Divi Vs Avada

October 15th, 2019 - ozonesoft

Divi V/s Avada

If you are in search of a new theme for your website then surely you have come across these two major themes Divi and Avada. Avada is the best-selling WordPress Theme on Theme Forest, while Divi is the most flexible theme from Elegant Theme. But how do you decide which is best, easier and worth of money among these Divi and Avada? So this article will help you to choose one among them for your website.

The WordPress community has always welcomed multipurpose WordPress themes with open arms. These all-in-one themes can be used for many different types of websites and subsequently, save your time and money. Both Divi and Avada are fully multipurpose WordPress theme. This means, no matter what type of website you are building whether it will be a basic blog or a fully-featured online shop using Avada or Divi will give you bundles of features and options.

Both of the themes are excellent and here they are compared based on their features which help you in choosing the right one for your project so let’s get started.

  1. The Page Builder Interface For

Divi

  • Divi does not require a WordPress plugin to the interface.

  • Divi Builder is the heart of Divi, and it is the popular drag and drop page builder tool designed to help users to create their custom page layout, is available when you edit content such as a post or page.

  • Divi Builder was a back-end page builder tool. After a recent update, this page builder now has a front-end WYSIWYG visual editor means you get a live preview of your page as you work on it.

  • You can simply click on an item to start working on it, including editing text in-line.

  • The addition of the unlimited undo and redo history feature, as well as the ability to copy and paste page elements, comes in handy.

  • Divi has an option called “Wire-frame View” that hides your WordPress design and loads your layout the way it is displayed in the default builder. It’s very useful when you need to move things around.

  • The Divi Leads tool gives you a quick and easy way to run A/B tests on your design and content choices

Avada

  • Avada requires to install two desired plugins: Fusion Core and Fusion Builder

  • Avada displaying the menu items for Avada, Fusion Builder, and Fusion Slider, at the top of the admin menu. Which pushes important WordPress sections, such as posts, pages, comments, and plugins, further down the page. Means the menu bar is a little crowded in Avada.

  • Fusion Builder is a back-end drag and drop page builder that can be activated in your posts, pages, and other post types, using the “Use Fusion Builder” button.

  • In comparison to Divi, the simple black, white, and blue colour scheme of Fusion Builder is dull. A little more colour would help make the interface look less dated.

  • On the plus side, the Fusion builder interface is fast loading, functional, and easy to navigate.

  • Fusion Builder is faster than the Divi Builder for creating a layout. As content elements, columns, and containers can be easily deleted, moved around, cloned, and configured.

  1. Prebuilt Layouts and Templates

Divi

  • The Divi Builder had 373 layouts including 48 website packs and new layouts are added regularly. So you can use one of the prebuilt website packs or mix and match the individual page layouts to create your custom website.

  • Each of these prebuilt layouts can be edited by Divi Builder, giving you plenty of control over how your website looks and you can save it for future use too.

  • Divi has several portfolio layouts for publishing your work online. And there is a good selection of internal page layouts that are suitable for creating both corporate and business websites.

  • In Divi, the library of page layouts and website demos contains original photos and illustrations created by the Elegant Themes designers. And they are free to use for website creation including commercial projects, without any licensing restrictions.

Avada

  • The Avada Fusion Builder comes with a good selection of prebuilt templates, and you can either use them as they are or edit them through the drag-and-drop interface.

  • After deciding which demo you would like to import a layout from, you can choose a template from the available option and you can also import an entire website demo in one go.

  • With Fusion Builder, you can save your custom layouts to reuse within your website.

  • With the Fusion Shortcodes feature of Avada, you can select an element you would like to add to your content, and then customize how it will look and function. Some of the shortcode options include customizable alerts, buttons, countdown timers, maps, recent post lists, videos and much more.

  1. Theme Options

Divi:

  • Through the Divi theme options panel, you can make a wide range of changes to your website. This covers social media integration, the number of posts to display at a time, navigation and menu settings, and advertisement management.

  • The theme comes with 30 complete theme child themes, which is referred to as theme demos.

  • Each theme demo is much more complex and in-depth than the layout packs offered in Divi.

  • You can preview the demo before you install it on your website.

Avada

  • In Avada theme options control panel, you can modify almost every aspect of your website. Like changing the layout, customizing the menu sizing, choosing a colour scheme, selecting a header layout and a lot more.

  • In this theme only a small number of site settings can be found in the Customizer, making the back-end theme options panel the place where most of your changes will be made.

  • Through a series of visual customization tools and settings, even a fresher can build a website as per requirement. You also have the option of adding your custom CSS through the theme options panel.

  1. Pricing Information

Divi:

  • To access Divi, you will need to join the Elegant Themes club and payout $89 for one year of access to all of their themes.

  • You also have the option of paying a one-time fee of $249 for lifetime access to all of Elegant Themes plugins and themes, including current and future releases, as well as lifetime access to product updates and the support forums.

  • There is a 30-day money-back guarantee in place, meaning you can try Divi and the other plugins and themes from Elegant Themes risk-free.

Avada

  • Avada is available from the Theme-Forest marketplace for $60 with six months of support from Theme-fusion, the theme developers.

  • This support period can be extended to 12 months by paying an extra $18, and lifetime theme updates are included with every purchase!

  1. Customization Options

Divi:

  • All of the Divi Builder modules can be customized through the WordPress Customizer interface. so that each element on your website works with your overall design.

  • In Divi, you can add your custom CSS to personalize the layouts and the elements associated with it.

  • The Divi Builder allows you to create custom layouts for both posts and pages, using either the original back-end interface or the newer front-end visual editor.

  • You can include multiple rows, and each row can contain multiple columns in your layout. These layouts can then be filled with any of the 46 content modules.

  • Divi allows its users to make changes to their website design in real-time. And most of the settings and options relating to your website design are now changed through the module customizer.

Avada:

  • The Avada theme options are slightly more limited.

  • With a few design customization options, you may struggle to make your layouts as professional.

  • Content elements can be customized and saved to your template library for use in the future.

  • There is an extensive number of design options in the main Avada theme options page. So you cannot see changes in real-time.

  • WordPress Customizer tool allows you to customize your website as per your desire.

  • By using this interface, you can customize the layout settings, typography choices, header properties, footer elements, button styles, color schemes, and much more.

Which theme is right for you will depend on your needs. Both Divi and Avada are finely tuned products, so choose the theme according to your requirement rather than which is best.

I hope you have enjoyed this comparison between Divi and Avada.