Community Builder

Upgrading From Community Builder Free to Community Builder Pro with child theme active

If you have a child theme active, you can easily upgrade to Community Builder Pro theme without loosing any customizations.


  • Install Community Builder Pro theme by following this guide (do no activate it or install the pro child theme).
  • Once you have the theme installed, You will need to edit the “style.css” in your child theme.
  • Open your child theme using a file editor.
  • Look for a line at the top that says Template: community-builder
  • Change it to Template: community-builder-pro
  • Save.
  • That’s it. You have upgraded successfully.