Scholar is a theme designed to work for heavy content sites and communities. It’s highly configurable to allow you to easily deal with a lot of content on your site and highlight featured categories.
Scholar is designed to put your content first with featured categories and home page spotlight sections along with a featured category slideshow. It also focuses heavily on your community with strong member activity and forum themeing. BuddyPress Scholar can adapt to a range of site types from Educational through to community and more Magazine based ones – it really adapts to fit any site type you wish.
Here is a list of the features of BuddyPress Scholar:
- 4 page templates
- Fully customizable front sections to feature your content
- Advert section in header
- Post images without the need for custom fields and even set the size
- Featured post slideshow that automatically shows your images without custom fields
- Site message and welcome message areas
- Choose a square or large image logo with or without text
- Social media link features – just add your url to link to your Flickr, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook urls
- Multiple sidebars all widget ready
- Widget ready footer with 4 sections
- 6 Attractive color schemes
- Create your own theme styles using the easy styling system
- Parent and child themes allowing for easy updates
- Theme options that mean no code editing to configure any feature on this theme
- PDF manual
- Tutorial Video
BuddyPress Scholar also comes not only with the default color scheme but 6 more styles each with custom image elements to keep the high impact design. If one of those preset styles doesn’t fit then you can easily create your own just by using our easy color picker.
BuddyPress Scholar comes with 4 page templates: full width, sidebar left, sidebar right and 3 columns. The home page is already set up and you can link up the sections using our easy to use theme options. The home page has a configurable on/off slideshow, site message area, social media links and a whole host of options to select categories to feature the content from your main site. BuddyPress Scholar comes with a range of widget areas including 4 in the footer. You also get a cracking blog and news template you can link up to show the latest from your blog. You can even have a site wide advert to link to another site and make money on your site or advertise a service. You can also brand your site using the easy to add logo upload that fits either a square or rectangle logo.
BuddyPress Scholar features WPMU DEV’s images without custom fields function. This pulls through the first image in your post automatically and you can even set the size of this in the configurable feature category sections. It is set to be a background image to a html element so is fast, simple and elegant without the hassle of custom fields.
Unlike many other BuddyPress themes at WPMU DEV we make sure our themes give your site a total consistent look. We even theme the default BuddyPress pages. Take a look at the activity stream and forum styling in BuddyPress Scholar:
A WPMU DEV theme also ensures your blog posts look great with a range of text styles for your posts. Take a look at a sample blog post with the BuddyPress Scholar theme.
Not only do you get a great theme but at WPMU DEV you also get great support in our forums, documentation, videos and live chat. Twice a week you can even talk directly to our theme designers so you can talk about anything relating to any of our themes. WPMU DEV really is the place to go to get a great theme and feel safe in the knowledge no matter what you want to do with your site you’ve got the support to do it.
As with all the WPMU DEV themes BuddyPress Scholar is not only a BuddyPress theme it works with WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress. All WPMU DEV themes also have child and parent themes, we don’t make you use one core parent or have to buy a framework like other companies, we let you create your own child themes with everyone of our themes. A WPMU DEV theme really is the only complete solution you need to theme your site.
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