A WordPress Theme Looking Like an Old Newspaper

Color Schemes

October 3, 2016 ·

Old Newspaper WordPress Theme features three distinct color schemes.

You change your scheme in the Customizer (admin page -> Appearance -> Customize -> Color Schemes) to select and preview different color schemes for your theme.

Gray (Default)

A good fit fit for most any old newspaper.


Going further back in history, we have those yellow oxidized papers that you may find in your grandparents’ box of memories.


The white is our attempt to create a completely neutral “color” scheme if you want a framework that says nothing, to present a content that says wow!

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