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24 Best WordPress Newspaper Themes for News Websites & Magazines

Are you still looking for a fully functional magazine theme to create a viral news or magazine website. Well your search ends here. When we switched to the theme Sahifa on designscrazed we saw a rise in pageviews start away. These WordPress newspaper themes we have listed are capable of delivering high ad revenue and better user engagement.

Viewers on your website expect good page readability, easy navigation, high quality pictures, fast loading pages. We have considered these factors and also shop integration plugins like Woocommerce, banner placement options so that your magazine or news website meets all your demands. Themes here are well optimized for search engines with schema rich snippets for showing latest news. It is important that a premium news theme has a rating system, Woocommerce integration, should have a forum for discussion, should be translation friendly and should also be able to support ads without losing the security of your website. So jump ahead and check our handpicked list of 24 best WordPress Newspaper Themes for 2018 that offer great features for your buck.

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Click Mag

Your website will always be flooded with visitors by using an excellent theme such as Click Mag. You can be assured that your customers will have an amazing user experience with this amazing theme. Advertisements are displayed brilliantly on Click Mag. From being SEO optimized to have several options to have your content shared – Click Mag is a great option to be selected as a theme for your site.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 95
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 83
  • Mobile Speed: 77
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Viral WordPress News Magazine Theme

TagDiv Newspaper

If you wish to explore the writer part of you and wish to show your talent to others by writing articles and blogs then there is no other theme better than TagDiv Newspaper. The theme has been designed to function with ease making it a good option for websites meant for reviews, news, publishing, and magazine. There are some cool plugins that have been embedded in this theme such as WooCommerce, bbPress Forum and Buddy Press. The theme actively supports responsive AdSense and Google Ads.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 85
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 90
  • Mobile Speed: 98
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Vlog Theme

This theme is meant specifically for videography as the theme holds all the functionalities to build a magazine where you could present all your videos and related articles. From video sharing to video blogging or even video tutorials the theme is also compatible with Dailymotion, YouTube, and Vimeo. The content displayed looks flawless and your website will be the talk of the town in no time with viewers having your content seen and shared all the time.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 90
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 86
  • Mobile Speed: 76
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Sahifa – Responsive WordPress Theme

Sahifa is a fully responsive theme which is meant for Newspaper, blogs and Magazine websites. The admin panel has an array of settings which you can configure according to your need. The theme is also translation ready and you can select the language of your choice. You also have the option to have a Multilanguage website as the theme is compatible with WPML.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 91
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 84
  • Mobile Speed: 69
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Sahifa WordPress Theme for magazines

Voice Clean WordPress Theme

Voice Clean is a flexible and customizable responsive theme that has been designed for magazines, news, and editorial websites. There is an unlimited range of colors and fonts for you to play with. The design is focused on the readability and has a wonderful typography. The theme is fully responsive and it also comes with WooCommerce for a beautiful virtual shop if you decide to have one.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 96
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 90
  • Mobile Speed: 74
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CheerUp Blog / Magazine – WordPress Blog Theme

Those looking to blog and have an online magazine then CheerUp is the theme that will make their online presence a joy for its viewers. There are more than 100 layouts that can be used to design minimal yet stylish magazines. There are some unique headers that you could have positioned in six different ways on your page.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 96
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 57
  • Mobile Speed: 74
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Diginex – Magazine, Blog, News and Viral WordPress Theme

The designers of the theme are TouchSize and they have ensured that the theme is equipped with all the necessary features to design a website for a magazine. There are about six single post layouts that are customizable and will give your viewer a wonderful user experience. You can have animated content on your website with the GIP thumbnail support and attract more viewers every day.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 85
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 79
  • Mobile Speed: 67
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SanFrancisco – MultiConcept Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

SanFranciso is another theme that is meant for those who intend to have a website for virtual magazine. The interface of the theme is powerful with which you could create several pages in no time. The theme is friendly for the beginners and can even be operated by those who have no knowledge about the codes.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 81
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 83
  • Mobile Speed: 70
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Gridlove – Creative Grid Style News & Magazine WordPress Theme

Magazine and news websites are what Gridlove theme has been created for. You can have a fully functional website ready in no time. There are several predefined layouts and the theme has been made highly flexible. You can highlight your important posts or the ones that have been sponsored by displaying them differently.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 97
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 87
  • Mobile Speed: 74
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Grid Love WordPress Theme for news websites

Authentic – Lifestyle Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

Authentic WordPress theme is what you need to opt for if you are a lifestyle blogger or wish to have a website for a magazine. This is a minimal theme hence your visitors can have access to genuine content. There is a range of social share buttons including Pinterest ‘Pin it’ button using which your viewers can share and pin your content on different social platforms.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 99
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 45
  • Mobile Speed: 71
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Innovation WordPress Theme

With Innovation WordPress theme you can have a happening magazine or blog running in no time. With 11 spectacular concept layouts for you to select from, you can have an exceptional blogging or magazine website for you. The theme is extremely easy to work on as it has the one click import demo feature and it has also been made WooCommerce ready.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 80
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 86
  • Mobile Speed: 77
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Soledad – Multi-Concept Blog/Magazine WP Theme

Soledad theme is specially created for Magazine and blog websites. This WordPress theme boasts to get a score more than 90 on the Google Pagespeed test. Besides being responsive and retina ready the theme is also translation ready and can be set up in the language of choice. Soledad offers over 900 homepages and a ton of other features that wait to be explored.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 89
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 89
  • Mobile Speed: 66
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The Review: Multi-Purpose Review & Magazine Theme

The Review theme is meant for websites such as magazine and review. With this theme you have the option to create all types of reviews for movies, games, technology, travel etc. Every item for review has a unified hub page with tabbed navigation where all types of videos, news and images that are related to the content can be presented. Both admin and users can have the item reviewed. The theme is clean and responsive with other exciting features.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 93
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 53
  • Mobile Speed: 33
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The Review WordPress magazine Theme

15Zine – HD Magazine / Newspaper WordPress Theme

15Zine is a great theme to be used for designing magazine and newspaper websites. The theme comprises of an integrated review system. The easy to use drag and drop builder helps in creating powerful and modern layouts that are exceptionally intriguing to look at. It has also been integrated with bbPress and WooCommerce that can be styled according to you. The regular sized images can be turned into full-screen, and all this requires no short codes. It also has a megamenu that can be used to display the most important post of the day/week or month.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 96
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 90
  • Mobile Speed: 77
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Rigel Responsive Magazine Newspaper Theme

RIgel is a fully responsive and retina ready magazine and newspaper theme that has around 15 predefined styles and layouts that can be activated with just one click. You have options to customize your design too. It also features the drag and drop style content builder which makes your work easy and fast. You can also have a stylish virtual store with the WooCommerce integrated plugin that comes with this theme.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 95
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 40
  • Mobile Speed: 75
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Rigel Responsive WordPress Theme

Herald – News Portal & Magazine WordPress Theme

Herald has been designed keeping in mind the magazines and news portals. The theme is fully responsive and the images can be seen perfectly in all the devices. There are sticky sidebars, more than 500 variations for listing of your article, four pagination types, several colours to select from, custom widgets – all this with no coding required at all. With the unlimited features of Herald your website is going to the exceptional.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 97
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 90
  • Mobile Speed: 74
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Bitz – News & Publishing Theme

There are more than 10 different styles in Bitz using which you can display your articles in any type of layout. The theme is meant for news and publishing websites. There are built in theme options which can be easily customized according to the requirements of the post. It also features a review system with comments for your users. The smart sticky header will let your viewers enjoy distraction free reading as it hides when you scroll down to read and appears again when you go up.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 99
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 58
  • Mobile Speed: 73
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Bitz News WordPress Theme

WorldPlus WordPress Theme

There are many important features that have been included in WorldPlus theme which make it an exceptional theme to be considered for designing Magazines and news websites. The theme has been integrated with ad blocks so you can add different types of ad revenue systems and even monetize your online magazine or news service. The theme is clear, crisp, sharp, loads fast and fully responsive.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 85
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 49
  • Mobile Speed: 77
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Look: A Fashion & Beauty News, Magazine, & Blog WordPress Theme

The theme Look is best suited for websites that revolve around lifestyle, fashion, recipes, beauty, travel and craft. The designers of Look offer lifetime free updates that are absolutely free. Newspaper, blog and magazine websites look excellent if designed with this theme. There is a powerful page builder and one click installer which is easy even for a beginner to handle.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 95
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 90
  • Mobile Speed: 78
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Look Fashion Magazine WordPress Theme

NewEdge – Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

The theme NewEdge comes with MailChimp integrated in it so you can send newsletters to send across to your customers or even create a community. The theme is best suited for magazine, review and news websites. There are 4 homepage variations that you have, it comes in a responsive design, is translation ready, has one click demo, ad management and many more features.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 58
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 68
  • Mobile Speed: 54
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NewEdge Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

Newsstand – Responsive Magazine & Editorial WordPress Theme

Newsstand is one of the best Magazine themes that can be used to design a responsive and attractive magazine, editorial, blogging, newspaper, journal and fashion website. It features an advanced panel for the admin that comprises of options to customize the logo, header and footer. You also get social sharing options that has already been integrated in the theme. Newsstand also has the WPML plugin and WooCommerce plugin so you can have a multi-language website and set up an online shop.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 93
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 59
  • Mobile Speed: 38
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NewStand - premium Magazine WordPress Theme

Magneto – Multi Concept Newspaper / News / Magazine / Blog WordPress Theme

Magneto is retina ready and fully responsive theme that is best suited for newspaper, blogging, magazine and news websites. There are many options for colours and fonts which you can use and it also features the AJAX with which you can get results while you are typing. The designers of the theme offer a wonderful customer support in case you face problem while installing the theme.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 82
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 76
  • Mobile Speed: 63
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Magneto - best magazine WordPress Theme

Magazine Tana – Newspaper Music Movie & Fashion, 8 in 1 Magazine Theme

Designed excusively for magazines, newspaper, movies and fashion websites the theme is bright and colourful with several wondrous features that you can use to set up a happening website. There are some exclusively useful plugins that help your website to have more features and gives your viewers an easy to navigate and readable website.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 81
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 54
  • Mobile Speed: 45
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Tana News WordPress Theme for fashion news website

Best – Clean & Beautiful Magazine WordPress Theme

Best theme has been known to load fast which means your viewers are going to be feud to your website for the latest news and articles that you put up. The theme has been Google AdSense optimized so you can make some extra monetary benefits with the same traffic that your website attracts. It also features a MegaMenu which can be designed by you to show links, make drop down menus, posts and categories. Best theme has been SEO optimized so your website can be featured on the top of the search results. It has been schema integrated so the search engines can look up all your content.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 90
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 89
  • Mobile Speed: 79
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NewsPaper – Beautiful Content-Oriented WordPress Magazine Theme

NewsPaper theme helps to display your content in a stunning way. There are several features and any different layouts that help in making your website beautiful. The theme is best suited for newspaper and magazine websites. The theme is fully responsive and retina ready and the pictures displayed couldn’t have looked better than on NewsPaper theme.

  • Pingdom Website Speed: 95
  • Google Page Speed Desktop: 83
  • Mobile Speed: 77
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NewsPaper WordPress Theme for online magazines

About Allie Kingsley

Allie Kingsley is a social media manager for designscrazed. She is crazy about new gadgets and up to date with latest technology trends. Use comments to notify any issues you are facing.

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