WordPress Version 3.3.2 - I cannot get the Portfolio images working.

resolved (16 posts) (3 voices)

  1. 88008

    I've been messing around through all the documentation and tutorials I can find, and my Portfolio images will not open in the shadowbox. And no Portfolio settings seem to be working properly (for example when I select the type of Portfolio Grid, List etc) nothing changes about the format...

    Are there serious conflicts with the latest version of Wordpress? Please help.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  2. Elliott

    Hello 88008,

    Deactivate your plugins and send us a link to your page. Also paste the code your using here.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  3. 88008

    I am not using any plugins. The portfolio is just terribly complicated to use and it seems something is not functioning correctly. For example, I added a galley to a portfolio, and none of those images show up? Example: http://sfnorthbayconstruction.com/2012/?post_type=portfolio&p=92&preview=true&preview_id=92&preview_nonce=5bc5156393

    I have 5 gallery images inserted into this posting, and nothing shows except the title.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  4. 88008

    Another issue is I cannot remove the main large image for the portfolio, and the portfolio name is listed twice plus a duplicate of the main image. Example:

    Posted 5 years ago #
  5. 88008

    Ok I was able to remove the large image by de-setting the featured image.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  6. 88008

    And here is example of the shadowbox not working:
    http://sfnorthbayconstruction.com/2012/?post_type=portfolio&p=101&preview=true&preview_id=101&preview_nonce=50074be628 (click on Image #1)

    Posted 5 years ago #
  7. 88008

    This just seems really, really complicated (and not functioning as intended) that's why I am guessing there is a bug with the latest version of Wordpress.

    All I am trying to do is create 6 Galleries with a portfolio of 10 images in each gallery. Each gallery should have a title, and each image within should have a title... I've been at this for over 3 hours and still cannot get this working right..

    I was a former user of U-Design, and thought this product would be superior and I am wrong so far... Please tell me I am just doing something wrong, but I cannot get the desired result no matter what I do at this point - and yes, I've been through the online instructions and read many threads in this form...

    THanks SOS

    Posted 5 years ago #
  8. 88008

    I might have figured this out. I am running some new tests. Will update this post if resolved.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  9. 88008

    What I am have a difficult finding documentation for is linking my main menu item Gallery to a main landing Gallery page that has one image from each Gallery linkable to the associated gallery. Is this possible w/out hardcoing urls?

    Posted 5 years ago #
  10. Hi!

    Have you seen our blog shortcodes? Maybe those will help you:


    Posted 5 years ago #
  11. 88008

    I've pretty much got everything resolve, but I cannot figure out how to have one image per portfolio page represented on my Gallery Page.

    So for example:

    Gallery Page
    Project ABC (one image to represent this that links to a complete portfolio page)
    Project DEF (one image to represent this that links to a complete portfolio page)
    Project XYX (one image to represent this that links to a complete portfolio page)

    All images are pulled in from all galleries no matter the Portfolio shortcodes that I use to limit to a specific "category" image.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  12. Elliott

    It sounds like your wanting to use our portfolio. Something like this? http://themes.mysitemyway.com/fusion/galleries/portfolio-3-columns/

    See here for creating portfolio posts, http://mysitemyway.com/docs/index.php/Using_the_Portfolio. Be sure to set a featured image to them.

    And then when editing your page use our portfolio shortcodes, http://mysitemyway.com/docs/index.php/Portfolio_Shortcode, to display them.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  13. 88008

    Hi Elliott,

    No. Not exactly.

    Please see this for example: http://sfnorthbayconstruction.com/gallery.php

    Notice how every image represents a category (or Project) in this gallery. If any gallery image is clicked, the viewer is taken to the images associated with that corresponding gallery.

    What I cannot resolve is how to assign 1 image per Portfolio Category represented on my Gallery page.. For example, you can see what I have here:

    You can see I have 1 image from each category being pulled in like:

    [portfolio_grid column="4" showposts="1" cat="contemporary-remodel" disable="excerpt,date,more,visit,pagination"]

    [portfolio_grid column="4" showposts="1" cat="victorian-remodel"

    Can you see what I am trying to do? It's really not that complicated. Does this Theme support this type of functionality?

    Posted 5 years ago #
  14. Elliott

    I'm not sure I understand.

    The portfolio shortcode will pull in posts from the category you select. So what your trying to do is create a page showcasing all of the different categories?

    If so then you can use our image_frame shortcode like so to point to the various pages,

    <a href='link to the page'>
    [image_frame link_to = "false" prettyphoto = "false"]url to your image[/image_frame]
    Posted 5 years ago #
  15. 88008

    Hi Elliott,

    Yes. Exactly. And I did discover your suggestion last night, but I wanted to know if this could be done w/out any hard coding of url paths w/ default Theme functionally. I think you answered my question. Bummer :( ...

    I need to teach some non-techies how to use the gallery and I'm trying to stay away from any "code" stuff as it scares them!

    Let me know if you think of anything else.

    Posted 5 years ago #
  16. Elliott

    I would check out our shortcode generator, http://mysitemyway.com/docs/index.php/Using_the_Shortcode_Generator, which let's you customize the shortcode before inserting it into the page.

    Posted 5 years ago #


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