Joomla! Open source CMS (Content Management System) is downloaded for over 89 million times and second popular CMS.

First, is WordPress!

There are plenty of free Joomla templates available in the market, but very few are built with a high standard including following.

  • Design & Layout
  • SEO Optimized
  • Responsive
  • User-Friendly/Mobile-Ready

Joomla can fit into any requirement from blogging to corporate websites. Here are some of the powered by Joomla to give you an idea.

  • Harvard University
  • Citibank
  • Three Square

Ready to explore?


A fast loading theme by Gavick, dedicated to photographer portfolio purpose. It works with Joomla 3 and higher version.

You can change color, fonts, animation, image layouts, and much more through the backend. Portfolio template is an open source template and built using LESS.

Purity III

Purity III is built on a T3 framework which looks suitable for Magazine, Portfolio, and eCommerce related website.


It supports Bootstrap 3 and compatible with many extensions like Easy Blog, Easy Discuss, Jom Social, Kunena, MijoShop, and EasySocial.

It has many layouts like Magazine, Corporate, Blog, Glossary, Portfolio which makes Purity III one of the best free responsive templates from Joomlart.

Afterburner 2

Afterburner 2 is built on Gantry 4 framework having 34 module positions comes in 3 preset styles.


Afterburner template is produced by RocketTheme who is known for building premium Joomla templates.

JSN Time 2

JSN Time 2 looks perfect for magazine/news website. It’s compatible with K2 and comes in many layouts with a content slider, page builder, image gallery, form building & mobile friendly.

JoomlaShine also got other FREE templates with limited support.

Steak House

Looking for restaurant or food related Joomla template? Steak House by AS Templates is perfectly designed on a bootstrap framework with 20 module position and following features.

  • HTML 5 ready
  • Responsive
  • Standard + Google fonts ready
  • Tableless and CSS based design
  • Fast loading


JA Simpli

JA Simpli is a highly customizable lightweight template for news, magazine, portfolio, corporate. It comes with four pre-made unique layouts with many features.

  • LESS & CSS
  • Sticky Menu
  • Font awesome
  • Flexible layout
  • Custom code



Another fantastic template by Joomshaper called Xeon is based on Helix framework’s one-page layout template.

It got modules to handle slideshow, client testimonial, portfolio, pricing table. It got three presets and support RTL, dynamic module.

JD Boston

JD Boston is a multipurpose template for studio, agency, corporate by JoomDev.

Setting up an online store is easy as JD Boston supports VirtueMart integration. It’s powered by Helix 3 framework and some of the features are:

  • K2 supported
  • SEO friendly
  • Responsive
  • CSS3 animation effects
  • Font awesome integration
  • Built-in mega menu and off canvas


Zmash is simple yet powerful template, designed for blogger.

It integrates well with komento comment system.


An excellent magazine, cryptocurrency blog template powered by Helix 3 framework and Quix page builder.

Trendi gives you endless customization possibilities to build anything with drag-n-drop layout builder.  Some of the worth mentioning features are:

  • Article post format
  • Four pre-built color schemes
  • Two layout
  • Cookie consent
  • Sticky menu
  • Unite slider included
  • Cross-browser compatibility

If you are looking to build digital currency, payment niche blog, then Tendi by WarpTheme seems promising.


A clean flat UI, responsive and RSPage builder integration ready.

RSVario allows you to build a beautiful, fast loading site and got a premium level of features.

  • Choose over 600 Google fonts
  • Shortcodes and advanced customization
  • Preloader with five types of effects
  • Scroll to top button
  • FadeIn content

Above fantastic Joomla! Templates should be good to get started and put your imagination into reality.

You may also want to check out my latest post about FREE multi-purpose templates.