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rely27 Purchased

I just realize that I got a problem with the “Photo Album” function. It says in the list of what I can do :

Create several Photo Albums that each consist of: Title Content Excerpt Media Link (Full URL to enlarged image, YouTube video, Vimeo video, .mov file, or .swf file) Thumbnail (featured image) Album (i.e. Which album is this photo album assigned to?)”

Does the last option about assign the photo album mean that the title of the photo album link to a specific page or album ? if so I don’t see this option anymore, only the url for the file (media link). I’m pretty sure it was working before I moved my website to a new host, normally how this assignment is working ? Here is the link to the page :

http://www.la-thailande-et-l-asie.com/album/galeries-photos/

Thanks

ThemeBlvd

The theme has a custom post type called portfolio items that are grouped into a custom taxonomy called portfolios.

This works exactly the same as how WordPress has by default standard posts that are grouped into the taxonomy “Categories”.

In the same way when editing a standard post that you’d apply it to a category is the same as when you’re editing a Portfolio Item post and you need to apply it to a “Portfolio” – or I supposed “Photo Album” in your case.

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rely27 Purchased

I cannot choose where to link the title of the portfolio ? what I don’t get is that if you check the page you can see that they are all linking to the main category, but when I go to your website prevew it seems that each portfolio item is linked to a specific page, how do you do that ?

ThemeBlvd

Do you have it hidden under your “Screen Options” tab of the top right corner of the screen when editing a post?

rely27 Purchased

When I edit a portfolio post ? all I’ve got under screen options is :

Photo Album | Options Search Engine Optimization (SEO) | Excerpt | Discussion | Comments | Slug | Albums | Featured Image

Is there suppose to have one more option for the link ?

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rely27 Purchased

If I take example on your website preview you’ve got a page http://www.themeblvd.com/demo/flipblog-v2/portfolio/photography/ which is actually showing a list of different portfolio that you call portfolio items, on this page each title of the portfolio item link to the portfolio page created with the custom post “portfolio item” am I right ? but on my website this is simply linking to the main portfolio page.

What I should have is /album/galeries-photos equivalent to your /portfolio/photography (by customize I’ve actually only changed the name of the taxonomy) and inside this page I can indeed see my different items which are called photo-album instead of portfolio-item but the title is not linking to the individual photo-album listed in the page like it does on your site (for example portfolio-item/sample-photo-5/) but keep going to the main album (so it stays on album/galeries-photo for every items while it should individually goes to photo-album for example for the first item if I click on the title it should goes to photo-album/photos-birmanie/)

ThemeBlvd

There is no option to choose where the portfolio item title links to. You can only either show or hide it, but it can only link to the portfolio item post page with the way the theme’s setup. On your site, the portfolios items titles are not linking to the portfolio item pages because of something you’ve screwed with in taxonomy.php. When I look at your site the anchor tags around the titles of your portfolio items, they’re completely empty, not linking to anything. This makes it obvious that you’ve messed with that specific code in taxonomy.php.

So download the theme again and put that file back if you want to fix the problem. This time, be more careful when making your customizations.

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rely27 Purchased

No need, you actually pointed me to the right direction, the href in taxonomy.php was indeed empty, now it’s working ! thank you very much for your help !!

ReneeL Purchased

Hi there,

Love the theme. Using it here: www.NoWaterRiver.com

I have the same question as “legendarypr” had one month ago regarding showing the featured image on the permalink page. You mentioned that he could customize the theme’s single.php to show the featured image.

Could you elaborate on how to do that or show a snippet of how to edit that particular section, as I’d really like to do this as well. Thank you!

ThemeBlvd

I apologize, but our support doesn’t include how to do any theme customizations or extending of theme features.

http://themeblvd.com/support/ http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Thumbnails#Examples
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ReneeL Purchased

Thanks for those links – those were helpful enough!

gattro Purchased

Hi!

I’m working on “RSS feed” and I need to redirect the RSS button in the footer to my Feedburner feed, not to the automatic wordpress feed of my blog, is it possible?

Thanks for your help! Elena

ThemeBlvd

You can find this code in footer.php. There is where you’ll be able to make your customization.

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gattro Purchased

THANKS ! :-)

I get an error when trying to upload the theme into my WP account:

The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.

Any ideas?

Thanks so much!

ThemeBlvd

Watch this video: http://vimeo.com/16681463

... And also make sure you’re not trying to install on a WordPress.com account. The theme is for self-hosted WordPress sites only.

OMG , don’t you hate rookies! :) I even know better, but it’s been so long since I’ve changed a theme that I forgot.

Can I ask one more stupid question? Can I change the size of the logo? Mine is the same height but wider and it’s being cut off. I checked the header file but don’t find any size restraints so I’m not sure how to fix it.

Here’s where I have it installed – http://www.aimlesscurator.com

2nd stupid question – my nav bar disappears (ie., the hover color is white) I hate that. Can it be changed, too? And where can I send you a donation for all this extra help?

thanks!

ThemeBlvd

The logo is sized with CSS . It’s not easily changed because the height needs to be exact in the surrounding header elements because of how the theme works with positioning the header and how it can be “flipped” around.

The reason you’re having issues with your main menu is because you don’t actually have it sitting in the correct place. You have too many buttons on the main menu and it’s getting pushed down below your logo. You need to tighten up the buttons and then you’ll see the menu appear up in the purple header.

To make the logo wider you’d have to customize the CSS there, but I wouldn’t do that, as it’s going to make your issue with the main menu worse.

Is there someway to make the featured image on the front page blog posts clickable so that it goes to the post on click.

Here is a link to my site:

http://www.marshallthemiracledog.com

Thanks for the great theme!

ThemeBlvd

I apologize, but this is not one of the options available to you.

Hiā€”love your theme but I guess when I purchased it I didnt realize that my header would be so small :) Is there a way to change the header to be bigger? Im not that good at this :)

www.prototypemama.com

ThemeBlvd

Sorry but in this theme the header size is very important and effects many other things in order for the theme to sit right, as you’re able to “flip” it into different positions. The size of your header is the same size as the theme’s demo.

For CSS changes, it’s a good idea to use a tool like firebug or Google Chrome’s built-in developer tools to locate them and then put the edits either in your child theme or in the “Custom CSS ” option on your theme options page.

Also, here’s a helpful tutorial on how to use Firebug – http://vimeo.com/20917974. The only thing I’d suggest not doing is actually making edits to the theme’s CSS files, as it shows at the end of that video. However, the video serves as a good introduction to Firebug and how it can be used to find what CSS is effecting certain areas of your site without ever digging around in any files.

You should look at possibly tightening up what’s on your main menu or possibly customizing the CSS to make the font smaller?

rely27 Purchased

Where can I find the calls to next_posts_link() and previous_posts_link() ? There is no loop.php

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rely27 Purchased

Thanks a lot !!

idimi Purchased

Hi, is it possible to make the News ticker posts not clickable? I just want to show the news rotate through the news ticker without go to a post page. Thanks

ThemeBlvd

No, sorry there’s no way to do this. This would be a customization you’d need to make to the theme’s code. Here is where the function is setup if you’d like to edit it.

/includes/theme_functions/flipblog_ticker.php

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idimi Purchased

Thank you!

Kathain Purchased

I just bought this, but I can’t install it. I keep getting this error:

The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.

Theme install failed.

:(

ThemeBlvd

You’re tying to install the entire zip package you downloaded from ThemeForest, but you need to install the theme found inside.

This video will walk you through the installation process:

http://vimeo.com/16681463
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Kathain Purchased

Thank you! :)

Kathain Purchased

Hi

When I create a page like you say in the video, the text I write on the page wont show when I publish it. What am I doing wrong? :)

ThemeBlvd

I’m not quite following your question. You’re just trying to figure out how to create a page in WordPress? Can you be more specific?

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Kathain Purchased

Sure :)

I have created a page, but when I write something on the site – for example, “about me”, the page is blank on the blog when I update.

Link: http://kathain.dk/?page_id=1922

rrasho24 Purchased

I purchased this theme a little while ago and am working on learning how to work with it. Thus far its the best theme I’ve purchased as its the only one that actually works.

I have two issues: I’d like to know if slide shows can be attributed to the pictures within blog posts and two how can I get the pictures I use within my post to show up above the actual blog post in the blog page

www.remonrasho.com

ThemeBlvd

No sorry unfortunately that’s not how the sliders work. If you were going to create a slider for a post’s images, you’d have to manually create it as shown in the slider videos of your documentation and insert it with the slideshow shortcode in your post. I’d imagine this probably wouldn’t be too practical though to go through and do this for a bunch of posts.

You could possibly search for some sort of plugin that might accomplish this instead on more of a an automated basis: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/

rrasho24 Purchased

Then why have slide shows then if not to display your latest posts? Secondly how do I get my pictures to show on my blog page? Thank you.

I really like this theme for a project I have coming up, but I’m wondering . . . I know you’ve mentioned in the forum that the header is fairly customizable. What I want to do is have header mastheads that change every month or so, where I would insert a new full-width image, similar to what’s done on dooce.com. It’s perfectly fine (actually preferable) that the menu links hover on top of the header image if it would be possible for the image to traverse the full header width and have part of the image sit behind those links. Possible here? If so, I’m buying this. Really nice look and feel.

ThemeBlvd

These are obviously things that don’t come with the theme. Is what you’re asking possible? Of course, what isn’t possible? :-) .... But just a warning, so you’re not mislead before purchasing, that our support doesn’t include how to do code customizations. http://themeblvd.com/support

jmarkj

Understood, and it’s worth taking a chance for me. Was just wondering if you thought the menu might stay put while I float an image behind it. :-)

ThemeBlvd

Yeah I think that would work. I’d think you’d want to add the image possibly as a background image to the elements already there surrounding the header maybe. Then everything would sit on top of it. Or id you were going to add an image, you’d want to position it absolute, but if it’s “floated” (I’m not sure if you meant just the conversational word float or the CSS code word float lol), you wouldn’t be able to get the links of the menu to sit on top of it.

Cauhe Purchased

Hello Jason, how are you?

I would like to improve a checkout option on my site, using your theme. Do you have any suggestion? I am thinking about putting it into portifolio pages, but if you have another idea, or showcase, please show me.

Thanks!

ThemeBlvd

You’d have to find some sort of ecommerce plugin, and it’s probably going to take quite a bit of CSS customization to get whatever plugin you use looking right with the theme.

warant Purchased

Hi Jason,

What is the difference between a post and a page set to a “blog template” – they look the same to me. I’m using this as a blog primarily. BUT , I have another site that uses Alyeska (w00t w00t), and I would like to add a blog (so I guess I’d add a blog template)...?

Why would you use a page set at a blog on Flip Blog??? Sorry for the rambling, hopefully that makes sense. Ouch, my brain hurts.

Thanks bro! aw

ThemeBlvd

This theme doesn’t support built-in background control, and adding support for it how you’re doing it isn’t going to make it compatible with the design. Changing the background to something other than what the theme options give you will be a customization you’d need to make to the theme, possibly with your own custom CSS ?

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warant Purchased

Hey Jason,

I’m getting double “notify by emails” in the comments section…no clue how this started – see pic: http://s1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh520/apitracg/?action=view&current=Saturday03-31-129-26-40AM.jpg

Any idea how to fix this? Thanks.

ThemeBlvd

This doesn’t have anything to do with the theme, and that’s not “double” – it’s two different things, I believe. I’m pretty sure these just correspond to settings under Settings > Discussion, but I’ve never really played with these a lot.

warant Purchased

Jason,

Is there any way to limit which “share buttons” are active. I only want Facebook and Twitter…

I edited “singlepost.php” and removed the ones I didn’t want and this works for a single post…but all the others show on my “homepage” blogroll (aka “option 5”). Where can I edit this?

Also, would love a Linkedin button…any way to get this?

Thanks.

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warant Purchased

Ok…so close. I’ve found and edited “archive.php” and “single.php” – I am looking in the editor for ”/includes/theme_functions/flipblog_posts.php” and all I could find was “functions.php” I tried to past the link to the editor url as well….

Where does ”/includes/theme_functions/flipblog_posts.php” live??

Thanks.

ThemeBlvd

Oh, are you trying to edit through your WordPress dashboard? You’d have to use your FTP client or however you manage your files on your server and get the file that way to edit it.

/wp-content/themes/flipblog/includes/theme_functions/flipblog_posts.php

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warant Purchased

And we’re done! Thanks so much, just did it through godaddy – my host. I’m not a developer, just a guy building a blog. Thanks for all your support and cool themes. I’ve got a business website built and now a kick butt blog – I’ll be sure to spread the word about ThemeBlvd…great product and great service! Good luck with your business…

Cauhe Purchased

Hi Jason, how are you?

Please, I would like to use the slogan on homepage #1.

I preffer the 3 widgets area that this homepage have instead of the 4 widget area of the homepage #2, but I also would like to have the slogan area.

How can I do it?

Thanks a lot,

Cauhe

ThemeBlvd

Hello Cauhe,

I apologize but there are no settings in the theme that will allow you to mix and match different elements from different page templates. In order to accomplish these things, these are customizations you’re going to need to make to the theme’s template files, but this isn’t covered with support.

http://themeblvd.com/support/
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Cauhe Purchased

Thanks!

One more thing please. Is is possible to have different widgets in different pages? I would like to put some widget that talks about what is on that especific page. Not the same one to all pages.

I know it is not on theme options, but could you just point me where to start in the way to change this changing codes?

Tks again,

Cauhe

ThemeBlvd

Option 1: Sidebar Generator plugin

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sidebar-generator/

Option 2: Widget Logic plugin (my personal favorite)

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/widget-logic/

And also, here’s a video I made on using widget logic plugin: http://vimeo.com/20159211

I love this theme. I just started a little over a week ago with a standard Worpress theme and this is the first “custom” theme I’ve bought. So far it’s almost everything I was looking for. Thankyou so much for your hard work and eye for design.

That said, two little things: Can I create a Portfolio without associating a picture with it? I want to write some stories and have them grouped in a portfolio but there’s this annoying little “you haven’t uploaded a picture” link above each item. How do I get rid of that or can I?

Also, my widgets don’t seem to work well. I can’t seem to “drag and drop” widgets to homepage1, homepage2 ,etc. If I enable accessibility mode I can get it all to work, but it’s cumbersome. ThemeBlvd. widgets don’t seem to “drag and drop” to anything.

Other than those two little annoyances, I love the theme and wish you would put out more blog based themes. Your work is great.

www.unfoldingmyth.com

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Thanks for the tip on editing the taxonomy.php. :)

Yes, I’m using a modern browser. I use Firefox and IE9 . When I add a ThemeBlvd widget to the sidebar I can’t then remove it. I can remove the regular widgets. If I toggle accessibility mode on and off I can then remove the ThemeBlvd widgets.

ThemeBlvd

I just tested and it works fine in IE9 . I dragged all Theme Blvd widgets in and out of sidebars with no issues.

I think the problem is with older versions of IE. So if you’re turning “compatibility” mode ON, you’re using an older version of IE and it’s not going to work. But you shouldn’t be doing anything in compatibility mode.

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I use Firefox. I don’t think it has a compatibility mode to enable or disable.

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