Newsphere, an elegant magazine WordPress theme, is one of the best free themes you can get for your online news sites or blogs. It’s flexibility and high customizability is the main reason why so many people are using this theme.
This theme is frequently updated, very easy to use and beginner-friendly, you can create your ideal theme even if you aren’t familiar with WordPress and codes. It has a very dedicated support team, they will help you if you face any problem while using that theme.
You can use this theme for your Online News, Travel, Fashion, Gourmet, etc. related magazines.
Let’s go through this theme’s features and functions broadly.
Main Features of Newsphere:
Added Custom Widget
Newsphere consists of 8 custom widgets, i.e. Double categories, posts carousel, posts list, posts slider, single column, social contacts, tabbed posts, and author info. With help of these widgets, you can create a perfect news and magazine website. There are options in each widget to customize it, so that you can create the perfect site you want to make with limitless mixture of these widgets.
3 demos in the free version and 9 stunning demos in pro version:
Even in free version of Newsphere, you will get 3 different customizable demos, whereas, in the Pro version, you can get 9 amazing importable demos for sports, fashion, travel, etc. kind of magazines.
WordPress Live Customizer:
While using this theme, you can see what your site will look like without publishing it. It has a live customizing feature, where you can see the changes in your site in the live preview.
Advertisement is one of the sources of income of news sites, so, while building a news website, you would want your theme to have sections ready for advertisement. Newsphere is advertisement ready and has separated sections for advertisement or you can customize the advertisement wherever you want.
This theme is well documented with text and video documentation. Setup, demo imports, and theme customizing are very easy, however, if you find any difficulty or have any confusion, you can use the help of docs to use this theme.
SEO Friendly :
Newsphere is built taking SEO into consideration. It is SEO ready. This theme is compatible with SEO plugins like Yoast, Rank Math & AIO SEO.
Newsphere is translation ready, it can be translated in more than 80 languages
Newsphere theme is available in both free and premium versions. In the premium version of this theme, there is a Cashback offer until 30 days of purchase. So, if you aren’t satisfied with the premium versions, your money will be refunded. Pricing of Newsphere Pro is given in the image below –
Contrast between Features of Newsphere’s Free vs Pro version:
The differences in Pro and Free version of Newsphere is illustrated in Table Below :
|Typography style and colors||Yes||No|
|Multiple Header Options||Yes||No|
|Banner Advertisements||Image & Widgetized||Only Image|
|Home Icon Toggle||Yes||No|
|Menu Border Toggle||Yes||No|
|Exclusive News Section||Yes||No|
|Multiple Frontpage Banner Options||Yes||No|
|Frontpage Banner Options||Default with Thumbs Section, Slider with Tabbed Section, Slider with Thumbs Section, Carousel with Tabbed Section, Carousel with Thumbs Section, None||Default|
|Editors Picks on Banner Section||Yes||No|
|Featured Image View in Single Post||Default, Full||Default|
|Banner Advertisements Widget Area||Yes||No|
|Category Color Options||7 Color Options||3 Color Options|
|Posts Section Advertisements Widget Area||Yes||No|
|Above Main Banner Section Widget Area||Yes||No|
|Below Main Banner Section Widget Area||Yes||No|
|No. of Custom Widgets||13+ Available||Only 8+ Available|
|Custom Widgets Controls||Advanced||Basic|
|Archive Layout||List, List Alternate, List Right, Grid, Grid Alternate, Grid Alternate with List, Grid Alternate with Full, Full, Masonry||List, List Alternate, List Right|
|Display Related Posts||Numeric, Ajax Load More, Infinite Scroll||Numeric|
|Hide Theme Credit Link||Yes||No|
Common Features in Free and Pro version of Newsphere theme:
i) Live editing in Customizer
ii) Preloader Option
iii) Logo and title customization
iv) Language Switcher Shortcode Area
v) Popular Tags Section
vi) Sticky Header Toggle
vii) Banner Section Background Image
viii) Banner Featured Posts Section
ix) Posts Categories Toggle
x) Date and Author Toggle
xi) Off Canvas Widget Area
xii) Custom Widgets
xiii) Footer Widgets Section
xiv) Gutenberg Compatibility
xv) RTL Compatibility
xvi) WooCommerce Compatibility
xvii) Responsive Layout
xviii) Translations Ready
xix) SEO optimized
xx) High Priority Dedicated Support
And many more other options.
List of Links
To see demos of Newsphere click here.
To purchase Newsphere pro click here.
To see documentation click here.
This theme is frequently updated and if you face any kind of problems the developers of this theme are known to solve the bugs quickly. The free version of this theme has as many features as any theme could give you. It is easy to use and you will have unlimited options with its wide features and customizing options while creating a site.
Finally, if you are a layman, you need not hesitate to try this theme. Especially, if you are about to create online news-based sites, this themes and its features is just the right one for you. Check out more news/magazine-based WordPress theme here .