5 Free BuddyPress Themes for your Alumni Website

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One of the hardest problems I faced while building my schools Alumni website was finding a good free theme which is updated regularly. You will get plenty of free BuddyPress themes, but most of them are outdated as developer stopped supporting them. So here I am listing 5 Free BuddyPress Themes for your Alumni Website or for your community website.

1. X2

X2 - Free BuddyPress Theme - Viral Media Today

Multi-Purpose Free WordPress Theme with many smart options to customize every detail. This free WordPress Theme is designed for any type of website from personal blogs to larger scaled website. Great for Magazines, Shops and Social Networks. Different homepage layouts to choose from. A widgetized homepage, perfect for magazines, shops and social networks. Or a blog style homepage to display your latest posts. Or simply create your custom homepage. Developed with HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, PHP and Twitter Bootstrap. Cross browser stable. W3C valid.

Features:

  • 3 customizable sliders
  • 3 column widget homepage
  • 2 predefined colors (light & dark)

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2. Arcade Basic

Arcade Basic - Free BuddyPress Theme - Viral Media Today

A lightweight and fully responsive HTML5 theme. Supports bbPress & 8 post formats, such as: Video, Image, Aside, Status, Audio, Quote, Link and Gallery. A big and bold header image which quickly grabs the attention of visitors. A large call to action area, post block and widgetized footer on home page to display important information across the site in the best looking way possible.Most of the features are locked in the free version, but I was impressed with the free features.

Features:

  • Icons from Font Awesome
  • Easy to Use Shortcodes
  • Various Post Formats
  • Full-Width Page Option
  • Theme Customizer
  • Mobile Ready

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3. Ward

Ward - Free BuddyPress Theme - Viral Media Today

Another lightweight and fully responsive HTML5 theme from the same developer above. Includes all the features from above. Built using Twitter Bootstrap 3. Dozens of useful shortcodes that will save you a lot of time.

Features:

  • Full-Width Page Option
  • Multiple Widgetized Areas
  • Theme Customizer
  • Mobile Ready
  • Icons from Font Awesome
  • Easy to Use Shortcodes

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4. Matheson

Matheson - Free BuddyPress Theme - Viral Media Today

Beautiful, clean and professional theme, great for any business, blog, communities, etc.. A bold typeface, minimalist design a large home page slider puts the focus where it’s needed, on content. Customizable background, page layout, site width and more.

Features:

  • Full-Width Page Option
  • Multiple Widgetized Areas
  • Theme Customizer
  • Mobile Ready
  • Icons from Font Awesome

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5. FirmaSite

FirmaSite - Free BuddyPress Theme - Viral Media Today

Free responsive WordPress theme with BuddyPress and bbPress support. Have 4 different layouts: content-sidebar, sidebar-content, full content (long), full content (short). 13 different theme styles, Google Fonts, logo upload abilities. Unique 2 feature built in: Promotion Bar and Showcase. All options are using WordPress Theme Customizer feature so you can watch changes live! Designers: Built on Twitter Bootstrap.

Features

  • 100% Responsive
  • Easy Installation & Setup
  • Exclusive Community Integration
  • Theme Customizer
  • Built-in Sliders
  • Content Blocks
  • Currency System

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 Conclusion: 

If you can spare some extra dollars go for premium themes. They have more features and you will get great support from developers. Visit ThemeForest to find some great themes or check out this list of premium and free theme list I made earlier. Let me know through comments if you have found some BuddyPress theme worth sharing.