Hello vs Inspiro Theme comparison  💥
Inspiro vs HELLO, we compare these themes on loading speed, number of demos, quality of the demos, type of page builder they use and how easy they are to adjust. Hello and Inspiro are both freely available on Wordpress.org. However, a pro version is also available for Inspiro.
HELLO THEME (Inspiro vs Hello)
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 1.000.000+ 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.
INSPIRO THEME (Inspiro vs Hello)
In this Inspiro Theme review we take a look at the most important features of this theme . It has recently made a rapid rise to a high listing on Wordpress.org. This suggests that we are dealing with a very good theme here.
Inspiro Theme review: Rating
If we check Inspiro's rating on Wordpress.org, we see that practically all raters gave 5 stars except for a few haters. The theme has now been installed on more than 10.000 websites. That is a pretty high number for a relatively new theme.
Inspiro Theme review: Demo's
The Inspiro theme offers 10 beautiful demo layouts. We are talking about the pro version here, the free version only has 1 I believe. The free version is often downloaded because despite the lack of many demos, this theme is extremely suitable for people who want to work with a Youtube or Vimeo background or slider. That is the specialty of this theme.
Inspiro Theme review: Webshops
Inspiro doesn't excel at building webshops but the pro version doesn't come alone, you can choose from 36 different themes that are included in the WP-Zoom membership, many of which are better equipped for webshops than Inspiro. The theme is 100% compatible with Woocommerce, but if you are going to build a webshop then choose a theme like Astra or another theme from my top 10 for webshop themes.
Inspiro Theme review: Speed
The Inspiro theme is a minimalist theme and can therefore be called fast. The bare theme with no extra plugins with just a well-configured cache plugin produced the result presented above. Of course you can optimize your website yourself for loading time. Follow this tutorial here.
Inspiro Theme review: Pagebuilders
The Inspiro theme uses its own page builder by default, but is compatible with the Elementor page builder, Beaverbuilder, and practically all top page builders out there for Wordpress. I recommend installing Elementor for free, but much better of course the pro version.
Inspiro Theme review: Style Kits
Inspiro offers 6 different very extensive Style Kits. In the image below you can see how easy this works, choose a style and you're done. Smaller adjustments can be made to the style later.
Video Autoplay op Mobiel & Tablet
In its own words, Inspiro is unique in the fact that both self-hosted, Youtube and Vimeo videos play automatically on all devices. So also on tablet and mobile.
Inspiro Theme review: Conclusion
It is clear that a lot is possible with Inspiro. In terms of video backgrounds and video slider, this theme is at the highest level and is therefore often downloaded as a free version via Wordpress.org. The autoplay function on mobile devices is of course also great.
As soon as we talk about the pro version, we are suddenly talking about 36 different niche themes that are included in the membership. Although each theme can be purchased separately, this is so stupid because the price difference is very small. In the pack are themes for every task and niche you can imagine. WP-Zoom has put together a very complete selection here. Memberships usually deliver a lot more bang for the buck than just a theme, just like Divi is the case.
Inspiro vs Hello conclusion
First of all, thank you for reading this Inspiro vs Hello comparison until the end. Both themes are 100% compatible with Elementor page builder which is great. If you have the money to install Elementor Pro I would, the difference between free and pro is very big. Hello is made especially for Elementor. If you don't want to use Elementor, forget about Hello because on its own it's worth nothing. Both themes load very quickly and I can recommend them both.
Tip: There are themes that are ranked much higher in my top 10 themes for  than Hello and Inspiro. The themes in this list are of course very good alternatives to Inspiro and Hello.