Jupiter has 3 main portfolio styles – classic, grid and masonry. 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 3 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 and portfolio shortcode articles.

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


Creating a Classic Portfolio

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

Creating a Portfolio Page

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

Displaying portfolio posts - Add new

2Enter a title for your classic portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

Displaying portfolio posts - Visual Composer screen

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

Displaying portfolio posts - Add element

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 - Portfolio settings

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the two column classic portfolio like shown in the demo:

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

StyleClassic
Image sizeResize & crop
Image height300 px
How many columns?2
Choose Meta ElementCategory
Show permalink?Enabled
Show zoom link?Enabled
Sortable?Enabled
Sortable alignLeft
Sortable styleOutline
Sortable modeAjax
Show paginationEnabled
Pagination styleLoad more button

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 two column grid 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 - Add new

2Enter a title for your grid portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

Displaying portfolio posts - Visual Composer screen

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

Displaying portfolio posts - Add element

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 - Portfolio settings

Configuring the Shortcode

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

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

Setting Configuration

StyleGrid
Hover scenarioZoom in box
Grid spacing4 px
Image sizeResize & crop
Image height300 px
Show posts using ajax?Disabled
How many columns?2
Choose Meta ElementCategory
Show permalink?Enabled
Show zoom link?Enabled
Sortable?Enabled
Sortable alignLeft
Sortable styleOutline
Sortable modeAjax
Show paginationEnabled
Pagination styleClassic pagination navigation

2Click on Save Changes.

3Publish the page and check out the result.

Creating a Masonry Portfolio

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

Creating a portfolio page

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

Displaying portfolio posts - Add new

2Enter a title for your masonry portfolio page.

Adding the Shortcode

1From Visual Composer screen, click +

Displaying portfolio posts - Visual Composer screen

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

Displaying portfolio posts - Add element

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 - Portfolio settings

Configuring the Shortcode

To achieve the spaced masonry portfolio like shown in the demo:

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

Setting Configuration

StyleMasonry
Hover scenarioLight zoom in
Grid spacing4 px
Image sizeOriginal size
Show posts using ajax?Disabled
Choose Meta ElementCategory
Show permalink?Enabled
Show zoom link?Enabled
Sortable?Enabled
Sortable alignLeft
Sortable styleOutline
Sortable modeAjax
Show paginationDisabled

2Click on Save Changes.

Configuring the Row

1In the row which contains the portfolio shortcode, click on Edit this row.

Displaying portfolio posts - edit 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 Jupiter Portfolio Post Options.

Displaying portfolio posts - Jupiter Portfolio Post Options

3From Masonry Image Size dropdown, select a desired image dimensions.

Displaying portfolio posts - Masonry image size

4Update the post and check the masonry portfolio loop for changes.