In today’s post we bring you 10 best responsive Joomla templates of 2013. Few days back we featured best free responsive blogger templates which is appreciated very much by our readers. So keeping the same format in mind, we have free responsive templates for Joomla today and hopefully we’ll bring more free templates for other platforms soon.
These responsive Joomla templates works perfectly on different devices like desktop, laptop, tablets and smartphones. The following is a collection of recently designed and developed templates with the latest design trends and techniqes like HTML5, CSS3, SEO optimized, responsive design and many more.
You can use these responsive Joomla templates for your next project (please visit developer websites for commercial usage). All these templates have very good design and coded very well. We hope you’ll like these templates. If you have any question, kindly leave a comment below.
Update: The purpose of this post was to showcase only free Joomla templates but unfortunately it was misunderstood by the author and we noticed this later (after article got published) that many of these templates are not free. Stay tuned and we will come up with another roundup soon full of free templates for Joomla.
ColdZero is a clean, responsive and modern HTML5/CSS3 template for Joomla 3.0+, one of the best Open Source content management systems (CMS) out there. The template itself was created for a fictional ad/design agency, but of course you can use it for a lot of other website types. It comes with a build-in dropdown menu, RTL support, full screen background images, support for the “Bootstrap” content elements (like buttons, labels, alerts etc.) and a slider area for a unlimited number of modulepositions.
PaperPlane – Clean Responsive Joomla Template
PaperPlane is a clean, responsive and HTML5/CSS3 template for Joomla 3.0+. It is equipped with an advanced template setup to edit/customize all important settings (like slider speed, read direction selection, logo type, etc.) with a few clicks and HTML overrides for all default modules and components to provide native “Bootstrap” support on frontend.
The JF Vihrea comes with some amazing features for frontend and backend. The most amazing is probably that this template is fully responsive and therefore the first responsive webdesign template in the joomfreak family. The guys did a lot of HMTL5 and jQuery to get it done like this and the result is a great K2 responsive Blog using the Isotope function for building your marvelous blog or portfolio in a smooth responsive webdesign style. The fullscreen option and custom contact page rounds it all up and makes this template become a really great vitrine for your contents.
Stratos is a visually interactive design, with CSS transformations to allow template elements to pop in a three-dimensional manner. This Joomla template has responsive layout and using HTML5, CSS3 and LESS CSS. Also support mobile touch events, such as ‘swipe’. The appearance is enriched through brilliant icons and colored backgrounds. The template is founded on the Gantry Framework, which provides features such as an advanced, intuitive interface. Interactive content is powered by RokSprocket. Several other features are included as standard.
Oculus is a semi-transparent focused design, allowing rich and subtle full page backgrounds to filter through, to stunning effect. Both light and dark style variations are included. Based on the Gantry Framework, a standard and extensive set of features are available. Custom styling for RokSprocket’s layout types and 3rd party K2 styling is also included, amongst many other features. Oculus’s responsive grid system is designed for desktop, tablet and smartphone systems, each with minor modifications to ensure compatibility in each mode.
Hexeris – Joomla Template
Hexeris is a beautifully versatile template with rich style elements to invigorate your site content. The template supports integrated styling for the new RokSprocket layout: Strips; as well as other layout modes. A standard assortment of features are also available, predominantly powered by the Gantry Framework, such as intuitive layout controls; as well as others, such as the advanced Dropdown Menu and RocketTheme/Third Party extension styling. Hexeris has integrated styling for the new RokSprocket layout strips, which displays rotatable content blocks horizontally.
Alerion is a visually intense design, focusing on rich elements split into distinct sections to add depth to content. Additional design features include configurable floating modules and quicknav feature, as well as parallax background effects. The Gantry Framework provides a standard core of features, such as an advanced template manager; amongst other template features. Further, RokSprocket benefits from Alerion specific integrated styling, for its various layout types. Alerion use the responsive layout based on Twitter’s Bootstrap Framework, with its collection of utility classes, to provide a great degree of flexibility for a responsive design. It Joomla template have QuickNav and Floating module. QuickNav adds a scrolling menu that follows your viewport as you scroll. You can set an icon with FontAwesome icon format. The Floating Module feature that allows you to ‘bounce’ a module between the template sections. You can set a starting position and the end position for the module, as well as the stopping offset point. The stopping offset will stop the module in the exact offset position you would like.
MinimalSquare – Responsive Template
MinimalSquare is a responsive and modern template for Joomla 3.0+. The template comes with an configuration panel which is accessible from your Joomla backend and set of 15 available module positions. It has option to publish unlimited number of modules in a 12 columns grid layout per module position. So the variations are nearly unlimited.
Elastica – Free Joomla Template
JA Elastica – Joomla! first responsive template and is completely free licensed under GNU/GPL V3. This template adapts and transforms to fit the screen area of the devices, now be it extra wide monitors or be it ipad, iphone or the android powered beauties. Built upon JA’s robust JAT3 2 Framework and jQuery Masonry script, JA Elastica works well and fits well on all the web enabled devices and mobile browsers. This template does not support RTL CSS style.
Travel – Joomla Template
JA Travel, a responsive Joomla template for Joomla 1.5, Joomla 2.5 & 3.0, is probably the best travel template for Joomla! it comes with six amazing colors and K2 component support ( Joomla 1.5 only). This template has been highly appreciated for its fresh design approach and appealing concept. Though its usage are not limited to just travel site, the template can be used for multiple purposes ranging from corporate site to personal blog site. We are sure that you would find it pretty flexible for your usage. This template does not support RTL CSS style. Powered by robust T3 Framework 2, it comes bundled with multiple complimentary extensions.