Comparison Guide : Newspack vs. Quintype

Comparison Guide : Newspack vs. Quintype

Newspack or Quintype, which would suite your publishing house better?

Searching for an alternative to Newspack? Quintype offers a suite of products for news media organizations to create, curate, publish and monetize content at ease.

While Newspack is a theme that runs on WordPress (you can view the difference between Wordpress and Bold here). Quintype’s CMS and Page Builder allows you to manage your website branding and layouts.

This guide will give you a comparison on features, pricing, performance and even migration.

Comparing key features of Quintype and Newspack

Features Bold Newspack
Custom editorial workflow Yes No, 3rd party plugin required
Content Structure  Cardified Blocks 
Mobile-responsive back-end CMS Yes No
Granular access control Yes No, 3rd party plugin
Paywall support
Yes, native integration with Accesstype
No, Third party plugin
Built-in content categorisation
Card attributes, Story attributes, Tags, Sections, Collections and entities
 Tags and categories 
Native SEO  Yes
3rd party plugin

 Hosting Hosting with DDoS protection, CDN and caching with 99.5% uptime guarantee.

Self hosted

Front-end support

Ahead with page builder to manage branding and layouts at no additional cost. Built in PWA and add-on native mobile apps.

Highly customizable front end with Newspack to manage branding and layouts..


Why choose Bold over Newspack

Newspack is a wordPress theme for small and medium digital publishers. Page Builder from Quintype allows you to manage layouts from homepage to section pages to story pages.
The solutions from Quintype are known for their premium feel and easy interface. With Bold enterprise headless cms, growing publishers have access to standardised tools that were once only accessible to the big leagues.

Here are some other comparisons between Bold and Newspack

  • Live preview of the story on multiple devices.

  • Story templates and multiple story types including photo, videos and live blogging.

  • In-built Analytics to analyse performance of stories, authors and topics.

  • Integrate with any 3rd party tools tailored to your business needs including Copyscape, push notifications, email subscriptions and more

  • Optimized for search engine optimization - Sitemaps, schema, canonicals, AMP, Social tags

  • Content for all devices - PWA, Mobile App, Smart speakers

Pricing comparison

Newspack’s pricing is based on the annual revenue of publications. This can be a boon or bane depending on the size of the publication.

Quintype’s pricing is all-inclusive of the Bold CMS, hosting, front-end infrastructure, security and front-end framework - Ahead. With economies of scale, Quintype democratizes technologies used by largest media companies to empower growing publishers to focus on content while leaving the technology heavy lifting to us.

The additional advantage of not having to hire and maintain technology teams, reduces the total cost of ownership when compared with WordPress.

Get in touch with us to schedule a demo of Quintype’s suite of publishing tools.