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WordPress 3 Site Blueprints by Heather R. Wallace

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Giving your community portal a new look

The default BuddyPress theme is all well and good and it has served its purpose quite nicely up to this point, but using it out-of-the-box would be a bit like installing WordPress and never changing your theme to anything other than the default.

Before launch, you really should change the appearance of your community portal to make it unique. Here are some options for you to explore so that your theme will stand out from the crowd.

Note

After installing and activating your new theme, in order for it to appear on the Manage Themes page, you will also need to activate it on the Network Themes screen. Doing this, however, will make it so that this theme is also available for use by all of the members of your site. ...

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