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1. Bimber FAQ

Bimber Official Documentation

Contents:

General

  1. How do I install the included plugins (like Visual Composer or AdAce)?
  2. How do I use the child theme?
  3. How do I translate the theme?
  4. How to disable the microshare buttons?
  5. How can I modify the post date format?
  6. How do I show the date of last update for the post instead of date of publication?
  7. How do I activate the autoplay for videos?
  8. How do I disable sections after the autoloaded posts?
  9. The Featured Entries section is not showing any posts
  10. My archives and/or homepage are not displaying any posts
  11. How do I change the number of posts in Top 10?
  12. How do I change the number of posts in More from/ Don't miss/ You may also like sections?
  13. There is a missing image icon in the footer or 404 error in the dev tools console
  14. When I try to install a demo I get a "Failed to import theme options" error.
  15. After successful activation I still can't install the demos.
  16. How to make Facebook Comments the default comment section to be displayed?
  17. How can I make the user name link to the user's posts instead of BuddyPress profile?
  18. How can I enable a sidebar on WooCommerce single products?


AdAce

  1. How to ad a custom ad slot in adace?
  2. How to use shortcodes in a custom ad?
  3. My website is verified by Google and Adsense ads are configured correctly but I can't see them and there is an 403 error in the console.
  4. How can I add my custom post type to AdAce supported post types?

bbPress

  1. How can I display the featured section above the forum pages?

What's your reaction?

  1. How to change the threshold of votes that add the post to the reaction archive?

WordPress Social Login

  1. How do I make social login look like in the live preview?

Recommended plugins

General

1.How do I install the included plugins (like Visual Composer or AdAce)?

You can install those in  Appearance -> Install Plugins.

2.How do I use the child theme?

The child theme is a container for the customizations that resides next to the main (parent) theme. This allows us to add the code to the theme that will not be lost during the update.

There is a bimber-child-theme.zip file in the package you received from ThemeForest. 1.Please install this just like you would install any other theme. 2.Do not ever uninstall the normal Bimber theme 3.Please activate the child theme in Appearance -> Themes 4.Your customizer settings might be lost. You can use  https://wordpress.org/plugins/customizer-export-import/ to make a backup.

The child theme doesn't require any updates.

3.How do I translate the theme?

All our products are fully translatable, you can modify any built in word or phrase.

  1. Please install the  Loco Translate plugin.
  2. Go to the Loco tab in WordPress admin area.
  3. Choose Plugins or Themes depending on what you wish to translate.
  4. Click on the theme/plugin you wish to translate.
  5. Click New language
  6. Pick a language and click Start Translating
  7. You will find more information in the  Loco Documentation

4.How to disable the microshare buttons?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  modifications.js file:

    g1.shareContentElements = function(){ };

5.How can I modify the post date format?

Please go to  Appearance -> Customize -> Posts -> Global and disable Convert date to time ago option. Next please go to  Settings -> General and set desired date format.

6.How do I show the date of last update for the post instead of date of publication?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

    add_filter( 'bimber_entry_date_html','bimber_render_entry_date_custom' );
    function bimber_render_entry_date_custom( $html, $args = array() ) {
        $defaults = array(
            'use_microdata' => false,
            'use_timeago'   => false,
        );
        $args = wp_parse_args( $args, $defaults );
        $date = get_the_modified_time( get_option( 'date_format' ) );
        $time = get_the_modified_time( get_option( 'time_format' ) );
        $sep  = $time ? apply_filters( 'bimber_entry_date_time_separator', ', ' ) : '';
        if ( $args['use_timeago'] ) {
            $html = sprintf(
                _x( '%s ago', '%s = human-readable time difference', 'bimber' ),
                human_time_diff( get_the_date( 'U' ) ),
                current_time( 'timestamp' )
            );
        } else {
            $html = $date . $sep . $time;
        }
        if ( $args['use_microdata'] ) {
            $html = sprintf(
                '<time class="entry-date" datetime="%1$s" itemprop="datePublished">%2$s</time>',
                esc_attr( get_the_modified_time( 'Y-m-d' ) . 'T' . get_the_modified_time( 'H:i:s' ) ),
                esc_html( $html )
            );
        } else {
            $html = sprintf(
                '<time class="entry-date" datetime="%1$s">%2$s</time>',
                esc_attr( get_the_modified_time( 'Y-m-d' ) . 'T' . get_the_modified_time( 'H:i:s' ) ),
                esc_html( $html )
            );
        }
        echo $html;
    }

7.How do I activate the autoplay for videos?

Please go to  Appearance -> Customize -> Home -> Main Collection and set your main collection template to  Stream.

Next please go to  Appearance -> Customize -> Posts -> Global and enable  Auto play videos in Stream Collections.

8.How do I disable sections after the autoloaded posts?

please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's functions.php file:

    add_action( 'wp_loaded', 'bimber_custom_auto_load_disable',9999 );
    function bimber_custom_auto_load_disable() {
        if( bimber_is_auto_load() ) {
            // you can delete some of the following lines to remove sections selectively
            // Pagination.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_pagination_single',           bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'pagination_single_order' ) );
            // Share buttons.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_bottom_share_buttons',        bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'bottom_share_buttons_order' ) );
            // Tags.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_entry_tags',                 bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'tags_order' ) );
            // Newsletter.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_newsletter',                 bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'newsletter_order' ) );
            // Prev/next post.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_nav_single',                  bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'nav_single_order' ) );
            // Author info.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_author_info',                 bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'author_info_order' ) );
            // Comments.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_comments',                 bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'comments_order' ) );
            // You may also like.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_related_entries',             bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'related_entries_order' ) );
            // More from.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_more_from',                 bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'more_from_order' ) );
            // Don't miss.
            remove_action( 'bimber_after_single_content', 'bimber_render_dont_miss',                 bimber_get_theme_option( 'post', 'dont_miss_order' ) );
        }
    }

Then please delete the lines that represent the sections you want to keep so only those that you want to remove remain.

9.The Featured Entries section is not showing any posts

Please make sure that the featured entries tag is set to none, by default the demos set it to the demo value. 

Please also make sure that a template is selected in  Appearance -> Customize -> Home -> Featured Entries and  Appearance -> Customize -> Posts -> Archive -> Featured entries.

10.My archives and/or homepage are not displaying any posts

Please make sure that a template is selected in all of the following places:
Appearance -> Customize -> Home -> Main collection
Appearance -> Customize -> Posts -> Archive -> Main collection
Appearance -> Customize -> Home -> Featured Entries
Appearance -> Customize -> Posts -> Archive -> Featured entries

11.How do I change the number of posts in Top 10?

please make sure you’re using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme’s  functions.php file:

    add_filter( 'bimber_popular_posts_limit', 'bimber_change_popular_posts_limit' );
        function bimber_change_popular_posts_limit() {    return 50;
    }
    
    add_filter( 'bimber_hot_posts_limit', 'bimber_change_hot_posts_limit' );
        function bimber_change_hot_posts_limit() {    return 50;
    }
    add_filter( 'bimber_trending_posts_limit', 'bimber_change_trending_posts_limit' );
        function bimber_change_trending_posts_limit() {    return 50;
    }

Then please go to  Appearance -> Theme options -> Tasks and update your lists.

12.How do I change the number of posts in More from/ Don't miss/ You may also like sections?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

    add_filter('bimber_dont_miss_posts_limit', function(){return 4;},10);
    add_filter('bimber_more_from_posts_limit', function(){return 4;},10);
    add_filter('bimber_related_posts_limit', function(){return 4;},10);

Please change '4' to your desired value. The results might be visible with a delay due to transient expiry times.

13.There is a missing image icon in the footer or 404 error in the dev tools console

Please go to Appearance -> Customize -> Site Identity and set some temporary images for footer stamp (Standard and HDPI). Then click save. After saving please remove this images and click save again.

14.When I try to install a demo I get a "Failed to import theme options" error.

Please add the following code to your wp-config.php file:

    define( 'FS_METHOD', 'direct' );

15.After successful activation I still can't install the demos.

Please try using  Global OAuth Personal Token instead of  Single Use OAuth Personal Tokens in Envato Settings.

16.How to make Facebook Comments the default comment section to be displayed?

To make Facebook comments default please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's modifications.js file:

    (function ($) {
    "use strict";
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $('.g1-tab-item-wp').removeClass('g1-tab-item-current');
            $('.g1-tab-item-fb').addClass('g1-tab-item-current');
    $('.g1-comment-type-wp').removeClass('g1-tab-pane-current');
    $('.g1-comment-type-fb').addClass('g1-tab-pane-current');
    var $wrapper = $('.bimber-comments');
    var $type = $wrapper.find( '.g1-comment-type' + '-' +'fb');
    $type.trigger('loadComments');
    });
    })(jQuery);

17.How can I make the user name link to the user's posts instead of BuddyPress profile?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

        add_filter('author_link', function($link, $author_id, $author_nicename)
            {
            $link = str_ireplace('members', 'author', $link);
            $link = str_ireplace('/profile', '', $link);
            $link = str_ireplace('/home', '', $link);
            return $link;
            }, 600, 3);

18.How can I enable a sidebar on WooCommerce single products?

Please create the following file in your child theme directory: \bimber-child-theme\woocommerce\global\wrapper-end.php and put in the following code:

https://pastebin.com/J9GhL0RU

Next, please create the following file in your child theme directory: \bimber-child-theme\woocommerce\global\wrapper-start.php and put in the following code:

https://pastebin.com/qnUwpzzw


AdAce

1.How to ad a custom ad slot in adace?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

    adace_register_ad_slot(
            array(
                'id'   => 'bimber_custom_ad_id',  //replace 'ad_id' with your chosen id
                'name' => esc_html__( 'Ad name', 'bimber' ), //replace 'Ad name' with your name
                'section' => 'bimber',
            )
        );
    

You can then use this slot in any template using the following code:

    if ( bimber_can_use_plugin( 'ad-ace/ad-ace.php' ) && ( adace_is_ad_slot( 'bimber_custom_ad_id' ) ) ) : ?>
        <div class="g1-advertisement g1-advertisement-bimber_custom_ad_id">
            <?php echo bimber_sanitize_ad( adace_get_ad_slot( 'bimber_custom_ad_id' ) ); ?>
        </div>
    <?php endif;
    

2.How to use shortcodes in a custom ad?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

    add_filter( 'adace_custom_output', function($html) {
        return do_shortcode( $html);
    });

3.My website is verified by Google and Adsense ads are configured correctly but I can't see them and there is an 403 error in the console.

Your domain may be banned from Google Adsense. Please go to the following website to check if your domain is not banned

http://www.isbanned.com

4.How can I add my custom post type to AdAce supported post types?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

    add_filter('adace_get_supported_post_types', function($supported_post_types){
    $supported_post_types['my_cpt'] = 'My Custom Post Type';
    return $supported_post_types;
    },999, 1);

Please remember to change the

my_cpt

to the slug of your custom post type.


bbPress

1.How can I display the featured section above the forum pages?

Please create the following file in your child theme directory:  bimber-child-theme\page.php and put in the following code:

https://pastebin.com/1qdx8h70


What's your reaction?

1.How to change the threshold of votes that add the post to the reaction archive?

Please make sure you're using the child theme and put the following code in your child theme's  functions.php file:

    add_filter('wyr_reaction_threshold', function(){return 1;});
    

Please replace '1' with your desired value.


WordPress Social Login

1.How do I make social login look like in the live preview?

Please go to Settings -> WP Social Login -> Widget and set Social icon to None, display providers names instead of icons


Recommended 3rd party plugins:

Performance

Various

2. How to rate the theme?

We're constantly improving our theme for you but we need your support and ratings. To show you like what we do, please leave us 5-stars rating. To do this, please follows these simple steps (it will take you just a minute):

  1. Log into your ThemeForest account
  2. Hover over your User Icon (screen, point 1)
  3. From the dropdown, choose the Downloads link (screen, point 2)
  4. Find the Bimber on the download list
  5. Click the 5-stars below the Download button (screen, point 3)
  6. That's all. Thank you for you support. It means a lot for us!