Blank Bootstrap Edition is a free template for Joomla! for faster and easier web development
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Blank Bootstrap Edition 4.0.0

Light, powerful and free template for Joomla! for faster and easier web development.


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IE 9 +


Install it like a normal template in Joomla! backend. Then install Node. This template will be built with Gulp. If you haven't used Gulp before, you need to install gulp global.

npm install -g gulp

Open a terminal and go to the template folder.

cd C:\xampp\htdocs\joomla\templates\frontend

Install Node dependencies.

npm install

Run Gulp for build and minify.

gulp watch

The building files are stored in folder /build in template directory. See gulpfile.js to recognize automation.


Look at to see the source. Keep in mind it's only a copy'n'paste page from bootstrap theme.


  • Develop with bootstrap for responsive web design
  • Scalable and customizable vector icons
  • Customizable error, offline and print page



Download (12 MB) for faster icon and thumbnail creation. Package inlcudes following files:

  • App Icon Template [2.0].psd
  • template_preview.psd
  • template_thumbnail.psd

Get Started

Read the wiki to get started.


The Blank Template is opensource software released under the GPL.


Take a look at Blank without Bootstrap.