JM Joomads Review: A Classified Joomla Template

Today, we wanted to take a look at the one of the bestseller Joomla Template from Joomla-Monster.

JM Joomads Template Overview

JM Joomads is primarily a Joomla template for classifieds or listings website and has a clean, modern and professional looking design. You can build your own classifieds website in just few clicks and without the need to start creating web pages from scratch. This template is multipurpose and is equally suitable to create a business directory website, a car listings, a real estate listings portal and job ads portal.

Built on EF4 Framework, this template has lots of great new features and includes an easy to use control panel for customizing your site. Therefore, you have the chance to adjust numerous settings and features until you have your desired style.

This classified Joomla template was designed by Joomla-Monster, a team who specialize in developing template that allow you to build a specific type of website with Joomla.

Key Features of the JM Joomads Template

Here are just some of the many great features of JM Joomads you will love:

Flexible Layout

JM Joomads includes two homepage layouts that you can choose and apply to your site, smart table view and blog view.

Monetizing Options

There are many options for monetizing to help your website generate revenue with this template. You have the flexibility to set different prices for each category (category can be set as free or paid one), you can charge for different durations or renewal of adverts, you can charge for the “Move to top” feature or extra images and much more.

Robust Backend (Control Panel)

With the control panel you can control the entire functionality ads listing of the template such as creating unlimited extra fields, adding new categories and adverts, editing and changing their details, promotions or durations, payment processor integration, configurable locations setup and much more.

Frontend Registration and User Dashboard

Users and Advertisers can register and then create, delete, edit and manage ads from their own dashboard. They can also update their profile data to make their listings more trustworthy. JM Joomads allows you not only to upload image, but also upload and add the videos to a listing.

Advanced Search Module

Advanced search option is also featured by this template and if a visitors wants to filter listings based on price range and locations, he can use advance search. Even administrator can add custom field parameters to advanced search.

Google Map Integration in the Listing

You can add maps with interactive data to your listing page in seconds thanks to the Google Maps integration. The maps could give very helpful information about where the item can be picked up.

Powerful Extensions included

The template include DJ-Classifieds ($67) and DJ-MediaTools ($75) Extensions for free. DJ-Classifieds is an advanced extension that allows you to create professional Joomla classified site and DJ-MediaTools allows you to create beautiful responsive photo and video Gallery.

Some other nice features include:

  • Web forms (login form, user registration, contact form, search form)
  • Email notifications
  • Custom pages (custom 404, coming soon, offline)
  • Google Web Fonts
  • Full support for RTL language
  • Multilingual support
  • SEO optimized code and passes W3C validator
  • Lightweight and Very Fast Loading
  • Crossbrowser compatibility
  • Responsive Design
  • Availability psd slices with the ability to edit them


The $99 single site license price tag also includes lifetime usage, three months access to download area and three months of template support from the Joomla-Monster support team who are happy to assist you with any issues that can be encountered when using this template. You can extend the period of update and support for a further six months at an extra payment of $19.

There’s also Developer’s License for additional payment of $59 that gives you permission to use the template for unlimited clients and on unlimited domains.

Installation and Documentation

JM Joomads is sold by Joomla-Monster. After making the purchase, you will receive the confirmation email so then you can login to your account and navigate My Account -> Downloads to get all the files (quickstart/demo site copy, template package, frameworks, psd slices).

JM Joomads will include some demo content/quickstart package which means you won’t have any trouble configuring your site up. After you installed the demo package, you can then start customizing the layout of your site, before replacing the demo content with your own text and image.

You can find a well-written and informative documentation file in your download area. The documentation includes guide about most important template settings and is comprehensive and well-organized.

Final Thoughts

Considering this multipurpose classified Joomla template is only $99, you can’t get a much better deal than that. We’ve seen numerous classified templates, but this template seems to stand out from the competition because of its clean, modern and professional looking design. If you want a feature rich theme that includes everything you need to build a classifieds website, then JM Joomads is for you.

JM Joomads Design and Appearance

JM Joomads Review: A Classified Joomla Template
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