Newspack is an open-source publishing platform built on WordPress for small to medium sized news organizations. It is an “opinionated” platform that stakes out clear, best-practice positions on technology, design, and business practice for news publishers.

Newspack is supported by over $2.2 million funding with ongoing technical and advisory assistance from Automattic, Google, and other partners.

Key Features

  • Fully configured publishing system to support editing, distribution and revenue generation
  • Robust layout and design tools
  • Integrated newsletter tools
  • Integrated tools for ad serving
  • Real-time segmentation of audience, to better tailor subscription and membership efforts
  • Listings solutions, with revenue-enhancing options
  • Integrated access to third-party tools and services
  • Mobile support