CityNews is a Newspaper WordPress Theme that let you create a news, magazine or blog website easily.
CityNews is a newspaper style WordPress Theme that let you create a news, magazine or blog website easily.

We include Visual Composer Page Builder into this theme that you can create your own page with highly customized layout. There are four post formats support: Standard, Video, Gallery and Audio. Also, we include some shortcodes and four different blog layouts.

If you’re going to create a clean and newspaper style website to focus on write the news, story or journal, don’t miss it.


  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Fully Responsive
  • Retina Ready
  • Four different blog Layouts
  • Beautifu Fullwidth Swipe Slider
  • Visual Composer Page Builder
  • Custom Widgets Included
  • Many Useful Shortcodes Included
  • Gallery Template Ready
  • Advanced Theme Options
  • Cross-browser Compatible (IE9+/Firefox/Safari/Chrome/Opera)
  • Well Documented
  • WPML Ready
  • Demo Files Included (XML)
  • Excellent Support
  • And more...
V1.12 -2017.03.16
- Updated Visual Composer to 5.1 
- Changed text domain from ‘alaya’ to ‘citynews’ 
- Fixed some CSS issues. 
- Fixed the tags overlapping issue. 
- Fixed the mobile LOGO overlapping issue. 
- Moved all shortcodes into CityNews Addon plugin.
V1.11 - 2016.12.11
- Updated Visual composer to 5.0.1
V1.1 - 2016.11.14
- Updated Visual composer to 5.0 
- Changed some handle text of wp_enqueue_script().
V1.09 - 2016.09.29
- Updated Visual composer to 4.12.1 
- Made all theme php functions pluggable. 
- Added one click import demo feature. 
- Added turn on/off weather info option.
V1.08 / 2016.08.02
- Added new options to disable/enable the post tags. 
- Updated Visual composer to 4.12 
- Adjusted some CSS issues.
V1.07 / 2016.05.05
- Added new options to disable the sidebar for the default post and category page. 
- Improved some small CSS issues. 
- Improved the search form.
V1.06.2 / 2016.04.25
- Updated Visual Composer to for WP4.5
V1.06.1 / 2016.04.15
Updated Visual Composer to 4.11.2
V1.06 / 2016.03.27
- Fixed the number limited of sticky posts widget doesn’t work. 
- Fixed the tag and search page doesn’t work correctly. 
- Fixed the slider image was blur issue. 
- Improved the slider loading issue. 
- Updated Visual composer to 4.11.1
V1.05 / 2016.02.08
- Updated the simpleWeather jQuery plugin. 
- Improved some CSS issues. 
- Added a new option to disable the post thumbnail globally. 
- Updated Visual Composer to 4.9.2
V1.04 / 2015.12.31
- Fixed the image is forced to the fullwidth in post content. 
- Updated Visual Composer to 4.9.1 
- Updated font-awesome to 4.5.0 
- Deprecated @import in style.css 
- Added Ajaxify nested comment reply feature.
V1.03 / 2015.10.07
- Fixed the weather plugin sometimes can't get the location information. 
- Updated Visual Composer to 4.8.1 
- Added a new option in blog setting page for globally disable the post sidebar. 
- Added child theme example.
V1.02 / 2015.10.07
- Fixed the mobile menu often disappear when scroll the page. 
- Updated Visual Composer to 4.7.4 for XSS vulnerability issue. 
- Added Image upload metabox section when edit the gallery post. 
- Added weather temperature unit option. - Added Autoplay option for Slider.
V1.01 / 2015.09.26
- Fixed the LOGO resize issue 
- Fixed the theme doesn’t compatible with some cache plugins. 
- Updated Visual Composer to 4.7.2
V1.0 / 2015 -05- 04
- Released

We write the detailed documentation for each product, it’s a useful guide to help the users to setup their website. You can find it in your download package.

Support Page

If you have any questions, you can let me know your issues through the support page. We will reply you as soon as human possible. Go to Support Page →

General Features

These general features are also our basic standard


All our themes is fully responsive support that adapts perfectly for all device resolutions like mobiles, tablets and desktops.

Theme Options

We include advanced admin panel and many custom options in our themes that allow users to manage and setup the theme visually and easily.

Translation options

Our themes includes language .PO files, so you can create your own language file with Poedit. The themes are also compatible with WPML.


Take full advantage of modern web technologies. Semantic HTML markup and standards compliant CSS.

Google Fonts Support

We integrated the google fonts into our theme options or customizer options, so there's unlimited font selection.

Child Theme Support

Our themes are child theme friendly which can make it a lot to customize the theme without modify the parent theme in order to upgrade the parent theme smoothly.



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