Astroid Framework has been downloaded over 100,000 times and is powering Thousands of Joomla websites.
FULLY FLEXIBLE & OPEN SOURCE
Powerful Joomla Template Framework
Powerful framework for designers and developers to create responsive, fast & robust Joomla based websites and templates.
Simple yet Powerful Customization controls.
Astroid gives you all the tools and advanced functionality to customize and control your Joomla website layout.
You can customize the appearance of your Joomla website with simple controls available at your fingertips in the Astroid backend.
You can choose any header type from the available header variations. Decide whether you want to enable the sticky header or not, display off canvas menu and much more.
With the theming feature, you can override the default bootstrap colors with your own brand color and you can also add SAAS Overrides to add your custom color variables.
Create Simple yet Complex Website Layouts Quickly
The Joomla template framework comes with a flexible website layout builder which allows you to build flexible and powerful layouts simply by adding or removing elements.
Drag & Drop Interface
You can drag and drop any element from one column to another or any section to another section. In short, it gives you full flexibility to build any type of complex layout.
Unlimited Number of Module Positions
There is no limit on the number of module positions you can have. Unlike the old days, you don’t need to hard code module positions in PHP anymore. You can do all this within the Astroid layout manager.
Different Element Types
The Astroid Joomla framework offers you 4 types of elements to design your website. These are Component, Messages, Banner and module.
Speed is an important factor when it comes to developing a website and we kept it an utmost priority while developing Astroid. This is why we load only what is enabled thus keeping your load time to a minimum.
You don't need to install any third party plugin to enable lazy load images on your Joomla website. Astroid offers you a built in advanced lazy load feature to load the images only those which are visible in the view port and giving you a high google page speed score.
HTML/CSS and JS Compression
POWERFUL NAVIGATION SYSTEM
Design Mega Menu With Drag & Drop Builder
Larger websites with lots of products or categories, need to have a powerful navigation system to increase the engagement and conversions on the website. To enhance the user experience on your website, you need to have a mega menu.
Creating a mega menu on any menu item with Astroid framework is simple. It’s actually very easy, just enable the mega menu and start designing it. You can create any Mega Menu layout with the help of Mega Menu builder and add modules and menu items within the drag and drop builder.
8 Types of Header Variations to give your website a fresh look
Header in Astroid is a very powerful feature that gives you a bunch of different options as far as the layout of your website is concerned.
With Astroid you get the option to select from a combination of 8 different header layouts. The header layouts are in fact very powerful and well thought out to suit almost all kinds of design requirements.
The horizontal, stacked and sidebar header layouts gives you flexibility and ease of control over what you want to display and where.
JD Builder is integrated within Astroid framework. So now you can create and edit the pages easily with just dragging and dropping the elements.
You can design it easily and quickly with the help of drag and drop page builder as per your requirement.
Be a Joomla Pro and Push to the Limits!
Since I discovered Astroid by JoomDev in 2018, I have found my holy grail. Since then 100% of the websites I build do use the Astroid framework/templates. The first reason is its power and flexibility.
On top of that JoomDev is always so reactive on the forum" ~Marc
If you are a template developer or the one who always tests the different color variations, this feature is most important for you.
Presets allow you to create different sets of color variations and you can change the color of your whole website with just a single click. Give your users a light and a dark theme of your website.
Lazy Load Images to Increase Website Performance
Lazy loading images improves web page performance by reducing the number of HTTP requests and data needed to render the initial load.
To use the Lazy Load on your Joomla website, you don't need to use any third party extensions. Astroid framework comes with a built in option for lazy load images, just enable it from your backend and you are good to go.
You can lazy load any specific images, images from a specific component, URL, Template view or classes.
Astroid Framework is loaded with features you need to set up a highly functional Joomla website.
We use the astroid framework for many projects because it is the tool that allows us to really do what we want in terms of design, and gives our clients the possibility to have a complete control over their layout without any particular knowledge. This framework is simply the best for professionals and amateurs alike.
Astroid is a Joomla template framework that helps you to design fully functional and highly responsive Joomla based websites. You can use it as it is or customize it to build your new Astroid based Joomla template.
Astroid is one of the simplest & coolest Templating Framework anyone can use for designing their Joomla website. It has easy to use the Mega Menu Builder, different blog styling options, easy to add custom codes, compression options, lazy loading just to name a few. It is one of a robust framework for Joomla, that is short & simple.
Yes, you can release your commercial templates based on Astroid framework and sell them on any marketplace or your own website. You can customise the framework as per your requirements. You just need to keep the JoomDev’s copyright in the source code as per the GPL guidelines.
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