WP Top News – WordPress plugin Free download

WP Top News


What top stories is the BBC News running right now? WP Top News is a simple plugin that will display the world 12 famous newspaper’s top/recent/headlines in your website Post/Page. Get and API Key from newsapi.org (Free or Paid) or use the free provided one. Put the shortcode [wp_top_news] in a page/post and you are done!

Plugin Features:

Easy to install
Fully integrated in WordPress
12 famouse newspaper source included like: Al Jazeera English, CNN, BBC, The Guardian, The Economist, Fox News etc.
Cached for 15 minutes so the loading time is very fast
Display on Post or Page
Shortcoded: [wp_top_news]

Benefits you’ll get by using this plugin:

Increase social involvement
Reaching unlimited people
Improve SEO
No coding required

Limitations for the free version:

This plugin using a free API generated from newsapi.org which has the following limitations-

New articles/news/headlines available with 15 minute delay
1,000 requests per day for a specific API Key
NewsAPI.org attribution required

How to remove the limitations?
* Just go to newsapi.org and get your own API. You can buy one or use a free one by simply register their.
* Use the API in the Plugin API key input field and you are done!

See Demo

Review / Feedback

If you find this plugin helpful, plese review/rate us. Share this plugin with your friends. This will help us to grow and work on more features. For any kind of issues or improvement please write us, and we are always ready to help you.


& install WP-Top-News in admin panel
Enter the API Key
Select a news source
Put the Shortcode in a page/post
Showing news in a page/post
News in mobile view


Install Worldwide Breaking News Headlines as a regular WordPress plugin. Here are different ways to install plugin:

Install by search plugin:

In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add New
Search WP Top News
Click to install
Activate the plugin
Setup the proper settings in WP Top News menu

Install by upload plugin:

the latest version of WP Top News (.zip file)
In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add New
Select “Upload Plugin”
Click on “Choose File”
Select downloaded wp-top-news.zip and click on “Install Now” button
Activate the plugin


I have installed the plugin. What next?

Please go to WP Top News menu -> API Settings. Use your own API Key or use the default limitted key.
After that, go to WP Top News menu -> General Settings submenu and select your news source. Copy the Shorcode [wp_top_news] and use it in any page or post.

How can I remove powered by link?

This is Free API provided by newsapi.org. So, there is nothing we can do right now.

I have changed News source, but news feed not uppdating

As there is a cache active for 15 minute, so you have to wait for 15 minute to see the updated news.

How can I reduce the Cached time?

The API we are using here has a limitation for 15 minute delay news update. So there is nothing we can do now.

How to increase requests per day for a specific API Key?

You can register to NewsAPI.org and get your personal API key and use it in widget API Key field. This will increase your requests per day limit.

I have changed News source but there is no data!

Sometimes due to main API server loading issue you may see no data. Keep refreshing until your data is properly cached.

Any planning to add more options/newspaper?

Yes, we are working on it. Please stay with us.

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