FLEX - Multi-Purpose Joomla Template

FLEX - Multi-Purpose Joomla Template

Flex - Multi-Purpose Joomla template - #1 Selling in 2016 and 2017

Flex - Multi-Purpose Joomla template

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Flex - Most Flexible Joomla template
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Flex is a bestseller, super flexible, multi-purpose Joomla template that can fit in any type of website you are building. It is clean, responsive, includes drag & drop Layout and Page Builder and comes packed with powerful options! With stunning animations and eye-catchy layouts, Flex will help you draw attention of visitors at first sight.

Flex is 100% compatible with Joomla 3.7 & Joomla 3.8. Click here for Changelog.

Flex is best selling Joomla template on ThemeForest in 2016 and 2017! Here are the reasons why:


  • Compatible with latest versions: Joomla 3.8.0 and VirtueMart 3.2.4.
  • Powerful Helix 3 Framework made with Bootstrap 3.3.7.
  • Drag & Drop Layout Builder and SP Page Builder Pro Integration. Flex is coming with fantastic page builder very easy to use and to edit. Only with drag and drop you can create complex layouts. With lightning fast SP Page Builder you can easily customize your website just in few clicks. Fastest and the most powerful drag & drop builder available.
  • 2 Quickstart Packages: with or without Virtuemart, both with demo data installer (Joomla 3.8.0, Template, used extensions, demo content). Install quickstart demo to get same website as our demo site without any difficulties.
  • Fully Responsive Design with 7 Unique Home Layouts. Full Window Background and Onepage layouts included.
  • Newsletter Integration. We also added support for AcyMailing newsletter, because we know that email works a lot better than any other online marketing tool.
  • Multi-purpose AP Smart LayerSlider (Save $24) included.
  • Portfolio component – Advanced, custom built version of SP Simple Portfolio with additional 2 styles for filter (tags), lightbox gallery, and custom dimensions for videos in lightbox gallery. Perfect portfolio solution for designers, photographers, artists, professionals and all kinds of creative business.
  • VirtueMart 3.2.4 Integrated. VirtueMart turns your Joomla! site into a powerful and full-featured e-commerce system. Create online shops and online catalog with ease. Configure the extension to handle multiple products and categories and support a wide range of shipping and payment options.
  • Multiple Headers. Flex comes with several header layouts to match your personal taste. Classic header with navigation, centered or inline, transparent, with video background, white, coloured or something more complex and place your ads and banners inside header.
  • Mega Menu Builder & Off-Canvas Menu.
  • Vertical Accordion menu, for all module positions. Native, vertical accordion menu is now a part of template, no need to buy extra module.
  • 8 Article Post Formats: standard, video, gallery, audio (Soundcloud and Mixcloud), link, quote, status and custom (new). Each can be customized in the Article Manager to individualize your feel for blogging.
  • “Parallax” scrolling effect for background content (i.e. an image), while scrolling.
  • Font Awesome 4.7 (675+ Icons) + 202 Thin Pixeden Icons (v1.2)
  • Multi-languages Support.
  • Fluid and Boxed Layout – Use wide (default) or boxed layout variant.
  • Optional Page Title Options.
  • Sticky Header with Mainmenu. 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.
  • 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.
  • Support for RTL languages. With carefully styled every part of template for RTL (right-to-left), Flex supports middle eastern languages such as Hebrew and Arabic which are written predominantly right-to-left.
  • Unlimited Colors. Eight preset styles allows you to choose your own colors. Beyond that using custom CSS allows you to override all used color presets.
  • Retina Perfect. Perfect pixels and vectors looking great on higher resolution devices like retina or 4k display.
  • Built With HTML5, CSS3 & Less. Flex was based on a fast less preprocessor with additional functionality like variables, mixins, and functions for compiling CSS.
  • 700+ Google Fonts with update button – 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.
  • Logo Options. From template settings you can choose logo type, logo position, logo image (also for retina screens) and upload logo used only for mobile devices.
  • 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 Icons
  • Social Share
  • Integrated Social Comments
  • Custom Coming Soon, 404 Page and Offline pages.
  • Documentation included. You can find it online here.

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  • High quality photos from pixabay.com. Free for commercial use. No attribution required. – https://pixabay.com
  • Beautiful free stock photos from stocksnap.io. All photos are free from copyright restrictions – No attribution required. – https://stocksnap.io


What is included in package:

Flex Template Only Package
Use this package to install Flex template on your current Joomla site. This is “Template Only” package (flex_2.7_template_only.zip).

2 QuickStart Installation Demo Packages
  • Quickstart with Virtuemart (flex_2.7_quickstart_with_virtuemart.zip)
  • Quickstart without Virtuemart (flex_2.7_quickstart.zip)

Use this package(s) to install on your site demo as seen on Flex demo website. This includes Joomla 3.8.0 version, all the sample data, all the images and videos.

  • SP Page Builder Pro (2.5.3)
  • AP Smart LayerSlider (3.4)
  • SP Simple Portfolio (1.5)
  • Virtuemart (3.2.4)
  • Acymailing 5.8.0 (Starter)
Detailed documentation on how to configure and use template.

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September 23, 2017 – Version 2.7

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.5.3 version.
- Joomla CMS updated to 3.8.0 version, in both Quickstart installations.
- SP Simple Portfolio updated to 1.5 version.
- Update: "Latest Posts" Addon for SP Page Builder: "Readmore" button added and Masonry layout (optional).
- Fixed: "Onepage" Off-canvas menu links - scroll.
- New: VM (Virtuemart) option to change Shoppergroup (added in VM 3.2.4).
- Fixed: Megamenu 3rd and 4th level and "Mobile" menu (click/hover on mobile devices).
- Fixed: Error page (error.php) compatibility added for Joomla 3.8.
- Fixed all known issues.

August 8, 2017 – Version 2.6

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.5.1 version.
- Joomla CMS updated to 3.7.4 version, in both Quickstart installations.
- New: Masonry Blog option added, for native Joomla Blog (articles), with options for custom background color and spacing. Option in template's admin to choose between two Blog layouts: "Masonry" and "Classic".
- Fixed: Login/Logout "MyAccount" revisited, with new dropdown menu, supporting icons.
- New: Google Map Addon "Streetview" fixed and "Infowindow" (new).
- New: SmoothScroll (smoothscroll.js) enable/disable option in template's admin.
- Fixed: Front-end editing for Articles (Images and Links).
- Fixed: Language Switcher (full name and only code name).
- Fixed: Body background color fixed and "Boxed Layout" background color added (new).
- Fixed all known issues.

June 9, 2017 – Version 2.5.2

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.4.7 version.
- New: External image link for “Image” addon, following SPPB update.
- New: Slide interval and speed added in Testimonial Pro, Carousel & Carousel Pro addons, following SPPB update.
- Fixed: Image addon gets Alt and Title attribute fields, following SPPB update.
- Fixed all known issues.

June 8, 2017 – Version 2.5.1

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.4.6 version.
- Joomla CMS updated to 3.7.2 version, in both Quickstart installations.
- New: Compress HTML (strip whitespace) option added to template's admin > Advanced.
- Contact Form Addon added Google reCaptcha system, following SPPB update.
- Fixed: Background colour for both fluid and boxed layout.
- Fixed: Blog item option for hiding/showing Article title.
- Fixed all known issues.

May 16, 2017 – Version 2.5

- Joomla CMS updated to 3.7.0 version, in both Quickstart installations.
- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.4.5 version.
- SP Simple Portfolio updated to 1.4 version.
- Virtuemart updated to 3.2.2 version, both in Quickstart and Extensions folder.
- NEW: "Parallax" effect added to all background images, with "parallax" CSS Class.
- NEW: Accordion vertical menu (module's alternative) added, now for all module positions.
- NEW: Added new options to "Helix Page Title". Now you can "align" Page Title (left, center, right), change Page title size, height, enable/disable "Parallax" effect, and include Breadcrumbs (below title).
- NEW: Added new "Full Window Background" Homepage in demo.
- REMOVED: "Include Component Anywhere - Plugin for Flex" removed due to incompatibility with Joomla 3.7.
- Updated: Flickr Gallery addon for SPPB, now supports lightbox gallery.
- Updated: Accordion addon for SPPB now has an option to close all panels at start.
- Fixed all known issues.

April 12, 2017 – Version 2.4

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.4.2 version.
- Virtuemart updated to 3.2.1 version, both in Quickstart and Extensions folder.
- NEW: Discount price and "percent off" added to Virtuemart's category and product pages.
- Fixed: Front-editing fix for Images and Links (front edit in articles).
- Fixed all known issues.

March 22, 2017 – Version 2.3.1

- Virtuemart updated to 3.2.0 version, both in Quickstart and Extensions folder.
- RTL Fixes: for Off Canvas menu, Ajax Off Canvas cart module and Timeline addon.

March 20, 2017 – Version 2.3

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.4.1 version.
- Fixed: Google Map addon issue with SP Page Builder's front-end editing.
- Fixed: Lightbox Gallery addon mobile view.
- Fixed: Person addon alt tag for images.
- Fix for VM Product module (mod_virtuemart_product) for default, list and single view.
- NEW: Accordion menu for VM Category module (mod_virtuemart_category).
- Fixed all known issues.

February 13, 2017 – Version 2.2

- Helix3 framework updated to version 1.9
- Added Helix Blog Options on front-end edit.
- Added auto load for custom.js if exists.
- Added background color for Body, in Boxed layout.
- Option to remove Joomla Generator Tag in template's admin.
- Icons are now included in "Off Canvas" menu.
- CSS & JS compression issue fixed.
- Logo h1 removed and SEO improved.
- Heading and separator menu type link issues fixed.
- Fix for Button, links and labels were disappearing in front-end editing.
- Fix in responsive.less, for mobile. User menu (Login Modal) dropdown on mobile now working.
- Fix for Comingsoon Logo. Custom logo (image) is showing properly.
- RTL Fix for Off Canvas menu
- Fixed all known issues.

January 22, 2017 – Version 2.1

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.3.5 version.
- Added styling for new "Timeline" addon for SP Page Builder.
- Added Touch-friendly support for dropdown navigation in Megamenu (for mobile devices).
- Fix for retina/default logo display on non-retina devices.
- Fix for VM Manufacturer (in details view). Now showing in category layout.
- Image Content addon (fix for show-hide button)
- Fixed all known issues.
- Documentation improved.

January 9, 2017 – Version 2.0

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 2.3.4 version.
- Update: 2 available Quickstart packages updated with latest Joomla 3.6.5 and all extensions.
- New: "Boxed Layout" is now with custom width, but still responsive and with custom top and bottom "spacing".
- New: 8 available CSS "Preloaders" (page preloader) with custom RGBA (semi-transparent) background.
- New: Copyright notice with dynamic {year} to show current year.
- New: Native "Offline Page", now with custom background image and countdown timer (similar to "Coming Soon" page).
- New: 8 Preset Styles. Each of presets now has additional options for custom Header and "Sticky" Header height and background colours (RGBA semi-transparent) for header and dropdown menu.
- New: Flexbox finally in Flex template styling. Flexbox Layout (display: flex;) introduced to many parts of template's layout, specially in Header.
- New: "Search" toggle module introduced in Header.
- Fixed: In template's admin > Layout manager > Main Body (Component), now can be "Fluid" or "Boxed" (container-fluid or container).
- New: Added "dropdown" option for languages (with flags) in multi-lingual websites.
- New: In template's admin > Menu (tab), 8 available dropdown animations and 5 "Off canvas" animations.
- Updated: Mootools Fixes. In template's admin > Advanced (tab), two options: to enable/disable Mootools library and to enable/disable Mootools Fix (for various conflicts with jQuery).
- Updated: Social Share on: Facebook, Twitter, Google and Linkedin, in native Joomla articles and Blog.
- New: PrettyPhoto Modal and Countdown (timer) addons for SP Page Builder added.
- Fixed: VM Category custom fields.
- Fixed: VM Fancybox Popup image and buttons (mobile view).
- Fixed: VM Cart module (fix for <hr /> tag in Firefox).
- Fixed: VM Product page (review-rating-stock) enable-disable working now.
- Fixed: VM mod_virtuemart_product (default style headings - titles to be same size).
- Updated: RTL (rtl.less) Improved. 
- Fixed: Video Post fix for Youtube (URL fix).
- Fixed all known issues.
- Documentation improved.

September 25, 2016 – Version 1.9

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 1.4 version.
- VirtueMart updated to 3.0.18 version.
- Update: 2 available Quickstart packages updated with latest Joomla 3.6.2 and all extensions.
- Fixed issue with LESS Compiler, showing 0 error page.
- Improved: striped tags in "Latest Posts: addon for SP Page Builder.
- Improved: AP Smart LayerSlider's admin.
- Fixed: Front-end editing, image select and tabs.
- Fix for VM Review tab.
- Fixed pagination for mobile view (pagination.less).
- Fixed all known issues.
- Documentation improved.

July 19, 2016 – Version 1.8

- Update: 2 available Quickstart packages updated with latest Joomla 3.6.
- New: Option to have “Accordion style” vertical “Off Canvas” menu, for mobile view.
- Some fixes in Virtuemart’s PrettyPhoto styling for responsive layouts.
- RTL styling fixes in rtl.less file.
- Fixed all known issues.
- Documentation improved.

July 4, 2016 – Version 1.7

- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 1.3 version.
- New: Plyr - HTML5 Media Player, addon for SP Page Builder added.
- Fixed all known issues.
- Documentation improved.

June 22, 2016 – Version 1.6

- New: 2 available Quickstart packages: with or without Virtuemart.
- New: Custom Post Format introduced for blogging in Joomla’s articles.
- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 1.1.0 version.
- SP Simple Portfolio updated to 1.0.3 version. Added button “Back to Category” in Item view.
- Font Awesome icons updated to 4.6.3 (634+ Icons), both in template and SP Page Builder.
- New: Custom icons for post formats in template’s admin.
- New: Mootools Fixes. Now you have options in template’s admin to remove Mootools or fix conflict with Mootools library.
- Virtuemart's shipment and payment method fixed.
- Fixed all known issues.
- Documentation improved.

April 28, 2016 – Version 1.5

- Quickstart package updated with Joomla 3.5.1.
- New plugin: Include Component in Article.
- Onepage version included in Quickstart.
- New: Bootstrap modal Login.
- New: SVG option for logo and "retina" logo. Fixed in logo.php.
- Virtuemart's one page checkout fixed.
- SP Page Builder (pro) updated to 1.0.9 version.
- VirtueMart updated to 3.0.16 version.
- Fixed all known issue.
- Documentation improved.

March 30, 2016 – Version 1.4

- Quickstart package updated with Joomla 3.5.
- AP Smart LayerSlider is updated to version 3.4. Now, it automatically starts playing video on the first slide.
- Fixed: Articles Blog layout fix.
- Improvements in RTL languages support in rtl.less file.
- Added: Instagram icon added to “Social Icons” in template's settings.
- VirtueMart Home Page Settings fix for all views.
- Documentation improved.

March 18, 2016 – Version 1.3

- Major improvements in RTL languages support. 
- Improved: SP Simple Portfolio has additional, custom background color for columns and options to enable/disable “View”, “Zoom” and “Tags”.
- Person addon for Page Builder with new “Flip” style.

March 4, 2016 – Version 1.2

- AP Smart LayerSlider and SP Simple Portfolio included in package, in required "Extensions" folder
- Improved: Updated privileges for Quickstart folder (permissions 700 changed to 755). Note: install Quickstart with 755 permissions. 700 permission was causing problems on some servers.
- Minor improvement in headers.less file.
- comingsoon.php updated. Logo is centered on mobile devices.

February 29, 2016 – Version 1.1

- SP Page Builder Pro v.1.0.8 included in package, in required "Extensions" folder
- Improved: RTL support in Slick Carousel (Addon for SP Page Builder)
- Added option to enable/disable page loader in template's admin

February 26, 2016 – Version 1.0

- First release.
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