Newsy – Viral News & Magazine WordPress Theme


Newsy is the Perfect Viral News & Magazine WordPress Theme that includes all the “buzz” features you need to make a viral content website. Newsy offers 15+ demos for creating a functional and mobile-friendly viral content website. The theme offers one-click demo installation, allowing you to set up the website in no time. Go Viral Today!


Start your community with Newsy. TODAY! Newsy Demos BuzzEditor - Frontend Post Submission Viral Articles Drag and Drop Page Builders Social Community by BuddyPress Post Templates Reactions Header & Footer Builder Dark Mode Advanced Theme Options


Newsy is completely different and extremely powerful ultimate viral theme. It’s designed in details for news, magazine, newspaper, and blog websites. Select between many demos, styles, templates, widgets and add-ons to create a website you like. Publish posts and articles with Newsy easily and has access to tons of customizations and features; Beautiful design, clean coding, many exclusive plugins, lifetime updates, continuously adding features and always there support make Newsy a right choice for WordPress websites.

Features Overview

  • Frontend Post Submission :
    Frontend post submission tool which helps you and your users to create personality and trivia quizzes, checklist, poll, versus poll, list, convo, flipcard, before&after, video, audio, image, and Gif post types immediately from the frontend.
  • One-click Installation :
    Install Newsy with our powerful one click installer. Get your site up and running in no time! Quick, easy and rocket fast!
  • Demo Content Included :
    Newsy is ready to use from the box. Quickly install it via FTP or WordPress and after you activate it you can load demo content. Then you can add your own content on already designed pages.
  • 50+ Element Shortcodes​ :
    Our pre-built shortcodes allows you to add functionality and visual elements in web pages, posts & widgets without writing any code.
  • Drag and Drop Page Builders :
    Fast, intuitive and smart page builders will make your customization fast and easy. You layout will be ready for publishing in a minute!
  • Header & Footer Builder :
    Customize your header and footer the way you like. We provide 3 row to add your header and footer elements. You can set your rows as full-width, boxed for each row. Each element has their on config which is let you more control over your header & footer area.
  • Responsive & Retina Ready :
    Look of your website on mobile devices is very important these days. So we made sure Newsy looks great both on mobile, desktop and retina screens!
  • Advanced Typography Options :
    Choose any of the Google web fonts library through powerful theme options panel! Now you can set a unique style for your site!
  • Autoload Next Post :
    Reduce bounce rate and earn more! Keep your visitor on your site while increasing views with continuous scrolling through articles.
  • View Counter & Popular :
    We branch most popular view counter plugin so we can put these features inside our theme. You can use popular view by week, month, or year.​
  • Social Community by BuddyPress :
    BuddyPress is the best & easiest way to build a social community for your WordPress site. The theme is compatible with the BuddyPress plugin to start an online community​.
  • Community Forum by bbPress :
    Live up your community! bbPress is just the right plugin to help you on it. While you’re working on your content, people can discuss your article on the website’s forum.​
  • WooCommerce Shopping Cart :
    Open a store inside your website by WooCommerce, a popular shopping cart plugin for WordPress. In addition, we even created custom skin for WooCommerce, so its feature can blend into Newsy design smoothly.​
  • WPML & Translation Ready :
    Newsy is compatible with most popular WordPress plugin that supports creation of multilingual layouts. Translate your website to any language with WPML!
  • Advanced Theme Options :
    With our easy use option panel you can fully control your site easily and quickly. Theme options has advanced options on your archive pages, posts etc… You can set layout settings for each page.
  • Detailed documentation :
    Extensive documentation on how to setup and customize Newsy will make your customizations super easy and fast!

Theme Features List :

  • +15 Homepage Demo layouts
  • +50 Blocks & Widgets
  • Unlimited Header layouts
  • Unlimited Footer layouts
  • Unlimited Sidebar
  • One-click demo content import
  • WPBakery Page Builder
  • Elementor Page Builder
  • Header Builder
  • Footer Builder
  • Frontend Post Submission
  • Trivia Quizzes
  • Personality Quizzes
  • Checklist Quizzes
  • Polls
  • Versus Polls
  • Lists (Open, Ranked, Classic)
  • Convo
  • FlipCard
  • BeforeAfter
  • Review (Percentage, Point, Star)
  • GIF
  • Top Lists (Hot, Trending, Popular)
  • Custom Post Formats
  • Fake Counters
  • Guest Voting
  • Mega Menu
  • Sticky Menu When Scrolling Down
  • Off-Canvas Menu (Hamburger Menu)
  • Points, Badges and Ranks
  • Infinite scroll, Next & Previous, Load More and Standard pagination
  • Lazy Load
  • Google fonts
  • Custom fonts
  • Unlimited Color Options
  • Powerful theme options panel
  • Reactions
  • Post Voting
  • Facebook & Disqus Comment
  • Dark Skin
  • Masonry Posts
  • Slider Posts
  • FontAwesome Icons
  • High Speed Performance
  • Sticky Header
  • Sticky Sidebar
  • Left/Right Sidebar
  • AMP ready
  • Gutenberg ready
  • Multi-site ready
  • RTL language support
  • Built In Custom Widgets
  • BuddyPress integration
  • bbPress integration
  • WooCommerce integration
  • Contact Form 7 plugin
  • WPML localization support
  • Clean & Modern design
  • Responsive and Retina ready
  • Cross Browser Optimization.
  • Clean SEO Friendly Coding​
  • Detailed Documentation Included
  • No coding knowledge required
  • Five Star Support Team
  • Lifetime Free Updates

What’s Included:

  • All demos
  • All necessary plugins (WPBakery Page Builder included)
  • FREE lifetime updates
  • 6 months support – with the ability to extend it
  • Documentation

Newsy Documentation

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Change Log

v2.2.6 – August 17, 2023

[IMPROVEMENT] WordPress 6.3.0 compatibility
[PLUGIN] WPBakery Page Builder - Updated to version 7.0
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue with frontend editor.
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed an issue with scripts.
[PLUGIN] Reactions/Voting - Fixed PHP 8.2 compatibility warnings.

v2.2.5 – June 22, 2023

[PLUGIN] WPBakery Page Builder - Updated to version 6.13.
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added proper category and sub-category structure for the frontend editor's category selection box.
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added the ability to add custom results for the Checklist quiz block.
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue with Multilang editor pages.
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed a compatibility issue with PHP 8.2.
[FIX] Fixed an issue with the option to disable popup scripts.

v2.2.1 – April 24, 2023

[PLUGIN] WPBakery Page Builder - Update to v6.11
[FIX] Issue with voting icons not being able to click on mobile

v2.2.0 – April 14, 2023

[NEW] Added "Sponsored Post" option for post options
[NEW] Added "Source Link" option for post options
[IMPROVEMENT] WordPress 6.2.0 compatibility
[IMPROVEMENT] Added lazy loading for self-hosted videos
[IMPROVEMENT] Updated mobile style for Module 11  and added "Continue Reading" button for post content
[IMPROVEMENT] Updated bbPress forum style for mobile
[IMPROVEMENT] Automatically removes featured video from post content to avoid duplication.
[PLUGIN] Elements - Added BuzzEditor post format filter option to Post block filters
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fixed issue with video playlist block horizontal navigation
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added dark mode support for frontend editor
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue where the settings for the classic editor block were not appearing.
[PLUGIN] Reaction - Added "Style 3" option for the reaction box templates
[PLUGIN] Social Counter - Added support for TikTok
[PLUGIN] Social Share - Added translations
[PLUGIN] Voting - Fixed issue with earning points for duplicated votes
[FIX] Fixed issue with Elementor demo import without content
[FIX] Fixed issue with WhatsApp share button
[FIX] Fixed a number of minor issues

v2.1.0 – Jan 11, 2023

[NEW] Added Elementor versions of all demos
[PLUGIN] View Counter - Added daily view counter and "Today's Popular" filter option for post blocks
[PLUGIN] Reaction - Added option to limit the number of reaction voting boxes in mobile view
[PLUGIN] Bookmark - Added option to change position of bookmark icon
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Issue with block selection on post formats option
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed missing color and typography options in classic editor
[PLUGIN] Elements - Added Shortcode Ad option for Newsy Ad block
[PLUGIN] Elements - RTL issue with sliders
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fixed an issue with Instagram block video thumbnails
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fixed an issue with Newsletter Mailchip URL and updated introductions
[PLUGIN] Framework - Added ability to select page builder on demo import
[PLUGIN] Framework - Elementor 3.9 compatibility
[FIX] Issue with disabling Web URL option in comments
[FIX] Issue with Buddypress registration template
[FIX] Issue with WooCommerce templates
[FIX] Number of minor issues

v2.0.3 – Nov 4, 2022

[IMPROVEMENT] WordPress 6.1.0 compatibility
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Issue on frontend editor style
[PLUGIN] Framework - Issue on multi-language usage
[FIX] Number of minor issues

v2.0.2 – Oct 26, 2022

[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue with post block scripts
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor Post Importer - Fixed an issue with question meta
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed an issue that caused old data to be deleted when import content was not selected
[FIX] Issue on post content ad

v2.0.1 – Oct 18, 2022

[IMPROVEMENT] WordPress 6.0.3 compatibility
[PLUGIN] WPBakery Page Builder - Update to v6.10.0
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added post preview option for classic editor
[PLUGIN] Bookmark - Issue on bookmark post list
[PLUGIN] Framework - Theme compatibility
[FIX] Issue on mobile post content align

v2.0.0 – Oct 10, 2022

[NEW] Added 3 new demos BuzzLink, Hot News, Shopy
[NEW] Added Newsy Membership plugin
[NEW] Added Exclusive/Paid content support
[NEW] Added Restricted content & Subscription
[NEW] Added Mobile scroll-bar menu
[NEW] Added Always-visible drawer menu option
[NEW] Added Sticky video option when scroll down
[NEW] Added Custom Menu 1-2-3 Header elements
[NEW] Added Header Home Button element
[NEW] Added Google Fonts CSS2 API support
[IMPROVEMENT] Added auto embed detection from post content option for post featured media.
[IMPROVEMENT] Added module featured media support for all providers (TikTok, Tweet, Facebook post etc.) 
[IMPROVEMENT] Added more typography & color options
[IMPROVEMENT] Added width & height options for all logos
[IMPROVEMENT] Added Shop page archive & product page options
[IMPROVEMENT] Archive header style options
[IMPROVEMENT] Header main menu options
[IMPROVEMENT] WooCommerce Support
[PLUGIN] Elements - New Block header second title
[PLUGIN] Elements - New Block header url text
[PLUGIN] Elements - New Block header styles 16 - 17
[PLUGIN] Elements - 5 New Slider Nav & Control templates
[PLUGIN] Elements - Add to Cart + price meta support in all block modules for product post type
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fix the column size issue on archive pages
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fix the block posts count issue
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fix the missing grid module settings
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Frontend editor now always start with new blank post
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added ad places after quiz questions and viral list items
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added option to redirect to post after publish
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the frontend sidebar not showing when 3rd party plugin in use
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the trivia result issue
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the personality question issue
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the dark mode issues on quizzes
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the frontend editor post trash button sometimes not visible
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the AMP compatibility issues
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix the HTML issue on list item titles
[PLUGIN] Share Counter - Fix the WhatsApp share link issue
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fix the VC fields dependency field issue
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fix the Cache don't reset sometimes
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fix the taxonomy exclude query issue
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fix the duplicated taxonomy name issue on import
[PLUGIN] Framework - Add Google Fonts CSS2 API support
[PLUGIN] Voting - Added the user IP check
[PLUGIN] AMP - Fix the Google Ads won't show up
[PLUGIN] Upgraded all plugin versions to v2.0.0
[FIX] Autoplay block GIF items issue
[FIX] Issue text logo in dark mode
[FIX] Issue on Gutenberg editor blockquote & pullquote style
[FIX] Auto-update nonce when cached nonce not match
[FIX] More security over ajax forms
[FIX] Number of minor issues

v1.7.2 – Apr 15, 2022

[NEW] Added Newsy NSFW plugin
[NEW] Added GIF Block. Ability to get GIFs from GIPHY
[NEW] Added Bookmarks dropdown header element
[NEW] Added Newsticker header element
[NEW] Added Lazyload support for video iFrames
[NEW] Added easyComment support
[IMPROVEMENT] Post templates
[IMPROVEMENT] Demo data updated
[FIX] Issue with block infinite loading pagination
[FIX] Minor code and style issues
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added automatic gif and video thumbnail downloader for featured post image
[PLUGIN] Elements - Block & Style improvements
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed issues with forms
[PLUGIN] Social Share - Fixed an issue with Facebook share count
[PLUGIN] Social Counter - Theme compatibility
[PLUGIN] Voting - Theme compatibility
[PLUGIN] WPBakery Page Builder - Update to v6.9.0

v1.7.1 – Mar 28, 2022

[NEW] Added Newsticker Element
[IMPROVEMENT] Added option to enable featured post video player controls
[FIX] Issues on Post autoload
[FIX] Minor styling issues
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue with frontend editor color picker
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fixed an issue with block options in WPBakery Page builder
[PLUGIN] Bookmark - Fixed an issue with responsive style
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed an issue with script conflict

v1.7.0 – Mar 13, 2022

[NEW] Newsy Bookmark plugin
[NEW] Added Slider 4 and Slider 5 Elements
[NEW] Added typography options for BuddyPress & bbPress pages
[NEW] Added Post Template 13
[IMPROVEMENT] Option to override post meta style & share icon style per post
[FIX] Number of minor issues
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue on poll voting
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue on block selection
[PLUGIN] Framework - Added missing Google fonts to typography control
[PLUGIN] Voting/Reaction - Theme compatibility

v1.6.4 – Feb 23, 2022

[FIX] Issue on terms & conditions checkbox
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed issue with Envato Market plugin in update progress

v1.6.3 – Feb 19, 2022

[NEW] Added option to override ad places per post
[NEW] Added option to enable first & last name input in register form
[NEW] Added option to enable password confirm input in register form
[NEW] Added option to enable terms & conditions checkbox in register form
[NEW] Added option to use BuddyPress verification system in register form
[FIX] Issue on password reset mail sending
[PLUGIN] Reaction - Added plugin translations
[PLUGIN] Voting - Fixed wrong translation
[PLUGIN] Elements - Minor style fixes
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fixed an issue on checklist quiz
[PLUGIN] Framework - Improvements on the code

v1.6.2 – Feb 11, 2022

[NEW] Added post content ad places
[NEW] Added login button element for Header builder
[NEW] Added custom menu elements for Header builder
[PLUGIN] AMP - Added plugin translations to theme translation panel
[PLUGIN] Voting - Fixed an issue on guest voting option
[PLUGIN] Elements - Fixed an issue with block no content spacing
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Minor style fixes
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed an issue on typography control

v1.6.1 – Jan 31, 2022

[NEW] Added customizable member dropdown menu
[IMPROVEMENT] WordPress 5.9 compatibility
[IMPROVEMENT] Attachment caption used as featured image caption by default
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added category selection for each post format
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added layout option for post formats page
[PLUGIN] Fake Counter - Added option to edit fake counts per post
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed an issue with plugin directory url on some hosts

v1.6.0 – Jan 24, 2022

[NEW] Added Review block for BuzzEditor. Example
[NEW] Added Review post format for BuzzEditor
[NEW] Added Featured image caption option
[IMPROVEMENT] Related posts query
[FIX] Issue on Header & Footer builder HTML elements
[FIX] Missing translations
[PLUGIN] Elements - Added review stars to module meta
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Issue on custom post formats selection
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor Post Importer - Added post status option to import form
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor Post Importer - Issue on imported post date
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fixed an issue on API connection

v1.5.1 – Jan 8, 2022

[NEW] Added 3 different options for paginated post: only next button, next/prev, and simple numbers
[PLUGIN] Elements - Issue on Module 8 without video player breaks layout
[PLUGIN] Elements - Issue on Block Tabs sorting with custom order
[PLUGIN] Framework - Improved post search in Ajax select form control
[PLUGIN] Framework - Issue on Taxonomy selection form control
[PLUGIN] Framework - Issue on Menu meta boxes
[PLUGIN] Framework - Issue on Polylang compatibility

v1.5.0 – Dec 28, 2021

[NEW] Classic Frontend Post Editor option for BuzzEditor.
[NEW] Create button with post format dropdown for Header Builder.
[NEW] Start page with post formats for BuzzEditor.
[NEW PLUGIN] BuzzEditor Post Importer plugin. Ability to fetch quizzes and polls from BuzzFeed.
[NEW PLUGIN] Newsy Customizer plugin. Ability to use theme options with WordPress Customizer.
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Ability to create own post formats.
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added all frontend editor translation to theme translation panel.
[PLUGIN] Framework - Added framework related translations to theme translation panel.
[PLUGIN] Social Counter - Added LinkedIn provider.
[PLUGIN] WPBakery Page Builder - Upgraded to v6.8.0.
[IMPROVEMENT] Added typography options for each post module.
[IMPROVEMENT] Some responsive elements.
[FIX] Issue on Post Newsletter option.
[FIX] Some minor issues & style fixes.

v1.0.6 – Dec 13, 2021

[FIX] Issue on Part builder

v1.0.5 – Dec 11, 2021

[IMPROVEMENT] Added missing translations
[IMPROVEMENT] Framework compatibility
[IMPROVEMENT] Demo data updated
[FIX] Missing option for hiding post categories
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Added plugin translations to theme panel
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - RTL support improved
[PLUGIN] Newsy Elements - Added module preview images to module fields
[PLUGIN] Newsy Voting - Added plugin translations to theme panel
[PLUGIN] Framework - Added multi-language support for all forms.
[PLUGIN] Framework - Form fields improved.
[PLUGIN] Framework - Theme Panel RTL support.

v1.0.4 – Dec 4, 2021

[IMPROVEMENT] Demo data updated
[FIX] Issue on SSL asset redirects
[FIX] Some minor issues & style fixes

v1.0.3 – Dec 3, 2021

[FIX] Some minor issues

v1.0.2 – Dec 1, 2021

[FIX] Issue on Dark Mode style
[FIX] Issue on RTL style
[FIX] Issue on Header & Footer presets
[FIX] Some minor issues
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Flush rewrite rules on endpoint change
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix an issue on AMP content filter
[PLUGIN] Framework - Added sanitizer for form fields.

v1.0.1 – Nov 26, 2021

[IMPROVEMENT] Some minor style changes
[FIX] Issue on reCaptcha validation
[FIX] Issue on post progress bar
[PLUGIN] BuzzEditor - Fix issue on poll guest voting
[PLUGIN] View Counter - Fix issue on user post read counts
[PLUGIN] Framework - Fix issue on block edit first save

v1.0.0 – Nov 24, 2021

Initial public release

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