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Avada vs Generatepress comparison for [2021]

Avada vs Generatepress comparison [2021]


AVADA vs GENERATEPRESS


Generatepress vs Avada, these two themes are quite different. We know that Generatepress was primarily built to beat all loading times of other themes. Avada, on the other hand, is very proud that absolutely everything can be adjusted without knowing anything about HTML. As far as I know, both themes are also extremely suitable for building web shops. Let's see what the better theme is.

AVADA THEME (Generatepress vs Avada)

Avada Theme review


AVADA THEME REVIEW

Today, in this Avada Theme review for [2021], we are going to take a look at why the theme is so popular. It has been in the first place in the list of best-selling products and themes in the equally popular marketplace for 6 years Themeforest which sells Wordpress material. The theme has been sold more than 645.000 times, which is close to the most popular theme there is, the Divi Theme.

Not only was the theme sold frequently, it also has one of the best ratings on Themeforest. Of the 23,200 people who gave a rating, the average is 4.76 out of 5, which is very high. This theme is multipurpose, which means that it is suitable for any type of website. So you can build webshop, corporate websites, blog, showcases and so on. Just what you want. We are going to review all the top aspects of Avada and the improvements of Avada since the brand new version 6.2 one by one.

AVADA WEBSHOPS

Webshops are very popular nowadays and the number of shops in the internet is increasing rapidly. No wonder a theme like Avada is completely prepared for building shops. In recent years, both laymen and professionals have mainly built their shops with Woocommerce. Avada works perfectly with Woocommerce and all known Woocommerce plugins.


Avada Theme review webshops


You can display up to six columns of products on the category pages. While writing this Avada Theme review, I was particularly impressed by all the special options Avada offers for Woocommerce such as product sliders and product carousels, quickview, and extensive search functions. This is no coincidence either, the Avada and Woocommerce teams work closely together.

AVADA'S FUSION BUILDER

In their own words, the best page builder out there, but here I have to protest. The Fusion Builder is a very good page builder but at least in the ranking below the top 3 page builders which are the Divi Builder, Elementor and Thrive Architect. But as mentioned, the Fusion Builder is of course a very nice tool to build a website with.

Fusion Builder is a drag and drop front-end page builder with great features such as being able to save layouts for reuse elsewhere. More than 60 different elements that can be drawn into your design such as buttons, sliders, images, titles, in short too many to mention. Everything you may need is there. You can also use all types of shortcodes in the page builder. If you want to know more about the Fusion Builder or rather see the page builder in action, watch the short video below.



AVADA'S FOOTER BUILDER

With Avada you can design your own footers with complete freedom as shown in the before-after image below. The same goes for your 404 pages and search pages.


Avada Theme review footers


AVADA'S DEMO IMPORTER

Avada lets you import beautiful demos into your website with a few simple clicks. You have a ready-made website to start with. Customize the logo, photos and post your own text. In this way, people build a website much faster than starting with a clean slate. Avada offers 66 complete website demos. Website demos should not be confused with page demos. Some themes have hundreds of them, but they are not complete sites, but pages.


Avada Theme review demo import


AVADA THEME REVIEW: SETTINGS

Avada has separate settings for the website as a whole and for pages. This ensures that everything remains very clear. The options panels come very handy with a search function so that one does not have to search endlessly for a certain option as was often the case in the past and still with other themes. The Avada options are so complete that you can really set everything up your own way. Over the years, feed has obviously not been overlooked.


Avada Theme review settings


AVADA'S MEGAMENU

Avada offers you one of the best mega menus out there. You do not need to buy and install additional plugins for this. Widgets such as video, forms and images can be used in the menu. Choose the number of columns up to a maximum of six. Adjustable width, so full width or a number of pixels which you set yourself. The width of each column can also be set separately. In addition to menu items, you can store icons (small images).


Avada Theme review megamenu


AVADA'S SUPPORT

Avada employs no less than 20 people who are fully committed to providing support. These are extremely professional people with years of experience in this field. If you need help, you never have to wait long for a good answer and support.


Avada Theme review support


AVADA THEME REVIEW: MY OPINION

My conclusion for this Avada Theme review for [2021] is that it is a great theme. It is really possible to create any type of website, it cannot be much more multifunctional. The theme builder works pleasantly and quickly. Everything is very clear and speaks for itself. This theme is very suitable for people without experience, but can also be used by professionals. I have not come across much that can be considered a shortcoming. An A-B test tool could be added and have pop-ups like a few other top themes like Divi. However, these are certainly not necessary functions.

AVADA THEME REVIEW: PRICING

The Avada theme costs $ 60, which seems like a great price. The fact is, if you put $ 30 on it, you will have the Divi Theme which is even better. Avada has a license for only 1 website, you can use Divi on as many sites as you want.

A better alternative is the best-selling theme in the world, the Divi Theme. If we compare the prices, they immediately receive support for a year. You will not only receive a theme, but a membership that includes 86 other premium themes and many plug-ins. If you want to spend a little more money, you immediately have lifelong support there, cost $ 249. Sometimes cheaper when they have offers. If in doubt, read our Divi Theme review, or check out the real Divi website right away.





GENERATEPRESS THEME (Generatepress vs Avada)

Generatepress Theme review



Generatepress is a theme that was specially built to load fast in a browser and it does. Generatepress has practically the same properties as a theme as Astra, the two look are as two drops of water similar. The Generatepress code is compressed only 15kb, so very small.

The Generatepress free version can be downloaded here but is of course incomplete. So we are talking about the premium version even if we do not always say this. This comes in the form of premium plugins and a library full of 1-click demo websites just like Astra.

Generatepress Speedtests

In this Generatepress theme review we run a test at GT-Metrix and Pingdom, 2 renowned speed tests to see if it really is that fast. The results are shown in the images below.


Generatepress theme review GtMetrix


At GT-Metrix (above) the Generatepress demo scores 99% and 98%, which means that only 1% of measured sites were faster. Such a small percentage can be quickly influenced by distance to the server and internet speed. At Pingdom (bottom) it also scores 99% and the absolute loading time was 247 msec. A quarter of a second and the complete site has finished loading! These are, of course, phenomenal results. We can safely say that there are no faster Wordpress themes, at most as fast. In the Generatepress vs Astra comparison, we have to say that Astra is just a bit faster.


Generatepress theme review Speedtest


Make generation press even faster?

Generatepress itself recommends the free plugin Autoptimize which was downloaded more than a million times. Autoptimize allows you to combine and shrink HTML, CSS and JS. It also makes an external file available to the browser with the new code so that browsers can cache it. If you want to know how to set up this plugin perfectly for Generationpress, check the info for that right here.

Generatepress Webshops

Generatepress Premium gives you total control over the popular shop plugin Woocommerce. Pictures speak 100 words fast, watch the video quickly that only takes 2 minutes about Woocommerce adjustments.



Generatepress review Design

The Generatepress design is simple but very beautiful at the same time. Simplicity is the new fashion, people no longer like too much fuss nowadays. Websites should load quickly, look decent on all devices, and everything should work fine. If you were looking for a theme with such features, Generatepress is definitely for you.

Generatepress review Demo designs

Most non-professional people and also some pros like to start a website through a headstart. This can be done by loading a demo website into your theme. Once loaded, it is your job to use the editor to put in your own logo, adjust the images and texts. This way you can quickly create your own design. The image below quickly shows some of these designs, those for Elementor. Those for "without editor", BeaverBuilder et cetera can be quickly found on their own site under the tab "Site library" in the menu.


Generatepress Elementor demos


Generatepress page builders

Generatepress WP-page-builders


As a writer of this Generatepress theme review, I definitely recommend working with one of the top page builders. We are talking about Divibuilder, Elementor, Thrive Architect and BeaverBuilder. Personally, I hate the Gutenberg editor anyway, the former WP editor was much better, which can be seen from the millions of plugin downloads from this classic editor.

Schema Markup

Generatepress has Schema Markup built in. You can use this to add microdata to your HTML or let your theme do this for you automatically. This extra information is liked by Google and therefore Google will present your pages in the search results in a better way. Astra PRO, the biggest competitor of Generatepress, also has a plug-in for it named Schema PRO.

Generatepress review Video

If you want to know how easily and quickly you can adjust your site yourself with Generatepress, watch the short video below as quickly (takes 3 minutes).



Generatepress Premium pricing

For $ 50 you get access to all the plugins and demos that you can install on as many sites as you want. This is the price for a year. Each subsequent year you will get a 40% discount on the price, something few themes offer.

Generatepress vs Avada conclusion

First of all, thank you for reading this Generatepress vs Avada comparison to the end. These are both great themes, it depends on what your goal is which theme is more interesting for you. I personally prefer a lightning-fast theme to one with thousands of settings to customize ales. A sober design works great these days and speed is a must. Avada is nice for hobbyists and people who like to tinker with their website, Generatepress is better for companies who want to have a fast clear site and make money with their website. Incidentally, Avada becomes very expensive if you have multiple sites because there are no discounts and you will have to buy a separate license for each site.



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