Since its launch in 2013, Divi WordPress theme has marketed itself to be the best WordPress theme with a frontend visual builder. The frontend visual builder allows the developer to create page directly from the frontend continuing to visualize the design.
Despite being the prime feature of the theme, the page builder gave people a hard time. It wasn’t until recently when the theme update to version 3.0 came up, the page builder started working flawlessly. In the review, we discuss every feature of Divi theme which makes it stand out as well as makes it bite the dust.
The best factor which makes the theme standout in the over-crowded market is the Frontend page builder. It is extremely rare for a theme to provide a frontend builder which is this good. The page builder provides you with all the options you might need to customize your page. It is also loaded with pre-designed 40+ page builder components. These component help you build page quite faster than you could imagine.
Templates: To add to the speed, the theme comes with over 20 pre-built page templates. These page templates are ready to use for your website. All you need to do is customize the content, add your images and you should be good to go. These templates are highly professional and mobile responsive. This makes the theme easy to use for a WordPress beginner too.
Divi Layouts: Layouts are an arrangement of components and partitions on the page. For those who do not prefer using pre-built templates, the theme comes with several pre-built layouts. These layouts help you set up the page structure with ease. The templates are optimized for mobile layouts as well.
Multi-purpose: The theme flaunts its 20+ templates in multiple fields of work. Divi theme can be used to create a website for almost any business or service you plan. It is a one-time solution for a developer for all his clients. A developer can purchase a multi-license theme and keep using the Divi theme for all the clients.
Integrated with all you need: Divi theme is WooCommerce enabled out of the box. It supports all the shortcodes and API calls of WooCommerce. It also contains custom product layouts and components. It also has an inbuilt customizer to help you customize the theme styling further. Thus, you need not worry about being stuck to the same color theme for all the clients
Touch of Perfection: Below images show a few Divi theme page samples. These samples clearly portray the sharpness of the theme design. It comes with multiple menu layouts to help you customize your theme navigation as you need.
When it comes to using a new theme, development support is the most important aspect of any theme. Divi WordPress theme has the best support eco-system to solve all your development problems. It provides a maximum turn-around time of 24 hours. However, there is also a live chat support available to help you get going faster.
Too many options
Although this might be great for an experienced developer, the number of options this theme provides could be overwhelming for a new user. It was noticed around 2015 that the job posting for Divi theme developers were increasing owing to the same concern.
Unless you have a really good server, the site is going to take some time to come up. This is practically normal for a theme so big. However, the page builder script takes time to render the page components as every component requires a wrapper around it. This wrapper will be processed after the entire page has loaded.
Final Word: If you are an experienced developer looking to serve your clients faster, this is the theme for you. It is user-friendly, offers great design, has mobile responsive layouts out of the box and comes with a number of pre-built components to make your work easy.In a nutshell, this theme is a one-stop solution for all your clients. Once mastered, you would definitely stand out in the market.