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Does anyone know of any good wordpress themes that are compatible with the bbpress plugin? I'm looking for something with a good layout, preferably a magazine/news type theme.

Thanks :)

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there are a few out there but not many your best bet is a google search for bbpress themes with deep integration. You can always make a bbpress compatible theme though. –  xLRDxREVENGEx Jun 5 '11 at 16:53

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Best would be if you modify the bbpress theme a bit.Copy the entire folder "/bbpress/bbp-themes/bbp-twentyten" folder into your themes folder, rename it to something else, and modify your style.css to make it a custom child theme of whatever your current theme is.

Now you can modify as you you wish.

Another way :Copy all files of that folder inside ur theme.

In your theme's function.php add the following line.

add_theme_support( 'bbpress' );

Now you have your theme compatible with ur own bbpress page structure which you can modify as you wish. Hope that helps

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If your budget stretches, the Genesis theme works well with bbpress once you install the compatibility plugin. There are a tonne of child themes for Genesis - you'll easily find a magazine / news type one that will suit. You can see it running on my site (currently the Lifestyle theme): http://www.nxtab.co.uk/discussion/

Unfortunately Genesis is a premium theme but I figured it's worth the cash to get something that actually works and looks good. Save yourself some time and get on with something productive!

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