Themes and Customizations: Light & Dark Mode

Community Updates: New Features

Themes and Customizations with Light & Dark Mode

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Themes feature, allowing you to personalize your group’s interface. This feature also includes the ability to switch between light and dark modes for a more comfortable user experience.

Note: This feature is currently available in labs. To turn this on go to Labs > Communities Themes

Customizable Themes (for Group Admins/Owners)

  • The feature lets you customize everything from buttons to background elements. Personalize the sidebar, buttons, surface elements, links, fonts, and more to create a unique look for your community.
  • Whether using predefined themes or creating your own, you have full control over your group’s appearance.

Switch Seamlessly Between Light and Dark Mode (For Members and Admins/Owners)

  • Light Mode: Ideal for daytime use, providing a bright and clear interface.
  • Dark Mode: Perfect for low-light environments, reducing eye strain and saving battery life on mobile devices.

Benefits:

  • Enhanced Personalization: Tailor the visual appearance to reflect your group’s unique style and branding.
  • Improved User Experience: Choose the mode that best suits your environment and personal preference.
  • Increased Engagement: A visually appealing and personalized interface encourages more interaction and participation.

How to Get Started

For Group Admins/Owners
  1. Navigate to Settings: Go to your group’s settings.
  2. Select Custom Themes: Customize your theme by adjusting colors, fonts, and other visual elements.
  3. Toggle Light/Dark Mode: Easily switch between light and dark modes from the settings menu.
For Group Members
  • All changes and customizations made by the admin/owner will reflect for all group members.
  • Additionally, group members can toggle between Light and Dark Mode.

Group admins/owners can now toggle their promotional links between public and private.

Key Features:

  • Public Links: Promotional links will be visible to everyone (including non-group members).
  • Private Links: Restrict the promotional link visibility only to group members.

How to Use:

  1. Go to Settings: Navigate to Settings > Links.
  2. Toggle to Make a Promotional Link Public or Private
  3. Save Changes: Apply your settings to update the link visibility.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved the duplicate invitation bug: Users can no longer send invitations to individuals who are already group members or who have an active invitation.
  • Fixed bug with course access not being granted.
  • Timeline alignments issues resolved.
  • Fixed bug: Unable to attach 500MB+ video to a Post (now up to 1GB).
  • Fixed: Unable to play certain videos properly in communities.
  • Fixed the issue where users were unable to scroll the text in the comment editor.
  • New lines are now preserved in comments.
    Duplicate Invitation Bug Fix
    Course Access Bug Fix
    Video Upload Bug Fix

Stay tuned for more updates to enhance your experience!


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