The Theme features two menu locations. Main Menu The Main Menu is your large overview menu — your complete site map for your user. It is hidden inside the dropdown menu, to allow for it to grow as large as you need it. The Main Menu is prepared for 5 levels of sub menus, though it is highly recommended that you keep it much simpler than that for usability. It is always tucked away in the hamburger menu, so it… Read more.
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 taken it a step further to ensure this WordPress them is really smooth. Read more.
The Old Newspaper WordPress Theme features three different post formats in addition to the standard — four in all. Each to resemble a real life newspaper article or ad style. The Formats Post Format "Aside": Breaking News A classic example of a breaking news headline. This style has a thick in-your-face typeface for the titles, which is a really classic way of making a newspaper article pop. This style, of course, needed to be a part of the Old Newspaper WordPress Theme, and has been so from the very beginning. Read more.
Old Newspaper WordPress Theme features six different color schemes and two complete styles (including custom typefaces.) You also have the option to change all titles into a handwritten typeface. You change your color scheme, or select a full style in the Customizer. Go to admin page -> Appearance -> Customize -> Color Schemes to select and preview different color schemes, styles and typefaces for your theme. Gray (Default) A good fit fit for most any old newspaper. Dark Gray A… Read more.
Using image sizes the right way is key when wanting the Old Newspaper WordPress theme to look like an actual newspaper. We are utilizing the default image sizes in WordPress to make your transition from a different theme as smooth as possible. Read more.
We made two Gutenberg Blocks that we think are essential for writing articles. They are also available as Shortcodes. Since we are going to use these on each and every theme we make, we packaged them as a free plugin. So you'll have to head over to our download link and install it from there. Download the Plugin After you've installed the plugin you will have the two new blocks available in your block editor. They will be called "Lead"… Read more.
Old Newspaper titles are huge, and that is how they are supposed to be. In some situations, that may create some awkward word-breaks here and there. Here is how to control it in the unlikely event of an emergency. If you want to control where long words are hyphenated when they break, add the tag ­ in the title, exactly where you want it to break. I have done this in the title about Huckleberry Finn. I broke it like Adven-ture, and Huckle-berry. Pull the browser on desktop to test. Read more.
The custom setup of this theme is all tucked into the Customizer – the proper way for a WordPress Theme to be customized. Here we go through each section and the available options. Customizer -> Site Identity Branding opportunity alert! Tagline Display: Display your tagline on mobile, desktop, or both. Leave it empty if you don't want to show it at all.Upload Logo: The Logo is going to replace your Site Title Font in the header.Flourish Before Tagline: Add text… Read more.