Top News - WordPress News & Magazine Theme

Top News - WordPress News & Magazine Theme

Last update: Version 2.03 – August 3, 2016

Top News is the complete Wordpress theme for a news or magazine site with the focus of attracting and keeping visitors on their site. With a focus on reducing bounce rates, while increasing ad exposure, this theme will keep your visitors scrolling with more content all while maximizing your ad revenue!

Theia Post Slider Social Sharing Video/Audio Featured Headline Unlimited Colors

More Key Features

Responsive design – Top News adjusts its layout based on the device it is being viewed on. This means the theme’s content will be easy to read and easy to navigate whether it is being viewed on a desktop computer, a tablet, or a mobile device.

Retina Ready – The theme and its images look sharp and crisp on retina-ready devices!

5 Different Ad Units – Top News takes full advantage of available ad space to give you 5 different ad units, including a rare wallpaper ad! The ad units include a two 970×90 leaderboard ad areas (which can also be used as a 728×90 ad banner), a wallpaper ad, a static 300×250 sidebar ad that will always be visible, no mater where you are on the site, and an ad widget that can accommodate 300×250 ads in the sidebar or leaderboard ads in the homepage widget area.

Drag-and-Drop Homepage – Create unlimited homepage layouts by dragging and dropping our custom widgets into the layout that gives your website the professional look and feel you are truly looking for.

11 Custom Widgets – Top News gives you the flexibility and ease of use to display your content the way you want it without altering any code with our custom widgets.

Complete List of Features

  • Compatible with Wordpress 4.5
  • SEO Optimized
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • Translation ready (contains .po/.mo files)
  • Child Theme ready
  • Comes with XML dummy data (posts, tags, categories, menus, dummy images)
  • Easy implementation with Google Adsense ads
  • Wordpress Featured Image support
  • Wordpress Custom Background support
  • Wordpress Custom Menu support
  • Megamenus for Category menu items
  • Unlimited Colors
  • Youtube, Vimeo, and Soundcloud integration
  • Schema.org Rich Snippets
  • Fly-Out Mobile Navigation
  • Post/Page Slideshows
  • Woocommerce compatible
  • bbPress compatible
  • Infinite Scroll
  • No need for any additional plugins
  • Custom Theme Options panel
  • Custom CSS section in Theme Options so users will not lose custom changes to CSS when you update to a new version
  • Built in Google Analytics support
  • Full-Width Posts
  • Facebook comments support
  • Disqus comments support
  • Optional homepage blog layout
  • Free lifetime updates
  • Easy logo customization
  • Threaded comments
  • Ability to turn Featured Image on posts on/off
  • Ability to turn social buttons on posts on/off
  • Optional Author Info at the bottom of posts
  • Optional Caption/Photo Credit below Featured Images in posts
  • Custom copyright/footer text
  • Custom favicon
  • In-depth documentation
  • And much more!

Support

MVP Themes takes pride in its support! If you have any questions related to the setup of Top News that are not covered by the theme documentation or if you run into any bugs with the theme, please submit a ticket at the MVP Themes Support Center.

Unfortunately, MVP Themes cannot perform customization work for each of our customers, so Top News comes “as-is”. Any customization you would like to make to the theme outside of fixing bugs will need to be done by you or a third party.

Updates

v2.02 – August 3, 2016
  • Fixes bug with Boxed Layout
  • Increases speed and efficiency of theme by removing Tag arrays in Theme Options and Widgets by adding input fields
  • Updates Theia Post Slider to the latest version (1.10.4)
Affected files:
/admin/theme-settings.php
/widgets/widget-grid.php
/widgets/widget-tagfeat.php
/widgets/widget-tagposts.php
functions.php
style.css
v2.02 – April 25, 2016
  • Fixes bug with sidebar on boxed layout with screens larger than 1600px
  • Fixes bug with mobile menu
Affected files:
/css/media-queries.css
functions.php
style.css
v2.01 – March 8, 2016
  • Fixes bug with pages
  • Sets a maximum width for the content area at 1600px
  • Updates Theia Post Slider plugin to latest version (1.9.15)
Affected files:
/css/media-queries.css
page.php
page-fullwidth.php
style.css
v2.0.1 – January 29, 2016
  • Fixes bug with post pages
Affected files:
single.php
style.css
v2.0 – January 22, 2016
  • Adds built-in fly-out menu to replace Menufication
  • Increases the speed of backend by removing dropdown of Google Fonts. Now, you can simply enter the font name in the Theme Options
  • Updates title tag code to comply with Wordpress 4.0+
  • Fixes bug with Theme Options caused by Wordpress 4.4 update
Affected files:
All
v1.10.1 – August 28, 2015
  • Fixes bug with social count relating to Google Plus
  • Fixes bug with Rich Snippet on posts
Affected files:
functions.php
single.php
style.css
v1.10 – August 22, 2015
  • Changes formatting of share counts higher than 1,000 to 1.0K, 1 million to 1.0M, etc
  • Fixes bug with Boxed Layout on Woocommerce pages
  • Fixes bug with display of reviews in Woocommerce
  • Fixes bug with widget code to comply with Wordpress 4.3
Affected files:
All files in /widgets folder
functions.php
style.css
v1.09 – May 29, 2015
  • Now allows HTML code in author description
  • Improves dropdown animation
  • Fixes bug with sidebar when using boxed layout and disabling Sticky Sidebar feature
  • Fixes bug with comment button on hover
  • Fixes minor bug with comment button link on category pages
  • Updates Theia Post Slider plugin to the latest version (1.9.0)
Affected files:
/widgets/widget-grid.php
author.php
category.php
functions.php
header.php
style.css
v1.08 – March 17, 2015
  • New Feature! – Adds Responsive Ad Unit below articles
  • Updates Theia Post Slider plugin to the latest version (1.8.3)
Affected files:
/admin/theme-settings.php
single.php
style.css
v1.07 – March 12, 2015
  • Updates Theia Post Slider plugin to the latest version (1.8.2)
  • Fixes bug with Facebook like count for small number of customers
  • Fixes bug with social profile links on some author pages
  • Fixes bug with attachment pages related to last update
  • Fixes bug with comment button on hover
Affected files:
attachment.php
author.php
functions.php
style.css
/widgets/widget-catfeat.php
/widgets/widget-catposts.php
/widgets/widget-tagfeat.php
/widgets/widget-tagposts.php
v1.06 – February 14, 2015
  • Improves display of pagination on homepage when Infinite Scroll is disabled
  • Adds display of post Tags below content on posts in Boxed Layout
  • Fixes minor bug with display of icons
  • Fixes bug with Full-Width pages
  • Fixes bug with social count on post pages
Affected files:
functions.php
page.php
page-fullwidth.php
page-home.php
single.php
style.css
v1.05 – January 15, 2015
  • Adds optional layout for “More Posts” section on post pages
  • Improves display of information on posts
  • Updates Theia Post Slider plugin to latest version (1.8.1)
  • Fixes bug with structured data for wide-image posts
  • Fixes bug with author name on posts
  • Fixes bug with disabling comment button option on pages
  • Fixes small bug with headings in posts
Affected files:
/admin/theme-settings.php
/css/media-queries.css
functions.php
page.php
page-fullwidth.php
single.php
style.css
v1.04.1 – January 8, 2015
  • Fixes bug with Google Adsense ads that was caused by the previous update
Affected files:
functions.php
v1.04 – January 6, 2015
  • Fixes bug with menus appearing behind video embeds in certain version of IE
  • Fixes twitter link and author image on author pages
  • Fixes bug with Google description for post pages
  • Fixes bug with comment link on Tabber widget
  • Fixes bug with main Featured Post image on category pages
  • Fixes bug with searching Media files
  • Fixes bug with Menufication scrolling
  • Fixes bug with display of title on full-width video posts
Affected files:
/css/media-queries.css
/widgets/widget-tabs.php
author.php
functions.php
header.php
single.php
style.css
v1.03 – December 10, 2014
  • Added ability to set number of “More” posts displayed under article from within the Theme Options
  • Updates Theia Post Slider to latest version (1.8.0)
  • Improves Disqus compatibility
  • Fixes issue with display of sidebar on boxed layout when Sticky Sidebar feature is disabled
  • Fixes minor display issue of Grid Widget on mobile devices
  • Fixes issue with pagination on category pages when using column layout
  • Fixes bug with author page
  • Fixes other minor bugs
Affected files:
All
v1.02 – December 2, 2014
  • Fixes various display issues with boxed layout
  • Fixes issue with social share count related to Facebook
  • Fixes other minor bugs
Affected files:
All
v1.01 – November 26, 2014
  • Fixes bug some were experiencing with saving Theme Options
  • Updates XML data
  • Fixes other minor bugs
Affected files:
/admin/admin-interface.php
functions.php
style.css
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