Welcome BuddyPress to ThemeForest

by posted in News
Nov 24

BuddyPress logo

We’re happy to announce the addition of a whole new category to ThemeForest – BuddyPress!

BuddyPress is an open source social networking software package that can be installed on WordPress. It basically transforms WordPress into a full on social networking system. It’s an amazingly handy community tool.

Lance, our Growth Team Manager, recently posted on ThemeForest about how things are looking with the new category. Here’s what he had to say:

Recently we discovered that not only are BuddyPress themes selling like crazy, they’re also one of the top searched items on ThemeForest. Naturally we decided to give BuddyPress its own category. Categories improve browsing and, in turn, sales so I’m guessing we’ll see a spike here soon.

If huge sales isn’t enough of a motivating factor to get you making BP themes, here are a couple other advantages.

  1. BuddyPress items will be price $10 higher than an equivalent WP theme
  2. You are allowed to have a BuddyPress version of your existing theme
  3. Over the next couple weeks we’ll be giving this category some extra promotion
  4. Thousands of people search for this file type on TF every month

I look forward to see what you guys can come up with. I’m always amazed at the incredible work you do. Good luck with sales!

Travis only pretends to like sushi.
  1. Mattia on the 24th November


    • Wpfix on the 4th February

      i like salutation buddypress theme on themeforest


  2. Carmen on the 25th November


    • Tiepolo on the 27th December

      Carmen, you are awesome :-)

    • Les on the 29th January


      You’re beautiful. Can I take you out to dinner? :)

    • Paul Littlebury on the 1st February

      You never know – Carmen may actually be a 6′ 5″ trucker ;)

  3. Diabolique on the 30th November

    Sweet xD

  4. Mattew on the 30th November

    Cool news!

  5. Ash on the 30th November

    That’s awesome! Congratulations!!

  6. Ian on the 1st December

    Nice! This is going to take off fast!

  7. Nate on the 2nd December

    Finally! Thanks guys and good job responding to demand.

  8. joe ekine on the 2nd December

    Buddypress is becoming an important part of wordpress. So yes, there will be a huge demand for it.

  9. David on the 2nd December

    great news, how about whmcs next :)

  10. Philipp on the 7th December

    Amazing! That’s what I was waiting for… I hope I’ll not spend to much money for that! ;)

  11. Thibaut on the 7th December

    Yeh ! Awesome ! You rock, seriously !

  12. Rodrigo Henrik on the 7th December

    Cool! Great News! =)

  13. Vijay Vasu on the 7th December

    Interesting, going to have to check this out guys. Thank you,


  14. Chris Telford (Beta Version) on the 14th December

    Wonderful news.. exciting to think of the possibilities with buddypress and the talented designers of themeforest !

  15. Janvier on the 16th December

    That’s some good news!

  16. Mike Ember on the 17th December

    Great! Now i just need to master making BP themes :D

  17. Esteban on the 21st December

    Fantastic! good news!

  18. dano on the 29th December

    very cool….I use buddypress, looking forward to some killer themes

  19. Paul Gibbs on the 30th December

    Exciting news!

  20. webtech nepal on the 30th December

    Its a great great news !!

  21. Gavin Johnson on the 1st January

    Looking for a great magazine theme with buddypress ready to go!

  22. Sandeep on the 2nd January

    awesome! :)

  23. Vernon Fowler (@vfowler) on the 4th January

    Fantastic. BuddyPress themes here we go!

  24. ferry on the 7th January

    great, i’really appreciated , . must try for my next project..

  25. sukarja on the 7th January

    verry good.

  26. webtech nepal on the 11th January

    This is great !!!

  27. Lowell on the 12th January

    I love it!

  28. Pixelrage on the 12th January

    Now this was a smart move!

  29. Raj Mehta on the 15th January

    Even i was searching for a buddypress theme on themeforest


  30. Adewale Lagos on the 19th January

    thanks for the addition, i tried buying the salutation theme from Nigeria with my master card but you guys do not sell to Nigeria, hope we’ll get that opportunity soon as Nigerians are fast turning to the web. more so I’ll look forward to finding a white magazine theme with buddypress installed.

    • Adrian Try on the 19th January

      Hi Adewale. We certainly don’t block any country. If you are having problems with a purchase, I suggest you contact support (support.envato.com).

  31. Ron Bercume on the 23rd January

    Just simply perfect!!!!

  32. Derek - IWL on the 30th January

    The BP themes are OK, but they arent really cracking the surface of the BP capabilities. Most of them are just reworks of WP themes . . a couple of them are network focused but dont keep enough of the WP capability.

    All of them still try to stick to the legacy screen size of WP . . they all look like WP, are challenging to integrate/work with . . and I’ve bought a couple already. Fiddly admin and very manual to build around

    The day that someone releases a BP theme that takes full advantage of what BP has to offer in members/interaction and plugins . . on a responsive format screen (or a wide screen) . . that looks good, the world will beat a path to the ordering button.

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