40+ Best WordPress News, Magazine, Editorial Themes

WordPress is a major CMS platform used now-a-days by most of the popular news feeds, tech blogs etc. Back in the old days only bloggers used WordPress, now we can see that almost every website is on WordPress platform.

Good thing is that we can customize our default themes according to our needs very flexibly. If you are new to web development there are many grand themes you can choose from which will give you a kick start. That is why i am making this topic to the geeks who are looking for WordPress magazine themes especially for their technology and news websites.

Paying for a premium theme has its share of benefits which we can’t live without and first of them will always be support provided for the theme. Add a query to the theme support page and you will receive instructions on what can be done.

Also don’t forget to check our 50+ Best Free Responsive WordPress Magazine Themes and 50 Best Flat WordPress Themes we added recently.


As one of top 10 News & Magazine WordPress themes on ThemeForest of all the time, Voice is a perfect choice for a professional publishing website. It offers almost 150 different layout variations so you make sure your articles will be presented in a best possible way. Smart module system will allow you to filter articles in various ways and setup your pages in a few minutes. with no coding knowledge required.

In the theme options panel, there is a plenty of settings to style the theme as you wish. Almost every aspect of the theme have its color setting as well as possibility to choose from 600 Google fonts. The interesting feature of this theme is a possibility to style each category separately so you may have different layouts and colors for different categories.

For those who are about to use advertising system, there are many ad slots built in with the theme options so you can place your ads across the website very easily. Also, Voice is coded with the best development practices and you can make sure it will load faster that many other magazine themes out there.

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MH Magazine – Flexible Premium Magazine WordPress Theme

MH Magazine is the perfect theme for editorial websites and niche blogs of any content genre. This magazine theme can be used for online magazines, news websites, advanced personal or corporate blogs and many more. Thanks to its flexibility, you can create professional online magazines and news portals with a nice looking magazine-like front page based on widgets. Using the several included custom widgets which MH Magazine offers, you can display your content in various ways and thus present fresh and dynamic content to your readership.

MH Magazine is SEO optimized, includes several useful features and options and the theme is fully responsive as well to display content well-organized on modern mobile devices. This professional magazine WordPress theme can easily handle lots of content and is ideal for online magazines or news websites with topics like lifestyle, traveling, regional or international news, politics or anything else. In addition MH Magazine is perfectly suitable for modern food, fashion and tech blogs as well.

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Brixton – WordPress Blog Theme

Brixton was the 3rd best selling WordPress blog theme on Themeforest last year.  Brixton not only features a modern and minimalist design, it is also a stand-out WordPress theme for one reason: the focus is on your content first and foremost. Brixton is a WordPress blog theme which is elegant and incorporates clean design. It follows the trendy hipster design with a combination of pure elegance.

The dedicated support is just brilliant and very fast to respond. Overall this theme is responsive, SEO optimized and perfect for fashion bloggers, news channels.

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Brixton - WordPress Blog Theme for fashion magazine, bloggers

TheMag – WordPress Magazine Theme

TheMag is a modern answer to powerful features and a arsenal of pre defined layouts for homepage, categories etc. Claiming to support a article submission system along with BuddyPress for social engagement, this theme is worthy for your new website. Basic features like seo, fast page loading, responsive design are all covered as well.

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TheMag - WordPress Magazine Theme

Artmag – Clean WordPress Blog & Magazine Theme

Featuring a homepage slider with brilliant effects and sections showcasing multiple design layouts will give you goosebumps. The theme is well built for modern day website requirements and ca do much justice to bloggers, writers, authors, news channels alike.

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Artmag - Clean WordPress Blog & Magazine Theme

Maxazine – News, Magazine & Blog WordPress Theme

Choose from 18 pre defined homepage layouts to match your desired website to build hotel blogs, tech, sports , fashion, portfolio magazines and much more. The theme is responsive and offers visual composer support for further page customization.

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Maxazine - News, Magazine & Blog WordPress Theme

Herald – News Portal & Magazine WordPress Theme

Herald is a magazine theme you shouldn’t miss or I would like to say you should atleast check this one. The theme is perfect and can produce great results for your magazine website. Check it and let me know how you feel. Herald is an ideal choice for all those business minded people who want to create a very professional Magazine or News website in just minute. Yes, users can build a fully functional WordPress Website using this theme from the Advanced theme options panel.

The design is able to impress the readers perfectly. Responsive layout ensures that the website can be viewed in all devices and screen while it looks amazing in higher resolution and retina display. The smart categorized features and ability to color code the layout provide an easy browsing experience. Also you can add required number of slidebars in every page, post and category.

Moreover the personalized widgets apart from the WordPress widgets offer enough room to create the website as per your business needs. The addition of a video tutorial makes the installation process easier.

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Herald - News Portal - Magazine WordPress Theme

Bitz – News & Publishing Theme

This is another beautiful WordPress theme for blogging, magazine, information and publishing website. Changes in the pages can be done instantly with frontend and backend visual builder. Adding, removing and modifying any element or block can be done easily through the visual composer. It includes different styles and layout that help the users represent any article in 10 different styles.

Powerful filtering option and the result fine tuning are included here to create categories while they can be customized again as per the need. This comes with unlimited advertising campaign spaces and all the sidebar, widget in the theme suit any kind of advertisement size perfectly. It is also SEO optimized so your website gets a good ranking in the Google search page.

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Bitz - News - Publishing Theme

NewEdge – Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

This is a multipage and fully responsive WordPress theme perfect for any news or Magazine website. News is the most vital factor in this theme and the website owner can create community also after which news letter can be send out to the users in need. You can make use of the theme for any kind of news such as gossip, politics, fashion, health, game, sports and more.

WooCommerce plugin integration makes it possible to represent the required product and services in a very meaningful way. It includes 2 homepage variations, so you can deploy the one you need. Apart from these, other included features like one click demo, visual composer, unlimited colors, useful shortcodes, typography, suppamenu etc, made this theme must have for many.

Also you can avail dedicated support from the team in need.

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NewEdge - Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

Barcelona. – Clean News & Magazine WordPress Theme

Are you looking for a very clean, simple but powerful magazine WordPress theme? It might be one of the best choices for that. This theme let the users built a very simple, easy-to-use and clean looking magazine website. The combination of 11 different page modules along with 6 featured post styles provide the website a look you desire for. The categories, posts, pages and search results page can be customized and plenty of theme options can be deployed to bring the exact look of the website.

The theme is incredibly well coded that can be used with ease even by people who are not tech savvy. This is 100% responsive that makes your website device friendly and it is obvious that users with all kind of device and screen size will be impressed by the look of the website.

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Barcelona. - Clean News & Magazine WordPress Theme

Vero – Responsive Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

Vero is a clean and responsive blog, news and magazine website theme from Opal WordPress. They have released the theme to help out users in easy building of their WordPress theme while new update is also available very frequently to keep it updated. It has a very beautiful and specific design style to match with the business requirement. Travelers, blogger, writer, photographer and others can use this theme to share their stories, news, any event etc.

Also this is fully compatible with WooCommerce so creating online store to sell products and services can be done with ease. The inclusion of visual composer plugin, revolution slider plugins and intuitive theme control panel offer an elegant and impressive look to the website. Topnotch customer support is another point to mention for sure.

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Vero - Responsive Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

Soledad – Multi-Concept Blog/Magazine WP Theme

One of the very unique, sleek, modern looking and aesthetically designed magazine website just excellent for professional and trustworthy magazine website. The theme is fully responsive, versatile and multipurpose which is designed with a very creative outlook.

The technology and feature rich WordPress theme can perfectly build loyalty in the customers and they will definitely come back again. It comes packed with around 250 powerful customization options that let the users customize the website to make it look as per the need. Also 100 different sliders and 250 whopping demos are of much help to bring an elegant look of the site. Integration of WooCommerce plugin yet another advantage to help you showcase things you want.

This theme is capable of building a dynamic website to draw the attention of its customer base. So, get it today itself and manage diverse news and magazine efficiently in your website.

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Soledad - Multi-Concept Blog Magazine WP Theme

MagZilla – For Newspapers, Magazines and Blogs

If there is a need for innovative, modern yet clean WordPress theme, this is the one to go for. MagZilla is a top recommendation for creating a stunning website for news, magazine and blogging website. The content can be showcased in the theme in a very clean and fashionable space.

Unlimited colors, page templates and other option let you craft the website in a very specific way. The theme is SEO optimized so the website will get noticed by most of the users. It is a feature rich theme with powerful admin panel, touch galleries, Google fonts, editable typography, visual composer and more. WPML support ensures the site can be translated in variety of languages so foreigners too can enjoy your website with ease.

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MagZilla - For Newspapers, Magazines and Blogs

Flex Mag – Responsive WordPress News Theme

If you are looking for an entertainment related magazine website WordPress theme, this might be the perfect choice as it is crafted especially for that purpose. However, other services such as portfolios, personal or corporate blog can also be served by this WordPress theme. The incredible graphical features and addition of other powerful features ensure that your website will raise its head in the competitive entertainment magazine market segment.

The theme is versatile, speed optimized, fast loading, minimalist and very powerful to impress a quality customer base. The scroll parallax effect is another beautiful feature to provide an amazing look to the website. Integration of Sticky Sidebars, YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud make sure your Magazine website will definitely succeed in the required field. The interface is very intuitive but easy to handle at the same time.

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Flex Mag - Responsive WordPress News Theme

Maxi – News & Magazine Theme

Another flexible news and magazine theme which is carefully crafted with love and attention. The theme is simple and user-friendly so visitors can enjoy a great browsing experience. It is fast loading and lightweight while the structure is also optimized for SEO to attract a good customer base. Adding beautiful galleries, videos and audios in the website is not a big deal and can be done in a matter of moment. More than 600 fonts are included so you will be loaded with options to provide the look you want.

Gorgeous layout options offer enough opportunity to arrange the homepage, categories or archives beautifully. Also you can enjoy other features like optional share button on homepage, built-in share button for single post, Instagram integration, RTL support etc.

So, get this theme for your website and stand out in the crowd prominently.

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Maxi - News & Magazine Theme

Entrance – WordPress Theme for Magazine

Entrance is a responsive theme with retina ready style. The in-built Theme Customizer makes logo and color changing very easy. With the Content Builder, you can create your unique page using drag and drop functionality. Review system and multi blog layouts are among the other key attractions of this theme.

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DW ARGO – Responsive WordPress Theme for Magazine

DW ARGO stands out from the rest with its trendy and fully responsive design. It comes with carousel slide which is perfect for any news and magazine blog. Drag and drop image editing, review system for products and sticky main menu feature make it a perfect theme for your magazine website.

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Explicit – High Performance Review/Magazine Theme

Explicit is one of the best magazine themes released in 2014. It brings a host of great features including Ajax powered Mega Menu, Categories with color and icons, infinite loaders, Ajax paging, rating system and plenty more.

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True Mag – WordPress Theme for Video and Magazine

True Mag is a WordPress theme with retina-ready style and clean layouts. It includes a Visual Composer Page Builder which allows users to create unique style with simple mouse clicks. This a great theme for video embedding and it also supports bbPress and BuddyPress.

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SmartMag – Responsive & Retina WordPress Magazine

SmartMag is a premium theme for WordPress magazines and blogs. It comes with a clean and flat look that keeps the focus on the content of your site. This is a fully responsive theme with two layouts, mobile menu options, page builder and bbPress and WooCommerce support.

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Santiago comes with an amazing style with flat and responsive layouts. This is a magazine theme that includes 12 custom widgets, video thumbnails and slider galleries. The unlimited color and sidebar features provide flexibility and allow you to style your site infinitely.

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With its powerful theme settings options, SympaGrid is a great theme for magazines. This is a grid-based theme with retina-ready and responsive layouts. SympaGrid includes a Front Page Manager to provide users an easy way to customize their homepage.

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InfinityGrid is a personal blog theme with simplistic style and clean design. It comes with an amazing Masonry style layout which is built using Bootstrap 3. InfinityGrid includes four retina-ready column layouts that support infinite scrolling.

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Solaris – Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

Solaris is a WordPress theme primarily built for magazine and news blogs. It brings a cool design with amazing color combination. Responsive Slider, Multi-level DropDown Menu and Image Cropper are some of the key features of this theme.

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Renad is a bbPress compatible WordPress theme for magazines and news websites. It brings unlimited color options, Home Page Builder, Magic panel and more than 600 Google fonts for your website. It is a 100% responsive theme with retina-ready style.

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Nadia – Responsive WordPress News Theme

Nadia is a WordPress magazine theme with lots of features. There are two layouts included in this theme with different post formats. Slide Style Menu adds further gloss to this already stylish magazine theme.

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Carino is a fully responsive theme tailor-made for WordPress blogs. Its clean layout is greatly suitable for blog readers. It comes with loads of features including four homepage layouts, four page templates and lots of shortcodes.

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Grimag: AD Optimized Magazine

Grimag is a WordPress magazine theme with professional style. It is designed in such a way that advertisements can combine seamlessly with your site contents. This is an ad optimized solution for prominent magazine with BuddyPress and bbPress support.

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BritaNews is a fully responsive theme for magazine and news blogs. It uses HTML5 and CSS3 animation to create vivid and responsive sites for mobile devices. It is available with two retina-ready layouts and a Smart Rating System.

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Mogoze – Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme

Mogoze brings a fantastic design for WordPress magazines and news blogs. This is a content-oriented theme with Review System and Custom Post types. It includes lots of shortcodes, 9 custom widgets, SEO optimized codes and a lot more.

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Journal is one of the most popular magazine themes for WordPress. There are advanced options for creating portfolio with different column layouts in this theme. It also supports social media integration and bbPress functionality. It includes 20+ shortcodes.

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Smoothie – Retina Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

Smoothie is a retina-ready blog theme with simple and clean design. This is a translation ready theme with unlimited color options for styling purpose. Powerful theme options allow users to make advanced theme customization with ease. It also includes 8 post formats, social media sharing and more.

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Boutique Grid – Creative Magazine WordPress Theme

Boutique Grid is a creative magazine theme with simplistic look and unlimited colors. It offers unlimited sidebars, six custom widgets and live search option with post thumbnail. It is highly optimized for SEO with clean HTML5 and CSS3 coding.

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Sportsline – Responsive Sports News Theme

Sportsline is a fully responsive theme that is highly suitable for sports websites. This is a WPML ready and SEO optimized theme with a powerful admin panel and an amazing user interface. It includes 7 custom widgets, custom post format for gallery and lots of shortcodes.

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NewsZine – Responsive Multipurpose Newspaper Theme

NewsZine is a great option for those looking for a multipurpose newspaper theme. There are four homepage layouts, built-in homepage builder, two responsive menu options and 600+ Google fonts available with this theme. 12+ page templates of NewsZine allow you to design your pages with unlimited colors.

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Domag l Flat Responsive & Retina WordPress Magazine

Domag is a responsive magazine theme with amazing flat design. It is a bbPress and WooCommerce supported theme that comes with 23 background patterns. Drag and Drop Homepage builder is one of the key attractions of this theme.

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SuperBlog – Powerful Blog & Magazine Theme

SuperBlog is a retina-ready theme for any WordPress blog, magazine or, news site. This is a 100% responsive theme that includes 7 post formats, 2 dropdown menus and an advanced admin panel. There are multiple jQuery sliders included in this theme as well.

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Bzine – WordPress Premium HD Magazine

Bzine is a premium WordPress magazine theme with multiple home layouts. This is a fully responsive, retina-ready theme with bbPress and WooCommerce support. Review System, Responsive Google adsense and Breaking News Ticker are among the other key features of this theme.

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Wonderful Personal Minimalist Blog

Wonderful Personal Minimalist Blog is a responsive theme with clean and minimal layouts. It is a SEO ready theme with 20+ shortcodes, Social Counter Integration and detailed documentation. Powerful Admin Panel enables users to customize this theme extensively.

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InTouch is a fully widgetized theme for news and magazines. It is built on Bootstrap 3 which means InTouch is highly adaptable to any mobile device. It brings 15+ shortcodes, 16 amazing widgets, custom backgrounds, WooCommerce integration and more.

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Pandora comes with a refreshing style and cool color combination for your WordPress magazines. There is an advanced Review System, Google web fonts support, responsive slider, unlimited sidebars and several page templates included in this theme.

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News Grid – WP Magazine Theme

News Grid is a magazine theme with fully responsive, clean layouts. It includes 7 different homepage layouts, unlimited gallery templates, 200+ Google web fonts and more. It is built using Bootstrap 3 to make it highly suitable for mobile devices.

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Discover – Flat WordPress Magazine Theme

Discover is one of the best magazine themes with modern style. It is highly customizable with its powerful Theme Options feature. Discover uses a secured Contact Form which uses reCAPTCHA for security purpose. Social media integration and video thumbnails are also available with this theme.

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