspaper themes all free from the WordPress Template database.

Flexibility of page layouts with multiple column and widget options will give you plenty of opportunities to adapt your content to any of the below templates. With plenty of advert space you’ll have ample opportunity to advertise with your website.

Whether you’re a beginner or highly knowledge of website design WordPress has templates that are quick set-up and easy design. You’ll be able to update your content with ease. With options to showcase featured articles you can position your latest and most popular pieces front and center. This gives you an edge with always having fresh content for repeat users.

Explore this weeks, 10 free news themes. All templates are housed in the WordPress database with one-click download.

Please share your comments below. If you have a theme we can feature let us know!


ionMag Free News WordPress Theme

ionMag Free News WordPress theme is designed to help you create amazing blog and magazine websites. Responsive and retina ready, ionMag makes sure that every piece of content is delivered with the same high-quality, on any device. Developed as an open-source project, this beautiful template includes a drag and drop page builder for the frontend, various header styles, premium widgets, an intuitive Theme Options Panel, and even more.

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Newspaper X

Newspaper X Theme

When it comes to WordPress themes for magazines, users have certain expectations. The perfect theme should be fast, easy to customize, secure, and eye-grabbing. Clean but dazzling, Newspaper X meets even the highest demands. If you were looking for a news theme to help you create a unique and recognizable brand image, look no more.



GreatMag Theme

GreatMag is a modern magazine theme that gives you all the tools you need to quickly build an awesome news site or even a simple blog. GreatMag comes with tons of custom widgets, color options, font control and much more.


The Newswire

The Newswire Theme

The Newswire theme is design for local news sites and blogs. Taking a lead from popular news sites like the HuffPo it has a huge home page slider showing the latest posts (or sticky posts if you prefer). The customize options also let you upload your own logo, change fonts, colors and background without any custom coding. The theme has two customizable menus and you can even add banner code to the header and sidebar from the customize menu. Of course it is fully responsive so works great on mobiles, tablets and desktops.

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News Magazine

News Magazine Theme

News Magazine is a responsive, stylish, user-friendly and SEO-friendly theme. Though it has been made especially for multi-category news websites, it is a perfect fit for any website type: landing pages, business portfolio, event site, corporate, personal branding & commercial websites. The theme uses simple, clean flat design; it is responsive, retina ready. Theme back-end built on web-dorado framework is very easy to use. The theme comes equipped with a wide list of customizable features allowing you to make different kind of changes in layout, style, colors and fonts with minimum coding knowledge. The theme has several full-width responsive templates with menu and sidebar layout settings. News Magazine has a large slider for the breaking/current news and dynamic front-page builder. It also showcases images in responsive elegant lightbox with full-screen image slideshow. News Magazine is multilingual ready (WPML), cross-browser compatible, and works fine with major WordPress plugins like JetPack, Contact Form 7, bbPress, WooCommerce and many others.

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Daily Insight

Daily Insight Theme

Daily Insight is a news and magazine WordPress free theme which can transform your blog into a modern online magazine which is best suited for dynamic news websites or professional blogs about technology, science, gadgets or anything else you can imagine. It comes with a wide variety of options so you can modify Styling, Featured Slider, Menus, Widgets and much more, directly from theme customizer. This theme is translation ready and woocommerce ready.


Nova Press

Novapress Theme

Start your own viral news blog with Novapress; a powerful theme inspired by Viral Nova

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xMag Theme

xMag is a free Magazine WordPress Theme. It features a simple and elegant design. This theme comes with great features for magazine, blog and news websites.



MeisterMag Theme

MeisterMag is a fast WordPress theme perfect for blog or blogs, news, newspaper, magazine, and publishing websites. The template is designed to help you build websites without any effort and coding skills. MeisterMag is easy to use and personalize, with all the settings for header, footer, menu, ads, and logo located in the Customizer panel. The theme is fully responsive and works with AMP plugins, with an outstanding sharp design, clean code, an elegant structure and an attractive mobile approach.



VMag Theme

VMag is a complete Free WordPress theme for online magazines, newspapers and professional blogs. It is completely built on Customizer tool, which allows you to customize most of the theme settings easily with live previews. It is fully widgetized theme so as to let users manage the website using the easy to use widgets. Bold typography, large images and beautiful colors are the main features, which make it ideal for magazines and newspapers. It is a flexible and powerful theme, which provides a lot of customization possibilities to the users. The whole theme structure is built using clean code, making the theme secure and SEO friendly. It is a fully responsive free theme for WordPress.

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Metro Magazine

Metro Magazine Theme

Metro Magazine is a modern responsive magazine style WordPress theme suitable for news, newspaper, magazine, sports, technology, food, travel, blogs, publishing, business and any kind of sites. The theme is built on Customizer and it allows you to easily customize your website with live previews. Metro Magazine includes color scheme and color for categories, which you can use to change the look and feel of your website with a click. The theme is Speed and Search Engine Optimized (SEO) to help you easily climb the google rank. Other feature includes social media integration, custom widgets, author bio, breadcrumb, advertisement settings, custom CSS, translation ready and more.


Published by Janelle Brandon


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