Community Builder

Upgrading from 1.x to 2.x

This document is aimed for our members who are using our paid theme and looking to upgrade to 2.0.

There is a major difference between the old and the new theme. We have renamed the theme folder. The old theme was named “community-builder” while the new is “community-builder-pro“.

This change in name makes the automatic update from 1.x to 2.x manual. It will only take 1-2 minutes to upgrade though.

Steps to upgrade:-

  • Download Community Builder Pro 2.x from your Account->Membership->Themes page. You will get a file named community-builder-pro-2.x.x.zip(x.x is version number e.g community-builder-pro-2.0.0.zip)
  • Login to your site as Site Admin
  • Visit Dashboard->Appearance->Themes
  • Click “Add New”
  • Click “Upload”
  • Select the community-builder-pro-2.x.x.zip(where x.x are version numbers eg. 2.0.0) and upload.
  • That’s it. you have installed the new theme.
  • Before you activate, We recommend using Child Theme to keep your changes without loosing them between theme upgrades in future. If you activated, child theme, skip the below steps.
  • If you do not want to use the child theme, Activate “Community Builder Pro”
  • Congratulations. You have got the super powerful community theme for BuddyPress. Explore the possibilities by visiting “Appearance-> Customize”
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