Herald is a modern online newspaper & news portal WordPress theme carefully designed and developed with magazine websites in mind. With a fully responsive design that scales seamlessly across today’s devices, your content will look stunning on Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, and Mobiles.
With our custom Advanced Theme Options panel you can achieve the perfect custom look in minutes, no kidding!
It offers more than 500 variations for your article listing layouts, unlimited Sidebars, Sticky Sidebars, flexible branding and unlimited colour choice combinations, four pagination types, custom widgets and so much more – all with no coding knowledge required!
Herald WordPress Theme Features
- More than 500 home page layouts – Herald offers a highly flexible yet easy to setup module system where you can combine and display your articles in various ways. From classic newspaper to modern magazine style.
- Modular header – Herald has header builder with 3 header areas (top, middle, bottom) + sticky header, where you can display any of the elements as you wish. Possibilities are almost limitless! Plus, mega menu is also supported.
- Performance options – It is possible to load all JS and CSS files combined into a single compressed file for high speed.
- Multiple Layouts for Single Post – With 9 different layouts for single post view to suit your taste and needs.
- Smart Categories – Each category on your website may have its own specific layout and color.
- Support for custom post types in modules – If any public custom post type is registered it will be automatically detected in modules
- Author and category modules – You can display your authors or categories in modules, just like you would posts or text
- Support for Co-Authors Plus WordPress Plugin – Now you can easily set multiple authors for a single post
- Simple Ads Manager – Predefined ad slots to embed your banner ads and monetize your website easily. Usefull for adsense advertising or affiliate marketing website.
- Responsive Design – Our Responsive design means your content will scale seamlessly on almost every device including desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile phones.
- Advanced Theme Options Panel – Herald comes with an advanced, easy to use Theme Options Panel. Setup your website in as little as 5 minutes!
- Branding – Unlimited Fonts & Colors – Herald provides options for unlimited fonts and colors as well as options to upload your logo and icons, depending on your taste. Add your personal touch to this theme!
- Unlimited Sidebars + Sticky Sidebar – You can add as many sidebars as you want whether its left sidebar or right. Then you can assign specific sidebar to any Post, Page or a Category. Apply fixed sidebar to each template which means that those widgets will be always visible while you scroll through the website content.
- 4 Pagination Types (including infinite scroll) – You can have a classic “older posts / newer posts” navigation, numeric pagination, load posts with “more” button, or apply infinite scrolling to your pages.
- Additional Custom Widgets – Besides standard WordPress widgets, we provide several custom widgets for more cool features.
- Paginated/multi-page posts – For those who use ads on their websites, we have created a very intuitive design for posts which are split into multiple pages. Boost your page views with ease!
- Support for post views number – We provide support for Entry Views WordPress plugin which is used to count views for each post. We also provide smart options so your posts can be selected and ordered by number of views.
- Related posts – Of course you could use one of many Related Post plugins, instead Herald includes a simple, yet powerful, solution for displaying Related Posts within any particular Post with no additional plugin required!
- Built-in Theme Translator – If you want to modify or translate the text on your website, you can do it very easily in the theme options panel. Note that .po and .mo language files are provided. Standard WordPress translation or Multilingual Website (WPML) is also supported.
- One Click Easy Updates – Connect your website with the Envato official API and receive notifications about all updates through your admin dashboard. Every time we release a new version, you can update this Theme with a single click.
- Shortcodes – Add stylish elements to your content with 12 flexible shortcodes. Columns, separators, highlights, dropcaps… to name just a few.
- Social Sharing Integrated – Allow visitors to quickly share your posts on most popular social networks.
- Post formats support – Besides standard posts, this theme supports video, audio, image and gallery post formats. Also, most WordPress common embedding features are supported so you can embed facebook statuses, tweets, instagram, soundcloud, youtube, vimeo…
- RTL Support – If you are using your website for right-to-left oriented reading, there is a simple option to get RTL news website.
- Full Documentation – Learn how to setup this theme step by step and use its options and features quickly and easily with comprehensive documentation.
- Dedicated Support
Pros and Cons of Herald WordPress Theme
- Performance options
- Responsive Design
- One-Click Easy Updates
- Full Documentation
- RTL Support
- Need time to understand all features.