Images and other visuals are still a great way to keep up with the prevailing tendencies in web design. With this in mind I decided to write a short review about WordPress Portfolio Gallery theme. It is a new and advanced WordPress theme, which enables you to display images and create portfolios on your website in an attractive way. The theme is a perfect match for photography websites, traveling and food blogs, which provide a plenty of images and visuals, but it can be also used for any kind of sites.
Let me start by stating that the theme uses clean, secure and valid coding based on the Web-Dorado framework, which is fully compatible with WordPress theme development standards. With the Cross Browser support the theme works well with all major browsers. It is also developed keeping in mind basic SEO requirements to better your chances of high ranking.
Now let’s get to know about the features that Portfolio Gallery theme has and what it is capable of in general.
- Advanced lightbox
- Custom logo
- Possibility to add custom CSS
- 30 pre-installed fonts
- Feature-rich widgets
- Advertisement/ AdSense
- Social media icons
- 6 built in customizable layouts
- Full color customization possibility
- 10 different page templates
- Timely support
- Regular Updates
What Portfolio Gallery theme is perfect at is showing your content at its best. It enables you to display your website content in different layouts which are initially built-in. The layouts are highly customizable and give you total control over the sidebar areas, widgets, and content area of your website. WIth the layout editor option you can choose the default menu layout for the posts and pages on your website, specify the menu width, choose the content layout and set the primary widget area width.Full-width option is available for all the layouts providing a modern view for your website visitors.They can browse the galleries, portfolios and other media collections with infinite scrolling or load more options available in the theme.
The most stand-out feature of Portfolio Gallery theme is its ability to display your posts in a lightbox, where your website visitors can have a short preview of the posts. The lightbox can also serve as a slideshow, showing your posts with various transition effects. You can also customize almost every setting of the lightbox, such as set lightbox dimensions, slideshow interval, choose to enable fullscreen mode and full width info display.
What I found very helpful in the theme is the availability of ten templates for different pages, which will significantly ease your workload. All you have to do is to add the info you want your website visitors to see and choose the page template you want to create. As easy as that!
You can add the URL’s of your Twitter, Facebook and Google + profiles on your website, which is a great way to enhance your reach on social networking sites. The theme comes with a built-in contact form with Captcha protection. It is a great way to help you to keep in touch with your visitors. All the aspects of the theme are customizable to fully meet your needs. The theme ensures fast loading of your website and is sure to make user experience on your website way better.
It is also worth mentioning that the theme is compatible with the latest WordPress updates. The professional team provides timely support for its users and all of your questions and requests will be answered within 24 hours at most. Besides the team support, the theme also provides detailed documentation on the installation process and its further use. I strongly recommend you to check the Portfolio Gallery Pro, as well as theme demo to see all of its features and layouts in use, to make sure it’s really worth giving a try.