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Hello EugeneO.

First of all: great theme; lovely work.

I’m currently upgrading this site: http://explosivealanproductions.com. It is being moved to a new, completely updated server:
- Linux: 3.10.48-55.140.amzn1.x86_64 > 3.13.0-36-generic (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS)
- Apache: Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) > Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu)
- MySQL: Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.40, for Linux (x86_64) using readline 5.1 > Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.40, for debian-linux-gnu (x86_64) using readline 6.3
- PHP: Zend Engine v2.3.0 > Zend Engine v2.5.0
- WP: 3.5 > 4.0.1
- Reach: 3.3 > 3.5.7

Changes, as required by your notes in the version log, and according to the directions in the documentation, have been made.

I have two issues, that I cannot see addressed there, or in these comments.

1) Items in the portfolio style index page grid no longer render in the same way:

In the older version. the grid of items renders as displayed here – with the image made to fill the grid space, cropping to the center: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/screenshots.explosivealanproductions.com/PortfolioIndex.BeforeUpdate.png
In the updated version, the grid honours each item’s aspect ratio, leaving a blank space under items with a greater aspect ratio: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/screenshots.explosivealanproductions.com/PortfolioIndex.PostUpdate.png

How can this be addressed? I have tested creating a new portfolio index and items to see if it is a migration problem, and the same issue occurs.

2) video portfolio item pages (crucial for this site) render oddly.

In the older version, using the embed code meant that the video wrapper rendered in the right size: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/screenshots.explosivealanproductions.com/PortfolioItem.BeforeUpdate.png
The new version, with the video URL just included as the first line in the main text, renders incorrectly: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/screenshots.explosivealanproductions.com/PortfolioItem.PostUpdate.png
In another browser (uptodate Chrome on uptodate Win8) I have seen it rendered differently again: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/screenshots.explosivealanproductions.com/PortfolioItem.PostUpdate.overlap.png
Yet oddly, in the portfolio index page lightbox overlay view, it renders correctly: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/screenshots.explosivealanproductions.com/PortfolioIndexLightboxPostUpdate.png

How can this be addressed?

Thanks, in advance, for looking into these issues.

Default-user

Hello. I now understand the issue regarding the portfolio thumbs rendering, and that issue is resolved. Thank you for the guidance.

We now have a problem updating an embedded soundcloud audio embed.

I’ve moved the URL to the top of the body text and selected ‘Audio’.

The page (accessible with the hosts modification) is: http://explosivealanproductions.com/portfolios/metal-gear-rising-revengeance-preview/

I’ve tried all three of the below variants with no success. - https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F79048253
- https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/79048253&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true
- https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/79048253

Any ideas?

EugeneO
It should be the normal SoundCloud page URL that is added to the top of the page content: https://soundcloud.com/explosive-alan/metal-gear-rising-revengeance

I’ve tested it on the theme demo and it works okay. http://themes.eugeneo.com/reach/portfolios/mgs-audio/
Default-user

ok – that works :) Thank you for your support.

Hi EugeneO,

I’m having an issue with my site title. If I leave it empty It will display the page title, like this “My Work- ”. If I add an actual site title, it displays twice, like this “My Work- Dialls DesignDialls Design” How do i fix this?

Thanks, DD

http://diallsdesign.com
EugeneO

Make sure you have the latest version of the theme installed.

Default-user

That did the trick! However, now my portfolio items are all different sizes lol.

EugeneO

Download the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin and regenerate all your site images.

Hi EugeneO Recently I made an upgrade to the new version and I cant get acess to the images associated with post. Before the upgrade all the images displayed in the post were accessible and configurable through the Post Media Library button located above the tools shelf buttons. Now I read in the manual: “Gallery: The post should contain either a [gallery] shortcode or images inserted in the post content.” So I’d like to know how to add and manage the images in the old posts?

EugeneO

All images uploaded to your site are in the Media Library. So, on the page edit screen click the “Add Media” button to see all your uploaded images. You can then filter images uploaded to the specific page your are editing by selecting “Uploaded to this post” from the first of the two drop down menus under the Media Library tab (above the grid displaying all the images).

asphericall

So do I have to manually add the [gallery] tag to each of the post? Previously it was working without adding [gallery]

EugeneO

Yes. You now must add the gallery shortcode.

Hi EugeneO, I was wondering if I can add padding to the image thumbnails on the portfolio page? I tried a few ideas with no luck, thank you in advance.

Default-user

I tried that but then i can not get the #portfolio-grid to align the edges of the images. Thoughts?

EugeneO

You’ll have to play around with the CSS as I can’t provide the code to do it. You might also need to change the isotope plugin settings in js/jquery.custom.js. the section of code is commented as “Portfolio”.

$(window).load(function(){
    $('#portfolio-grid').isotope({
        itemSelector:    '.type-portfolio',
        layoutMode:        'fitRows'
    });
});
http://isotope.metafizzy.co/v1/index.html
EugeneO

This could break the responsive layout. If it does you will have to fix that yourself by tweaking the responsive CSS.

1.) In page-portfolio.php and taxonomy-portfolio-category.php wrap #portfolio-grid in a div with the class portfolio-grid-wrapper.

<div class="portfolio-grid-wrapper">                
    <div id="portfolio-grid">
        ....stuff
    </div>
</div>

2. ) Wrap all the content inside the article element inside a div with the class portfolio-grid-content.

<article <?php post_class( $categories_list ); ?>>

    <div class="portfolio-grid-content">

        <?php if ( has_post_thumbnail() ) {
            the_post_thumbnail( "thumbnail-portfolio" );
        } ?>

        ....stuff

    </div>

</article>

3.) Add this to the CSS:

.portfolio-grid-wrapper {
  padding: 2px;
  background: #FFF;
}

.portfolio-grid-content {
  position: relative;
  overflow: hidden;
}

#portfolio-grid article {
  padding: 2px;
  box-sizing: border-box;
}
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