Digital Newspaper – Best WordPress News Website Theme 2023

Updated: August 15, 2023

After the immense success of our Newsmatic Theme, Digital Newspaper WordPress News Portal Theme is now here to captivate WordPress website owners with unprecedented advanced features you shall only find here first.

This theme is freely available on WordPress, so anybody can install it easily to create their WordPress news site without any coding or help from programmers.

So, what’s new in this theme that I won’t see in other themes?” – I’m glad you asked.

Without any further delay, let’s dig straight into it!

Top Features of Digital Newspaper WordPress Theme

React-based Customizer Control fields

Digital Newspaper Theme has been built by implementing React and AJAX on Customizer Control Fields. React-based Customizer Control Fields allow the theme to be faster, SEO friendly, and lightweight, while AJAX allows you to see changes instantly from Live Customizer without reloading the pages.

New 3 columns Main Banner Design

The main banner has a professional 3 columns design – List, Slider, and Grid- that’s best for news sites.

 Below the slider, add a further list of related posts.

News website-focused Header Design

The header has been designed by studying the best global news websites. Show ticker news, a smooth navigation menu, date and time on top header, newsletter, and random news.

The header section can also be made sticky upon scrolling up.

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Advanced features in an Advanced Customizer Theme

Digital Newspaper Theme comes with 7 front sections with 7 different news block layouts and 9 custom Digital Newspaper widgets.

Impressive array of choices in colors and design for an interactive news website

There are typography controls (multiple font families, size, and weight) for Block Title, Post Title, Post Meta, Post Content, Site title, archive, and Single post, which you won’t in any other themes. 

Get to choose separate colors and designs for all main elements at both the initial and hover states of the page.

Separate Breadcrumb Trail options for popular plugins

The theme provides Custom breadcrumb trail options for popular plugins – Breadcrumb NavXT, Yoast SEO, and Rank Math SEO plugin. 

Rich variety in section layouts

You will get a welcome dilemma in having to choose between 5 front page sidebar layouts, 5 archive sidebar layouts, 5 post sidebar layouts, 5 page sidebar layouts with sticky option in each sidebar. Enjoy the preference to select between boxed and full-width layouts in each section.

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Extensive features list of Digital Newspaper Theme

  • Professional 3 columns design – List, Slider, and Grid – that’s best suitable for news website.
  • Add a further list of related posts below the slider.
  • 9 professional designs news widgets – Author info, Banner Ads, Carousel Posts, Category Collection, Post List, Post Grid, Posts Grid 2 Column, Social Icons, and Widget Title
  • 7 Front Sections – Headline Ticker, Main Banner, Full Width, Left Content – Right Sidebar, Left Sidebar – Right Content, Bottom Full Width, and Latest Posts/Page Content.
  •  7 News Block Layouts – News Grid, News List, Advertisement block, News Filter, News Carousel, Banner Layout, and Ticker Layout
  • Display featured/ /highlight /  breaking news in marquee at header
  • Boxed and full-width website layout options
  • boxed and full-width layout options in each section.
  • Random news navigator at Top header
  • Sticky Dark Mode button at top-right for an easy switch from any section of the site.
  • Choice of 5 font families for Typography controls
  • Site title, Archive, and Single Post typography which no theme offers in free
  • 7 front sections with 7 different news block layouts and 9 custom Digital Newspaper widgets.
  • Separate color and design for all main elements of the page at both the initial and hover states. 
  • 5 front page sidebar layouts, 5 archive sidebar layouts, 5 post sidebar layouts, 5 page sidebar layouts with sticky option in each layout, and 2 basic archive layouts.
  • Separate Breadcrumb Trail options for popular plugins –  Breadcrumb NavXT, Yoast SEO, and Rank Math SEO plugin.
  • Scroll-to-top button
  • 4 columns footer area
  • Header background image, and Color.
  • 2 menu locations – header and footer
  • ‘Show more/ Load more’ click on all our news widgets
  • Related news in Single Page.
  • 5 social icons
  • WPML compatibility
  • Gutenberg compatibility
  • Gradient colors
  • Preset colors
  • Category colors
  • Schema ready
  • Free theme support
  • GDPR compliant

Aside from the free WordPress theme, we’ve also released a pro version of Digital Newspaper theme. In the pro version, you will get all features of Free Theme + additional premium features.

And that’s a wrap! 

Digital Newspaper Theme is jam-packed with awesome features and professional design to help you build a top news website.

Digital Newspaper Theme gives you an ultimate edge over your competitors in the news niche.

If you’re aspiring to be a top news website in WordPress, this is the theme you need to consider.

Still, do you’ve any questions? Then leave a comment below or contact us directly from here.

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