Helix3 is a user-friendly, modern, highly customizable and easy to integrate solution to build your next Joomla 3+ website based on your idea. Perfect to use as-is or as a blank, genesis, starter template for development.

Features Spotlight

This template framework have predefined features and options that you can use for faster template development. It is extremely simple and ready to use just after the installation.

Drag & Drop Layout Builder

With flexible visual layout manager (composer) for module positions built-in, decide about position, margins, size or displaying on mobile devices – just switching options. Based on fluid grid system that appropriately scales up to 6 columns.

Megamenu Builder

Take full control over appearance of menu (size, width, align), choose icons for menu items and then use drag& drop add any Joomla! modules into current menu.

600+ Google Fonts

Typography based on Google Fonts, with unique update button, support for Subsets (like Latin Extended, Cyrillic Extended for example), choose font weight and font size for several HTML tags (H1..H6) and navigation.

Made With Bootstrap 3

Flat design and mobile first front-end framework, which makes your site always responsive by default (from phones to tablets to desktops) with CSS media queries.

Retina Ready

Upload and use a double size of your logo image (JPG, PNG, GIF) to keep looking great on higher resolution devices like retina or 5k display. All iPhone users will be grateful.

Logo Option

From template settings you can choose logo type, logo position, logo image (also for retina screens) and upload logo used only for mobile devices.

Integrated Social Comments

Based on popular solutions IntenseDebate Comments system, Facebook comments or Disqus Comments – just turn on to enable comments inside articles.

Social Icons

Use all 11 or selected social icons to popular social networks serves: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Linkedin, Dribbble, Behance, YouTube, Flickr, VK (VKontakte) and Skype communicator.

Coming Soon Page

Enabling this mode creates a Coming Soon page and shows countdown timer and short message for website visitors, instead default offline mode. Inform your potential readers that you are working on something and soon it will be available.

FontAwesome 4.4

Helix3 include the complete set of over 670 icons, those scalable vector icons you can place just about anywhere with the i tag, also before menu items using MegaMenu Builder. You can customize their size, color, drop shadow, or any other thing with the power of CSS.

404 Page

We designed a new appearance of Joomla error page, where you can publish any module (like search module, menu or custom code module) using unique 404 module position.

Page Builder Integration

Helix3 is deeply integrated with SP Page Builder. Now Helix3 can automatically detect the SP Page builder page then it removes container from the layout to use a full width layout.

Post Formats

Built-in 6 post formats (video, gallery, audio, quote) allows you to create nice looking blog post without using additional extensions like K2 or EasyBlog.

Unlimited Colors

Several template settings allows you to choose your own colors. Beyond that using custom CSS allows you to override all used color presets.

Built With Less

Helix3 was based on less a preprocessor with additional functionality like variables, mixins, and functions for compiling CSS.

CSS & Javascript Compression

Simple to use options to compress almost all CSS and JS template and Joomla files, which as a result will improve speed up of your website.

Custom Code

Use your own custom code, for example: CSS, JS, metatags, links and verification code by using the custom code fields or input more lines of styles inside custom.css file.

Social Share

Use social share buttons to promote your content (articles) by users in popular social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+).

Fluid and Boxed Layout

Use wide (default) or boxed layout variant. In a second option allows you to use custom background image forwithout editing or adding custom CSS code – all settings have easy usage.

RTL Ready

Framework supports middle eastern languages such as Hebrew and Arabic which are written predominantly right-to-left. Using clone of template you can also interchange module positions, which can help you with logo and menu position.

Responsive Design

framework offers a fully responsive web design (RWD) by default , which makes pages that look great at any device screen size from desktops and tablets to smartphones with CSS media queries. One site for every screen.

Sticky Header

Improve your website usability using Sticky Header feature. Main menu and logo will always be at the top of the screen, automatically following when user will scroll down. Easily turn the sticky header on or off in template options panel.

Number #1 Template Framework for Joomla

Helix3 is the best and the most advanced Joomla Template Framework packed with mind blowing features. Gives you a unique experience with the awesome drag and drop functionality in making websites with endless options!

Frequently Asked Questions

Price of Helix3 Framework?

Helix3 is free template framework, it means that can be downloaded for free without any payment or membership.

Can I use it in commercial projects?

Yes, It can be used in free, startups or even commercial web project(s). Helix3 is the most powerful framework we have ever built, responsive and with server unique features.

Does it compatible with SP Page Builder?

Yes, of course both products are from JoomShaper developer team so they work together very smooth.

Does it get updates?

One of the main advantages of using a template framework is the ability to update the core framework to quickly and easily support future versions of Joomla! and improve performance and functionality. Each year we publish major Helix3 updates which add new features and improve the quality of the product.

Can I sell template using Helix3?

Yes, generally you can sell your own template based on Helix3 framework on all marketplaces including your own e-commerce platform. No license fee or credit required. But please don’t remove JoomShaper copyright marks from source code. You should not modify the Helix3 framework to avoid issues with updates in the future.

How can I get the demo like look?

Is Helix3 a safe template?

Yes, template code is clean from vulnerabilities or security issues. According to themecheck.org service that lets you verify themes for security and code quality - Helix3 got green bagde with 98/100 points.

Is Helix3 mobile friendly?

Helix3 is constructed in Twitter Bootstrap 3.x, offering an interface that is fully responsive. Regardless of the user’s device, your content will look correctly. It will be able to adapt to any screen size or resolution on desktop computers, tablets, laptops, and smartphones. The template is Retina-ready and cross-browser compatible.