[lead]This theme use the built-in WordPress custom post type feature for managing and showcasing your work. In this section, you will learn how to add and manage your work.[/lead]
Creating your first project
Head over the projects menu item in the left navigation area, click on Add New.
Enter the project title.
Set your featured image.
Assign categories & tags for this project.
Enter a small description of your project in the Excerpt field.
Use the content editor to create any content you want about your project. You can build a gallery by clicking on Add Media button. Refer to the Create a gallery section to learn more about galleries in this theme.
Use the available Built-in shortcodes to create a beautiful showcase layout for your projects.
Layout & Style
Header: Use this setting to set your header style to Light or Dark. That will affect the way your Branding and Navigation items will show up.
Cover Text Color: Used to set the text color displayed on the project cover image. This setting is related directly with the project accent color below.
Accent Color: This setting will set the background hover color when you mouse over a project cover image.
- Fullwidth: Be free to build anything you want with this layout. Use the available Built-in shortcodes to create a beautiful showcase layout for your projects.
- Width sidebar: Useful if you want to create a gallery only. The sidebar will display the project title, excerpt and categories. You still can use the content editor to create anything you want.
Image: The hero image is set as a page background with Backstrech.js plugins. Suggested image size: 1920×1080 pixels.
Video (WEBM, MP4): Upload your high definition video here if you want to use a video for the project hero.
Sidebar text: If you set the project layout to With sidebar, this text will be displayed under the project title along with the project’s categories. By the way, project’s categories are displayed as Deliverables.
Building a gallery
The built-in WordPress gallery feature has been altered within the theme functions to display nice and large gallery images with the possibility to click on them to display a fullscreen slideshow with thumbnail navigation.
Click on Add Media button.
Click on Create Gallery link.
Upload or select your images. When done, click on Create a new gallery button (bottom right of the windows).
Organize your gallery, drag and drop to reorder images.
Within the Gallery Settings, set your images to link To Media File. Columns have no effect at all, leave it to 3.
Click on Insert gallery.
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