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News and magazine themes help you build robust journalism sites. These themes frequently include extra features such as specialized widgets, social sharing functionality, advanced search, post grids, galleries, and more. Learn more about our recommended themes for this category in the table below and compare their features – some of which may only be available in pro or premium versions.


Newsmag is a theme specifically tailored for blogs, news, and magazines sites and comes with 14 prebuilt websites. It helps you display blog posts and articles that rank well in search results and make money with responsive display ads in 10 pre-defined – or 5 custom – sections of your site.

Newspaper is a multipurpose theme that works especially well for blogs, news, and magazines, and offers unlimited ad possibilities. Based on frontend customization, drag and drop functionality, and flexible elements, it includes 90+ pre-built websites, 1000+ editable templates, and elements for single posts and pages.

Pricing model
Theme price$49From $59
Date testedMay 21, 2021December 17, 2020
Library of pre-built websites
Various layouts for archive
Various layouts for single post templates
Various layouts for pages
Native page builder
Custom header builder & templates
Custom footer builder & templates
WooCommerce Ready
Customizable Mobile Pages
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We only recommend themes that show an ongoing commitment to WPML compatibility. The authors of the themes featured in the table above work closely with the WPML team on a regular basis to ensure you can build a reliable, multilingual site.

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