Developing your News Website using Wordpress & theme from fthemes.com!

This tutorial will guide you to develop a Online News Paper Website easily using wordpress and by installing a theme from www.fthemes.com

The webiste will look like this demo: Demo News Website 

Login to your control panel at http://cpanel.yourdomain.com or whatever was provided by your host.

Inside your cPanel click on Softaculous Apps Installer.

Select wordpress. Search if needed.

Click on install. But first filll up the fields related to your desire.

After installation is done the webpage will give you the url to your Admin area.
In our case : Administrative URL : http://enoughhosting.com/demo/wp_news01/wp-admin/ 

Login there with the login and password you choose earlier during installation.

Now using Wordpress Admin:
Click on : Change your theme. Or Appearance > Themes [Add New] Then [Upload Theme]

 


In the mean time download your selected theme from www.fthemes.com 

For this tutorial we are choosing the TopNews theme:
Demo here: https://flexithemes.com/demo/TopNews/ 

Download this or any other news peper theme from www.fthemes.com but to understand this tutorial, its best to use this theme. Making a site with other themes from www.fthems.com will be similar.

Once you learn how to make website with www.fthemes.com you can also make a website with other portals free or paid theme.

 


Now Upload the theme to wordpress as suggested earlier. TopNews.zip by clicking [Install Now].

After wordpress says "Theme installed successfully." Click on [activate]

Your news paper website is ready. Now you just need to setup the configuration and learn how to run the website.

Appearance > Top news theme options> Change the website logo. First design your logo image, then use upload button to upload it. Then change the Ads Link url & Image. Change the Favicon with a small circular image.

How to run a news paper site:
This part of the turorial is most important. We will show you how to manage a news paper site.
In order to do so, you will use only posts. Not pages option of Wordpress.

Menu > Pages > Delete any sample pages given there.

Then go to:

Menu > Posts > Delete any sample posts given there.

Click on :

Posts > Categories > Add new category.
Give name of your new category or menu item for website pages. If you want to display other languages than English as category name. You can choose that but then you must choose a ENGLISH slug in the field below category name.

Click on:

Posts > [Addnew]

Now write or paste your content title and message. On the right hand side choose the appropriate category for this news / post. Click on publish.
Post all your articles into different categoreis. Do it daily or weekly as you need.

Now go to Appearance > Menus > [Create New Menu] . Name it 'Primary Menu' and Create it.

Click on Categories > Select all the categories and click on [Add to menu]. At the bottom of the page select Secondary Menu. You can also choose Primary menu but thats optional.

If you want to display one menu item as sub menu or clid of another menu item. Then pull it towarws the right side as shown in the image below. Save menu.

Your website is fairly done. Now you only need to do advanced settings.

One of the most important thing that you want on your news paper site is to learn to Insert the READ MORE tag placement.
So that your posts summary is placed on first page and category pages. Ratgher than the whole post.


Like making an About us and Contact us Page and also putting that under menu. You will do that by creating Pages.

There will be a copyright link of the theme developer at the bottom of the website. If you want you can remove that for $20 onetime.

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