On its own, WordPress is an awesome content management system (CMS) and blogging tool that can be further tweaked to create themes. When such excellence is combined with plugins, a greater world of opportunities for establishing a strong online presence also opens up! BuddyPress is a plugin which, among other things, allows you to create your own:
Mini social network for your circle of friends
Intra-company systems for open feedback and communication
Community portals for exchanging opinions on joint topics of interest
Networking site for products and/or services
Here are the top 10 WordPress BuddyPress themes to get your social interaction website up and running! Please note that the list has been updated since our previous post!
BuddyPress Themes Collection
X – The Theme
have you heard about The X? This all in one theme has been leading the charts of ThemeForest since it’s inception in 2014. Since then, the developers have been adding stacks, tweaking options and updating version in order to be the best in it’s field. Fortunately, the theme is BuddyPress and BBpress compliant, and makes it easy for us to choose it as our number one pick. This is surely a theme you’d want to check out!
Divi is popular for being one of the most flexible themes on the market. Whether you want a portfolio, online store, business website or a personal blog, Divi is a great match. Packed with the Divi builder and 18 predefined layouts, creating a website from scratch takes very little time. Of course, the theme also supports BuddyPress, the most popular plugin for mini social networks on WordPress.
Extreme customizability is one of the core strengths of this theme. It comes with a delightful 3 to 6 Column Options for Galleries (grids), an image rotator (Piecemaker 2), and has a consolidated WP e-Commerce plugin for online business-oriented sites.
Everyone on the planet has views and opinions about myriad subjects – and this theme is the perfect springboard for an exchange of diverse opinions in a tidy magazine style layout. One of the best wordpress buddypress themes out there today.
Use this theme to build communities with individual or group profiles, sending and receiving messages, while showcasing content with shared value for social communities. This theme is also useful for business promotions of services and products.
This theme is for you if you’re looking for a fully functional and highly engaging site which allows and encourages feedback! The Buddy theme can go on auto-install – removing any possible worries at your end. Also, it comes with complete documentation and free technical support!
This magazine-style theme is just the thing for featuring content within a really attractive layout. User engagement ensures increased visitor page views relative to the length of time spent on your site – and higher frequency of return!
Whether you’re in a romantic frame of mind, or simply want to play matchmaker, this theme can help you build the community you want not only for love, but also for any other purposes requiring interactive sharing of content and/or information.
If you’re familiar with forums, then you’ll appreciate how this theme facilitates online communities – from registration, to the creation of various sizes of networks and the promotion and upkeep of group dynamics!
Efficient in terms of content management, this theme simplifies menus and navigations for community members who want to interact with one another publicly on the boards – and also via private messaging.
Extreme customizability is a major strength of this theme. It also comes with a delightful 3 to 6 Column Options for Galleries (grids), an image rotator (Piecemaker 2), and has a consolidated WP e-Commerce plugin for online business-oriented sites.