Good News – Multi-Niche Blog / Magazine WordPress Theme

Good News - Multi-Niche Blog / Magazine WordPress Theme

Good News is the Ultimate Multi Niche Blog / Magazine WordPress theme built for anyone who would like to build a stunning and flexible blog, news, newspaper, magazine, publishing or review site.

With Good News you will be able to build your own layouts using Drag & Drop ready made widgets.

It also supports oEmbed which let’s you embed content from different providers including videos from YouTube and Vimeo. It uses the best and clean SEO practices and is also flexible, simple and easy to use.

The theme also includes a full featured Ads Manager which also supports responsive Google Ads and AdSense. Ads can easily be added using shortcodes, visual composer or widgets.

Version 1.1.1 Now Available- View Changelog

Good News - Multi-Niche Blog / Magazine WordPress Theme
Good News - Multi-Niche Blog / Magazine WordPress Theme


Good News - Multi-Niche Blog / Magazine WordPress Theme


  • Clean, Simple And Minimalist design
  • Multi Level Push Menu (Left / Right).
  • Responsive Mobile Menu
  • Sticky Topbar / Main Menu
  • Image Backgrounds with Patterns & Overlays
  • Video Backgrounds with Patterns & Overlays
  • Parallax with Patterns & Overlays
  • Custom Title Headings with unlimited Fonts & Colors.
  • Nice Scroll & SmoothScroll Options
  • 4 different paging systems including Infinite Scroll
  • 3 different comments systems (Native + Disqus Comments + Facebook)
  • Facebook Connect / Register
  • Advanced Liking System
  • Advanced Page Options
  • Custom Post types – Videos & Photo Albums
  • Unlimited layouts with Visual Composer
  • Dynamically create sidebars and assign them to any page
  • Option to have different background images on each pages
  • Live Twitter Feed Widget
  • 6 pre-defined blog templates: 1-2-3-4 columns & Small / Large Lists
  • Visual Composer included as a premium plugin (28$ value) including 9 custom widgets.
  • Revolution Slider included as a premium plugin (18$ value).
  • MailChimp Newsletter plugin included
  • Fully integrated with BuddyPress
  • UberMenu plugin Fully Supported
  • Contact 7 working contact forms
  • Google Fonts Library
  • Font-Awesome library
  • Integrated using HTML5 & CSS3 best practices
  • Built with the well known Foundation CSS Framework
  • Retina HD Ready & Responsive Design
  • Using SEO best practices
  • Rich Snippets, Schema & Microdata
  • RTL Support
  • .po & .mo translation files included
  • Easy 1-Click Demo Importer
  • WPML Ready
  • Fully Responsive
  • PSDs Included
  • Child Theme Included
  • Good documentation


  • Advanced News & Videos Widget
  • Endless Articles Option / Infinite Bidirectional Scroll
  • Filter By Categories
  • Multiple query types: (Most Recent, Most Viewed, Most Liked, Most Discussed, Custom Selection)
  • Multi layouts and lots of options


  • Advertisement rotation system with a flexible logic of displaying advertisements.
  • Widgets & Visual Composer support
  • Responsive ads support


  • Fully integrated MailChimp Newsletter form.


Note: Theme Images are not included. Placeholders will be placed when importing our demo.


V.1.1.1 – 16.07.2015

  • Fixed javascript error causing page animations not to work properly
  • Fixed video background image fallback on mobile devices
  • Added a disable loop option to the video background row settings

V.1.1.0 – 15.07.2015

  • Removed html tags from truncated excerpts within the news widget to prevent malformed html within visual composer output
  • Fixed issue with lazy load images after an ajax request
  • Fixed issue with logo bar ad section
  • Fixed minor issue with the comments form
  • Fixed issue with video backgrounds not loading on firefox / safari
  • Removed all comments from the minified style.css to have a smaller size
  • Added a new Advanced News Widget that has the same options as the VC News Widget
  • Added Main Menu Dropdowns Typography option
  • Added a new skin to the social share module
  • Added an option to change the sidebar width based on the 12 column grid
  • Updated ACF to 5.2.7
  • Updated Visual Composer to 4.6.1

V.1.0.9 – 29.06.2015

  • Fixed visual composer textbox color to inherit theme panel Text Color 1
  • Disable global video autoplay option if inserted within visual composer to avoid multiple videos loading at the same time
  • Renamed News to Posts since it is the default post type
  • Removed debugging alert forgotten within the code
  • Fixed issue with the Ads Widget not displaying the title
  • Fixed issue with widget zones above and below the main menu that were not displaying properly
  • Fixed widget header margin
  • Fixed issue with facebook login due to API changes
  • Fixed Social Share Linkedin share count
  • Fixed issue with Twitter not sharing the post link
  • Reset comments form after submit
  • Fixed issue with the gallery post format columns option not applying
  • Fixed bug with the most discussed query within the News Widget that was causing other widgets not to show
  • Added Sidebar / Widgets Look & Feel options (colors, padding, margins, borders)
  • Added Text Options to the News Widget (Title / Excerpt: Font Type, Font Size, Font Weight, Line Height)
  • Added option to select an image size or enter a custom size (resized & cropped on the fly) within the VC News Widget
  • Added option to change the Column Width / Post Count Per Column to the VC News Widget Featured Views
  • Added news views to the VC News Widget (Lists without thumbs, Ranking list with thumbs and 2 new featured views )
  • Added Post Meta Display Options to the VC News Widget (Show Below or Over featured image)
  • Added option to change the megamenu overlay color when active
  • Added option to change the logo height within the logo bar
  • Added option to change the logo height within the mobile top bar
  • Added border options to the main menu dropdown items
  • Added border options to the mobile top bar
  • Added color options to the mobile top bar / toggle when expanded
  • Auto resize logo bar ads from (728×90 to 420×60) based on screen size
  • Added option to disable the Shop Account Link from the Account dropdown menu
  • Added new home page visual composer predefined layout
  • Updated Visual Composer to 4.5.3 (Fixes XSS Vulnerability)

V. – 08.06.2015

  • Hide endless articles sidebar on mobile view
  • Fixed issue with Ubermenu not showing properly
  • Localized top bar date
  • Faster theme panel by enabling ajax saving (no more reloads on save)
  • Added New “After Single Post Content Widget Zone 2”
  • Added option to show / hide sidebars on mobile view
  • Added color options to thumbnail overlays & icons
  • Added option to change thumbnail overlay icons based on post format
  • Updated theme panel Redux Framework to v3.5.4.17

V.1.0.8 – 04.06.2015

  • Fixed Facebook share count
  • Fixed bug with the smart content sidebar widget zone
  • Fixed bug with Endless Articles template
  • Fixed custom css rendering on the 404 error page
  • Fixed intermittent issue with is_tag archive
  • Fixed theme panel post archives categories settings
  • Fixed issue with widgets getting shifted when new sidebar is created
  • Enhanced sticky sidebars smoothness
  • Moved the “after post content” widget zone before the comments section
  • Added template conditional assets loading to increase page speed
  • Wrapped all template functions with “function_exists” so they can easily be overridden within the child theme
  • Enhanced Main Menu / Top Bar container options
  • Enhanced assets loading by adding conditional tags
  • Restructured Theme Panel Settings
  • Fade in images only when they reach the viewport top
  • Added Ajax Pagination (Load More / Prev Next ) to the visual composer news widget with multiple animations
  • Added logo bar (Left / Right / Centered) with optional ad zone
  • Added (Self Hosted) option to Video Post Format
  • Added Audio Post Format (Embed / Self Hosted)
  • Added Link Post Format
  • Add nav menu to top bar
  • Added Top Bar option to show current date
  • Added Top Bar border option
  • Added a separate mobile top bar height / background color options
  • Added main menu margin / padding / border options
  • Added mobile menu typography option
  • Added option to narrow / center post content if no sidebar is set
  • Added a global sidebar setting for pages
  • Added Custom Nav Menu option to account menu
  • Added “My Posts” link option to account menu
  • Added CURL exists validation to demo import
  • Added Facebook Like & Google Plus to the Social Share
  • Added option to include Facebook likes & comments in social share count
  • Added the possibility to filter theme thumbnail sizes
  • Updated Envato Toolkit
  • Updated Revolution Slider to 4.6.93
  • Updated Visual Composer to 4.5.2
  • Updated Woocommerce templates

V.1.0.7 – 13.04.2015

  • Fixed issue with Vimeo player
  • Fixed font-awesome 4.3 icons
  • Fixed minor demo import bugs
  • Fixed Visual Composer output on posts page template
  • Fixed bug with search toggle on active push menu
  • Fixed warning notice on category pages
  • Fixed logo height on mobile small screens
  • Fixed comments paragraphs margin bottom css
  • Fixed Follow Us text in top bar if custom icon is used
  • Fixed Facebook share count if not available
  • Fixed push menu overflow on mobile
  • Show full post titles within post templates and archives
  • Enhance Theme Panel for a faster load
  • Added UberMenu Support
  • Added RTL Support
  • Added a separate top menu search bar
  • Added query options within WP News Widget
  • Added offset option within VC & WP News Widget
  • Added Random Posts query within VC & WP News Widget
  • Added Related Posts query within VC & WP News Widget
  • Added Date filter within VC & WP News Widget (last week, last month, last year and all time)
  • Added Custom Query / Custom Post Types to VC News Widget
  • Added option to change views count meta key
  • Added option to reset views count
  • Added option to turn off sticky sidebars
  • Added API Keys Section in the theme panel
  • Added Google Fonts API Key option to retrieve all fonts for VC custom heading widget
  • Updated Woocommerce templates

V.1.0.6 – 09.03.2015

  • Make the Demo Import work on IIS servers
  • Fixed right push menu overflow
  • Fixed category styling if more than one is shown
  • Fixed inner content background color in Full Width layout
  • Fixed sticky sidebar when sticky Top Bar is disabled
  • Remove https from social share count urls
  • Center search form when menu height is changed
  • Increased orbit slider font size
  • Optimized orbit slider loading
  • Ajaxified SASS compilation process for a faster Theme Panel
  • Allow multiple widgets within single posts widget zones
  • Added category descriptions
  • Added Yoast Breadcrumbs Support
  • Added Website Field to comments form for guests
  • Added autoplay option for single videos
  • Added more “Show / Hide” options to News Widget
  • Added option to show / hide page title in sticky top bar
  • Added option to show / hide Author Box in single posts
  • Added option to limit the number of categories displayed within the news widget
  • Updated language files

V.1.0.5 – 24.02.2015

  • Fixed “Cannot modify header information” error in woo commerce filters
  • Fixed footer layout when comments are activated on visual composer pages
  • Added a clear message if the theme cannot set the required memory limit

V.1.0.4 – 23.02.2015

  • Fixed issue with sticky top bar on close event
  • Fixed style url on HTTPS
  • Fixed author links in comments list
  • Fixed woocommerce reviews css
  • Fixed featured image width in “original” mode
  • Fixed WooCommerce scroll to reviews section
  • Fixed Customizer Error
  • Fixed issue with expanded mobile menu on login dialog close event.
  • Fixed pagination on posts template when set as homepage
  • Optimized SASS compilation process
  • Make news widget animations optional
  • Update migration system
  • Tag Cloud Widget: Limit results to 15
  • Make mobile topbar sticky
  • Added Schema Micro Data Markup
  • Added predefined visual composer templates
  • Added global option to hide breadrumbs
  • Added global option to hide title bar
  • Added color options to push menu
  • Added option to show / hide mega menu tags & subcategories
  • Added new Featured Image Type (Behind Title – Fullwidth)
  • Added color options to Top Bar buttons
  • Updated Woocommerce CSS for version 2.3.0

V.1.0.3 – 04.02.2015

  • Fixed issue with Default Roboto Font, not able to change size and colors
  • Adjusted top bar buttons margin when changing top bar height
  • Fixed Theme Panel Issues on Child Theme
  • Fixed demo importer remote xml feching by adding fallback functions
  • Fixed main menu / top menu default settings
  • Fixed issue with Twitter widget avatars / tweet date not showing
  • Single post sidebar: Set default options to inherit from global settings
  • Single post featured image: Set default options to inherit from global settings
  • Completely removed Woocommerce & Buddypress css if not activated
  • Added Menu Typography
  • Added color options to the top bar
  • Added logo option to main menu
  • Added Ajax post selection within the news widget
  • Added exclude categories within the news widget
  • Added option to show / hide search form from mobile menu
  • Added option to show / hide follow us from top-bar and mobile menu
  • Added option to enable / disable comments on a visual composer page
  • Added po / mo language files to child theme
  • Added “Via” option to twitter social share
  • Updated Visual Composer
  • Updated Optimum Speed Plugin to v1.0.1

V.1.0.2 – 25.01.2015

  • Fixed issue with sidebar on a visual composer page
  • Fixed page background settings
  • Fixed Child Theme CSS
  • Fixed lost password redirection
  • Fixed Yoast SEO Sitemap error
  • Set Easy Foundation Shortcodes to use theme assets
  • Prepackaged Envato Toolkit for Automatic Theme Updates
  • Prepackaged Ads Manager + Visual Composer Ads widget
  • Reskined Sidebar
  • Added boxed version

V.1.0.1 – 22.01.2015

  • Fixed initial CSS compilation
  • Fixed revolution slider arrow position
  • Fixed parallax and video containers padding on mobile
  • Enhanced shop page responsiveness
  • Prepackaged Easy Foundation Shortcodes
  • Added Grid Width option

V.1.0 – 20.01.2015

  • Initial Version
Date: July 13, 2015