Herald News Portal and Magazine WordPress Theme GPL Features
Herald is a modern online newspaper & news portal WordPress theme carefully designed and developed with magazine websites in mind. With a fully responsive design that scales seamlessly across today’s devices, your content will look stunning on Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, and Mobiles.
It offers more than 500 variations for your article listing layouts, unlimited Sidebars, Sticky Sidebars, flexible branding, and unlimited color choice combinations, four pagination types, custom widgets and so much more – all with no coding knowledge.
Herald newspaper magazine WordPress theme – what kind of websites you can create?
Herald is an exquisite multipurpose magazine WordPress theme intended for creating a newspaper portal and magazine website. Embracing flexibility, predefined layouts, power of custom widgets, and functional features, Herald proves to be the best assistant for building an online newspaper portal, that delivers news or any other type of media content.
Here’s a quick overview of what kind of news magazine websites you can create and what our customers are using the Herald for.
- Viral & buzz news WordPress website
- Technology news magazine
- Gaming magazine
- Sports magazine
- Arts & culture magazine
- Fashion & lifestyle magazine
- Science magazine
- Music magazine
- Food magazine
- Travel magazine
- Political news website
- Car magazine
- Movie news website
- Review and affiliate marketing website
- And many more!
Herald magazine WordPress theme – why choose it for your WordPress news & magazine website?
See the list of technical features that this theme provides.
- More than 500 home page layouts – Herald offers a highly flexible yet easy to setup module system where you can combine and display your articles in various ways. From classic newspaper to a modern magazine-style.
- Modular header – Herald has a header builder with 3 header areas (top, middle, bottom) sticky header, where you can display any of the elements as you wish. Possibilities are almost limitless! Plus, a mega menu is also supported. Performance options – It is possible to load all JS and CSS files combined into a single compressed file for high speed.
Multiple Layouts for Single Post – With 9 different layouts for a single post view to suit your taste and needs.
- Smart Categories – Each category on your website may have its own specific layout and color.
- Support for custom post types in modules – If any public custom post type is registered it will be automatically detected in modules
- Author and category modules – You can display your authors or categories in modules, just like you would posts or text
- Support for Co-Authors Plus WordPress Plugin – Now you can easily set multiple authors for a single post
- Simple Ads Manager – Predefined ad slots to embed your banner ads and monetize your website easily. Useful for AdSense advertising or affiliate marketing website.
- Responsive Design – Our Responsive design means your content will scale seamlessly on almost every device including desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones.
- Advanced Theme Options Panel – Herald comes with an advanced, easy-to-use Theme Options Panel. Setup your website in as little as 5 minutes!
- Branding – Unlimited Fonts & Colors – Herald provides options for unlimited fonts and colors as well as options to upload your logo and icons, depending on your taste. Add your personal touch to this theme!
- Unlimited Sidebars Sticky Sidebar – You can add as many sidebars as you want whether it’s left sidebar or right. Then you can assign a specific sidebar to any Post, Page, or Category. Apply fixed sidebar to each template which means that those widgets will be always visible while you scroll through the website content.
- 4 Pagination Types (including infinite scroll) – You can have a classic “older posts / newer posts” navigation, numeric pagination, load posts with “more” button, or apply infinite scrolling to your pages.
- Additional Custom Widgets – Besides standard WordPress widgets, we provide several custom widgets for more cool features.
- Paginated/multi-page posts – For those who use ads on their websites, we have created a very intuitive design for posts that are split into multiple pages. Boost your page views with ease!
- Support for post views number – We provide support for the Entry Views WordPress plugin which is used to count views for each post. We also provide smart options so your posts can be selected and ordered by a number of views.
- Related posts – Of course you could use one of many Related Post plugins, instead Herald includes a simple, yet powerful, solution for displaying Related Posts within any particular Post with no additional plugin required!
- Built-in Theme Translator – If you want to modify or translate the text on your website, you can do it very easily in the theme options panel. Note that .po and .mo language files are provided. Standard WordPress translation or Multilingual Website (WPML) is also supported.
- One-Click Easy Updates – Connect your website with the Envato official API and receive notifications about all updates through your admin dashboard. Every time we release a new version, you can update this Theme with a single click.
Shortcodes – Add stylish elements to your content with 12 flexible shortcodes. Columns, separators, highlights, drop caps… to name just a few.
- Social Sharing Integrated – Allow visitors to quickly share your posts on the most popular social networks.
Post formats support – Besides standard posts, this theme supports video, audio, image, and gallery post formats. Also, most WordPress common embedding features are supported so you can embed Facebook statuses, tweets, Instagram, SoundCloud, Youtube, Vimeo.