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Free BuddyPress Themes Compatible with BuddyPress 1.5

Free BuddyPress Themes Compatible with BuddyPress 1.5

Now that BuddyPress 1.5 is officially out, a few theme authors have had the chance to update their themes. You’ll be glad to know that there are several themes out there that are ready for BuddyPress 1.5. These themes will allow you to take advantage of all of the latest features of the platform.


Frisco is a fantastic new BuddyPress 1.5 theme available in the WordPress repository. You know it’s passed a great deal of scrutiny from the theme review team, if it’s allowed to be hosted there! Frisco is a child theme of the bp-default theme and comes with the ability to change the color and font in the options page.

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BP Columns

BP Columns is a three column theme from modemlooper, a developer who’s always working on innovative new BuddyPress stuff. This theme has been around for awhile and was just recently updated for BuddyPress 1.5.

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BuddyPress Widget Theme

The BuddyPress Widget Theme is another one from modemlooper. It offers a fully widgetized home page for the BuddyPress default theme so that you can customize it with as many widgets that you want.

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Business Services

Business Services is a beautiful free theme from WPMU DEV, so you can count on the fact that it will always be compatible with the latest version of WordPress and BuddyPress. It’s packs with tons of options for customizing your theme without touching the code.

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BuddyPress Corporate

BuddyPress Corporate is a professional-looking light-weight theme. It features 12 preset color schemes, privacy options, custom image headers, customizable welcome messages, and a whole lot more!

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Infinity – Coming Soon!

You’re going to hear a great deal about Infinity in the coming days. It was developed with MultiSite networks, BuddyPress and BBPress in mind, so you really can use it for any kind of WordPress project. Infinity is currently in private beta, but we’ll be previewing it for you soon so stay tuned!

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Oceans11 has a 3-column fixed layout with a casino theme. It’s a free BuddyPress 1.5 theme from Milo of 3oneseven.

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BlogTimes is another one from Milo with a 5-column magazine/newspaper style fluid layout. It sports a grid design, sliders and a white color scheme.

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BP Default

The BuddyPress Default theme is actually a million times better than it used to be. Just try out the demo and resize your browser to check out out how responsive it is. It also has five new widgetized areas (one in the sidebar, four in the footer), featured images (as custom header images on posts and pages), and an optional one-column page template with the sidebar removed.

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