Aardvark – BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark is a complete community focussed WordPress theme. Buy with confidence from an elite author specialising in BuddyPress themes.

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme

Aardvark - BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme


Basic Information

Who Is This Theme For?

Anyone and everyone really! Seriously, it’s a full multi-purpose theme. But specifically if you want to create a community, charge for membership access and sell online courses this theme is perfect for you.

Code-free customisation

200+ theme options to easily create a great looking site to meet your specific needs without ever touching a piece of code.

Main Features

  • BuddyPress integration
  • bbPress integration
  • WooCommerce integration
  • Paid Membership Pro integration
  • Sensei integration
  • Event Manager integration
  • Includes over $100 worth of premium plugins
  • Clean code – no PHP notices and well documented
  • 15 custom page builder elements/shortcodes
  • SEO Ready and mobile optimised
  • Intranet/extranet features (restrict access to site until logged in and dashboard interface)
  • Multiple blog options – masonry, grids, lists, font and alignment control
  • Ajax pagination and sorting of content
  • Front-end ajax post submission and edit forms
  • Post formats – Image, Gallery, Video, Audio, Aside, Status, Link, Quote, Standard
  • One-click demo importer
  • Retina support
  • Multiple header layouts
  • Custom pricing tables
  • Icon fonts (FontAwesome included)
  • Multiple menu styles (mega menus, post content, background images, icons etc.)
  • 200+ theme options to control every aspect of the theme
  • Change theme styling in real time with WP Live Customizer
  • Social share options
  • Social login support
  • Front-end login, register and profile pages
  • Top-class support
  • Automatic and regular theme updates
  • Full RTL support

Plugin Integration

Bundled Premium Plugins

These plugins are bundled with the theme. for more information on bundled plugins please click here.

  • WPBakery Page Builder (Visual Composer) (Save $45) – Frontend and backend drag and drop page builder to create complex looking layouts in minutes – no coding required
  • Responsive for Visual Composer – (Save $23) Greater control over the display of your page builder elements based on the width of the screen
  • LayerSlider (Save $23) – One of the most popular responsive multi-purpose slider plugins
  • Theia Sticky Sidebar (Save $24) – Makes your sidebars sticky and permanently visible, regardless of their position or how much the user has scrolled down

Premium Plugins (Purchased Separately)

These plugins are not bundled with the theme and need to be purchased separately.

  • Sensei – A course management plugin that offers the smoothest platform for helping you teach anything (purchased separately)

Supported Plugins

These plugins have been specifically designed to work with the theme and are completely free, as a result they are not bundled with the theme, but the theme can automatically install and set them up for you.

  • BuddyPress – Unique design, masonry member/group display, mobile device friendly, notifications tab, members statistics, members/groups shortcodes
  • rtMedia – Upload media to the activity stream or profile, comment and like media from other users, categorize media into albums
  • BP Profile Search – Build custom members search forms, and custom members directories or search results pages, comes with custom shortcode
  • bbPress – Add a fully functioning forum to your website
  • Paid Memberships Pro – Create membership levels, restrict access based on these levels, charge for access, different homepages for different membership levels
  • WordPress Social Login – Allow visitors to login using their existing social account
  • WooCommerce – Create an online store with the most popular ecommerce plugin
  • Yoast SEO – Complete SEO solution and adds breadcrumb support
  • Events Manager – Create events, handle bookings with full BuddyPress integration.

Top-class Support

This theme comes with extensive documentation, knowledge base and video tutorials that explains how to set up every aspect of the theme. If you still have any questions visit our support site where we respond to all questions within 24 hours Monday to Friday.


To view the full changelog click here.

Version 1.8 – 22-May-18

 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.5.2 Update: Updated LayerSlider to v5.4.7 Update: Updated BuddyPress Xprofile Custom Fields Type to v2.6.4 Update: BuddyPress 3.0.0 compatibility Tweak: Registration page no longer restricted when locking down all BuddyPress content Tweak: Added WPML support to theme emails Tweak: Paid Membership Pro profile links now go to BuddyPress profile page Tweak: Google Captcha is no longer enforced unless site and secret key entered Fix: Fixed page layout display on WooCommerce attribute pages Fix: Fixed page layout display on Sensei quiz pages Fix: Page header settings now working on Sensei pages Fix: WooCommerce featured product option working again Fix: Fixed a number of jQuery conflict issues Fix: Minor styling fixes 

Version 1.7.1 – 08-May-18

 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.5.1 Tweak: Remember Me button unchecked by default Fix: Fixed login/register form display options Fix: Login form displaying in BP Profile Search element again Fix: Over header content background colour can now be set transparent Fix: Added filter for succesfull password reset redirect (ghostpool_reset_success_redirect) Fix: Fixed button alignment in nav bottom header 

Version 1.7 – 30-Apr-18

 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.5 Update: Updated Theia Sticky Sidebar to v1.8.0 Update: Side menu sub menus now stay open if on one of those pages Update: Added border below primary menu links option Update: Added header styling options for header over content Update: Added mobile and side menu navigation sub menu link color options Update: Added table styling options Update: New Login/Register Form page builder element options – choose default display and hide links Update: Updated display on Aardvark setup page Update: Login and Register menu link types now support custom links Fix: Fixed issue with member and groups masonry display with ajax filtering Fix: Correct date now showing in GP Recent Comments widget Fix: Fixed image errors on Sensei course and lesson pages Fix: Fixed duplicate nonce messages on login form Fix: Search bar now showing in Headers 1, 2, 3 and 7 Fix: Correct left sidebar now shown on BuddyPress profile pages Fix: Non video embed content now displaying correctly Fix: Fix issue with voting up/down on posts Fix: Minor styling fixes 

Version 1.6.2 – 05-Apr-18

 Update: Can now change the header layout for individual pages Fix: Demo imported events no longer recreated after sending to trash Fix: Fixed bbPress PHP notices Fix: Fixed a number jQuery issues Fix: Added filter to manually change share icons Fix: Fixed issue with login form when Google Captcha plugin not activated Fix: Minor styling fixes 

Version – 30-Mar-18

 Fix: Fixed issue with mobile menu not working Fix: BuddyPress mobile tabs navigation no longer duplicated 

Version – 26-Mar-18

 Fix: Fixed issue with jQuery functions not working on certain servers 

Version 1.6.1 – 26-Mar-18

 Update: Added styling support for BuddyPress Global search plugin Update: Added sub sub forums to bbPress forum homepage display Fix: Google captcha is now reset when invalid username or password entered Fix: Cover profile and group images now hidden when options disabled Fix: jQuery functions working again with ajax filtering/pagination 

Version 1.6 – 19-Mar-18

 Update: Added option to control products per row on WooCommerce product pages Update: Add option to add secondary product image on hover Fix: Fixed issues with importing BP Profile Search fields multiple times Fix: Passwords now being accepted on WordPress 4.8.3 and below Fix: Sensei courses now showing correct details with BadgeOS plugin Fix: Mobile navigation link colours now working Fix: BuddyPress element design options now working Fix: Minor styling fixes 

Version 1.5.1 – 14-Mar-18

 Fix: rtMedia upload button now working in Safari on mobile devices Fix: Fixed page layout issues on WooCommerce pages Fix: Popup login form now working on frontend redirect page Fix: Fixed issues with not being able to import BuddyPress data after not activating plugin initially 

Version 1.5 – 12-Mar-18

 Update: Updated WPBakery Page Builder to v5.4.7 Update: Updated LayerSlider to v6.7.1 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.4.1 Update: Added option to exclude pages from frontend redirect Fix: Fixed sidebar width on mobile devices Fix: Percentage character now working in frontend password field Fix: Scroll to link menu type option now saving Fix: Fixed masonry displays when using side menu Fix: Mobile scrolling logo no longer displaying all the time Fix: Fixed PHP warning 

Version 1.4 – 21-Feb-18

 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.4 Update: Updated LayerSlider to v6.7.0 Update: Added Network demo Update: Added Social demo Update: Added full support for Events Manager plugin Update: Added Events List and Events Calendar elements Update: Added Login/Register Form element Update: Added option to restrict frontend and backend and redirect non logged users to specific page (e.g. login page) Tweak: Custom css now loaded after style settings CSS Fix: Sensei settings now saving on individual lesson pages Fix: Fixed profile links on BuddyPress Members page Fix: Multiple tags in the post submission form now being saved separately Fix: Fixed course price output Fix: Fixed content menu ajax display Fix: Minor styling fixes 

Version 1.3 – 16-Feb-18

 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.3 Update: Added new "Side Menu" header layout (new demo utilising this coming soon) Update: Added new styling options to control theme widths, padding and more background colours Update: Added list format for Statistics element Update: Added masonry support option for Row element Tweak: Added styling for other social login buttons Fix: Fixed page header height on homepage Fix: Fixed BuddyPress navigation button on mobile devices from duplicating Fix: Fixed issue archive/forum page returning incorrect content Fix: Minor styling fixes 

Version 1.2 – 13-Feb-18

 Update: Added social media buttons to BuddyPress profile headers Update: Added support for frontend BuddyPress profile fields in profile header and author info box (see help file) Update: Can now import BuddyPress data from theme demo importer Update: Added "My Groups" display in BuddyPress Groups element Update: Added filters to BuddyPress Groups and Members elements (excluding Masonry format) Update: Added List format to BuddyPress Groups and Members element Update: Added option to change Activity stream text and link colors Tweak: Added support for loading script files in JS Code box Fix: Included "BuddyPress Xprofile Custom Fields Type" plugin with theme to prevent upload issues Fix: Fixed issue with logo not displaying under certain conditions Fix: Fixed issue with scroll to links without hashtags Fix: Fixed featured image cropping on single posts and pages 

Version 1.1 – 01-Feb-18

 Update: Updated Aardvark Plugin to v1.1 Update: Updated LayerSlider to v6.6.8 Update: Added full RTL support Update: Added video format support to Featured Boxes element Fix: Scrolling logo now displaying Fix: Fixed duplicate Activity feed content when clicking Load More button Fix: Fixed issues with editing/deleting custom sidebars Fix: BuddyPress masonry member/group now displaying correctly when searching and using pagination Fix: Fixed a number of demo importer issues Fix: Fixed a number of issues in post submission form Fix: Minor styling fixes 
Date: May 28, 2018