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  • in reply to: plain site, return button & plugins #918
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Sounds great!
    Happy Easter! : )

    in reply to: plain site, return button & plugins #915
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Norman,

    I got your point.
    Thanks for using Bild. (Out of pure curiosity) can you please share a link to your website?

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Google Analytics #914
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi,

    ThemeForest has changed the theme review rules since I’ve created this document. They now require themes to not provide a field for Google Analytics (GA) code. And they are right about that: if you insert your GA code with a plugin, you don’t lose it once you’ve changed the theme. Thanks for pointing that out. I’ll update the doc during the next theme update.

    You can use this plugin to add the GA code to your website. After you install and activate it, please go to your Admin Panel > ‘Settings’ > ‘Add Code to Head’, paste the code and click ‘Save Changes’.

    It’s great to know you love the design. BTW, it won an Honorable Mention from the Awwwards.com jury (kind of the most influential web design gallery in the world right now).

    Thank you for using Bild. I would really appreciate if you could rate the theme (or the support) on ThemeForest. This really helps a lot. Thank you.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: plain site, return button & plugins #912
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Flipper,

    The ACF PRO plugin: You can not update the plugin on your own because the ACF PRO license does not allow that if you got a copy of the plugin as part of a theme (you’d need to directly buy a license for ACF PRO to be able to update it).

    I update the version of ACF PRO bundled with the theme with every theme update — which usually happens every several months.

    The changes in the latest version of the ACF PRO are really minor and don’t affect the performance of the theme in any way. So if you ask me, it actually does not seem to be worth the hassle.

    However, if you want to have the latest version of ACF Pro in your theme, please drop me an email at pavel@mauer.co and I’ll send you a zip to install.

    As for a button for returning from a gallery to the galleries archive, there’s not anything like that built into the theme. You’d have to do a bit of custom coding to achieve that.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Images on front of blog missing #909
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Gregory,

    You can set a featured image for a post in the “Featured image” metabox on the post edit page. Just click the “Set featured image” link there. See screenshot:

    If you don’t see the “Featured image” metabox on a post edit page, please click the “Screen options” link in the top right corner of the page and make sure the “Featured image” checkbox is checked.

    This works for both posts and pages.

    Thank you for using Essentialist. I would really appreciate if you could rate the theme (or the support) on ThemeForest. This really helps a lot.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Fresh install // pages not loading #904
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Louise,

    1. The layout of the archive pages (including the blog page) is controlled through Theme Options. If you’ve followed the installation steps in the user guide, then you should now have a Theme Options item in your Admin Panel. There you can control the layout with the following settings:

    

—

    In case you don’t know where to find the User Guide: Go to https://themeforest.net/downloads. Find the theme and click ‘Download’ > ‘All files & documentation’. Download and unpack the zip file. The User Guide will be in the ‘Documentation’ folder.


    2. Please note that you can control whether you want post excerpts to be created automatically, and also — you can control the length of the excerpt. For that you can use the following settings in Theme Options:

    

Automatically create excerpts. If enabled, post excerpts will be displayed on archive pages even when there are no ‘more’ tags or explicitly provided excerpts.

    
Excerpts length (words). Controls the length of the automatically created excerpts. By default excerpts are 30 words long. If “Automatically create excerpts” is disabled, the “Excerpts length (words)” setting is still used to control the looks of the search results page.



    In case you want to completely hide the excerpts, you can do it with the following CSS code:

    

.post-card .entry-excerpt {display: none;}

    Here are more detailed instructions on how to add custom CSS:

    To install a plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add New’. There you can just type the name of the plugin (Simple Custom CSS) in the search field. See screenshot:

    Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’, paste the above code (the one you chose) and save.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: How to edit homepage look #902
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Ondrej,

    It’s great to know you’ve sorted it all out, and that my replies were of help.
    If you enjoy the theme (or the support), please don’t hesitate to rate it on ThemeForest. This literally takes a minute, and helps a lot. Thank you

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Image galleries #898
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    The image galleries in this theme do not have options to be displayed in 2 or 3 columns. Please notice that when you add an odd number of images to a gallery (e.g 5), the last row has 3 images. And when you add an even number (e.g. 4), the last row has 2 images. This is done this way so that the images always stack up.

    The column settings in Theme Options actually control the post archive pages layout (like the blog page). These settings let you switch between different options that you can see in the “Layouts” menu here.

    Kind regards,
    Paul.

    in reply to: Change size of video embedds #896
    Paul
    Keymaster

    I see. Please send your WP Admin credentials to pavel@mauer.co, and I’ll take a closer look. Thank you.

    in reply to: Change size of video embedds #893
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello James,

    I see what you mean. And I will be happy to help you with that. However, there’s one thing I don’t get. You are saying that now your embedded videos are as big as the featured images. But they shouldn’t be. They should actually be as wide as the text column (and the height should be calculated based on the aspect ratio). See the videos embedded here: Responsive Video Embeds

    Can you please post a link to the page where you’re seeing your videos as big as the featured image?

    Also, how do you actually place your videos on the page? Do you use the <iframe> tag, a plugin, or do you just paste the URLs of the videos into the content field (that’s what I do to achieve what you see in the link above).

    Paul

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 1 month ago by Paul.
    in reply to: Galleries + Portfolio Not Functioning #891
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Heather,

    The issue was caused by the incorrect setup of the custom permalink structure:

    I switched it to ‘Post name’ (the same as the one used in the demo). If you want to use a custom permalink setup, make sure to provide a code that has no errors in it.

    If you don’t see the changes right away, please try clearing your browser cache.

    Also, I do not recommend using Jetpack’s Photon Module. It’s not that fast and often causes glitches.

    Best Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Change portfolio "slug" #888
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Henrik,

    That’s right, you can modify these slugs by changing two lines in the mauer-bild-portfolio.php file found in your ‘plugins/mauer-bild-portfolio’ folder. This can’t be achieved through the admin interface.

    The lines are 53 and 83. See screenshot:

    After you make changes to the slugs, please go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Permalinks’ in your Admin Panel and click the ‘Save changes’ button there. This will flush the permalinks, and the new addresses will start working.

    This way of changing the slugs if update-proof. So you can update the Bild theme, and the slugs will continue to work.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Galleries + Portfolio Not Functioning #885
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Heather,

    The theme does not require any updates to function as advertised in the demo. And the version of the theme released on ThemeForest has been thoroughly tested.

    There is a problem with improper configuration of WP/Theme in your particular setup that is causing the links to have '\ added in the middle, which, in turn, causes circular redirect.
    Please send your WP Admin credentials to pavel@mauer.co, so I could take a look into the issue. Thank you.

    Paul

    in reply to: Homepage Logo #882
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Heather,

    If you’ve followed the installation steps in the User Guide, then you now have a ‘Theme Options’ item in your WordPress Admin Panel. If you go to Theme Options > General you will see a field called ‘Text logo’. That’s the field you’re looking for to put your initials into.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    P.S.
    In case you don’t know where to find the User Guide: Go to https://themeforest.net/downloads. Find the theme and click ‘Download’ > ‘All files & documentation’. Download and unpack the zip file. The User Guide will be in the ‘Documentation’ folder.

    in reply to: Footer #881
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Heather,

    If you’ve followed the installation steps in the User Guide, then you now have a ‘Theme Options’ item in your WordPress Admin Panel. If you go to Theme Options > General you will see the fields that control the footer, they are:
    Copyright text; Footer social icons; Year in the copyright; Copyright year.

    Please see screenshot:

    These fields have small explainer texts under them that tell how to use them. When you are done, click ‘Update’.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    P.S.
    In case you don’t know where to find the User Guide: Go to https://themeforest.net/downloads. Find the theme and click ‘Download’ > ‘All files & documentation’. Download and unpack the zip file. The User Guide will be in the ‘Documentation’ folder.

    in reply to: Portfolio #873
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Louise,

    Yes, if currently you have all the plugins installed and activated, it makes sense to try import the demo content again. If it fails, please copy the error message and post it here.

    And as for creating a Portfolio page manually, I can see that you’ve actually created a blog post type archive and put it on the menu under the Portfolio label. If you want to create a portfolio projects archive (like this one), please do this instead:

    In your Admin Panel go to Pages > Add new. Set the Template of the page to “Portfolio Archive” (see screenshot). And publish the page.

    Now this page will have all the projects you create in Admin Panel > Portfolio. And you can add it to the menu in a regular WP fashion.

    Paul

    in reply to: Portfolio #867
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Louise,

    Did you follow the user guide and install/activate the recommended plugins before importing the demo content?

    Paul

    in reply to: Small enhancements – how to change #865
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Ferdinand,

    I’m glad to know you managed to achieve the menu behavior you wanted. I offered you a solution based on JavaScript, and you used one based on CSS. Both work fine. I’ve tested the JS solution before posting it, and it worked. I guess you may have pasted it as CSS code or incompletely — that’s why it did not work out for you. Anyway, I’m glad to know you came up with a working CSS solution.

    Thank you for using Storyteller. I would really appreciate if you could rate the theme (or the support) on ThemeForest. This really helps a lot.

    Best,
    Paul.

    in reply to: "About" section text cut off by widget area #864
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Lindsay,

    As of now, I don’t see the footer overlapping the content area with Jetpack activated.

    And also I see you use caching.

    So what I assume has happened is the following:
    It’s whether one of the plugins caused the error or a code customization. Then the site got cached. Then you started deactivating the plugins to track down the issue. However you did not reset the cache, and the changes were not taking effect immediately. And most probably it was not Jetpack that was causing the problem (it’s not creating issues in the demo). It was just that the moment you turned off Jetpack, your cache got updated. And you thought that was the reason. However that was a coincidence.

    So just remember that when you are doing something with the code, your site continues to serve the old code (from local cache or CDN) for some time unless you update the cache manually. It is a good idea to turn off caching completely before making code modifications, and turn caching back on and make sure to reset (purge) it once you’re finished.

    As of now I see no issues with the footer overlapping the content area. If you experience them again, make sure there’s no caching going on before troubleshooting.

    As for hyphenation, it is performed by the browser in which the site is viewed. Moreover, different browsers hyphenate differently. And I’m totally with you on that — sometimes the hyphenation that they perform does not look very good. The quality of the hyphenation can also be affected by the language that the site uses. You can turn off hyphenation site-wide by adding the following CSS code. BTW, I would advise to keep all your custom CSS in one place (now you have some in ‘Appearance’ > ‘Edit CSS’, and some in ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’). The code is:

    body {
    	-webkit-hyphens: none;
    	-moz-hyphens: none;
    	hyphens: none;
    }

    Again, to see this code work, be sure that you are not being served a cached version of your website.

    The galleries. Yes, as you’ve written in your email they are controlled by the native WP Gallery interface. You can add them to whether pages or posts. And then you can place those on the menu.

    The ACF PRO plugin. This plugin handles theme settings, and it’s really important for the theme. You can not update the plugin on your own because the ACF PRO license does not allow that if you got a copy of the plugin as part of a theme (you’d need to directly buy a license for ACF PRO to be able to update it).

    I update the version of ACF PRO bundled with the theme with every theme update — which usually happens every several months.

    The changes in the latest version of the ACF PRO are really minor and don’t affect the performance of the theme in any way. So if you ask me, it actually does not seem to be worth the hassle.

    However, if you still want to have the latest version of ACF Pro in your theme, please drop me an email at pavel@mauer.co and I’ll send you a zip to install.

    Best,
    Paul

    in reply to: How to edit homepage look #857
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Ondrej,

    To have a different number of posts on your home page you can use the following code:

    function change_number_of_posts_on_home_page( $query ) {
    		if ( $query->is_home() && $query->is_main_query() ) {
    				$query->set( 'posts_per_page', 3 );
    		}
    }
    add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'change_number_of_posts_on_home_page' );

    You can change the number 3 there to anything you like. All the other archive pages will display the number of posts you set in Settings > Reading in your Admin Panel. And the front page (if it’s set to display your latest posts), will have the number you set in this code.

    It’s a good idea to place this code in a plugin/child theme — this way you won’t have to add this code again after each theme update. However it will also work if you place it in the functions.php of Storyteller (at the very end, just above the ‘?>’).

    As for the Big latest image being shifted, please post a link to your website so I could take a look at the issue.

    Thank you,

    Paul

    in reply to: "About" section text cut off by widget area #856
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Lushinn,

    Yes, it’s Jetpack that provides the email subscription in the demo. And also it powers the tags that provide a page picture to Facebook when you post a link there. So Jetpack is pretty useful.

    Actually, the demo has Jetpack running and at the same time does not have a problem with overlapping footer.

    If you want, you can send me your WP Admin credentials over to pavel@mauer.co (let me know here after you do) and I can take a look and try to see what is causing this behavior in your particular setup.

    Paul

    in reply to: Related projects #855
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Timo,

    Please see my reply about this and the other customizations you request in theme comments. See the reply to your message from March 29th there.

    Best,
    Paul

    in reply to: Fresh install // pages not loading #851
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Oh, I’m sorry. Please mail it to pavel@mauer.co

    in reply to: Small enhancements – how to change #850
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Ferdinand,

    1.
    The menu in this theme runs on Bootstrap framework. You can have the submenu shown on parent menu hover in Bootstrap by using the following jQuery code:

    $(document).ready(function() { 
      var navbarToggle = '.navbar-toggle';
      $('.dropdown, .dropup').each(function() {
        var dropdown = $(this),
            dropdownToggle = $('[data-toggle="dropdown"]', dropdown),
            dropdownHoverAll = dropdownToggle.data('dropdown-hover-all') || false;
        dropdown.hover(function(){
          var notMobileMenu = $(navbarToggle).size() > 0 && $(navbarToggle).css('display') === 'none';
          if ((dropdownHoverAll == true || (dropdownHoverAll == false && notMobileMenu))) { 
            dropdownToggle.trigger('click');
          }
        })
      });
    });

    You can add this code to your website by using this plugin. Once you install and activate the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to Appearance > Custom JavaScript. Paste the code. And click ‘Save & Publish’.

    2.
    You can achieve that by adding the following CSS code:

    body.page-template-default .entry-full .entry-title {
    	color: #242a33;
    	font-size: 4.2rem;
    	line-height: 1.5em;
    	letter-spacing: .2em;
    	margin-top: 9.3rem;
    }
    
    @media (min-width: 500px) and (max-width: 991px) {
    	body.page-template-default .entry-full .entry-title {font-size: 3.6rem;}
    }
    
    @media (max-width: 499px) { 
    	body.page-template-default .entry-full .entry-title {font-size: 2.3rem;}
    }
    
    body.page-template-default .entry-full .entry-thumb {
    	height: 21.3rem;
    	background-image:none!important;
    }
    
    body.page-template-default .entry-full .entry-thumb-overlay {
    	display: none;
    }

    Insert it by using the same plugin. Only this time you want to go to Appearance > Custom CSS. Paste the code. And click ‘Save & Publish’.

    5.
    This text is contained in one of the content-….php files in your installation — depending on the layout you are using. You seem to be currently using the Masonry layout. So the text is in the content-masonry.php layout. Around line 121.

    Please mind that if you just delete it from there, you also won’t have any text in other cases of empty queries (like when the search returns nothing, an empty tag or date archive is displayed, etc.)

    To remove this text only from empty category archives, please replace this line:
    <p class="text-center"><?php esc_html_e('Sorry, no posts matched your criteria', 'mauer-storyteller'); ?></p>
    with this one:
    <p class="text-center"><?php if (!is_category()) {esc_html_e('Sorry, no posts matched your criteria', 'mauer-storyteller');} else {esc_html_e('Empty category', 'mauer-storyteller');} ?></p>

    You can change the ‘Empty category’ text to anything you want, including an empty string.

    Please mind that this change will be overwritten if you update the Storyteller theme, unless you make it in a child theme.

    Thank you for using Storyteller. If you enjoy the theme, I would be very grateful if you could rate it 5 stars on ThemeForest. This takes a moment and helps a lot. Thank you.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Fresh install // pages not loading #847
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi HC,

    Let me take a look a this. Please send the credentials to (wrong address here). Thank you.

    Paul

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 1 month ago by Paul.
    in reply to: Need 2 portfolio and 2 galleries #842
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Timo,

    Sorry for late reply. I needed to do some research. And here is the solution I have for you:

    Addressing that some images are looking good being cut and some are not, you can actually control with the Post Thumbnail Editor plugin.

    With this plugin you can specify the area of a bigger picture which goes to the cut version. Pretty similar to what you do when you upload a profile pic to Facebook.

    The image sizes that are used by the gallery previews are the following:

    mauer_thumb_7 — big thumb
    mauer_thumb_8 — half-size thumb

    So by resizing these thumbs of the images you have in your galleries with the mentioned plugin you can control what part of the bigger image is displayed in the gallery preview.

    However, you still need to use bigger images! Without that your images won’t cover the area of the preview, and it all will look messy.

    Also, please mind that if after resizing the thumbs with the mentioned plugin, you’ll do some sort o automatic thumbs regeneration, your images will get overwritten. So just remember about that.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Stretched Images / Logo when rotating mobile device #841
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello, Lukas.

    I don’t recommend using Photon due to a number of reasons. One of them being that RoyalSlider which is powering galleries in this theme does not play with Photon very well.

    However I’ll address this issue in one of the future updates.

    Paul

    in reply to: Add posts grid to new page #840
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi James,

    Can you please elaborate on what you need that for? I mean what else would you want on that page? Do you want to manually pick the posts you want to display there, etc.? Please describe the use case you’re trying to realize.

    Storyteller is a blogging theme, so it will display post archives on any post archive page (like Tag archive, gallery archive, date archive). This is basically how WordPress works.

    Paul

    in reply to: Change width of blog post feature image #839
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi James,

    This can not be properly done with only CSS. This would require some custom html/php coding as currently the image is inside of the Bootstrap’s .container > .row > .col-* structure. You’d need to take it out of there to achieve what you want. Also you’d need to register a new thumbnail image size and use it for the stretched image. And then probably use some JavaScript to control the height of this image (preferably displayed as a container background) at high widths (the aspect ratio of a full-width image that looks good on a 1280×800 display is different from the aspect ratio that will look good on a 2560x144s display).

    Please mind that customizations are not part of support according to ThemeForest Policy. You could hire an expert at Codeable.io or a similar service to do that for you.

    Paul

    in reply to: "About" section text cut off by widget area #838
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Lushinn,

    If you take a look at the original ‘not found’ page (http://storyteller.mauer.co/aDAdddsa) and the ‘not found’ page on your website (http://www.why-detroit.com/about-me/), you can see they behave differently. The original one does not have any overlapping issues.

    I can also see that the code on your page is different from the code found in the original theme: Here is an example of a code difference.

    So basically what I’m saying is: something’s modifying that code (probably some JS script). I would suggest to try turning off the plugins you’ve installed one by one — and see if it’s some of them that’s causing the issue.

    Paul

    in reply to: How to edit homepage look #835
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Ondrej,

    What you can do to not have the blog first post on the front page is use one of the layouts that do not have it. For instance, your front page could look like this, or like this.

    This is controlled in Theme Options which are found in your Admin Panel (see the checkbox on the right):

    You can also create a new page (not a post) and set it as the front page. There you can just link to categories or create the social feeds with some sort of a plugin. So this way you would have your front page display categories/social feeds. However this may turn out to be much harder in terms of making this whole thing look good.

    You could also create a separate template for the tiled categories that you described. However that would require custom development. Please mind that customizations are not part of the support according to official ThemeForest policy. I could do that for you outside the support at my regular rate.

    However, if you ask me, I’d say that it’s good when a user comes to your blog from time to time and they see something new at the top (new posts) instead of a static list of categories that is always the same. Also, a catchy blog post heading can generally exist. And a catchy list of categories seems to be much harder to imagine.

    Kind regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #827
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Thank you for sharing the website.
    Looking good. I really like the color scheme you’ve used and the way black and white photos play with it!
    : )

    in reply to: Stretched Images / Logo when rotating mobile device #826
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    Are you using Photon?
    Can you please post a link to your website, so I could take a look at this issue.

    Thank you.

    in reply to: Need 2 portfolio and 2 galleries #820
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Timo,

    The theme generally requires larger images (for covers, galleries, etc.) and they also look sharper and more visually appealing. So, if you ask me, it totally makes sense to use larger images (preferably, larger than 2100px wide as the largest image size the theme uses is 2100x2100px, soft-cropped).

    If you want to have the behavior of the galleries customized, I would suggest contracting an expert on codeable.io to customize the theme for you. Please note that according to the official ThemeForest support policy customizations aren’t included into the support. I usually provide small customizations here if its something quick and simple, however the customization you are describing would require to put in a quite substantial amount of time.

    Paul

    in reply to: Need 2 portfolio and 2 galleries #818
    Paul
    Keymaster

    The area for the images is 1060 pixels wide. So when you are using images that are 950px wide, they just don’t fill the area.

    I’d advise using bigger images.

    in reply to: Need 2 portfolio and 2 galleries #816
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Timo,

    This is not actually a masonry gallery, however I see what you mean. The issue you are having is most likely caused by using the images too small to fill the area. For instance, what is the original size of the image with the fire hoses (in pixels)?

    Paul
    Keymaster

    Let me take a look at it, and we’ll figure it out : )

    in reply to: Troubles with WPML #810
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are very welcome!

    If you could spare a moment and rate the theme (or the support) on ThemeForest, I’d be really grateful. This helps a lot. Thank you.

    in reply to: Need 2 portfolio and 2 galleries #807
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Timo,

    If I correctly understand what you want to achieve, you can have it by assigning ‘Video’ and ‘Photo’ categories to your projects and then putting them on the menu as sub-items (see screenshot below). Speaking in WordPress terms, these would be two category archives of the ‘project’ custom post type — both added to the menu as sub-items.

    And you can do the same with the Galleries.

    As for having these archives displayed in different styles, the style is controlled by the mauer_get_layout_setting function. You can create a custom version of it in a child theme and make it return different layouts based on the ID of the category, the archive of which is being displayed. Speaking of the demo, it achieves this in a different way: by adding ?demo_layout=grid or ?demo_layout=masonry url parameters.

    Please mind that the demo does not have 2 galleries and 2 portfolios. These are just 2 different layouts of the gallery archive and 2 different layouts of the portfolio archive (regular grid and masonry). The content in them is absolutely the same. The demo just shows the layout options. But then the user is supposed to choose one of them. So to achieve what you are looking for using the best WP practices, I would suggest you use the solution with the category archives that was laid out above.

    If you don’t feel comfortable with customizing WP themes, please consider contracting an expert on codeable.io to do that for you. Please note that according to the official ThemeForest support policy customizations aren’t included into the support.

    Thank you.

    Paul

    in reply to: Troubles with WPML #802
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Axel,

    This is an updated reply to your question. Please see the solution below.


    Disclaimer:
    This theme is not declared to be WPML-ready. It is declared to be just translatable (via language files). WPML compatibility is not advertised anywhere (including the “Compatible with…” field on ThemeForest). This theme has not been tested to work with WPML.

    I have installed WPML on a website running Bild and I managed to make the Espanol and the English versions of my test website look the same. Here is how to do it:

    In your Admin Panel go to ‘WPML’ > ‘Translation Options’ and apply the following settings:

    Then copy all the settings from your default language to your secondary language.

    So, for instance, set the switcher in your Admin panel into English (your secondary language):

    Go to Theme Options and just use the same theme options you were using for Espanol (e.g. set the custom logo image, the colors and the fonts, etc.)

    Same goes for the front page. You will need to create a translation of your Espanol custom front page and then go to Settings > Reading (while having the main switcher set to English) and just set this page as the front page. So you basically need to recreate the website and its settings in your second language.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Quentin,

    Regarding the masonry layout not working as it is supposed to, it is working perfectly in the demo. Which means that if you use the same code as the demo, it will work. However it seems like you might have modified something that caused it to behave the way you are describing. If you could post your website to a hosting, I could take a look at it and try to track down the reason for you.

    Paul

    in reply to: "About" section text cut off by widget area #797
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Lushinn,

    Please remove the CSS code you inserted, and see if the problem persists.

    Thank you.

    in reply to: change site title font? #796
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are very welcome!

    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Quentin,

    Can you please provide a link, so I could take a closer look into the issue?

    Thank you.

    in reply to: "About" section text cut off by widget area #786
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Lushinn,

    Can you please post a link to your website, so I could dig into the issue?

    Are you still using that custom CSS code you were trying to modify the footer with?

    Paul

    in reply to: change site title font? #785
    Paul
    Keymaster

    I’m not sure I understand what exact part you want to remove. If you are talking about the copyright text, it can be modified through Theme Options and does not have to say “Mauer Themes”.

    Please write what exactly you want to remove (copyright area, the whole footer, or smth else), and I’ll post a solution. Thank you

    Paul

    in reply to: all images displaying darker than originals #784
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are very welcome. You totally got the idea behind my themes — I try to keep them really simple and non-bloated.

    If you like the theme (or the support), please don’t hesitate to rate it on ThemeForest. This literally takes a moment and helps a lot.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Projects and Galleries on the same page #783
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Thibaut,

    There is no such option out-of-the-box. However it is not very hard to do. This would require creating a child theme with a new template file that performs a custom query for both the ‘project’ and ‘gallery’ post types. I’d recommend contracting a WP expert on codeable.io to do that. Their guys are very good. Please mind that this is theme customization, and is not part of the support according to official ThemeForest policy.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #782
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Patukka,

    To change the url part from ‘proj’ to ‘projektit’, you need to edit the ‘mauer-bild-portfolio’ plugin that came with the theme — it is now installed in your plugins folder.

    Please open the following file: wp-content/plugins/mauer-bild-portfolio/mauer-bild-portfolio.php.
    Go to line 53 and change ‘proj’ to ‘projektit’. Should look like this:

    After you make this change, please go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Permalinks’ in your Admin Panel and click the ‘Save changes’ button there. This will flush the permalinks and the new addresses will start working.

    Also, just in case you’d like to turn off the comments site-wide, you can go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Discussion’ and uncheck the ‘Allow people to post comments on new articles’ checkbox.

    If you like the theme (or the support), please don’t hesitate to rate it on ThemeForest. This literally takes a moment and helps a lot.

    Paul

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #774
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are welcome.

    I’m curious what design decisions you will come to : )

    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Quentin,

    1. This theme does not provide controls for changing the number of columns. The Gallery and Portfolio archives always have 3 columns, and portfolio projects — 1 column. I’m not really sure about what you mean by saying you have one column with huge thumbnails. There actually should be 3 (like here). Can you please provide a link, so I can check if there are some errors in your setup? Thank you. 


    2. If you select to display a gallery as the front page, only one gallery can be chosen. If you want to display more than one gallery, please choose to display ‘Galleries Archive’ in you custom front page settings. See screenshot:

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Google AdSense #771
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are welcome.

    Paul

    in reply to: Google AdSense #767
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Lana,

    It’s great to know you like the Essentialist : )

    As for Google AdSense, you can tweak the looks of their ads to a certain degree (especially the text ad blocks). However not much. So yes, adding AdSense to a website running the Essentialist theme will affect it as it would affect any other website — not in a very appealing way. Please mind that the Essentialist does not come with AdSense support out-of-the-box, so you might want to contract a WP expert to include the ads (e.g. on codeable.io).

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: change site title font? #766
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Actually I guess, for a non-coder it would be easier to make a custom image and use it as a logo.
    However, if you tell me the name of the font you would like to use, I might come up with a quick customization solution.

    in reply to: all images displaying darker than originals #765
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Lushin,

    The theme is putting dimming overlay on the cover images of single posts (like the one on the screenshot below) — to make the white text on them more distinguishable.

    And that is the only situation in which the theme dims the images. Images are not darkened in any other places.

    If you would like to change this overlay, you can install one of the custom CSS plugins (e.g. this one) and use the following CSS code:

    .entry-full .entry-thumb-overlay {
    	background: #353344;
    	opacity: 0.52;
    	-ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=52)";
    	-moz-opacity: 0.52;
    	-khtml-opacity: 0.52;
    }

    Just change the opacity of ’52’ (all the 4 of them) and the ‘#353344’ color to the values of your liking. Or use this code to completely remove the overlay:

    .entry-full .entry-thumb-overlay {
    	display: none;
    }

    Here are more detailed instructions on how to add custom CSS:

    To install a plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add New’. There you can just type the name of the plugin (Simple Custom CSS) in the search field. See screenshot:

    Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’, paste the above code (the one you chose) and save.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #759
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi

    Adding pictures without the gallery and making them the width of the cover image has a major caveat — they’ll be very high, because they wouldn’t be cropped as they are in gallery thumbs. So for instance, the vertical photo of the bass player would be 1487 px wide and 1983(!) px high. So you would actually never see it fully — just parts of it while you scroll. And there is no easy way to bring this customization due to WP’s TinyMCE markup. If you want it, you could contract an expert at codeable.io to do that for you. Please mind that customizations aren’t included into support according to official ThemeForest rules.

    I would say it’s best to go with the galleries the way they are out-of-the-box and to tweak the thumbnails layout by controlling the number of pictures and by experimenting with reordering images inside a gallery. And not to disable the lightbox — because it lets people see your images in their actual proportions.

    Paul

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #756
    Paul
    Keymaster

    As for the margin after each gallery — this is actually done on purpose. So that if you have some elements after the gallery (for example, a paragraph of text) they have some air above (like here). This is just the regular paradigm of making margins after paragraphs (think of a gallery as of a sort of a paragraph).

    The following CSS would make it so that when one [gallery] shortcode is directly followed by another [gallery] shortcode, there is no space between them.

    .mauer-pswp-gallery-wrapper + .mauer-pswp-gallery-wrapper {
    	margin-top: -6.2rem;
    	padding-top: 0;
    }

    You can insert custom CSS with this plugin. Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’, paste the above code and save.

    However, I would say this solution may be disorienting, because these galleries would still have separate lightboxes.

    I guess you want to have better control of which pictures are displayed as full-width thumbs and which are displayed as 1/2-wide thumbs. In this case you may find the following useful. This is the rule that the website uses to show gallery thumbnails:

    1 -> 1
    2 -> 11
    3 -> 12
    4 -> 121
    5 -> 212
    6 -> 1221
    7 -> 2122
    8 -> 12212
    9 -> 121221
    10 -> 212212
    11 -> 1212212
    12 -> 12122121
    13 -> 21212212
    14 -> 121221212
    15 -> 1212212121
    16 -> 1212212212
    (and then it just repeats itself).

    Here is an example: 4 -> 121
    So if you have 4 images in a gallery it will be displayed as: a row of 1, a row of 2, a row of 1.
    Maybe you will find it a better option to tweak the thumbnails layout by controlling the number of pictures in each project’s gallery.

    Another idea would be to insert a few lines of text in between galleries, so it won’t be strange to have them running in separate lightboxes.

    Kind Regards,

    Paul

    P.S.
    I love the colors that you’re using.

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #755
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Patukka,

    To make the portfolio project images as wide as the the portfolio project cover image, you need to make the following modifications laid out below. If you know how to create child themes, it’s better to make these modifications in a child theme (this way they won’t get overwritten next time you update the theme).

    First.
    The adjustPSWPWidth() JS function. Located in js/general.js file in your theme folder around line 300. Change it to this:

    function adjustPSWPWidth() {
    	$(".entry-full .mauer-pswp-gallery-wrapper").each(function(i, element) {
    
    		if (!$('.widgetized-area').length) {
    			$(element).width($('.top-stripe-holder').width());
    			$(element).css({
    				position: "relative",
    				left: ($(element).parent().width()/2) - ($(element).width()/2)
    			});
    		}
    
    	});
    }

    Second.
    The mauer_add_image_sizes() PHP function Located in functions.php file in your theme folder around line 178. Change it to this:

    	function mauer_add_image_sizes() {
    		// Most image sizes are upscaled - for better sharpness.
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_1",  900,	 900, TRUE); 	// portfolio and gallery grid archive thumbs, 'about me' widget portrait
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_2",  900,	 900, FALSE); // portfolio and gallery masonry archive thumbs
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_3", 1042,	 590, TRUE); 	// blog post thumbs (in feed)
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_4",  692,	 478, TRUE); 	// related blog posts thumbs, related projects thumbs
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_5", 2100,	2100, FALSE); // gallery images
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_6", 2100,  910, TRUE); 	// page, project and post covers
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_7", 1440, 1072, TRUE); 	// PhotoSwipe gallery big thumb
    		add_image_size("mauer_thumb_8",  720,  536, TRUE); 	// PhotoSwipe gallery half-size thumb
    	}

    Third.
    Regenerate your thumbnails. For that please install one of the thumbnail regeneration plugins (e.g. this one). After you activate it, in your Admin Panel go to ‘Tools’ > ‘Regen. Thumbnails’, click ‘Regenerate All Thumbnails’ button and wait till the process finishes.

    Paul

    in reply to: Social profiles icons #754
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello

    Glad to know you’ve figured it out.

    If you enjoy the theme, please don’t hesitate to rate it on ThemeForest. This literally takes a minute and helps a lot.

    Thank you for using Essentialist.

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #749
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Can you please elaborate on that? So the page would look just the same, but without the side borders? So the logo would touch the left side of the screen? Or do you actually mean the actual lightbox (this view)?

    As far as your current explanation is concerned, I’m not sure I understand what you mean.

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #745
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Excuse me, I’m still not getting it.
    Can you post a link to a page from which you want to delete the right and left borders?

    in reply to: Portfolio pictures to full screen pictures #743
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Patukka,

    The Downloads section of ThemeForest always displays the latest version of a theme. The current version of the Bild theme is 1.1. To update the version that you use on your site, please go to your Admin Panel > Themes, delete the old version and install the new one.

    As for the images in Portfolio, can you please explain it in a bit more detail. Do I get it right that you want the enlarged pictures to be cropped to match the fullscreen? For instance, if you clicked the tram picture here, you would see it fullscreen rather than displayed in its actual proportions? Do I get it right?

    Thank you for using Bild.

    Paul

    in reply to: Font for Site Title #740
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Jack!

    The font of the site title (with which ‘John Storyteller’ is written) is called Yellowtail. It is available from Google Fonts.

    If you enjoy the theme, please don’t hesitate to rate it on ThemeForest. This literally takes a minute and helps a lot.

    Thank you for using Storyteller.

    in reply to: Many questions for you guys ! #739
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Quentin,

    To remove the arrows from the front page gallery you can install one of the custom CSS plugins (e.g. this one) and use the following CSS code:

    .gallery-front-page .rsArrow {
    	display: none!important;
    }
    
    .gallery-front-page .rsFullscreen .rsArrow {
    	display: block!important;
    }

    Please mind that you are asking for theme customizations, and they are not part of the support according to official ThemeForest policy. Unlike the customization with the arrows, the other three things you’re asking, don’t have a quick solution. For them I recommend you contract an expert on codeable.io. A lot of their guys specialize in theme customization tasks.

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Categories menu not showing up on my Portfolio or Galleries #735
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Robert,

    I’ve replied to you via email (info@…).

    in reply to: Post Type Option Missing #733
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    I guess you mean post formats (like chat, gallery, link, image, quote), not post types.

    This theme does not provide dedicated layouts for post formats so there is no such option in the interface.

    in reply to: Categories menu not showing up on my Portfolio or Galleries #730
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Ok, I think I figured it out. You are not seeing those menus probably because you are using the custom front page template for gallery and portfolio archives, and there in custom front pages’ settings you have them disabled (which overrides the global setting in Theme Options). Custom front page template is intended for the front page and not for creating archives. Basically you are supposed to have one front page — so just one page with that template assigned. I recommend you switch your gallery archive and portfolio archive pages to respective page templates. You’ll see a layout similar to the following (with filters): http://mbl-arch.com/gal.

    Also, please don’t use multi-level categories, as this theme’s minimalist filter menus are actually intended for non-hierarchical gallery and portfolio categories.

    One more thing, frankly speaking, the way you inter-link projects and galleries goes against all that I know about usability and good user experience. It took me a while to understand how to use this website the way you organized it. I suggest you use the galleries that are opened in lightboxes right on the project page (e.g. try clicking an image here http://bild.mauer.co/proj/interiors). They can easily be closed to return to the project description, instead of finding oneself in a completely different place with no actual direction on how to get where you were before you clicked the picture. It’s like being in an exhibition room, picking up a catalogue to browse it and immediately finding yourself having been teleported to a different room in a different part of the building with no instructions on how to get back. What I’m suggesting is staying in that very same room when you close the catalogue. If you don’t like how the images are collaged or the black background of the lightbox, you could customize them in php and css. Also, I believe doing this will make the menu and overall navigation much simpler.

    If you don’t feel fluent with WordPress and implementing the solutions I’ve laid out above, I can consult you over Skype at my regular rate, help you assemble the website and bring the mentioned customizations (not part of the regular support package according to the official ThemeForest policy).

    Kind Regards,
    Paul

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 2 months ago by Paul.
    in reply to: Categories menu not showing up on my Portfolio or Galleries #729
    Paul
    Keymaster
    in reply to: Categories menu not showing up on my Portfolio or Galleries #724
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    Can you please go to Theme Options > General, scroll down to the bottom and make a screenshot (smth similar to this)?

    Also, please go to Portfolio categories in your Admin Panel and make a screenshot (smth similar to this).

    Do I understand it right that you plan to use Portfolio projects for Architecture and Galleries for Urban design?

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 2 months ago by Paul.
    in reply to: Google fonts #712
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Axel,
    No worries, I’m glad to help.

    So I’ve tested Bild with Oswald, and it seems to be working just fine.

    Here is what I’m seeing:

    And here are my settings:

    Can you please make sure that you are typing Oswald with no arbitrary symbols from other languages, etc.?

    Also, if you could try to use it on http://www.grambarcelona.com/teresaestape now and let me know, I could take a look at the code that the browser is receiving, and that could provide a clue.

    Paul

    in reply to: Submenu of categories #708
    Paul
    Keymaster

    I think I would do it the same way you did.

    in reply to: Problems with the portfolio's images #704
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Great to know that : )

    Just to clear up:

    Each time you upload an image to WordPress a number of different-sized versions (‘thumbnails’) of it get created, and a number of database entries are added — carrying the URLs of the thumbnails, their dimensions, etc.

    However something went wrong when you were adding images. It may be that you did not wait for WP to do its job and left the page early, or it may be that the ImageMagick library that resizes the images is not properly configured on your server, or that the server is not capable enough to have ImageMagick running in several threads (see further). Anyway, the thumbnails did not get created and the database records did not get added. So when the gallery component of the theme was asking WordPress database about the dimensions of the full big thumbnails, it got replies of 0x0 px. And so it was not showing anything.

    What you did with the plugin is you forced WordPress to do the job over again.

    I advise to add the following line of code to the beginning of your .htaccess file:
    SetEnv MAGICK_THREAD_LIMIT 1

    This will limit the number of threads that ImageMagick can run in. And if the reason of the issue was the last of the ones that I laid out above, this will probably solve it.

    ——
    If you like the theme (or the support), please rate it on ThemeForest. This takes a moment and really helps a lot. Thank you.

    Best Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Problems with the portfolio's images #701
    Paul
    Keymaster

    1. Please use this plugin instead — Regenerate Thumbnails. After you activate it, in your Admin Panel go to ‘Tools’ > ‘Regen. Thumbnails’, click ‘Regenerate All Thumbnails’ button and wait till the process finishes.

    2. I see.

    3. Can you please elaborate on this: “I’ve done changes to the code but just to the sizes of the types and I’ve changed the types”.
    The types of what do you mean and how did you change them?

    in reply to: Problems with the portfolio's images #699
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi aXeL,

    I downloaded a couple of images from your site and tried uploading them to a test site running Bild. The images (including this one) are showing fine when enlarged. So the cause of the issue is most likely something specific to your environment. Please do the following:

    1. Install this plugin – Force Regenerate Thumbnails. After you activate it, in your Admin Panel go to ‘Tools’ > ‘Force Regenerate Thumbnails’, click ‘Regenerate All Thumbnails’ button and wait till the process finishes.

    2. Post here the names of all the plugins that you are using.

    3. Let me know if you made any changes to the code of the theme.

    Please post here when you do this. Thank you.

    Paul

    in reply to: I i Capital İ #697
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are welcome.
    Thank you for using Bild.

    in reply to: I i Capital İ #694
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Onur,

    The “İ” symbol appears instead of “I” in the words that have been made uppercase by the website (with ‘text-transform: uppercase’ CSS rule) when the site language is set to Turkish.

    Here is a fix:

    Type words that will be displayed in uppercase in actual uppercase in your Admin Panel. For instance, here is how you would name the Advertising gallery in the Admin Panel (see screenshot). Please mind that the slugs of the categories don’t need to be typed in uppercase. I advise keeping them lowercase:

    Another thing:

    Turkish-specific characters like ğ are now displayed incorrectly on your website (they are substituted by a different font). I have emailed you a zip with a version of the font that supports Turkish characters. To install it:
    1. Copy the zip into mauer-bild/fonts.
    2. Delete the HKGrotesk folder.
    3. Unpack the zip.

    Basically this will do the following:

    Also, please see your About me & Contact page. Seems like you may have accidentally put ‘Contact:’ after the actual contact form.

    ——
    If you like the theme (or the support), please rate it on ThemeForest. This only takes a moment and helps a lot. Thank you.

    Best Regards,
    Paul

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 2 months ago by Paul.
    in reply to: Front page gallery on chrome #686
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Farouq,

    Chrome generally performs worse when handling animations than Safari. Especially due to the fact that it “eats” a lot of memory — and smooth animations require significant resources.

    The slider that is used in the theme (RoyalSlider) is considered to be one of the best in the industry and it is definitely doing a good job.

    So overall it is a browser issue. I am not able to offer a fix for this. As of now, at least.
    The good news is that it does not happen often — usually when Chrome has been running for a time long enough for its memory allocation caveats to show their effect.

    Best Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Logo / Menu #682
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Prongo,

    There is no out-of-the-box way to change the main menu into what you’ve described.

    If you’d like to have this done, I would recommend contracting an expert on codeable.io to perform this customization.

    Please note that according to the official ThemeForest support policy customizations aren’t included into the support.

    Best Regards,
    Paul

    in reply to: Do not show categories in Project #681
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Brendan,

    To be exact, the above code removes categories both from below-the-title-of-a-single-project and from the related projects section. To also remove categories from portfolio archive, please add the following line of css:

    .page-template-page-projects_archive .entry-cats {display: none;}

    So that the whole code looks like this:

    .portfolio-project-or-gallery.project-full .entry-cats {display: none;}
    .entry-full .entry-title.with-meta {margin: .6rem 0 .4rem;}
    
    .page-template-page-projects_archive .entry-cats {display: none;}

    Please note that you can also turn off the categories menu on portfolio archive pages in ‘Theme Options’.


    If you enjoy the theme (or the support), please rate it on ThemeForest. Thank you.

    Paul

    in reply to: Hamburger menu #667
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Farouq,

    You can center the hamburger menu with the following code:

    // center the hamburger
    
    function centerHamburgerAtHighResolutions() {
    	$('.top-stripe #menu-toggle').css('transition', 'none');
    	if ($(window).width() >= 800) {
    		var offset = $('.top-stripe .top-stripe-holder').width() / 2 - $('.top-stripe #menu-toggle').width() / 2;
    		$('.top-stripe #menu-toggle').css('position', 'relative').css('right', offset + 'px');
    	} else {
    		$('.top-stripe #menu-toggle').css('right', '0');
    	}
    }
    $(document).ready(function(){centerHamburgerAtHighResolutions();});
    $(window).resize(function(){centerHamburgerAtHighResolutions();});
    
    // end

    You can either use it in a child theme, or place it into js/general.js file in your theme folder. If you do the latter, be sure to include the code again if you update the theme.

    Here is where to insert the code in js/general.js — right after the “use strict” declaration in the beginning of the file (see screenshot):


    If you enjoy the theme (or the support), please rate it on ThemeForest. This takes a few moments and helps a lot. Thank you.

    Paul

    in reply to: Show Portfolio Menu on Home page #665
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Brendan,

    The out-of-the-box way to have Portfio / Gallery categories menu on the front page is to use Portfolio / Galleries archive as the front page. See “Assigning a custom front page” section of the User Guide.

    So basically your front page would look like this or like this.

    You could also customize the theme to show the categories menu on a gallery front page. For that I would recommend contracting an expert on codeable.io.

    Paul

    in reply to: Front Page Gallery #659
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Farouq,

    To hide the expand button from the front page gallery, you can install one of the custom CSS plugins (e.g. this one) and use the following CSS code:

    body.gallery-front-page .rsDefault .rsFullscreenBtn, 
    body.gallery-front-page .rsFullscreenIcn {
    	display: none;	
    }

    Here are more detailed instructions:

    To install a plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add New’. There you can just type the name of the plugin (Simple Custom CSS) in the search field. See screenshot:

    Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’, paste the above code and save.

    Paul

    in reply to: Responsive issue #656
    Paul
    Keymaster

    You are welcome =)

    in reply to: video embedding #652
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Michael,

    You can insert videos into portfolio projects, pages, and blog posts in the regular WP fashion — by simply pasting video URLs into the editor. The theme does not have its own video players — as we believe that YouTube’s and Vimeo’s video players are awesome.
    The videos are responsive and keep the aspect ratio that was given to them by the video hosting at any screen size.

    Please note that videos aren’t supported in galleries. They are supported in portfolio projects, pages, and blog posts.

    Here is an example page with YouTube and Vimeo videos inserted: Video embed example

    Thank you for your interest in Bild.

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 2 months ago by Paul.
    in reply to: Responsive issue #651
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Chris,

    To fix this behavior, you can install one of the custom CSS plugins (e.g. this one) and use the following CSS code:

    .mauer-pswp-gallery img {
    	width:auto!important;
    	height:auto!important;
    }
    
    .entry-thumb-wrapper img {
    	width: 100%!important;
    	height: auto!important;
    }

    Here are more detailed instructions:

    To install a plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add New’. There you can just type the name of the plugin (Simple Custom CSS) in the search field. See screenshot:

    Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’, paste the above code and save.

    This fix will be included in the next theme update, so when you update the theme, you can uninstall the plugin.


    If you enjoy the theme (or the support), please rate it on ThemeForest. This takes a few moments and helps a lot. Thank you.

    Paul

    P.S.
    By the way, images on your website seem to be working faster now that you have Photon switched off.

    in reply to: Responsive issue #645
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Chris,

    Having taken a quick look at it during the weekend, I can tell you that this behavior is caused by using an image CDN. I guess you are using Jetpack’s Photon module or a similar solution. As a temporary measure, I can offer you to turn off that module — before I come up with a better solution on Monday. I’ll post here.

    Thank you.

    in reply to: Do not show categories in Project #637
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Ok, I see.

    I would do that by creating another page with the Template of “Portfolio Archive” and then filtering the posts that it displays — excluding the ones that belong to a particular category (by ID). And vice versa for the ‘principle’ page. I believe this could be filtered through ‘pre_get_posts’. Another thing to take care of would be the categories menu at the top of the page.

    It’s best to do both these things in a child theme, so that you don’t get your modifications overwritten when updating the theme.

    This is a customization and thus it’s not covered by support according to the official ThemeForest support policy. I recommend contracting an expert at codeable.io to do that for you.

    in reply to: Do not show categories in Project #635
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Acudanetwork,

    If I got your question right, what you want to accomplish is remove the category info from single project pages. E.g. remove ‘Street Photography’ from underneath ‘Street Spirit’ here.

    To do that you can install one of the custom CSS plugins (e.g. this one) and use the following CSS code:

    .portfolio-project-or-gallery.project-full .entry-cats {display: none;}
    .entry-full .entry-title.with-meta {margin: .6rem 0 .4rem;}

    Here are more detailed instructions:

    To install a plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add New’. There you can just type the name of the plugin (Simple Custom CSS) in the search field. See screenshot:

    Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS, paste the above code and save.

    in reply to: Replace hamburger menu icon #634
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Oligaro,

    There is no out-of-the-box way to replace the hamburger menu with a line-style menu. To do that you would need to customize the code of the theme.

    Here is the info about front page variations and custom colors and fonts.
    And here is a screenshot of the theme’s general options.

    Overall, Bild is not intended to be highly customizable, so if you’re looking for a theme in which you can change lots of things, this one may turn out to be not exactly what you’re looking for. What this theme does well is letting you have your site look pretty close to the demo. And if you want to customize beyond that, you should do it with code.

    Thank you for your interest in Bild.

    in reply to: (how-to) customize gallery cover with text and pictures #629
    Paul
    Keymaster

    That certainly is a great way to look at it.
    Thank you!

    in reply to: Make Top-Level Menu Items Clickable #627
    Paul
    Keymaster

    As for the order in which the scripts are loaded, you can change it. Try controlling it by setting dependencies in wp_enqueue_script() and/or setting the priorities in add_action().

    As for the function you posted, I still think you need to override the wp_bootstrap_navwalker class in your child theme.

    If you’re not particularly sure if you have the skills to do that, you could contract an expert on Codeable.io to bring this customization to life. Please mind that customizations are not part of the support according to the official ThemeForest policy.

    in reply to: Make Top-Level Menu Items Clickable #624
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Johny.

    To customize this behavior you’d need to:
    1. Enqueue something similar in your child theme: http://bit.ly/2jCcL2Q
    2. Make sure the parent link has a href with the actual URL, not the hash (should probably dive into the wp_bootstrap_navwalker class).
    3. Use CSS to show dropdown on parent hover.

    Hope that helps.

    in reply to: (how-to) customize gallery cover with text and pictures #623
    Paul
    Keymaster

    So I guess the solution has worked out fine for you =)
    Cheers, Xermán!

    in reply to: demo content #621
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi,

    The ability to have ‘fit’-style galleries on the front page has been added to Bild version 1.1, with a number of other improvements. The new version should be available on ThemeForest in a few days. In the meantime, I have just sent you a copy of 1.1 via email. Just delete the old version, install the new one, and it will work.

    Thank you for using Bild.

    in reply to: (how-to) customize gallery cover with text and pictures #617
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Xermán,

    You are trying to remove the action too early in the WP sequence. Here is a similar issue being discussed on Stack Exchange: http://bit.ly/2iAFJli

    So what you need to do is get the priorities right. The following code should work ok from your child theme’s functions.php:

    function child_remove_parent_function() {
        remove_action('after_setup_theme', 'mauer_theme_setup');
    }
    add_action('after_setup_theme', 'child_remove_parent_function', 0);

    Please mind that you should not have a function with the same name in your child theme — you could make it something like alt_mauer_theme_setup(). Also don’t forget to change the name in the action. So the function and the action in your child theme’s functions.php can look something like this:

    function alt_mauer_theme_setup() {
    	# Includes
    	require_once(get_template_directory() . '/includes/TGMPA/class-tgm-plugin-activation.php');
    	include_once( YOUR CUSTOM PATH HERE );
    	# Theme features
    	register_nav_menu( 'primary', esc_html__( 'Primary Menu', 'mauer-bild' ) );
    	add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' );
    	add_theme_support( 'automatic-feed-links' );
    	add_theme_support( 'title-tag' );
    
    	mauer_add_image_sizes();
    
    	# Other
    	load_theme_textdomain('mauer-bild', get_template_directory() . '/lang');
    	update_option('image_default_link_type','none');
    }
    add_action('after_setup_theme', 'alt_mauer_theme_setup');

    Also, as you are creating a child theme, it may be a good idea to move all your custom css (that you’ve added via a plugin) to the child theme’s style.css file. Just to keep all your mods in one place.

    in reply to: add text to slider's fullscreen #611
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Thank you, Xermán! =)

    in reply to: Disable hyphenation #606
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Hamza,

    Sure, the hyphenation can be disabled globally.

    Actually it is not the theme that controls hyphenation. The theme can just turn it on or off. The hyphenation is performed by the browser in which the site is viewed. Moreover, different browsers hyphenate differently. And I’m totally with you on that — sometimes the hyphenation that they perform does not look very good. The quality of the hyphenation can also be affected by the language that the site uses.

    To turn off hyphenation in the theme, you can install one of the custom CSS plugins (e.g. this one) and use the following CSS code:

    body {
    	-ms-word-wrap: normal;
    	word-wrap: normal;
    
    	-webkit-hyphens: none;
    	-moz-hyphens: none;
    	hyphens: none;
    }

    Here are more detailed instructions:

    To install a plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Plugins’ > ‘Add New’. There you can just type the name of the plugin (Simple Custom CSS) in the search field. See screenshot:

    Once you have installed and activated the plugin, in your Admin Panel please go to ‘Appearance’ > ‘Custom CSS’ and paste the above code.

    in reply to: add text to slider's fullscreen #605
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello Xermán,

    I would do it with CSS (with the plugin that you used here http://mauer.co/topic/remove-sides-vertical-text/)

    The CSS code would be:

    .rsDefault .rsFullscreenIcn:before {
    	display: block;
    	font-family: 'mauerHKG', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
    	content: "fullscreen";
    	font-size: 1.3rem;
    	margin-top: .2rem;
    	color: #222;
    	padding: 0.1rem 0.5rem;
    }
    
    .rsDefault.rsFullscreen .rsFullscreenIcn:before {
    	content: "exit fullscreen";
    	color: #fff;
    	font-size: 1.4rem;
    }

    Just add it after what you already have in the plugin. You can customize the texts of the links by replacing “fullscreen” and “exit fullscreen” in the above code.

    It’s great to know people love the site. If you like the theme (or the support quality), please don’t hesitate to rate it on ThemeForest. It only takes a moment and helps a lot. Thank you.

    in reply to: (how-to) customize gallery cover with text and pictures #600
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Be sure to drop me a link when the site is ready 😉
    Cheers!

    in reply to: Google Console Structure Data Error #598
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Dean,

    I will address this issue in the next theme update, which will probably happen at the end of January.

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