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Jupiter vs Flatsome Theme comparison [2021]

Jupiter vs Flatsome comparison


JUPITER vs FLATSOME


Flatsome vs Jupiter, two very popular Wordpress themes for years. Both Jupiter and Flatsome are currently among the best-selling themes on the Themeforest marketplace. Both themes also receive a very good rating from their users. Let's see which theme offers more value for money.



JUPITER THEME (Flatsome vs Jupiter)

Jupiter Theme review


We start in this Jupiter vs Flatsome comparison with the Jupiter Theme which does not automatically mean it would be better. This Jupiter review will show you what a great theme Jupiter is. With 150.500+ sales the Jupiter theme of Artbees from the start in 2013 has been one of the best-selling WordPress themes at ThemeForest. Apart from the fact that it has been in the top for almost 7 years, it has a beautiful 4.75 star rating. More than 5,000 reviews were issued at the start of [2021], which means that practically all buyers are extremely satisfied with the theme they have purchased. Jupiter not only has everything to be able to build a stunning website, it was built on speed. The pages load very quickly and it has a good SEO.

Artbees is steadily continuing to improve this theme and provide more demos. So the totally new version Jupiter X was recently released with lots of new gadgets and now supported by the Elementor pagebuilder. We are enthusiastic about the use of the Elementor page builder because in principle there is no better one besides the Divi Builder. Elementor also offers extra extensions that will be of great help to you when building your blog, webshop or website. The Elementor pagebuilder offers enormous flexibility and together with the Customizer tools in Jupiter X is that everything you need for your project.


Elementor page builder


Jupiter X-theme review complete list of functions

Jupiter X currently has no less than 240+ different demo sites . These are divided into 8 categories. These demo sites are built using the Elementor page builder which means that this can also be used to edit the demos. Elementor page builder is the tool for making quick adjustments and building new content.


Jupiter headers


Jupiter X comes bundled with a number of top extensions to give even more power to Elementor:

  • Raven - Raven has been developed by Artbees itself to add extra widgets to Elementor with which one can adjust the header & footer without having to buy the PRO version from Elementor.
  • Jet add-ons - More of the same, also the JET plug-ins add more widgets and functions to Elementor to make editing your site even easier.

Built into Jupiter X are a number of premium plug-ins - including, for example, the 3 best slider plug-ins that can be found for Wordpress: Revolution Slider, LayerSlider and Master Slider, and the Bakery pagebuilder.


Jupiter premium plug-ins


Header, footer and page content can easily be adjusted with Elementor. The same goes for the portfolio and blog pages thanks to the Elementor widgets that were added via the add-on plug-ins. The Worpdress Customizer is used for all other types of adjustments such as global styling, single blog pages or Woocommerce shopping pages.

Importing templates

We will now import one of the demo sites we discussed above in this Jupiter X review. After installing the Jupiter X theme you immediately install the required and additional plug-ins via the installation wizard.


Jupiter X review plug-ins


Via the Template Area (Jupiter X >> Templates) you can quickly import a demo website by clicking on "import" and then selecting your desired demo. It is possible to preview the demo first.


Jupiter X review templates

New Elementor widgets and templates

Another advantage of the bundled Elementor extensions of the new Jupiter X is that you get a lot of new widgets available:


Jupiter X review jet elements


In addition, you also get new Jupiter X block templates that you can use, as well as:


Jupiter review blocks

Elementor Header Builder

To help you create your header, Jupiter X starts with 20 different header templates to choose from. From there you can further customize things with your new Elementor widgets. Jupiter X supports mega menus, sticky headers, and transparent headers. And you also get the option to use different headers, depending on the device of a visitor. For example, you can choose to use a side menu with sliders on mobile devices.

Blog, archive & portfolio builder

The bundled Elementor add-ons also give you a number of widgets with which you can display blog posts and portfolio items on your website. You can use this to construct special archive pages. For example, first ask yourself what kind of content should be displayed, say blog posts vs portfolio items. Afterwards you can style the rest with Elementor and choose which elements to include such as the name of the author.


Jupiter portfolio's


Jupiter X WordPress Customizer

For other changes we use the Wordpress Customizer with all elements installed by Jupiter. Instead of using the standard sidebar control in the Customizer, we use the custom pop-up setting frame in Jupiter X which appears as soon as you click on an item in the customizer:


Jupiter customizer


Scrolling vertically can make it difficult to use the WordPress Customizer. The pop-up can be dragged across the screen so that it does not get in the way of what you are doing. The 2 most important functions in the customizer are:

Blog single layout

The first of these 2 functions is the management of your blog posts (including the archive, but adapting with Elementor) regarding layout and design. Jupiter X already comes with different choices of beautiful blog layouts. Multiple functions can be switched on and off and metadata can be added. The buttons for social sites and related messages immediately caught the eye of writer of theme reviews. These can also be turned off if desired.


Jupiter X review customizer blog


WooCommerce-shop customizer

Woocommerce shop owners will be particularly pleased with the many customization options for both store pages and product pages:


Jupiter customizer Woocommerce


Other Customizer settings

In addition to the settings for Woocommerce and the single blog page in the customizer, it naturally has many more settings such as: colors, fonts, header behavior, sidebar settings, footer settings.

The 404 and maintenance page can also be adjusted, which even makes it possible to use an Elementor template for these 2 functions. A third-party maintenance mode plugin is superfluous with Jupiter X because that function is already included.


Jupiter maintenance mode


Jupiter X page/post level check

Via the meta-box post options you get additional settings in Jupiter X if you work with a single post or page. This offers extra flexibility when working with the WP editor and Elementor. Settings that can be adjusted here include spacing, sidebar usage, adjusting the layout including its width. Switching styles, header, footer or title bar settings, related posts and social can also be set here.

Compatible with WPML

WPML-support

Ready for translation with WPML with which you can create multilingual websites.


Check Jupiter theme




FLATSOME THEME (Flatsome vs Jupiter)

Flatsome Wordpress Theme review


There are many Wordpress themes that declare themselves as the perfect shopping theme. Flatsome is one of them. In this Flatsome theme review, we investigate the qualities of Flatsome. For starters, let's see what others thought about it based on reviews they received. There were 5576 customers who gave them a rating, the average of which is 4.80 out of 5. This is very high and also explains the large number of sales, the theme has already been sold 150.500+ times.

Flatsome came on the market at the end of 2013 and we are not talking about a theme in its infancy, but about themes that have been improved for 7 years and that practically have no bugs for that reason. Also, such a theme will not be taken off the market quickly, so you can enjoy it for years.

Flatsome review: Woocommerce

So Flatsome is specialized in e-commerce and mainly in collaboration with Woocommerce, the most popular Wordpress plug-in for shops. My finding is that the theme indeed has a lot to offer in this area. It is even possible to style all product pages differently as shown below and checkout pages can also be adjusted via the CMS (no coding).


Flatsome Woocommerce unlimited product page layouts


Other cool shop features that Flatsome offers are wishlist, sticky header, live product-search, unlimited forms. The goal of the builders of this theme was as much functionality as possible, which is as easy to operate as possible.


Flatsome Wordpress theme review Woo-features


Flatsome review: Headers

Another feature that impressed me while writing this Flatsome Wordpress theme review is the ease with which one changes the header. Even more impressive is the header builder with which you build your own header within a few minutes, exactly how you want it. See the 2 photos below.


Flatsome Woocommerce Headers

Flatsome Woocommerce HeaderBuilder


Flatsome review: UX Builder

Just like Avada has its own page builder called Fusion Builder and Kallyas its Zion Builder, Flatsome has its UX Builder. These are all very good page builders that are used exclusively in their own theme. Often with such page builders you can work almost as well as with the top page builders in the market, although there are clearly fewer options.

Watch a small video below to see how the UX Builder works. The video takes only 9 minutes.



Flatsome review: SEO

We're going to talk about SEO in this Flatsome review. Below is an image where Flatsome claims to be the fastest theme on Themeforest. I wonder if that is really the case because there are many candidates for that, but at least the theme has a good loading time. If you are looking for the fastest themes out there read my article about this topic.


Flatsome Wordpress theme review SEO


Flatsome review: Elements

Like all premium themes, Flatsome is full of elements that you can use on your pages through their page builder. I am not going to list them all, by looking at the image below, you will immediately know everything.


Flatsome Wordpress theme review elements

Flatsome Wordpress theme review elements


Closing comment

Of course, Flatsome can do a lot more than I have listed here in my Flatsome theme review. Take a look at their own site if your interest has been piqued. Flatsome is one of the top themes today, especially for building shops. So it is well worth the money, incidentally it also has fantastic documentation and support.

Flatsome vs Jupiter conclusion

First of all, thank you for reading this Jupiter vs Flatsome comparison to the end. Both of these themes load fairly quickly and are both great for creating web shops. Jupiter comes with the Elementor pagebuilder, Flatsome with its own UX-Builder. If one wants to spend the money to upgrade to Elementor Pro then of course it works a lot better than with the UX-Builder.

The problem these themes have is that there are much better themes like Astra and Divi which are also sold at more attractive prices. Before making up your mind, I recommend that you read my best themes for [2021].




Divi


WP-Engine


Astra



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