Telling has everything you need to power your news website. Carefully handcrafted and designed with ease of use, functionality and flexibility in mind. A modern design will make your readers always return for more. Use of latest web technologies helps you stay competitive and provides a peace of mind for years to come. All of this is covered by dedicated and friendly support. Whether you’re just getting started or are an established brand, our all-in-one theme helps you grow.
Structures and thoughtful layouts already created – waiting for your best content to help it spring to life.
New MNKY core
Telling is based on the new MNKY core that streamlines setup and customization process and provides wide range of options from site-wide to individual element level.
Standout post styles
Creating beautiful articles with Telling is breeze. Choose from various styles to make your content stand out.
Page and block builder synergy
Use the WordPress block editor together with WP Bakery Page Builder to create a better content faster and easier than ever before.
Intelligent article blocks
Advanced article blocks with effective features such as non-duplicating posts, flexible layouts, ajax pagination, multi-level filtering, adaptive images, full colors control and more.
Integrated with best on market
Take advantage of most cutting edge web technologies & features delivered by our bundled plugins.
Header is the key element of the website. Use the full potential of the area with flexible header styles and layouts.
Making SEO geeks happy
Proper and complete structured data markup for highest SEO rankings. All information about your content is automatically marked for search engines with no action required.
Fast in real world environment
Nobody likes slow websites. Get very fast load times and A grade performance even on shared hosting with free versions popular performance plugins.
Created for mobile-first world
Create killer content safe in the knowledge that your new website is gonna look and perform fantastic on every device.
Advertise and monetize
Telling has unlimited advertisement spaces for all popular and custom ad sizes and unique ad builder functionality.
Results as you type
See instant search results as you type, powered by REST API.
Display articles right in the menu, categorize in tabs, set columns and choose from various styles.
Built in review functionality with advanced rating breakdown and structured data.
Custom blog & category pages
No more boring archive lists – blog and categories can be custom built to your choice.
Make your article stand out and deliver important bits of information to readers.
Auto-load next article
Configurable REST API powered next article auto-load after current post.
Make your readers stay by offering them relevant content.
Get demo content running in few seconds with our advanced installer.
Multilanguage & RTL
Publish in your language or even multiple languages at once thanks to full translation and RTL support.
We take great pride in our support and are never too far away from you should you need us!
GDPR and cookies
No personal or cookie data is collected by Telling theme, while bundled plugins are carefully selected to be fully GDPR compliant.
Smart sticky menu
Non-interfering sticky menu hides when visitor keeps reading.
One page menu option
Smooth scroll to on-page locations from the menu.
Commenting engine support
Our theme supports popular commenting systems like Facebook, Disqus, Google+ and more.
Post time format
Telling theme has a custom timing function, that lets your visitors know, if an article was posted “Just Now”, “5 minutes ago” or “3 days ago”.
Post reading time
Automatically calculated reading time can be displayed for each article.
Lead paragraphs for posts
Lead paragraphs can be used to display article content summary and will not be included into the post content.
Captions for featured images
Caption or add credits to featured images.
Gallery, Video and Link post format
Assign post formats to articles to indicate of the post content inside.
Next and previous articles
Links for next and previous articles after visitor has finished reading.
Category and Tag descriptions
Category and tab page titles can be accompanied by descriptions.
Extended author field
Author biography field is extended to allow html formatting.
Sidebars and page builder columns can be made sticky while scrolling.
Useful widget areas
Lots of useful widget areas for any type of content like sharing, advertising, related articles and more.
Fluid multi-level footer column layout
Three levels of adjustable footer sidebars with fully custom content option.
Full CDN support
All images are sized and served by WordPress core functions, therefore all CDN and optimization methods are supported.
Theme functions and templates are ready to be customized via child theme.
Theme hooks for developers
Telling has hooks in different locations. Theme hooks can be used to add your own content to hook location without modifying original files.
Child theme included
Starter child theme is included for your customizations. Simply install it and start customizing.
PHP 7.3 + and SSL ready
Theme is coded according to best practices and provides peace of mind for years ahead.