Discussion on Photolio - Photography

Discussion on Photolio - Photography

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I’m thinking about buying your theme. Is it possible to have a video gallery as opposed to photo gallery?

Hi, thanks for your interest. Unfortunately there is no such option at this moment.

Hi, the main page has a background video without sound. Is it possible to play the video with sound?


Yes, it’s possible. But read this first to avoid any questions in future: https://developer.chrome.com/blog/autoplay/

Hello, I’m just planning to buy this theme. Is it possible to make the main page with video playback in the mobile version?


Yes, it’s possible. You can check the demo on your mobile. If you have additional questions ask them before buy. Thanks.

Hello. i want to edit/delete portfolio categories I’ve mistakenly created. How is this possible. Only through code?


Adding Categories via the Dashboard. It’s a default WordPress feature.

For getting support use support tab please.

Hello, great theme. I’m customizing some of the margins to fit my needs, however – I’m looking for the transition script from the homepage menu. When we click the homepage element, the whole menu-wrapper moves up to a certain position. Since I’ve changed the margins for the other pages, this doesn’t align with the top of them. I could not find it in the style.css which is where I found all of my other needs. Could you please point me in the direction where I can tinker with it?

Try to check jquery.custom.js file.


Bingo! Thank you so much for the support

You’re welcome!

main page youtube video Bg can be heared audio

I wanted to add photo galleries to my portfolio items. However I noticed that the Gurenberg Editor was not available inside the portfolio item. I managed to solve this by installing the “Portfolio Post Type” Plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/portfolio-post-type/

You’re wrong. Gutenberg editor available in the portfolio post type that comes within the theme’s core. Installing third party potrtolio post types can cause issues or will not work as expected. I reccomend you to uninstall this plugin to avoid any issues.

Nice photography themes but no social sharing option included which is really very important.

Thanks. Some people don’t need this feature. In any case you can always use plugins.


Is it possible to add a gallery description to the galleries? So a little text area above the photos?

Thanks for your answer,


Hello Claudio,

Yes, you can add a description to the galleries. ( Screenshot)

perfect! Thank you for your fast reply! Best, Claudio

You’re welcome!

Hi! I have a question regarding color customization on this theme. Is it possible tho change menu color? I would like to use another color rather then that yellow shown on the demo site.


Navigate to Appearance -> Customize. Here you can find all available options. The option you needed call ‘accent color’.

for some reason I can’t “add” a video background. it says – “Have been an error while adding video item.”. I also tried to click “save changes” but it didn’t help as well

Use support tab for getting support. Also, don’t forget to provide your item purchase code.

Hello, Great theme! I just purchased it. I got the background slider up with no problem but I see very small diagonal lines on the slider image and it makes it not look clear as the images in your demo slider. Is there anti copy layer or something that can be disabled or is it a sizing issue or something?


Thanks for purchasing. :)

You can disable this overlay in the theme settings. Check it please.

Yes I found it in options, thank you. May I ask what is the purpose of the overlay?

Mmmm….I can’t remember why I did it :D

Hi, I purchased this theme some time ago and never really used it until now that i want to get my photography website created, i have one niggle at the moment and that is, i have set my homepage background to link with my flickr account as a slider, although it only seems to display the images on my home pc and no where else, is this a known issue?

Oh and is there a way of making the colour behind the logo i use transparent please?


Did you fill all needed fields? (API key and so on?)
About logo: https://themeforest.net/item/photolio-photography-portfolio-theme/2058432/support

Hi there,

Where can I find a list of the shortcodes?

The example page http://easysite.by/photolio/shortcodes/ shows what you can do with the shortcodes but I can’t find a list how to use them.

Someone asked this question before but the link you gave doesn’t work anymore


What php version you’re using? Could you send me WP access I’ll take a look at your problem. Thx.

I dont know my php version, how can I see that?

Where can I send the wp access to?

You can know it in your cpanel.
You can send me a message using ‘support’ tab on the item’s page.

Hello. I have background video size problem for my homepage. Video is working top left corner and whatever I did I couldnt find any solution to make it fullscreen. Do you have any suggestion?


Could you send me site address? (use support tab on the top of the page) Also, make sure you’re using latest theme verison.

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Hi Kotofey, since the last update the following is shown in the Backend:

Warning: Declaration of photolio_Walker::start_lvl(&$output, $depth) should be compatible with Walker_Nav_Menu::start_lvl(&$output, $depth = 0, $args = Array) in /www/htdocs/w009d800/knipspix/wp-content/themes/photolio/functions.php on line 846

Warning: Declaration of photolio_Walker::end_lvl(&$output, $depth) should be compatible with Walker_Nav_Menu::end_lvl(&$output, $depth = 0, $args = Array) in /www/htdocs/w009d800/knipspix/wp-content/themes/photolio/functions.php on line 846

Warning: Cannot modify header information – headers already sent by (output started at /www/htdocs/w009d800/knipspix/wp-content/themes/photolio/functions.php:846) in /www/htdocs/w009d800/knipspix/wp-includes/option.php on line 828

Warning: Cannot modify header information – headers already sent by (output started at /www/htdocs/w009d800/knipspix/wp-content/themes/photolio/functions.php:846) in /www/htdocs/w009d800/knipspix/wp-includes/option.php on line 829

I know it’s a while ago that I’ve purchased this awesome theme, but maybe you have a tip how I can solve this?

Thank you very much Reinhard

Forgot to note that the first two messages also show up on the frontend… ;-)

Hi there,

Could you send me WP access? I’ll take a look.

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Hi kotofey ive been using your theme for a few years now. Excellent theme. Is there any news when theme will be mobile friendly ready to google standards?

Hi there,

I’m glad you like it. Not yet. 70% done

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Just bought your lovely theme. I’ve gone through some of the previous comments and they have been very useful. Here are a couple of questions which I’m still needing help with:

1. I would like to adjust the size of the main title headings on each page (make them smaller) as well as to remove the dotted double lines underneath the titles. How to do it? 2. I’m having trouble seeing the background video on the home page (only a play symbol appears). Might this be because of my browser (safari)? I managed to see it on Chrome, although there’s a message: “The YouTube Flash API was officially deprecated on January 27th, 2015.” Do you know which browsers are supported or is it just that I’m missing some plugins? 3. I have also noticed that the pages are very slow to upload – is this usual? Is there anything I can do to make them to upload faster?

Thanks in advance!

Thanks for purchasing.

1. You can do it through CSS
2. Could you send me our site address? I’ll take a look (use contact form on my profile page or support page).
3. Usually your site speed depends on your server config, internet/server bandwidth, content (such as big images, videos, etc). When you send me your site address, maybe I’ll give you some recommendations.

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hi! im trying to upload the backup of my site to a new domain but I keep getting this message when I try to upload the theme: “The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet”

Hi there,

Only verified users can get support. Could you use account that was used for purchasing? Thx.

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Hi Kotofey! I would like to know if is possible to change the size of the photo shawned on mosaic gallery http://easysite.by/photolio/mosaic/ beacuse they are perfect for vertical photos, but not for that orizontal like landscape the photography i’m doing. wait your answer, anyway what a wonderful job! keep going mate!


Yes, it’s possible. It’s require minor modification. I can tell you what you need to modify after purchasing.

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ok perfect! not decide yet between this and vernissage Theme, ll let you know as soon as possible! thank you very much to answer so soon!


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