Discussion on Desire - Blog and Portfolio Wordpress Theme

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  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

Is there a way to add more than five slides and have bottom circles tab grow accordingly? Also what is the procedure for changing the color of the Menu bar?

Thanks

Softwebmedia

Hi Neil,

You can replace navigation background image with new image from photoshop psd file – 03_skin-graphics.psd

Increase width, edit sliced part width and export it. Upload this image to this path ../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/images/backgrounds/circle-navigation.png

You can edit color of menu bar from 01-home.psd file. Edit top menu bar color, export this file.

Upload “top-bar.png”, “top-bar-dots.png” and “topmenu-divider.png” in backgrounds folder.

../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/images/backgrounds/

You can edit dropdown menu color from style.css – index #04 Top Menu

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Has been a member for 3-4 years

Hi,

I don’t know what happened to my questions. They were there last night : (

1. Can one resize the slider box as it’s quite large? 2. I need to have 2 different testimonial areas that are separate & for separate pages. Can we do that?

Thanks

Michelle

Softwebmedia

Hi Michelle,

Please check your comments reply in discussion for of this theme’s html section.

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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Well I need a bit more help. I have setup a static home page and my blog page is “New and Events” but the title still says “blog”? How can I get the blog page to say “News and Events”? It’s got to be hard coded somewhere.

Softwebmedia

Hi wnhorne246,

You have to edit page title “Blog” to “News and Events” from page editor.

Go to admin > Pages > All Pages

In this section click on “Blog” name in title section or you can search page from right side search box.

In blog page editor, edit title from first input box.

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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I just purchased the Desire Pro theme and have begun editing in Wordpress. I have menus set-up and saved but am unsure of how to have them appear in the top menu bar. Thanks for helping out a rookie!

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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Apologies. I am new to this and have found my answers in the help documents in the zip file. I know they are there now so those should answer most of my questions. Thanks again in advance.

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Is there a way to give the background a gradient color without affecting the menu bar?

Softwebmedia

Hi wnhorne246 ,

You can edit dark top bar background by replacing “top-bar.png” image

../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/images/backgrounds/top-bar.png

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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Thank you for your quick response before. I was able to set up this theme with out any problems. I am wondering where in the css file I can change the back ground color on all pages of the theme? I have tried in a few different spots, but have not had any luck. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Softwebmedia

Hi DynamicProductions,

You can change main grey color from style.css > 02 Global Styles > body

body {
background:#ededed url(images/backgrounds/top-bar.png) repeat-x 0 21px;

We don’t suggest you to do this change because many background images have this color as background like testimonials slides, promotion box, blog post box, standard table etc.

Thank you :)

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  • Has been a member for 3-4 years
ep2002 Purchased

Hi,

Here’s a problem my website coder is having…

I have a list of blog posts for which I just want to display the main title of the post (as a link) for each, however the theme selects an excerpt from the content of the post and places it beneath the title/link which I do not want.

I tried to de-select the ‘display excerpt’ option in ‘Blog Settings’, however this displays the entire content of the post beneath the title rather than nothing.

I also tried changing the length of characters in in the excerpt to ‘0’ and this displays an even larger excerpt, the same happens if I try an excerpt length of ‘1’.

Softwebmedia

Hi Michelle,

Thank you for purchasing the theme :)

You can display post list with full content or excerpt, so when you disable excerpt then post will display with full content. You can hide post content/excerpt in post listing by following steps.

1. Open loop-post.php, loop-standard.php and content-author.php files. ( Path : ../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/ )

2. In “loop-post.php” line #46 , in “loop-standard.php” line #34, in “content-author.php” line #91

You will find below code


if ( $format != 'quote' && $format != 'aside' ) { 

3. Now change above code with below code


if ( $format != 'quote' && $format != 'aside' && $format != 'link' ) {  

This will not display any excerpt or content in post format link.

Thank you :)

Softwebmedia

Hi Michelle,

There is one correction in above reply, I understood its only for “post format link” but you want to hide excerpt/content from all post types.

As per above reply, delete below code in three files ( loop-post.php, loop-standard.php and content-author.php ), this will remove excerpt/content from post listing.

if ( $format != 'quote' && $format != 'aside' && $format != 'link' ) { 

if($swm_show_excerpt) { ?>
<p> <?php
swm_the_excerpt($swm_excerpt_length); ?>
</p> <?php

if ($meta_standard) { swm_display_post_button(); } 

} else {
the_content();
} ?> 
<?php 
}  
  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

I have some questions about the theme. I am trying to get rid of a photo gallery on my home page but can not figure out how to get rid of it or at least add pictures. I also need to hide several pages from the navigation menu. Who do I contact for support?

Softwebmedia

Hi gatactical,

Thank you for purchasing the theme :)

Please email us from our profile page form with your website url.

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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ep2002 Purchased

Hi there,

More questions…

1) Is there a clean way to insert images of my choice into the pricing table, rather than use the skins’ images provided (3col-blue etc)? For example is there a change I can make to the shortcode to do this? Or the shortcode handler to add this type of customization?

2) Is there also a clean way of adding text to the header rather than using a logo?

3) I have a list of links to posts, displayed in a category page and I just want to display the title to each post (which is also the link to each post). However an excerpt is displayed below the title/link and I do not want any excerpts. I tried to uncheck the ‘Display Excerpt’ check-box in blog settings but rather than remove the excerpt, this displays the full post below my titles/links. I tried to set the excerpt length to ‘0’ or ‘1’ but this also returns a large excerpt. Is this a bug?

Thanks

Michelle

Softwebmedia

Hi Michelle,

1. You can use new skin by replacing any current table heading skins. Form example you can replace default blue skin with overwrite new skin in ../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/images/tables/3col-blue.png. If you want to change shortcode button name then go to shortcodes.css > 09 Pricing Table.

2. In logo section you can use only image. If you want to add text then it will required css and html skill to change in header.php and style.css.

3. Please refer previous comment’s both replies to hide excerpt/content from post listing.

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

Curious if there is a shortcode to enter a contact form on any post/page/portfolio. Thanks!

Softwebmedia

Hi petersdarwin,

Thank you for purchasing the theme :)

Contact form shortcode is not available, so you have to use contact us page template. (we are adding this suggestion in our suggestion list and try to add in next updated version).

  • Bought between 100 and 499 items
  • Has been a member for 4-5 years
  • United Kingdom
tinnud Purchased

Great theme, thank you.

I’m trying to work out how to add the text underneath the main menu titles as in your demo?

Can you help with this please?

Thanks

Softwebmedia

Hi tinnud,

Thank you for purchasing the theme :)

Top menu sub text is with <sub>text</sub> tag… below is sample code for home tab with sub text


Home <sub>back to home</sub>

Default-user
tinnud Purchased

Perfect! Thank you

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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I am trying to use the shortcode to insert an image, but the image displays fullsize. Is there a way to adjust the width and height of the image when using the shortcode? I tried width=”” and height=”” but nothing changed.

Softwebmedia

Hi madisonparklove,

Thank you for purchasing the theme :)

You can add width and height attributes in image shortcode by replacing below “IMAGE FRAME WITH ALIGNMENT ” code in shortcodes.php file. (or send us email from our profile page form so we can send you updated shortcodes.php file)

Path : ../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/framework/shortcodes/shortcodes.php


/* ****************************************************** 
IMAGE FRAME WITH ALIGNMENT
****************************************************** */

function swm_image_frames($atts, $content=null) { 

extract( shortcode_atts( array (
'lightbox' => '',
'width' => '',
'height' => ''
), $atts ) );

$output  = '';

if(isset($atts['lightbox'])  && $atts['lightbox'] != "false") { $lightbox = 'rel="prettyPhoto"'; } 

if(isset($atts['align']) && $atts['align'] == "center") 
$output .= '<div class="center">';

if(isset($atts['link'])  && $atts['link'] != "") 
$output .= '<a href="'.$atts['link'].'" title="'.$atts['title'].'" '.$lightbox.' >';

$output .= '<img alt="'.$atts['alt'].'" src="'.$atts['src'].'" class="image-'.$atts['align'].' round5" width="'.$width.'" height="'.$height.'" />';

if(isset($atts['link']) && $atts['link'] != "") 
$output .= '</a>';

if(isset($atts['align']) && $atts['align'] == "center") 
$output .= '</div>'; 

return $output;
}

add_shortcode( 'image', 'swm_image_frames' );

Default-user

Thank you! Worked beautifully!

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zafa Purchased

Hello,

why is it not possible to use Shortcodes in the Portfolio overview?

For Example:

\\

Thanks

Softwebmedia

Hi Zafa,

Portfolio overview text is excerpt which is small summery text and it doesn’t support shortcodes. You can use shortcodes in content area (main editor box), or left/right and footer sidebar widgets.

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

First off, I would like to convey that my client is thrilled with the template! They do have one request that I’m unsure of how to pull off. They are a non-profit that would like to use the pricing tables setup for set amount donations ($20, $30, $40, etc…). Is there a way to have the buttons at the bottom of each table be an image that could then link to their respectful PayPal entity.

Like I said, I’m not sure of how to even find the code to manipulate the tables.

Once again…great job!

Softwebmedia

Hi wnhorne246,

You can add your paypal link in buttons shortcode, in attributes – “button link”

[pricing_table column=”3” position=”other” skin=”applegreen” title=”Title Here” price=”$19” price_sub_text=”” button_size=”color_button1” button_link=”add your paypal link here” button_text=”Buy Now!” ]

table content list

[/pricing_table]

You can find php code from shortcodes.php line #366

Path : ../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/framework/shortcodes/shortcodes.php

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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  • United States
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

Hi. My client bought this template. I am curious about the social media buttons in the footer. Is that a plugin?

Softwebmedia

Hi cecilywiggins,

Social media buttons are shortcodes.

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
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I should have stated that I’m using wp-paypal shopping cart plugin. They have their own short code for generating set prices…i.e. [wp_cart:PRODUCT-NAME:price:PRODUCT-PRICE:end] and that will not work in that field.

Is there a way to have this as an option?

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

In addition to my last post…I just need a way to use an image in the place of the button at the bottom of the pricing tables.

Softwebmedia

Hi wnhorne246,

You can add button image with following steps.

1. Open shortcodes.php file

Path : ../wp-content/themes/desire_wp/framework/shortcodes/shortcodes.php

2. In this file, go to line #395 and you will find below code


if ($button_text) { 
$output .=  '<a href="'.$button_link.'" class="'.$button_size.' '.$skin.'"><span>'.$button_text.'</span></a>';
}

3. Delete above code. This will remove button display from the table.

4. Add paypal image in table shortcode content area, in <li><img src... etc./> </li>

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 10 and 49 items
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

One last question…I hope. How do you setup the contact form widget? As of right now it’s not working.

Softwebmedia

Hello itmc,

Please login from the account which you purchased this theme because “purchased” tag is not visible in your comments.

Thank you :)

  • Bought between 1 and 9 items
  • Referred between 1 and 9 users
  • United States
  • Has been a member for 2-3 years

Working on my clients blog and the slider just disappears. Can you assist? www.liveinfit.com

Softwebmedia

Hi cecilywiggins,

I just checked and slider is working perfect in home page : http://liveinfit.com/

We suggest you to use slider image size : 958px × 379px

Thank you :)

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