27 WordPress News and Blog Themes

Although WordPress‘s massive popularity has led to all kinds of specialty themes and the possibility to use the CMS for just about any type of website, there are still tons of great themes for powering a blog or a news-based website. With thousands of WordPress themes available, finding the right one for your blog can be a challenge. In this post we’ll showcase 27 different themes that are perfect for blogs and news sites, and if you are in need of a theme hopefully you will find something here that can meet your needs.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle, from ThemeFuse, is a beautiful theme that will give your blog a great colorful look. Lifestyle includes features like shortcodes, dynamic sidebar widgets creation, jQuery lightboxes, an admin dashboard panel, and more. You can purchase Lifestyle for $ 59.

Lifestyle

Lucid

Lucid is a blog/news theme from Elegant Themes that uses a clean and stylish design. It comes with 5 different color schemes, a responsive layout, shortcodes, multiple pages templates, and a theme options panel. Lucid is available to members of Elegant Themes. Membership starts at $ 39 per year, which includes access to more than 80 different themes.

Lucid

Magnificent

Magnificent is a great blogging theme with a colorful design. It comes with 7 different color schemes, page templates, shortcodes, and a theme options panel. Magnificent is designed and developed by Elegant Themes and is available to all Elegant Themes members. Membership starts at $ 39 per year, which includes access to more than 80 different themes.

Magnificent

DelicateNews

DelicateNews is a grid-based news/blog theme from Elegant Themes. It offers 4 different color schemes, shortcodes, page templates, and a theme options panel. If you are an Elegant Themes member you can download and use DelicateNews. Membership starts at $ 39 per year, which includes access to more than 80 different themes.

DelicateNews

The Muse

The Muse is a clean, colorful blog theme from Theme Fuse. It’s masonry-style homepage is great for showcasing your post excerpts. The Muse also features a responsive layout, a jQuery lightbox, an admin dashboard, and more. You can purchase The Muse for $ 49.

The Muse

NewsSetter

NewsSetter is a great blog/news theme from ThemeFuse. It uses a magazine-style layout on the homepage to showcase the recent content. NewsSetter features a responsive layout, an admin options panel, and more. The theme sells for $ 59.

NewsSetter

Chronicle

Chronicle is a responsive news theme from WPZoom. It uses a clean design that will keep your content as the center of attention. It includes 3 locations that are ready for ads, a video slideshow, sticky posts, color customization, custom shortcodes, page templates, and more. The Chronicle is available for $ 69.

Chronicle

Prologue

Prologue is a responsive and touch-enabled news theme from WPZoom. The theme features a beautiful and clean design, a home page carousel, a featured slideshow, color management, custom shortcodes, page templates, and more. Prologue can be purchased for $ 69.

Prologue

Pure

Pure is a clean and elegant blog theme designed and developed by ThemeTrust. The design uses great typography and plenty of whitespace. Pure comes with features like a homepage slideshow, page templates, custom widgets, button shortcodes, a theme options panel, and more. Pure can be purchased for $ 49, and Theme Trust also offers a buy-one-get-one-free deal on their themes, so you can pick out another theme as well.

Pure

Avenue

Avenue is a feature-rich news theme that can be purchased at ThemeForest. It comes with several pre-defined skins and also gives you the option to create your own custom skin to control the look of the theme. It also includes a powerful theme options panel, a flexible homepage layout, custom widgets, page templates, shortcodes, and more. The cost of Avenue is $ 45.

Avenue

Deadline

Deadline is a clean, responsive blog and news theme that is available at ThemeForest. The homepage is fully widgetized, giving you control over the contents and layout. The theme comes with features like custom widgets, custom shortcodes, extensive theme options, color options, and more. Deadline sells for $ 50.

Deadline

Premium Pixels

Premium Pixels, available at ThemeForest, is a beautiful blog theme designed by Orman Clark. It includes 6 custom widgets, a shortcode generator, and a simple theme options panel. Premium Pixels sells for $ 50.

Premium Pixels

Boulevard

Boulevard, available at ThemeForest for $ 45, is a news theme that includes 3 post formats (videos, music, and galleries). It features a custom theme options panel, 7 custom widgets, unlimited skins, lots of shortcodes, and more.

Boulevard

Bangkok Press

Bangkok Press is a responsive news theme that sells at ThemeForest for $ 45. It features a responsive layout, a drag-and-drop page builder, 12 blog styles, unlimited sidebars, 6 footer layouts, unlimited colors, and more.

Bangkok Press

Backstreet

Backstreet, available at ThemeForest for $ 45, is a responsive blog/news theme. It comes with dark and light styles, a featured slider, a flexible homepage layout, and a powerful theme options panel.

Backstreet

ExtraNews

ExtraNews, available at ThemeForest, is a news/blog theme with a unique look and layout. It features a responsive design, a dynamic headline loader, an easy review system, Google font integration, and more. ExtraNews can be purchased at $ 50.

ExtraNews

Hoarder

Hoarder is a beautiful grid-based blog theme for sale at ThemeForest. It uses a responsive design and allows you to show off galleries, quotes, links, video, and audio in addition to standard blog posts. It features 3 different homepage templates, 4 custom widgets, page templates, and more. It sells for $ 50.

Hoarder

Newsroom

Newsroom is a clean, great-looking news theme available at ThemeForest for $ 45.  It features a responsive layout, unlimited color options, multiple page and post layouts, shortcodes, and more.

Newsroom

Sentence

Sentence is a responsive blogging theme available at ThemeForest for $ 45. It comes with features like 15 pre-defined skins plus the option to create your own skin, multiple post formats, custom widgets, shortcode editor, and more.

Sentence

Read WP

Read WP is a minimalistic blog theme that can be purchased at ThemeForest for $ 35. It includes features like a responsive layout, multiple post formats, a custom settings panel, 3 blog layouts, unlimited sidebars, Google font integration, and more.

Read WP

Hot Topix

Hot Topix is a great-looking news theme available at ThemeForest. It is retina-ready, responsive, and includes other features like multiple ad units, a drag-and-drop homepage, unlimited colors, custom widgets and more. You can get Hot Topix for a cost of $ 45.

Hot Topix

Inspire

Inspire is a blog theme with a masonry-style homepage layout. It can be purchased at ThemeForest for $ 45. Inspire users will get features like a responsive design, 5 different layouts, a greyscale option for an artistic feel, shortcodes, Google web font integration, and more.

Inspire

TypeGrid

TypeGrid is a beautiful news theme available at ThemeForest for $ 45. It is retina-ready, responsive, and includes other features like accent color options, multiple page and post layouts, shortcodes, and more.

Typegrid

Fixed

Fixed is an excellent and simple blog theme that can be purchased for $ 40 at ThemeForest. It features a responsive design, infinite scroll option, a working contact form, and more.

Fixed

OldCar

OldCar is a responsive and retina-ready blog theme that is available at ThemeForest for $ 40. It comes with unlimited color options, five post formats, shortcodes, Google fonts integration, and more.

Old Car

News

News is a news and blog theme that can be purchased at ThemeForest for $ 45. The features of News include Google fonts integration, a responsive design and layout, unlimited color options, and a powerful admin panel.

News

BlogMag

BlogMag, available at ThemeForest for $ 40, is a responsive blog and news theme. It comes with 4 different color skins, custom widgets, multiple post formats, multiple page and post templates, and more.

BlogMax

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