How To install And Activate Newspaper 8 WordPress Theme

Downloading, Installation and Activation of Newspaper 8.7 WordPress Theme

Thumbs up to the TagDiv team. The Newspaper 8 WordPress Theme is exceptionally great and support is even wonderful. However, if you lost your Envato login details, you find yourself in pepper soup. And again, if you wish to use it without any Envato hullabaloo, then let’s go on with the download and installation.

After several research on how to delete that annoying message after installation, I finally got this solution. Thus, decided to share it with you.

About Newspaper Theme (version 8)

Newspaper 8 WordPress Theme works in WordPress platform and it’s the one of the most preferable WordPress theme for news, newspaper, magazine and publishing website. TagDiv team added so many feature to this template to make it about 70% independent of third party theme. Yes! It’s that good.

Requirements for installing Newspaper Theme

  • WordPress 4.0 or above
  • Apache or Nginx
  • ini memory limit: 40MB (recommended: 64M)
  • PHP version 5.2.4 or greater (recommended: PHP 5.4 or greater)
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater (recommended: MySQL 5.5 or greater)
  • The mod_rewrite Apache module (optional)

The Newspaper theme package is enclosed in a zip file and it contains following structure:

  • child-theme
  • documentation
  • licensing
  • patch
  • plugins TagDiv Composer, Social Counter, Revolution Slider and SpeedBooster.
  • optional plugins
  • psd files
  • logo files
  • html
  • zip
  • txt

How To install Newspaper 8 Theme

Below are the steps involved while installing the Newspaper 8 WordPress Theme:

  1. Download Newspaper V8.1 WordPress theme HERE.
  2. Extract the downloaded zip file to your local computer.
  3. Inside Newspaper-tf folder, you will find more items. Among those items, locate the file named Newspaper (in a ZIP file). This is the only file you can install through WordPress.
  4. Now, Go to Appearance>Theme> Add theme> Upload>Choose file
  5. Upload file and click the install button.
  6. After installing the theme, click the Activate button. Once the process is over it will automatically redirect you to the theme welcome panel.

After installation, it will show a message to your dashboard to activate the theme because it is a premium theme.

How To Activate The Newspaper 8.7.2 WordPress Theme

For full activation,

  1. Simply go to your hosting cPanel> File Manager>public_html>wp-content>themes>Newspaper>includes>wp_booster
  2. Inside the wp_booster, you will find: td_ajax.php
  3. Now, press Ctrl + F and paste the below code inside the box, find

if (self::self_check($id, $ec, $ad) === true) {

  1. Then replace above code with the below;

if (self::self_check($id, $ec, $ad) === false) {

  1. Then save the file.

That should clear the error code and activate your Newspaper 8.7 WordPress Theme.

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