Creative Portfolio Free Documentation

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Introduction

  • Theme Name : Creative Portfolio
  • Author : misbahwp
  • Support Forum : https://wordpress.org/support/theme/creative-portfolio-lite/
  • License : GNU General Public License v3 or later
  • Discription :To create professional portfolios and represent them online, you have this Free Portfolio WordPress Theme. With a minimal and clean design, getting the attention towards the key content is easily possible. It is designed to serve the professionals as well as companies and businesses belonging to all niches. Though the theme is free to download and use, it has unmatched compatibility with most of the third-party plugins. So the question of obtaining desired functionality is already answered. Moreover, a highly responsive and mobile-friendly design is going to make your portfolio look incredible on mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Users and especially beginners won’t find it difficult to work with the theme as it brings you a wonderful and ready-to-use skin along with a user-friendly theme options panel of this Free Portfolio WordPress Theme. It makes customization extremely easy for you.

How to Establish the Theme

Setup Theme

Template installation is very simple process.

You can also install your theme using WP Admin

The first task is to log in to your WordPress admin area. Next, click on

1. In dashboard click on Appearance >> Themes

2. Click on the Add New button at the top of the themes page once page is loaded.
3. Click the button labelled as 'Upload Theme'.
4. Click on Browse Button then select your creative-portfolio.zip theme and click on install now button.
5. WordPress will now install your theme and display a success message, as well as a link to activate or to see the live preview. Congratulations on completing the installation of your theme.

Setup Home Page

The options of this page template (like sections location, disabling sections, number of posts they display) can be controlled it.

To design a home page, follow these steps.

1. Make a page to set the template: Go to Dashboard Pages >> Add New Page

Name it "home" or anything as you like. Then, from the template dropdown, pick "front page template".

The Page Attributes section provides your page a parent page and a template.

1. Make a page to set the template: Go to Dashboard Pages >> Add New Page

Design the front page as follows: Go to Setting >> Reading >> Set the front page display static page to home page.
When you're finished, you'll be able to see all of the demo content on the front page.

Necessary Plugins

When you initially activate the theme, you'll be asked to install these plugins on your Dashboard. You can ignore the message if you don't want to install these plugins on theme activation, and if you change your mind later, you can install them manually.

In the dashboard, go to Plugins >> Install Plugins.

Kirki

Plugin download link kirki


Setup Menu

Setup Menu

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Menu

From the 'Appearance' menu on the left-hand side of the Dashboard, select the 'Menus' option to bring up the Menu Editor.

Select Create a new menu at the top of the page. Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box. Click the Create Menu button.

Your new custom menu has now been defined.

Adding Items to a Menu

Select the Pages that you want to add by clicking the checkbox next to each Page's title.

Click the Add to Menu button located at the bottom of this pane to add your selection(s) to the menu that you created in the previous step.

Click the Save Menu button once you've added all the menu items you want.

Your custom menu has now been saved.

In front end, it will look like this.

Creative Portfolio Theme Setup

Top Header Icon

In order to proceed with you can set text, contact number and social icon so follow the instructions given below.

In the Dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Header Settings

In front end, it will look like this.

Logo Setup

In order to proceed with Theme Logo setup, you can set site title and tagline, follow the below steps.

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity >> Set Title and Tagline You can also make the tagline hidden.

In front end, it will look like this.

Slider Section

Fetch Categories

This screen is divided into 2 sections, the Add New Category and category table sections.

All of the categories are listed in this table. Categories are organized alphabetically and hierarchically.

Follow the below steps to setup Category Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Categories >> Add New

Once you have done with this you will see the categories on your theme customize.

In this section, you have to add new category for each post.

Fetch Post

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

Now to go on with Post settings, You can set post title, content and image. And Select which Category you want this post to show.

Follow the below steps to setup Post Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

You can make multiple posts for category.

Once you have done with this you will see the post on your front page.

Slider Settings

In order to proceed with Theme Slider Settings , you can set slide show , you can also set slider sub title follow the below steps.

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Slider Settings

Select number slides to show, then select the category which you have to show on slider.

Set the slider extra title. You can choose from this options for each slider option.

In front end, it will look like this.

Our Project Section

Fetch Categories

This screen is divided into 2 sections, the Add New Category and category table sections.

All of the categories are listed in this table. Categories are organized alphabetically and hierarchically.

Follow the below steps to setup Category Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Categories >> Add New

Once you have done with this you will see the categories on your theme customize.

In this section, you have to add new category for each post.

Fetch Post

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

In order to proceed with Post Settings, You can set post title, content and image. And Select which Category you want this post to show.

Follow the below steps to setup Post Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

You can make multiple posts for category.

Once you have done with this you will see the post on your front page.

Our Project Settings

In order to proceed with Theme Our Project Settings , you can also set our project sub title follow the below steps.

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Our Project Settings

You can set heading for section. You can also set the tab counter of this section to show the list of tab text. You can select the category for section to show number of post.

In front end, it will look like this.

Setup Footer Section

There are four columns in the footer. Any widget can be added there..

1. In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Widgets

To add widgets to the footer, see the screenshot below.

You can add footer coloumns, for that you need to select widgets like text, image, gallery, etc which allows you to add text or image as per your choice with ease.

In order to manage content for footer and add some widgets, navigate to, follow the below steps.

2. In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Widgets >> Footer Sidebar

Your footer will appear like this once you have added widgets to it.

Footer Copyright Text

In order to proceed with footer Settings, You can fill the copyright content to footer copyright Settings.

5. In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Footer Copyright Setting

In front end, it will look like this.