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  • Elpis theme

    The Elpis Theme has special settings and configurations allowing you more control over the design of your site.  Important When working with Elpis, it's very important to enable development mode after changing any settings for this theme. We recommend that you enable and then immediately ...
  • Sunshine Theme

    Available for SocialEngine Managed subscribers only. The Sunshine Theme has special settings and configurations allowing you more control over the design of your site. Some settings depend upon your choice of Landing Page. Important When working with Sunshine, it's very important...
  • Serenity Theme

    The Serenity Theme has special settings and configurations allowing you more control over the design of your site.  Important When working with Serenity, it's very important to enable development mode after changing any settings for this theme. We recommend that you enable and t...
  • Enabling Vertical Menus

    The main menu in SocialEngine is versatile and allows you to choose whether you want a horizontal top or vertical side menu. The menu position is easy to change via the Layout Editor provided right your SocialEngine website’s Admin Panel. This tutorial will teach you how to do that. Tools Needed fo...
  • Social Footer Menu Icons

    Social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube are great ways to spread the word about your site for free. SocialEngine helps you take advantage of these resources by providing social media icons in the footer of your site in an attractive design. We’ve made this super simple to impleme...
  • Banner Manager

    SocialEngine has a feature that allows you to create beautiful banners as well as text and a call to action (CTA) button in just about any location you would like. You can use banners to add some pizzazz to your site, you can monetize by selling banner spots (manually with Paypal or your favorite pa...
  • Menu Editor

    The Menu Editor allows you to customize the menus that are available on your site. You can change current menus or create new ones to use on any page of your site. Adding a Menu Item Adding a Menu Item to an existing menu is an incredibly powerful tool. For example, if you followed the tutorial Cr...
  • Language Manager

    The Language Manager is a powerful tool that can help transform your site into a custom community. Whether you want to completely translate your SocialEngine site into a different language, or simply change a phrase such as "Friends" to "Connections", this article can help! Creating a New Language ...
  • File & Media Manager

    The File & Media Manager is a great tool that allows you to quickly upload and manage images, icons, or other media for use in your layout, announcements, blog entries, etc.  You can reach the File & Media Manager in your Admin panel by navigating to Appearance > File & Media Ma...
  • Theme Editor

    Use the Theme Editor to change the Theme of your site. You can pick from an available Theme, upload a purchased Theme, change colors with the “Color Variant” tool, or customize it with your own CSS code. Note for V5 Serenity Theme Please see the additional instructions for the Elpi...
  • Layout Editor

    Use the Layout Editor to decide what content appears on specific pages of your community, or in your site-wide header and footer. To reach the Layout Editor, in your Admin panel navigate to Appearance > Layout Editor.   Create, Edit, Delete a page Selecting a Page to Edit The default pa...
  • Videos

    The Video Sharing Plugin page allows you to manage all of the Videos in your community; determine the Video Utilities, Global Settings, and Member Level Settings for your community; and manage Categories. NOTE: the PHP directive allow_url_fopen must be enabled for embedded Videos such as YouTube an...