Some of you commented in my blog for asking the template named Simplex Portfolio in live demo of previous posts . Now ,I will introduce it to you all . Template :simplex Portfolio .
It's a template for gallery and online portfolio ,I think it the best for showing artwork .
This template has a blog and a gallery ,you can upload your image to gallery and share your thoughts ,your information in Blog . Like templates Simplex Worldnews and Simplex Darkness upgraded ,I made this template for easy to configure via widget system ,and try to make it easy to use . But as usual ,I still need your comment and advice for make this better .
Here is screenshot :
Live Demo | Download
Here is instruction to install this template :
1,Download template and unzip it . You get a template file in xml format and a folder for images. You can upload images to an image hosting and change links in template file accordingly .In template file ,I uploaded images to Imageshack hosting which is unlimited bandwidth ,so you don't need to upload images .
2,Upload template to Blogger .
3,To setup Search form ,Go to Dashboard -> Layout -> Edit HTML .Checked on Expand widget templates .Search for this code
Go to Google Adsense , create a searchbox and replace the code above with your own searchbox code .
3,Go to Page elements ,you see this screen :
-Pages widget is for showing pages in your blog .It's located in top-navigation bar of your blog .You can create a page in Posting section and your page will be shown automatically in top navigation bar.
-To change logo to your site logo ,click on Edit button in logo widget and change url in img tag to yours :
-Menu widget is for adding sub-categories in Gallery category .If you add a link to menu widget ,it will be shown as a sub-category of Gallery .
in this picture ,there are 4 sub categories of Gallery name : dawn ,tree,seasons,and nature
-Gallery widget is used for control the images and slider in homepage .
To show images in slider ,click on edit button in gallery widget and change the title of widget to the category you want .
To show images in homepage but outside the slider ,click on edit button in Gallery widget and change the content of this widget to category you want.
-Gallery bottom widget is for adding ads to homepage .You can click on edit button of Gallery bottom widget and paste the code of Ads into widget content .
-Categories widget is for adding link to category in your website .
In footer of website
-About me widget is for adding blog author information .
-Pages2 widget is for showing pages in blog
-Categories widget is for adding link to category in your website
-Blogroll is for adding link to other site .
This template has many place for adding widget ,so you can add your owns easily
Usage-To post in Gallery ,create post as structure bellow :
and add label "gallery" to post for Blogger understand that it's a post in gallery . You can also add other labels for sub-categories and add link to these subcategories in menu widget .
-To post in blog ,create a post as normal and add label "blog" for Blogger know that it's a post in blog ,not gallery .
I hope you love this template . Feel free to add comments and suggestion .
Thanks for all !