Newspack is a WordPress plugin that selects, streamlines and simplifies the use of other plugins best suited to newsroom needs. You can learn more about Newspack by visiting our About page, and reading through some FAQs. To see what’s changed recently, visit our Release Notes.

Below you can find documentation for the different tools, plugins, and themes that make up Newspack:

Newspack Themes

A collection of WordPress themes tailored around Newspack’s supported plugins.

Newspack Blocks

A collection of custom Gutenberg blocks and styles, tailored to help you build dynamic news layouts.


Learn more about Newspack’s required and recommended third-party plugins.


Add advertising to your Newspack site from WordAds, Google AdSense or Google Ad Manager.

Reader Revenue

Encourage site visitors to contribute to your publishing through a Donate block.


Create campaigns, target specific audience segmentations, and track analytics.


Create Newsletters, set up Jetpack Publicize, and add comments to your site.


Build curated lists of specific items for a variety of uses right from within the block editor.

Block Tricks

Step-by-step guides for working with some of the blocks more tricky settings.

Sponsored Content

Monetize your content! Create sponsors and associate them with individual posts, categories and tags.


Author email newsletters with the Gutenberg editor, and send them to your Mailchimp or Constant Contact mail lists.

Design Dos and Don’ts

A guide to help make your site look the best it can using the Newspack theme options and WordPress’s block-based editor.

WordPress How-Tos

Tips and tricks for using Core WordPress functionality for helpful settings for your website.


Enhance the default Google Analytics configuration.


Explore our step-by-step guides to combine different Newspack functionality to build important features on your site.

Third-party services integrations

A list of services Newspack integrates with.