How to Install Newspaper via WordPress

The Newspaper WordPress Theme installation file is Please see the following sections for each method and watch our video tutorial on how to install via WordPress 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, etc.).
  • Step 3 – Locate the inside the Newspaper-tf folder (this is the theme you have to install).

Video tutorial on Newspaper theme – Install via WordPress admin


Step by step Newspaper guide: How to install via WordPress admin panel:

  • Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance > Themes
  • Step 2 – Click Add New and then, the Upload Theme button.
  • Step 3 – Click on the Choose File button and find the file on your computer. Now, click Install Now.
  • Step 4 – Click on the Activate button.
  • Step 5 – Install the required theme plugins from the Welcome screen.
  • Step 6Register and activate the Newspaper theme (this step is required to get all the theme’s benefits and features).
Install via WordPress: Newspaper Theme Welcome Panel
Welcome Panel

Theme plugins

Required plugins:

Optional plugins:

tagDiv Standard Pack (this is a legacy plugin, that comes with functionality for previous versions of the Newspaper theme, older than version 10. For fast, highly customizable, and lightweight websites, we encourage you not to activate and install this plugin.)

Recommended and tested plugins:

  • WP Super Cache – caching plugin
  • Contact Form 7 – used to make contact forms
  • WooCommerce – eCommerce solution (required when tagDiv Shop is installed & activated)
  • bbPress – forum plugin
  • BuddyPress– social network plugin
  • Font Awesome – icon pack, supported in the theme menus
  • WP User Avatar – Change users avatars
  • Jetpack – plugin with lots of features *it may slow down your site
  • WPML – the WordPress Multilingual Plugin for creating multilanguage websites
  • Yoast SEO – WordPress Search Engine Optimization plugin
  • WP GDPR Compliance – GDPR compliance plugin
  • Hubspot All-In-One Marketing – tool to grow email lists and manage contacts