Virtue Theme

A powerful and versatile wordpress theme.

Thank you for using this theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this documentation you can find tutorials at: http://www.kadencethemes.com/tutorials/

Premium Theme Forum support can be found at: Premium Support
*Please note support on Kadence Themes is only for premium customers.

For Free theme support use forums on wordpress.org: Free Support

Thank You!

About Virtue Documentation.

This documentation was created for the premium version of Virtue. While the information is helpful in using both versions there maybe many features shown or talked about in the documentation that is not available in the free version.

You can purchase the premium version here: http://www.kadencethemes.com/product/virtue-premium-theme/

For Wordpress Beginners

If you’re new to wordpress it can be a lot to take in all at once. Thankfully the Internet is an amazing place for learning. Here are some great links to get you through the basics and well on your way to loving wordpress.

Great training videos, highly recommend starting here.
http://wp.tutsplus.com/sessions/wp101-basix-training/

Step by Step tutorials for beginner to pro.
http://codex.wordpress.org/Getting_Started_with_WordPress

Upload theme via Wordpress

Troubleshooting Notes
a. Some servers have limited access settings and don’t allow uploading themes through the admin – in this case you have to upload using FTP.

Upload Theme via FTP client

Free FTP Client
a. Get Filezilla here: http://filezilla-project.org/


Installing Premium Plugins

Premium Theme Only *
Installing Bonus plugins for premium theme.

Once you activate the premium theme you will see a notice on the top of your wordpress admin screen asking you to install the some recomended plugins.  If you don’t want to use these plugins just click dismiss this notice. Otherwise click the begin installing plugins link.

You can also install these plugins at any time by clicking on the apperance >> theme recomended plugins page.

On the plugin install page you can click the install link and then activate the plugin in the installed plugins area of the wordpress admin: Plugins >> Installed Plugins

NOTE - If updating from premium version 1.7.3 (or lower) or free version 1.5.6 (or lower) view this tutorial about the new theme options

Whenever updating it's a good time to download a copy of your theme options, just in case. Head over to the last tab in the theme options (Import / Export) and download an export file so you have a local copy.

First You Need To Download The New Theme Zip File From Kadence Themes
  • Step 1 - Log into your Kadence Themes account by going to /my-account/ page and using your email and password to login. Link: www.kadencethemes.com/my-account/
  • Step 2 – Find and select the download link for the theme file.
Update Your Theme Via Wordpress
  • Step 1 - You need to deactivate the current Virtue Premium theme in the appearance > themes section by simply activating a different theme. Once you activate a different theme, you can delete the Virtue Premium theme.
    (Don’t worry; your content will not be lost.)
  • Step 2 - Simply upload the "virtue_premium_vx_x_x" file in the "appearance > themes" section. Click on the "Install Themes" tab at the top and choose to upload the zip file.
  • Step 3 - Once it uploads, choose to activate it. You're done!
Update Your Theme Via FTP
  • Step 1 - Go to "wp-content > themes" location and backup your "virtue_premium" theme folder by saving it to your computer, or you can choose to simply delete it. (Your content will not be lost.)
  • Step 2 - Simply drag and drop the new "virtue_premium" theme folder into "wp-content > themes" location. Choose to "Replace" the current one if you did not delete it.
First you need to copy your theme options from the free version.
  • Step 1 - Click on the Theme Options Link under appearance in the wordpress admin.
  • Step 2 – Click on the Import/Export tab of the theme options.
  • Step 3 – Under the Export section click the "copy" button and select all the code in the drop down and copy it.
Install Premium and import theme options into Premium
  • Step 1 - Install Virtue Premium, follow instructions above
  • Step 2 – Navigate to the theme options Import/Export tab.
  • Step 3 – Under the Import section click the "import from file" button and pasted the copied code into the dropdown box. Then click Import.

The Virtue Theme Options panel is where you will set your design, site functionality and homepage layout.

Main Settings

Site Layout Style

Gives you the option to choose a boxed or wide layout style.

Footer Widget Layout

Gives you the option to choose how many columns you would like in the footer.

Logo Layout

Gives you the option to choose a centered or left aligned layout (effects the logo and primary menu).

Logo

Upload your logo in the dimensions you would like it to appear on a desktop computer.

Upload your @2x Logo for Retina Screens

Upload your logo at twice the dimensions of your desktop logo. This will make it appear crisp on retina screens.

Sitename Logo Font

This font will apply to your sitename if you don't upload a logo.

Sitename Style

Choose size and style for your sitename. Will apply if you don't use an image logo.

Site Tagline - Below Logo

An optional line of text below your logo.

Site Tagline Font

This font will apply to your site tagline.

Site Tagline Style

Choose size and style your site tagline.

Logo Spacing

This allows you to adjust the position of your logo by adding spacing on the top, bottom, left or right.

Primary Menu Spacing

This allows you to adjust the position of your Primary Menu by adding spacing on the top, bottom, left or right.

Sitewide Banner

This allows you upload a banner for bottom of header that will show on every page of your site.

Banner Link

By adding a link it gives the option of clicking the banner and being taken to that link.

Choose A Header Style

Select the style of header you would like.

Choose How Many Menu Items Per Side

This will set the number of menu items on each side of the logo

Enable Sticky Header

This determines whether or not the header stays when scrolling up or down.

Topbar Settings

Use Topbar?

Chose to show or hide the Topbar

Use Topbar Icon Menu?

Chose to show or hide the Topbar

Topbar Icon Menu

With this menu you can add as many ions to your topbar as you want. Click the down arrow to get started with the first icon. Choose a title for the icon (this will show up under the icon as a tooltip). Choose an icon (you can search there are a lot). And lastly give your icon a link.

Show Cart total in topbar?

This only works if using woocommerce

Display Search in Topbar?

Choose to show or hide search in topbar

Enable widget area in right of Topbar?

This option allows you to make the right half of your top bar a widget area. If enabled you will have a new area on the widget page to put widgets. Note this will remove the search (you can reenable it my adding it to the widget area)

Slider Setttings

Choose a Home Image Slider

If you don't want an image slider on your home page choose none. If you choose the Revolution Slider you will need to set that up on the Revolution Slider plugin page.

The options for the Home Image Slider are Flex, Thumb, Revolution and Video.

If Revolution Slider

Choose your Revolution Slider in the area if using revolution sider

Slider Images

Here you can set your images for both the flex and thumb slider. The title of each slide and the description are used for captions.

Use large images for best results. Virtue will crop your images to fit the height and width of your slider space. If you use too small of images it won't work correctly.

Slider Max Height

This determines the max height of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the height of the max height.

Slider Max Width

This determines the max width of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the width of the max width.

Auto Play?

This determines if a slider automatically scrolls

Slider Pause Time

How long to pause on each slide, in milliseconds

Transition Type

Choose a transition type, fade or slide.

Slider Transition Time

How long for slide transitions, in milliseconds.

Show Captions?

Choose to show or hide captions.

Video Embed Code

If your using a video on the home page place video embed code here.

Mobile Slider

This replaces your home page slider for mobile visitors. It's optional.

Would you like to use this feature?

Choose if you would like to show a different slider on your home page for your mobile visitors. If you chooose no it will default to your home slider.

Choose a Slider for Mobile

Choose which slider you would like to show for mobile viewers.

If Revolution Slider

Choose your Revolution Slider in the area if using revolution sider

Slider Images

Here you can set your images for the flex slider.

Use large images for best results. Virtue will crop your images to fit the height and width of your slider space. If you use too small of images it won't work correctly.

Slider Max Height

This determines the max height of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the height of the max height.

Slider Max Width

This determines the max width of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the width of the max width.

Auto Play?

This determines if a slider automatically scrolls

Slider Pause Time

How long to pause on each slide, in milliseconds

Transition Type

Choose a transition type, fade or slide.

Slider Transition Time

How long for slide transitions, in milliseconds.

Show Captions?

Choose to show or hide captions.

Mobile Video Embed Code

If your using a video on the home page place video embed code here.

Home Layout

Display the sidebar on the Home Page?

This determines if there is a sidebar on the home page.

Choose a Sidebar for your Home Page

If you are using a sidebar on your home page select which one using this select box.

Homepage Layout Manager

This is where you build your home page. Using the manager you drag and drop what you want enabled to the right "enabled" box. You can sort the order by dragging and dropping as well.

Image Menu

This allows you to create as many images menu items as you would like. Just open the box, give it a title. Upload an image, link your image to a page on your site or link to anther site. Add a description. Remember to always use images large enough to fill the space. The theme will crop images to the right size so use large images.

Image Menu Height

This allows you to set the height of your image menu. You can use as large of menus as you would like, just remember it only works if your images are large enough.

Home Product Carousel Title

This allows you to set the title for the featured product carousel. Remember products for the featured product carousel are set by featuring products in the woocommerce product edit page.

Home Blog Title

This allows you to set the title for your blog posts on the home page.

Choose How many posts on Homepage

This allows you to set how many blog posts you would like to show on the home page.

Limit posts to a Category

This allows you to only show one category of blog posts on the home page or show them all.

Home Portfolio Carousel Title

This allows you to set the title for your carousel portfolio posts on the home page.

Portfolio Carousel Category Type

This allows you to only show one type of portfolio post on the portfolio carousel home page or show them all.

Display Portfolio Types under Title

Click the check box if you want to show the portfolio types under the title on your home page portfolio carousel.

Home Custom Carousel Title

This allows you to set the title for your carousel portfolio posts on the home page.

Custom Carousel Items

This allows you to create as many custom carousel items as you would like. Just open the box, give it a title. Upload an image, link your image to a page on your site or link to anther site. Add a description. Remember to always use images large enough to fill the space. The theme will crop images to the right size so use large images.

Icon Menu

You can create as menu icon menu items as you want. Give each one a title, icon and link

Home Portfolio Full Title

This allows you to set the title for your full portfolio posts on the home page.

Portfolio Full Category Type

This allows you to only show one type of portfolio post on the full portfolio home page or show them all.

Choose how many Portfolio Items on Homepage

Set how many portfolio items you would like to show in your full portfolio settings.

Choose how many Portfolio columns

Set how many portfolio columns you would like your portfolio items to be organized in on your home pages full portfolio.

Display Portfolio Types under Title

Click the check box if you want to show the portfolio types under the title on your home page full portfolio.

Display Lightbox Link in Top Right Corner?

Click the check box if you want to show the lightbox link in the top right corner on your home page full portfolio.

Latest Post Display

Choose whether you would like to show full post or post or post excerpt on the latest post page.

Use Post Grid Format

Selecting this will change the blog format from default to grid format.

Shop Settings

Shop Product Column Layout

This determines if there is a grid or single column of products on the shop and category pages

Display the sidebar on shop page?

This determines if there is a sidebar on the shop and category pages.

Choose a Sidebar for your Shop Page

If you are using a sidebar on your Shop page select which one using this select box.

Display the Sidebar on Product Category Pages?

Choose whether or not you would like a sidebar on your product categories pages.

Choose a Sidebar for your Product Category Pages

Here you can select the type of sidebar you would like on your prodcut category pages.

How many products per page

Choose how many products you would like to show per page on your shop page

Show Category Filter on Shop Page

This adds an dynamic filter to the shop page.

Show Category Filter on Category Pages

This adds an dynamic filter to Category pages.

Use Infinite Scroll on Shop Pages

This option allows you to load posts as you scroll on a single shop page.

Show Ratings in Shop and Category Pages

This determines if the rating is displayed in the product archive pages.

Show Sold Tag if Product Out of Stock

When a product is out of stock this feature will display a sold tag on the top right of the product image.

Hide Add to Cart Till Mouse Hover

This determines if add to cart button will be hidden till the mouse hovers over the product.

Product Image Flip

Selecting this will allow your product image to flip to the first gallery image when hovered over on shop page.

Shop Category Column Layout

Select the number of category column images you would like shown on the shop and category pages.

Category Image Aspect Ratio

Select how you would like your category images to be cropped. Note: this must be enabled below.

Shop & Archive Product Title Font

Select the size and style for your product titles on category and archive pages.

Set Product Tite to Uppercase?

Select whether or not you would like your product titles uppercase on category pages.

Product Title Min Height

Use this to align the height of your products.

Product Image Aspect Ratio

This sets how you want your product image to be cropped. Note: this must be enabled below to use.

Enable Product Image Aspect Ratio on Catalog Pages

When turned off the image dimensions are automatically set to woocommerce default settings.

Enable Product Image Aspect Ratio on Product Page

When turned off the image dimensions are automatically set to woocommerce default settings.

Would you like to use have a slider on your shop page?

This just shows our hides your Shop page slider options.

Single Product Layout in Product Page Settings

Select a product layout.

Product Sidebar Default

Choose whether to show or not show the product sidebar default.

Choose a Default Sidebar for Your Single Product Images

Select your default sidebar.

Display Variations as Radio Buttons Instead of Select Box?

This determines whether or nor you wish to display product variations in a box form.

Display Product Navigation Arrows Beside Title?

Selecting this will display the navigation arrow beside the product title.

Display Product Tabs?

This determines whether or not your product tabs are displayed.

Scroll to Tab?

This scrolls the page to the product tab when clicked.

Product Tab Order- Lowest First

This zllows you to set the order of your product tabs.

Activate Custom Tab 01

Selecting this will add a custom product tab to your products.

Activate Custom Tab 02

Selecting this will add a custom product tab to your products.

Activate Custom Tab 03

Selecting this will add a custom product tab to your products.

Display Related Products?

Select this if you wish to display related products.

Choose How Many Columns are in Related Products Carousel

Select the number of columns you would like in your related products carousel.

Portfolio Options

Portfolio Permalink Base

Here you can set your permalink base for your portfolio.

Allow Comments on Portfolio Posts

Select this if you would like to allow comments on your portfolio posts.

All Projects Default Portfolio Page

This will set the link in every portfolio post. Note: this can be overridden in post.

Portfolio Arrow Navigation

Here you can choose whether you wish to nagivate through all posts or through category.

Choose How Many Portfolio Columns to Show On Portfolio Category Pages

Select the number of columns to show on each portfolio category page.

Choose How Many Columns to Show On Recent Portfolio Carousel

Select the number of columns to show on your recent portfolio carousel.

Blog Options

Post Excerpt Length

Select the number of words you would like in an excerpt. Note: You can customize this per post.

Show Comments Closed Text?

Show or hide comments closed notice at the end of each post.

Show Author Icon with Posts?

This will show or hide your author icon under the post title.

Show "Posted In" Categories With Posts?

This will show or hide posted in categories under post title.

Show Comment Icon With Posts?

This will show or hide your comment icon under the post title.

Show Date with Posts?

This will show or hide the date with the post title.

Show Previous and Next Post Links?

This will show or hide both the previous and the next post links in the footer of a single post.

Use Infinite Scroll On Blog Pages

This option allows you to load posts as you scroll on a single blog page.

Blog Post Sidebar Default

Chose whether or not you wish to have your sidebar shown.

Blog Post Summary Default

Select an option for the display of your blog post summary.

Blog Post Head Content Default

Select an option for the display of your blog post head content

Blog Post Author Box Default

Choose whether you would like to show or not show the blog post author box.

Display the Sidebar On Blog Archives?

Choose whether or not you wish to have a sidebar on blog category pages.

Choose a Sidebar for Your Category/Archive Pages.

Choose the sidebar you would like to use for your category/archive pages.

Basic Styling

Theme Skin Stylesheet

Note* changes made in options panel will override this stylesheet. Example: Colors set in typography.

Primary Highlight Color

Choose the default Highlight color for your site. This will effect links, buttons, etc.

20% lighter than Primary Color

This will effect the hover color of links, buttons, etc.

Sitewide Gray Fonts

This will effect all the gray text throughout the site

Footer Font Color

This will effect the color of text in your footer

Advanced Styling

Main Content Background

This sets your background for page content areas.

Topbar Background

This sets your background for your sites header.

Header Background

This sets your background for your sites header.

Secondary Menu Background

This sets your background for the secondary menu.

Mobile Menu Background

This sets the background of the mobile menu.

Footer Background

This sets your background for your sites footer.

Body Background

If Site is Boxed Layout, this will determine the body tags background.

Typography

Header Font

Choose a font. This font will apply to all header tags.

H1 Headings

Choose Size and Style for h1 (This Styles Your Page Titles)

H2 Headings

Choose Size and Style for h2 (This Styles Your Post Titles on Blog Page)

H3 Headings

Choose Size and Style for h3 (This Styles Your Widget Titles and Home Page Module Titles)

H4 Headings

Choose Size and Style for h4 (This Styles Your h4 tags used in the content area)

H5 Headings

Choose Size and Style for h5 (This Styles Your h5 tags used in the content area)

Body Font

Choose a font. This font will apply to all p tags.

Body Font - Size and Style

Choose Size and Style for paragraphs

Primary Menu Font

Choose size and style for primary menu.

Primary Menu Hover and Active Font Color

This font color will display when being hovered over by mouse or when it is active.

Primary Menu Hover and Active Background Color

This background color will display when being hovered over by mouse or when it is active.

Secondary Menu Font

This will set the size and style on your secondary menu

Secondary Menu Hover and Active Font Color

This font color will display in the secondary menu when being hovered over by mouse or when it is active.

Secondary Menu Hover and Active Background Color

This background color will display in the secondary menu when being hovered over by mouse or when it is active.

Secondary Menu Item Size

This will determine the number of menu items that fit in the menu.

Dropdown Font Color

Choose a color

Dropdown Background Color

Choose a color

Dropdown Border Color

Choose a color and whether or not you would like transparency.

Mobile Menu Only Show Button

Turn on to hide menu text

Mobile Menu Font

Choose size and style for mobile menu

Mobile Hover and Active Font Color

Choose a color

Mobile Hover and Active Background Color

Choose a color

Language Settings

Quick Language Settings Mobile Menu Title

Choose what you would like the name of your menu title to be.

Search Placeholder Text

Choose a name for your search placeholder.

Topbar Cart Total Text

Choose a name for the topbar cart.

Product Sold Text

Choose a name for the products that are sold.

Product Sale Text

Choose a name for your sale products.

Post READ MORE Text

Choose a name for your "read more" text.

Post Author BY Text

Choose a name for your author "by" text.

Post Category POSTED IN Text

Choose a name for your "posted in" text.

Dynamic Filter All Text

Choose a name for your filter text.

Mobile Dynamic Filter Products Text

Choose a name for your filtered products for mobile text.

Mobile Dynamic Filter Projects Text

Choose a name for your filtered projects for mobile text.

Product Page: Description Tab Text

Choose a name for the description tab on your products page.

Product Page: Description Header Text

Choose a name for your product page header.

Product Page: Additional Information Tab Text

Choose a name for your "additional information" tab.

Product Page: Additional Information Header Text

Choose a name for your "additional information" header.

Product Page: Product Video Tab Text

Choose a name for your product video tab.

Product Page: Product Video Header Text

Choose a name for your product video header.

Product Page: Reviews Tab Text

Choose a name for your reviews tab.

Product Page: Related Products Text

Choose a name for your related products tab.

LightBox: Loading Text

This text will appear when the lightbox is loading.

LightBox: Of Text

This changes the text in the count when the lightbox is open.

LightBox: Error Text

This text will appear when an error occurs.

Show Breadcrumbs in Woocommerce Pages and Categories?

This will show or hide breadcrumbs in your woocommerce pages and categories.

Show Breadcrumbs on Products?

This will show or hide breadcrumbs on your woocommerce products.

Show Breadcrumbs on Blog Post?

This will show or hide breadcrumbs on your single blog posts.

Show Breadcrumbs on Portfolio Post?

This will show or hide breadcrumbs on your single portfolio posts.

Show Breadcrumbs on Pages & Categories?

This will show or hide breadcrumbs on your pages and categories.

Home Title for Breadcrumbs

Choose a home title for your breadcrumbs.

All Blog Post Page

This sets the link to your main blog page for breadcrumbs.

Show Shop Page in Breadcrumbs?

This will show or hide the shop page in breadcrumbs.

Misc Settings

Hide Image Border

Choose to show or hide the image border.

Custom Favicon

This will display on your website tab.

Contact Form Email

This will be the contact email on the contact form.

Footer Copyright Text

This is your own copyright text located in the footer.

Search Results - Choose Sidebar

Select the sidebar you wish to use.

Create Custom Sidebars

Create your own custom sidebar.

Limit Max Page to 940px

Select this if you want your max website size to be smaller.

Enable Smooth Scrolling

Select this if you would like the styled scroll bar.

Enable Auto Hide

Selecting this will hide the scroll bar when not scrolling.

Hide Scroll Background

This will show or hide the scroll bar background

Enable Virtue Galleries to Override Wordpress

This will enable or disable virtue galleries to be overridden by wordpress.

Use Masonry Feature on Virtue Galleries

This allows photo gallery to have different image ratios.

Enable Animation In

This will remove or add all the appear animation.

Advanced Settings

Google Analytics Tracking ID for SEO General Options

This will allow you to hook up google analytics to your site.

Turn On Virtue SEO?

Virtue Theme offers basic SEO options. For full SEO use a plugin.

Custom CSS

This will add custom styling to your theme.

Import / Export

Import Options

This allows you to import by pasting code into your site or a link to file with your export code

Export Options

This gives you the ability to copy export code or download a file with the code or create a file on your server and copy a link to that file.

Blog Page Template

Blog Page Example
Creating a Blog Page

Contact Page Template

Contact Page Example
Creating a Contact Page

Feature Page Template

Feature Page Example
Creating a Feature Page

Feature - Sidebar Page Template

Feature Sidebar Page Example
Creating a Feature - Sidebar Page

Fullwidth Page Template

Fullwidth Page Example
Creating a Fullwidth Page

Portfolio Grid Page Template

Portfolio Page Example
Creating a Portfolio Grid Page

Sidebar Page Template

Sidebar Page Example
Creating a Sidebar Page

Staff Grid Page Template

Premium Theme Only *
Staff Page Example
Creating a Staff Grid Page

Testimonial Grid Page Template

Premium Theme Only *
Testimonial Page Example
Creating a Testimonial Grid Page
Creating a Blog Post

To create a new post go to your wordpress admin >> post and click the new post button.

You will see a page that looks like the one below.

Blog Post Options

Option 1 - Head Content

This determines if there is a slider, image carousel, image, video or nothing above the title of your post. Examples below:

Option 2 - Max Image/Slider Height

This determines the max height of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the height of the max height.

Option 3 - Max Image/Slider Width

This determines the max width of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the width of the max width.

Option 4 - Post Summery

This determines how your post will look on a blog index or category page. If using an image you must have a featured image set, if using a slider you must have images in your post slider images box.

Option 5 - 6 - Sidebar Settings

You can have a sidebar or choose to have a full width post. If you are using a sidebar you can choose which sidebar you want to show.

Option 7 - Author Info Box

This allows you to add an author box at the bottom of your post. All the author settings are found in the user settings of wordpress.

Option 8 - Post Carousel Options

This allows you to display a carousel below your post with other recent posts. You can also customize the title of your carousel.

Option 9 - Post Slider Images

Add Images to this gallery for the post slider. You can rearrange them to the desired order by clicking and dragging the image.

Option 10 - Post Video Box

Place the video iframe embed code here.

Option 11 - 12 - Post SEO Options

You can add a custom page title for your post SEO and meta description for your post SEO. Note that you must have virtue SEO enabled in theme options panel.

Creating a Porfolio Post

To create a new post go to your wordpress admin >> Portfolio and click the new portfolio post button.

You will see a page that looks like the one below.

Portfolio Post Options

Option 1 - Project Layout

The first portfolio post option you will see is "project layout". You have three options beside, above, or three row. These options determine how the content is displayed for the individual portfolio post. Examples below:

Option 2 - Project Options

This sets the type of post. You can have an image post, image slider post, or video post.

Image Post - If choosing an image post use the featured image box to set your image.

Image Slider Post - If choosing an image slider post use the portfolio slider images box at the bottom of the edit page to set your images. You should still set your featured image for widgets or portfolio grid pages

Video Post - If choosing a video post use the video project box to place your iframe embed code. You should still set your featured image for widgets or portfolio grid pages

Option 3 - Max Image/Slider Height

This determines the max height of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the height of the max height.

Option 4 - Max Image/Slider Width

This determines the max width of the images in your slider. Remember that if your images are too small this will not work. They must be at least the width of the max width.

Option 5 - Project Summery

This determines how the portfolio post will be displayed for portfolio grid pages. If using image you must set a featured image. If using a slider you must set your portfolio slider images.

Option 6 - 10 - Project Information

This is an easy way to create project information with places for a value title and description.

Option 11 - if Video Project

Place the video iframe embed code here.

Option 12 - 13 - Similar Portfolio Carousel

This allows you to display a carousel below your project with other recent portfolio posts. You can customize the title of your carousel to match your project.

Creating a Testimonial Post

To create a new testimonial post go to your wordpress admin >> testimonials and click the new testimonial post button.

You will see a page that like the one below.

Testimonial Post Options

Option 1 - Location

This sets the location for the client

Option 2 - Client Title

This sets the client occupation title.

Option 3 - Link

This adds a link to the clients web site.

Virtue Theme comes with built in shortcodes and shorcode generaters or buttons. When writing a post or page you can use these to make richer content for your site.

Free includes Eight buttons, one for each shortcode

Premium Theme Only *
Premium includes one button with a popup for shortcode generating

Other Shortcodes included with Premium
Carousel Shortcode:
[carousel type=post]

Options:

A full example:

[carousel type=post orderby=date columns=4 items=8 speed=9000 scroll=all cat=photos]
Blog Posts Shortcode:
[blog_posts]

Options:

A full example:

[blog_posts orderby=date items=4 word_count=30 cat=photos]
Portfolio Posts Shortcode:
[portfolio_posts]

Options:

A full example:

[portfolio_posts orderby=date columns=4 items=4 height=200 lightbox=true showtypes=true cat=photos]
Testimonial Posts Shortcode:
[testimonial_posts]

Options:

A full example:

[testimonial_posts orderby=date items=4 columns=4 cat=photos]
Staff Posts Shortcode:
[staff_posts]

Options:

A full example:

[staff_posts orderby=date items=4 columns=4 height=200 cat=photos]

You can find most tutorials located on kadencethemes.com/tutorials/

Getting your Google Analytics Tracking ID

This is for Virtue Premium only.

= Version 2.6.2 =
* Add order to portfolio shortcode.
* Update for events plugin.
* Add option to make category pages grid format.
* Update Theme options
* Remove old update path for versions pre 1.7.3 (speed up theme options).
* Recent posts update.
* Update language file.

= Version 2.6.1 =
* Remove the percentage.
* Update language files.

= Version 2.6.0 =
* Woocommerce 2.2.0 support.
* Pagbuilder tweek.
* Similar post update.

= Version 2.5.9 =
* Update pagebuilder output code.
* Update WPML Widget Support.
* Update theme options.
* Randomize similar posts option.
* Add select support for Composite Products woocommerce extension.

= Version 2.5.8 =
* Update blog shortcode.
* Added Staff Filter.
* Small undefined variable fix.
* Update Theme Options, google font fix.
* Added Black Studio TinyMCE Widget as recommended.
* Add Page builder wide content style.
* Add kad_box shortcode.
* New Portfolio category page template.
* Fixed Smooth Scroll issue.
* Fix for visual widget.
* Add option for single testimonial post navigation.
* Added option for staff grid to link to single post page.
* Added xing to social widget.

= Version 2.5.7 =
* More WPML Support.
* Fixed Smooth scroll Issue
* Small Portfolio shortcode fix.
* Fix testimonial carousel.
* Image size issue.

= Version 2.5.6 =
* Small variable fix

= Version 2.5.5 =
* New fullwidth submenu option.
* New option for full posts in categories.
* Allow sale carousel to be limited to category.
* Fix Author Default Settings.
* Fix Category Full width settings.
* Update comment form for better filters use.

= Version 2.5.4 =
* Clean up Shortcodes script.
* Reformat gmaps for wootabs.
* Update Js for carousel resize.

= Version 2.5.3 =
* Portfolio Grid password protect support.
* Add filter option to portfolio shortcode.
* Add new blog shortcode option.
* Add fixed phone to vcard widget.
* Fix woocommerce template.
* Small fix with home page title.

= Version 2.5.2 =
* Small Update, just updating copy of revolution slider.

= Version 2.5.1 =
* Fix - Some Users reporting issue with theme options.

= Version 2.5.0 =
* Users reporting issue with theme options.
* Move theme options menu to avoid conflict with sensei plugin.

= Version 2.4.9 =
* Force icons to load, some users reporting icons missing.
* Small fix for google fonts.
* Allow image widget caption to have html.

= Version 2.4.8 =
* Small Fix for blog posts

= Version 2.4.7 =
* Remove text align options in typography settings
* Update theme options
* Add support of product finder
* Add basic sensei support
* Add target="_blank" option to button shortcode
* Add menu id class
* Make the home page title appear above the sidebar
* Add class for topbar icon menu items
* Update carousel widget, now choose category
* Add a few icons to virtue icon font
* Update Carousel shortcode
* Update language files
* Add image option to front end testimonial posting shortcode
* Update revolution slider

= Version 2.4.6 =
* Add front end testimonial posting shortcode.
* Add single column option for testimonial post.
* Add option in testimonial carousel to link to testimonial grid page.
* Add option in info box to give text a color

= Version 2.4.5 =
* Fix small issue slides not deleting.
* Fix skins not showing.

= Version 2.4.4 =
* Fix small issue with the checkboxes in the portfolio meta.

= Version 2.4.3 =
* Update theme options panel, huge speed improvement.
* Updated Sticky header with slider above.
* Add my account sidebar with image.
* Small typo fix & clean up files.
* Update Language files and added partial Dutch
* Small fix for parallax in chrome browser.

= Version 2.4.2 =
* Fix Breadcrumb text domain issue.
* Add Image menu Item widget.
* Add Carousel slider to feature template.
* Update Sticky header JS
* Update Language files
* Updated Latest Post from Author

= Version 2.4.1 =
* Fix Home Carousel Slider Issue
* Fix CSS issue with portfolio slider images

= Version 2.4.0 =
* Add new Kadence Slider
* Add option to turn select boxes off
* Add link option to infobox widget and shortcode
* Add option for slider above header on feature pages
* Add option shortcode for modals
* Fix small mqtranlslate issue with contact form
* Fix small issue with the blog shortcode.
* Fix fliker icon
* Update metabox script
* Update Revolution Slider

= Version 2.3.9 =
* Fix some woocommerce variations issues with select2
* Fix radio issue for variations
* Fix call to action widget
* Fix for mqtranslate

= Version 2.3.8 =
* Tweek a print style
* Fix mobile nav link
* Add blog posts shortcode gen
* Fix product sidebar issue
* Add pre-layout for pagebuilder
* Add Select styles for desktop
* Add call to action widget
* Add class for your cart "dash"
* Fix variable select box for ipad
* Fix a common issue with category images for woocommerce

= Version 2.3.7 =
* Add Print styles
* Add contact page options
* Add border option to PageBuilder Row

= Version 2.3.6 =
* Add Row Styles, Parallax backgrounds, Color backgrounds
* Add example page template
* Add Widget area to Header
* Add popover shortcode
* Add Multiple Addresses support for Google Maps Shortcode and Widget
* Add Auto-play option for portfolio slider
* Add even/odd css for accordion.
* Fix max width in youtube and Vimeo shortcode
* Update framework to work on platforms without WP_CONTENT_URL
* CSS fix for wp figure

= Version 2.3.5 =
* Password protection for portfolio.
* Carousel Script Update
* Remove some JS files from Redux
* Add Google Maps to Shortcode Generator
* Add Simple Math to contact form
* Add filter option to home page portfolio posts
* Add default for Posts Header
* Update Recent posts Carousel with order by options
* Update languages

= Version 2.3.4 =
* Update Icon Font.
* Add single post navigation.
* Add new social icons to virtue:social widget.
* Remove Custom Select, replace with Select2.
* Fix Vimeo Shortcode.
* Fix sticky header loading issue.
* Fix Firefox Caroufedsel Issue.
* Fix Z-index added Cart issue.
* Switch Pull-quote icon to retina icon.
* Switch flexslider arrow with retina icon.

= Version 2.3.3 =
* Add New Shortcode Generator Framework
* Fix issue with sticky header
* Fix Icon select in widgets
* Small css fixes

= Version 2.3.2 =
* Small Category Fix.
* Small Fix with theme options.
* Language file updates.

= Version 2.3.1 =
* CSS z-index sticky header fix
* Update options panel
* Add option for dropdown colors
* Updated woocommerce file
* Updated CustomSelect js
* Add basic styling to customizer
* Shortcodes in Custom Product tabs
* Link issue for Mobile
* Visual Improvements for Ipad
* Image Size Improvements

= Version 2.3.0 =
* Carousel Excerpt Fixes (Testimonial Carousel)
* Fix page scroll Issue with wootabs
* Update Spanish translation
* Update Italian translation

= Version 2.2.9 =
* Add smooth anchor scrolling
* Add option to move revolution slider above header
* Sticky Header for Mobile option for Header 3
* Add comment links
* Small CSS fixes
* Fix issue with sku.
* hfeed issue
* Image support in icon box shortcode
* Added dots and gradient divider lines
* Small Excerpt fixes
* Fix page subtitle size
* Fix small jump issue with firefox
* Enable Category Descriptions

= Version 2.2.8 =
* Added Support for wp-retina plugin.
* Added Support for blog grid on home page and infinite scroll
* Added support for woocommerce badges plugin
* Updated spanish translation.
* Fixed Bug with custom woocommerce tabs
* Fixed bug on testimonial grid
* Fixed bug with Metaboxes and wordpress 3.9
* Fixed bug with firefox left click on products
* Update Revolution slider

= Version 2.2.7 =
* Added options for link targets with slides.
* Added lightbox for image carousels on posts.
* Fixed issues with new/window link.
* Update Breadcrumb issue
* Updated language files.
* Fixed issue with recent posts widget date.

= Version 2.2.6 =
* Added New Virtue Google Maps Widget
* Added New Features for Smooth Scroll
* Bug Fix Firefox search text.

= Version 2.2.5 =
* Update packaged version of revolution slider
* Add up to 3 Custom tabs for woocommerce!
* Add target option for topbar icons
* Bug fixes for shrink header
* Bug fixes for android
* Bug fix for page builder

= Version 2.2.4 =
* Add new Widget Info Boxes
* Add product arrow navigation
* Add product category carousel option.
* Chrome bug Icon fix.
* Bug fix for product filter issue in dashboard.
* Update language files (fix issue in french translation).
* Bug fixes for andriod

= Version 2.2.3 =
* Add Page Builder Support
* Add New Gallery Widget
* Add New Carousel Widget
* Add image carousel option to portfolio
* Add image carousel option to home page
* Improved Image Widget
* Improved Testimonial Widget
* Fix jumping of images in chrome browser
* Fix carousel issue on full post page
* Fix for products in tabs or accordions
* Fix for php 5.2 error
* Update Google Fonts
* Small CSS Improvements

= Version 2.2.2 =
* Fix for carousel on android
* Add filter call for qtranslate
* Fix for child theme trying to update
* Add fix for m4v videos
* Add fix for carousel slider on portfolio page

= Version 2.2.1 =
* Fix for carousel on andriod
* Fix for carousel slider
* Update language file
* Small fix for qtranslate menu description

= Version 2.2.0 =
* Add Update Notifier and API download - YAY
* Add Portfolio shortcodes
* Add Staff Shortcodes
* Add filters to default placement images
* Add support for mp4 videos
* Add link for banner
* Update google fonts to work on more server configurations
* Update button shortcode for target attribute
* Update woocommerce template
* Fix carousel on android
* Small Fix widget script
* Small change in isotope
* Small css fix for author image
* Small fix Custom carousel
* Make dynamic filter off by default

= Version 2.1.6 =
* Small Fix to menu css
* Isotope Fix
* Small update to icon menu
* Update language file

= Version 2.1.5 =
* Fix carousel Issue on iPhones
* Nice Scroll Updated
* Fix ajax cart
* Isotope Updated
* Added Smart Resize

= Version 2.1.4 =
* Small Fix for woocommerce filter
* Small Fix for translation
* Small Fix for qtranslate
* Add shortcode for google map
* Add Sticky Header option
* Add two new Header Styles

= Version 2.1.3 =
* Small Fix with Image Captions
* Cart Widget fix
* Remove woocommerce template files.

= Version 2.1.2 =
* Small Fix for Carousel

= Version 2.1.1 =
* Add Carousel Slider to home and portfolio posts
* Turn SEO options off by default
* Add default sidebar for products

= Version 2.1.0 =
* Fix Androd browser issue with carousel
* Update woocommerce files

= Version 2.0.9.9 =
* Small Fix for box layout
* Small Fix for qtranslate
* Small Fix for gallery captions
* Add wpml-config.xml file
* Change language files folder to languages
* Add option for sold text
* Add option for sale text
* Fix products with variations for woocommerce 2.1

= Version 2.0.9.7 =
* Small Fix with Gallery Carousel Captions
* Update css for better upgrade from versions below 1.7.4
* Update Spanish language files
* Force Portfolio Type Pages to order by menu order.
* Add options for portfolio navigation arrows to stay within portfolio-type.
* Add meta box for portfolio posts to override theme options portfolio grid page.
* Add options to portfolio bottom carousel.
* Clean Up some files.

= Version 2.0.9.6 =
* Fix Icon Issue in theme options

= Version 2.0.9.5 =
* Fix Icon Issue in theme options
* update language file.

= Version 2.0.9 =
* Add Support for qtranslate
* Minor css Fix
* Fix portfolio link issue
* Update woocommerce template files, add support for 2.1
* Fix issue with ajax filter in products
* Update Theme options for speed.

= Version 2.0.8 =
* Fix some small styling with product quantity.
* Fix all text in filter.
* Fix for icon boxes in sidebar.
* Add French Language files
* Fix small styling with image posts

= Version 2.0.7 =
* Add shortcode for slider of posts.

= Version 2.0.6 =
* Fix Virtue Toolkit issue.
* Updated Flex-slider 2.2.2
* Add Italian Language

= Version 2.0.5 =
* Fix Gallery captions
* Fix figure styles
* Fix product image style

= Version 2.0.4 =
* Fix Sidebar Issue on shop page.
* Clean up mobile menu for firefox.
* Add Gallery Carousel option.
* Add Gallery Caption option.
* Add Gallery Slider option.
* Clean up some product styles.

= Version 2.0.3 =
* Fix Author Box.
* Fix typography not loading all styles.
* Fix media queries in ie8
* 8 Fix contact form
* Some prep for woocommerce 2.1

= Version 2.0.2 =
* Make it possible to have two different columns styles on one page of products.
* Add options to the home page for portfolio height.
* Fix product image res.
* Add option for sold tag with products out of stock.

= Version 2.0.1 =
* Add support for 1 column image menu (sidebar).
* Add option for sidebar on category pages.
* Fix Category Grid Issue
* Fix product-category css issue
* Various Small Fixes.

= Version 2.0.0 =
* Fix Blog Grid Issue
* Fix Rating issue on category pages
* Add Option for infinite Scroll on Blog Posts
* Add shortcode for custom image menu
* Site Default for Blog Posts
* Fix Language Issue with theme options

This is for Virtue Free only.

= Version: 2.2.3 =
* Update Screenshot.
* Fix favicon issue.
* Remove links from mock icon menu.
* Remove old browser warning.

= Version: 2.2.2 =
* Add fixed phone to vcard widget.
* Fix image hover issue in chrome.
* Add Ukrainian language.
* Add string translation option for icon menu, home slider.
* Small fix with home page title.
* Fix woocommerce template.

= Version: 2.2.1 =
* Add string to pot file.
* Add sweedish .po file
* Update Image Widget
* Add menu id class
* Fix Stylesheet issue
* Fix small issue with tgmpa
* Fix small issue with user profiles

= Version: 2.2.0 =
* Fix small issue slides not deleting.
* Fix skins not showing.

= Version: 2.1.9 =
* Update Options panel, huge speed improvement!
* Add my account sidebar with image.
* Add Danish Translation
* Small php notice fix for products without a category.
* Small fix for users using disqus

= Version: 2.1.8 =
* Update Turkish Translation
* Update support for MQtranslate
* Fix small gettext issue.
* Fix small issue with recent posts carousel.
* Fix small CSS issue.

= Version: 2.1.7 =
* Update print styles
* Update woocommerce template
* Add class for your cart "dash"
* Fix for categories
* Small CSS fixes

= Version: 2.1.6 =
* Fix Theme Options Script URL

= Version: 2.1.5 =
* Fix Theme Options Script URL
* Fix Header Layout 50%

= Version: 2.1.4 =
* Update Theme options
* Fix footer column issue on Ipad
* Add default option for default post header
* Add auto play option to portfolio slider
* Update languages

= Version: 2.1.3 =
* Use Masonry from wordpress core.
* Use wordpress paginate_links
* Add KV to virtue widget
* Added option for single post navigation.
* Fix Firefox Caroufedsel Issue.
* Fix Z-index added Cart issue.
* Fix various other css issues.
* Fix widget id issue in primary sidebar.
* Switch Pull-quote icon to retina icon.

= Version: 2.1.2 =
* Update woocommerce file.

= Version: 2.1.1 =
* Added Support for wp-retina plugin.
* Enable Category Descriptions.
* Fix issue with sku.
* hfeed issue
* Fixed bug with Metaboxes and wordpress 3.9

= Version: 2.1.0 =
* Add target option for topbar icons and home page icons.
* Add target option for slides.
* Bug Fix Firefox search text.
* Bug fix for product filter issue in dashboard.

= Version: 2.0.9 =
* Chrome Bug fix for icons
* Fix in archive.php
* Fix for french language.
* Add German language file

= Version: 2.0.8 =
* Update Google fonts
* Fix for php 5.2
* Update woocommerce file.
* Add more space with custom css box in theme options

= Version: 2.0.7 =
* Small Fix

= Version: 2.0.6 =
* Small css fix for author image
* Update woocommerce template files
* Qtranslate issue
* Update google fonts to work on more server configurations
* Fix for carousel on android

= Version: 2.0.5 =
* Add back ajax cart
* Qtranslate issue
* Add pt language file (almost empty)
* Topbar Menu z-index update.
* Make last menu item move left

= Version: 2.0.4 =
* Fix my account issues with woocommerce 2.1
* Remove some woocommere template files.

= Version: 2.0.3 =
* Last updates for woocommerce 2.1
* Added Carousel Slider to Portfolio Posts and Home Page

= Version: 2.0.2 =
* Fix Minor Portfolio Grid issue
* Pre review request updated custom.php
* Update woocommerce files for 2.1
* Fix portfolio carousel
= Version: 2.0.1 =
* Woocommerce 2.1 support updates
* Fix Touch click on android.
* Add tumblr icon to social widget
* Updated Languages
* Add wpml config file

= Version: 2.0.0 =
* Fix Portfolio type template.
* Update Theme Options.
* Remove bootstrap 2 css replace with bootstrap 3 css.
* Update all template files for bootstrap classes.
* Updated all theme css for bootstrap 3.
* Update WP Gallery.
* Update Woocommerce in prep for 2.1
* Update contact page.
* Update bootstrap js.

= Version: 1.9.9.7 =
* Very Very small fix with portfolio carousel.

= Version: 1.9.9.6 =
* Move virtuetoolkit to repository.
* Remove edd_license
* Remove typo
* Add font fix.

= Version: 1.9.9.5 =
* Fix theme options errors.
* Add ru_RU translation.

= Version: 1.9.9 =
* Remove Ace Editor
* Add it_IT translation.

= Version: 1.9.8 =
* Move text domain to the top of functions
* Fix cart icon not showing

= Version: 1.9.7 =
* Always notice things right after you update.
* Fix comments.

= Version: 1.9.5 =
* Update Theme Options, Various Speed improvements
* Add Logo Alt
* Fix css for forms, and checkout
* Add support for icons in top menu
* Add lightbox option to portfolio grid
* Add full post option to archive.php
* Fix product image size issue
* Update portfolio post icon
* Allow for jetpack comments
* Add defaults for home page

= Version: 1.8.5 =
* Fix Latest Post Slider
* Add Ajax cart
* Fix Portfolio Img Alt
* Add Portfolio Comments
* Fix Portfolio Carousel with Sidebar

= Version: 1.8.4 =
* Updated Screenshot for wordpress 3.8
* Updated tag for wordpress 3.8

= Version: 1.8.3 =
* Add options to order portfolio items on the home page.
* Add options to order portfolio items on the portfolio gird page.
* Update google fonts
* Add video size option

= Version: 1.8.2 =
* Fix issue with video
* Fix issue with custom css
* Fix issue with contact forum
* Remove the activation script to transfer options.

= Version: 1.8.0 =
* Add import old options support
* Fix issue with mobile slider
* Fix issue with portfolio type not working on home layout
* Add option for more portfolio items in carousel
* Add default setting for metaboxes

= Version: 1.7.8 =
* Add text domain for "by"
* Fix for Subversion
* Fix theme options server error
* Fix issue with gallery not working
* Fix issue with rating showing on
* Fix Issue with Theme Options freezing

= Version: 1.7.7 =
* Fixed Issue with frontpage.php
* Removed tracking file and System Info file
* Removed Google Font Check

= Version: 1.7.6 =
* Fixed Issue with home page blog categories
* Fixed Issue with the home page portfolio categories.

= Version: 1.7.5 =
* Updated Skins CSS
* New Theme Options panel
* Update Old Theme Options on activation
* New Theme Options for products
* Fix Masonry issue with products
* Remove Retina.js from theme
* Add description to icon menu
* Add latest post slider option
* Add option to change layout for topbar

= Version: 1.5.6 =
* Added opt in for retina.js
* Updated Mobile slider
* Updated language issue for topbar widget
* Updated AquaResizer
* Updated styling with theme options
* Add Category Page Subtitle
* Add to options: turning off Virtue Gallery
* Update Menu CSS
* Update Feature Template with lightbox options
* Update flexslider, carousel css for IE 8
* Added Masonry.js
* Updated products to use masonry.js
* Changed Lightbox to Magnific Popup, dropped prettyPhoto.
* Added footer column css class

= Version: 1.5.5 =
* Change how custom css gets called
* Updated portfolio grid issue
* Change styling with theme options
* Add js override to make variations in woocommerce work
* Add styling to prettyPhoto
* Fix icon menu issue
* Updated Social Widget
* Update language for translation
* Fix issue with footer translation
* Fix issue with icons disappearing in theme options when translated
* Changes class for products

= Version: 1.5.4 =

* Updated Links in Theme Options
* Changed Theme Lightbox to prettyPhoto
* Change gMap to GMAP3 Plugin for JQuery

Virtue uses the following resources in no particular order.