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The Daily Press: Super Simple WP Publication Theme

The Daily Press: Super Simple WP Publication Theme


The Daily Press is a super simple publication theme for WordPress. This site was designed and built for businesses wanting a similar presence on the web as the New York Times and other prestigious news organizations.

What buyers are saying:

[five stars]
“Nice work buddy! Purchased and loving it!”
– sugarbowlaustralia (bought 500-999 items)

[five stars]
“The best publishing theme ever.”
– shokemyster (bought 50-99 items)

[five stars]
“This is super nice! Can really tell you put a lot of thought into it…”
– WPHead (bought 50-99 items)

[five stars]
“Really good & fast support!”
– RisingStar

[five stars]
“Design experience is wonderful. Things have been made very easy, usable and customizable! Critical point: I received a less-than-24 hour response on my support ticket, in the support forum, by theMOLITOR himself.”
– beijinggazette

[five stars]
“Nice theme! works great. Known issues: none!”
– fancony

[five stars]
“Up and running in no time – really easy going. I love it. Money well spent!”
– Harald75

[five stars]
“Simply LOVE this theme. Works smooth. Communication with the author is great!”
– boricuaboxing


  • NEW! Responsive
  • NEW! Front-end post submission form with validation and email notice.
  • NEW! Google AdSense Support
  • NEW! Related posts section with thumbnails
  • NEW! Custom header image support
  • NEW! Full width page template (no sidebars)
  • NEW! Theme options via WP Theme Customizer
  • NEW! Font Awesome support
  • Translation ready (.POT file included)
  • Works perfectly with the iPhone/iPad “Reader” button
  • Supports Google custom fonts library
  • WordPress custom background support
  • “You might also like” pop-out box to promote new articles
  • Designated advertising spots
  • Custom print CSS for printing articles
  • “Sticky” widgets – keeps the last widgets in view
  • 6 Custom Page Templates:
    • Full width page
    • Submit News page
    • Staff List page
    • Subscription page
    • Sitemap page
    • Login page
  • Unlimited link color options
  • Easy logo customization
  • WordPress menu support
  • Super easy built-in options panel (no plugin)
  • Easy thumbnail images with built-in WordPress system (no TimThumb)
  • Advanced jQuery animations and effects
  • Looks pretty on an iPad )” title=” :)” />
  • FREE updates


v2.1.9 - Sept 2017
* Fixed: "Submit news" form error when no image is provided.

v2.1.8 - Mar 2017
* Added: Option to control if post preview links to page.  
* Updated: improved legibility of site content and styling.
* Improved: replaced deprecated functions.
* Improved: zero theme check errors.

v2.1.7 - Jun 2015
* Added: ZoomBox lightbox plugin zip file to files folder (optional).
* Removed: prettyPhoto lightbox plugin due to vulnerability.

v2.1.6 - Apr 2015
* Added support for new WordPress 4.2 sidebar requirements.

v2.1.5 - Apr 2015
* Updated .POT file.
* Updated theme customizer to comply with new code standards.

v2.1.4 - Mar 2015
* Fixes Related posts issue.

v2.1.3 - Mar 2015
* Fixes Customizer issues.

v2.1.2 - Mar 2015
* Optimized code.
* Added support for WP 4.1 features/requirements.

v2.1.1 - May 2014
* Minor bug fixes and layout improvements.

v2.1.0 - Mar 2014
* Added image upload option to news submission form.

v2.0.1 - Mar 2014
* Minor bug fix for webkit browsers.

v2.0.0 - Mar 2014
* Added responsive layout option
* Added font awesome support
* Design updates
* Code imporovements

v1.4.1 - Nov 2013
* Fixed: minor markup errors.

v1.4.0 - Oct 2013
* Added: front-end post submission form
* Added: full width page template (no sidebars)
* Added: sharing options at the top of post articles
* Added: Google AdSense Support
* Added: related posts section with thumbnails
* Added: custom header image support
* Improved: Secondary sidebar turns into footer widgets on narrow displays.
* Improved: Minor styling enhancements

v1.3.0 - Sept 2013
* Added: WP Theme Customizer support (replaces OptionTree theme options panel).
* Improved: Script performance.

v1.2.4 - Apr 2013
* Fixed: 3rd level drop down menu.

v1.2.3 - Feb 2013
* Added: theme localization with .POT file included.

v1.2.2 - Feb 2013
* Updated: theme options panel.

v1.2.1 - Nov 2012
* Updated: theme options panel appearance and updated/added support tab.

v1.2.0 - Aug 2012 
* Added: built-in OptionTree system. Plugin install no longer required..

* Fixed: media file searching in dashboard.

* Fixed: Google custom fonts issue.

Resources Used

  • Images from PhotoDune authors:
    • buchachon – http://photodune.net/user/buchachon/portfolio
    • chrisroll – http://photodune.net/user/chrisroll/portfolio
    • dotshock – http://photodune.net/user/dotshock/portfolio
    • elenathewise – http://photodune.net/user/elenathewise/portfolio
    • solarseven – http://photodune.net/user/solarseven/portfolio
    • yuri_arcurs – http://photodune.net/user/Yuri_Arcurs/portfolio
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[five stars]
Words can’t express how satisfied I am not just with this theme, but the support… Looks exactly like a professional movie site should. My production has a very high standard and it was crucial the website reflected that standard. Thank you Chris!!!
– samgosper