Unlike the launch of Joomla 2.5, the launch of Joomla 3.0 got so much interest from the Joomla Community because it seems totally different from the previous version. Everybody heard about and discussed the new features integrated in this new Joomla version.
With such a big expectation like that, Joomla 3.0 stable version was officially released on 27th, October, 2012. This satisfied the curiosity of all Joomla lovers.
Once again, let’s take a brief look at the improvements made in Joomla 3.0!
- Amazing Twitter Bootstrap
- Responsive feature
- Drag and drop mechanism
- New look of Joomla Control Panel
Top 10 Joomla 3.0 templates for users
It’s great if you are already using Joomla 3.0 and find it so cool to work with. And then you realize that you can find Joomla 3.0 compatible templates for your websites. What are you waiting for? You can give your website a new appearance with one of the top 10 Joomla 3.0 templates!
So, the top 10 Joomla 3.0 templates, here they are!
Free Joomla 3.0 Templates
Commercial Joomla 3.0 Templates
Few months ago, JSN Boot of JoomlaShine shacked the community because it was the first playground for users to experience Joomla! 3.0. It is expected to be released for a long time. And the wait is over, it’s out with a exclusively nice design specially built for Christmas and responsive design. This is a FREE, yet full-feature Joomla template. You can easily re-decorate your website within 4 color variations, 5 menu styles, 40+ template parameters and more. Christmas is in the air with Christmas colors and cool decorations like Santa Claus, pine trees, snowman, mistletoe, wreaths.
Meet Gavern is one of the earliest Joomla templates on the market. As Gavick Pro said about its product “It’s a free Joomla 3.0 template based on the new version of the Gavern Framework which features built-in support for Bootstrap”. With a clean and friendly template, this can be a good choice for you to start with. The template is available for free download.
Mj Nustar – a product from Mojoomla – is a responsive Joomla 3.0 template with a clean and classic style. The template is specially designed to work with mobiles devices and tablets. With built-in bootstrap, a solid grid system, HTML 5 and CSS 3, this is truly a good free template. Like Meet Gavern, there is the chance to work with a Joomla 3.0 template before you decide to purchase a commercial one!
Sync is a great responsive template from Yootheme for October 2012. Built on the latest version of Warp Framework, with a nice design, responsive features and diversified styles and icons, this template is suitable for hosting services and corporate websites. It’s truly good news for Yootheme template lovers because now it’s ready for Joomla 3.0!
Metropolis is an elegant, responsive Joomla 3.0 template for November, 2012 from Rockettheme. The template design is very impressive and with 10 presets, 76 module positions, superb typography and module styles. This template based on the powerful Gantry 4 Framework, and supports amazing integrated extensions like Rok Sprocket, Rok Booster, Rok Gallery and K2 styling support, and so on. The responsive layout, based on the Twitter Bootstrap Framework, can be automatically adjusted to fit the resolution of any phone, tablet, desktop, etc.
JA Brisk is the first Joomla 3.0 template from Joomlart for Tech news websites. It was released in November, 2012. It’s based on a brand new framework of Joomlart “ T3v3 Framework with lots of configuration and customization options. Like many other templates, JA Brisk offers the feature “Responsive” in order to make your site look perfect in all mobile browsers and any resolution. In addition, JA Brisk comes up with K2 styling support, easy to use layout configuration and thememagic, etc – features which a lot of people will be interested in.
Precision is an intelligent responsive Joomla template which comes from Joomlage. This template supports both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.0 and is suitable for many kinds of website from personal to business. The most important feature is “Responsive feature” which allows your website to adapt toall devices from desktops and laptops to tablets and smart phones… you can easily check it via the demo screen. With additional cool features, it’s ready for you to enjoy!
JP-Folio – an advanced portfolio template from JoomlaPlates has just been released recently in October. Like the other templates above, it’s now ready for Joomla 3.0 and you can install and work with this one on your Joomla 3.0 website. Based on HTML5 + CSS3, with 50 collapsible module positions, 4 cool theme colors, and special integration of Moo Menu, Module Slider, Slimbox 2 and K2 themes included as well, you will own a cool template. Check it out now!
44Magnum is the first Joomla 3.0 template from Pixelsparadise. This is a clean, responsive template with HTML5/CSS3 and is based on a semi-flexible width grid framework with modern light-weight code. The template is very flexible to redesign with more than 100 different module positions, accompanied with integrated "Suckerfish" dropdown menus and a built-in module slider which allows you to setup up to 12 modules such as videos, images, text, etc. The template also supports K2 – one of the most popular Joomla CCKs.
Novitas is the earliest template among the Joomla 3.0 templates from JoomlaShack. It is a content-first Joomla template built on Wright 3.0. The template come with hot features like Bootstrap, responsive, mobile ready, and other special features. You can view its demo in the link below; it’s also available to buy now. PS: most of the templates from JoomlaShack are now compatible with Joomla 3.0
Are you interested in any of the templates above? I hope that my Joomla 3.0 template list gives you some useful information so that you can find a suitable one for yourself!
Do you know any other nice Joomla 3.0 templates from other providers? Share them with everyone here!