Ken has 5 main portfolio styles – Standard , Grid , Flip, Mansory and Scroller. Every style differ in looks, layout and functionality. In this article we cover the steps towards displaying portfolio posts using the portfolio shortcode and these 5 styles.

It’s worth to mention that before displaying portfolio posts, portfolio posts itself shoud be created and the shortcode configured. For more information, please read creating a portfolio post.

To see all of the portfolio styles, you may check out “Portfolio” section on our Ken main demo.


Creating a Standard Portfolio

Below, we are going to explain step by step how to create a three column standard portfolio. To see the end result, please check out Standard portfolio demo.

Creating a Portfolio Page

1From WordPress left menu, go to Pages and click on Add New.

displaying portfolio posts

2Enter a title for your grid portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

displaying portfolio posts

2In Add Element pop-up screen, search for Portfolio and click on it to be added to the page.

displaying portfolio posts

3When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Portfolio Settings opens. It allows you to configure the shortcode settings.

displaying portfolio posts

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the three column standard portfolio like shown in the demo:

1In Portfolio Settings pop-up, configure the settings like shown below.

Setting Configuration

StyleStandard
How Many Posts In A Page?12 posts
Offset0 posts
How many columns?3
Shows Posts Using Ajax?Disable
Image sizeResize & crop
Image height400 px
Increase Quality Of ImageImages 2 times bigger (retina compatible)
Sortable?Enabled
Sortable alignCenter
Pagination?Enable
Pagination styleClassic Pagination Navigation
Lightbox Plus IconEnable
Permalink Arrow IconEnable
Portfolio Overlay LogoEnable
Show Post CategoryEnable

2Click on Save Changes.

3Publish the page and check out the result.

Creating a Grid Portfolio

Below, we are going to explain step by step how to create a three columnGrid portfolio. To see the end result, please check out Grid portfolio demo.

Creating a Portfolio Page

1From WordPress left menu, go to Pages and click on Add New.

displaying portfolio posts

2Enter a title for your Grid portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

2In Add Element pop-up screen, search for Portfolio and click on it to be added to the page.

displaying portfolio posts

3When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Portfolio Settings opens. It allows you to configure the shortcode settings.

displaying portfolio posts

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the three column grid portfolio like shown in the demo:

1In Portfolio Settings pop-up, configure the settings like shown below.
Setting Configuration

StyleGrid
How Many Posts In A Page?9 posts
Offset0 posts
How many columns?3
Shows Posts Using Ajax?Disable
Image sizeResize & crop
Image height300 px
Increase Quality Of ImageImages 2 times bigger (retina compatible)
Sortable?Enabled
Sortable alignLeft
Pagination?Enable
Pagination styleLoad more button
Lightbox Plus IconEnable
Permalink Arrow IconEnable
Portfolio Overlay LogoEnable
Show Post CategoryEnable

2Click on Save Changes.

3Publish the page and check out the result.


Creating a Flip Portfolio

Below, we are going to explain step by step how to create a Flip three column portfolio. To see the end result, please check out Clip portfolio demo.

Creating a Portfolio Page

1From WordPress left menu, go to Pages and click on Add New.

displaying portfolio posts

2Enter a title for your masonry portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

displaying portfolio posts

2In Add Element pop-up screen, search for Portfolio and click on it to be added to the page.

displaying portfolio posts

3When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Portfolio Settings opens. It allows you to configure the shortcode settings.

displaying portfolio posts

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the Flip three column portfolio like shown in the demo:

1In Portfolio Settings pop-up, configure the settings like shown below.
Setting Configuration
StyleFlip
How Many Posts In A Page?15 posts
Offset0 posts
How many columns?3
Shows Posts Using Ajax?Disable
Image sizeResize & crop
Image height250 px
Increase Quality Of ImageImages 2 times bigger (retina compatible)
Sortable?Disable
Sortable alignCenter
Pagination?Disable
Pagination styleLoad more button
Lightbox Plus IconEnable
Permalink Arrow IconEnable
Portfolio Overlay LogoEnable
Show Post CategoryEnable

2Click on Save Changes.

Configuring the Row

1In the row which contains the portfolio shortcode, click on Edit this row.
2A new pop-up screen called Row Settings opens, configure the settings like shown below.

Setting Configuration

Full width rowEnabled
Full width contentEnabled

3Click on Save Changes.

4Publish the page and check out the result.

Creating a Mansory Portfolio

Below, we are going to explain step by step how to create a Mansory columns portfolio. To see the end result, please check out Mansory portfolio demo.

Creating a Portfolio Page

1From WordPress left menu, go to Pages and click on Add New.

displaying portfolio posts

2Enter a title for your masonry portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

displaying portfolio posts

2In Add Element pop-up screen, search for Portfolio and click on it to be added to the page.

displaying portfolio posts

3When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Portfolio Settings opens. It allows you to configure the shortcode settings.

displaying portfolio posts

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the Mansory columns portfolio like shown in the demo:

1In Portfolio Settings pop-up, configure the settings like shown below.
Setting Configuration
StyleMansory
How Many Posts In A Page?16 posts
Offset0 posts
Shows Posts Using Ajax?Disable
Image sizeResize & crop
Increase Quality Of ImageImages 2 times bigger (retina compatible)
Sortable?Disable
Sortable alignCenter
Pagination?Disable
Pagination styleLoad more button
Lightbox Plus IconEnable
Permalink Arrow IconEnable
Portfolio Overlay LogoEnable
Show Post CategoryEnable

2Click on Save Changes.

Configuring the Row

1In the row which contains the portfolio shortcode, click on Edit this row.
2A new pop-up screen called Row Settings opens, configure the settings like shown below.

Setting Configuration

Full width rowEnabled
Full width contentEnabled

3Click on Save Changes.

4Publish the page and check out the result.

Masonry Image Sizes

In masonry style, you can make every image have a specific width and height in the portfolio loop. This is configured in the portfolio post options.

To change the masonry image size:

1From WordPress left menu, go to Portfolios and enter a specific post.
2Scroll down to Ken Portfolio Post Options.
3From Masonry Image Size dropdown, select a desired image dimensions.
4Update the post and check the masonry portfolio loop for changes.

Creating a Scroller Portfolio

Below, we are going to explain step by step how to create a two row Scroller portfolio. To see the end result, please check out Grid portfolio demo.

Creating a Portfolio Page

1From WordPress left menu, go to Pages and click on Add New.

displaying portfolio posts

2Enter a title for your Grid portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

displaying portfolio posts

2In Add Element pop-up screen, search for Portfolio and click on it to be added to the page.

displaying portfolio posts

3When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Portfolio Settings opens. It allows you to configure the shortcode settings.

displaying portfolio posts

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the two row Scroller portfolio like shown in the demo:

1In Portfolio Settings pop-up, configure the settings like shown below.
Setting Configuration

StyleScroller
How Many Row In One Side?Two row in one slide
How Many Posts In A Page?16 posts
Offset0 posts
How many columns?3
Shows Posts Using Ajax?Disable
Image sizeResize & crop
Image width450 px
Image height250 px
Sortable alignCenter
Lightbox Plus IconEnable
Permalink Arrow IconEnable
Portfolio Overlay LogoEnable
Show Post CategoryEnable

2Click on Save Changes.

3Publish the page and check out the result.

Configuring the Row

1In the row which contains the portfolio shortcode, click on Edit this row.
2A new pop-up screen called Row Settings opens, configure the settings like shown below.

Setting Configuration

Full width rowEnabled
Full width contentEnabled

3Click on Save Changes.

4Publish the page and check out the result.