11+ Best WordPress Newspaper Themes (Like NYT & Washington Post) for 2017

Extra, extra! Have we got a scoop for you: the best WordPress newspaper themes for 2017. Maybe you’re a web developer putting together a website for your local newspaper. Maybe you’re an independent journalist looking to become a publisher. Maybe you’ve got something else in mind entirely. I’m not a mind reader. Whatever your motives, one of these excellent news themes should have you covered.

Initially, we wanted to put together an article showcasing only WordPress themes inspired by traditional print journalism. We really love the design of major online rags like The New York Times and Washington Post, which nicely capture a timeless newspaper design aesthetic. But it turned out there just weren’t enough of to fill out a list. We turned up a few good picks that hit the mark, but we also opened up our criteria a bit. Some of the themes we ended up selecting more closely resemble other popular news websites, like USA Today and The Guardian. But, hey, maybe that’s what you’re looking for anyway! Read More

11+ Best WordPress Themes for Writers in 2017

Semantic Theme for WordPress Writers

In this Siteturner round-up, we examine some of the best WordPress themes for writers currently available in 2017.  Aspiring writers of fiction and non-fiction, bloggers, journalists and other literary professionals who are looking to build their first WordPress site, or simply give their existing site a professional looking makeover, can do so inexpensively with the help of one of these premium themes.

We selected the themes on this list by hand, and based our choices largely on the quality of their design.  The best themes for writers are always those that draw focus to the content itself, and you’ll note that many of our selections lean toward an elegant, minimalistic aesthetic.  Bold, tasteful typography and white space win out over visual noise and extraneous, distracting gimmicks.

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