How to Use Portfolio Gallery Widget

How to Use Portfolio Gallery Widget

A portfolio is a set of pictures (such as drawings or photographs) usually bound in book form or loose in a folder.

The guideline below about the Portfolio Gallery widget will help you to use the widget by Element Pack

So, let’s dive into the doc.

To Insert Widget

Inserting widget, it is just a matter of drag and dropping. As you see in the screenshot above.



Note: Before inserting the widget, you’ve to make sure, you’ve activated 3rd party plugin ‘Portfolio‘ and added items. Just, go to the WordPress Dashboard > Element Pack > 3rd Party Widget. See the image example above.

Content Tab

Using the content tab, you’ll be able to make a layout of a particular part of a website. And in this regard, some handy sections in the tab will assist you a lot.

Now, I’m going to show the sections of the tab and how they work behind the widget.


Skin Janes Example

Go to the Content Tab > Layout.

In this section, you’ll be able to set Skin (such as Fedara, Abetis, Janes, Trosia along with default one), Columns, and Item Height. In addition, you can switch on/off the Pagination and Masonry.


Go to the Content tab > Query.

This section works for setting the source location of data that you need to display by the reference like Author, Categories, Tags, and Formats. The references can be different in accordance with the source location. Read more 

For example, 

A.  Go to Source ➤ next select data location( Manual Selection along with Show All.) 

B. Then, set the Category name in the Categories field.

C. Set Limit from the Limit field, for example, 20.

D. Order By and Order controls are here to arrange the data you want to display items in the Ascending or Descending order and also you can set Offset.

Filter Bar

From this section, you can enable the filter options along with the Hash Location.

Simply, go to the Content tab > Filter Bar.


Go to the Content tab > Additional > and enable the On/Off options as your requirement. Mostly, you can select Lightbox Animation and Grid Entrance Animation.

Style Tab

Now, let’s work with Style Tab. The tab will easily have you style the web content (text, image, video, etc.) of the page you require to design. 

Styling with the tab in Elementor will always give you a fantastic experience.

Let’s have a look.


In this section, you might generally adjust Column Gap and Row Gap and set Border Radius. Take a look at the photo.

Follow the Style Tab > Items> Content.


From this subsection, you can add text and background color and to the Title.


Come to the Text section and Color, Margin, and Typography.


Go to the Style tab > Button.

This section includes two modes (Normal and Hover). The modes will allow you to add Text and Background color to the button.

Besides, you can usually set Box Shadow, select Border Type and Radius with Padding and Typography. See the image example above.

Filter Bar

In this section, you’ll be able to select Alignment, Typography and adjust Bottom Space.

Desktop mode

This mode will let you style the Filter Bar for the Desktop screen. Just take a look at the image.

Mobile Mode

You can also style the Filter Bar in Mobile mode. Go to the Style tab > Filter Bar.


Simply, go to the Style tab > Category.

Video Assist

In conclusion, it seems that you’ve read this article and found it very useful. If you want to know more about the widget, you can watch the video on the Portfolio Gallery Widget by Element Pack and also go to our demo page.

About Selim Rana

Selim Rana is the Founder of BdThemes - the company behind Element Pack Pro! He is a Software Engineer passionate about WordPress and Elementor.

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