WordPress Theme ReviewWordPress BuddyPress Themes for Intranet, Extranet and Online Communities by Templafied

Welcome to our collection of amazing BuddyPress themes for WordPress.  With these themes, you can create a cool, fun community based around any sort of niche, where your visitors can connect, share information and contribute unique and original content to help grow your community.  That’s pretty cool.  With WordPress and a BuddyPress and bbPress ready theme, you can start any sort of online web forum you’d like, no matter what the subject matter, it’s going to look incredible and you’ll be able to grow an online community of like minded individuals quickly and easily.  We really hope you enjoy these WordPress forum themes powered by bbPress and BuddyPress.

Has it already been 8 years?  Wow!  Buddypress, the premier Social Networking plugin for WordPress, was created way back in 2008, while trying to add social networking capabilities to a website that was powered by WordPress MU.  The first stable release was in May of 2009 and since that time, Buddypress has grown and changed a lot, from very basic to a powerful tool that allows you to create entire social network websites with ease.  In 2016, there are a whole bunch of free and premium Buddypress themes out there to choose from and also a massive number of useful plugins available for WordPress and Buddy Press that really expand the amazing built in features and let you power up your features and functionality.

BuddyPress has been around for a while now, but it’s popularity is still growing.  As more and more developers create new addons and extensions, it’s getting more powerful than ever.  Always a nice combination.

Boss 2.0

Boss WordPress BuddyPress theme by BuddyBoss

Boss 2.0 is here and it’s a powerful way to craft a unique BuddyPress community.  This theme is by BuddyBoss and Boss is, I guess not too surprisingly, their best selling theme.  There’s absolutely no kind of social network you can’t launch with Boss, any topic, any language.  Inspire your users to create new connections, create memories and create an entire community. The layout of the Boss theme is very flexible, you can customize nearly everything you see from colors to layouts to fonts, widgets, navigation photos and much more.  The possibilities are absolutely endless.  The Admnin panel is powerful, simple to use and it’s also a sort of ‘set it and forget it’ situation, you shouldn’t ever have to reconfigure your site after the initial setup.  Want to create an online learning platform? Well, just slap on the Social Learner Add-On and you’ll be in business.  Ad membership levels too, offering some premium features not found in the basic level of membership.

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Weston

Weston WordPress Premium eCommerce Theme

This is Weston, from Theme Trust and while it looks like your ordinary multipurpose theme built around Visual Composer, it’s got a lot of great features inside.  With Visual Composer installed, you can add tons of awesome functionality to turn Weston into a full featured BuddyPress website.  Check out some of the short codes here.  Since Weston was built with Visual Composer, it’s highly flexible and allows you to create a social network from the ground up.  Share a common interest with a large group of people, you can build a whole community around it.  From small towns to sports teams, music groups to shared hobbies, there’s nothing that a great Buddypress theme like Weston can’t do to help you create a memorable community that you can be proud of.

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Divi

Divi WordPress Theme for Drag and Drop Page Building

Divi is an incredibly powerful theme, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that it fully supports BuddyPress, in addition to all of it’s other features.  Divi is a multipurpose powerhouse template, so if you want to integrate BuddyPress with an amazing portfolio, an online webstore, a business portal or even your personal blog, Divi can do the trick.  The functionality is high level and best of all, since Elegant Themes is one of the most trusted theme makers around, their support is top notch.  Yep, if you want to add the most popular social network builder plugin to a WordPress theme, you might want to consider this theme.

Divi is also perfectly suited for building an online forum with bbPress, so you can really ramp up the interaction on your website.

One Social

One Social WordPress bbPress themes

 

Looking for a powerful, full featured theme that allows you to create an online community?  Have a look at One Social, from BuddyBoss.  Some of the features of One Social include social login integration, so folks can connect from their Google Facebook or Twitter accounts.  The powerful, well appointed admin panel does plenty to increase your ability to customize your community.  Create a blogging platform, allowing your readers to create their own blog, with User Blog Add-on.  You can even sell products with WooCommerce.

One Social is a sweet little theme from BuddyBoss, it’s got a nice presentation and simple, effective design.  Looking to create a powerful, great looking web forum and online community with BuddyPress and bbPress?  This theme can really get the job done.  With a simple, clean, well laid out and minimalist design, your site’s members will be able to easily see what matters most, and that’s your content, not to mention the connections that your site’s members make.  What kind of social network are you creating?  Whether it’s a large-scale social community or a small, highly specific project, say an intranet website for your company, the One Community WoordPress theme is a great choice to help you get the job done.  With One Social, it’s possible to customize your site in any way you could possibly want to customize it.  One Community is simple, it’s intuitive, it’s very easily customized and it’s flexible enough for any kind of membership group.  One Social also supports multiple languages, which means you’ll be able to accept and welcome community members from all over the world.

What kind of community are you trying to start?  A local group centered around your neighborhood or town?  Maybe a community for sports fans of a particular team?  How about something like a shared love of food, news or entertainment?  Whatever it is you need to discuss, a great BuddyPress theme like OneCommunity could be the perfect way to get started.  One Community has a simple, modern and beautiful style that’s perfect for letting the focus fall on your content, and the connections your community members are able to make on your website.  That’s crucial, since user experience can be increased as the content becomes more of a focus.  Simple to use, multilungual support, social login integration and a powerful admin panel, it’s all there with One Community.  You can even add a User Blog add-on to turn this theme into a true multi-author BuddyPress community.

More features include social login integration, so folks can connect from Facebook, Twitter or Google+ if they’d prefer that.  The powerful admin panel increases the customization abilities.  Create a blogging platform with User Blog addon.  Sell products with WooCommerce.  Replicate the demo site with a one click installation.

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Community Junction

Community Junction WordPress BuddyPress theme

Community Junction, this theme supports both bbPress and BuddyPress, it can make it possible to create a community based on a shared interest.  That allows your visitors to register, create a profile and start making posts, comments and connections with other users.  It’s like a social network in a box, no matter what that shared connection is, from sports teams to food, towns and companies.  Community Junction is also WooCommerce ready, so you can sell some products if you want to.  BuddyPress and WordPress are a wonderful fit, as they perfectly mesh to create an awesome and powerful social network on any topic you’re interested in.

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Gone

Gone WordPress BuddyPress theme

Gone is a BuddyPress and bbPress ready theme, perfect for building an online community.  Whether you’re setting up a forum or a full-featured BuddyPress community, Gone is a great choice.  There are attractive and attention grabbing sliders, Visual Composer is included and it’s even WooCommerce ready.  Gone is a complete social network in a box and you can grow and manage your online community from the feature filled, flexible and powerful admin area.

This is Gone, a fantastically well crafted bbPress and BuddyPress ready theme for WordPress, letting you set up an online forum quickly using WordPress.  Gone has a stylish design, I really enjoy the boxed layout, it’s modern and easy to navigate and also very simple to customize.  With WooCommerce support and Visual Composer bundled with this theme, you can create an online community and sell products while you’re at it.  There are several custom widgets, you can quickly and easily adjust colors and fonts and every page will look incredible once your site is set up.  Gone also includes demo data for super fast set-up of your new website.

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Woffice

woffice wordpress buddypress and business theme

Woffice is a BuddyPress enabled Intranet/Extranet theme for WordPress, powerful and feature filled, Woffice has a modern feel, a material-design inspired interface and it’s also got a lot of helpful options that make it an ideal theme for people who want to harness the power of BuddyPress to craft and intranet or extranet solution.  There’s a projects manager feature, slack notifications, member dashboard and more.  All of this helps you help people to work together.  That’s what BuddyPress is all about!

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Live Support

Live Support WordPress tech support themes

Live Support is a WordPress tech support or help desk theme that’s Buddypress compatible, so you can create an online community to help provide support to your users, no matter what niche.  Live Support allows for live help chat, acts as a full service knowledge base, is WPML supported so you can provide help in multiple languages and there are several pre-made styles to choose from to help provide the right layout that fits with what you’re trying to accomplish.  While this theme is BuddyPress compatible, it also works as a normal site, good for blogs or corporate websites.

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Thrive

Thrive WordPress BuddyPress Theme

Thrive is a powerful intranet/extranet theme for WordPress, it’s made for building online communities and it’s pretty much all you need to get started.  With Thrive, you’ll allow people to register and begin to connect with other community members, bringing staff, users and community members together in one place and with WordPress, it’s all going to look very familiar and be easy to use.  Responsive, mobile optimized designs mean that Thrive will look good on the smallest to largest screen sizes.  Members can easily share messages, files, events, forms and other documents, managing files and projects with ease and there’s even a private site option with secure login for members.  With selected plugins included, (BuddyDrive, Gears, BuddyDocs, WooCommerce, etc) Thrive is a powerful and full featured theme that we think you’ll want to consider.

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Jannah

Jannah WordPress BuddyPress Theme social network

Jannah is a magazine theme with BuddyPress functionality, so you can build a sort of online social community based around whatever kind of content you produce.  It’s a really cool combination of tools, a simple, clean cut magazine theme with attractive layout and bold styling, with the power of bbPress and BuddyPress.  There are plenty of demo versions included, each one installs with just one click.  There’s a tech magazine, recipes and cooking magazine theme, several creative versions for video, portfolio, photography and agencies.  Also a hotel theme, travel blog, automotive theme, pet store magazine theme, education, personal blog and more.  Each one looks fantastic on any device, thanks to the perfect responsive nature of this template.  Jannah offers several customization options for each, like custom headers, Ajax menus, web push notifications and Jannah is perfectly AMP compatible.  All that in a wonderful BuddyPress theme, that doesn’t come along every day.  And if you want it to look a little different, the included page builder allows for even more variety.  This theme really is multipurpose.

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Anybuddy

buddypress themes for WordPress

With Anybuddy and BuddyPress, the absolutely free of cost, completely open source WordPress plugin, you can design a social networking site utilizing the WordPress platform, contributing potent options like group members, sending message, likes, friendships, user groups, activity streams, messaging, member profiles and a whole bunch more. If perhaps you’ve been serious about establishing a fresh social community, you ought to really think about making use of BuddyPress and WordPress to work their magic. To be able to take full advantage of BuddyPress, it really is best to choose a design which is tailored to reap the many benefits of all the extraordinary capabilities that this free plugin is offering, that’s why Anybuddy is a great choice.  Anybuddy was perfectly built to harness the power of BuddyPress. Utilizing this BuddyPress optimized theme, the notices look impeccable and sending comments has never been more simple, since this amazing layout focuses on helping folks establish brand-new acquaintances, gain new pals and also send messages and create bbPress forums for advanced trolling communication.

Individualize the generous amount of preferences to allow you to construct a lively community. Members can check out the many options such as build collections, follow other users, share work and ideas, build collections and much more.

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Moview

Themeum Presents Moview Live Demo Buddypress

This theme is called MovieW, it’s a movie reviews website with the extra added bonus of full BuddyPress support.  With this theme, you can create an incredible website dedicated to movie lovers around the world.  Let people sign up, log on and discuss their favorite movies, movie trailers, the latest news and gossip from Hollywood (or Bollywood!) in a very beautiful and well designed community.  MovieW is a completely responsive WordPress theme, it’s got loads of amazing features like featured posts and spotlights for helping focus attention on the content you’re trying to promote.  Modern, Bootstrap based and easy to customize, this is the absolute best theme around for building a community based around love of film and video.

MovieW is a BuddyPress and bbPress ready theme that’s built specifically for creating a community centered around the movie industry.  With a ton of highly specialized features, MovieW is a great place to start building an amazing online forum for movie lovers.  There are great features like celebrity lists, movie ratings, ticket sales options, movie lists and creative single film views.  That’s not even getting into the actuall bbPress functionality, which is intense and powerful.  Whatever happens to be in the entertainment news, your members can discuss it, whether it’s the latest blockbuster, celebrity scandal or anything else that comes to mind.

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Razor

Razor boxed BuddyPress WordPress theme

This is Razor and it’s been called a cutting-edge WordPress/Buddypress theme.  Razor is well designed, it’s got a great boxed design that’s perfect for mobile devices.  It’s built to last too, with the most up to date code around.  This is really a premium BuddyPress theme and one of our favorites, or else it wouldn’t have made this collection.  Clean, professional, easy to use, easy to change up the look and feel of your site, that’s what Razor strives to do and it succeeds at every single point.  Razor is packed with tons of modern features, there are endless ways you can construct your online community.

Razor features a layout manager so you can create unique designs in a drag and drop interface.  If you really like what you’ve created, save it as a preset.  Pretty cool.  Each and every page can have it’s own one-of-a-kind design and layout.  Razor is completely responsive, has HiDPI display capabilities for a pixel perfect display on all devices.  There’s a custom form builder included, full localization support, popup login forms and Razor even includes the PSD files to help you make even more design changes, should you feel the need.  I really love how many video tutorials Parallelus has included to help get you started.  Simply put, it’s a premium quality BuddyPress theme with a very reasonable price and Razor is one theme really worth considering.

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Socialize

socialize wordpress buddypress ready theme

Like the name states, this WordPress theme is specially designed for webmasters who want to Socialize. It integrates fully with the popular plugins BuddyPress for social media pages and bbPress for message boards and forums. Before you start attracting attention with its full range of community capabilities, take a moment to design a stunning and eye-catching front page with high-quality animated content effects, icons, and designs. Socialize comes complete with four separate and highly unique homepage templates and six varied blog post layouts, but you do not have to stick with the stock layouts if you do not want to.

The Socialize BuddyPress theme comes with the Visual Composer premium plugin. This lets you explore a huge range of customization options and truly build a one-of-a-kind website for all your content and social networking possibilities. You never need to touch one line of code in order to rearrange content blocks, modules, and page elements on every page of the site. Other plugins are also included for more capabilities that can impress your site visitors. These include WooCommerce, the ultimate in only sales solutions, WPMU, for multi-language translation support, and an organized and efficient events planner. People who sign up for the message board or social media platform you run with BuddyPress or bbPress will love the ability to schedule special events. No matter what type of social platform you wish to build, the Socialize WP theme will live up to its name.

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Thrive

Should you wish to establish a collaborative intranet/extranet web community, you ought to know that BuddyPress is a popular choice, simply because this cost free WordPress plugin gives an easy and quick way to construct a completely new social community complete with user profiles, activity streams and more. There are many good-looking BuddyPress compatible themes to choose from, but this amazing theme is especially great. Even while BuddyPress was designed to work fine with most WordPress templates, it’s a wise idea to go for a theme that is especially made for BuddyPress, so you are prepared to optimize all of the great benefits the theme gives. This unique layout specializes in letting people get brand new connections and also send information, the notifications look really good and sending out messages has never been easier.

This is a responsive and fashionable community site BuddyPress theme so that you can come up with your very own social network website in a flash. Users can check out the a lot of features such as build collections, share work and ideas, follow other users, comment and interact and much more.  Thrive is even a fantastic eLearning theme, so it could be used for educational sites that need to add collaborative and communication functionality.

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Kleo

kleo wordpress buddypress theme

KLEO is a fantastic theme for building an online BuddyPress based social community website.  This theme is a great choice for a modern, feature filled website that’s both bbPress and BuddyPress ready, using the power of those amazing plugins to create a great looking, easy to use portal to really engage with your audience.  The sophisticated design does wonders for making your users feel comfortable, letting them create and express themselves in a community based on a shared interest.  Forums are a wonderful way to create a great user experience and bbPress is probably the best free plugin to make that happen.  BuddyPress the preeminent way to let your users create profiles, upload their own content and interact with others.  Combined, KLEO has all the features you need to help your site rise to the top.  And since KLEO is one of the best selling themes on all of ThemeForest, it’s well documented and well supported, so you can create an online community that will really last.

KLEO is totally responsive, making the site load perfectly on any device, so your users can access your site, make posts, connect with others and feel at home on any sort of device. This retina ready theme also includes several demo sites to help get you started quickly, with very few problems.  You can even use KLEO to blog about any topic you’d like, since it’s a full featured blog theme, as well as a portfolio.  There’s a news magazine demo, the theme is completely WooCommerce ready and so much more.  Seriously, check out some of the demo sites, this theme is absolutely fantastic.

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X

X ultimate wordpress theme

X is probably the fastest selling theme in the history of Themeforest and now, it’s even Buddypress and bbPress ready.  That means it’s a powerful option for building your own social network community with Buddypress.  You’ll enjoy the amazing support and find this theme surprisingly easy to use, considering how powerful it is.  Some say it’s the best theme they’ve ever used.  This theme is so powerful to use, it makes beautiful and responsive website development a quick and enjoyable process, designing in the browser is a true reality.  Pretty cool.  Many plugins are included for free, so it’s a tremendous value, and you can even get support via the X Theme Facebook community.  That’s unique.

This amazing, wonderful WordPress theme is extremely adaptive in design and style, permits you to assign custom images for backgrounds and more, it is effectively Retina display friendly, quickly responsive and presents mind-blowing BuddyPress functionality also.  I’ve seen several communities based around this X theme and they look great, seriously custom looking sites.  If you want to create a BuddyPress and bbPress based community using a powerful and fast WordPress theme, X may be what you’ve been searching for.  X is just one of the most famous, strong, completely unique and fantastically built WordPress themes available for purchase. But yet those details can’t tell the full, unabridged story explaining what is actually attainable with this incredibly powerful, wonderful and dynamic theme.  X theme is amazingly well-known for a number of criteria, let’s review a number of them. This stunning theme is absolutely and completely responsive, will let you adjust the wonderful typography immediately, presents very clear website navigation, is amazing for the one page web-sites and a stunning amount of more brilliant capabilities.  It is possible to fashion captivating portfolios of any sort, and X is also eCommerce friendly to trade in awesome goods and services online.  That’s a lot of features.

X provides an awesome community user-experience as well as a remarkable admin experience, seeing that it really is perfectly built to look amazing on any notebook and exceptionally effortless to modify to look precisely like you wish it to appear.  X arrives outfitted with the cost-free and robust Cornerstone web-page builder and it’s an adaptable, easy to use, fast page builder that will make it uncomplicated to establish your website that appears to be how you wish it to look and also has offers many of the awesome functionality you need. If you happen to be a newcomer with designing a WordPress site, this may be an exceedingly handy benefit to possess, due to the fact that the layout is perfectly altered in the page builder, you will not likely have to know how to write code to generate an impressive and efficient webpage.

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BuddyApp

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Paper

 

SweetDate

 

People interested in creating the next hottest dating site online should consider the SweetDate theme specifically designed for use with the BuddyPress WordPress social networking plugin. However, if you want to get a community together for any other reason, this theme’s customization options make it simple to change its look and feel without diving into complicated code.

One of the many custom layout decisions you can include is a unique slider displayed prominently on the website’s homepage. A single graphic works as well. With retina-ready graphic quality and 100% responsiveness for all types of screens and monitors, Sweet Date WP theme is built to impress.

Building a social community is not the only benefit of using this particular BuddyPress theme. SweetDate includes full integration with Paid Membership Pro, which allows you to run a premium site that earns you money when people subscribe. Multiple levels and payment models are permitted including monthly subscriptions. To entice more people to try out your new social service, there is the possibility of setting up a free trial period. This can help you build a community more quickly and succeed with your business.

The SweetDate BuddyPress theme takes care of all the technology behind running your own social networking, community, membership, or dating website. Combine this with an attractive and engaging look and you can’t go wrong if you choose this solution for an online business.

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Plexus

 

Many BuddyPress-specific themes do not integrate well with WordPress Multisite, but Plexus was developed to do just that. Even if your goal is not a website network, the Plexus theme still provides everything you could want. Its unique design will push your site to the forefront of visitors’ minds as they appreciate the clean, stylish, and user-friendly look and feel. Although it appeals straight out of the box, site owners can also do a huge number of customizations and edits to build a unique style. Any site built with the Plexus Buddypress theme offers retina-ready graphics and responsive layout options.

Other premium plugins packaged with the Plexus WP theme include the user-friendly Visual Composer drag and drop page builder and Layer Slider, which helps you create stunning slideshows on any page. A ton of eye-catching elements and content blocks can be arranged however you like to properly display your information and graphics. All of these features and the seamless integration with BuddyPress social networking and bbPress message board community addons make the Plexus theme a grand solution for anyone with an ambitious project to complete.

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Bounce

Companies, freelancers, and other professional who want to create a social community or network for their industry or niche should consider the Bounce theme. It integrates smoothly with both bbPress and BuddyPress on any WordPress site. Every bit of the backend power is handled by these plugins, but the design elements and features come from Bounce. Customize the home page to suit your particular needs. Copy and paste shortcodes to add unique content blocks or capabilities. Choose from one of the seven attractive color schemes included with this theme.

For flexibility and professional style, the Bounce WordPress theme offers everything you need for bbPress and BuddyPress social platform creation. It offers truly flexible and completely responsive styling.  This unique design focuses on helping people make new friends and send messages, the notifications look good and sending out messages has never been easier.  If you want to take full advantage of BuddyPress, it’s best to select a theme that is specifically designed to take advantage of all of the wonderful features that this free plugin has to offer.

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Salutation

Unlike some BuddyPress WP themes built in the past, Salutation has not been abandoned to languish in the out-of-date and unprofessional waste pile. The developers continue to add features, make updates, and listen to the users’ ideas and suggestions for added capability. The Salutation theme just keeps getting better. It integrates smoothly with not only BuddyPress, but also the bbPress message board plugin. These two features combine to provide the most professional yet user-friendly social community-building solution available for WordPress websites.

Salutation includes a vast collection of features, elements, options, and settings to help you create a truly unique online platform. Because of its complexity, the developers responded to community need to publishing video tutorials to help you do everything from setup to fine launch. Text-based instruction and documentation is also available. When it comes to designing a social media or message forum website using the BuddyPress and bbPress plugins, the Salutation WordPress theme allows for the ultimate in professional-quality customization and helps you achieve it as well.

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Razor

 

The Razor WordPress theme was designed with social networking and community building in mind. Totally compatible with BuddyPress social media plugin, this theme delivers stunning style for professional and business websites. There is nothing flashy or over-the-top about Razor, just the straight deal on sleek style and capability.

Select one of the stylish skins packaged with the Razor forum theme with a simple click of the mouse. It delivers a front page with a highly aesthetic and professional look so every site visitor knows the quality they will find there. With a BuddyPress installation on board, people who enjoy your content can add some of their own. Social networking and sharing of information adds a new dimension of success to any WordPress website.

Razor is fully responsive so connected individuals can access your social community from a home computer, tablet, or smartphone and get the same attractive and user-friendly experience. Retina-ready graphics keep things looking crisp and modern. The theme comes complete with a collection of icons, white label control panel, and bbPress forum integration. If you wish to run a social network for any reason, the Razor WP theme provides everything you need and the look you want. The developers even created tutorial videos to help you achieve your goals.

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Flix

 

The Flix theme imparts plenty of modern style to any website. It lets you take your blog to the next level with a community creating forum or message board built on the powerful and secure BuddyPress plug-in. The popularity of social media and networking should encourage website owners to get involved and allow their fans to build a community using this amazing theme. Flix offers plenty of customization options so you can choose the page templates and design styles that suit your industry or niche the best. Visitors who share content will appreciate having an equal presence depending on the configuration of text and graphics you choose.

Using BuddyPress with the Flix theme provides excellent features that suit blogs with multiple authors. Besides showcasing the content fairly, a tabbed profile section can be added to the blog’s landing page. This SmartTab element is just one of the unique options webmasters can enjoy when they use the Flix BuddyPress theme to create not only an amazing, attention-getting blog, but also a community where everyone can feel valued.

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XPhoria

There are two basic color schemes, a dark and a light version.  One of them is sure to match up with your desired site design and if you need to make subtle tweaks from there, it’s easy using the theme options panel.  XPhoria is very friendly with many popular BuddyPress extensions, so anything you’d like to do to extend the native BuddyPress functionality, is easy to accomplish.  XPhoria includes templates for all of the various BuddyPress standard pages, such as member pages, login page, community pages and the registration page.  They’ll all perfectly fit with the site’s design, making for a harmonious website all the way through.  XPhoria includes a bunch of shortcodes to help add page elements into your content.

Mingle

If the sales numbers are any indication, the Mingle BuddyPress theme offers webmasters an outstanding solution for building an online social networking site. Smooth integration with BuddyPress and other WP plugins mean it will look great and perform even better when visitors come to chat and network. Mingle also includes a vast array of features that can transform a simple content sharing and messaging page into a powerhouse of industry or niche-specific communications. The developers keep adding more capabilities and style options all the time.

Mingle comes with a convenient and highly intuitive layout management system that lets even the lease informed webmaster simply drag elements around the screen and drop them into the preferred position. Although the theme shines when used in conjunction with BuddPress, it is possible to use it for any WordPress website or blog. You can include a stylish portfolio, organized gallery pages, a personal or professional blog, and more. With all these capabilities and the tried and true functionality of the Mingle BuddyPress theme, it remains an excellent choice for the creation of social networking pages online.

 

Monarch

Monarch wordpress bbpress theme

If you’re here, you’re looking for a great looking, feature filled bbPress ready theme, so you know what you’re looking for and that’s a big step toward finding the right theme.  For folks who need to set up a community website, no matter what that community is based around, a BuddyPress and bbPress ready theme is the right choice, assuming you want to use WordPress to get the job done.  Why?  Because bbPress and BuddyPress are the simplest, most effective way to create an online community and other than the price of a theme, it’s completely free to get started.  That’s where Monarch comes in.  This innovative social network and community building theme is professional and modern, it uses an advanced layout and custom features to provide a great place to create that community, from schools to sports, entertainment to politics, you can let readers engage in discussions about almost any subject and Monarch is one of the easiest bbPress themes around to get started with.

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Forum

Forum WordPress bbPress ready chat theme

Forum is one of the simplest themes, in terms of style at least, of any bbPress theme on the market.  Forum is really stripped of any bloat, in code and design, which makes it load up very fast and that makes for a great user experience.  If you want a fresh design that doesn’t get in the way of your content, you should probably consider Forum.  Responsiveness is key with any bbPress theme and Forum doesn’t forget that fact, it looks great on all screen sizes.  With the dark text on light background, readability is maximized so for any bulletin board, forum or chat sites that value readability over lots of stylistic choices that might lead to slower page load times and distracting stylistic choices.

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Woffice

Woffice is a really unique theme, offering intranet capabilities to Buddypress, so you can manage projects, have your team members and employees create their own pages, membership directories, calendar of events, Slack notifications and more.  But Woffice is also bbPress ready, so you have that functionality as well.  BuddyPress and bbPress is an utterly zero cost combination, totally open source wordpress plugin that will allow you to design a social networking community utilizing WordPress, including impressive features such as group members, sending message, friendships and likes, activity streams, messaging, member profiles, activity streams and a whole bunch more. There are actually a whole lot of magnificent bbPress and BuddyPress themes to pick from, but this choice really effective. Though BuddyPress was made to work great on the vast majority of WordPress themes, it is really smart to select a theme that was specifically built with BuddPress in mind.  That’s Woffice.

This Woffice theme is a fully responsive as well as trendy social network WordPress BuddyPress theme allowing you to produce your own social network web site in seconds. You can access many settings like share work, ideas, concepts and information, build specialized collections, follow other users, check out statistics and so much more.  Works with bbPress, LearnDash, Gravity Forms, Visual COmposer rt Media and more.  Pretty sweet assembly of tools.

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Explicit

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WildCommunity

 

The BuddyPress theme called WildCommunity brings style and capability to your WordPress installation. Not only does this theme make installation of the BuddyPress and bbPress message board plug-ins straightforward and easy to understand, it offers the unique opportunity to meld a stylish and modern design from the community feature and the static part of your website.

WildCommunity offers four distinct layouts for the homepage of your site. With the included collection of shortcodes, customization options abound. Site visitors who are eager to join the conversation will experience a unique design and functionality powered by bbPress or BuddyPress form creation programs. These are easy to set up, use for both administrators and visitors, and include security features and plenty of unique options. This WP theme also offers multi-site usage opportunities and allows for full integration with WooCommerce and the translation plug-in WPML.

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NRG Network

 

Social networking sites only work if they are user-friendly, attractively designed, and have plenty of positive traits that people want. When you choose the NRG Network theme in conjunction with the powerful WordPress plugins BuddyPress and bbPress, you can deliver on every promise. Site visitors can sign up easily with a new user name and password or by using their Facebook account. BuddyPress offers many specific addons so you can customize your website to be the perfect solution for either a diverse group of socializers or a unique niche group.

Packaged with NRG Network theme is Visual Composer, the ultimate drag and drop page builder plugin that usually comes with a premium cost. Revolution Slider is another premium option that allows you to create dynamic slideshows with attention-grabbing graphics or videos. If you do not wish to build site pages from scratch, NRG comes complete with a collection of pre-made templates to help you launch your new social network more quickly.

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NewStream

 

 

Klein

 

The Klein WordPress theme is a one-stop solution for creating community or social sites online. It integrates perfectly with the best premium plugins like BuddyPress, bbPress, Paid Membership Pro and more. It even offers you the ability to install WooCommerce and sell digital or tangible products. Due to all of its customization and capability options, virtually any type of social-driven business can get a boost toward success with Klein. Other options include social media platforms, message boards, and paid membership communities.

The developers recently released Klein 2.0, which gives even more possibilities for creative webmasters. The drag and drop page builder plugin called Visual Composer is now packaged with the theme. All you have to do is click on the features, elements, and content blocks you want and move them into place on each page. This extra plugin usually costs quite a bit of money on its own, but it is included with the Klein WP theme as an added bonus. It also includes Slider Revolution to add graphic interest. No matter what type of social community you wish to creating, using the BuddyPress-friendly Klein theme makes sense. Even non-developers can have a highly professional and amazingly function site without much worry or effort.

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WooHoo

The great thing about a responsive magazine theme that also offers bbPress and Buddypress integration, is you can build a fully functional news site that allows your readers to take part in a completely integrated social network on your very own website.  WooHoo is a news magazine theme with a well crafted, functional design, it’s SEO optimized for great SERP results and it loads super fast too.  WooHoo is a sleek, feature-packed theme that comes with a few demo sites to install, each one representing a different industry or general look for the website.  There’s the default demo, a high tech blog magazine design, a health magazine, fashion layout, sports magazine site, a couple of classic blog designs and more.  Each one of these theme demo designs allows you to make yourself, and your users, a great social community based on BuddyPress, which is the best free social network engine for WordPress.  WooHoo offers WooCommerce, which shouldn’t be too much of a stunner, considering the name.  There are custom categories, a search page, author page, tags and archive pages, a custom 404 page and more.  No coding is required, since there’s a drag and drop page builder integrated with WooHoo and that’s a nice touch for beginners, and the one click demo import gets you up and running without delays.

Gone

 

If you want to develop an internet network, be aware that BuddyPress is a superb option, since this totally free plugin gives a fast and easy way to make a new social community complete with user web profiles, activity streams and plenty more. With BuddyPress and WordPress, you can built a striking and effective community very quickly and effortlessly. Though BuddyPress was created to work with the majority of WordPress themes, it is actually highly recommended to go for a design which is primarily crafted for BuddyPress, so that you are allowed to take full advantage of all the great features it gives. This unique layout specializes in helping everyone get brand new buddies and also send messages, the notifications look amazing and also mailing messages is really, really simple.

 

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WordPress Theme ReviewShowcase Grid by Templafied

Showcase your digital products with a masonry layout.

Showcase is a tremendously intuitive theme, suited for all kinds of different websites and projects, but particularly well suited for creative websites.

Not the best looking theme I’ve ever seen, Showcase is a responsive grid theme that’s all about selling products.  What do you think about it?  I don’t know, I’m a little conflicted.  On the one hand, it displays a ton of products per page, which could be exactly what some webmasters want.  If you’ve got tons of related products, that’s a great way to display them.  However, the theme itself is soft of bland.  Ugly maybe even?  I simply don’t like the design, it’s not very appealing to me.  But, tastes are what they are, maybe it’s perfect for somebody else out there?  This theme was created by an Elite developer, An-Themes.  But yeah, despite that, this theme has been downloaded only 160 times or so.  Then again, the rating is a perfect 5 stars out of 11 reviews at the time of this writing, so it’s well liked by the handful of people who have chosen to review it.

Here’s what An-Themes describes this Showcase theme as.

Showcase is a responsive WordPress Grid and Masonry Blog Theme. Showcase is a tremendously intuitive, suited to be deployed for a number of different websites and projects of all kinds, but peculiarly well suited for creative websites, showcasing digital or affiliate products. Completely responsive to look perfectly in all mobile devices, easily usable with any device as well as PCs.

Oh yeah, front end submissions, that’s a nice feature.  This is the description of that feature.

Submissions automatically create a post in “pending” status so that administrators can review the item before it appears on the site. An email notice is sent to the admin each time a form is successfully submitted. All Articles submitted will be in Pending, if you choose so, and every submission will be approved or rejected from WordPress Dashboard.

Preview the front end submission feature here.

So, that’s it, that’s Showcase.  A somewhat clumsy looking theme that performs really well.  Maybe with the right CSS customization, you can totally make this theme shine!

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WordPress Theme ReviewNerduck by Templafied

Nerduck Masonry and Isotope Gallery Portfolio Theme

Nerduck is a modernistic portfolio-style theme with an emphasis on bold typography and a fine attention to detail.

This theme is called Nerduck, it’s a minimalist blog and portfolio theme that’s powerful and lightweight, so it loads up fast.  It’s also responsive, so it can help you achieve a really fast loading, SEO friendly website that ranks high and helps drive tons of traffic.

Nerduck is a modernistic portfolio-style theme with an emphasis on typography and attention to detail. Show off your latest photos and videos in all their glory with the responsive portfolio grid. Write blog posts with the beautiful, minimal blog.  You can have unlimited portfolios, each with it’s own categories and custom settings. You have two or three column types, with or without margins, filtering and a lot of useful features to make your website a perfect showcase of your amazing products!

Nerduck has just surpassed a total of 500 sales on ThemeForest, which is quite an achievement, and the 4.95 rating is a really big achievement.  That’s an amazing rating, really.  This theme was created on October 25th, 2015, which means it’s been downloaded practically every day it’s been on the market.  That’s popular!

I think the reason Nerduck has been so popular, the simple and clean design.  Ideal for professional and creative portfolios, agencies and individuals alike will absolutely love this template.  Visual Composer powers Nerduck, which means it’s highly flexible.  The documentation is thorough, it’s well supported by ClaPat, one of the elite authors on ThemeForest.  In terms of theme options, you’ve got a lot of great possibilities for customization.  Styling, footer and header options, sliders and blog options too.  Not to mention the portfolio options.   Nerduck really has a lot going for it, so you should definitely consider this theme for all kinds of portfolio and creative websites.

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WordPress Theme ReviewCaress, Comprehensive WordPress Blog Theme with WooCommerce by Templafied

Caress WordPress Blog Theme

The graphic design of Caress theme is simply captivating and enthralling. The developers of the theme stopped at nothing in ensuring the theme is 100% user friendly having a highly responsive and beautiful layout that will definitely capture the attention of visitors. Its versatile design allows Caress to adapt well on any platform on which it is used. Caress theme is ideal for corporate, personal and professional websites. No matter the purpose it is used for, it will always shine out thanks to its enthralling webpages.

Interestingly, Caress has over 14 different blog layout with each having a distinctive design and well organized that will leave your readers asking for more. With Caress theme, you can be assured that your blog or website will stand out from the already overcrowded blogsphere, while also keeping you one step ahead of competition. Caress theme comes with excellently designed widgets and gadgets such as sticky sidebar that can be easily configured, well integrated and native Woo Commerce with total visual cohesion. It also comes with some predesigned templates which can be set to work by a singular click of the button. If you intend reining an e-commerce website, then the Woo Commerce side bar that comes with Caress theme will really be handy. What are you waiting for? You have nothing to lose, but lot to gain.

WordPress Magazine Themes, Online Journals and Newspapers

Caress Theme features:

  • Beautiful design
  • Very easy to use
  • Fully responsive
  • Easy setup
  • Retina Ready
  • 14 Blog & Category layouts
    • 1st Full & Grid Posts Theme
    • 1st Full, Grid Posts & Sidebar
    • Bricks Posts
    • Bricks Posts & Sidebar
    • Grid Posts 2 Columns
    • Grid Posts 2 Columns & Sidebar
    • Grid Posts 3 Columns
    • List Posts
    • List Posts & Sidebar
    • Masonry Posts 2 Columns
    • Masonry Posts 2 Columns & Sidebar
    • Masonry Posts 3 Columns
    • Standard Posts
    • Standard Posts & Sidebar
  • 5 post formats
    • Standard post
    • Image Post
    • Audio Post
    • Video Post
    • Gallery Post
  • 2 types of sticky posts sliders
    • Full width image style
    • Table style
  • WooCommerce Support
  • Support Theme customizer
  • Social media icons
  • Sticky header option
  • Boxed layout option
  • Preloader Option
  • Full width Option
  • Author box support
  • Related posts box support
  • +600 Google fonts
  • +70 Customize Options
  • Touch friendly
  • Unlimited colors
  • Sticky Sidebar
  • Awesome Drawer
  • 4 Smart Footer Widget Areas
  • 9 custom widgets
    • About Widget
    • Banner Widget
    • Category Posts Widget
    • Facebook Widget
    • Flickr Widget
    • Instagram Widget
    • Latest Posts Widget
    • Social Media Profiles Widget
    • Video & Audio Widget
  • Contact Form 7 Support
  • Mailchimp for WordPress Support
  • Posts & Instagram Footer area
  • Responsive custom menu
  • XML demo content
  • Extensive Documentation & Support Forum
  • And a lot more…

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WordPress Theme ReviewFoodist, Gorgeous and Dynamic WordPress Food Blog Theme by Templafied

foodist-demo.detheme.com-Foodist – Premium WordPress Theme for food Blogger

I’ve decided to revisit Foodist, since it’s been over a year since I took a look at this theme.  I’ve got to say, it’s really stood the test of time.  Foodist is a really nice theme for food blogs.

With Foodist, you get a fully responsive food blog theme that is gorgeous in design and completely full featured.  Foodist will blow you away with it’s ability as a recipe blog, a magazine delivering the newest foodie news, a restaurant review portal and much more.  Foodist is mobile friendly, so your users can view it on the go and it’s got a powerful and friendly theme options panel which will have your readers entranced.  Foodist is lightweight, so it loads up quick and was designed with Beans at it’s core, the most responsive and innovative of starter themes.  You can translate this theme into any language you choose, thanks to WPML.  Tons more features help make Foodist a wonderful WordPress food blog site.

Compare this theme to Superfood.  I think it’s a favorable comparison.

foodist-demo.detheme.com-Foodist - Tastefully Simple Blog WordPress Theme

Foodist is every food blogger’s dream. This theme is fully responsive. Your followers can enjoy browsing your recipes, and reviews on the food you eat and restaurants you visit while using a mobile phone, or a tablet. In addition to the responsive feature, this theme is retina ready. Meaning, you can display your food pictures in excellent resolution. Your pictures are sharper and brighter in comparison to other themes.

With images and videos that have high graphic resolutions, entice your readers and would-be followers to navigate your site. Make them stay longer and read everything on your site.  That’s incredibly important for a food blog, since you’re likely to have tons of different recipes that can really help your site lure in tons of traffic.

Metrics count.

Page creation is fast and easy. You can simply choose from three pre-defined layouts. Each style makes your site appear professional despite the simple designs used. Layout 1 has two columns with a header where you can place your navigation menus and feature your most recent food blog posts. It also contains a footer area where you can place important credits to those who help you with the site creation.

Here’s a second demo style.

foodist-demo.detheme.com-Blog II – Foodist – Just another Foodist Sites site

On the other hand, layout 2 features your most recent posts or your top posts with a continue reading icons in two-column style and sidebar to place your widgets. It has a sidebar, a header and footer. In this layout, you can choose to display your posts with the highest number of visits. The theme is WMPL ready, so your followers who are not proficient in English can translate your site into a language that they can understand.

Just upload a file, which has the language you want. Aside from this feature, you can also organize your recipes, reviews and images with the easy drag-and-drop web page builder. You can publish any reviews, food recipes or restaurant information and make them look amazing. You can also include social media icons so your followers can share your recipes in one click.

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WordPress Theme ReviewConcern, Corporate Portfolio Theme for Businesses by Templafied

Concern WordPress Business and Corporate Portfolio Theme

CONCERN is wonderful for all kinds of businesses.  For Corporate Websites or Corporate Portfolio Websites, it’s ideally suited.  How about a Product Showcase Website?  Digital Agency Website?  Photography, construction, gyms and personal training sites will definitely look great with Concern.  So will startups ,real estate Business Website or Corporate Service Oriented Websites!  The list goes on and on and Concern is a great choice for all of them.

We built this theme on Visual Composer, a very convenient drag-n-drop PageBuilder for WordPress. It should provide you with the smoothest experience while creating your website with our theme. The WordPress theme is responsive, you can view it also in the mobile/tablets devices and it looks very in more devices.

One Click Demo Importer

With demo data importer, you’ll be set up and ready to customize your site in minutes.

Free Visual Page Builder

Visual Composer for WordPress is drag and drop frontend and backend page builder plugin that will save you tons of time working on the site content.

Fully Responsive

What ever you are using the device your site will run as it should be. Concern theme is fully responsive layout for all type of devices.

Redux Theme Option

Our theme provides very easy and comprehensive set of theme options that will help you configure and modify the things around your website more easily.

600+ Google Fonts

Change the look and feel of your website with the included custom Google Font options. Use our theme option panel to change the fonts for your body, header, heading, menu …

Features

  • +WordPress 4.2
  • Visual Composor Page Builder with Drag and Drop layout.
  • Easy setup with Demo Content
  • Unlimited Color Styles
  • Blog Single Page
  • Animate any Elements
  • Responsive layout
  • Retina Ready
  • Unique design
  • Single Page Project
  • Contact Form 7
  • jQuery Enhanced
  • Easy Setup
  • Very Clearly Documentation (Step by Step)
  • Support 24/7

Okay, that’s it for Concern.  What do you think about it?  It’s certainly clean, but I’ve never used a theme from this theme-maker, so I’m really reviewing this based on the design, which I do like.

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WordPress Theme ReviewKon/Cept Video, Masonry and Traditional Grid Portfolio by Templafied

koncept wordpress http://themeit.com/best-wordpress-video-themes/simple modernportfolio theme

Kon/Cept is a WordPress portfolio theme that is as uncomplicated as it is clean and modern, perfect for a wide variety of uses.  KON/CEPT WordPress theme offers a modern and very creative style to help you show off your video content, regardless of what sort of video you are into. It is an engaging design, giving an excellent first impression and a fantastic user experience, assisting you to develop the finest video portfolio you can. This theme tghough will be loved by any form of creative professional, it’s not alone for movement, cinematographers or videographers graphic designers. Advertising agencies, creative professionals of any discipline and freelancers also, will adore the way this theme absolutely frames their work. That is because KON/CEPT is a straightforward, almost minimalist theme, that can look fantastic regardless of what your branding is loke. The masonry portfolio makes for an excellent way to get your endeavors detected. The most up-to-date code helps this theme load quickly, so even videos or large pictures will load up quick. Since viewers and readers are increasingly impatient when it comes to load times, that is important. KON/CEPT is absolutely responsive in every way also, resulting in an excellent user experience on any kind of device.

Here’s a detailed look at that front page.  Nice looking layout, great grid design.  Similar to a lot of themes in our WordPress grid theme collection.

Wordpress Grid Portfolio Koncept

Here’s a blog post.  Simple, clean, nice to look at, easy to navigate.  It’s a solid blog, very simple but not a lot of flash to it.  It might not be for everybody.  If you want to see some more minimalist themes, try this collection.

 

And here we have the eCommerce page.  Great with WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads or your eCommerce cart plugin of choice.

You are an artist, not necessarily a web designer or a coder. That’s why KON/CEPT is ideal for setting up a portfolio. It makes you more hours to create your artistic vision, and you’ll spend less time trying to find out how exactly to code your website. And if you desire to set up an online shop, KON/CEPT has you covered with support that is perfect for WooCommerce, the top free shopping cart plugin for WordPress.  If Kon/Cept isn’t quite what you had in mind, for more amazing WordPress video themes, we’ve got an entire collection of some of the very best.

As for the features, let’s take a look at the rundown.

A few of the features:

  • Unique design
  • Fully responsive
  • Retina ready
  • Masonry portfolio
  • Custom layout types & animation styles
  • Modular grid
  • Support for WooCommerce
  • Creative blog style
  • Interactive contact maps
  • Page builder
  • Translatable and RTL ready
  • 37 pages manual
  • Valid HTML5 code
  • Blazing fast

So, what do you think.  Simple, easy to use but flexible enough for a lot of different sites.  The blog isn’t probably robust enough to use as a standard, traditional blog site though, I guess that’s the only drawback for this theme.  If you are looking for a blog, like a personal blog template, try this collection.

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#WordPress_Themes #Video