BuddySocial

Getting Started

Navigate to Appearance > Themes in your WordPress administration panel.
Click the Add New button at the top of the page.
Click the Upload theme button at the top of the page.
Select the theme .zip file in the theme Free package downloaded from Brndle and click Install Now.

The following required/recommended plugins are required for the BuddySocial Theme:

BuddyPress (recommended)
rtMedia for WordPress (optional with BuddyPress )
BuddyPress Follow (optional with BuddyPress )
Demo Data Creator (import dummy data with BuddyPress )

Topbar Header Styling

You can find this inside Appearance >> Main Menu

You will find the corresponding option by navigating through

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity.

You will find the corresponding option by navigating through

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Menu.

Find the “Screen Options” in the top WordPress Dashboard top of the right.

Theme Styling

You will get the option inside:
Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> colors.

Here, you will get the following options to play around.
Color Scheme – Allows you to select the color scheme for your site.

Body Background Color – Allows you to choose a body text color for a site.
Theme Color – Allows you to choose a button text color for a site.
Button Hover Color – Allows you to choose a button text hover color for a site.

Set a background image for your site. You will find the option inside

Appearance >> Customize >> Background Image.

Dashboard >> Settings >> Readings.
Here we are exploring the first option:
You will get two options
Your latest posts.
A static page.

You can find the corresponding option at:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Additional CSS

Here you can add your own CSS code here to customize the appearance and layout of your site. Learn more about CSS

For setting favicon, site title and tagline of the website you have to navigate through

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity.

Footer Section

You will find the corresponding option at:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets

I have already added 4 Footer blogs area & add any widgets.

You will find the corresponding option at:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Theme Options

Configuration BuddyPress Nouveau Options

You will find the corresponding option inside:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> General BP Setting.
You will get an option to Configure general BuddyPress appearance ie you can use the round style for member and group avatars.

You will find the corresponding option inside:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> Group Front Page.

Here you will get the following options to configure the default front page for groups.

  • Enable or disable custom front pages for groups.
  • Enable or disable widget region for group homepages. When enabled, the site admin can add widgets to group pages via the Widgets panel.
  • Display the group description in the body of the group’s front page.

You will find the corresponding option inside:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> Member Front Page.
Here you will get the following options to Configure the default front page for members.

  • Enable or disabel default front page for member profiles.
  • Display the biographical info from the member’s WordPress profile.

You will find the corresponding option inside:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> Group Navigation.
Here you will get the following options to customize the navigation menu for groups. You can see your changes by navigating to a group in the live preview window.

  • Display the group navigation vertically.
  • Use tab styling for primary navigation.
  • Use tab styling for secondary navigation.
  • Use tab styling for the group creation process.

NOTE: Customizing the Groups navigation order needs you to create at least one group first.

You will find the corresponding option inside:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> Member Navigation.
Here you will get the following options to customize the navigation menu for members. In the preview window, navigate to a user to preview your changes.

  • Display the member navigation vertically.
  • Use tab styling for primary nav.
  • Use tab styling for secondary nav.
  • Also Allows you to drag each possible member navigation items into the order preferable order.

You will find the corresponding option inside:

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> Loop layouts.
Here you can set the number of columns to use for BuddyPress loops listed below:

  • Members
  • Member > Friends
  • Groups
  • Group > Members

Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> BuddyPress Nouveau >> Directory Layouts.
Here you can select the layout style for directory content & navigation(option are listed below):

  • Use column navigation for the Members directory.
  • Use tab styling for Members directory navigation.
  • Use column navigation for the Activity directory.
  • Use tab styling for Activity directory navigation.
  • Use column navigation for the Groups directory.
  • Use tab styling for Groups directory navigation.
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