This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

news2paper WordPress Plugin


This plugin aims to produce a newspaper-like version of your blog, free of charge.

The news2paper web service is used to generate a printable PDF file that is then uploaded to your blog. All communication
between your blog and the news2paper web service is encrypted to ensure that the news2paper contains full posts while your
Atom or RSS feed may still contain only teasers.

You can choose your theme from our set of standard choices or you can get your own theme at

Provided languages: English, German

If you want to translate the plugin into other languages, feel free to do so.


  • The standard theme is very newspaper-like. This blog features a lot of short articles.


  1. Get an API key at
  2. Upload the unzipped contents of the plugin archive to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. The plugin files should now be in a subdirectory called news2paper. If not, create this directory and move the files there.
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  5. Configure the plugin through the ‘Settings’ menu in WordPress, especially providing the API key.


All FAQs are answered at

Contributors & Developers

“news2paper WordPress Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Bugfixes for API key validation and caching


  • Removed headers from remote call to circumvent security restrictions on shared hosting servers


  • Removed unnecessary call to ini_set when sending statistic information


  • Fixed a typo when checking if the API key is valid


  • Option to password-protect PDF file


  • Another bugfix concerning encryption


  • Bugfixes
  • German language file updated


  • Report an error when there is no API key configured
  • Use homepage URL instead of site URL


  • Compatible with PHP 5.0.x
  • Name change blog2paper -> news2paper


  • The plugin checks the webservice for a newer version and provides a download link if there is a newer version available
  • If cache directory is not writeable, just pass the PDF without caching it
  • Fixed an error with Javascript links in the exchange module


  • Skip password-protected posts
  • Convert relative links to absolute links


  • Now compatible with WordPress 2.2


  • Extended settings (link pictures, show link list, …)


  • Do not display more than one error page
  • Updated translation


  • Maximum number of entries is no longer used, now there is only a “maximum number of pages”