A portfolio is an essential section in your website for getting more business and building your professional brand. Jupiter really shines when it comes to portfolios, as it offers a lot of customization.
Creating a portfolio post is the first step to creating a portfolio on your website. This article also covers how to use Visual Composer with portfolios, add a sidebar and widgets, as well as how to configure the portfolio posts.
To see some of the Jupiter portfolios, check out the Jupiter main demo.
Creating a Portfolio Post
Creating a portfolio post is the first step into creating and displaying a portfolio on your website. Jupiter let’s you create different types of portfolio posts, like images and videos. These types differ in how they work both in the portfolio archive and in the portfolio single post.
Creating a Simple Image or Video Post
To create an image or video post:
If the image type is selected, to upload the image:
If the video type is selected, some options will appear underneath to upload the video:
|Video site||Select the website where your video is uploaded to.|
|Video ID||Set the ID of the video.|
Configure the necessary settings and click on Publish.
Creating a Post with WPBakery Page Builder
In order to create portfolio posts with Visual Composer, it needs to be enabled.
To enable Visual Composer for portfolio posts:
Once the Visual Composer is enabled for portfolio posts, you will notice that when creating a portfolio post you will be able to use Visual Composer shortcodes just like on any other page.
Configuring the Post Layout
The layout can be defined globally or page specifically. A sidebar can be added to portfolio posts which will then allow adding widgets as well.
Adding a Global Sidebar
Adding a Page Specific Sidebar
To add widgets to the portfolio post sidebar:
Configuring the Post Page
There are a few settings which can be used to configure the portfolio post page.
To configure the post page:
Jupiter Page Options
|Manage page elements||Changes the page’s general layout by making structural changes.|
|Stick template||Enabling this removes the padding after the header and before footer.|
|Page preloader||Enables the page preloader only for this post.|
|Page title align||Changes the title and subtitle alignment.|
|Breadcrumb||Enables or disables breadcrumbs for this post.|
Jupiter Portfolio Post Options
|Show featured image||Toggles between showing the featured image or hiding it in the portfolio single post.|
|Similar posts||Displays the similar posts section in the portfolio single post.|
|Social share||Displays the social share section in the portfolio single post.|
|Custom URL||Changes the permalink of the thumbnail.|
|Masonry image size||Changes the image size in the masonry loop style.|
|Item hover skin||Changes the item hover skin color in the Grid & Masonry loop style > Zoom Out Box hover scenario.|