Wow, it’s been a while since I posted here on the blog and an even longer time since I posted a new theme on ThemeForest, but that day has finally come! I’ve been working on a new theme framework for the last 8 months and have finally finished.
I’ve released the first theme, Swagger, and now I’ve had a couple people asking me, “What happened to the built-in portfolio system of your old themes?” Well, the truth is we can throw that old system out the window because the new system is so much more flexible.
So, to help ease the transition I wanted to post this video series on creating the “Classic Portfolio” in the all-new version two of Theme Blvd WordPress framework.
Part 1: The Posts
Within the framework I like to say, “A post is a post.” – Meaning there are no more Portfolio Item custom post types. Creating what you consider to be a portfolio starts with how you want to confgure the posts that act as the items in your portfolio.
Part 2: Post Grid Page Template
The quickest way to implement the classic portfolio is to use the Post Grid page template. This video will take you through the page template and show you how it works.
Part 3: Post Grid Shortcode
Another way to incorporate your classic portfolio into your site is with the
Part 4: Layout Builder
If you want to get super fancy with your classic portfolio, you should definitely look into using the Layout Builder to incorporate your grid of posts into a custom layout.