Gwangi - PRO Multi-Purpose Membership, Social Network & BuddyPress Community Theme

Gwangi - PRO Multi-Purpose Membership, Social Network & BuddyPress Community Theme

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All Gwangi Features

  • Unlimited site customization with unlimited use of colors, fonts, spacing, buttons, blocks, parallax sections, Video Hero background, galleries, menus and many more components. All is customizable in a few clicks and no coding skills required.
  • Five child themes for a Quick start !
  • All our code is WP Standards Friendly : No SQL crappy code and no greedy query for a top-notch PHP performance.
  • Developpers friendly : Hundreds of Hooks, filters & actions to properly extend our themes, child themes & plugins.
  • All our code is SEO Friendly.
  • All our code is Fully translatable and WPML compatible.
  • All changes in live edit with WordPress Customizer.
  • No bloated page builder. Only use of WordPress Core-features like Pages, Widgets & Menus : No time to learn how the page builder works (or not…) !
  • Customized widgets created especially for a direct implementation.
  • BuddyPress power unleashed with a beautiful re-designed UX like members directory, groups directory, site-wide Activities listing & many other views.
  • Creation of custom members directory with filters based on custom members profile fields (Birthday, Towns & Country fields already included!).
  • Site-wide Global Search in AJAX with sorted & accurate results.
  • Matchmaking directly on profile & members directory.
  • Members Swap view : Browse members like Tinder.
  • Create a E-Learning communtiy with LearnDash.
  • Mutual friends display on profile & members directory : Increase your community’s connection.
  • Members can upload media to their profile, profile of their groups, and all activity streams.
  • Members can create blog posts + Admin moderation.
  • Beautiful & redesigned BBPress forums views with statistics & Users posts count.
  • Sign-in via AJAX + Complete & user-friendly registration based on custom fields.
  • Beautiful Community Store with WooCommerce filters based on custom categories, tags & products attributes.
  • Monetize your Platform : manage the subscriptions and payment ecosystem of your platform with WooCommerce & WooCommerce Subscriptions (sold separately).
  • Great e-commerce experience with features like Infinite scrolling, Product Quick View, Wishlist & Direct Product Image flipper on hover.
  • Create awesome events with powerful features of The Events Calendar like recurring events, organizers and venues.
  • Masonry grid Blog with infinite loading feature like Pinterest.
  • 7 layouts of Events like Masonry grid, list, calendar or Map view.
  • Sell tickets to future participants with The Events Calendar Tickets Plus (sold separately).
  • Import your events from Facebook, Meetup, Google Calendar, iCalendar & many others with The Events Calendar (sold separately).
  • Add ads to your site with AdRotate Banner Manager.


  • Unsplash
  • Pexels
  • Pexels videos
  • Pixabay
  • Goodfreephotos
  • Flaticon
  • Smashicons
  • Webalys
  • The WordPress community
  • Graphic Burger

Compatible Plugins

Required Plugins:

  1. BuddyPress
  2. Grimlock
  3. Kirki
  4. Easy Custom Sidebar

Premium Plugins illustrated in Our Demo (not included):

  1. Youzify
  2. BP Map for Members
  3. LearnDash + Course Grid Add-On

All our themes and plugins are handcrafted using WordPress coding standards. So any plugin should be compatible ;D.


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Version 2.4.3 – 19 Jul 2022

FIX : Minor CSS fixes
FIX : PHP 8 compatibility

Version 2.4.2 – 24 Oct 2022

ENHANCEMENT: Code clean & bug fixes

Version 2.4.1 – 02 May 2022


Version 2.4.0 – 15 Feb 2022

NEW: Add geoclocalisation feature with the Geo my WP plugin compatiblity
FIXED: Fix some CSS issues

Version 2.3.10 – 23 December 2021

ENHANCEMENT : Compatibility with BP Members/Groups reviews plugins
FIX : Various CSS bugs
FIX : Compatibility with several Grimlock plugins suite

Version 2.3.9 – 29 November 2021

IMPROVE: Streamline demo content and remove unnecessary plugins from demos.
FIX: Misc. styles fixes.

Version 2.3.8 – 19 October 2021

FIX: Fix attachment download issue during demo import caused by expiration of root SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt.

Version 2.3.7 – 4 October 2021

FIX: Fix demo import issue caused by expiration of Let's Encrypt root SSL certificate.
FIX: Minor style issues.

Version 2.3.6 – 27 August 2021

FIX: Fix a warning with change_section_widget_background_image_size() function

Version 2.3.5 – 24 August 2021

NEW: Added full compatibility with Member Swipe for BuddyPress plugin
NEW: Migrate Swap views to Member Swipe for BuddyPress block
NEW: Added full compatibility with Gutenberg and WP 5.8
NEW: All Pages are now built with WP Gutenberg editor
FIX: Better compatibility with WC
FIX: Code Clean
FIX: CSS bugs

Version 2.3.4 – 18 February 2021

NEW: Added full compatibility with The Events Calendar 5.0+
NEW: Added compatibility with bbPress Voting plugin
NEW: Added CSS/JS files minification
FIX: Code Clean
FIX: Small CSS bugs

Version 2.3.3 – 14 January 2021

NEW: Add integration with SportsPress
NEW: Add integration with Full Screen Search feature from Grimlock
NEW: Add integration of new Grimlock layouts for Posts and Query Section
IMPROVEMENT: Add new page template to better support Gutenberg features
IMPROVEMENT: Better support for sidebar page templates with Gutenberg blocks using Alignwide and Alignfull alignments
IMPROVEMENT: Migrate legacy page templates into Grimlock
IMPROVEMENT: Migrate Megamenu integration styles into Grimlock
IMPROVEMENT: Better accessibility with tab key for navigation menus
FIX: Correct cards for event organizers and venues from The Events Calendar
FIX: Remove Testimonials by WooThemes from theme setup
FIX: Correct styling for Continue Reading link and More tag
FIX: Correct archive page titles
FIX: Refactor post styling to improve integration with custom post types
FIX: Refactor legacy PHP functions
FIX: Correct minor CSS bugs

Version 2.3.2 – 02 November 2020

FIX: Fix color issue with features in Grimlock menu section
FIX: Fix alignment of the custom header on cell phone
FIX: Fix avatar problem for Youzer plugin
FIX: Fix a bug when importing Elementor templates
FIX: Remove warnings & notices in the search screen
FIX: Don't force the 'full' image size anymore for the background images of the sections.
ENHANCEMENT: Remove unnecessary code
ENHANCEMENT: Update compatibility with Grimlock for The Events Calendar plugin

Version 2.3.1 – 04 June 2020

FIX: Request invitation states for friends feature
FIX: Grimlock for Elementor plugin might not install properly
FIX: Compatibility issue with Elementor Theme styles
FIX: Small bug with sticky navigation

Version 2.3.0 – 19 May 2020

IMPROVEMENT: Compatibility code refactoring with Grimlock suite plugins, please update all necessary plugins
IMPROVEMENT: New Grimlock for Paid Memberships Pro add-on plugin. Please install this plugin if you want the display compatibility
IMPROVEMENT: Improvement of shop views display (WooCommerce)
IMPROVEMENT: Improvement of forums views display (bbPress)
IMPROVEMENT: Improvement of community views display (BuddyPress)
IMPROVEMENT: Better RTL compatibility
FIX: Various CSS and JS minor bug fixes

Version 2.2.3 – 09 Apr 2020

FIXED : Import was not complete with Dating demo and Elementor page builder

Version 2.2.2 – 02 Mar 2020

FIXED : Deactivate Events Calendar new views during import
FIXED : Minor CSS fixes

Version 2.2.1 – 11 Feb 2020

IMPROVEMENT : Compatibility with the Grimlock and Grimlock for BuddyPress plugins
FIXED : Minor CSS fixes

Version 2.2.0 – 17 Jan 2020

NEW: Add geoclocalisation feature with the BP Maps for Members plugin compatiblity
NEW: Add BP Checkins plugin compatiblity
FIXED: Fix issue with template hierarchy when using a child theme (Grimlock BuddyPress plugin)
FIXED: Rtmedia improve styles

Version 2.1 – 28 Nov 2019

NEW: Added Support for Elementor plugin
FIXED: Fixed Compatibility with latest Youzer update

Version 2.0.1 – 21 Nov 2019

NEW: Compatibility with Grimlock for BuddyPress 1.1
FIXED: group avatars sizes in BuddyPress groups widgets
FIXED: bug in forums on mobile with Youzer
FIXED: the BP sub nav problem in some cases
FIXED: BP Search Profile select options display
FIXED: the login display on firefox
FIXED: the display of radio buttons and text area in the editing of profile fields
FIXED: compatibility with BP verified members on member swap page
FIXED: the "groups" section on the home page not displaying on mobile devices
ENHANCEMENT: Add compatibility for the private message button with PMPro for BuddyPress
ENHANCEMENT: Improved profile tabs management
ENHANCEMENT: Update WooCommerce templates (3.8)

Version 2.0.0 – 24 Sep 2019

NEW: Simple onboarding to completly import demo content in a few minutes!
NEW: "E-Learning" demo (LearnDash)
NEW: "Mentor" demo (Member Review)
NEW: "NightLife" demo (The Events Calendar)
NEW: Compatibility with "BuddyPress Extended Friendship Request" plugin
NEW: Compatibility with "BuddyPress Member Reviews" plugin
NEW: Compatibility with "BP Toolkit" plugin
NEW: Option to display login buttons (with login form in modal) and register directly in the navigation
NEW: Fields on the profile are displayed with tabs
NEW: Add tooltip on members action buttons
NEW: Option to add/remove the bevel effect on custom header and hero
NEW: "Bordered" layout option (Grimlock plugin)
ENHANCEMENT: Improve compatibility with the Youzer plugin
ENHANCEMENT: Adaptation of Dating, Classic, Community and Spiritual demos
ENHANCEMENT: Improve accounting with BP Profile Search (especially age range fields)
ENHANCEMENT: Improve accounting with Paid Memberships Pro
ENHANCEMENT: Improve accounting with The Events Calendar
ENHANCEMENT: Improve accounting with LearnDash
ENHANCEMENT: Update BP Search Profile templates
ENHANCEMENT: Improved compatibility with bbPress
ENHANCEMENT: Changing the Matchmaking icon
FIX: Some bugfixes (CSS)

Version 1.3.7 – 01 July 2019

FIXED: Display of members in group requests (thanks to @icharme)
FIXED: Display of community Events/Tickets pages (thanks to @lobbit)

Version 1.3.6 – 27 June 2019

NEW: Added an option to choose the number of members and groups displayed in the lists ("Grimlock for BuddyPress" update is required)
ENHANCEMENT: Compatibility with the Grimlock plugin update ("Grimlock" update is required)
FIXED: Remove html markups in the latest activity box on a user profile (thanks @surrealer)
FIXED: Fixed pagination display in members/groups list (thanks @billdjango)
FIXED: Some minors CSS bugs

Version 1.3.5 – 18 June 2019

NEW: Add online status on member profile
NEW: Add Rtmedia photos in the member header
FIXED: Fixed issue with BP activity component
FIXED: Search criterias hided the dropdown menus (@gillesderon)
FIXED: Some CSS bugs (Thanks to the Gwangi community!)
PLUGIN UPDATE : Don't forget to update the Grimlock for BuddyPress plugin

Version 1.3.4 – 07 June 2019

NEW: Added an option in the Customizer to change the Background color and Text color of the BuddyPress profile header (profile cover)
NEW: Added an option in the Customizer to change the default cover image for users and groups
NEW: Added an option in the Customizer to control the display of the user's name on the profile page (Nicename or Real name)
NEW: Added compatibility with BP Progress Bar plugin
FIXED: Fixed display of follow/followers links on RTmedia screen - Thanks to @icharme
FIXED: Fixed display of notification bubbles on a user's profile - Thanks to @xailaes
FIXED: Fixed display of activity form with @mention pre-filled - Thanks to @xailaes
FIXED: Fixed the browser's horizontal bar on some pages containing sections with animations - Thanks to @billdjango
IMPROVEMENT: Code refactoring and Tweak some components
PLUGIN UPDATE : Don't forget to update the Grimlock for BuddyPress plugin

Version 1.3.3 – 28 May 2019

FIXED: Fixed some display issue with Paid Membership PRO
FIXED: Error with BuddyPress fields creation
FIXED: Wrong display of theme setup page
IMPROVEMENT: Code refactoring

Version 1.3.2 – 23 May 2019

FIXED: Fixed some display issue with Youzer
FIXED: Better responsive styling for activity feed
IMPROVEMENT: Code refactoring

Version 1.3.1 – 17 May 2019

FIXED: Fixed error when Jetpack or Learndash plugins was activated
FIXED: Display of members and groups buttons with text variation

Version 1.3 – 16 May 2019

NEW: Added Youzer compatibility.
FIXED: Correct private message link on member directory
FIXED: Fixed an error when BuddyPress was deactivated
IMPROVEMENT: Bigger online state on member cards

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