Top 10 WordPress Theme for Newspaper Sites

By Partho, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, September 23, 2009

wordpress1WordPress themes are immensely popular among bloggers looking to generate online newspapers site. Using a WordPress theme for newspaper site holds a number of advantages. WordPress Newspaper templates not only saves a lot of time, but also allows easy customizations. It lends the newspaper sites a more professional and unique look. What’s more, it assists bloggers in accelerating their conversion rate. Well, it’s a baffling job to search for newspaper styles themes out of the thousands of WordPress themes on the Internet. We went for extensive googling to sort out the top 10 WordPress themes for newspaper sites just for you.

1. Wordpress Revolution News Theme

Designed precisely for newspaper sites, this WordPress theme features a stunning web 2.0 fashioned 3-column home page layout. It offers multiple post templates for main category pages and their sub-articles. Main article would be featured right on the upper left and the image is pulled from the article to ensure that it is highlighted. Articles are displayed in the center column and the right column has News sign-up box, ads and category/date links.

The news theme package comes at $59.95


2. Advanced Newspaper

This is a polished and professional WordPress newspaper theme that allows you to present an array of information in an organized manner. It’s almost like reading an interactive newspaper. Some of the key features of the theme include automatic image resizing for front page thumbnails; dynamic Ajax tabs; search engine optimized; to monetize your blog professionally it provides 29 Widgetized sections; and built-in photo and video galleries

Advanced Newspaper theme costs $US59 for a standard pack, or $179 for a developer’s pack.


3. News Magazine Theme 640

For a newspaper style blog News Magazine Theme 640 is a great choice. It’s a 3 column display with one of two sidebars being movable. You can add google analytics from theme options. In place of title graphics you can add text graphics. There are options to hide the leaderboard.


4. Viala

A wide clean theme in whites and pale greys. Posts in this theme are displayed in newspaper style format with a feature lead article containing up to 4 excerpts.


5. Daily Edition


This premium theme could be any newscaster’s dream theme. It’s possibly the best theme to present news and media.  widgets, ads and more in a truly professional linear format.  Further, in this premium news theme you can use Ajax tabs through various site areas. What’s more each of the posts comes with its dedicated thumbnail.


6. Gazette

This is arguably the most trendy theme for those looking to run community newspapers websites. It features a clean white layout with professionally designed content area. It’s beautiful MooTools featured slider on the homepage. Gazette comes with a multiple homepage layout that gives more of a


7. Newspaper Wordpress


This is a free newspaper theme with a clean layout. This is a 3 columns, widget ready theme that offers a perfect platform to present news.


6. The Journal

This Wordpress theme from Woo offers a neat online newspaper design. The theme doles out clear typography and tidy grid structure. Customizing the theme cake walk. The major focus lies on blending the content and imagery. There’s a neat tag based highlight section accompanying a recent posts carousel. Moreover, it’s homepage is rightly adaptable to the content.


7. RockinNewspaper

This elegant theme is aesthetically build around white and blue hues. It’s a clean and simple theme designed for newspaper structure for reading with great options for customization. It features a skybox for adding magazine-style photos or AdSense Leaderboard ads.


8. Gonzo daily

This is a flexible-width 3 column WordPress newspaper theme. What fascinates most is the immaculate newspaper-like front page, which supports CSS columns.  Currently its available for Firefox.


9. Northern Web Coders

Northern Web Coders is a 2 columns theme with a complete newspaper layout.


10. Old News

It’s a unique theme with a look and feel of an old newspaper. Old News features threaded comments and ad space etc. It offers smooth and easy navigation, large fonts, somewhat generous padding.


March 16, 2010: 4:42 am

Some of them are cool and some are not but your post help me to find what I’m looking for :)

March 16, 2010: 4:41 am

Some of them are cool and some are not :)

November 20, 2009: 4:57 am

Great Collection of wordpress themes.

October 30, 2009: 4:29 am

Most of them are premium themes.
I’m not surprised that. I suggest you guys trying iBizPress Magazine themes. It’s the best pre-free magazine theme.

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