For now, while we're working on Tribe 2.0, we've started discussing some of the key features of a perfect online community platform in the Utopia group37. This will help us better understand all the requirements before building the platform. At the end of the day, we want to put the best practices from all different tools and products to create the easiest to use and most customizable online community platform that can be used stand alone or get embedded into existing products.
Here is a teaser of what we're thinking at this time. Please note that everything you see is subject to change and the stage we're at is far away from these screenshots.
The Tribe Studio
Tribe Studio is where you can design the different pages and sections of your product. In the example above, we're illustrating a rough idea of Tribe Studio where the admin can click on different sections of their community and pick different look and feel for each component. For instance, in the example above user clicked on user profile banner and can pick a different variation from the right sidebar.
Now let's say you've picked all the components you like. What if you want to change the background, the font sizes, border color, border radius, shadows. You should be able to easily browse through your theme and change anything you like. There will be preset themes that you can pick from. These things should not be hard to do. It's... (More)