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.
Reasons to choose DarkNews
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.
Our all products are mobile friendly and well tested for responsiveness to auto adapt on desktops, tablets and other small hand-held devices.
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
The fastest, most customizable free and premium WordPress themes, intuitive and better integrated with WooCommerce.
SEO Friendly Markup
With SEO codebase architecture and best practices in mind, we built our free and premium WordPress themes.
Our themes follow the best internalization practices and therefore are ready to be translated into your language.
Cross Browser Support
We support the most popular modern web browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE9, IE10, IE11, Edge and Opera.
We stay up to date with the latest version of WordPress, regularly release updates to add new features.
Our products are simple and easy to use, but if you need any help, we are always ready with lots of patience!.
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I Love This Theme
I was looking for a theme that can stretch across all types of screens and I found this one. This is a great theme. I love it.
Nice layout, very good support
At the moment I have 2 sites and in both I use an AF Themes theme. The reason is that I like very much their design. They work constantly on the themes improving them and upgrading. 2 times I contacted the support and 2 times they gave me a solution.
very nice theme for news website
I am useing this theme is 1 year, and i love this because this nice looking and impresiv color of theme
Perfect For My Site
I Love This Theme! You Can Make Your site look really nice and organized with this theme!!!
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.
Nice theme for news site
Good for fast start some news projects. Ready out of the box, adaptive and not heavy.
Free vs Pro
|Features||DarkNews Free||DarkNews Pro|
|One Click Demo Import Support|
|Live editing in Customizer|
|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|
|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|
|Hide Theme Credit Link|
|Support||Yes||High Priority Dedicated Support|