With over 68 million downloads, Joomla is the second most popular open-source content management system, behind WordPress. With over 200,000 community users and contributors, and thousands of extensions, Joomla offers businesses plenty of options to build websites.
Here is a list of free resources, extensions, and templates for Joomla. Access downloads, documentation, and additional resources to get started. Choose from an assortment of free templates, and then modify your site with free extensions.
Joomla.org. This is the home page of Joomla Project, a community of contributors to support the free and open-source Joomla CMS. Find links to get started, news and announcements, and a variety of support resources.
Getting Started with Joomla. Here is a getting-started page for Joomla. It includes a useful “What is Joomla?” page, and links to the project wiki, documentation, and software downloads.
Joomla Community Portal. This is the community portal for Joomla. Follow community news and announcements, and find a user group near you.
The Joomla Forum. This is the main community forum site for Joomla. Access discussion boards on announcements, support questions, international support, development, and more. There are nearly 750,000 topics and 700,000 members.
Joomla Extensions Directory. Use this directory to find useful extensions to modify your site. Use the search menu, or browse by categories. There are nearly 8,000 extensions available.
Joomla Resources Directory. The Joomla Resources Directory exists to help you locate professional service providers so you can connect and do more with Joomla. Browse through approved listings by category or use the search to find someone near you.
Joomla Documentation. An online community manual for Joomla users and developers, Joomla Documentation contains roughly 6,200 articles that are written, maintained, and translated by Joomla community members.
Joomla Developer Network. If you’re interested in Joomla development, Developer.joomla.org is a good place to start. Get access to the APIs and much more.
Open Source Matters. Open Source Matters is a not-for-profit organization, created to serve the financial and legal interests of the Joomla project. Its mission is to provide a flexible platform for digital publishing and collaboration
Welcome Message. Allow a professional feel to your site by showing a welcome message to your users when they log in for the first time at your site.
Two Factor Authentication. Use Two Factor Authentication to improve your site’s security with one more layer and improve security against hackers.
TZ Google Map. TZ Google Map is a simple module that supports features for Google Maps, such as display list address, input location image, configure map color, and configure height, zoom. and drag.
RSSocial. This extension was created to offer a more effective and stylish way to link to profile pages on popular social networks. The module is highly customizable and can be displayed on multiple types of template positions.
DP Calendar. Here is a Joomla calendar extension that allows browsing of your events without the need to refresh the page. Switch between month, week, or day view without page load delays.
TZ Multi Slideshow. TZ Multi Slideshow integrates three slideshows into one: Flexslider, ZoomSlider, and Nivo Slider.
Content Filter. Content Filter sorts the content of an article according to a user’s Joomla user group. It lets you show content to some and hide content from others.
Komento. Komento lets you transform your Joomla’s commenting system, giving you the freedom to engage with your communities and voice your mind. Specify what users or user groups can do when commenting. You are in full control in managing user activities.
JF Mobile Menu. JF Mobile Menu is multilevel push menu for Joomla. It has many options, including Unlimited Color Styles, FontAwesome icons, and more.
OT Testimonials Slider. OT Testimonials Slider helps you to show testimonials from customers, readers, and other users.
JSN One. JSN One is a Joomla ecommerce template with a modern and vivid design. Inspired by street style, JSN One emphasizes creativity, modernity, and youthful energy.
Real Estate November. Real Estate November is built for design, interior agencies, home-staging sites, and businesses. The slider allows you to demonstrate properties quickly and easily.
Vina Royal. Vina Royal is a responsive template with three style presentations. It includes shortcode support, an easy layout builder, and advanced typography.
Purity III. Built on the T3 framework, Purity III is a fully responsive template. It supports Bootstrap 3 and is compatible with many third-party Joomla extensions. Easily customize with ThemeMagic or Layout Configuration, and access multiple layouts and rich typography.
Chicken. Chicken is a full responsive Joomla template built with Helix3 framework. Chicken is a good option for food related websites, such as a food blog, organic food shop, or bakery.
Light Blog. Light Blog is a useful template for a practical blog. It’s responsive and based on the Bootstrap framework. Its features include Flexslider, jComments, CSS Superfish, Google Map module, and more.
Ulmus. Ulmus is a professional and straightforward Joomla theme, useful for creating or revamping an existing furniture or architecture site.
Onepage. This template offers a cool design to show your business site and present your products perfectly in the middle of the screen. This theme creates a clean website.
Dream House. Dream House is a template for real estate companies, agents, and brokers. Change body color and pattern, upload a logo, and change its width and height, and change body links, typography, insert social links, copyright, Google tracking code, and more.
JSN Venture. JSN Venture is a template for event websites, with extended style for Ohanah, an events solution. It features a responsive layout and 28 predefined icons for retina display.