Have you ever faced the need to work with a bunch of information to find the admin dashboard template you need for your project?
We’ve been there. Sometimes, it takes endless hours to find a template suitable for a particular project. To make the search easier for you, we've compiled a list of free Open Source admin dashboards that look the most stunning in 2020 in our opinion. Not all of the templates we mention have thousands of GitHub stars, since they are not well-known... yet. That’s in your power to increase the popularity of any of them. ;)
Star Admin (GitHub)
This free & fully responsive admin dashboard template is built on the Bootstrap 4 framework. Star Admins features more than 15 handcrafted elements and 4 custom plugins that feature. Star Admin is available for free under MIT license and features a Pro version that contains 6+ layouts, light and dark themes, multiple navbar styles, and more!
Angular AdminLTE (GitHub)
This is a fully responsive admin dashboard template based on Bootstrap 4 framework. Angular AdminLTE template includes a variety of reusable components like icons, charts, tables, etc., as well as the skins that can be matched with your branding. Due to its responsive design, this admin dashboard template fits any screen size, from desktops to mobile devices. Moreover, despite being feature-rich, the template is rather lightweight and fast.
And the last one in our list is ngx-admin (made by Akveo), the well-known free and Open Source admin dashboard built on Angular 9, and supporting Nebular and Eva Design System. It provides 6 themes, 2 dashboards, and a huge variety of handcrafted UI components, tables, maps, charts, etc. to work with. Ngx-admin is fully responsive, and, unlike many competitors, allows for back-end integration (Java, .NET, Node.js, etc.). To speed up your development process you can use ngx-admin .NET backend for free, that has Authorization and User Data Editing modules with backend integration included.
SB Admin Angular (GitHub)
Not yet widely used, this free Open Source Angular 9 admin dashboard template looks rather promising. It includes a rather powerful development environment. This template provides an ability to operate with a number of interactive charts, tables, as well as predefined login, register, and other page examples. The side navigation theme can be switched from light to dark, and vice versa.
Argon Dashboard Angular (GitHub)
This free Angular 9 dashboard is not so popular on GitHub yet, nevertheless we recommend you to pay attention to it. It goes with more than 100 handcrafted custom components you can combine as you wish, 5 customized plugins, and 4 example pages to simplify the development process. Customization options allow you to modify the components by changing their styles and colors using SAAS files.
Material Dashboard Angular2 (GitHub)
This free & fully responsive admin dashboard template is built on the Bootstrap Material Design framework. Material Dashboard Angular2 allows you to operate with more than 60 handcrafted components, 2 custom plugins, and 3 example pages. Due to the color filter, you can choose from blue, green, orange, red and purple to customize your sidebar and the card headers. With Material Dashboard Angular2, you can create admin panels and content management systems.
CoreUI Angular2 (GitHub)
It’s a free Open Source admin dashboard template supporting such frameworks as Angular 9, Bootstrap 4, React.js, etc. CoreUI Angular2 allows for building data-rich responsive web apps using over 100 ready-to-use customizable UI components, including buttons and notifications, charts and forms, plugins, widgets, icon packs. Ready-made login, register, and other example pages are also available.
RDash Angular (GitHub)
This minimalistic and rather convenient admin dashboard template is based on AngularJS. RDash Angular is fully responsive. It does not provide you with a huge number of models and components to start with, however, the directives and controllers you may need to accelerate the web app development process with this dashboard are at hand. The hover, loading, background, and other animations are all CSS3, which is widely used nowadays.
Material Dashboard Angular
It;s a free Material Bootstrap 4 Admin with a fresh, new design inspired by Google’s Material Design. Material Dashboard Angular is built with Angular 9 and makes use of light, surface, and movement. The general layout resembles sheets of paper following multiple different layers so that the depth and order are obvious. The navigation stays mainly on the left sidebar and the content is on the right inside the main panel. Material Dashboard Angular comes with 60 elements, 2 plugins and 3 example pages.
On a final note
We hope that the list we’ve prepared has allowed you to find the admin dashboard for your liking, and that you will use the information you’ve read in your next project. In case you are a dark-theme-lover, check one more article from our blog. It contains the list with comprehensive descriptions of the top 10 dark-themed admin dashboards.
If you have anything to add or you think that our list is incomplete, do not hesitate to write to us or leave comments below. Feedback is always very welcome :)
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