WPMU Dev Social Theme Review

The Social theme from BuddyPress draws motivation from the leader in social interaction, Facebook. The theme is beautiful and has numerous features which are convenient to set up with theme options. Most significantly for every community, the theme furnishes a separate home page based on whether you are signed in or out along with privacy options.

WPMU Dev Social Theme


• Four type of page templates

Scholar has 4 types of page templates which include whole width, left sidebar and sidebar right along with three columns.

• Colors for admin bar

The theme lets you choose your personal colors with regard to site as well as admin bar.

• Specific welcome message

The customizable homepage allows you to post welcome messages as introduction to your customers or viewers.

• Layout options

The theme allows you to choose from home containing 3 columns or blog with two columns format.

• Templates for blog & news

Scholar has a smashing news as well as blog template which you can join to display your latest blogs.

• Custom field for images

Custom fields aid in adding matter to your webpage or post such as some links or files and even a picture slideshow to show in post extracts and feeds, etc.

• Custom header integration

The incorporation of custom header enables you to easily insert any code into the functions.php file of the theme and fully customize the header section and the user can upload their selected header image.

• Advert code

The theme has integrated advert code where you just insert the advert code which extracts it or you can insert a graphic link from the media library. It also helps to earn cash from your group or promote a service.

• Privacy options

Privacy options permit only signed in customers to see member profiles and members listing and changes to prevent common users from forming or joining groups except those built by administrators as well as editors.

• Personal theme styles

You can build your individual theme style and even change the site theme or upload new themes through the convenient styling mechanism.

• Easy update

As Social is a parent & child theme, the customization done by you is protected from forthcoming upgrades because only the parent is updated and never edited, with the customization being safeguarded in child theme as it is not upgraded. The whole process makes the update convenient.

• Highlighted post slideshow

The theme has a spotlighted content slideshow which automatically displays your pictures without specific fields.

• Highlighted block styles

You can select article as well as gallery to display images in the homepage highlighted block design within themes option.

• Most popular and new comments widget

The integrated widgets which are available in the theme help to display the most popular comments and the freshly commented blogs, along with other related posts.


The theme is fully checked and customized for functioning with WordPress as well as WP Multisite and you don’t need to upload any file or modify any HTML sentence or php and CSS and bother with bugs or problems.


You may run into trouble if you spoil the theme or perform bad actions with non-compliant plugins or disorganize your database. You may require altering all the sites of your network to customize Social theme.


Pro: 53 dollars for a month (159 dollars over 3 months)
Pro Elite: 35 dollars each month ($419 annually)
Elite: $79 for a month
Single theme cost: $39.

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