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Stylish news & magazine design has been crafted to function perfectly

Herald is a modern online newspaper theme for WordPress that comes with a massive collection of options and posts layouts. The responsive design looks stunning on all devices, and it’s packed with options so you can customize Herald to suit your taste, so it’s the perfect theme for any news or portal website.

Herald WordPress Theme is the perfect solution for anyone who wants to create an exciting online news & magazine website. This template offers more than 500 front-page layout variations, unlimited Sidebars, Sticky Sidebars, brandable and easily customizable, unlimited color possibilities. In addition, it’s very flexible and easy to use. Use Theme Options and customize your website easily with no coding knowledge required!

Themes from Meks are both simple to set up, and easily customized down to the smallest details. Plus, the full-featured trial allows you to make sure it meets your needs before purchasing.

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One of the best high performance & speed optimized WordPress themes!

Built in performance options will ensure that your website loads fast and runs smoothly. Turn on CSS and JavaScript minification for extra boost or disable certain image size generation to save server bandwith.

More than 500 blog & magazine oriented layouts

Present your articles in any way you want to with our powerful and easy-to-use modular layout system. You can even create multiple sections with separate sidebars and sticky sidebars.

Use the Featured module to highlight special articles, and easily place banner ads and custom content with the Text module.


Smart and flexible featured image sizes

Choose from a variety of aspect ratios, or set your own custom size and make the best image size for your WordPress posts. You can do this separately for each layout, so there are no limits to what you can achieve.

Header builder - 100% modular!

Make your website unique with our completely customizable header area. The header is divided into three reorderable areas (top, main and bottom) and each of these areas has three available slots (left, middle and right). You can place multiple content in any of these slots and stack the elements vertically or horizontally.


Multiple single post layouts + sticky bottom bar

Choose the layout that best suits your needs, plus sharing and comments are just a click away.

Built in ads system

Monetize your website! Easily place a banner ad on the homepage, archive pages or single post.

What else do I get? Each of our themes comes with these cool features
Advanced options panel

You can easily customize each aspect of the theme with our easy-to-use options. No coding knowledge required.

Mobile-friendly design

In mobile era, you can make sure that your theme will look good on all screens - monitors, tablets and mobiles.

Branding, fonts & colors

You can change every color and font to your liking. Add your logo and branding - give your website a personal touch!

Easy 1-click updates

Whenever we release a new version you can update the theme with a single click within your WordPress dashboard.

Translation ready

You can quickly translate or change all the text with an easy-to-use translation panel provided in theme options.

RTL support

Arabic? No problem. Change your theme to right-to-left reading oriented website with a single click.


Each theme is built with best WordPress coding practises so you can make sure it will work with your favorite plugins.

Fast page load & SEO

Our themes are crafted to ensure good search engine visibility and a great experience for your visitors!

Cross-browser compatible

Each theme is compatible with all modern browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Safari & IE8+. Yes, it really works in IE.

One-click demo import

Import the theme demo content and get a website very similar to our demo with a single click.

Full documentation

Nobody wants to get lost so you get full documentation to make sure you can setup the theme step by step.

Fast & friendly support

Do you have an issue, a doubt, or need an opinion? No problem, if you ever get stuck, we are here to help!

Find out why more than 30.000 customers choose our themes The feedback we've received is heart-warming
Frank Mertens


Herald is excellent, especially for beginners with WordPress, like me and my colleagues

We were looking for a theme for a news site with a clean design, the option for full-width picture and an easy structure for the daily work.

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Klaas Koopman

SEO specialist & consultant

We now use their themes on multiple of our sites with a lot of pleasure

I was looking for a theme that I could create a highly authoritative website with, that was easy to work with and looks great – Herald does this and even more. We’ve had great support on every (silly) question we’ve asked!

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Scott Alan Turner

Financial expert

After reviewing almost 100 themes, I took the Herald theme for a test drive and I was sold

Speed, responsiveness, and easy-of-use were my top priorities with all the emphasis search engines are placing on speed and being mobile friendly.

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Hristo Stoyanov

Social media expert

One of the main things that led me to use it was the great support team

Before choosing Herald I looked very hard to find the best solution for the redesign of my old website. I tried so many different WordPress themes, but none completely fit my needs until I discovered Herald!

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Lashay Hudson

Pro blogger

This is by far the best theme I’ve used in my blogging career!

I was so impressed with all the features included in the Herald theme.

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Marc De Zordo

Web entrepreneur

Great WordPress theme, easy to configure and complete

A beautiful work, thank you!

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Shankar Kotuli


I was looking for a theme with a clean & responsive UI

I am glad that I found this theme. It’s very easy to setup & configure + comes with multiple designs & very easy to switch between designs.

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Albert Buchatskyy

Community support specialist

It was exactly what I needed: speed, technical stability, cool widgets and looks

I spent a lot of time searching for a good template for my website, but nothing seemed to be right until I finally discovered Herald. Plus I should say you won’t find such a great, fast and helpful support team that often.

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Brian T.

We finally have the theme we always wanted!

I am really impressed with the skill and dedication that the team at Meks provides. Our projects are much less stressful knowing that we can count on the customization team to do whatever it takes to make it work.

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AD Wheeler


Meks Team’s flexible Gridlove theme design allowed me to perpetuate my artistic expression through my website.

Their support is the best that I have experienced in the WP Theme environment.

Walter Arnold


I was able to customize the site to my exact specifications.

When there was something I couldn’t figure out, Meks’ support was fast and efficient, answering all my questions.

Will Oven

Personal trainer

Meks’ Throne theme saved me thousands of dollars!

I’d tried countless themes, but could never get them to look and work the way I wanted them to. Not only does it look better than any other theme I’ve used, but more importantly – for me at least – it couldn’t have been easier to set-up and configure.

Maxim Dsouza

Personal Development Blogger

Meks themes are elegant, highly customizable, easy to set up and come with top-notch support.

After trying multiple free and paid themes, I found the Johannes theme from Meks. The theme is not only appealing but also a breeze to set up and customize. It has a lightning-fast load time and places the focus on content, which is exactly what bloggers want. Also, their support team is technically sound and extremely eager to help. I will forever purchase themes from Meks.

Two Happy Capricorns

Travel bloggers

Meks Trawell travel theme is perfect for new travel bloggers like us.

The theme is easy to customize and customer support is very responsive. We really love how our website turned out!

Kristina Todini

Photographer, Writer

I stumbled upon Meks’ themes and was blown away at the flexibility, the ease of setup, and the high-quality look of their designs.

As a photographer and writer, I am very particular to how my work is displayed but ending up frustrated because I wasn’t easily able to change things to look the way I wanted when using other themes.  Now I can proudly focus on creating great content because I know my site design is solid.

Lucas Dominguez


Working with hundreds of WordPress themes I can easily say that Meks provide the best experience in any way.

Easy to use, clean, good support, unlimited options yet very well organized within the theme panel and all their designs look actually really great. Also, the code is very clean and all my websites running Meks themes are faster than light! I’m more than happy to recommend working with these guys.

Abi Carver

Yoga Instructor

I have recommended this theme to everyone I know building a site to stream videos.

It’s super easy to use, no bugs and the customer support is fast, top notch and friendly. I enjoyed building the site so much, I am going to build another one with the same template! Thanks, guys.

Pietro Saccomani

With Gridlove, Meks built a beautiful theme that combines simple, clean layouts with enough options and potential for customization to allow us to make the template our own.

At MobiLoud we help WordPress site owners turn their websites into native apps, and we couldn’t be happier with how Gridlove and all other Meks themes behave on mobile devices. We recommend them to all our clients!

Elan Journo

Senior editor

Gridlove won our hearts from the beginning with its intuitive setup and appealing design.

The theme easily accommodated design and branding elements from our main website. Plus, our web team found Meks customer support to be super-responsive whenever we were confused or needed a quick fix.

Derek Woo

Digital marketer

Themes from Meks are both simple to set up, and easily customized down to the smallest details.

Plus, the full-featured trial allows you to make sure it meets your needs before purchasing.

Matt Taylor

The Voice theme is a joy to work with!

It’s a fast, responsive theme that looks great on all devices. It’s very easy to setup and customize, and the Meks support team is second to none. I would definitely recommend this theme, and will be using Meks themes for all my future projects.

Rossi Thomson

Travel blogger

It was love at first sight when I came across Voice

It is very easy to work with and it has a clean, logical and streamlined appearance which makes my blog look really professional. I will be buying Herald next for a new blog I am currently developing.

Edgar Ell

Fine art photographer

Pinhole is the perfect theme for photographers and artists.

Easy to use, clean and minimalist. I love to work with it!

Adam Sanders

Independent consultant

I am not a coder by any means, but this theme is extremely easy to navigate

I used the SeaShell Theme to create an awesome theme specific site due to its clean template setup and flexibility

Peter Berg Schmidt

Tourism expert

I am delighted with my choice!

In my choice of WordPress template, it was important that the design was slick, user-friendly, and with options to easily modify the layout. Throne by Meks fulfills these criteria.

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Maximilian Paulußen

Since 2015 I am now using the fully customizable Herald theme. I am finally happy in terms of code, support, and quality of the theme.

Meks care a lot about what customers tell them. They also respond fast to any issue inquiries.

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