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BuddyPress Theme Development by Tammie Lister

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Chapter 3. Beyond Default – What Can You Do?

In this chapter we're going to cover some more ways to customize BuddyPress. As we saw in Chapter 1, State of Play of BuddyPress Themes, there are several options to you if you want to have a theme for your BuddyPress site. So far we've looked at the first one using an existing WordPress theme with theme compatibility. We're going to take a look at three more options to create a theme:

  • Use an existing theme designed for BuddyPress
  • Create a custom CSS using a child theme
  • Create a custom templates

At the end of this chapter you will have a child theme that has custom buddypress.css, a template for BuddyPress and a template for the BuddyPress activity page.

Existing themes designed for BuddyPress

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