Galleries vs. Portfolios

It’s a commonly question we are asked:

[blockquote]What’s the difference between Galleries and Portfolios?[/blockquote]

Galleries

These are single page collections of images that when clicked will open in lightbox to display the images you’ve chosen to upload / attach to that Page/Post. There is no pagination and you cannot assign links to Gallery images so when clicked opens in a new page. At least not when using one of our 5 customized galleries in KingSize.Continue reading

How to create a Gallery

*Since the release of WordPress Version 3.5 the method of adding media files has changed a little. Mostly, the user-interface has been modified and causes some confusion. We have created some additional (updated) tutorials that will help.

WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Shortcodes.
WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Page Templates.

In our original release of KingSize WordPress, galleries were restricted to pages only and this hampered some of our buyers flexibility – for that we apologize. In our latest release, version 4, we’ve created a new post type custom to the galleries usage called “Gallery”. It’s sole purpose is to house the galleries you wish to create and allows you to then use a “Shortcode” to call them into various areas of your website (ie., Posts, Pages, Portfolios, etc).Continue reading

How to create a Blog

Greetings & Salutations!

Creating a blog page couldn’t be any easier and following these steps you should walk through the process with no troubles at all.

  1. First log into your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Now go to “Pages” and create a new page.
  3. Once inside pages, give your page a title such as “Blog“.
  4. To the right of the content area, find “Page Attributes“.
  5. From the drop-down, select the “Blog Template“.
  6. Once the blog template is selected, hit “Publish“.

Now that’s it. You’ve created a “Blog” page. This page template you’ve selected called “Blog” is designed to pull ALL ‘posts’ into the blog page. So when creating a new post, that will now automatically be published to that page you’ve just created.Continue reading

Change Log for KingSize WordPress Version 3.3

A friendly announcement containing details to our most current Change Log (for full details refer to the Documentation folder and help.html file):

New Features:

1. The ability to disable or enable lightbox on Portfolio images.
2. The ability to disable or enable comments on Portfolio items.
3. The ability to disable or enable lightbox in your Blog posts.Continue reading