Newspaper - News / Editorial Blog / Magazine

Newspaper is a WordPress theme that lets you write articles and blog posts with ease. We offer great support and friendly help!

The Newspaper template is excellent for a news, newspaper, magazine, publishing or review site. It also supports videos from YouTube and features a rating system. So far, we have the theme integrated with bbPress Forum, BuddyPress, Buddy Press, and WooCommerce. It uses the best clean SEO practices, and on top of that, it’s fast, simple, and easy to use. In addition, Newspaper supports responsive Google Ads and AdSense.

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A word about speed:

This is the fastest newspaper theme available. We spent a considerable amount of time tweaking every aspect of the theme to perform at it’s absolute best.

All the queries are hand inspected to be optimal, all the images and resources are carefully compress to make the site load blazing fast and all the scripts are profiled and modified to run at top speed.

Run pagespeed on our demo

 

The full list of features:

Full documentation

Template list:

Other features:

  • All the blocks – please select your block from the top. You can mix and match them. All of the content blocks support ajax pagination and subcategories (including slides)
  • Live search with ajax and up down keys
  • One click demo install – NO MORE .XML files, with just one click you have the demo data installed
  • Powered by Visual Composer – the best Drag and Drop page builder
  • Woocommerce support
  • Custom bbpress styling + custom login system – you can now build a community with ease.
  • Custom auto scaling content blocks – a block changes it’s structure to work perfectly (in sidebar, full width or pages with sidebar)
  • Responsive Google AdSense support via our custom admin panel – the scripts loads a different google adsense spot for each screen size. Once it’s loaded it doesn’t modify it in order to be 100% compliant with Google adSense TOS.
  • Responsive ads support – for ad networks that allow multiple ad spots on the same div or if you want to show your own ads on different devices. This option will change the ad spot on the fly, for example when a tablet is changed from landscape to portrait. (the header banner from the demo site is using this system)
  • Inline Google AdSense or other ads after a predefined number of paragraphs
  • Auto youtube, dailymotion and vimeo thumb downloader – just paste a youtube url and the site will download the largest image available from the clip automatically and it will set it as a featured image. Very easy to add videos to articles.
  • Built in review system (stars, percents, points)
  • SEO: Schema with rich snippet microdata for articles and reviews
  • Built in translation support from our admin panel. No more .po .mo files, you just get a form with all the strings from the theme and the corresponding translations. We hate po mo files :)
  • Multi Language site support via the free qTranslate plugin. All from wp-admin.
  • All the global settings are available in the wordpress theme customizer with live preview
  • gif animation support – this is a beta feature.
  • icons in menu If you like icons you can use them in the menu. We deliver a category, menu, video, contact and social icon that you can use with just one click in wp-admin
  • Google fonts – change the fonts easy from the admin panel
  • Sticky navigation menu – with option to enable, disable or enable only on big screens (not on phones)
  • Each category has:
    • custom layout (no sidebar, sidebar left, sidebar right)
    • featured slide (optional)
    • custom colors
    • custom module style (loop style)
    • custom sidebar
  • Unlimited sidebars – each post, page, category can have it’s own sidebar. Also the author, search, tag, blog index templates all have custom sidebars
  • Built in related posts based on tags, author or category
  • Easy Google analytics support (just paste the code in our admin)
  • Unlimited colors with live preview from wordpress theme customizer
  • 4 footer layouts
  • Custom block widgets (ajax enabled with subcategories and pagination)
    • Big slide
    • Slide widget
    • Block 1
    • Block 2
    • Block 3
    • Block 4
    • Block 5
    • Block 6
    • Block 7
    • Block 8
    • Block 9
    • Block 10
  • Custom widgets
    • Popular category widget – show most popular category
    • Author box widget – show authors sorted by number of posts, or by name
    • Social counter widget – a social counter that shows numbers of likes, followers or subscribers
    • Ad box – allow you to select an ad zone (you define the responsive ad zones in our panel)
    • Responsive facebook box
    • Tab widget – you can add other widgets in the tabs
    • Gravatar profile
    • Image widget
    • Social icons widget
    • Footer logo widget
    • Rss links

We personally respond to all the request that we receive and we are trying to help everyone.
Please visit our support forum.

Thanks for your interest in our theme!
Radu O., Marius, Radu A, Luci and Emil G. from tagDiv

V 4.5 – 9 October

  • the css generated by theme is now saved in the database for a faster loading page
  • the panels Categories, Translations and Custom Typography are now loaded via AJAX
  • fixed issue
  • fixed small incompatibility with other plugins that use wpalchemy metabox
  • fixed author vcard meta tag
  • fixed missing author vcard bug when the author box was hidden
  • fixed issue with the 7 days popular sorting
  • fixed google plus sharing image
  • new mobile menu with smoother animation
  • smoother loader animation
  • fixed mega menu subcategories on mobile
  • The list of modified files

V 4.4 – 25 September

  • added new custom made infinite scrolling script with support for a ‘load more’ button after x number of pages
  • fixed the load more and infinite scroll animation
  • added option in panel to show the author under the title of the post
  • added rel=”nofollow” to all the social profile links
  • fixed mega menu selected style when one of the subcategories from the menu is selected
  • added help text to all the page templates
  • we renamed the bbpress template (please select it again if you are using the bbpress forum)
  • the loding animation now gets the theme color insted of black as default
  • The list of modified files

V 4.3 – 13 September

  • fixed bug with spaces between blocks + other UI problems
  • New youtube video player widget + shortcode + pagebuilder block
  • New vimeo video player widget + shortcode + pagebuilder block
  • tagDiv Speed Booster plugin update: jquery version bump to match the one from WordPress 4
  • new grid system: the 980px grid is deprecated
  • fixed an issue with the white menu sprite
  • fix for header style 8, now this header support any color
  • in block – Text with title – you can now add a link as title
  • new tab in Theme Panel for adding custom javascript
  • on Default Template the page title, content, H1-6 and quotes can now be individually set from Theme panel -> Custom Typography
  • new block (Block 10), displays a list of post titles with no feature image
  • add import Default Style, to be used when rolling back to Default Style after ussing a predifinied style
  • updated visual composer plugin
  • updated revolution slider plugin
  • removed authorship support because it’s deprecated by google
  • The list of modified files

V 4.2.2 – 2 September

  • NEW: Visual composer updated to the latest version (if you update the theme, please update this plugin!)
  • NEW: Revolution slider updated to the latest version (please update this plugin if you are using it)
  • NEW: Full Wordpress 4 RC1 compatible
  • Visual composer UI fixes
  • fixed pagination issue on homepage + loop
  • fix bug in uniques articles: not working when sidebar was on left side
  • fix bug in uniques articles: when ajax post view counter is enabled and uniques articles is disabled, ajax post view was activating uniques articles
  • The list of modified files

V 4.2.1 – 29 August

  • fix categories display in Theme panel -> Categories
  • fix Revolution Slider z-index issue with menu behind
  • fixed footer copyright text problem with some characters
  • fixed social counter + twitter
  • social counter – added no follow on links
  • classic blog – text logo fix
  • classic blog – menu colors fix
  • classic blog – boxed version fix
  • fixed sidebar bug on template + loop
  • The list of modified files

V 4.2 – 8 August

  • added ajax post views count – the view counter now works with all the caching plugins (the system can be enabled via the panel)
  • added header style 8
  • remove caption from content
  • added excerpt for big slides in panel
  • various code fixes
  • The list of modified files

V 4.1 – 29 July

  • Tested and better compatibility with WordPress 4 beta 2
  • visual editor is now accurate, the article that you are editing in tinymce will look the same on the front end
  • new post template added (style 5)
  • Added option in Theme Panel to show/hide the footer and sub-footer
  • better style for the default wordpress one column gallery
  • fixed the page template with parallax background
  • added `default site post template` (Theme Panel -> Post Settings -> Default site post template), this option is used to display a post page using a preseted post template. this option is owerwritten by `Post template` from backend add/ edit post page
  • added Homepages shorcodes to Visual Composer
  • The list of modified files

V 4.0.1 – 18 July

  • the theme now cuts separate thumbs for mega menu – this greatly improves the loading time with multiple mega menus. Please regenerate the thumbnails Read here
  • fixed new post error when user is not admin
  • fixed css issues with full width posts
  • fixed demo style selector
  • fixed speed booster plugin (when opening up the site, it was appearing for a moment with no style)
  • fixed loading gif appearing at the end of the post
  • fixed self hosted video support (better style)
  • fixed self hosted audio style
  • fixed footer socials on mobile style
  • fixed spelling errors
  • added new sections in Theme Panel -> Custom Typography (h1-6 tags, blockquotes, the titles for post template 1-4, title for pages with title)
  • The list of modified files

V 4.0 – 17 July

  • five new post templates
  • new drag and drop gallery (slider) with details and caption support
  • new modal window that is available on post images
  • new affix menu – smart snap (the sticky menu auto hides on mobiles and appears only on swipe down)
  • new affix menu – fixed incompatibilities with some plugins
  • new interface on posts and pages (metaboxes) – based on icons instead of text for better usability
  • new option to use a different logo on mobiles
  • new javascript architecture
  • javascript switched to “use strict”
  • smooth scrolling on chrome
  • css3 animations on block transitions
  • social counter plugin 2.1 – newspaper 4 + new wp booster framework compatibility
  • speed booster 2.5 – most of the javascripts use defer parsing now (this makes the site render faster)
  • switched to HTML5 galleries, image + captions, comments lists and featured images
  • photo gallery on IOS Slider
  • fixed td text with title block
  • fixed the font loader – it was loading the same google font twice in specific cases
  • added print.css for post page
  • The list of modified files

V 3.9.2 – 30 June

  • added ‘Authors’ word in translation panel
  • fixed the translation issue that appeared sometimes for strings that contained ‘
  • speedbooster 2.4 – updated jquery version from google cdn
  • speedbooster 2.4 – support for https
  • updated visual composer version
  • fixed inline ad (it now works with styled paragraphs)
  • The list of modified files

V 3.9 – 12 June

  • visual composer plugin – updated
  • chage from htmlentities to str_replece php funtion to fix the replace the `”` in the jsvascript code
  • better pagination – better compatibility with custom post types and plugins
  • SEO – better metadata for slides (all the slides from pagebuilder and widgets)
  • SEO – better metadata on category listings
  • SEO – better metadata for reviews in big slider
  • SEO – fixed metadata for reviews in listings (on blocks and on pages)
  • SEO – better author google plus metadata
  • SEO – fixed breadcrumbs metadata (single post, category, author, tags, archives etc..)
  • SEO – fixed aythor metadata when the author box is disabled
  • new breadcrumb system – support for subpages
  • new breadcrumb system – support for custom post types
  • speed booster plugin v2.3 – fixed warnings with wp_debug on
  • The list of modified files

V 3.8.4 – 29 May

  • fixed view counter + yoast incompatibility
  • removed legacy code for backward compatibility
  • added text title support to the row shortcode from the pagebuilder
  • fixed missing animations from visual composer
  • social counter plugin update
  • visual composer plugin update
  • The list of modified files

V 3.8.2 – 20 May

  • fixed missing image from facebook shares on video post formats
  • usability improvements in the fonts selection panel
  • fixed pagebuilder icons style
  • posts with pagination register only one view per page (more accurate page view counter)
  • we updated the revolution slider plugin to the latest version
  • speed booster plugin – revolution slider is now compatible
  • speed booster plugin – improved compatibility with jetpack
  • fixed text and title widget issue when visual composer plugin is not installed
  • fixed bbPress freshness date/username
  • tagDiv social counter – fixed twitter issue again (please update the plugin)
  • The list of modified files

V 3.8.1 – 13 May

  • we updated the visual composer plugin to the latest version (the plugin has to be updated via ftp)
  • change the include of the modal login widgit from locate_template to require_once to fix some issues
  • videos post format doesn’t hide the video if the hide featured image option is enabled from theme panel
  • social counter fixes (the plugin has to be updated via ftp)
  • The list of modified files

V 3.8

  • fixed the pagebuilder tabs
  • fixed the shortcodes button
  • the login/register form supports child themes
  • better https support. All the schema information will change to https if needed
  • fixed compatibility with some plugins (the ones that used media upload dialogs sometimes had problems)
  • fixed visual editor bug when the theme is used without the visual composer plugin
  • The list of modified files

V 3.7 – 25 April

Please read this guide before updating


the new version of the pagebuilder has to be manually installed as a plugin now!

  • updated the pagebuilder to the latest version – it has to be installed as a plugin now – read more
  • added new sort order for Blocks: Random posts Today
  • added new sort order for Blocks: Random posts from last 7 Day
  • added half and quarter stars to the Reviews feature
  • fix Google plus social counter proble, when number bigger then 999 only first digit was displayed in some cases
  • fixing color of the search string in the search page
  • fixed social counter for Vimeo
  • fixed the last 7 days popular counter
  • fixed speed booster plugin issue with themes that are not made by us
  • fixed panel issue with multiple subcategories (3 levels deep)
  • fixed customizer issues on wp 3.9
  • The list of modified files

V 3.6 – 5 AprilThe list of modified files

  • added new font system
  • added support for custom font files
  • added support for typekit.com fonts
  • added Most Commented sort order option for widgets ( thanks luizsobral :) )
  • added support for font stacks
  • better support for google fonts (it optimizes font delivery)
  • fixed the breadcrumbs for the bbpress forum (no more 404 file missing error)
  • fixed mega menu font issue
  • slides work now with only one post

V 3.5 – 21 MarchThe list of modified files

  • added 4 predefined style: SPORT, CAFE, FASHION, TECH – screenshot
  • added option to uppercase the font for the Header Menu – screenshot
  • added Alphabetical A -> Z sorting option
  • added option to change the typography of the default Blockquote in Theme panel – screenshot
  • added COLOR option for default Blockquote – screenshot
  • added old sharing back – screenshot
  • fixed Ad overlapping on Header Style 4
  • fixed translation for Home breadcrumb
  • fixed issue with video thumb downloader (sometimes it did not download the thumb)
  • better megamenu handling on touch devices
  • added comments on pages ( with option in theme panel – default it’s disabled )
  • post views counter alternative for W3 Total Cache (with WP-PostViewer and Ajax_the_view plugins) – http://forum.tagdiv.com/wp-postviews-post-view-counter-alternative-for-w3-total-cache/

V 3.4 – 07 March

  • major improvements to the mega menu. Works with hover on sub-categories
  • major improvements to the ajax system. It’s really fast now :)
  • added more source and via
  • added transparent header option in Theme Panel – screenshot
  • added option to switch icons color for Header Menu from Black to White – screenshot
  • added option to switch off the uppercase font on Big Slider/Sliders screenshot
  • fixed sharing style
  • fixed sharing post to open in new window
  • fixed Mega Menu font
  • fixed wp-admin upload file issue on small screens

V 3.3 – 03 MarchList of modified files

  • New sharing icons
  • better design for tags at the end of posts
  • better one click import script. Now our demo that is installed locally is more compleate
  • Fixed translation ‘Home’ in the breadcrumbs
  • Added Sub-menu font in Theme Panel -> Custom Typography
  • Fixed MegaMenu color issue
  • Added new pages and categories to demo install
  • fixed some random appearing issue with the menu and category selection on posts
  • we switched the h3 tags to h4 in the mega menu

V 3.2 – 25 FebruaryList of modified files

  • new mega menu
  • new and improved single.php template (it is now easy to modify for DIY folks)
  • new and improved modules (the modules are very easy to modify now for DIY projects) – also work well with child themes
  • fixed bottom ad issue
  • floating inline ads can now appear at the top of the article
  • fixed more stories appering on pages
  • time line template
  • fixed draft posts appearing in ajax search
  • added support for import and export

v 3.1 – 11 FebruaryList of modified files

More details about this update

  • fixed the child theme again :| – to the person who rated us 3 stars for this, please update the theme and child theme, it should work fine now.
  • added 4 new content blocks and 4 new widgets
  • added 3 new adspots (you can use them in sidebars and in shortcodes)
  • added home template from the demo to the pagebuilder
  • In Theme panel-> Ads tab added option for custom adsense ads sizes for each device
  • fixed style 3 ad (full logo + menu + add) now works as expected
  • fixed style 3 + background issue
  • moved the analytics code to the header section
  • fixed sticky menu on mobiles
  • fixed speed booster plugin + google adsense issue (please update the plugin)
  • updated .po .mo files
  • the option: Swipe menu on mobile is back
  • added option: More Articles on post pages; Theme panel: POST SETINGS -> More Articles Box section
  • added option: Disable Comments site wide ; Theme panel: POST SETINGS -> Post Settings sections
  • fixed the content ad problem
  • fixed social counter twitter coung issue – please update your plugin if you are experiencing issues with it

 

 

 

More info about Newspaper

  • Built for newspaper sites, article sites and review sites
  • Custom colors, selectable for each category
  • Fast loading newspaper section
  • Responsive design
  • Simple to use – basically all the newspaper sections are customizable from the admin. You can have different layouts for each newspaper category.
  • Ideal for article sites, review sites, news, newspaper and more

Newspaper is fast
The theme is blazing fast. It’s really incredible how fast the pages built with Newspaper load. As you know, speed is very important when building a site so we’ve spent a huge amount of time optimizing this theme for Newspaper to load extremely fast.

Long time support and development
We can easily send updates to themeforest each time we make an improvement so with each purchase you will fund the further development of this newspaper theme.

Small number of external scripts
You can easily add your own javascripts without worrying about incompatibilities between the theme and your scripts. Newspaper uses a very small number of external libraries so it’s very easy to add new features to this theme.

Good coding practice and naming conventions
All the html used is HTML 5 valid and it’s incredibly easy to work with.

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