Free HTML Admin Templates For The Backend Of Your Apps

Almost every application or dynamic website requires a backend to manage it.

These admin screens come bundled with ready-to-use apps (like WordPress, Magento, etc.) but custom apps need custom backends.

It is usually considered as a simple process to create an admin template but, most of the time, this requires a lot of effort as there are lots of things (usually related to usability) to think of.

Designers/developers out there have created various free admin templates and here they are so you don't need to search:

Charisma Admin Template (demo)

Charisma Admin Template

Charisma is a responsive admin template that is built with Twitter Bootstrap.

It has 9 skins and includes almost everything we may need like forms, charts, buttons, tables, file manager, image gallery and much more.

Here is also the GitHub link for the template in case you want to fork it.

INADMIN – jQuery Admin Template (demo)

jQuery Admin Template - INADMIN

INADMIN is a jQuery-powered admin template with header + top navigation and styles for tables, forms, messages and more.

It also includes a nice sign-in page.

Blue Nile Admin Template (demo)

Blue Nile Admin Template

A Twitter Bootstrap-powered and responsive admin template which features many necessary stuff like the navigation, tables, forms, sign-in/sign-up, error pages and more.

The free license requires a link back to the developer's website.

Admin Panel Template

Admin Panel Template

A single-page template with navigation in the header + sidebar and styles for info/error messages.

It can be a good starting point for creating your own template.

Web App Theme (demo)

Web App Theme

It is a nice admin template which covers all the basics like tables, forms, navigation, lists, messages and sign in/up pages.ç

Also, it has lots of skins to choose from.

HTML5 Admin Template by MediaLoot (demo)

HTML5 Admin Template

A single-page template with styles for charts, tables, messages, forms and typography.

P.S. The free download requires a link back.

Spring-Time Admin Template (demo)

Spring-Time Admin Template

Spring-Time is a very simple-yet-clean template that has a good-looking navigation and sidebar.

It features a datagrid and sample form.

BlueWhale Admin Template (demo)

BlueWhale Admin Template

BlueWhale is built with of 960 Grid Framework and uses jQuery + jQuery UI.

It has sample pages for a dashboard, forms, tables, typography, charts, image galleries and notifications.

Free Admin Template (demo)

Free Admin Template

This free admin template was created by me years ago for a project.

It is a simple, single-page template with navigation and table for displaying data.

Also, A WRD reader has converted it to HTML5-CSS3 and that version is offered in the download pack too.

HTML5 Admin Template (demo)

HTML5 Admin Template

The template uses HTML5 tags where possible and consists of various elements that are used in backends.

Gray Admin Template (demo)

Gray Admin Template

A simple admin template (colored in gray) that comes with styles for navigation, grid, table, buttons, modal boxes and forms.

It may require customizations and improvements to handle a full-featured backend.

Steal My Admin Template (demo)

Steal My Admin Template

This admin template provides a dashboard with multiple columns.

It also has a data-grid (table) and a sample form page.

18 Comments
  1. Reply Design4Inspiration October 10, 2012 at 4:08 PM

    “Charisma Admin Template” Its really awesome freebie. thanks

  2. Reply whsheng October 10, 2012 at 7:24 PM

    Charisma, very very good!

    thank you!

  3. Reply Muhammad Usman October 11, 2012 at 3:25 AM

    I am the developer of Charisma, thanks for featuring it.

  4. Reply hafizan October 11, 2012 at 4:25 AM

    but must beware… lot’s of this is high resource.. unless using ajax.. dam slow loading.data table also will call render twice and make it slower if request page by ajax.

  5. Reply Patil Makarand October 11, 2012 at 9:01 AM

    Right Post came at the right time, I was just about to sear admin templates. Thanks ! 🙂

  6. Reply cornnery October 11, 2012 at 9:10 AM

    Charisma it’s a excellent admin template.

    thank you !

  7. Reply Dean October 11, 2012 at 12:24 PM

    Awesome free templates, thanks for the links.

  8. Reply webdesigncc October 12, 2012 at 1:40 AM

    Thanks for sharing. Charisma is much better then remaining. Good work has been been done on it. Appreciated.

  9. Reply Wesam Alalem October 12, 2012 at 4:05 AM

    I was looking for free and good admin template to use in a personal project, and finally found it. Blue Nile Admin Template is just awesome.
    Thank you fir sharing

  10. Reply JOhn October 15, 2012 at 4:09 AM

    Charisma , Very great template.

  11. Reply aditia October 15, 2012 at 11:27 PM

    really thanks I never knew some of these before

  12. Reply Mircea October 27, 2012 at 8:27 AM

    Charisma, thank you for sharing so nice admin templates

  13. Reply Jenny November 6, 2012 at 9:22 PM

    Charizma theme is the good one, needs no backlink i suppose

    thanks for adding

  14. Reply Terri December 29, 2012 at 11:13 AM

    Charisma, thank you for sharing your work. I really appreciate it!!

  15. Reply Roes Wibowo January 4, 2013 at 4:33 AM

    I still find colour admin theme what is match with my site. This article is very useful for me. Thank you. 🙂

  16. Reply DesignTime January 17, 2013 at 1:07 PM

    Very nice collection, thanks for sharing.
    I like the Steal My Admin Template.

  17. Reply manoj February 5, 2013 at 3:10 AM

    Very nice collection, thanks for sharing.
    I like the HTML5 Admin Template by MediaLoot (demo) My Admin Template.

  18. Reply Se April 12, 2013 at 10:50 AM

    Nice Admin Templates Thanks!

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