Dynamic News is a responsive theme with strong colors and bold fonts. The theme is perfect for news and magazine websites as well as blogs. The main highlights of Dynamic News are its configurable magazine-style front page template and featured post slider.
Dynamic News features a fluid layout that adjusts automatically to any screen size. Your visitors will get a great-looking website, whether they use a desktop, tablet, or smartphone.
Featured Post Slider
Dynamic News displays your featured content in a sleek featured posts slideshow which can be displayed on the Front Page Magazine Template and on the blog index. To configure the slider, go to Appearance → Customize → Featured Content.
Custom Page Templates
The theme comes with four different custom page templates which make it possible to use Dynamic News as a simple blog, a content-rich news site, or as a website for your business.
Magazine Front Page Template
The Magazine Front Page template displays the Featured Post Slider and a widgetized area below where you can use the custom Category Posts widgets to display the latest posts from the categories of your choice.
The Slider Page template displays the featured post slider and the static page content.
Full Width Template
The Full Width page displays the page content without a sidebar.
Dynamic News comes with three Category Posts widgets that can be used on the Magazine Front Page template and three custom widgets to enhance your Sidebar.
- Category Posts Boxed
This widget displays posts from one specified category.
- Category Posts Columns
This widget displays posts from two specified categories.
- Category Posts Grid
This widget displays posts from a specified category.
- Popular Posts
Popularity is determined by comment count.
- Social Icons
This widget displays links to your social profiles.
- Tabbed Widget
You can set Archives, Categories, Tags, Recent Posts, Pages, Comments as tabs.
You can learn more about the custom widgets on the Dynamic News support page.
Dynamic News offers seven different widget areas where you can use the theme’s custom widgets along with the default WordPress.com widgets:
- Main Sidebar
- Sidebar Pages
- Front Page Magazine
- Four Footer Widget Areas (Left, Center Left, Center Right, Right)
Powerful Theme Options
Through the Customizer you can configure theme features including:
- Custom Logo Upload
- Layout Settings
- Header Content
- Post Settings
- Featured Post Slider
You can learn more about the theme options on the Dynamic News support page.
The Header Content feature allows you to easily add a search box, a line of text, and social icons to the right of the header area.
Custom Header and Custom Background
You can easily upload a header image that appears below your navigation and set a background color or image through the Theme Customizer.
Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels):
- The main content column width is
- The Featured Images used on single posts are
- The Featured Images used on the Slideshow are
- The thumbnails used on the Magazine Front Page template are
420x140(big thumbnails) and
- The Custom Header image will display at a maximum width of
1340and a flexible height (default height =