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February 29th in WordPress Themes by .

Building a successful news portal from scratch can take a lot of effect. You are going to need killer content and superb coverage to set your site apart from others in your market. The way you present your information is very important as well. That’s why getting a decent theme for your WordPress site is a must. deFacto for WordPress is an attractive theme with an elegant design and plenty of options for you to customize your site with.

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February 8th in WordPress Themes by .

The emergence of the Internet gave many entrepreneurs the chance to build a business around serving their visitors with the latest developments and news on their favorite topics. Setting up a news site using WordPress is a piece of cake. There are plenty of themes and plugins one can take advantage of to put an impressive news portal together. Currents is a user friendly theme that saves webmasters time bringing their news site online.

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December 23rd in WordPress Themes by .

A couple of months ago, we started looking for a new sleek theme that we could use for one of our gadget sites in our blog network. Gadget news sites are tricky to pull off. A nice, clean layout is a must for those sites that post more than a couple of stories each day. News Theme is an elegant theme that is more than capable of handling all your content. It keeps it all organized and provides a user friendly experience to your visitors.

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October 19th in Free Plug-ins by .

Have you ever wanted to start your very own professional news portal? Maybe you are just tired of going solo and want to expand your portal by getting your community members involved. Assignment Desk is just the tool for that. It’s a powerful editorial tool for news sites that enables portal owners, community members, and news contributors to better communicate with one another. Assignment Desk can be used to gather ideas and assign stories to contributors.

Assignment Desk has plenty of options you can optimize to take your news website to the next level. The default assignment status is new. You do have the option to define new workflow statuses. Portal owners can use this system to easily assign stories to their writers. If you need to have multiple authors on your website, Co-Authors Plus plugin is a must-have. [click to continue…]

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March 14th in Premium Themes by .

Are you a freelance journalist hoping to start your very own news service? These days people spend a lot of time online consuming content. That means if you have got something to say, you should setup a news portal to get your work in front of your targeted audience. Thanks to news portal themes for WordPress, you can start a professional news site and not go broke in the process. Here are 8 news themes for journalists that can get the job done:

News time: a classic news theme for journalists. It is dynamic and has a fully customizable front page. It has 8 color schemes. It can be localized too.

Newscast: it works for magazines and news blogs alike. It has 3 beautiful image and news slideshows. Many aspects of it can be customized from its settings page.

Tribune Themes: a SEO friendly news portal theme by WPZoom. It is ad friendly and easy to customize. Grabs your thumbnails for you. Gives you multiple ways to promote your content (includes a breaking news section).

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January 5th in Premium Themes by .

There is no better time to start covering the news than today. There are so many complicated issues going on at the same time in our world that no matter what you are passionate about, you should have no problem starting a news site to cover your favorite topic (technology, hard-core news, …). The good news is you won’t have to spend a fortune on a website-design to get started. All you need is WordPress and a decent news theme such as NewsTime theme. It’s a theme designed specifically for those interested in running a news site (similar to Times or CNN).

NewsTime has a very clean interface and comes in 7 color schemes. The front-page is quite dynamic and has a featured section for you to push your latest/more-important stories. This theme is ready to be localized too, so you can technically use it to host an international news website.

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September 21st in WordPress Themes by .

What makes a great news website? A site that keeps people informed of the latest news and provides them with plenty of content to consume. Today’s top news websites offer videos and other dynamic content to their visitors to keep them coming back for more. You can do the same with TerranTribune for WordPress. It’s a top notch WordPress news theme that targets those who intend to start a highly professional news website with WordPress.

The theme’s design is quite attractive and very clean. It comes with RokNewsRotator Widget that helps rotate the news on your website in a dynamic fashion. TerranTribune is image and video friendly as well, so you can add your latest video posts or other information to your website easily. What’s impressive about this theme is the fact that it gives you 32 widget locations to work with. That means you are going to have the flexibility to change things around on your website and test new locations for your widgets without changing your code.

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