Newspaper 7 brings performance and reliability to a whole new level. It comes with new features that allow you to be more creative and efficient than ever. Newspaper gives you the power to create interactions that have never been possible before.
So, what’s new?
Mobile theme with a brand new mobile menu
We took Newspaper back to the design board and added an entirely new architecture for mobile devices. For the first time, Newspaper comes with a built-in structure dedicated to small screen users. Just one click and the automatic optimization will boost your page loading speed creating a seamless, almost immersive experience for your mobile users. Newspaper takes you to another level, opening up endless new opportunities through this technology. The new mobile menu transforms the way your users access and engage with your website. Light, fast and stunning, the mobile theme is the most exciting thing we have crafted since we launched Newspaper theme! Watch the video
15 New Demos
With people using the theme in many different ways, we decided to enhance its flexibility. So we added dozens of unique built-in designs, carefully crafted down to the smallest details. You can easily install the demo you like with just one click. Each creative design is here to help you shape the website of your dreams in a heartbeat. To make everything easier for you we have rebuilt the panel for one click demos. Watch the video
Newspaper 7 lets you do and see more. It comes with specially designed new features that make your website even more attractive for your visitors. Discover the Weather, Exchange, and Instagram widgets.
Weather Widget – Bring the weather to your website with this elegant, animated widget. You can use this Weather Widget on a sidebar as a widget, or you can just set it “on” in the theme panel and display it in the top menu section of your website. Watch the video
Exchange Widget – The power of information shapes the everyday lives of people as the modern economy is more dynamic than ever. Give your users the joy of an immersive digital experience diving into the center of international markets with the new Exchange widget.
Instagram Widget – Deliver all the spectacular images from Instagram, directly to your website. Just add the id and amaze your visitors with this effective and easy to use widget!
New blocks, modules and styles
Mix spectacular post grid layouts with fantastic styles to get countless unique ways to highlight your website content. Newspaper 7 comes with four new big grids and two different ways to style them. We also added new structure elements: 3 modules, 4 blocks and 2 footer templates. Now it’s so easy to build wonderful pages for your website. Our handcrafted smart blocks are designed to automatically adjust their size in columns. Impress your visitors with every post and page! Watch the video
Newspaper 7 brings you Light and Dark Skin Version. Get ready for the real power of contrast and accents with the new Black Version Demo. Black is the new white!
We also added 10 new skins for the Social Counter plugin. Display all of your social network activity in more than one beautiful way and be ready to go viral! The widget design is now flexible, allowing you to try out each layout and choose the one that fits your website best!
This is the most complete news theme we have ever built. With a freshly designed mobile menu, integrated big grids, blocks and modules, unique Social Counter styles, and unlimited possibilities for homepage and sidebar structure – every option, every setting, every section is right where you need it to be. This is why engaging with the theme feels natural, like you already know how to use it.
Capture the perfect combination of pages, post, and categories layouts with Newspaper 7; It’s so easy to make each website unique. The elegant design, clean coding, responsive layouts, intelligent ads and spectacular grid system will make your digital experience smooth and rewarding.
Version 7.0 – May 9th, 2016
UPDATE NOTICE: Please update tagDiv Social Counter to the latest version that comes with the theme.
- new: Mobile Theme – version 1.0
- new: Instagram block and widget
- new: Footer Instagram
- new: Weather block and widget
- new: Weather option in top bar
- new: Exchange block and widget
- new: Mobile menu on the responsive version of the theme
- new: +4 big grids
- new: +2 big grids styles
- new: 3 new modules
- new: 4 new blocks
- new: 2 new footer styles
- new: 15 one click demos
- new: Black version of the theme
- new: 10 Social counter styles
- new: search menu on mobiles
- new: background support for mobile search and menu
- new: the mobile theme and the responsive theme on mobiles now offer a login/register option
- new: custom post types now support a global sidebar that can be set from the theme panel
- new: logo in H1 tags
- new: reset button in theme panel. This will bring the theme to the original state
- new: panel for one click demos
- new: enable/disable category pull-down filter option in theme panel
- new: display order for category tags on post pages option in theme panel
- new: Social Counter – version 4.0 – please update your plugin to the latest version
- misc: the theme settings are now only saved once per page load and only if needed. We use the shutdown action to save them
- misc: video playlist block now works with multiple playlists of the same type on one page
- misc: we audited all the metadata produced by the theme and we improved every aspect of it
- misc: each demo, now loads it’s separate CSS file
- misc: updated the Google fonts list
- misc: better SEO on Smart lists
- misc: the featured image from the smart lists now supports custom
- misc: the categories that are listed on post pages can now be shown using the WordPress default order. This can be enabled from theme panel
- misc: all blocks can now sort by older first
- misc: The responsive Youtube player now has a better aspect ratio
- misc: All font options are now included on a single page, Theme Fonts, documentation was also updated to match the new configuration
- misc: We optimized the queries for all the blocks and widgets that don’t show posts (popular categories, social counter etc…)
- fix: on blocks the by category filter now returns all the categories again if no ids are selected
- fix: the theme works better with the default WordPress excerpts. It does not remove the … now from the excerpts
- fix: we added the import script from version 4.x of the theme again. We realized that it was a mistake to remove it from the theme because there are still customers using 4.x
- fix: removed no comments message with comments disabled
- fix: layout issue with images that had tagDiv image style set and no link
- fix: infinite loading on categories issue with latest posts when the rest is fewer than the “Blog pages show at most” setting
- fix: footer logo title attribute
- fix: tinyMCE issues with the shortcodes menu (multiple options where selected in specific cases)
- fix: thumb wp_booster API error. Our framework was not recognizing the default “thumb” image size that is registered by WordPress
- fix: clean up and optimized all the demos
- fix: custom fonts buffer was not saving in certain cases
- fix: custom fonts documentation link in theme panel was linking to the old documentation
- fix: smart lists first image link target parameter was ignored
- fix: sticky main menu logo didn’t show up when Smart snap (mobile) was enabled