Worldwide Breaking News Headlines


What top stories is the BBC News running right now? Worldwide Breaking News Headlines is a simple plugin that will display world’s 31 famous newspaper’s top/recent/headlines in your website widget area.
Get an API Key from (Free or Paid) or use the free provided one and you are done!

🌟 Plugin Features:

  • Easy to install
  • Fully integrated in WordPress
  • Compatible with WordPress 3.9 and PHP 5.6
  • You can set the Title of the Widget
  • You can controll number of news to display
  • Option for 31 newspaper source selection like: Al Jazeera English (New), CNN, BBC, The The Guardian (UK), The Economist(New), Fox News, NBC News etc.
  • Cached for 15 minutes
  • Very fast loading time
  • Responsive

➡️ 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 Breaking News Headlines plugin using a free API generated from which has the following limitations-

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

➡️ How to remove the limitations?
* Just go to 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!

**➡️ Upgraded Version ==

  • Another version of Breaking News Headlines plugin are available here WP Top News
  • This new version is shortcoded, so you can display News in Post or Page section
  • We’ll include more options there soon

📋 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.

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  • Activate Worldwide Breaking News Headlines
  • Go to Appearance > Widgets area
  • Find Worldwide Breaking News Headlines
  • Drag and Drop Worldwide Breaking News Headlines to widget area
  • Setup necessary options
  • Showing Worldwide Breaking News Headlines in Sidebar
  • Showing Worldwide Breaking News Headlines in Footer


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

Install by search plugin:

  1. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add New
  2. Search Worldwide Breaking News Headlines
  3. Click to install
  4. Activate the plugin
  5. Set the widget in Admin Widgets area.

Install by upload plugin:

  1. Download the latest version of Worldwide Breaking News Headlines (.zip file)
  2. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add New
  3. Select “Upload Plugin”
  4. Click on “Choose File”
  5. Select downloaded and click on “Install Now” button
  6. Activate the plugin
  7. Worldwide Breaking News Headlines will appear in Admin Widget area.


I have installed the plugin. What next?

Please go to Appearance -> Widgets section. Serach for ‘Worldwide Breaking News Headlines’ and drag it to your sidebar area. Apply settigns.

How can I remove powered by link?

This is Free API provided by 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 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.


December 31, 2019
very nice plugin, so far no problems present.
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Contributors & Developers

“Worldwide Breaking News Headlines” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • 31 news paper source included
  • Desing improved
  • CSS issue fixed
  • Code updated


  • CSS issue fixed
  • Thumnail width option removed
  • Showing thumnail option removed
  • Some minor bug fixed


  • Total 12 newsportal added
  • Logo banner added


  • Two new News Source added (Al Jazeera English, The Economist)
  • Some chaching issues fixed


  • API Key field added to widget form
  • Some minor code fixed


  • Initial release