Astroid Framework

Open source framework for designers and developers to create responsive, fast & robust Joomla based websites and templates.

Release Astroid Framework 3.0: Cutting-edge Upgrade For UI, Speed and Productivity

Dear our beloved Astroid fans,

Along with Joomla 5 release, we were well aware of preparing a better version of Astroid framework, so that it'll be completely ready for new features offered by Joomla 5. And today we're happy to announce that Astroid 3.0 is now available to download and you can use it on your live sites. This update brings you tons of improvements, bug fixes, and amazing new features that certainly allow you to improve the website-building process with greater efficiency.

New Features

  • Re-build admin template option with VueJS
  • New Admin UI Interface
  • Add Dark Mode style in Template Options
  • Improved PHP 8+ compatibility


  • Joomla 5 compatible
  • Bootstrap 5.3.2 update
  • Stabilization & Cleanup
  • Improved Layout Builder UI/UX
  • Improved Typography UI Design
  • Improved Color UI Design
  • Improved Show/Hide Option
  • Improved Spacing Options
  • Improved Social Profiler UI Design
  • Optimized Speed
  • Fontawesome 6.4.2
  • Stabilization & Cleanup
  • And many more


  • Fix issue Does Not Work With Widgetkit or Zoo


  • Removed AngularJS Support

Joomla 5 Compatible

Joomla 5 was released and came with plenty of awesome features, security, and enhancements. Importantly, we were well aware that Astroid should embrace the latest advancements and be ready for Joomla 5. Now it's time for you to enjoy both Joomla 5 and Astroid 3.

New Admin UI Interface

You'll find it completely redesigned, and rebuilt to bring major changes in the framework's admin panel. Astroid 3 was reborn for the sake of our beloved customers and your business. We took good care not only for UI but UX also, so that to boost your productivity and save time.

Dark Mode Style In Template Options

From Astroid 2.6.6, the framework supported the color mode that allows you to display the dark vs light skin switcher in the front end. And now the color mode has come with the back-end interface also.

Faster Backend Loading

Let's download and enjoy Astroid 3. Then you'll be surprised with its loading speed, compared to the previous versions. It just takes ms to load the template options panel, which will surely never let you down.

This next generation of Astroid works perfectly with Joomla 4 & Joomla 5 for your information. You can upgrade the framework from version 2.x to 3.x easily. The update procedure is completely straightforward. You can update the framework using the single-click updater in Joomla or download the latest package on Github, then install it manually. If you have any problem with the update, don't hesitate to contact us or post your issues HERE

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Panda Bui

I'm Panda Bui, a Content Copyright at TemPlaza. I have an English cat named Bear, he often bullies me and sees me as his servant all day.