Oct 19

ThemeForest’s New Buddy: BuddyPress

Wed, 10/19/2011 - 15:00 — julie

ThemeForest is now accepting BuddyPress templates. If you’ve never heard of BuddyPress it’s a social networking system built on top of the WordPress platform. It allows you to build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress. Totally open source, BuddyPress is built to bring groups of people together allowing them to communicate and interact together right inside your WordPress theme. Here are some examples of how BuddyPress can be used:

  • A campus wide social network for your university, school or college.
  • An internal communication tool for your company.
  • A niche social network for your interest topic.
  • A focused social network for your new product.

Several ThemeForest authors have already integrated BuddyPress into their WordPress themes and have had tremendous success with sales so far. So if you’re a WordPress designer/developer and you’re looking for a reason to create and sell a BuddyPress template, check out the following:

Salutation: WordPress + BuddyPress Theme by Parallelus

(650+ sales)

DynamiX – Premium WordPress Theme by NorthVantage


(3,600+ sales)

Mingle – Multi-purpose WordPress Theme by Parallelus


(1,600+ sales)

If you’re a new or a seasoned ThemeForest author who is interested in integrating BuddyPress into your new WordPress themes, we’ve got a bunch of articles available on our Tuts+ network to get you up and running quickly:

If you’re working on a BuddyPress template right now or plan to in the near future we’d love to hear about it in the comments! If we get enough submissions we will consider adding a brand new category on ThemeForest to accommodate all your BuddyPress themes.




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