Below you’ll find a list of resources which offer free, gorgeous and valid CSS-based templates – usually with images and full layout structure, such as headers, navigation bars, content containers, sidebars and footers.
Usually developers require a link to the site where the template was downloaded from. So before using these templates it might be useful to take a look at the license agreement the developer provides.
- Open Source Templates15 impressive templates
Hundreds of templates and layouts of all possible kinds.
A huge collections with search and sort functions. With annoying advertisement.
23 layouts and design solutions
Stu Nicolls presents dozens of free professional layouts. Sometimes a permission to use layouts is required.
One layout in many variations
Beautiful liquid 3-col-layout.
Seven variations of one template, incl. style guides as .pdf-files.
- Six Shooter Media15 Templates
- Yahoo! UI Library: Grids CSS
A complex solution for many problems you might ever have: grid design is a principle well-known from image editors and layout tools.
- CSS Design Templates
- ThreeColumnLayouts, by CSS Discuss
Collection of 3-column-templates, gathered from a dozen of sources on the Web.
- CSS Intensivstation
Small collection for personal web-sites
- CSS Frames Layouts
Frames are also possible with CSS
- CSS Template Gallery
The site includes a search function, however it includes only 32 templates.
98 (X)HTML-based CSS-templates
6 templates and various layouts with 2-4 columns.
- Jimmy Lin
8 simple templates
- Layout Gala
40 professional Layouts for fresh and serious online-presentations.
- Little Boxes
16 Layouts, classic.
Even more freebies!
- 25 CSS Template Resources
A comprehensive list in the Web Developer’s Handbook.
- An extensive collection of css-templates
List of resources with free css-layouts, by Manuela Hoffmann (in German!).
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