It’s 2016 and every photographer who knows his craft is aware of the sine-qua-non for his business – a stunning portfolio website. Now, what is the factor that makes a portfolio website stand-out? By and large, the WordPress photography portfolio theme used for creating it.
This WordPress photography portfolio theme should have all the elements for displaying photos –
Slider, portfolios with lightbox effect, gallery, blog, and everything else that would add to the beauty of your pictures. Creating the website should be absolutely hassle-free.
Neuro Pro 4 is a CyberChimps WordPress theme built with all these things in mind. It is carefully designed and developed to make it the best WordPress theme for a portfolio.
What Makes Neuro Pro 4 One Of the Best Portfolio Themes For WordPress?
A slider with a caption on a transparent layer and a Call-to-Action button
5 new skin colors – Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Purple
Blog Post Page with featured images
Customizable logo in the Header – Add a description, social icons, search bar, login window or a contact element to the logo OR Add a banner in the header
100% SEO Optimization
Fully Responsive Theme – looks perfect on all devices – desktops, tablets or smartphones
Back to top functionality on each page
Here’s A Quick Guide On How To Use This WordPress Photography Portfolio Theme To Create A Portfolio Website
Take A Look At The Neuro Pro 4 Demo
The individual elements on the Homepage are as shown below
Now, let’s see how to add each of these elements to your pages
1. Creating Pages
On your WordPress dashboard, select Pages -> Click on the ‘Add New’ button
Fill in the title and the content.
A slider is a quintessential dynamic element for any WordPress Photography portfolio website.
So, here’s how you can add the CyberChimps slider to your page
Drag the CyberChimps Slider element in active elements in the Drag & Drop Options
Fill in the ‘Slider Options’ – You can either create a custom slider by creating a one from the dashboard ( Select Slides -> Add New -> Assign a category -> Add images -> Publish)
This custom slider will be automatically fetched onto your page when you assign the same category in the options OR
You can create a slider which is a compilation of images in individual posts. Select ‘Posts’ in ‘Slider Type’ in the ‘CyberChimps Slider Options’. Assign a category and you’ll have a slider with posts’ images.
A Callout Section can be added to the page by dragging Callout Element in Active Elements and filling in the Options
A Portfolio Element makes a WordPress photography portfolio website stand-out with its lightbox effect.
It can be added to the page in the same way a slider is added –
Create a custom portfolio from the dashboard and assign it a category. While adding this portfolio in your pages, add the same category in the ‘Portfolio Options.’
2. Creating Posts
On your WordPress Dashboard – Select Posts -> Click on ‘Add New’ -> Fill in the title and content. The unique feature of Neuro Pro 4 is that you can add a slider to your posts. All you need to is to assign the same category everywhere.
The ‘Blog Post Page‘ in Neuro Pro 4 has featured images. We’ll see how to add those in Neuro Pro 4 Theme Options.
3. Neuro Pro 4 Theme Options
Choose the Layout Options, Custom Colors, Typography and Custom CSS
Either add a banner in the header or add a logo with different combinations like – logo with description, social icons, contact, login or search bar
The Blog theme option contains all 19 Drag & Drop elements that get added to individual pages. Also, you can select the Page Layout and other options like featured images, post byline comments, Excerpt Length for the Blog Post Page, Read More Text, etc.
Under Templates you can set the Single Post Options, Archives, Search in Sidebar and 404 Error Page
Under Footer Options, you can set the footer widgets, footer scripts, footer Copyright text, etc.
Import / Export –
You can backup all the customizations that you make to the theme using this option
Add Ons –
Easy Digital Downloads Plugin
Install Events Calendar Plugin
Compatible with WooCommerce
As you can see, Neuro Pro 4 is extremely easy to use so your portfolio website would be up and running in a jiffy. The Drag & Drop theme-builder in Neuro Pro 4 makes it versatile and one of the best photography portfolio WordPress themes.
CyberChimps themes are 100% responsive, SEO friendly and trusted by millions. Reason enough for you to choose this awesome theme for your website. Any questions? Head to the comments section below