Fork of the P2 WordPress theme. P2 is a group blog theme for short update messages, inspired by Twitter.


This WordPress theme requires at least WordPress 4.6.

P2 is shorter, better, faster, stronger.

P2 is a theme for WordPress that transforms a mild-mannered blog into a super-blog with features like inline comments on the homepage, a posting form right on the homepage, inline editing of posts and comments, real-time updates so new posts and comments come in without reloading, and much more.

P2 is available on WordPress.com: http://wordpress.com/signup/?ref=p2
…or you can download it for WordPress.org: http://wordpress.org/themes/p2

You can also check out a demo of the theme in action: http://p2demo.wordpress.com/
If you need P2 support or want to pitch in, drop a line on the forums: http://wordpress.org/tags/p2

Further reading

Matt Mullenweg: How P2 changed Automattic:

Official announcement post on WordPress.com:


If you download P2 manually, make sure it is uploaded to “/wp-content/themes/p2/”.

Activate P2 in the “Themes” admin panel using the “Activate” link.


This theme is not hosted in the official WordPress repository. Instead, updating is supported through use of the GitHub Updater theme by @afragen and friends.


You can contribute to the development of this theme by opening a new issue to report a bug or request a feature in the theme’s GitHub repository.

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