Web Themes & Templates

Constellation complete admin skin

Constellation complete admin skin

Constellation is a powerfull admin skin for building advanced backends, both for desktop and mobile users. It provides a wide range of styles from data visualization to lists and calendars, all fluid and nestable. This skin is build on HTML5 and CSS3, and is powered by jQuery for maximum user experience.

Updated to v1.5! See at the bottom for a detailed list of changes.

“Wonderful work on the template, it has been an absolute pleasure to work with, well documented, well designed, 10 out of 10. The best $20 I have spent in a long time” – lvismer

“Visually stunning! Love it! Very clean and easy to modify code without cluttering things up. Was easy to integrate into an existing CodeIgniter site with a horrible admin template. Thanks!” – 2bytes

“Absolutely amazing! This was more than worth the purchase! Great job, and thanks for your amazing work!” – allaspects

“Constellation is one of the most comprehensive, well-documented, well-planned projects we’ve ever seen. Cheers to great work!” – daveromero


  • HTML5 & CSS3 markup
  • Fluid or fixed layout, based on 960 grid system
  • 47+ elements styles, with multiple variations
  • jQuery powered, fully functional even if JS is disabled
  • Satellite backend pages are provided: login, error with report sending, 404’s…
  • Mobile version included – for iPhone, Android and all webkit-based mobile browsers – compatible with main template content styles
  • All elements are fluid (sizes are in EMs): resize just by adding a class
  • Detailled documentation with complete styles and functions references
  • 2 background colors : light and dark

Pages included in the package

  • Main page with examples of all included styles:
    • Favorites list
    • Statistics with filters
    • Week & month planning
    • Control panel
    • Simple and complex forms
    • Advanced table block
    • Data grid view
    • File manager
    • 4 calendars styles
    • Tasks and blocks
    • Toolbar
    • Multiple lists styles
    • Help
    • Wizard and image gallery
  • Login with working ajax/php script (compatible with the mobile version)
  • Error page with report sending, fully fonctionnal (compatible with the mobile version)
  • Error documents: 400, 401, 403, 404, 500 and 503 (compatible with the mobile version)
  • Mobile pages
  • Older browser ‘Please update’ notice page, with working detection

Included styles

  • Navigation with infinite levels
  • User status bar with breadcrumb
  • Fixed edition bar, stays on top of screen
  • Fixed footer buttons
  • New! Modal windows
  • Drop-down menu with infinite levels, embeddable in many elements
  • Content box with glass border, block controls and a dedicated tabs style
  • 3 nestable tabs styles
  • Forms with collapsible fieldsets, visual required/validation styles and iPhone-like switches
  • 5 messages styles
  • User planning with timelines, milestones, breaks, unavailable periods, current time…
  • Table with sort arrows
  • Tiny, medium, large and list calendars with multiple events listing styles
  • New! Week calendar view
  • Wizard steps
  • Image gallery and preview
  • 20 different list styles with multiple variations:
    • Bulleted list
    • Keywords
    • Tags
    • Small pagination
    • Picto list
    • Simple list
    • Collapsible list
    • Definition list
    • Accordion list
    • Files tree
    • Favorites
    • Shortcuts
    • Files list
    • Grid list
    • Tasks list with tags and comments
    • Blocks & mini-blocks list
    • Icon list
    • Small files icon list
    • Extended list


  • Automatic setup: no extra JS needed to enable template effects, even on AJAX loaded content
  • Working AJAX/php login script
  • AJAX instant search-form results
  • New! Flexible modal windows using existing content, ajax or iframe
  • Full featured error page, with report sending form
  • CSS and JS files compression system, easy to use (no server customization required)
  • Nestable tabs, with content height equalization, events on show/hide to setup content and browser back button enabling
  • Built-in tips system, with both CSS or JS setup
  • Multiple dedicated plugins: accessibleList (long lists pagination), ajax real-time search field…
  • Older browsers detection (redirect to a ‘Please update’ notice page)
  • Context menu (right click) plugin, with easy building function
  • Closable elements, just by adding one span inside
  • Growl-like notifications and block messages in just one function call
  • Ajax loading effect, with animation and Retry/cancel message on error
  • New! Table sorting with DataTable plugin
  • New! Date selector with DatePicker plugin

Template package content

  • HTML only template
  • HTML + PHP template
  • All template PSD files: main, mobile, special pages, favicons and slices
  • Detailled documentation with complete styles and functions references + code samples



  • v1.0
    • Initial release
  • v1.1
    • Template changes:
    • Several CSS bug fixes
    • Added 3 new styles
    • Added modal windows styles and controls
    • Added -webkit-background-clip: padding-box; to styles using border radius (see http://tumble.sneak.co.nz/post/928998513/fixing-the-background-bleed)
    • Added week calendar
    • Added function resetTabContentHeight() to reset tabs content-blocks heights
    • Fixed a bug in old-browsers.js in function getCookieParams()
    • Fixed a bug in $.fn.addTemplateSetup()
    • Various JS template setup functions optimizations
    • Added DatePicker
    • Added DataTable
    • Documentation changes:
    • Added changelog
    • Added optimization instructions
    • Added modal window documentation
    • Added DataTable plugin integration example
    • Added DatePicker plugin integration example
    • Updated several sections
  • v1.2
    • Template changes:
    • Add support for class .menu-opener for main nav sub-menu and H1
    • Improved performance and support of .files class
    • Improved tab switching to avoid screen flickering when content is smaller than the viewport
    • Added support for tool-tips for switches
    • Added support for input keep-logged in login script
    • Enabled error_reporting level check in error reporting script
    • Fixed a CSS bug when using spans and inputs in block controls
    • Fixed a CSS bug causing hidden text in main menu tabs to show
    • Fixed a bug in function getDefaultTabIndex() when used with jQuery 1.4.3
    • Fixed a bug in function $.fn.modal()
    • Fixed a bug in old-browsers.js
    • Fixed a bug in error reporting sending script
  • v1.5
    • Added a new main menu style, without big icons and allowing a custom logo
    • Added a month planning style
    • Added a red style for breadcrumb
    • Improved the modal window to allow using an iframe for the content
    • Several other tweaks and fixes to the modal window lib
    • Use of Modernizr to enable feature detection and improve compatibility (removed html5.js)
    • Updated most external javascript libs to their latest version
    • Improved the mobile menu to handle screen rotation/resizing
    • Improved the login page message box to allow any content height
    • Improved the class menu-opener to allow using the opening button as a link
    • Added CSS fix to use the datepicker in modal windows
    • Added a disabled style for inputs/selects/textarea
    • Several new basics CSS styles
    • Several minor CSS fixes
    • Fixed a bug in CSS/JS minimizing
    • Fixed a bug with reversed drop-down menus
    • Fixed the dark background height issue