Go Portfolio

Set and Create Portfolios

Setting Up and Creating Portfolios

The plugin has tons of features to fit your site best. It's very important to set it properly before inserting shortcode.

The plugin has 5 menu items:

1. General Settings

You can enable or disable responsivity and modify minimum and maximum widths for tablet and mobile devices.

You can set primary and secondary font (system or Google). When you create a portfolio you can choose font family for a font type.

When you would like to use your regular blog posts or other (not the plugin generated) post types you should enable them on this page. After enabling the Go Portfolio Options metabox will appear under WP editor when you edit a post.

You can fine tune the plugin to fit your site or CSS framework best.

2. Import & Export demo data

You can Import & Export data. This feature helps you importing demo data or moving your portfolio from your site to another or create a backup file. This data doesn't contain posts or custom type posts content, it contain only portfolio and custom post types data. If you would like to import or export posts as well you should use WordPress Importer plugin.

Importing data:

Exporting data:

The plugin imported/exported data doesn't contain the post content data. If you would like to import or export posts, then you should use the WordPress Importer plugin.

Steps of importing demo data:

3. Create Custom Post Types

You can create unlimited post types with the plugin. You should enable it to register the post type and use it. Without enabling it, its data (name, slug, etc.) stored it database. You can import or export these data. The exported data doesn't contain the post content data itself.

After creating and enabling a new custom post type its name will appear in WP navigation, then you can add or edit posts for this custom post type.

Every custom post type (created by the plugin) has its own category and tag taxonomies.

4. Template & Style Editor

The plugin comes with several templates and styles. These templates and styles originally stored is separate files in "templates" folder. These files are automatically imported to database when you activate the plugin or can be reseted under Navigate to Go Portfolio » Template & Style Editor.

When you create a portfolio these database stored data is used.

Under Go Portfolio » Template & Style Editor you can customize the default templates and styles but whenever you click reset to original data will be restored from files.

Templates & Style storage method:

  1. File (the default data) - This data will be loaded when you click to reset under Go Portfolio » Template & Style Editor
    You can edit them in templates folder.
  2. Database (default data when you edit portfolio) - This data will be loaded when you create a portfolio and don't customize the template. You can edit generally them under Go Pricing » Template & Style Editor
    Reset source: file data.
  3. Portfolio - When you create a portfolio the default database-stored template and style can be customized for the current portfolio only - When you click to 'Reset' the original database-storeddata will be reloaded
    Reset source: database data.

5. Create a Portfolio

To create portfolios navigate to Go Portfolio. You can create new or modify and clone existing portfolios. You should set a Portfolio Name, Portfolio ID and select a Post type for portfolio first then you should set other parameters.

Don't forget to enable the portfolio before you insert the shortcode into pages/posts.

Portfolios can be inserted into pages/posts via [go_portfolio id="my_portfolio"] shortcode. The Portfolio ID must be unique.