Online magazines are intended to attract visitors’ attention at a glance and inspire their creativity and imagination. Each and every magazine’s owner has to avoid boring content, dull design, and poor functionality. Otherwise, their projects are doomed to fail as soon as possible. There are tons of news sites, blogs, and portals that can boast of a wide audience and huge organic traffic. You certainly know some of them: CNN, Forbes, NYTimes blogs run, and many more. Most of them use WordPress as a content management system. Besides, you can join their prosperous community.

Is it possible to shine on the web and stand out from the crowd? Yes, it’s certainly possible. And you will wonder how easy it could be with premium WordPress business themes. It doesn’t matter whether you are a novice or an advanced webmaster, you will cope with this digital product without effort. Be sure, your online magazine or news portal will run within hours without red tape. Enough said, let’s delve into the brilliant collection of highly-customizable WP themes, which are ready to be used for any massive news-dedicated web project.


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Try all the benefits of WordPress 5.0 with this Gutenberg-friendly theme. 24.Storycle enables faster and more efficient website building process thanks to the incorporated innovative editor. It provides you with the unique opportunity to craft new pages and posts with the help of blocks. Such an approach can modernize and simplify the publishing process thanks to improved interface usability. In addition to Gutenberg invention, the theme includes Elementor page builder and numerous Jet plugins for all occasions.

24.Storycle is aimed to satisfy multiple business needs – from a lifestyle blog to a fully-fledged news portal. Moreover, each and every skin has a live demo version, so don’t hesitate to try how it actually works. With this theme, display single posts, breaking news, and whatever you want with ease.


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“More information is always better than less.” A news portal run via Newsmaker can become a stylish, attention-grabbing, and functional platform for posting really engaging and entertaining news. This WordPress theme is powered by 5.0 version and meets all the latest web requirements. Thanks to Ecwid-ready feature, you won’t have difficulty to turn an existing news portal into a productive webshop. WPML compatibility will help you spread the world globally since the plugin will easily translate contents into other languages. Being jam-packed with Jet blog plugin, the theme allows you to create a really captivating blog page with multiple useful elements.

Modern users will appreciate a straightforward interface and smooth navigation of your portal provided by Newsmaker. Integrated Live Customizer will serve a comfortable platform for limitless customization even without programming knowledge. Everything is easy, intuitive, and clear.


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Whatever business purposes to launch a website you have, Investory will help you do it without effort. This WP theme is absolutely adaptive to a webmaster of any level of professional skills. Thanks to its incredibly intuitive interface and drag-n-drop Elementor page constructor, you will be able to craft any page within minutes. However, the product is already jam-packed with all the possible pages to cater to a corporate blogger’s needs. So, you may not need additional pages thanks to the advanced set of different pages built-in.

With a mobile-friendly interface, the theme guarantees your website to flow impeccably on any modern device. Being equipped with a package of free images on various topics, Investory will help you save time and money on searching for new images.


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Vulitin’s design is like a sharp intake of breath in the world of news and magazines on the web. It boasts an incredibly modern fresh-looking appearance in addition to extended functionality. Moreover, your visitors won’t stay indifferent to smooth performance, robust navigation, and straightforward interface of your site. This mockup gives a great chance to create a meaningful news portal without coding skills. The theme is based on the absolutely clean code, optimized for major search engines and compatible with all the possible browsers.

If you hesitate whether Vulitin suits your needs, you can opt for a live demo. With a single click, demo data can be installed. Thanks to the life-term competent support, you may not worry about issues that can arise on any stage of website building. With an intuitive Customizer, you can change multiple settings and options including color, font, icon, etc. To stand out from the competitors, you can make use of the Revolution slider. It allows you to make your pages and posts more impressive and catching.


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Vinews is the WordPress theme of unlimited opportunities. Packed with the extended functionality and options, it can provide any media website with outstanding features. Most components of the theme are incredibly flexible to be adjusted up to your business needs. With a rich variety of custom widgets, you will be able to express your creativity and share it with your readers. Advanced blog functionality will help you involve as more news portal visitors as possible.

The theme is e-commerce friendly so you can turn a magazine into a webshop with ease. Thanks to the responsive Retina-ready design, your organic traffic will come from different devices including a massive mobile source. There is everything you may need to run an efficient media service: slider, calendar, subscription form, social media buttons, and many more. Don’t hesitate to try this theme by installing a demo version in a click.


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Why expend your time in searching for an expensive custom design for your new online magazine? Why suffer from inefficient current media website if you can update its design and functionality? SociaVideo WP theme can help you solve such issues in several clicks. This digital product boasts an intuitive user interface and excellent UX toolkit. Built on the drag-n-drop Unyson framework, the theme provides users with multiple extensions and limitless opportunities for website building.

SocialMedia allows website owners to post a rich variety of media materials like music, video, posts, etc. In addition to the bright, contrast-colored overall interface, the theme features a thought-out website structure. The footer is stuffed with all the needed blocks like recent comments, newsletter subscription, latest videos, and social media buttons.


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This lightweight, responsive, and smartly-organized theme will come in handy those who’re eager to run a media service. Equipped with an impressive bulk of customization options, it’s possible to adjust the theme to any media project. There is everything you need for a full-fledged magazine. A handy registration form will help to increase your client database. Share buttons will allow you to keep your service in contact with major social platforms. It’s possible to highlight hot video, popular videos, or related videos. To make your portal more user-friendly and interactive, you can use a left-sided block for comments.

MediaTel features an advanced set of easy-editable options. You won’t have difficulty changing a color palette, web font, icon, or any other site component. Thanks to the SEO-friendly code, top-rated search results are guaranteed.


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There are tons of news websites, but it’s important to be outstanding among them. To shine up on the web, make use of HashNews WP theme specially designed for web newspapers/magazines. This digital product guarantees to drive organic traffic to your service due to the perfect search engine optimized code. Your site will be able to drive traffic from all modern devices including tablets and smartphones thanks to mobile-friendly paradigm inside. Moreover, there are over 40 KingComposer ad-dons and over 20 Hashnews ad-dons at your fingertips.

As for the overall design of the theme, your readers will appreciate a neutral background and catching images, sliders, and videos. The footer style is made in contrast with the other parts of the website pages. It has a black background, so all the images/fonts/buttons are enough highlighted to attract readers’ attention. The footer contains all the needed information such as About info, contacts, share buttons, latest/popular/top news, and Instagram feed.


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With Exho theme’s opportunities, you will be able to spread the word globally. This mockup brilliantly suits many personal and business needs, especially building a blog. Having bought this template, you achieve a package of easy-to-edit settings, modern typography, custom widgets for all occasions, and helpful plugins. The theme allows you to easily place visual material like pictures, video, and other content. With Gutenberg editor inside, it won’t take much effort and time to create new pages and adjust content to your needs.

Exho comes with all the possible social media integration, share buttons and feeds. If you’ve already had a powerful online presence on various social platforms, it will be easy to tie your profiles to the site. It will have a positive effect on your brand awareness and custom loyalty. Moreover, it will impact on your place on the SERPs and attract more organic traffic.


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BlazingNews is a visually stunning and technically sophisticated digital platform suited to build an impressive online media empire. Thanks to a highly customizable interface, the theme can be easily adjusted to any business needs and personal preferences. Tons of settings and custom widgets are at your fingerprints. You’re not required programming knowledge to install and customize this theme. It has an absolutely clean code enriched with comprehensive documentation and competent 24/7 support.

With BlazingNews, you can play with web fonts because Google font integration provides with over 500 various font variants. Ecwid-ready feature guarantees a fast and money-saving transformation of a blog into a powerful e-store. Besides, the product is WPML-compatible allowing you to translate content to multiple languages and make your blog globally accessible. It also comes equipped with a thorough Contact form and impeccable Search form. What more could one ask for?

Wrapping up

With this collection of magazine WordPress themes, it doesn’t matter whether you’re a novice or advanced webmaster. The sky is the limit for you. These brilliantly designed themes prove that creating a media portal or online magazine in the 21 century has become easy as a pie. What do you need to craft a blog? – Almost nothing except for some time, strong desire, and one of these themes. They are jam-packed with multiple options and features to make your site modern looking, traffic-oriented and user-friendly.

About the Author

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Mirko Humbert

Mirko Humbert is the editor-in-chief and main author of Designer Daily and Typography Daily. He is also a graphic designer and the founder of WP Expert.