Portfolio Designer


Portfolio Designer Lite is a good handy and free solution for everyone who is looking to showcase photography collections, freelance work, travel gallery, etc. Portfolio Designer Lite provides variety of 2 different portfolio layouts to setup your portfolio page for any WordPress websites. It’s not easy to change or modify portfolio layout very easily, only you can do it by modifying code and css files.

However, using Portfolio Designer plugin you can design your portfolio page as per your choice to give it a WOW factor. Also you can modify various settings very quickly from admin side as Portfolio Designer plugin has User Friendly Admin Panel. So, beginners can start showcasing work within 10 minutes, no coding skill required!!

You can show your new portfolio page design with any page via below shortcode.

Shortcode : [wp_portfolio_designer_lite] – To display portfolio on page

Live Demo: portfoliodesigner.solwininfotech.com

Documentation: Portfolio Designer Documentation Link

Portfolio Designer Lite Plugin Features

  • Fully Responsive
  • Cross Browsers Support ( Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, etc. )
  • Page Selection option to show your portfolio posts with any page
  • Easily manage number of posts per page
  • 2 Default Portfolio Layouts – Grid, Masonry
  • 4 Different Content Positions – Overlay on Image, Bottom of Image, Left Side of Image, Right Side of Image
  • 18 Effective Hover Effects – Zoom Out, Overlay Slide, Corner Slide, Rotating Zoom Out, etc.
  • Alternative Background color selection for posts
  • Typography Settings with wide variety of options like font color & font size for Title, Content, Meta, Filter and Button
  • Maintain Portfolio Content length with summary text
  • Manage your ‘Show All’ text with ‘Filter Settings’
  • Thumbnail Settings Panel for image size selection
  • Custom CSS Support
  • Square/Circle social share buttons
  • Translation Ready (.pot file attached)

Portfolio Designer Pro Features:

Pro version overcome your limitations with lite version of portfolio designer.

Portfolio Designer PRO Plugin Features

  • 3 Default Portfolio Layouts with 50+ option combinations and more coming soon!
  • Grid and Masonry Layouts with up to 6 columns
  • Unlimited ‘Custom Post Type’ creation facility
  • Unlimited ‘Portfolio Layouts’ support
  • Single Portfolio page support to showcase your posts with big featured images on single page
  • Category/Tag filtration for Layout
  • Single Post detail Layout Design with number of features
  • Single Template override option to implement with any themes
  • Custom Post type support for Layouts
  • Page Builder Support for Visual Composer, Divi Builder, BE Page Builder, etc.
  • Easy to switch from lite(free) to PRO via one click option
  • Restore Default option, to start again from scratch
  • Live Preview before create/modify Portfolio Layouts
  • Multiple order by options – Published/Modified Date, Post Title, etc.
  • Wide range of post title settings including link enable/disable
  • 3 pagination type options including “Load More”
  • Multiple social sharing button styles
  • Social Share counts available with different positions
  • Whatsapp, telegram, pocket, reddit social share buttons for instant mobile share
  • ‘Share via Email’ option to share your portfolio link to your friends
  • Related Portfolios with category and column selection
  • 600+ Font Awesome icons support
  • 800+ Google font-family support
  • Duplicate Portfolio Layouts via single click
  • Thumbnail Settings Panel including ‘Custom Size’ option
  • Action and filters for developers

Buy Portfolio Designer (PRO Version) :


Technical Support

We’re active for any support issues and feature suggestions. So hope you will love it. Please contact us at support forum or support.solwininfotech.com


  • Portfolio Designer Panel - Admin Interface
  • Portfolio Designer with 'Grid' Layout + Filter Option
  • Portfolio Designer with 'Grid' Layout + Bottom Content Position
  • Portfolio Designer with 'Grid' Layout + Right Side Content Position
  • Portfolio Designer with 'Grid' Layout + Bottom Content Position (Portfolio Content)
  • Portfolio Designer with 'Masonry' Layout


  1. Upload the portfolio-designer-lite.zip file Via WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New,
  2. Alternately, upload portfolio-designer-lite folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory via FTP,
  3. Activate the Portfolio Designer Lite plugin from Admin > Plugins.


Does Portfolio Designer Lite give me total control of my portfolio page?

Yes, Portfolio Designer gives you total control of your portfolio page. You need to just setup everything correctly and play with it. You may get more than your expectations!

Does Portfolio designer provide some default portfolio layouts?

Yes, Portfolio designer provides 2 default portfolio layouts – Grid and Masonry.

And in Portfolio Designer PRO version, there are 3 different portfolio layouts available with 50+ combinations to design your portfolio page with unique way. In Pro version, you can design your single portfolio post pages too.

Can I apply this portfolio designer only for my hot categories?

Yes, there is one backend option available as you can select multiple portolio categories and portfolio page will show that categories only on frontend.

Can I manage my “Show All” text on filtration?

Yes, you can change that text and decorate it also whatever you like.

What about custom post type support?

Portfolio Designer Lite plugin provides support of ‘Custom Post Type’ too.

And in Portfolio Designer PRO version, you can create new custom post type as well to start your new portfolio section with different post-types.

Where can I get support or talk for portfolio designer issues?

If you get stuck, you can ask for help with Portfolio Designer plugin Support Forum or can create a ticket at our Support Portal.

Will Portfolio Designer work with my themes?

Yes, Portfolio Designer will work with any WordPress themes, but may require some styling changes to make it compatible. If you are facing any compatibility issue with Portfolio Designer plugin then please contact us at Support Forum.


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Release date: December 13th, 2018

  • Updated: Make compatible with WordPress 5.0
  • Updated: Make compatible with rtl
  • Fixed: minor jQuery issues


Release date: June 13th, 2018

  • Added: 10 new hover Effects
  • Added: Border radius option for image
  • Updated: Font awesome new version
  • Updated: Make compatible with WordPress 4.9.6
  • Fixed: Make changes as per GDPR rules


Release date: November 21st, 2017

  • Updated: Make compatible with WordPress 4.9


Release Date: October 19th, 2017

  • Updated: readme file changes


Release Date: September 12th, 2017

  • Initial release