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  • Hello!

    I’m helping a friend with her website, and she wants a portfolio + blog. I suggested her to choose within a few templates I’ve bought that have different templates for portfolio and blog inside the same template.

    But if she doesn’t like any of these, I would like to give her some options, without buying any template.

    So my question is:

    if she has a domain called for example cupcake.com and she chooses a portfolio template for this, can she add a sub-domain like blog.cupcake.com and choose a different template for this sub-domain?

    how would she log into the different “parts” of her website?

    thank you so much!

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  • esmi
    Forum Moderator

    @esmi

    What you are describing sounds like WordPress Multisite but that does seem rather OTT in this situation. Will the portfolio pages be Posts or Pages?

    Rather OTT? 🙂 I don’t know the meaning of this…

    But answering your question, yes, the portfolio would have pages, not posts.

    For example this kind of template (http://organicthemes.com/demo/portfolio/) but not this one, because she cannot afford it. And then we would choose a random free template for her blog.

    I would love to know how I can build a template by my own hands, but I can’t seem to understand how, though everyone says that it’s simple. I don’t have any of the tools, asides from notepad. I know CSS, but I can’t understand PHP and HTML enough to build a thing on my own.

    esmi
    Forum Moderator

    @esmi

    I don’t know the meaning of this

    Oh – sorry! OTT = Over The Top. A rather extreme solution for what might be a simple problem.

    Since these portfolio pages are going to be static Pages, you might want to look at building 1 or more custom page templates. The combination of a custom template and some additional CSS could allow you to create a completely different layout, color or look for these pages.

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