Photographer

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Photographer features a beautifully minimal design with a focus on photography. It’s a professional portfolio and photo blogging solution for serious photographers and artists. The theme features the ability to create endless slideshows and portfolios. Photographer is sure to satisfy the website needs of all shutterbugs.

Flexible Portfolio Options

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Creating as many portfolios as desired is an easy process with Photographer. Portfolios can be displayed in a 1, 2 or 3 column layout. In addition, the title and content associated with each portfolio post may be optionally hidden or displayed.

Responsive Layout

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Photographer boasts a fluid responsive layout — so your photography will display beautifully across mobile devices. Images and portfolios will scale up and down seamlessly when resizing the browser window. Whether viewing the photo blog on the phone, or presenting work to a client on a tablet, you can feel confident Photographer will maximize the viewing experience.

Home Page Template

Photographer features a Home Page Template that displays a slideshow of Featured Images from any post category specified in the Theme Options. In addition, you can optionally display a featured page and Widgets beneath the slideshow within the Theme Options.

Full Width Blog

Displaying large images in their full glory on the blog is a breeze! If you don’t want a sidebar with widgets on your blog — don’t add any. It’s that simple. The blog will look spectacular with or without widgets.

The Other Goodies

Many other goodies you’ve come to know and love with WordPress are also available with Photographer — including the Custom Header and Background, Custom Menus, Widgets, Full Width Page Template and more.

Setting Up the Home Page Template

WordPress.com Reading settings.

WordPress.com Reading settings.

  1. Create a Page, preferably titled “Home.”
  2. Set the Home Page template within the Page Attributes.
  3. Navigate to Settings  Reading within the Dashboard.
  4. Choose the option to display a static page for the Front page.
  5. Select your newly created “Home” page from the Front page drop down list. Note: The Posts page will display your posts in the blog format.
  6. Click Save Changes.

You can manage the featured slideshow on the Home Page template by following the instructions below. Additional options for displaying a featured page of your choice beneath the slideshow are available within the Appearance → Theme Options settings.

Setting Up the Home Page Featured Slideshow

This only applies to the featured slideshow on the Home Page template. Instructions for using the Slideshow Page template are provided below.

  1. Create a Post.
  2. Set a Featured Image for the Post.
  3. Add a Category to the Post (e.g. Featured).
  4. Publish or Update the post.
  5. Choose the Slideshow Category within the Appearance → Theme Options settings.
  6. Click the blue Save Changes button at the bottom.

Setting Up the Slideshow Page Template

Creating the page:

  1. Create a Page.
  2. Set the Slideshow Page Template within the Page Attributes.
  3. Publish or Update the page.

Adding slideshow images:

  1. Within the page editor, click the Add Media button.
  2. Upload your images in the Media Library by dragging them into the window, or selecting the Upload tab.
  3. Do NOT click the Insert into page button. Instead, close the Media Library window. Note: The images will automatically be added to the slideshow after uploading them to the page.
  4. Publish or Update the page.

Arrange slideshow image order:

  1. Within the page editor, click the Add Media button.
  2. Within the Media Library tab, select Uploaded to this page from the drop down menu.
  3. Click and drag the images into your desired order. Order is displayed from left to right.
  4. Close the Media Library window after making your changes.
  5. Publish or Update the page.
Drag and drop uploaded slideshow images in to desired order.

Drag and drop uploaded slideshow images in to desired order.

Deleting slideshow images.

Deleting slideshow images.

Delete slideshow images:

  1. Follow steps 1 and 2 from the “Arrange” instructions.
  2. Select the image you wish to delete.
  3. Click Delete Permanently from the Attachment Details menu.
  4. Publish or Update the page.

Setting Up A Portfolio

A portfolio page can be created using 2 methods, by adding a Category to the Custom Menu or using the Portfolio Page Template.

Using Categories:

Note: This option allows you to create as many portfolios as desired.

  1. Create a Post.
  2. Set a Featured Image for the post.
  3. Add a Category to the Post (e.g. Landscapes).
  4. Publish or Update the post.
  5. Repeat process as necessary.
  6. Add the assigned category to the Custom Menu.

Using the Portfolio Page Template:

  1. Follow steps 1-5 above.
  2. Create a Page.
  3. Set the Portfolio Page template within the Page Attributes module.
  4. Choose the Portfolio Page category in the Appearance → Theme Options → Portfolio Options settings.
  5. Click the blue Save Changes button at the bottom.

Note: You may choose the column layout and select if the content is displayed within the Appearance → Theme Options → Portfolio Options settings.

Choose your layout and Portfolio option in the Theme Options.

Choose your layout and Portfolio options in the Theme Options.

Recommended Featured Image Sizes

Posts:

Width: 900 pixels

Height: Variable, a maximum of 900 pixels


Pages:

Width: 980 pixels

Height: Variable, a maximum of 640 pixels