DarkNews

Reasons to choose DarkNews

DarkNews is an advanced dark WordPress theme that’s appropriate for a news, blog and magazine website. The theme includes a range of free starting pages that can be imported with a single click to create a great news portal. With 9+ custom widgets and widget areas, the theme is fully widgetized, allowing users to control site content. It also has a light and dark color mode, so you can view articles and blog posts in a trendy way. It also contains a number of helpful customizer options for building a visually appealing news site. You can configure it as you like to see how it looks before making any improvements using the live customizer. It’s compatible with Gutenberg blocks and RTL, as well as the WooCommerce plugin, which enables you to blend an online shop with our newspaper theme. The theme is ideal for a news, journal, magazine, publishing, or review site, as well as blogging. It’s well-designed to bring the website to the top of search engines, and people will get outstanding support from the team if they have any problems when using it.

Easy to Setup

Easy to Setup

We make our products as easy to setup as possible with Customizer, which allows you to preview changes lively, Widgets with meaningful options, Demo content imports, and video tutorials.

Fully Responsive

Fully Responsive

Our all products are mobile friendly and well tested for responsiveness to auto adapt on desktops, tablets and other small hand-held devices.

Gutenberg Compatible

Gutenberg Compatible

We are providing a more visible editing environment. The powerful Gutenberg editor is supported by this theme, so you will have a drastically different experience than with the Classic Editor.

Integration with WooCommerce

Integration with WooCommerce

The fastest, most customizable free and premium WordPress themes, intuitive and better integrated with WooCommerce.

SEO Friendly Markup

SEO Friendly Markup

With SEO codebase architecture and best practices in mind, we built our free and premium WordPress themes.

Translation Ready

Translation Ready

Our themes follow the best internalization practices and therefore are ready to be translated into your language.

Cross Browser Support

Cross Browser Support

We support the most popular modern web browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE9, IE10, IE11, Edge and Opera.

Regular Updates

Regular Updates

We stay up to date with the latest version of WordPress, regularly release updates to add new features.

Outstanding Support

Outstanding Support

Our products are simple and easy to use, but if you need any help, we are always ready with lots of patience!.

Thousands of people and businesses all over the world love it

We make use of the WordPress Customizer, which allows you to preview changes to your website live, in all of our themes. This is the future of website editing.
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Crisp – Smart – Functional

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I believe personally that there is no need for endless searches for the best either free or premium themes on WordPress. For Myself i will always stick with any from the AFThemes team. The layout is smart and clean. No issues what so ever. I can also give great credit to the team behind the product. If you have an issue or would like a quick bit of support with adjusting the theme to suit your requirements they are also available and quick to respond. OVERALL – 5 OUT OF 5! (Personal Favourite from the WP Catalogue)

@matthewoptrix (WordPress User)
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Awesome Support.

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I had an issue, pending from some days. I approached the support team and got it resolved in like 5 minutes. Wow, that’s amazing.

@kritagya7 (WordPress User)
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Perfect support

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The support team has made full support on any problems faced on the themes. Appreciate for the customer service and timely response

@burningforever (WordPress User)
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Perfect For My Site

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I Love This Theme! You Can Make Your site look really nice and organized with this theme!!!

@devinworlds (WordPress User)
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The Best, Absolutely

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I always looked, for years, a design, a theme like this, for who is a writer and a journalist at same time and want challenge the Establishment there is not other solution than use this neat theme.The Top Choice for any Eye over News Site and Ally of Your Mind about how the News should be since now on.

@kylex (WordPress User)
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Deserved 5 Star Theme

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I am very happy with this versatile template. Thank you for providing it for free!

@parmen (WordPress User)

Free vs Pro

Features DarkNews Free DarkNews Pro
One Click Demo Import Support
Live editing in Customizer
Typography Style Basic Advanced
Color Controls Basic Advanced
Dark/Light Mode
Preloader Option
Custom Menu for Online Link Basic Advanced
Multiple Header Options Default Default, Centered and Compressed
Header Image Mode Set as Background, Show Full Image Set as Background, Show Full Image
Logo and title customization
Image Banner Advertisements
Widgetized Banner Advertisements
Popular Tags Section
Breaking News Section
Multiple Frontpage Banner Options
Frontpage Banner Layouts Default 7+ Available
Frontpage Banner Layout Orders 3 Available 6+ Available
Banner Background Image
Banner Slider Posts Filter Category, Tag Category, Tag, Comments, Views
Banner Editor’s Picks Posts Filter Category, Tag Category, Tag, Comments, Views
Banner Latest Posts Filter Category, Tag Category, Tag, Comments, Views
Banner Popular Posts Filter Category, Comments Category, Tag, Comments, Views
Banner Trending Posts Filter Category, Tag, Comments, Views
Featured Posts Section
Featured Videos Section
Express Posts Section
3 Col Posts List Section
Posts Carousel Section
Site Layouts Mode Boxed, Wide Boxed, Wide, Full
Multiple Breadcrumbs Options
Single Title Layout Default Default, Full
Single Featured Image Toggle
Jetpack Social Share Support
MailChimp Box in Single Post
Trending Posts List in Single Post
Single Related Posts
Archive Posts Layout Grid, Full List, List Alternate, List Right, Grid, Grid Alternate, Grid Alternate with List, Tile, Full, Masonry
Category-wise Posts Layout Default List, List Alternate, List Right, Grid, Grid Alternate, Grid Alternate with List, Tile, Full, Masonry
Pagination Numeric Numeric, Ajax Load More, Infinite Scroll
Sticky Sidebar Option
Posts View Count
Posts Categories Toggle
No. of Categories Display Show all, Top 1 Show all, Top 1 and Custom Control
Comments Count Toggle
Minutes Read Toggle
Date and Author Options Basic Advanced
Author Gravatar Option
Posts Date format Options
Category Color Options 3 Color Options 7 Color Options
Widgets/Section Title Layouts
Custom Widgets
No. of Custom Widgets 9+ Available 16+ Available
Custom Widgets Controls Basic Advanced
Author Biography Widget
Post Carousel Widget
Post Image Slider Widget
Popular Posts Carousel Widget
Post Double Column/Categories Widget
Post Single Column Widget
Post Grid Widget
Post Express Grid Widget
Post List Widget
Post Express List Widget
Post Tabbed Widget
Social Contact Widget
Trending Posts Carousel Widget (Category)
Trending Posts Carousel Widget (Tag)
Trending Posts Carousel Widget (Views)
YouTube Video Slider Widget
No. of Custom Widgets Area 9 Available 14 Available
Off Canvas Widget Area
Banner Advertisements Widget Area
Above Main Banner Section Widget Area
Below Main Banner Section Widget Area
Frontpage Content Section Widget Area
Frontpage Sidebar Section Widget Area
Featured Section Widget Area
Main Sidebar Sections
Posts Content Section Advertisements Widget Area
Footer Widgets Section
Footer Mailchimp Subscription Supports
Footer Latest Posts Section
Gutenberg Compatibility
RTL Compatibility
WooCommerce Compatibility
Hide Theme Credit Link
Responsive Layout
Translations Ready
SEO Optimized Optimized
Support Yes High Priority Dedicated Support

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