While writing this blog post I am assuming that you know what WordPress and BuddyPress is and you wish to build a niche social networking website using a combination of WordPress and BuddyPress. If you are planning to develop a company website, member only website or a community website you no longer need to be a hard core designer and a developer, this awesome theme developed by Seventh Queen will help you to develop website that you thought of, this is KLEO from Seventh Queen. KLEO includes a set of powerful options which will make your life easier. Options like page builder, visual composer, short codes, media galleries, provided home page option, widget ready sidebars makes building a community website easy. A well planned website combined with KLEO can be a key ingredient for your success. Version 2.4.1 has been released on 11 Feb 2015 which is compatible with WordPress 4.1 and BuddyPress 2.2
Why I loved this theme? KLEO Features:
Once you make a purchase of this theme it is made available in your download section in ThemeForest. Even if you have a little experience with WordPress you can start with installation of this theme using the step by step theme installation instructions that come along. Instructions to set up KLEO theme are easy to understand and implement. You can start to work on your website in five minutes after your successful purchase. With help of built in page builder making new pages is very easy. The output is impressive and would make your visitors believe that the website has consumed a lot of efforts of professional developers. This is a HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery powered WordPress theme which offers you to create either a full width of a boxed (fixed width) version of your website. I will personally recommend to use a wide version. Users can easily upload and comment on photos as this theme comes with integrated BP-Album for BuddyPress Member photos. Using short codes and widgets you can easily show live data of user activities, profiles and forum interaction anywhere on website. If you are planning to make this a member’s only website; it is a five minutes job to make parts of content visible for members only. You can easily build a payment wall and sell content online as well. A 3-level drop down menu makes navigation easy and user friendly. Now a day’s majority of traffic is coming from mobiles and tablets, this is a fluid WordPress theme which is supports retina and is responsive. It will automatically adjust to user’s screen size and offer user a great experience. As this theme is built to support a community and membership website it comes with more than over 40 built-in inner pages, like registration page, login page, password recovery page, account activation page this makes your life much easy. User no longer requires seeing default WordPress pages for registration, login etc. User can register, login and interact through built-in front end pages.
KLEO for eCommerce
If you are planning to build an eCommerce store where people can make a purchase this theme has WooCommerce shop builder integrated, just install the WooCommerce plugin which is very popular and free. Visual composer makes building your store way easier than you think.
KLEO Support Community
Seventh Queen, the developers of this WordPress theme provides a lifelong support and free upgrades. If you have any concerns or questions you can log in to the support forum and throw your questions, experts will get back to you in 24-48 hours. I had multiple questions which were answered by support team in reasonably good amount of time.
Popularity of KLEO
While I am writing this article the KLEO is already sold to 4,358 users on ThemeForest.
KLEO theme is available from ThemeForest for the price of $63. Considering what you get for your money, it’s a fair price for sure.
One of my client had a requirement and I was asked to build a community website for a particular targeted user groups and after going through available options for WordPress and BuddyPress powered website I chose KLEO for reasons discussed above. If you ever come to me with a question, shall I buy KLEO my answer would always be, Yes. Link – Click here to visit KLEO web page