Zen Grid Framework

Joomla 1.5 / Joomla 2.5 Template Framework


The Zen Grid Framework is a feature rich Joomla template framework created for the easy deployment and development of joomla templates for you and your clients. It features a very smooth and easy to use joomla template admin which makes controlling the template a breeze for you and your clients.

Awesome font control

fontcontrolThe Zen Grid Framework offers fine grain control over your font appearance by combining the power of the 250+ font families available in the Google Font Directory with the simplicity of the Typekit font replacement system.

Flexible layout

ipadiconThe Zen Grid Framework offers almost complete control over your template layout. It allows you to set your website to any width and allows you to control the width of almost all elements on the page.

Translation and localisation

translationAll templates are easily localised by simply editing or creating your own language translation of both the template admin and the template front end.

A multitude of modules

modulePositionsAlmost all Zen Grid Framework based templates take advantage of the 50+ module positions that exist in the core framework. You wont always need to use 50 module positions but if you do - then we have you covered.

Integrated Google Analytics

googleEasily set up Google analytics on your Joomla website by simply pasting your analytics code into the template administrator interface.

Hidden Panel

panelNeed to create a slick fly out or dropdown panel for your Joomla site? Just publish any module to a panel position and the framework will do the rest.

Three menu systems to choose from

menusEach Zen Grid Framework template has the option of displaying your menus in either a jQuery powered superfish menu, split menu or accordion like panel menu. The menus are delivered via the core Joomla menu module and are a snap to set up.

Tabbed Modules

tabsA tabbed interface can easily be created by simply publishing any module of your choosing to the tab1, tab2, tab3, tab4 positions. Take a look at the Meridian Joomla template's front page for a quick demo.


ie6iconThe framework also supports a png dix for transparent images for the Internet Explorer 6 browser.

Rebrand and remove our logo

ourlogoRemoving our branding on the front end of the template is an easy toggle in the template admin. 

CSS and Javascript Compression

compressionThe framework combines and compresses the javascript and css delivered by the template and framework which reduces http requests when loading the site and reduces files sizes of your web site's core assets.

Remove Mootools

mootoolsIf you dont need Mootools on your site then it's easy to set the option to not load Mootools on your site which can be a significant advantage when it comes to page load on your site.

Happy Campers