Today we’re going to have a look at some of the best of WordPress themes in which you can use it to create a social network. To achieve this on WordPress, you would usually use the BuddyPress plugin maintained by the WordPress foundation.  Which gives you the ability to allow members to communicate to one another via private messages, group boards and much more. 

Other highlights of to BuddyPress plugin include allowing your members to follow each other to stay connected.  Creating custom profiles, get live notifications of new messages and so on.

Now that we have touched on the core functionalities,

without further ado let’s check out the better social media themes.

One Social is a minimalist community theme suited for most social networks. Due to the simplistic design, it gives you a broad scope to create a uniquely designed site. It’s multilingual allowing you to create a social network in your local language. With social integration for sign-ups and
login, you can grow your community a lot faster. Others have even built their blogging platform with this particular theme with the help of the BuddyPress User Blog pro add-on.

Theme highlights

  • Woocommerce is supported to create a shop to sell to your members.
  • Narrated video documentation.
  • Sitewide search to search through the various components of your website.

Social Learner

Social Learner is a perfect template for anyone that wants to create online course platform similar to Skillshare or Udemy. It comes with lots of useful features such as badges and points to create a gamified experience. Your students Can consume your courses at their own pace as well as checking to see other students also taking that particular course. It creates the perfect environment to encourage peer to peer learning whether via private messages or within the forums.

Theme highlights

  • Unlimited color combination forever perfect color palette.
  • Translation Reading with the support of RTL.
  • One click demo installation

BuddyBoss, as the name suggests, is a theme for anyone just getting started. It comes 100% responsive to give users a seamless viewing experience. If you like a simple, clean design then, this could be the right theme for you.  The code is structured in a way that any developer can step in and create additional functionalities.

Theme highlights

  • Retain ready to show off your high definition images.
  • Choose icons from FontAwesome extensive collection.
  • Translation ready.

Wrapping up

I hope you enjoyed your visit collection of my recommended WordPress templates.  Let me know in the comment section which temperate new went for and why? 

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