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Connect is a WordPress and BuddyPress theme for those that want to build a community around their news site. Since BuddyPress has progressed so much in the last year, we figured a theme with social networking capabilities was overdue. Besides, our community has been asking for such a theme for quite some time. Now you have it with many cool features.

WordPress 4+
0.5 / Release Notes
Magazine · Responsive

Fully Scalable - 100% Responsive

Connect has been designed to perfectly fit any screen. We took the time to make sure each and every pages of theme re-sizes beautifully, no matter what device is used.

Category Templates

Blog layouts are boring! Your category page no longer needs to be a bland list of articles. Take the advantage of unique magazine style layouts.

Post Templates

You wont find this option available for many themes, but we have now turned it into a standard feature for all Gabfire Themes.

Page Templates

Connect packed with multiple pages templates including Archives, Full Width, Left Sidebar and some custom templates.

Smart Navigation

Take the advantage of Smart Navigation designed not only to provide easy navigation across your site, but also to encourage visitors to stay on your site longer.

HTML5 Videos

Videos don't have to be difficult. Connect has an amazing HTML5 player for locally hosted videos HTML5 with subtitle support.

Single Post Image Slider

You upload the photos and leave the rest to Connect. It will automatically grab all the uploaded images and display them above the entry with a neat slider.

Gabfire Media Module

Videos and pictures don't have to be difficult. Gabfire Media Module extends the functionality of WordPress Featured Image to support videos and Default Post Images.

Localization Support

International? No problem - Connect was built to work with multiple languages. It is also compatible with WPML's multilingual plugin.

SEO Optimized

Designed with search engine optimization in mind, sites running our themes get maximum exposure on the web resulting in great traffic.

Advanced Control Panel

Change settings quickly through our control panel. See why users are amazed by the number of configurable options baked into every theme.

Much, Much More

There are a lot more features packed into this theme. Read the release notes or visit live demo. Alternatively, you can take Connect for a test drive on playground


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