To create a new single portfolio(project), go to Portfolio > Add New from the admin panel(Please make sure that the BM Content Builder plugin is activated).
Step by Step
- Portfolio > Add new
- Enter the title
- Please select one category(or more categories).
- Set the Featured image, the Featured image will be shown as the thumb in the portfolio list
- Set the “Layout Template”. If you want to create a normal layout, please select the “No Template“. If you want to create a “Text column + Images column” layout, please select the “Gallery on Left” or “Gallery on Right“.
- Click Publish(Update)
You could check the video guide also.
Each portfolio must be set a category. The Category is for organizing the Portfolios.
There would be not categories if you start from a new website. Please create the category firstly.
Go to “Portfolio > Categories”, please create one category at least, all portfolios would be set within this category. You could name it as “Works” or others. If you have several sub-categories, please set “Works” as parent category of these categories.
Please go back the single Portfolio editing page, select category(ies):
You will use the category when you create the portfolio list page. You need to select the “Works” category for the portfolio list page(the portfolio list page is created by the “Grid” or “Masonry Grid” module normally). The sub-categories are for the filter (sorta) of the portfolio list page.
You could set “Featured Image” for a single portfolio, the featured image could be shown in portfolio list(“Grid” or “Masonry Grid” module):
The “Second Featured Image” is for showing-2nd-image-mouseover effect of the portfolio list(“Grid” or “Masonry Grid” module).
It has no specific layout restrictions. You could use the BM Content Builder editor with this template. You could create portfolio quickly by placeholder layout (click insert template in BM Content builder, check video guide), it looks like:
The portfolio could be set with or without “Title”, “Header”, “Footer”. Please enable the “Content From Page Top” and “Transparent Header Background” if you want to show the header above the hero section. You could set the logo and menu color scheme.
Check how to set the video thumbnail.
Gallery on Right/Left
The “Gallery on Left/Right” is “Text column + Images column” layout(check video guide), it looks like:
If the template set as “Gallery on Left” or “Gallery on Right”, the options would be shown:
Upload the image or pick up the existed image in media library:
Create the Gallery layout(Gallery column):
Please set the “1-4” grid(s) or the Text for each line.
It supports simple HTML code in the “Text”. Please don’t add HTML code into the <a> tag, or the <a> tag will not work.
Turn on “Show Video”, you can enter the embed code to show video above/below gallery.
- If it is a Youtube video, please enter the video URL like:
- If it is a Vimeo video, please enter the video URL like:
- Please enter the complete embedded code for other media website like:
- If it is hosted video, please enter the codes like:
<video controls="controls"><source src="the-video-file-URL.mp4" type="video/mp4"></video>
Enable Title Masking option, the title looks like:
00:18 – set the category
00:25 – set the Featured image
00:38 – set the No template, insert the placeholder layout in BM Content Builder
01:57 – set the Mask text
03:24 – set the Gallery on Left template
06:10 – set the Gallery on Right template