Review – NewsTube by Theme Junkie is an online newspaper and magazine WordPress theme built from traditional look. The theme has unique design to give your readers a real look and feel of having newspaper in hand. The design of this premium news theme puts content in the main target and therefore you will find only contents and featured images on the demo homepage. There are some developers who have released magazine themes but they look less like magazine and more like a photo board. NewsTube WordPress Theme doesn’t compromise with speed, page loading performance, multimedia content support and still it can get most of visitors attention on the news articles.
Top Frontpage Area : The NewsTube WordPress Theme designers have optimized header and top body section with better care. You will see a space to display your company logo and a wide banner to make some cash in your pocket easily. Displaying banner or logo is not so hard because you will get special “Header Tab” to customize header related contents. The next part is top section of body area which gives you a small but powerful slider to display latest news posts, and there is a text news box to display other important posts title in text formats.
Breaking News Section : The Breaking news section of NewsTube WordPress theme is second vital part of the homepage having four columns. That means you can display upto 8 latest stories on the breaking news area. This section shows small thumbnails and headlines to attract viewers attention, and clicking them will lead you to the full news post. Other part of homepage is based on categories that means you can select best categories of your news portal and feature select ones on the homepage with latest news posts. Every news stories for the selected categories will be highlighted on homepage, and this could be good for SEO purpose too.
Widgets and Sharing : Showing content is one thing and making visitors rotate around your website is another thing, which is only possible by widgets. NewsTube WordPress theme has sidebar that can display recent story, editor’s pick, recent comments, social media links with icons, archives and many possible bay to browse around your website. Adding all these contents doesn’t take much efforts, only drag and drop required widgets and you are done. The menu-bar on the title area is also best place to add important category of magazine website or main like to about us, contact us and other pages.
The NewsTube WordPress theme is definitely a traditional looking theme but at the same time it is supported by advanced features and SEO friendly platform to make your website much more traffic oriented. Content friendly design let’s you add anything with left or right sidebar position, the theme could be right deal for people wanting to start their first news / magazine and blog site. Theme-Junkie customer support and update for lifetime makes it even more secure and must have WordPress theme.
Featured Box Design : All blogs and magazine sites display latest contents in excerpt style so that user can see featured image and couple of words from the first paragraph. The excerpt style is mostly adapted by all the bloggers because it provides SEO benefit as well as you can save more space to display plenty of latest posts on the homepage. The NewsTube theme demo page shows that your article images will be automatically resized to fit into the featured box, this task is done by theme automatically. Moreover every new post will be displayed on the homepage and visitors may click the title of the posts to open it in the full mode.
NewsTube Features Review
- Several category sections on front-page
- Regular (Small) slider with Main news section (right)
- Headlines featured section
- Display single or drop-down categories on menu-bar
- Search widget (menu-bar) : Easily find contents with keywords
- Widget having multiple tags : Recent posts, Recent comment, Widget
- Archives page support
- Featured images made automatically by theme
- SEO ranking support with latest design
- Responsive and Adaptive to load on mobile, tablet
- Footer widget panel support
- Display ads, links and other stuffs on footer
- Customize homepage as per your own choice
Price Plan :
Standard License – $39 (One time fee)
Get Club License – $99 (Lifetime Member)