NewsToday by MyThemeShop is a Best News Magazine WordPress Theme with mobile ready design. The theme is elegant and content friendly which makes it good solution for content sharing websites. If you have been failing to reduce bounce rate for current news portal then it can solve all your problems. Even if you are a novice looking to start first news blog or marketing portal, we still suggest it as best solution.
What really attracts us towards this WP blogging theme is performance optimized layout. The lazy load options, Ajax pagination, and light weight design keeps it working in smooth style.
NewsToday WordPress Theme : Easy Setup
Frontpage Options : Starting a magazine or news website requires you to create a blue print for homepage area. Because, this is most visited area for any type website. So you must think of creating a homepage with strong navigation and content friendly layout. Mostly, outdated websites tend to give you recent blog post entry section and a few featured blocks. But those restrictions would not work especially when you need a dynamic news website.
That’s why, Mythemeshop planned to create a truly flexible design that enables multiple content sections for homepage area. The homepage is provided to show-off all latest blog posts in featured style. You can manage custom featured image and excerpt layout from settings page. The news portals require multiple category blocks to be featured on main homepage. Therefore, home options page offers category integration options.
Once you add all top news category sections on homepage then it will easily attract visitors to read latest news. You can’t choose one or two categories for multiple niche sites. That’s why, NewsToday theme offers lots of homepage space to display featured categories for all best topics. Homepage provides 6 post listing options for category sections.
So you can have a category block with hero layout, multiple columns and other layout options. Moreover, there are options to choose unique Title, Number of posts and color styles for all category blocks. This is show you can develop a stunning homepage layout as shown in demo.
Post Layouts and Options Page :
Single Post options : Sharing stories only would not be sufficient to get readers and subscribers. In order to increase page views and reading experience, you have to create engaging website. That’s why, NewsToday MyThemeShop offers single post layout options. It will allow you to control contents that is shown below all articles.
The single post offers you “Related Articles” sections which shows similar post entries from tags or categories. You can define taxonomy and number of posts for related post block. Apart from Besides that, you can choose meta information and enable/disable Date, Breadcrumbs and more.
The “Social Buttons” panel provides controls to add social media links for all your social presence. And then you display “Floating Social Share” buttons for single posts. The social buttons can also be shown on the top or bottom of articles or both places. If this feature is enabled then you can expect more social followers and lots of readers from social media sites.
Header Settings : we love the dynamic header layout which includes many elements other than logo and menu bar only. The Primary Navigation Menu comes with Optional floating layout, so you can keep it on to show menu bar all the way while scrolling on site. The header also offers search option, logo space and social icons support. Marketers and news platforms will love the “call To Action” heading.
This feature will provide you option to display calls to action link button. Hence, you can divert use to special offer page, sign-up page or any important section.
Breaking News : NewsToday Header options include “Breaking News Slider” button and all related settings. Hence, you can enable breaking news slider and assign it custom categories to display news headlines below header area. Admin user can choose multiple categories, total posts, and background style for this section. Apart from that, you can also choose background style for top and bottom header area.
MyThemeShop News Theme : More Details
Footer and Sidebar Settings : Most of the novice users underestimate the power of footer section. If you add useful contents and widget sections then you can reduce bounce rate. Normally, all WordPress blog and news themes provides maximum 4 widget section with single row. But this theme comes with First and Second footer blocks. Therefore, it is going to give you much more widget space than any other WordPress templates.
The 1st footer panel can show from 3 to 6 widget section, which could be custom archive page links or anything. The second footer block appears with 4 columns which is good to present social links, contacts, top stories and more. The layout page offers right and left sidebar options which can show custom widgets with posts and pages.
You can use one sidebar site for all pages or you can assign custom sidebar for home page, single post, single page, category and other archive pages. This is show you can spread your latest posts, top categories, banners, and all best widgets. Thanks to MyThemeShop for providing custom widgets list.
MyThemeShop Options : The NewsToday WordPress theme is one theme with many options and that’s why you need simple way to manage everything. The back-end shows options panel with all buttons on left and one common box to display options for selected tab. The options page gives you full control for homepage, single post, footer, header, sidebar, colors, fonts, backgrounds, advertisements and more.
Whether you are a big news agency, adsense blogger, affiliate marketers or magazine portal, I suggest all you people to try out this WordPress theme.
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