Extensions and templates to make your Joomla sites better!

Optimus is a minimalist and simple Joomla template. It's fully responsive and comes with 6 color styles.

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We're Going to Release OSMap: a New Version of XMap

osmap[UPDATE] OSMap is now ready. Click here to download OSMap.

Over a month ago, we wrote a post called "The Future of XMap", wondering whether the extension could be revived.

Very little has changed since that post and we've come to the conclusion that we should continue development of the extension under a different name.

For people using Joomla, it's absolutely essential that there be a reliable and free sitemap extension. A sitemap is absolutely critical if you want to successfully optimize your site for Google.

So today we're announcing OSMap, which we'll release in the next couple of weeks.

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Keenly - New intense and distinctive template

Keenly - A New Intense and Distinctive Template

Keenly was crafted to be a multipurpose template with a distinctive and timeless look. Fully responsive, you don't have to worry what platform it will be viewed in - tablet, smartphone, notebook or desktop. Keenly will communicate your ideas cleanly and beautifully.

6 Color Options & 16 module positions

Keenly comes with 6 color themes in intense and high vivid tones. The versatility Keenly will give to any web developer will let them choose between 16 different module positions that easy lets your website with a trendy new look.

Keenly ColourOptions

Easy Setup: a Quicklauncher with ALL the Demo Content

With Joomlashack's Quicklauncher, you can download and install Keenly as a Joomla installation with the template and content pre-configured as it looks and works on our demo*.

* Note: The quicklauncher was not designed to aid with updating existing sites. It is only suitable for new installations.

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Shacklides: reborn, renewed and reimagined in 2015

Shackslides v3: Renewed, Reborn, Reimagined

The Shackslides you and over 10,000 others grew to love is back with great new features and responsiveness. Its traditional ease of use and lightness returns. Check our our demo here.

shackslidesv3 demo

What's new in Shackslides?

Still priced at just $18, Shackslides will enhance your site and its images with essential cool new features:

  • Amazing CSS3 Effects
  • Flexible layout
  • Compatible with mobile devices
  • Responsive Ready
  • Touch Ready
  • Incoming text effects
  • Awesome navigation styles

You can easily customize the way it appears. The amount of effects, combined with the flexibility of color and opacity you can use, and the customization of navigation objects as well, will let you do almost anything in your slideshow. All of this features will help you create a more visual impact of your site.

It works on Joomla 2.5, 3.X and supports K2, and Joomla content (so long as these extensions work in the Joomla version).

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OSDownloads Now Has Email Validation for Downloads

osdownloadsWe have just released OSDownloads 1.3 with several great new features.

The most important new feature in OSDownloads Pro is email validation. Now you can email download links to users. This makes sure that they enter a valid email address.

If someone does enter valid email address, you can automatically add them to your MailChimp list.

On the other hand, if they enter a fake email address or don't click the link, they won't be added to MailChimp.

You can also disable this feature for logged-in users (because they have probably already confirmed their email address).

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OSYouTube Has Improved Autoplay and a Smart Autolinker

osyoutube The best YouTube video embedder just received two new features that will give you more control and flexibility. We have improved the autoplay capabilities and added a smart autolinker

YouTube already supports autoplay and it is great, but we've found a way to add further improvements so you can control how and when a video will autoplay.

We've also resolved a limitation with links to YouTube. Previous versions of OSYouTube would automatically convert all YouTube URLs into videos, but now you have the option to leave the link as it is.

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OSpam-a-not: Our New Joomla Spam-Fighting Extension

OSpam-a-notWe're Knights of the Round Table,
We dance when ere we're able,
We do routines and chorus scenes
With footwork impeccable.
We dine well here in Camelot,
We eat ham and jam and spam a lot.
--Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Last year at, we started using an unobtrusive technique on some of our web forms in an attempt to stop the flood of spambots submitting junk on those forms. It worked better than we could have hoped and we've been talking about turning it into a Joomla! plugin ever since.

With apologies to Monty Python we are calling it OSpam-a-not.

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The Future of XMap

xmapThere is something unique for me about XMap.

We first used XMap back in 2007 and we're still running XMap on in 2015.

I can't think of very few other Joomla extensions that have been so useful for so long. We hope we're able to use XMap for a long time to come.

But, XMap development isn't moving forward. The last major release was version 2.3 back in 2012. The last minor update was in the summer of 2013.

We'd love to help move XMap forward.

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I'm So Very Happy With the New OSMeta

osmetaAbout a year ago we ran into a serious SEO problem at

We had 1000's of articles and menu links. We had too much content and trying to manage the search engine titles and descriptions was becoming an impossible task. I needed to open and edit each article individually.

So, we set out to build OSMeta. Finally, after a year of effort, OSMeta is what I hoped it would be.

It truly is the easiest way to add metadata to Joomla.

We've just released OSMeta 1.2 with a ton of improvements. Here's what's new:

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The Alledia Launch Offer: Great Deals Until December 31

Alledia Launch

Welcome to the official launch of!

2 months ago, we put this site back online and explained our plans to launch 6 Pro extensions. All 6 Pro extensions are now available:

  1. OSDownloads Pro: the easiest way to add downloads to Joomla
  2. OSMeta Pro: the easiest way to add metadata to Joomla
  3. OSContent Pro: the easiest way to add content to Joomla
  4. OSYouTube Pro: the easiest way to add YouTube videos to Joomla
  5. OSVimeo Pro: the easiest way to add Vimeo videos to Joomla
  6. OSWistia Pro: the easiest way to add Wistia videos to Joomla

Can you see the pattern? We're aiming to make Joomla easier to use.

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Joomlashack, Professional Joomla Templates since 2005

Browse the templates on this page and you'll discover why professionals in-the-know love our Joomla templates. You can find the right Joomla template at the right price. Check out the best selection of Free Joomla Templates and professional Joomla templates. Delight in our low a-la-carte pricing and our great designs that look beautiful, and are easy to customize.

Our Joomla templates are always up-to-date

Joomlashack is commited to ensuring that our templates are always up-to-date. Our template always support the very latest version of Joomla and our Wright Framework.  

Introducing the Wright Joomla template framework

These Joomla templates are built using the Wright 3 Framework!

We believe that a template framework should be minimalistic - it should have the bare minimum to load and function. Wright 3 tips the scales at just 563kb! As a result, when compared with other frameworks:

  • Wright-built sites load more quickly.
  • Wright-built templates are always the first to be updated when a new version of Joomla is released.
  • Wright works reliably with the most popular and the obscure Joomla Extensions.
  • Sites built with Wright are easier to migrate.

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