A WordPress Theme Looking Like an Old Newspaper

Searchlights and Anti-aircraft Guns Comb Sky During Alarm

February 26, 1942 ·

The Battle of L.A.
Seeking out object.

Scores of searchlights built a wigwam of light beams over Los Angeles early yesterday morning during the alarm. This picture was taken during blackout; shows nine beams converging on an object in sky in Culver City area. The blobs of light which show at apex of beam angles were made by antiaircraft shells.

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Old Newspaper is Ready for 2019

April 12, 2018 ·

Retro never went out of fashion. Whether you want to go back to the 80's or all the way back to when newspaper front pages were only covered in text and no pictures, Old Newspaper WordPress Theme provides the tools for you to build your dream paper! Now with more options than ever. What we've noted over and over from your feedback, is the want for more freedom to customize. So in this theme we have focused on checkboxes that gives you the ability to move the layout around as you are checking and unchecking.

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Newspaper Styles For Every Taste in Old Newspaper WordPress Theme v2.2

November 17, 2017 ·

Want your WordPress theme to feel like an old newspaper? Say no more! The latest update of the Old Newspaper WordPress Theme is here, with the largest of it's new features being no less than three different color schemes. After having the former version out a long time, we got a lot of incredibly on-point feedback from our users. How is a newspaper supposed to feel when converted into a website? Well, clearly you know how! The feature requests that kept coming back to us from several sources have now been implemented as we release version 2.2 of the Old NewsPaper WordPress Theme.

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Breaking News: Old Newspapers Are Better Than New Ones

November 15, 2017 ·

Old Newspapers Rolled Up
A couple of old newspapers rolled up. Excellent for decoration purposes. The frontmost newspaper has been oxidizing all the way since 1934.

Turns out. The older a newspaper become, the better they are. At least if one is to use it for decoration purposes. It was a late November night in the year twothousandseventeen that the ground breaking discovery was made. As the rain pounded against the windows, and a strong north wind rattled the glass, a fresh, off the press edition of "Mitt i Salem" flew through my mail slot. I held it up towards the waning light and scrutinized its surface for any sign of worthiness. It just was not to be compared with the rolled-up, different prints I had standing on my shelf—some of which dated all the way back to 1934.

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The Old News­­paper Word­­Press Theme, Second Edition, is Re­leased

March 3, 2017 ·

Ernest Hare Reading a Newspaper
Ernest Hare is reading a newspaper — an old one.

The Old Newspaper WordPress Theme grew from a few simple ideas. First of all: Old newspapers look good. Second: it should not be too cluttered, and focus on the reading experience—like an old newspaper. Thirdly: I simply wanted to make a WordPress theme. The theme is aiming to capture the feeling of holding a classic newspaper in your lap. Those large headlines, and that tightly fitted grid on the front page. Your room almost turns Black & White around you—(hopefully not). In this digital version of that paper, the article grid is responsive, refitting the news articles as your resize your browser. You may sit with a smartphone in your lap instead, but the feeling is still there. When your eyes have passed across the grid of articles, you select one that entices you, and enter into the reading experience.

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Respon­sive Design

February 2, 2017 ·

It is no longer negotiable, except in very special cases; a web page should be responsive. That is, it should change appearance according to your screen width, in order to fit all kinds of devices from mobile phones to pads to huge screens. We have tried taking it a step further to ensure this WordPress them is really smooth.

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