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If you are deciding to setup a forum on your WordPress install then bbPress is your first choice as it is a great forum/community plugin that fits so well with WordPress as it is very remarkable for its capacity to create a solo forum site as well as an integrated social hangout, on the sidelines of your web platform plus you do not have to take any extra effort has it happens automatically.

Once you’ve install bbPress the first thing you need to do it to search for the good bbPress themes. Sometimes this is a little difficult as they are quite large in number and the vast number of themes can easily bury a normal person, So for this weeks WordPress Wednesday round up will features 8 of the best WordPress themes that is compatible with bbPress.

1. Stargazer Colloquium – Free

stargazer-colloquium

Stargazer Colloquim is a child theme of Stargazer and it’s the most advanced theme ever created for WordPress without compromising standards. This theme extends WordPress’ built-in theme features so robustly but naturally. The theme is built on the rock-solid Hybrid Core theme framework. It’s built with search-engine optimization (SEO) in mind by utilizing the most current HTML5 conventions and Schema.org microdata. It also integrates with useful theme add-on plugins like Custom Background Extended, Custom Header Extended, Whistles, and more.

2. Accesspress Lite – Free

Accesspress-Lite

AccessPress Lite is responsive multipurpose WordPress business theme with clean, highly professional design and lots of useful features like a premium theme – and strong theme options panel to manage theme all! It is probably the most feature-rich free theme with lots of useful options events layout, portfolio layout, testimonial layout, blog layout, gallery layout, featured posts on home page, quick contact, social media integration, full width slider, team member layout, sidebar layout, multiple home page layout, call to action and many other page layouts.

It is fully responsive, WooCommerce compatible, bbPress compatible, translation ready, cross-browser compatible, SEO friendly, RTL support. Theme is completely translated in: French, Persian, Japanese, Danish now. AccessPress Lite is multi-purpose and is suitable for travel, corporate, portfolio, photography, nature, health, small biz, personal, creative, corporate, agencies, bloggers anyone and everyone. Great customer support via online chat, email, support forum.

3. JBST – Free

jbst

JBST is a powerful theme framework that can be used as a standalone website builder or as a framework to create child themes for WordPress. JBST build on the top of Twitter’s Bootstrap 3 and is full customizable with LESS. Integrated customizer for easy responsive website building. Right-To-Left (RTL) support. It also has built in support for BuddyPress, BBpress and eCommerce

4. WP Knowledge Base – Free

WP-Knowledge-Base

This supported bbPress theme is a responsive bootstrap based for maintaining multi product knowledge base on your WordPress site. Easily create knowledge bases with just posts and categories. You can also have images, support forum links and/or icons assigned to knowledge bases.

5.

Cinematrix

Cinematix theme is integrated with BuddyPress & bbPress which lets users register on your site and start creating profiles, posting messages, making connections, creating and interacting in groups and much more. A social network in a box, build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community.

6. 

klein

Klein is an innovative WordPress theme built to support BuddyPress, bbPress, and WooCommerce out of the box. Perfect for websites that interacts with many users. The members of your website will be able to create profiles, send unlimited messages, add connections, or share important events that are happening in their life, discuss ideas through forums, and you can even sell products to your members.

7.

social-chef

SocialChef is a beautiful, clean and responsive WordPress theme that comes with advanced search and front-end submissions as well as community features such as member profiles and activity feeds. Want to feature chefs and recipes? You got it! This theme will definitely help you build a robust and lively food social community quickly.

8

gone

Gone is an all-in-one WordPress theme – it comes with the Visual Composer plugin and the Slider Revolution plugin for free! It supports mega menus and handles WooCommerce as well as bbPress. It is very easy to customize and our documentation offers step by step guides to make it run smoothly.

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WordPress Wednesday – 8 Best bbPress Forum Themes for WordPress