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Available Templates

After creating a user account on you will be able to create up to three websites using any of these available templates without any obligation. Please, give it a try and let us know what you think. 

This is pretty much what you get with Backdrop CMS out of the box with very minimal changes.

This is a sample farmers market site that we primarily built as an educational tool.

This template comes with a number of custom configurations and some sample content for general purpose use.

A video introduction to Simplo

Why build your site with Simplo?

  • Portability: The code is open source and the data belongs to you, you can move your entire Simplo site anywhere you like at any time.
  • Flexibility: While a basic Simplo site comes with support for and access to a limited number of themes and modules, there are hundreds of Backdrop modules available for future growth. As you needs grow, we can move your site to it's own server and customize it to do almost anything you might need it to do.
  • Community: Through our weekly office hours, Slack channel, and website, you will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from a variety of other Simplo site owners, many of whom may share common interests for face similar challenges.  
  • Training and Support: Simplo provides video tutorials, live office hours, and a la carte support services to help you build a professional site. 
  • Shared Mission: We share your goal of making the world a better place through open source. 


Playlist of Simplo video tutorials