Joomla Template Frameworks
Joomla template framework is a base skeleton template you can use to build more powerful Joomla templates. It means a clean, blank HTML/CSS skeleton with no colors, gradients, borders. You will just get get dimensions, margins, menu system styling.
Most of the Joomla templates are built upon a framework. The developers have created unique frameworks specific to their template designs. This has many features and functionality, along with layout and configuration options.