WordPress Version 4.9.8 Ready – RTL Languages Ready
PenNews is a powerful WordPress Theme from PenciDesign. This theme helps you create a new site in such short time by drag & drop with great designs. We also bring to you great support and friendly help. You can use this theme for every purpose – create things like the way you love.


Created for great performance, for High Traffic Sites

We spent a considerable amount of time tweaking every aspect of the theme to make it load faster and faster more. This makes your site friendly for any search engine and keep your site running smoothly with high traffic.

This theme have been already cached for queries running to make sure the speed is best. We optimized by hands with each query in the theme, all the resources come with the themes optimized from us. This theme is also compatible with all plugins for caching & build-in smart lazyload images. Everything makes the theme great for performance.

Click to run pagespeed for our theme.

Google AMP & Facebook Instant Article Supported & Validated

If you want your site focus on mobile – yeah, this is the best solution for you. By supports Google AMP & Facebook Instant Article from itself, this theme is powerful on mobile social media. It makes your site more load faster 5x on AMP & 10x on Facebook Instant Article and friendly more with Google & Facebook.

The Best Theme Optimized for SEO

The theme focus on validate schema markup for Google with fully supports for all types: Articles, Breadcrumbs, Posts Review, Posts Recipe, Tags… and compatible with all SEO plugins. Everything will make your site friendly with google and other search engines. Everything is validated automatically with Google and other search engines.

Unlimited Ads spaces, In-Feed ads & Affiliates supported

With drag & drop, you can place your ads to any places in this theme.With In-feed ads supports for all layouts, you can earn more money from your traffic.

100% Responsive – Look great on all devices

PenNews is 100% responsive and will look great for all devices: Desktop, Tablet, Mobile, iPad, iPhone, Android devices,...etc

Best & Rich Features Ever

PenNews comes with multiple options via edit each element & theme options – that helps you to change any section of your site without touch to any code. You will be amazed at the choices we provide you in this theme. We’re regular updates this theme also, this makes the features come more and more in the future updates. That’s the best deal ever for any theme.

Key Features

  • One click install any demo.
  • Google AMP & Facebook Instant Article Supported & Validated
  • Multiple premium plugins included for free:
  • Multiple Custom Widgets with great designs
    • About Us
    • Banner Box
    • Authors Box
    • Login/Register Form
    • Popular Categories
    • Video Playlist
    • Instagram
    • Pinterest
    • Social Counter
    • Weather
    • Latest Tweets
    • Facebook Page
    • Widget Block 6
    • Widget Block 7
    • Widget Block 10
    • Widget Block 11
    • Widget Block 15
    • Widget Block 16
    • Widget Block 23
    • Widget Block 25
  • 600+ options from WordPress Customizer
  • Drag & Drop page builder by WPBakery Page Builder ( Visual Composer ).
  • White Lable Tool
  • EU GDRP Policy Compatible
  • Unlimited Fonts: Upload your custom fonts & google fonts
  • Advanced Social Counters & Sharing Buttons
  • 10+ Post Styles for Different Stories
  • 10+ header styles with each different container
  • 28+ featured sliders style – check demos slider here
  • 40+ Content Blocks – check demos here
  • 10+ Big Grids – check demos here
  • Supports 3 Types of review: Star, Percent and point.
  • Multiple global Options for All VC elements, example:
    • Custom heading styles & text & url
    • Custom heading icon for each elements
    • Custom fonts type, font size for each element
  • Multiple Sidebar Layouts:
    • 2 Sidebars + Content
    • Sidebar Left + Content
    • Content + Sidebar Right
    • No Sidebar – Full 100% Width
    • No Sidebar – Full Width 1400px Container
    • No Sidebar – Full Width 1080px Container
  • Multiple mega menu styles & menu items style: Mega Menu Columns & Category Mega Menu With 2 different styles
  • Hide/show most elements on your site
  • Sticky/Un-sticky Navigation
  • Sticky Sidebar
  • Ajax Live Search
  • Unlimited Custom Sidebar – add any custom sidebar you want to your site without touching to the codes.
  • Video Playlist for VC elements & Widgets
  • Ajax Login & Register Form
  • Multiple Portfolio Layouts:
    • Masonry Text Over Image
    • Masonry Text Bellow Image
    • Masonry in 2 Columns
    • Masonry in 3 Columns
    • Grid Text Over Image
    • Grid Text Bellow Image
    • Grid in 2 Columns
    • Grid in 3 Columns
  • Woocommerce Compatible – easy to create a store/shop on your site.
  • BBPress & BuddyPress Compatible – easy to create a forum & community on your site.
  • The Event Calendar Compatible – easy create & manage the events.
  • Multilingual Supported: WPML & Polylang Compatible – easy to create multiple languages site.
  • Quick Text Translation – Translation your site to your language in seconds.
  • Free Updates Life Time.
  • WordPress Multi-Site Supported
  • Auto-Updates – Don’t worries about update. This theme can be update itself automatically.
  • Detailed Documentation
  • Dedicated & Fast Customers Support from PenciDesign

Update Changelog

Update: PenNews Version 6.3 – November 14, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Add supports for Smart Lists now with 20 styles for Smart Lists
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for Select Block Title Align, Turn off Uppercase Block Title for Penci Image Box
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for show all categories ( NOT one like previous versions ) for Blocks + Featured Slider + Big Grids
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for manage image sizes from the theme via Customize > General Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Display breadcrumbs for single styles 5, 6 & 7
* FEATURE ADDED: Add supports for display author avatar replace with featured images on "Block 6" 
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for custom maximum excerpt length via Customize > General Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for disable post viewed count & post meta on inline related posts.
* FEATURE ADDED: Option for disable AMP for special Posts/Pages on edit Posts/Pages screen.
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues

Update: PenNews Version 6.2 – October 24, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Support for Gutenberg
* FEATURE ADDED: Option to disable parallax images for single posts ( Customize > Single Post Options )
* FEATURE ADDED: Custom Aspect Ratio for Featured Image when you disable parallax images
* FEATURE ADDED: Support for display author name, post viewed count for blocks & featured slider
* FEATURE ADDED: Compability with  AdSense Integration WP QUADS
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues

Update: PenNews Version 6.1 – September 27, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: 5 New Demos:

* FEATURE ADDED: Add element Register Form
* FEATURE ADDED: Add shortcodes management via Dashboard > PenNews > Shortcodes Management - you can deactivate all elements you don't need for use - it will make your site performance better.
* FEATURE ADDED: Update more translate for review plugins
* FEATURE ADDED: Add Line social media
* IMPROVE: Makrup for sticky sidebar
* IMPROVE: Some issues with RTL Languages
* IMPROVE: Some issues with AMP plugin - let's re-download and update the plugin to get it.
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues

Big Update: PenNews Version 6.0 – August 28, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: 34 New Demos:
* FEATURE ADDED: Add Options for custom site width & size for content & sidebar by drag & drop via Dashboard > PenNews > Site Width
* FEATURE ADDED: Add Users Review features for Penci Review plugin - you can create posts and allow your users can review your posts/products...
* FEATURE ADDED: Ads Manage Shortcodes - easy to put your ads to content by use Ads Manage Shortcodes ( Dashboard > PenNews > Ads Manage )
* FEATURE ADDED: Custom Font Size for Count Down shortcode on mobile
* FEATURE ADDED: Custom Font Size for Titles for Fancy Heading Elements
* FEATURE ADDED: Optimize rel nofollow for banners elements.
* FEATURE ADDED: Apply custom fonts for AMP plugins & add cookie notice popup for AMP pages - please update AMP to latest version to get that features.
* FEATURE ADDED: Option for change the size for mega menu: Square, Vertical...
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues.

PenNews Version 5.1 – July 18, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Travel Multipurpose demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-travel-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Travel Guide demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-travel-guide/
* FEATURE ADDED: Video News 2 demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-video2-news/
* FEATURE ADDED: Farm Multi-Purpose demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-farm-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more options for Penci Review plugin - It's allow for user ratings, add more review points & change order of review points by drag & drop - please update Penci Review plugin to latest version to get this feature.
* FEATURE ADDED: Supports for Yoast SEO Breadcrumbs - replace with default breadcrumb from this theme. ( via Customize > General Options )
* FEATURE ADDED: Custom URL when you click on the logo image on Header & Footer.
* FEATURE ADDED: Add support for highlight button on main navigation - please use custom class  'highlight-button' for menu items you want to highlight.
* FEATURE ADDED: Option for disable infinite load more previous posts for special posts on edit posts screen.
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more options for social sharing ( Line & VK & Viber )
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more Line social media option
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more options for social sharing for AMP ( Line & VK & Viber ) and fix some issues on AMP - please update PenNews AMP plugin to get this features.
* IMPROVE: Weather element/widget need to fill API key to get it work. That's needed because all weather API has changed the policy now.
* IMPROVE: Theme speed & some minor issues.

PenNews Version 5.0 – July 04, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Lawyer - Attorneys demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-lawyer-attorneys/
* FEATURE ADDED: Cosmetic Multi-Purpose demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-cosmetic-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Business Multi-Purpose 2 demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-business-multipurpose2/
* FEATURE ADDED: Garden Multi-Purpose demo - http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-garden-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Frontend Submission - check documentation for this here: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-document/#frontend
* FEATURE ADDED: Support for Custom Post Type for Build Query on Widgets
* FEATURE ADDED: Featured Slider Style 28
* FEATURE ADDED: Responsive Tab for all elements of WPBakery Page Builder
* FEATURE ADDED: Hide/show WPBakery Page Builder elements on desktop, table & mobile for each elements
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for display selected categories on build query on filter ( in the past, just supports display child categories of selected categories )
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues

PenNews Version 4.2 – Jun 17, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: RTL languages supports
* FEATURE ADDED: Add options for edit a category screen:
  + Sidebar position
  + Layout Style
  + Custom Width Container
  + Custom sidebar left
  + Custom sidebar right
  + Content Display ( Post excerpt, Post content, Post content before more tag )
  + Post Content Limit (words)
  + Pagination Style ( Default,Load more button, Infinite scroll )
  + Navigation Alignment ( left, right, center )
  + Custom Number Posts for Each Time Load More Posts
  + Show Read More Button
* FEATURE ADDED: Display featured images for Penci Recipe.
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more some options for Penci Recipe
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues

Update Changelog

PenNews Version 4.1 – Jun 02, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Add option to move featured slider content to above the images.
* IMPROVE: Facebook Social Media Counter - you need to fill your app ID & token to make it work. The new policy from Facebook doesn't allow us to get this data help you anymore.
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues

PenNews Version 4.0 – May 29, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Hotel Multi-Purpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-hotel-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Gym Multipurpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-gym-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Creative Multipurpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-creative-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Agency Multipurpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-agency-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Spa Multipurpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-spa-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for SEO News: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-seo-news/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Tech Magazine: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-tech-magazine/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Charity Multi-Purpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-charity-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add offset posts for Build Query
* FEATURE ADDED: Add supports for youtube-nocookie by use short shortcode iframe ( you can see on the editor )
* FEATURE ADDED: Add supports for body boxed layouts
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more short shortcode iframe.
* FEATURE ADDED: Add option for display latest modified date replace with published date via Customize > General Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Add option for disable lazyload images via Customize > General Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Compatible with plugin Booking.com Official Search Box: https://wordpress.org/plugins/bookingcom-official-searchbox/
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues with weather widgets, front-end editor,....

PenNews Version 3.0 – May 16, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Travel Blog: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-travel-blog/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Personal Shop: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-personal-shop/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Food Blog: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-food-blog/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Craft DIY Blog: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-craft-diy-blog/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Beauty Blog: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-beauty-blog/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Fashion Blog: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-fashion-blog/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Construction Multi-Purpose: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-construction-multipurpose/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add new demo for Coffee Blog: http://pennews.pencidesign.com/pennews-coffee-blog/
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more Block 38 - supports more 3 layouts: standard, classic, overlay
* FEATURE ADDED: Category mega menu supports for any custom taxonomies
* IMPROVE: Some minor issues.

PenNews Version 2.1 – May 10, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Option for auto get thumbnails from Youtube, Vimeo via Customize > General Options > Auto regenerate thumbnails from Youtube, Vimeo
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for add Google Adsense Code before & after post content via Customize > Single Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Add Custom Code Above Page Content of Default Template via Customize > Page Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Add Custom Code Below Page Content of Default Template via Customize > Page Options
* FEATURE ADDED: Add Captcha for Login form & Register Form - let's use plugin Login No Captcha reCAPTCHA here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/login-recaptcha/  if you want to do that.
* FEATURE ADDED: Scroll load more inside single post page: Update URL, Posts Viewed & Supports for Disqus Comment
* FEATURE ADDED: Add option for display Facebook Comments via Customize > Single Options
* IMPROVE: Optimized more about site speed.
* IMPROVE: Social Counter Display for Facebook
* IMPROVE: Schema Markup Data

Big Update PenNews Version 2.0 – April 27, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Add more 12 new demos for multipurpose, landing page, portfolio...etc
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Advanced Carousel VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Blog List No Featured Images VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Count Down VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Counter Up VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Fancy Heading VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Info Box VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Advanced Map VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Openings Hours / Menu VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Pricing Item VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Progress Bar VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Single Video VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Testimonial VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: Penci Testimonials VC element.
* FEATURE ADDED: GPRD Policy Compatible
* -- FEATURE ADDED: Remove all default google fonts - load default fonts from located hosting ( for GPRD policy ) ( via Customize > General Options )
* -- FEATURE ADDED: Enable Cookie Law Policy PopUp At The Footer ( via Customize > General Options )
* -- FEATURE ADDED: Cookie Policy Message for Comments Box ( via Customize > Single Post Options )
* FEATURE ADDED: White Label Tools
* FEATURE ADDED: Hamburger menu
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more 2 Header Styles 12 -13
* FEATURE ADDED: Lightbox for Instagram VC & Widget
* FEATURE ADDED: Page Title supports one more style - display in better way.
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more options for Penci Slider ( Enable Full Screen Slider, Buttons, Animation...etc )
* FEATURE ADDED: Header Transparent & options for header transparent
* FEATURE ADDED: Custom with for content on category pages, single post pages.
* FEATURE ADDED: Custom width for row of VC.

PenNews Version 1.1 – April 13, 2018

* FEATURE ADDED: Upgrade Portfolio to a new great look portfolio
* FEATURE ADDED: Options for custom sidebar for page template default
* FEATURE ADDED: More Options for Penci Sliders
* FEATURE ADDED: Rating & Nutrition facts for Recipe Card
* FEATURE ADDED: Add more 7 options for custom fonts - now you can upload 10 custom fonts to your site.
* IMPROVED: Stronger about site speed
* IMPROVED: Some issues about Google Structured Data
* IMPROVED: Display caption image for Single Posts style 2 + 9 + 10

PenNews Version 1.0 – April 3, 2018

  • Initial Release

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