Creating Galleries

Your theme takes advantage of WordPress’s built in galleries. Their display is provided by the Jetpack plugin. Enable the extra Tiled Galleries and Carousel by going to Jetpack > Settings. Once you’ve done that, you’ll notice you have a few new gallery types available when creating a gallery. The gallery most used throughout the demo is Tiled Mosaic. This gallery […]

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Manually Updating Your Theme

Heads up! Create a Backup! Please create a complete backup of your site before making any changes to your theme. If you have never made any backup, you can follow those instructions about How to Create a Complete WordPress Backup. Please note also that you should only do this if you have not made any […]

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My profile search form seems to be broken

First of all, you must absolutely complete the Gwangi setup guide. After the import of demo content, it’s possible that some profile form seems to be broken. I have a plain shortcode in my hompepage form If you have a plain shortcode in place of your homepage form, check that the BP search profile plugin […]

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Add new fields to directory search form

This article will teach you how to edit the member search form on your members directory page. First of all, make sure that you followed our Gwangi setup guide. When that is done, here is a screencast that will show you how to create new profile fields and add them to your members directory search […]

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Add new fields to homepage search form

This article will teach you how to edit the member search form on the home page. First of all, make sure that you followed our Gwangi setup guide. When that is done, here is a screencast that will show you how to create new profile fields and add them to your homepage search form:

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Hide matching percentage on member profile

On a member profile, there is a gauge that allows you to see your percentage match with the current user in real time. You can hide this gauge on member profile with a little bit of CSS.

Hide only for logged-out users The gauge is blurred (with a fake number) for non logged members. […]

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Hide matching button in members directory

In the directory, there is a button on each member that allows you to display your percentage match in real time. You can hide this matching button in members directory with a little bit of CSS.

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Setup matchmaking between members

Heads up! Make sure BuddyPress and Match me for BuddyPress is installed first! Please make sure you have BuddyPress and Match me for BuddyPress installed and activated. If you haven’t already done so, you still can install this plugin before proceeding to the following steps. Also, please make sure you have created or generated Default […]

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Finishing BuddyPress Setup

Heads up! Make sure BuddyPress is installed first! Please make sure you have BuddyPress installed and activated before creating the registration and activation pages. If you haven’t already done so, you still can install this plugin before proceeding to the following steps. Editing the BuddyPress Settings If necessary, you can enable to various BuddyPress features […]

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Demo Import Troubleshooting – Common Issues and Resolutions

I Have an Error When Importing the Demo Content I don’t see the confirmation screen after the import / I see an error looking like this:

The issue is due to insufficient memory allocation on your server. If you believe this might be the issue, you will find out how to increase the memory […]

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Customizing Your Theme

Heads Up! You will also need to activate the required plugins! If not done already, you still need to install and activate Grimlock and the other required plugins. You can do this by visiting Appearance > Install Plugins in the WordPress admin pages. Your theme uses a comprehensive feature called Customizer that lets you customize […]

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Manually Updating Your Theme via FTP/SFTP

Heads up! Basic technical skills are required! Manually update your theme requires some basic knowledge of transferring files using FTP / SFTP. If you are not familiar with these terms, you can update your theme manually through the WordPress admin panel or setup automatic updates. Heads up! Create a Backup! Please create a complete backup […]

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Managing Widget Areas

Heads up! New to widgets ? If you are completely new to WordPress and would like to learn more about widgets, we highly recommend reading the WordPress Widgets guide available from the Codex. Your theme comes with lots of built-in widgets that you can use in the 17+ different widget areas of your website. To add […]

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Preparing Your Images

Regenerating Your Thumbnails In order to get the best looking images in your new theme, you need to regenerate your images to be cropped to the new image sizes. We can do this with the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin. After activating the plugin, go to Tools > Regen. Thumbnails press the Regenerate All Thumbnails button will start generating new […]

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