Divi vs Hello Theme comparison  💥
DIVI THEME (Divi vs Hello)
Divi is the best-selling Wordpress theme ever...
This Divi-Theme review for  shows you the latest improvements and the eye-catching features of Divi. We're not going to give boring bullet points and lists of options that can be found on the Elegant Themes website although I noticed that they also try to keep their site as exciting as possible, and of course that the Divi website is a true work of art...
DIVI ADVANCED GRADIENTS
Let's start with the 2 newest features that show Divi has the best stuff by far. Anyone who has worked with Photoshop, Corel or similar photo editing programs will know how to build gradients in all the colors of the rainbow. The same is now in Divi called Advanced Gradient Builder, the feature offers unlimited possibilities in terms of gradients. There is of course no theme that has this at the moment, although they will certainly copy it. They do that with everything Divi invents.
DIVI LAYOUT CLOUD
And we will immediately continue with the next feature that has no other theme. The feature is called Divi Layout Cloud. It allows you to instantly use sections, columns, complete pages, images, videos, audios, and anything else you put in the Cloud while you work on any websites you have. The time savings that this feature brings is unprecedented. An absolute must for every professional web designer and certainly design agencies.
Divi 1-click demo lay-outs
Watch a video right here on how Divi's Woocommerce-Builder proceeds. A decent theme has fantastic options to create a webshop with it and that is more than the case with Divi. The theme gives an incredible amount of options to customize product and category pages by means of the WooBuilder and the WooModules. View here all 229 different Divi-demos (1685 templates). Insane numbers!
The Divi demo library contains many beautiful shop layouts that you can install in your project with 1 click. Complete styling of your shop is really a piece of cake with the WooBuilder. Everything can be adjusted very quickly at the front-end. All available demos were of course made with the Divibuilder discussed below, along with Elementor Pro considered to be the best page builders out there.
The DiviBuilder is the perfect page builder for Wordpress and an absolute pleasure to work with. The page builder works very precisely, which means on the website itself it looks just like where you are working. Everything you want to use such as elements and effects are easy to find and you can build pages very quickly with it.
If you purchase Divi, the DiviBuilder is also included as a separate plug-in in your package and can be used in other themes. Test the DiviBuilder right now on the Divi website click the purple "Try it for free" button at the top.
DIVI THEME SPEED
In the meantime, no theme wants to lag behind in terms of loading times or speed, as Google attaches more and more value to it. Divi recently received a speed upgrade and has become one of the fastest loading themes available for Wordpress. Unbelievable that 1 theme can beat all other themes on all fronts... Watch here a video and more information about Divi's Speed Upgrade.
With Divi Effect, images can be tuned at lightning speed. Change the exposure, colors, invert the image, apply sepia colors or make the image transparent (percents can be set). Changing images in Divi and not in a PC program ensures that your image remains undamaged and can be further modified quickly at any time. We give 10 points for this tool in this Divi Theme review.
Watch here a video and more information about Divi's Transforms here. With Divi Transforms practically everything is possible on texts and images, rotate, mirror, skew object just like in Photoshop's "CTRL+T". A fantastic tool that has no other theme as far as I know.
DIVI SHAPE DIVIDERS
This feature really makes your website shine, the competition will be jealous of your site. It used to be quite a challenge even for professional web designers to get such shapes into blocks. This is no longer the case with the DiviBuilder, because anyone without technical knowledge can now do this with the greatest of ease, including you! Watch here a video and more information about Divi's Shape Dividers.
DIVI BULK EDIT
Colleagues who have been building websites for years also remember how we used to repeat actions endlessly. If you had 6 blocks that you wanted to change the style of, you had to work 6 times. That is no longer necessary with Divi's Bulk Edit, you can make the adjustments for all 6 blocks at the same time. This feature saves you an incredible amount of time. Watch here a video and more information about Divi's Bulk Editing.
DIVI DROP SHADOWS
You no longer need Photoshop to create shadows for images. Photoshop is not only a very expensive program but also takes much longer than Divi's Drop Shadows. Another advantage is that the original image remains intact and additional styles can be added later or the shadow can be adjusted if necessary. Watch herea video and more information about Divi's Drop Shadows.
DIVI SPLIT TESTING
Every business wants as many leads and conversions as possible, so they regularly try to improve pages to get more out of them. However, Divi Leads makes it a lot easier for you. You can create as many different versions of a layout or text as you want. These are then presented alternately to your visitors. Divi keeps track of the statistics for you which versions score better. Watch here a video and more information about Divi's Split Testing.
Divi and the Divibuilder have so many gadgets and options that I could make the page of this Divi Theme Review 3x as long, but the best is to have a look here at the Divi Website and see the rest there.
DIVI THEME REVIEW: PRICING
At Divi you do not buy a theme, but a membership. This membership gives you access to 86 premium themes including Divi and a number of top plugins and a library of images. In terms of price, this certainly makes Divi more interesting than other themes, since it is only slightly more expensive per year than an average other theme. These "other themes" usually only provide support for half a year, which in my opinion is very little. After that, you usually pay a lot to get extra support.
If you can spend $249 one-time, you have the complete package for life with lifetime support. Especially for companies with a few websites, this is by far the most interesting solution as you will never need anything else to build perfect websites. Using this link you'll get at least 10% discount.
DIVI THEME REVIEW: SUMMARY
I'm going to keep it short and sweet here in the conclusion of this Divi theme review for . With Divi you get value for money, it is a well-oiled machine for building websites from the ground. Divi has no weaknesses or shortcomings. Regardless of whether you are creating a webshop, a corporate website or a private site, you will always be delighted that you have purchased Divi. Join the 806,875+ members they already have, you won't regret it.
Divi offers a one-month money-back guarantee, so if you don't like it, you can always ask for your money back. Other themes do not give you this, but Divi knows that you will be satisfied.
HELLO THEME (Hello vs Divi)
In April 2020, Elementor released its own theme, the Hello Elementor theme. Not a bad idea because many people wondered which theme to use with Elementor, that is now more or less clear.
Since Elementor has so many possibilities, there is sometimes a battle between Elementor and a Wordpress theme, which also offers the same possibilities. That is redundant and not necessary. People prefer to use a theme like Hello Elementor, which leaves everything to the page builder but in itself offers a stable basis for the website.
Of course there are also themes such as Astra Pro which is also fully focused on Elementor and only extends it extra. Such a theme is of course a lot better than Hello, but one must have a great knowledge of themes and page builders to know this at all.
Hello has a 4.5 out of 5 rating on Wordpress.org. A number of people apparently expect something special and think it is too basic, at least that is my conclusion. However, it is seen that the theme has already been installed on 901.000+ websites despite its short existence, which is unprecedented.
HELLO LOADING TIME
We are doing 2 tests, the first without a cache plugin, the second with the best cache plugin installed, WP-Rocket. As expected, the theme loads very quickly, it is after all a minimalist theme.
Without WP-Rocket cache plugin
With WP-Rocket cache plugin
Creating a child theme is not that difficult, but you still need to know how. For those of you who don't know, on Github becomes a ready-made child theme for Hello Elementor offered. Ultimately, a child theme is little more than a functions.php file and a style.css stylesheet. Install both the theme itself and the child theme with the same name. Activate the child theme and you can edit these files there. If you upgrade your theme, these files will not be overwritten if you changed them.
After you have installed the theme, you will see that there is really little of a theme, which is also the intention. There are no sidebars, no footer and no header. There are no theme settings as other themes have and you cannot adjust anything via the WP customizer. Everything is left to Elementor with this theme, but don't worry because Elementor can do everything.
Elementor allows you to construct the complete pages and posts through sections and columns using its templates as shown below.
ELEMENTOR PAGE DESIGNS
You don't have to build everything yourself, of course. Elementor offers demo layouts for pages from which you can start the design. This is something that premium themes also offer, but Elementor can do the same and more as most of these themes.
Despite the fact that Elementor Free is a nice page builder, the difference with Elementor Pro is huge. Only here will you get full control over your header, footer, and hundreds of demo designs. The Pro version contains 50+ extra widgets compared to the free version, form builders and a sea of options for shops with Woocommerce. It is highly recommended to upgrade to Elementor Pro. Via the button below you can read my review for Elementor Pro.
Hello vs Divi conclusion
First of all, thank you for reading this Hello vs Divi comparison to the end. Working with Divi and its page builder as well as with the combination of Hello + Elementor Pro is a real pleasure. Both are capable of anything and together they form the elite of the themes / page builders out there, there is nothing better. I don't want to declare a winner here because it's just a matter of taste, the quality is the same. A good web design agency should have both Divi and Elementor Pro available to build websites.