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G5 Portfolio - plugin contains the Portfolio features

G5 Portfolio is included in the theme so this is a required plugin, you need to install/active this plugin if you want to have Portfolio features.

G5 Portfolio allows you create unique page for displaying Portfolio consisting of images. It has different custom fields and addtional information such as title, URL, short description etc

G5 Portfolio features 6 completely different Portfolio types, Portfolio layouts, Portfolio hover types and Portfolio single. From admin panel, you can easily add your Portfolio items. Display Portfolios item by using our shortcode/widget

In this documentation, you will find information about installing the plugin, the features of the plugin includes and how to use Portfolio easily.

G5 PORTFOLIO PLUGIN

NOTE: In this documentation, we have used CROWN theme that developed by our technicals so in some examples below you could see exclusive designs with logo and images of CROWN.

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INSTALL & ACTIVE PLUGINS

Begin installing plugins


You should be navigated to the Install Required Plugin page, which shows reqquired plugins list, all you need is clicking on the checkbox beside "Plugin" label to select G5 Core, G5 Portfolio in the list, then choose "Install" from the drop-down list at the top and then click "Apply".

You can do the same as installing, After you install successfully,you select that two plugins to active .

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Install & active plugins

After you install & active G5 Portfolio plugin, G5 Core plugin successfully, the Portfolio settings start to display

The Portfolio items are included Portfolio post type, Portfolio settings, Overwrite Theme options for Portfolio

1- Portfolio post type are options register a custom post type for Portfolio items. It also registers separate Portfolio taxonomies for tags and categories

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Portfolio post type

2- Portfolio settings are settings for layouts, gallery etc in Archive Listing and Single Portfolio

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Portfolio settings

3- Overwrite Theme options for Portfolio are settings for layout, page title, header, footer, color and typography in Archive Listing and Single Portfolio. This settings overwrite the same setting in Theme option

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Overwrite Theme options for Portfolio

Setup Instructions

Create a Portfolio

After you install and active Portfolio,through the admin panel

Portfolio custom post type is ready

1. Create a category
Navigate to the ‘Portfolio Category’ in the “Portfolios” to add new category. Enter the name and description to add the category.

Create a category

You can view the process (1) ==> (2) ==>(3)

(3) is list of Portfolio categories which you created

Categories in frontend

Beside, you can custom for each category with page title and breadcrum seperately

2. Add New Portfolio
Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the “Portfolios” to add new Portfolio. Enter the title and project description.

Your Portfolio is gorgeous if you add from Portfolio extra field in Portfolio setting

Then, you select category, set featured image. Please keep in mind that to make your page look amazing you need to provide same size featured image for all Portfolio items. This image will be used as thumbnail. This featured image will be visible everywhere for this specific Portfolio. Click “Publish” to add the new Portfolio.

You can view and match the number for each element

Attribute Description
Media Type Select type: image or video
Gallery Select image for gallery if you select image type
Enter the link video if you select video type
Additional details Enter the fields if you need to add for the single Portfolio
External Link Enter the link website if you want the Portfolio redirects
Layout There are five layouts for the single Portfolio
Custom Gallery Settings if you want to custom gallery images and gallery layouts, you can click "On"

Custom settings

You can change the options such as: layouts, image size, social icons etc seperately for Single Portfolio and Archive Portfolio which you have known in 3.HOW TO USE tab of this document

You can customize in Theme option and Portfolio settings

Theme option includes all global options that affect your entire website. These options can be overwritten by setting options in Portfolio Settings with any page custom Portfolio Settings. The different of this two options is priority. The priority of Portfolio settings is higher than Theme options

By clicking on the Theme Options menu, you'll be able to change all settings that affect to entire your website


This is options in Theme option

This is options in Page setting

Beside, after you install/active G5 Portfolio plugin, there is Portfolio tab will display in the bottom of Theme option

Archive listing

Archive listing is page has something you want to focus on when it comes to showcasing your projects. This part of the website helps you gorgeously display the projects you’ve worked on, rendered in a grid or slide based layout

This is options in Archive Listing

Archive Listing Settings Description
Category Filter Enable Two options: on,off for category filter.
Layout You have 7 layouts for the Archive listing page
Item Skin You can select your Portfolio item skins
Item Css Classes You can add CSS classes to customize your Archive settings
Column Guiter You can custom the space between items
Columns You can custom the columns number in each device
Image size You can change the image size of Portfolio on archive
Posts Per Page You can enter number of post per page you want to display
Post Paging You can enter your post paging mode
Amination You can enter your post amination in the drop down menu
Light Box You can enter your light box in the drop down menu
Show Category
Show Excerpt You can show excerpt or not


This is options in Archive Listing

Single Portfolio

Single Portfolio supports to showcase your posts with big featured images on single page


This is options in Single Portfolio

Single Portfolio settings Description
Layout You have 5 layouts to select for your Single Portfolio page
Layout in gallery Beside, you have 6 layouts in gallery
Image size in gallery you can enter the image size in gallery
Css Classes you can add the CSS classes to custom gallery
Navigation you can turn on or hide navigation for Single Portfolio
Comment you can turn on or hide comment for Single Portfolio
Share you can turn on or hide share for Single Portfolio
Social Share you can social icons to display in Share
Related Portfolio you can turn on or hide Related Portfolio


You can view the bellow image to match with the above options of Single Portfolio


Portfolio shortcode settings

How to display Portfolio on the page

After you install/active Portfolio shortcode, you can add Portfolio shortcode in the page

First, you can add the shortcode in a page you want or you can add a new page

Add a new page nomally

There are four Portfolio shortcodes

Example about the Portfolio shortcode in page

Portfolio widget Settings

Create A Portfolio Widget

Navigate “Widgets” under the Appearance. There will be three Portfolio widgets called “G5 Portfolio”, “G5 Portfolio Categories”,“G5 Portfolio Search”. Simply add this widget where you want to show this widget.

there are three Portfolio widgets

In “G5 Portfolio”, you can add title, source, number of Portfolio to show, layout Portfolio and the image size of Portfolio images. You can set your prefered categories or all to show. Also you can set the number of Portfolio you want to show. Click “Save” to save.


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In “G5 Portfolio Search", you can add title. If you need to customize by CSS code, you can add the CSS class. Click “Save” to save.


this is G5 Portfolio Search

In “G5 Portfolio Categories”, you can add title, you can select the element/form as you want. Click “Save” to save.


this is G5 Portfolio Categories

Overwrite Theme options for Portfolio

You have Custom setting for Portfolio for setting Single Portfolio and Portfolio Archive

If you want a different settings for a page, then you can setup options in Custom setting for Portfolio and apply it to that specific page.

It will overwrite settings in Theme Options Any option is set to Default which is the current style of your Theme Option. So, if you want same settings on all pages, then you don't need to select anything. If you want a different option for Single Portfolio page or Portfolio Archive page, then you can choose any other option here as your wish.

This is options in Page setting

Update plugins to latest version

Update G5 Portfolio plugins to latest version

To update G5 Portfolio plugins to latest version:

Please consult and follow the step-by-step guide here to update G5 Portfolio plugins plugins to latest version: http://support.G5.net/knowledge-base/how-to-update-shortcodeframework-plugins-to-latest-version/.

When update theme to version higher, you need to update this plugin to ensure that you don’t run into any compatibility issues with latest version of G5Theme.

Or you update the latest theme, you get the latest G5 Portfolio plugin because this plugin is inclued in the theme

After you are done updating your theme and plugin please also perform the following steps:

  • Clear your Site & Browser Cache: Whenever you update ANY plugin, theme or WordPress you must clear your browser and site cache to help avoid any potential cache related bugs.
  • Updating G5 Core plugin: AFTER you update your theme please make sure to update your G5 Core plugin as well following the guide for updating the theme’s recommended plugins.

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