Website Template Services Review

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Why Use a Website Template Service?

You don't need to be a web designer to create a great looking and unique website. Or, if you are a web designer you can save hours or even days of effort by producing websites fast for your clients using a website template service. Website template services offer many types of websites from standard HTML sites to flash websites to auction compatible sites, and they are all customizable. So you can produce product or company specific sites extremely quickly and they will look unique and be browser friendly.

  • Compatibility: All downloadable website files include extremely compatible file types that work with most HTML type editors such as Dreamweaver and they come with high resolution PSD type image files. Many also work with common protocols or services like Joomla, Mambo or blog services like WordPress.
  • Customization: Professional website templates can be altered and often can even be altered a second time for other clients.
  • Cost effective for designers: Most website design templates cost less than $100 per year and include unlimited downloads, you can easily see how you can save hundreds of man hours and keep your clients happy for an extremely small investment.
  • Cost effective for small companies: Hiring a website designer to create a website from scratch could cost thousands. Site templates are created by professional web designers then sold royalty free for a very low price, often for less than $50 for simple website templates.
  • Website Add-ons and Resources: Many of the best website templates also include low priced or free add-ons like 3D animations, music, stock photography, ad banner templates, buttons and more, so you can create a fun and one-of-a-kind site almost effortlessly.

In this site, you'll find articles about website template services, as well as comprehensive reviews on services like Template Monster, Allwebcodesign and Website Templates to help you make an informed decision on which website template service is right for you. At TopTenREVIEWS We Do the Research So You Don't Have To.™

Website Template Services: What to Look For

Premium website template companies should have a large selection of templates compatible with popular editors and browsers. Services that provide HTML website templates ought to be easy to navigate and provide adequate and responsive customer support.

Below are the criteria TopTenREVIEWS used to evaluate website template services.

Template Selection
Web page template services should offer numerous templates and template types, including the basics like HTML and flash sites as well as websites in other popular formats such as those for forums, blogs, ecommerce type sites, ZenCart and more.

Feature Set
We looked at how quickly the website template service can help you find just the right template you are looking for, as well as compatible file types and extras like stock photography and customization services.

Ease of Use
All web page templates should be easy to use and the website files should download quickly and be well organized.

Help/Support
Services that provide eCommerce website templates should offer customer and technical support through emails and easily located FAQs and tutorials. And preferably with 24/7 support and chat support for your convenience. We also looked to see if they offered free downloads for testing and website code manipulation practice.

For the largest selection of professionally designed business website templates and the best customer support we could find, see some of the higher rated website template services.

 
 
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Pricing Model
Per Template
  
  
Membership/ Point System    
 
  
Minimum Membership     1 week 12 mo.   3 mo. 12 mo.   
Template Selection
Estimated # of Website Templates 20,000 250 5500 2000 5300 2100 1340 1000+ 8000 1600+
Full Sites
Unique Sites
 
 
 
 
Template Types Available
Full Website Templates
Flash Templates
 
 
Flash Intro
  
 
SWISH Templates
 
     
 
Dynamic Flash Photo Galleries
 
      
PowerPoint Templates    
 
  
Stretched/ Liquid/ Dynamic Width
        
.Mobi, WML, Cell Phone Specific  
  
   
SEO Adsense Types  
  
   
CMS and Blog Templates
PHP-Nuke Themes
 
   
  
PhpBB Templates
 
      
WordPress Templates
 
   
  
TypePad Templates      
    
Jommla Templates
 
   
  
Mambo Templates
 
      
Drupal Templates
 
       
OsCommerce Templates
 
  
 
Ebay Templates    
   
  
Zen Cart Templates
 
       
CRE Loaded Templates
 
   
  
Magento Themes
 
       
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Subject/ Category
 
Template # Number
 
 
Author/ Designer
   
     
Date  
    
  
Price Range
 
       
Keyword/ Color/ Style
  
 
Format/ File Types
HTML
XHTML
 
 
  
CSS
  
FLA
 
SWF
 
PSD
JPEG  
 
 
 
GIF  
 
 
  
Additional Features
Stock Photography/ Images  
 
 
  
Music  
   
   
Video  
   
    
3D Animations       
  
Cross Browser Checked  
   
    
# of Downloads Posted
 
       
Custom Templates     
   
Help/Support
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Online Chat
 
 
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24/7 Support
    
Tutorials
 
   
FAQ
 
Forum
 
    
Sample Templates
 
 
 
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** Prices are approximations. Some prices may vary. Figure does not include E-commerce or OsCommerce prices.