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Hybrid News Theme v0.5.3

By Byrne Reese
Posted June 3, 2009, in Design.


The Hybrid News Theme is the first newspaper theme for the Movable Type platform and enabled users to easily create a newspaper style website.

Features include:

  • SEO enhanced
    • Alternate HTML tags
    • Google Web Sitemaps
    • Google News Sitemaps
    • Associate content with official Google News categories
  • Front door slideshow of new and interesting content.
  • Easily feature content on the front door.
  • Easily designate content to your Hybrid News blog.
  • Display summaries from each of your site's categories on the front door.
  • Pull-down menus for easy site navigation.
  • Customizable page navigation.
  • Category, Comment and Entry feeds.
  • Much, much more.


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Byrne Reese

Byrne Reese was previously the Product Manager of Movable Type at Six Apart, where he had also held positions as the Manager of Platform Technology and Product Manager for TypePad. Byrne is a huge supporter of the Movable Type user and developer community. He dedicates much of his time to promoting and educating people about Movable Type as well as building the tools and plugins for Movable Type that are showcased on Majordojo. He contributes regularly to open source; and he is an advocate for open protocols and standards like Atom and OpenID.