Themes and Templates

Headline News – Clean and Modern Magazine Theme

Headline News – Clean and Modern Magazine Theme

Headline News – Clean and Modern Magazine Theme

Headline News is a WordPress theme with a clean design and modern look. It is well suited for magazine, news, editorial, blog, photography or review site.

DOCUMENTATION: Headline News Theme Documentation

Responsive & Retina ready

This theme has a responsive layout that adapts from normal desktop screen to mobile devices (tablets and mobile phones). It also comes with retina ready images and graphics/icons, so it is ready for all devices with high resolution screens.

Theme Customizer

Customize this theme with WordPress Customizer. Upload logo, change colors, modify all settings and see the preview in real-time before you save.

Content Builder

With drag and drop content builder you can add multiple content blocks with different styles and build a unique page easily.

Multiple Blog Layouts

Choose from different blog layouts: Small Image, Large Image or Grid layout.

Custom Widgets

In addition to the built-in WordPress widgets, this theme comes with custom widgets: Banner (Single), Banner (Multiple), Comments, Contact, Facebook, Flickr, Posts, Reviews, Social, Subpages, Twitter, Video.

Color Schemes

Choose from predefined colors or use the color picker to change color elements (links, menu, buttons, etc).

Sidebar Manager

Create multiple sidebars from the Theme Options Panel and assign a different sidebar to every single page/post. You can also set sidebar position on each page/post: right sidebar, left sidebar, full width (no sidebar), or dual sidebar.

Review System

Review system allows you to add ratings and reviews to your posts. Review can be enabled/disabled on each post. You can add multiple ratings with custom criteria, and overall rating will be calculated automatically. Ratings can be set in different styles: star, number or percent.

Boxed and Stretched Layout

Choose stretched layout or boxed layout (you will need boxed layout if you want to use background image or color). The layout style will be applied throughout the entire site.

Other Features:

  • Custom Background
  • Flex Slider for featured posts
  • Multi-Level Dropdown Menu (via WP 3.0+ Menus)
  • Post Tumbnails with built-in WordPress function
  • Logo uploader for main site and login page
  • Favicon uploader
  • Built-in Pagination
  • Built-in Author Box
  • Built-in Related Posts
  • Show/hide elements in blog: post format icon, thumbnail, rating, category, date, comments number, excerpt, author
  • Threaded comments with gravatar support
  • Useful Shortcodes such as tabs, accordion, message boxes, layout columns, buttons and more
    (Shortcodes generator integrated into the content editor)
  • Ready for translation (.po and .mo files included)
  • Supports child themes (child theme included)
    Child themes are the recommended way of making modifications to a theme
  • Theme update notifier (optional)
    When a new update is available, you’ll get notified from your WordPress dashboard
  • Step-by-step guide and detailed documentation for theme installation and configuration
  • XML sample data for quick setup


1.3 – July 1, 2016

  • Added title tag support
  • Added sticky posts support for featured posts
  • Added options for single post: show comments number, show prev/next links
  • Removed update notifier
  • Fixed google structured data errors and warnings
  • Fixed content block CSS bug
  • Fixed ‘Cannot redeclare class’ error in Twitter Widget
  • Fixed ‘The Called Constructor Method For WP_Widget Is Deprecated’ notice in WP 4.3
  • Updated FitVids to version 1.4.0
  • Updated FlexSlider to version 2.6.1
  • Updated jQuery Sticky to version 1.0.4
  • Updated TGMPA to version 2.6.1

1.2 – June 29, 2015

  • Updated PrettyPhoto to version 3.1.6 (XSS Fix)
  • Updated Twitter Bootstrap to version 3.3.5
  • Updated FlexSlider to version 2.5.0
  • Updated jQuery Sticky to version 1.0.2
  • Updated TGMPA to version 2.5.0
  • Fixed notice message in review detail
  • Fixed slider in mobile view
  • Fixed related posts clearing
  • Fixed date internationalization in header

1.1 – April 19, 2015

  • Added more social icons
  • Added featured image caption
  • Added margin for disqus comment system
  • Added a small UI improvement in review meta box
  • Added meta separator for content block 2
  • Added a feature to override meta box data from child theme
  • Added contact form spam protection field name constant
  • Removed maximum scale in viewport
  • Fixed recent posts bug in homepage
  • Fixed slider bug
  • Fixed ‘undefined index’ warning message in post edit screen
  • Fixed page content margin in blog template
  • Fixed retina image sizes bug
  • Fixed search form bug
  • Fixed contact form widget error message color
  • Fixed sticky menu bug when using boxed layout
  • Fixed notifier bug
  • Fixed some translations
  • Fixed custom color palette
  • Fixed ‘too few arguments’ warning message in comments
  • Fixed structured data errors
  • Fixed facebook widget bug
  • Fixed dual sidebar blog grid layout clearing
  • Fixed main menu bug
  • Fixed default value for footer and featured posts
  • Updated Twitter Bootstrap to version 3.3.4
  • Updated Fontawesome to version 4.3.0
  • Updated Retinajs to version 1.3.0
  • Updated FitVids to version 1.1
  • Updated FlexSlider to version 2.4.0
  • Updated TGM Plugin Activation to version 2.4.0


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