February 1, 2008
HTML website templates can significantly ease the burden of designing and creating websites by providing webmasters with a ready-made web layout, structure, basic graphics, and color scheme. Templates can generally be edited and customized with any HTML editor. The biggest advantage for webmasters using ready-made templates is the amount of time that can be saved. There are a number of websites that provide ready-made HTML templates. We have compiled a list of some popular sites to make the search process easier.
Webmaster Templates contains themed web templates. Each template includes an HTML layout, CSS file, and graphic images. Individual templates can be purchased, or webmasters can subscribe to the website and download an unlimited number of templates for a specified period of time. The themed and industry web templates are categorized by topic, or can be located using a keyword search feature. New web templates are added on a regular basis, so check back often.
Webmaster Templates – http://www.webmaster-templates.net
Template Monster is a large site that contains website templates, flash templates, and other ready-made web designs. The templates can be used as a basis for web design. Because of the complexity of many designs found on Template Monster, some layouts might be a challenge for a new webmaster to customize or manipulate.
Template Monster – http://www.templatemonster.com/
DesignLoad is a repository of website templates, flash templates, graphic works, and navigation interfaces. All can be download and modified. All the website templates and graphic works on DesignLoad are classified under a wide variety of product categories.
DesignLoad – http://www.designload.net/home.html
WebTemplateBiz offers a wide range of website templates for business and personal needs. The site contains everything from WordPress skins to sophisticated flash solutions. These ready-made templates are easy to use and can be customized with a little bit of web design knowledge.
WebTemplateBiz – http://webtemplatebiz.com/
Web Templates Gallery
Pre-existing, and pre-formatted web templates are available. The Web Templates Gallery has a subscription option, or individual templates can be purchased. The graphics in the templates are fairly complex, and graphic design knowledge is necessary to edit the artwork contained in the templates.
Web Templates Gallery – http://www.webtemplatesgallery.com/
BoxedArt contains a variety of web templates. Each template includes professionally designed HTML files, and source PSD files. All templates in the BoxedArt directory are available via subscription.
BoxedArt – http://www.boxedart.com
Elegant Templates contains cost-effective and professional web page designs. Elegant Templates offers website templates that are easy to customize, and the templates are professional without the expense of hiring a custom website designer.
Elegant Templates – http://www.elegant-templates.com/
The Template Store
The Template Store contains professionally designed web sites templates, saving webmasters a great deal of time and money. The Template Store contains Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Expression Web, CSS, Golive, Swish, and ecommerce web templates.
The Template Store – http://www.thetemplatestore.com
TemplateRover is a modern website template design studio that offers up-to-date website and flash templates. The templates can be customized to create unique website designs.
TemplateRover – http://www.templaterover.com
Trendy Templates offers a comprehensive gallery consisting of HTML and Photoshop website templates. The website templates are easy to download, and easy to edit. Webmasters can use standard HTML editors like Frontpage 2000 or Dreamweaver to incorporate custom web content into the website templates. The website templates are available in various categories, which makes the gallery easy to navigate.
Trendy Templates – http://www.trendytemplates.com
In simple terms, web templates save time and allow webmasters to publish a website sooner rather than later.
Author: Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for RecordForAll http://www.recordforall.com audio recording and editing software.