Free Joomla Templates

If you have just installed Joomla or are thinking about installing Joomla, read this guide to get a better understanding of what the Joomla Templates are. This guide will explain what they are, if there really free, and the pros and cons of using the templates.


What are Free Joomla Templates?

Joomla templates control the look of your Jommla site. The template is the design of your site. You simply download the template you want to use and install it on your Joomla site. Then your design will change to the design you installed. If you do not know how to install a template, please see this tutorial for more help on that.

Are Joomla Templates Really Free?

Yes, they are really free. However, some of them do not allow you to remove the links at the bottom of the template or somewhere within the template. You can use the templates free of charge as long as you follow the terms of service provided by the developer of the template.

What are the Pros and Cons of Using Free Joomla Templates?

There are a few pros and a few cons to using Free Joomla Templates. You decide which one outweighs the other one. Below is the list of Pros and Cons of using Free Joomla Templates.

Pros

The templates are free.
There are many free templates to choose from.
Most of the templates can be modified.

Cons

Your site is not the only one like that. Others have a site just like yours.
There are a few developers who will not allow you to change or modify the template.
You must leave the links at the bottom of most templates.

Where can I find Free Joomla Templates?

There are many sites that offer free Joomla Templates. Doing a search on the search engine of your choice will return quite a bit of websites that offer the free Joomla Templates. Below are a couple of places where you can find free templates.

Site Ground

Joomla2U

Themebase

How Do I Install Free Joomla Templates on My Website?

Being new to Joomla, it probably seems a bit difficult to install templates. I assure you it is not difficult at all. If you would like a step by step tutorial on how to do this, please see my tutorial titled “How to Install a Joomla Template”.

This tutorial will take you through each step of the process and it is explained easy enough for beginners to understand.