Please note: this theme (News Print) has now been superceded by the newer version, News Print v2.0.
This theme is a continuation of News Time Theme. It is a four-column theme for WordPress called News Print. There are three columns where the content gets written, and an additional mandatory sidebar.
This is more than your average four-column WordPress Theme however, you can add in styles that you can allow your viewers to change on the fly using active stylesheets. It comes with four styles, and it is fairly straightforward to change them and add your own, and comes with instructions.
You can see this theme in action on the testbed at Balanced News Blog.
All of the major sidebar functionality is written in, with a lot of contents to show you how to alter it to your own tastes.
First, this theme requires WordPress 1.5+ Once you have downloaded the theme, unzip it and:
- Upload the unzipped theme to your
- Enter your Admin panel -> Presentation and select the theme.
Frequently Asked Questions
None so far! It is a simple unzip, install and off you go. Make sure you backup your page before installing a new theme just in case there are any problems that way you won’t have to rely on a data recovery service. You can edit the theme as you wish (it IS commented a little bit). Please read the README file included with the release, it tells you parts that you might to alter. If you have any questions, you can comment here, or you can go over to the WordPress Forums.
Except where otherwise noted, this software is:
- Copyright Richard Dows
- Licensed under the terms of the CC/GNU GPL
- Provided as is, with NO WARRANTY whatsoever
In a nutshell, the GPL means that:
- You may freely use the works for any purpose, including commercial ones
- You may freely make derivative works provided that you leave the proper attribution and copyright notices; this includes the copyright notice in the footer.php with appropriate link back
- You may freely distribute the works and derivative works provided that you make the source code readily available under the same terms
There is a README.txt file included with the release which you should read so you know how to set it up.
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