Portfolio Designer Lite – WordPress Plugin

Portfolio Designer is a free WordPress plugin used to modify portfolio layout. This plugin is user-friendly, no additional coding knowledge is required to create stunning portfolio layout section or page with the website.

Portfolio Designer Lite offers an easy way to add a portfolio to your WordPress website. It comes with Grid Layout and Masonary Layout to showcase your projects in an image gallery. Using this plugin, you can create new custom post type or use your existing blog posts with the click of a button. The free version of plugin comes with the good balance of features and functionality. However, you will need the Portfolio Designer paid version to get support and more features.








Last Updated

21st November 2017

Key Features covered to grow your business

Fully Responsive

This plugin is fully responsive and it is compatible with all devices. Whether you’re looking in Desktop, Laptop, or Mobile devices.

Cross Browser Compatibility

Our all the plugins support popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer etc.

Two Types of Layouts

This plugin provides two types of layouts style like Grid layout & Masonry layout.

Unique Hover Effects

Portfolio Designer plugin comes with 8 different hover effects using CSS3 and HTML5.

Image Auto Resize

In this plugin, you just need to upload single image and plugin can generate any size of image on fly.

Pagination Types

Portfolio Designer Lite plugin comes with Standard pagination types.

Fully Customize Admin Interface

Portfolio Designer plugin provides tons of options using huge admin panel to customize portfolio layouts.

Advanced Options

Advanced options to show posts like setting the limit and order of the posts, filtering by taxonomies and terms.

Inbuilt Fancybox

In portfolio designer plugin, fancyboxes are available for portfolio lists.

SEO Friendly

Portfolio designer plugin is built with search engine optimization in mind to ensure better rankings across all search engines.

Social Share Support

Portfolio designer lite provides options to share portfolio items on popular social platform like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc.

Compatible With Latest Version

Portfolio designer plugin is compatible with the latest version of WordPress (4.8.1).

No Expert Needed

Plugin is user friendly, no need of expert. Basic WordPress users can also use it easily.

Custom CSS

This plugin provides the support of custom CSS. Simply write your own CSS in Custom CSS box to change look and feel of layout.

Custom Hooks for Developers

This plugin provides custom hooks. Using custom hooks(action and filter), developer can change the output.

Translation Ready

Translate your plugin to new language with just one click, create .po file from our integrated .pot file.

Premium Support

We’re active for any support issues and feature suggestions. Please contact us at support.solwininfotech.com

Well Documented

Our all WordPress themes and plugins are detail documented with all types of configuration and settings.

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Portfolio Designer – General Settings
Portfolio Designer – Query Settings
Portfolio Designer – Layout Settings
Portfolio Designer – Thumbnail Settings
Portfolio Designer – Grid Layout (Bottom Content, Only Title)
Portfolio Designer – Grid Layouts with Filter Option
Portfolio Designer – Grid Layout (Bottom Content with Description)
Portfolio Designer – Grid Layout (Right Side Content)
Portfolio Designer – Masonry Layout

You will need more features to get the PRO version.

Installation Process

Installation Via WordPress Admin area

1. Log into your WordPress admin area.
2. Go to Dashboard » Plugins » Add New.
3. Click on Upload Plugin Button and upload portfolio-designer-lite.zip.
4. Click on Activate once upload has finished.

Installation Using FTP

1. Download portfolio-designer-lite.zip file.
2. Extract Zip file.
3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped plugin folder into the “/wp-content/plugins/” folder on your server.
4. Go to Dashboard » Plugins and find Portfolio Designer Lite plugin from list
5. Click on Activate to activate Portfolio Designer Lite plugin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Portfolio designer lite provide portfolio layouts?

Yes, Portfolio designer provides 2 different types of portfolio layouts – Grid, Masonry.

Can I apply this portfolio designer only for my hot categories and custom post type?

Yes, there is one backend option to select multiple categories/taxonomies and portfolio designer shortcode will show posts for that selected categories only.

Change Log

Version 1.0.2

Updated Make compatible with WordPress 4.9

Version 1.0.1

Updated readme file changes

Version 1.0 :

* Initial Release

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