Cartel - Responsive Portfolio WordPress Theme

Cartel - Responsive Portfolio WordPress Theme - Portfolio Creative

Follow us on Themeforest Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Register for Support Visit Cartel WordPress Theme is a fully responsive HTML5 theme that is ideal for design and photography studios or freelancers.

It offers a masonry gallery, awesome hover effects, full width sliders with touch support, fullscreen backgrounds, fashionable captions and tons of professional styling options.

Theme Features

More than 200 Options!

The Foundry Theme Options Panel makes it easy for you to control every aspect of your site from logos, colors, fonts to various site settings and much more.

Responsive Layout

Adapts to fit your users’ device, from large desktop screens to tablets and all the way down to mobile.

Unlimited Skins

Easily create your own look, the combinations are unlimited. We have included two skins (black and white) to get you started.

Portfolio Masonry Grid

Display your projects in style in an awesome grid layout.

Filtrable Portfolio

Categorize your projects and optionally use a portfolio filter.

Awesome Hover Effect

Great looking hover effect with customizable parameters such as zoom factor, rollover color, font color and choice of using either logo or custom captions.

Fullscreen Background Images

Set global or invidual fullscreen images for pages, posts and projects. Opactiy and overlay pattern are customizable.


  1. Full width slider with touch swipe support by UDTHEMES that allows for custom captions and different transition options such as left to right, top to bottom and fade. Set different transitions for desktop and mobile.
  2. Flexslider with custom captions.

AJAX Contact Form

Sleek AJAX contact form with form validation.


Fancybox lightbox with custom captions, image, video and SoundCloud support.

Demo Content

Demo content (pages, posts, layouts etc.) is included so that you can be up and running quickly.

PSD files

Full source plus invidiual PSDs for all sections and patterns included.

Well Documented

Extensive online and offline documentation

Supports Major Browsers

Supported by IE8, IE9, IE10, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari.

Note: some CSS3 styles not supported in older browsers.


All support is handled in our support forum at We encourage you to post all your questions concerning Cartel WordPress there as your questions may have already been answered or may be of help to other people that have also purchased the theme.

Accessing the Forum

To access the forum you will need your “Item Purcahse Code”, which can be found in your download section of your dashboard. Click Here if you need help finding it


To see all contributors and credits for photographs, videos, and scripts used please click here.


Version 1.8 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

New "White Alternative" skin added
Contact Form Honeypot bugfix and improvements
Various minor improvements

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Version 1.7 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

Improved Child-Theming Capabilities: Theme functions can now be overridden
Added full-width slider to front page
Added new template: Page with Sidebar
Changed Accordion Shortcode behavior. Active Accordion can now be closed
Added [year] shortcode that can be used in the copyright notice in the footer
Updated Twitter icon
Various minor improvements

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Version 1.6 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

WordPress 3.9 Ready

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Version 1.5 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

WordPress 3.8 Ready
Updated the Foundry Theme Options Panel to version 4.2.5
Added Honeypot to Contact Form
Improved Pricing Table Styles
Project Display Title bugfix
Google Maps IE 10 bugfix
Portfolio Filter IE 8 bugfix
Updated PDF documentation

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Version 1.4 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

Updated PDF documentation
Contact Sidebar bugfix
Comments section color settings bugfix

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Version 1.3 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

Fixed rollover overlay in IE8
Fixed styles for nested lists and definition lists
Fixed comments link
Epicslider Autoplay bugfix
Blog Grid Layout Title Color bugfix
Blog Grid Layout Sticky Post Background color bugfix
Added Lightbox Navigation for WP native Gallery
Max width/height added for rollover graphic in WP native gallery
Improved "Back to Grid" link in projects
Improved Error Message for Full Width Slider
Added styles for WP native audio player

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Version 1.2 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

Contact Form bugfix
Blog Post Title Hover color bugfix
Meta link hover color bugfix

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Version 1.1 – Status: LIVE
Update includes:

Added Portfolio Categories
Added Portfolio Filter
Added switch for Portfolio Filter in Foundry
Fix for Google Maps
Fix closing section tag in Portfolio index
Fix Accordions & Tabs Active border color
Updated .po & .mo files

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