Install via FTP

The Newspaper WordPress Theme installation file is Please see the following sections for each method and watch our video tutorial on how to install the Newspaper Theme.

  • Step 1 – Download the Newspaper files from your ThemeForest account. Navigate to your Downloads tab on ThemeForest and find Newspaper. Click the Download button.
  • Step 2 – On your local computer extract the ZIP folder called Newspaper-tf. After extracting files you will open the folder called Newspaper-tf where you will find more folders (child-theme, documentation, licensing, plugins, psd).
  • Step 3 – Locate the in the Newspaper-tf  folder (this is the theme you want to install).

Video tutorial – Install via FTP


Step by step: How to install via FTP

  • Step 1 – Log into your FTP client to access your host web server.
  • Step 2 – Browse to find the file on your computer (located in Newspaper-tf folder) and unzip it.
  • Step 3 – Upload the folder Newspaper to wp-content/themes/ folder.
  • Step 4 – Activate the newly installed theme by going to Appearance > Themes and clicking the Activate button.
  • Step 5 – After you activate Newspaper you will see a notification message to activate the required plugins in the Plugins section of your dashboard. Visual Composer plugin is required.
  • Step 6 – Click on Install Button on each plugin to start installing them. After you’ve installed them, Activate them.

Theme plugins

Required plugins:

  • TagDiv Composer

Optional plugins:

These plugins are installed from the /plugins folder under the main theme package

  • Visual Composer
  • Revolution Slider
  • tagDiv Social counter
  • tagDiv Mobile theme

Recommended plugins:

  • WordPress SEO – SEO plugin
  • WP Super Cache – caching plugin
  • Contact form 7 – used to make contact forms
  • WooCommerce – eCommerce solution
  • bbPress – forum plugin
  • BuddyPress- social network plugin
  • Font Awesome 4 Menus- icon pack, supported in the theme menus
  • WP User Avatar – Change users avatars
  • Orbit Fox – multipurpose plugin
  • Jetpack – plugin with lots of features *it may slow down your site