From the time of Joomla initial release i.e August 17, 2005; 12 years ago to till now, Joomla CMS successfully managed to gain 5.9% market share of the total websites whose CMS is known to the public. These 5.9% market share results in 3.1% of all websites.
As per Wikipedia – “As of May 2018, Joomla! has been downloaded over 93 million times. Over 8,000 free and commercial extensions are available from the official Joomla! Extensions Directory and more are available from other sources.” These facts make Joomla, the second most popular CMS putting itself just behind WordPress.
You can use the Joomla CMS for making any kind of website you can think of. But for this, you might need a knowledge of little bit coding and web designing, although this is not a big deal for the web developers, but it is very hard for a non-technical person to design a website on his own.
And that’s exactly where the Joomla Template Frameworks comes into the role. They help you in designing a Joomla website in minutes without requiring the knowledge of coding. But again there are lots of Joomla Template framework in the market and finding the best from them can be frustrating sometimes. But with this article, we are trying to offer you a solution for this problem, we have corrugated the list of Best Joomla Framework, which can really help you in finding the best Joomla framework for your next project.
Astroid is the best template framework for Joomla developed by Joomdev to create responsive, fast & robust Joomla based websites. Sites built with these frameworks are 100% SEO optimized, have the responsive layout and compatible with all the major known browsers.
Features like beautifully designed user interface, media managers, multiple header variations and powerful layout manager make it stand out from other frameworks. Also, there is a flexibility to customize any aspect of the site like preloader loading bar, top to bottom button, colors, typography, boxed and wide layout, etc.
Talking about the Gantry Framework, it is also a powerful Joomla Framework. With features like visual menu editor, megamenu support, layout manager, unlimited undo-redo, this framework got all that you need for making a versatile and powerful website or template.
Recently Gantry Framework rolled out its new and revamped version i.e Gantry 5 which is more powerful and have many new features. Gantry 5’s ajaxified lightening-fast admin panel really saves you a lot of time and Visual Menu Editor help you to configure and manage your menu as the way you want.
It is also equipped with the popular SP Page Builder which allows you to customize the layout of any page in the way you like just by dragging and dropping functionality. With Helix Ultimate you can build any type of websites like businesses, consultancy firms, insurance companies, online shops, portfolio, traveling updates, book collection and many more.
T3 Framework by Joomlart is also among the others in this race of the best Joomla Template frameworks. T3 Framework is 6 years old plugin and within this time gap it is evolved and added so many new and useful features.
The Sleek look of the T3 framework gives it an engaging interface and the clean coding and elegant design make T3 a sophisticated and user-friendly framework. Other than all the basic features like responsive design, SEO optimized, powerful admin panel, cross-browser compatible, T3 Framework comes with two base template: T3 Blank template and T3 BS3 Blank template. You can use these default templates or choose a new one if you don’t like these, there are no restrictions on that.
JSN SunFramework by Joomlashine, also come equipped with many great features like versatile mega menu builder, responsive design, SEO optimized, unlimited undo and redo, google fonts, SEO optimized, RTL compatible, backup & restoration etc. that help you in creating any type of versatile and intensive website for any business or service industry.
Advanced tools such as icon picker, font selector, margin & padding box can really speed up your development work and help you in saving a lot of man hours which you can use in other stuff. The Core of the JSN SunFramework is built with the powerful SUN Framework, on which you can rely for sure.
Wright Framework is cross-browser compatible i.e the themes and template made using this framework can work on any of the major web browsers even with internet explorer too.
Wright Framework is developed by the popular Joomla theme developer JoomlaShack and comes packed with all the features like responsive design, search engine optimized, the third party compatible, etc. which are must have in a Joomla Framework.
So guys, I hope you guys enjoyed this piece of content and it will surely help you in choosing you next Joomla Template to work on. If you can you still any doubts related to any of the above frameworks, you can always ask us in the comments.
About the Author
This article is written by Naveen Kumar. He is a digital marketer by profession and blogger by passion and kind by nature. If you are looking for responsive professional Joomla templates, Naveen has a great collection of templates at JoomDev. Apart from working on Joomla templates, he stays busy with his naughty kid Nainish and loves to convert ideas into reality.