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WeFoster Framework

The WeFoster Framework is the perfect foundation for your BuddyPress community. Excellent design, usability and a focus on performance is what makes this theme best in class.

Author: Array Released: July 10, 2015 Updated: July 10, 2015

The future of BuddyPress is here, and it’s 100% Free.

The WeFoster Framework empowers you to quickly and easily build an incredible community with WordPress & BuddyPress. Whether you’re a novice or an advanced developer, WeFoster provides the secure and search-engine-optimized foundation that takes BuddyPress to places you never thought it could go.

Profiles Reimagined

Profiles Reimagined

Nothing is more important than your members profiles, it’s the first thing your members see after registration! Cover Photos, Retina Avatars and tons of User Experience improvements are guaranteed to make a perfect first impression.

Lovely Discussion Groups

Lovely Discussion Groups

Foster community interaction between members in your discussion groups. The WeFoster Framework takes full advantage of the new Cover Photos feature in BuddyPress so you can make every group unique. Add to that the BBPress 2 compatibility and you have the perfect foundation for community interaction.

Facebook-style Activity Streams

Facebook-style Activity Streams

The BuddyPress Activity Stream is one of the most underused features for a lot of communities, and we wanted to change that. Beautiful icons, vertical navigation and a Facebook-style newsfeed design will make your members feel right at home.

70+ Design Options with Live Previews

70+ Design Options with Live Previews

Create a custom design for your community in five minutes flat by changing colors, fonts, logos/images and more. Not a designer? Choose from our expertly designed layout presets and see your changes directly through the WordPress Customiser.

Beautifully Responsive

Every page on your site looks great on mobile devices, with extra care for your BuddyPress pages.

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Flexible Suitable for any type of Social Network

Thousands of site owners & developers are using the WeFoster theme to build better..

  • Membership Sites
  • Academic Commons / Learning Management Systems.
  • Creative HUBs
  • Business & Intranet Solutions
  • Non Profit, Cause & Faith Based Communities.

Hassle Free Seamlessly switch between designs.

You want a rock-solid, professional design for your community with the freedom to change it based the needs of your members.

Have you ever switched themes and spent hours re-creating your widgets, menus and design settings? We believe there is a better way. Seamlessly switch between designs and instantly see the result using the WeFoster Live Customiser.

Community Powered Growing Stronger Every Day

Because the WeFoster Framework is free and open source, we have an active community of developers who are helping us find and fix compatibility issues that might pop up.

The most popular BuddyPress & WordPress plugins work flawlessly with the WeFoster Framework thanks to the wide range of different communities using it! BBPress, WooCommerce, BP Docs and BuddyPress Media are just some of the many plugins we provide out of the box support for.

Forever Free We Love Open Source

We believe in the power of open source and collaboration. By making our framework freely available for anyone to use, we want to foster a community of site owners and developers that can build better communities.

The WeFoster Framework serves as the foundation for our own website, our clients and many of our community members here on WeFoster.co, and it’ll be freely available forever.

Full Feature Overview

All the features in the WeFoster Framework

    BuddyPress Features

  • Guaranteed support for all popular BuddyPress plugins
  • Flexible BP Cover Photos with automatic resizing
  • Set Default Group/Member Photos
  • Activity/Group/Members Directory Customisation
  • Conditional BuddyPress Sidebars
  • Vertical Profile/Group navigation
  • Facebook Style User Notification Menu
  • WordPress Core Features

  • Flexible Featured Images with automatic resizing
  • Post Format Support
  • Primary & Secondary Navigation Menus
  • 15+ Widget Areas
  • 5 Page Templates
    Layout & Design Features

  • 5 Layout Presets
  • Fixed & Fluid Width Layouts
  • Sidebar Left / Right Layout
  • Choose between Minimal or Full Header Design
  • Set Content/Sidebar width
  • Customize Footer Design & Widget Area
  • 30+ Shortcodes
  • Completely Responsive
  • Beautiful color scheme presets
  • Built in Image Effects
  • Custom Logo Upload
  • Custom Background & Header images
  • Advanced Typography with Google Font integration
  • Tooltips & FontAwesome Icons

Developer or Agency? We got you covered.

Extensive docs, over 100+ Hooks and a fully automated build process.

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Compatible.

We’ve gone through great lengths to ensure compatibility with 3rd party plugins and deliver a theme that can be used to create a seamless experience for you or your clients, no matter the plugins you use.

Flexible.

Use our Buddy.LESS foundation to quickly compile a CSS file with only the styles you need. Automatically compile a production ready (child)theme using Grunt/LESS.

Reliable.

Rapidly build custom templates and designs thanks to the Bootstrap 3 foundation. Utilise proven solutions that are supported and used by millions.

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Like all WeFoster products, WeFoster Framework also comes with...

Fast & Friendly Support

We take great pride in providing excellent support. We’re here to help you get the most out of your purchase and help you with any issues you might have.

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Extensive Documentation

Every purchases comes with an extensive getting started guide that helps you hit the ground running. Detailed tutorials, videos and even developer documentation are part of your purchase.

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One-Click Updates

Our products are constantly improving. Install product updates with a single click inside your WordPress dashboard. It could not be easier.

Ready for Translation

We take translation seriously and aim to have our products available in as many languages as possible. Your purchase not translated in your language? Help us out and earn awesome rewards!

Clean & Secure Code

All our products are written with great care. We research every pixel and line of code that goes into our product and follow the WordPress & BuddyPress coding standards.

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Community Hub

Once you purchase a product you’ll get access to it’s dedicated community hub! This is where you can connect to other community members that have purchased the same product.

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SEO Optimized

Semantic, search-engine-friendly code makes sure Google notices your community. Expect only the best from our products.

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Modern Browser Support

Our products look and behave great in all modern browsers with a focus on performance and great design. Chrome, Firefox, Safari & IE8+ are all supported out of the box.

License Options

WeFoster All Access $249 - Best Value

Get a full year of access to our entire collection of BuddyPress themes and plugins for just $249.
  • Download all our products instantly
  • Speedy, high quality support
  • Seamless product updates with a click of a button
  • Exclusive perks and WeFoster community features.
Learn more about WeFoster All Access

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