Why Divi is the best multipurpose WordPress theme 2017
The Divi theme is probably the only WordPress theme you will ever need.
Not yet convinced? Take a minute and see yourself, why we are so convinced, that Divi is also in 2017 the best WordPress Theme around.
Perfect WordPress theme for beginners and pros
Divi makes it easy to build great looking websites and blogs for any purpose without having to know a single line of code.
Great price and no limits to use Divi
You buy the Divi theme from Elegant themes for 89 USD per year or for 249 USD for a lifetime license. In each case you use Divi for an unlimited amount of websites.
Peace of mind
Divi comes with plenty of features you need for a modern professional website already built in. Hence you do not need to install many plugins and risk security and software compatibility issues.
The best WordPress multipurpose theme
Thanks to the Divi page builder plugin you can create your own individual look for your website. No matter if you like to build a professional website for your services, a blog for your passion or an appealing online store. The Divi theme makes any wishes come to true with ease. And if you like to get a quick start, you may use one the many ready set layout templates that are included in the Divi library.
Advanced Page Builder
Divi will change the way you build websites forever. The advanced page builder makes it possible to build truly dynamic pages without learning code.
The builder comes packed with tons of great modules, and more are on the way! Combine and arrange them in any order. The possibilities are countless.
Divi’s layout has been designed with mobile devices in mind. No matter how you use it, and no matter how you view it, your website is going to look great.
Here to stay
Divi is here to stay, and you can rest easy knowing that our team will be updating and improving it for years to come. Build on top of a powerful foundation.
Advanced Drag & Drop Builder
The Divi Builder was made with user experience at the forefront of its priorities. The way it is broken up into sections, rows, columns and widgets, really allows you to understand and edit the structure of your page. Your editing controls are pulled out of the main content area so that you get a clear and concise representation of how your modules fit into your page layout.
Fully Responsive Layouts
We know that your website needs to be accessible and readable on all devices. We made Divi fully responsive so that your designs look great no matter what. With the builder, you design your desktop website, and we make sure that Divi does the heavy lifting for you.
Ready made layouts for any use case
Divi Ships with a tone of great premade layouts to get you started with a homepage, a portfolio, an eCommerce Storefront, and much more! Check out the theme demo to preview a few of these premade layouts. We’ve even realeased layout packs along the way for portfolios and business focused websites.
Why the Divi theme is the best WordPress multipurpose theme
The Divi Theme by Elegant Themes is the best WordPress multipurpose theme for modern websites. Learn more about pricing, functions and tips in our review! What makes Divi unique is its page builder. The page builder is like something we have never seen. It allows us to drag and drop elements to create custom unique designs. Learn more about it´s powerful features and ease of use. In this article we will introduce you to the WordPress Divi Theme in matter of minutes.
Divi gives you more freedom and flexibility with ease than any other theme as Divi let´s you control the content for each of your pages through the powerful Divi builder plugin. The Divi builder is a simple drag and drop page builder that overlays the standard WordPress text editor. This allows you to build beautiful layouts and designs more quickly and more easily than with any other WordPress theme or plugin we have ever seen before. We want to give you a basic taste of what you can expect from the Divi Theme and it what allows you to do. Basically due to the Divi builder plugin it only takes a few clicks and you get a completely different design. But see yourself how powerful Divi is and how easy it is to use in the following video:
The structure of the Divi Theme
Sections, rows and modules are the elements of the Divi. Everything you build with the Divi Theme consists of sections,rows and modules. Sections are the largest organizational element. Sections encompass various rows of columns and within each row are modules. The Divi theme offers currently 25 modules that can live within rows. Rows can have different number of columns
Section are in blue and inside you see a in green a row, that consists of two columns. Any number of modules can be entered inside of a column and any number of rows can be added inside a section. Also, any number of sections can be added to a page. Moreover, elements can be moved within a page. By dragging and dropping, you may switch the position of the image module on the right and the text module on the left.
Adding new rows in Divi
Click ad row to a new row to your section. A pop up box appears with a bunch of column layouts to choose from. You can select either a one column row, two columns row or three columns row and a bunch of variations of them. After you select the type of row you like it is added to your section. After adding the row, you see your selected amount columns to which you need to add modules in the next step. Click on the insert module button and you get a new pop up with a list of all the different modules the divi theme has to offer. Once you click on any of the modules you get the module settings. All module settings are comprised of three taps.
- General settings
- Advanced design setting
- Custom CSS
In the general settings you find everything you need to build beautiful designs. But if you want to make change to the standard appearance (e.g. seize and spacing of letters) you will these options under the advanced design settings.
And if you are a web developer and you know how to code in CSS, then you can dive into the custom CSS settings.
Each of the standard settings is different for each module. An image module has settings that are related to the image, a text module has settings that are related to the text etc.
In addition to module settings, rows and columns have settings as well. You can access the settings in sections, rows and modules by clicking on the little lines image (Screenshot) For instance, if you like to change the background color of a section in order you can do this via the general settings of the respective section. To add a new section to the page click on the add section button.
Blurb Module – ideal to give an intro about your services, it comes with an icon (Building Service Websites)
Every module, row and section can be duplicated by clicking the copy button.
A quick guide to building a page in Divi:
You have installed and activated the Divi Theme
You have installed and activated the Divi builder
Go to pages in your WordPress dashboard and select add new
Enable the divi builder by clicking the button use the divi builder. The button will enable the divi builder and disable the standard WordPress editor.
First, add some columns. The Divi themes comes with a range of preconfigured layouts for modern websites. But you can also add your own layouts to the library to speed up your web design process. The same goes for single sections. You can add a layout to your library (choose category).
This is very brief overview of what the Divi Theme together with the Divi builder plugin allows you to do.
For what kind of pages might Divi not be a good fit?
The Divi theme enables you to build great modern websites for any purpose. However, if you are aim to build a news site or a blog, Divi is certainly not the best choice. The reason is that the Divi builder makes publishing content a bit more complicated.