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Balance: A Responsive Premium BuddyPress Theme

Usually BP-Tricks is dedicated to bringing you tips and tricks related to BuddyPress but today we’re going to do something different. We’ll give you a quick tour of our latest Premium BuddyPress Theme called Balance! (Spoiler Alert: it’s the theme that is powering BP-Tricks right now)

Completely Responsive design for your BuddyPress Community!

Balance has a completely responsive design, which means that it looks great on all devices. Whether your visitors are viewing your site on an iPad, iPhone or any other mobile device, your site will look great. We’ve carefully gone through all the BuddyPress components

BuddyPress 1.5 and BBPress 2.0

Loaded with BuddyPress options, this is truly the most powerful BuddyPress Theme available. Weve gone the extra mile and included lots of useful features that make setting up your BuddyPress community a snap.

  • Works out of the box with ALL BuddyPress 1.5 Compatible Plugins!
  • Upload Default Avatars for your Members and Groups
  • Activity Stream Tour: Give your new members a guided tour (watch the video!)
  • BP Component Introductions: Easily insert a introduction text, advertisements or notifications on all the BuddyPress directory pages!
  • Private Community: Turn your community into a private community with the tick of a box.
  • Facebook Connect Integration – Weve integrated support for the awesome WP-FB Autoconnect plugin for one-click Facebook sign-ups.
  • Social Sharing – Easily enable social sharing buttons for BuddyPress Group and Profile pages.
  • BuddyPress Specific Sidebars: With a unique sidebar for every BuddyPress component you put the right content at the right place easily.

BBPress 2.1 is not forgotten!
Since BuddyPress and BBPress will be working closely together in the near future weve gone ahead and spend a considerable time on making your BBPress 2 forums look prettier then ever. It blends in perfectly with the rest of your community really tying your community together like a forum should.

Multisite Blogging Networks

dashboard screenshot1 400x220 Balance: A Responsive Premium BuddyPress ThemeMultisite support often seems an afterthought for themes. With Balance weve created a theme that can be easily used by the bloggers in your Multisite network. create a cohesive network of blogs all powered by Balance. Just take a look at our Theme Playground to see how Balance is used to power the main BuddyPress community AND the blogs in our network.

Your bloggers can change color schemes (or choose a custom color), upload their logo, background images and customize the entire look of their blog through our powerful control panel. Just look at our example member blog to see how easy it is!

View the full Feature list

Pretty nice huh? Use the coupon code BPTRICKS for a 20% discount!

To celebrate the launch of Balance we’re giving our readers a 20% discount during checkout. All you have to do is use the coupon “BPTRICKS” during your checkout and you’re good to go! If you have any questions just speak up in the comments!

About Bowe Frankema

 Balance: A Responsive Premium BuddyPress Theme Building communities on BuddyPress is something I’m very passionate about. The decision to focus exclusively on BuddyPress projects over the last few years inspired me to share back some of the things I've learned here on BP-Tricks! You can find me on WordCamps & BuddyCamps across the globe and on Twitter! Follow me on Twitter

I'm constantly updating my BuddyPress Hosting Guide and SiteGround and WPEngine
have proven to be a great fit for hosting your BuddyPress community.

Need some help finding the perfect host? Check out my in-depth BuddyPress Hosting guide!

Discussion

One response to “Balance: A Responsive Premium BuddyPress Theme

  1. Good job, guys!
    I like the “Private Community” feature. Does it mean some communities can be private while others are public?
    Does the cool “Social Sharing” feature have counter to show how many times a given profile or group has been shared?
    Can I purchase and use your theme white label – without your logo, powered by, backlinks, etc – for my personal project?

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