Best Joomla Themes

In a time where WordPress holds a majority of the market share, Joomla still has a strong following. According to their site, their newest build that came out a couple of days ago, alone has 7,000+ downloads as of now.

If you’re another member of the proud Joomla community and are in need for some good themes. We have a few that’ll work best on any subject whether it is fashion, photography, food, lifestyle, tech or a personal blog.

Even though the numbers have dropped, the developer community is still full of passionate people that have developed the following themes.

So, let’s dive in, shall we?

JD Finance

JD Finance is your theme for everything business, insurance, trading, loan, tax, Insurance, and consulting related. It works on the Astroid Framework and uses Bootstrap 4 as a code base.

It has the perfect color schemes that are easy on the eyes and subtle to the viewer. You can adjust a range of parameters to tune the theme that matches your preference and taste.

Features

  • Full Header Customization
  • Stylish Typography
  • FAQ Builder
  • Mega Menu Builder
  • Testimonial Showcase
  • Additional features include 6 future templates, drag-n-drop functionality, PSD source files, updates for 6 months, etc.

The price of JD Finance Template is $16.00 and only offers commercial/non-commercial use of the theme. But the Club Membership plan offers complete functionality and features for $24.00.

JA Magz

JA Magz does everything from news publication and magazines to personal blogging. It is based on the T3 Framework with complete responsiveness for all screen sizes.

Their newest October update is user-friendly and customizable. Along with RTL language layout, you also have RTL CSS support for easy element alignment.

Features

  • Multi-language Support
  • RTL Language Layout
  • Megamenu Navigation
  • Section Menu Navigation
  • 5 Color Schemes & 10 Bonus Pages
  • Additionally, it supports EasyBlog extension, an all-in-one blogging solution that has a Drag-n-Drop Builder, Geolocation, Embeddables, Cover captions, and much more.

This theme comes from Joomlart which has a subscription-type model. You can avail any plan of your choice here.

JM Fitness

JM Fitness is for websites that like fitness, food, or lifestyle. It is based on the EF4 framework which lends it 100% responsive utility, a layout builder, unlimited colors, font settings, and dozens of extensions included.

It has an advanced menu system that lets you do things your way. You can align any amount of columns per menu item, insert modules, and many extra features and effects.

Features

  • Front-end Theme Customizer
  • Decent Gallery Solution
  • Tabs & Accordion
  • Layout Builder
  • And a multitude of advanced features like developer mode, code injection option, JS/CSS compression, etc.

The Regular License costs $141 which includes support for all browsers and future updates, and the Extended License costs $2400 which you probably won’t need.

JA Playstore

JA Playstore is for developers and companies that make apps. You can publish your apps and games in one unified hub with star rating, costs and checkouts, much like the iPhone App Store, Google Play Store or Steam.

It works T3 framework and Bootstrap 3 which means it is responsive to the bone and customizable as a wardrobe. The UI has warm colors and minimalist tabs and buttons.

Features

  • Flexible Menus
  • Acymailing for Email
  • RTL Support
  • Kunena for Forum Support
  • VirtueMart for eCommerce
  • Dark & Light Themes

This is another one that comes from Joomlart and requires a subscription to download themes which you can see here.

JD Berlin

JD Berlin is for all you tour guides and travel agencies out there. If you can guess, it has attractive icons, welcoming colors, easy navigation, and tons of space for images. It is made to be responsive with any device you may have with you when travelling.

It incorporates 3 different homepage layouts to go with any mood you like. Not only travels and tourism, you can also use this theme for anything outdoors or sportsy.

Features

  • Flexible & Easy Customization
  • Smooth Transition Effects
  • Images Gallery
  • Acymailing Integration
  • HTML5 & CSS3 for Attractive Layouts

 

The price for the commercial/non-commercial use of the template with forum support, regular updates, and a quickstart package is $16.00 and the price of club membership is $24.00.

JD Restaurant

JD Restaurant is the theme aimed towards restaurant professionals, food bloggers and enthusiasts. You can expect a barrage of colors, ample customization, star ratings system, a gallery section and an attractive testimonial section.

Features

  • Works on Helix3 Framework
  • Responsive for all devices
  • Wide & Boxed Layout
  • Highly Customizable Mega Menu
  • SP Page Builder

The template costs $16.00 for standard use and $24.00 for extensive use and club membership.

RiverS Responsive

RiverS is a multipurpose theme for everything tech-related like hosting, software, product, blog, portfolio, store or eCommerce website. It claims to have over a 100 features and is one of the highest rated templates on themeforest.

Probably the best thing is the developer support it has received over the years with custom modules and plugins, and the collaboration between 4GraFx and WS-Theme.

Features

  • Advanced Admin Customization
  • Ecwid for eCommerce
  • Domain Checker
  • Easy Shortcode System
  • Premium Plugins
  • Layered PSD System

The cost of the regular license is $48.00, including future updates and the extended license costs $2400.00.

JA Jason

JA Jason is a simple but customizable theme for developers and designers to showcase their portfolio. It works on the T3 framework and Bootstrap codebase with extra components like RTL Language Layout, K2, and Hikashop.

Features

  • Advanced Typography Design
  • Megamenu and Off-Canvas Menu for smaller devices
  • Multiple Home Options
  • 3 Colors to choose from
  • Hikashop & K2 components
  • Extensions like JA Popup Plugin, JA Twitter Module, JA Slideshow Lite, etc.

The pricing here is again subscription based which means you can pick this and a few other themes as well. Check out Joomlart’s plans here.

Conclusion

We hope you find your niche theme from the above and create whatever you envision. It should be noted that all the themes we mentioned have a demo mode that you can check out if you wish to see the theme in action.

The next thing after selecting a good theme is choosing where to host it. If you already have a service in mind that’s great, if not here are a few joomla hosting recommendations.

As always, be sure to leave your thoughts down in the comments. A feedback is always appreciated and also let us know if you have any questions regarding Joomla themes.

Author Bio: I’m Chris Wagner, Head of Content @ HostingPill. I regularly write about Hosting, Web servers and WordPress. I have more than 9 years Industry experience.

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