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Avada vs X-Store Theme comparison [2021]

Avada vs X-Store


AVADA vs X-STORE


X-Store vs Avada, two themes that are sold very well on Themeforest. We compare them, which theme is better suited for your project? Both are very good webshop themes. Apart from the web shops, Avada is suitable for any type of website, a so-called multipurpose theme. Both are packed with settings to adjust every part of the design. Whether this is a good thing is aside, for some it is not for others.

AVADA THEME (X-Store vs Avada)

Avada Theme review


AVADA THEME REVIEW

We start in this Avada vs X-Store comparison with the Avada Theme which does not automatically mean it would be better. 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 666.000+ 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 24.078 people who gave a rating, the average is 4.77 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 7.3 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.





X-STORE THEME (X-Store vs Avada)

X-Store Theme review


X-STORE THEME REVIEW

X-Store is one of the Woocommerce themes that stand out due to its high number of shop demos and numerous special shop features. The theme comes with the most popular page builder out there, Elementor and the Bakery page builder. This theme was specially developed for the construction of web shops and that is noticeable. I can tell you in advance that this is a fantastic theme because I have created a number of shops with it.

X-STORE: RATING

Below you can see the rating that X-Store Theme gets from people who bought the theme, and an average of 4.85 is a score that is rare with themes on the Themeforest Marketplace. This usually means that except for a few haters, everyone gave 5 stars.


X-Store Theme review ratings


X-STORE: INSTALLATION AND DEMOS

Installing X-Store Theme is very easy. The theme does not have a free version so you will have to buy it first and it can simply be installed via the standard Wordpress theme installer.

It is recommended to install one of the many ready-to-go designs. X-Store offers no less than 100+ webshop demos. These are beautiful complete designs for web shops in many niches such as furniture, tools, clothing, etc. In addition, there are 350+ complete sections that you can use in your designs.


X-Store Theme review webshop demos


X-Store Theme comes standard with the Bakery Pagebuilder and the Elementor page builder. Elementor is one of the best page builders out there and especially when we talk about the pro version, so it certainly stands out for my choice. But all 100+ shop demos have both an Elementor and Bakery version as seen above, the choice is yours.


X-Store Theme review  page builders



X-STORE: SPEEDTEST

We perform a speed test on X-Store under quite optimal conditions, so with cache plug-in and all images optimized. This theme does not indicate that it is specialized on loading times, but the results are excellent as can be seen in the image below.

with optimized images and cache plugin

X-Store Theme gtmetrix speedtest


X-STORE REVIEW: CSS/JS GENERATOR

One of the top features that the theme offers to achieve great loading times is the option to only be able to pack the necessary CSS and Javascript together. Thus, your pages will not load any code that is not used on the page.


X-Store Theme review CSS/JS generator


X-STORE: HEADER BUILDER

Advanced styling options and multiple HTML elements in the headers, anything is possible. X-Store also has a lot of standard header styles that can be installed with 1 click.



X-STORE: WOO PRODUCT PAGEBUILDER

Okay, let's start with the countless Woocommerce features that X-Store offers. With the Woocommerce Product Pagebuilder you can really customize everything on the product pages without having any technical knowledge. You will be amazed at the ease with which you can style your page yourself.


X-Store Theme review Woocommerce product page builder


X-STORE: WOOCOMMERCE AJAX FEATURES

Ajax more or less means that you do not have to go to another page for certain actions, but that they run via a pop-up. Search, filter, wish list and shopping cart can all be opened in a pop up. You can set all this yourself, what is and what is not.


X-Store Theme review Woocommerce ajax features


X-STORE: WOOCOMMERCE EMAIL BUILDER

I have been a web designer for 15 years and many customers want to be able to check the emails sent by their shop. There have been plugins for this for a number of years, but this is the first time that I see that a theme has integrated it. X-Store thinks of everything you could wish for in your shop, we have a top Woocommerce theme to do here.



X-STORE: WOO OFF-CANVAS FEATURES

A number of topics have already been discussed above at "Ajax features" so I will not list everything. Below in the image you can see that products can be viewed quickly, your account information or your shopping cart.


X-Store Theme review Woocommerce off canvas features


X-STORE REVIEW: PREMIUM PLUGINS

To be honest, I don't know of any other theme that has over $ 500 worth of 3rd party plugins in its arsenal. Of course there are certainly themes that have practically all functions of these plugins and more just as standard in their theme, such as with Divi Theme is the case.


X-Store Theme review premium plug-ins


X-STORE THEME REVIEW: PRICING

In my opinion, the price of $ 39 is very okay, but only if you are looking for a good webshop theme for only 1 project. In the case of 2 or more web shops, other themes are much more attractively priced and in some cases even better than X-Store. Check here the best webshop themes for [2021]. X-Store is so specialized in the webshop that if you are looking for a theme for a different type of project such as a blog or company website, I would certainly choose another theme.


X-STORE THEME REVIEW: CONCLUSION

First of all, thank you for reading my X-Store Theme review to the end. There is nothing bad to say about this theme. This is one of the best themes there is to build web shops and it is rising in the rankings and it is better with every upgrade. It works perfectly with the Elementor page builder and that's great too. Yet it is true that, as I indicated in the chapter for the price above, that boss is boss.

The perfect theme for shops & websites is Divi and Astra is a very close second. These themes can be installed on multiple sites and the Divi Theme for example costs only $ 89, and comes with the Divibuilder full version! X-Store comes with Elementor, but that's the free version we're talking about, not the pro version.

Avada vs X-Store conclusion

First of all, thank you for reading this X-Store vs Avada comparison to the end. X-Store is one of the best themes for creating a webshop and I would rather choose Avada for websites. However, this only applies if you only need to provide one site with a theme. If you want more value for money, it is better to buy a theme that you can use on as many sites as you want and at the same time are even better themes. My tip is buy Divi, best sold and appreciated theme in the world or possibly Astra if you want to work with a super-fast theme.




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