Divi is a premium WordPress theme that is versatile as it is flexible. It has many features across a wide spectrum that make it a favorite among WordPress users.
It is an extremely popular WordPress theme, many website designers and non tech savvy folk have used to build websites. The drag and drop design, easy to use modules and customization options make it easy to build websites according to desired specifications quickly and with little working knowledge of web design.
Some features included are,
- Includes many content modules – each module comes with options that allows you to adjust relevant settings.
- 18 pre-made completely customizable layouts that can give you a good start for designing your own website.
- Extremely responsive, adapting to any device to provide an intuitive browsing experience.
- Scroll to the top, support for background video and side navigation.
- Support for WooCommerce, Google maps, MailChimp, Feedburner and Aweber.
- Page builder platform gives layout control over each and every page in the website.
- RTL support is provided. Both the front end website and the builder interface is fully customized for RTL use
- 32 inbuilt language translations.
- Customs CSS for the coding adept users to use their design skills.
- Awarded the Safe Theme Seal from Sucuri.
- Multiple and customizable header options.
- Great support from Elegant Themes, one the oldest WP theme houses and notorious for their quality.
- Theme includes over 1000 new design module settings and theme customizer controls.
- Divi Library included in recent update to save your own customized Divi Builder Layouts.
- Builder can be used to create blog posts as well. The builder transforms elements into visual building blocks.
- A 100% fluid grid comes with the recent upgrade. This allows the customizer to define customs control width, column spacing, menu heights, menu widths and much more, allowing super high resolution displays.
- Header can be uniquely styled and will automatically transition as the visitor scrolls. Navigation bar can be hidden until scrolling commences.
- Navigation bars can be made partly or fully transparent
I’ve also written a full review on the Divi Theme. To encapsulate how I felt about the theme in a few words is rather difficult. One of the standout features of the flagship theme of Elegant Themes is the Divi Builder. The builder, in combination with preset modules makes it possible for people who aren’t familiar with web dev to easily create a fully functional, responsive, search engine friendly websites without having to spend a great deal of time learning web development.
Let us check out some example websites which have used the Divi theme as their framework.
Divi has been used to create the website for this Leeds based design company.
City Hill Church
City Hill Church is a website for the faithful. The Layout options of Divi have been used imaginatively to organize the different sections of the website in an attractive manner. Divi might not be the most common theme used for churches but it does get the job done. If you are looking for themes that are dedicated to religious website you might want to check this list.
Cyklus Vancouver features all the services offered by an innovative indoor cycling studio in British Columbia. The revolution slider lets a visitor peek into the studio to see the biking enthusiasts in action. The products available for sale in the online store have been taken to a separate page altogether.
Fashion or Famine
Fashion or Famine is an online fashion store that showcases clothing. It features a blog page and you can see Divi in action as the size of the header contracts as you begin to scroll down.
Best Little Coffee Shops
Best Little Coffee Shops is a web portal that is used to share information on the friendly coffee shops that they have come across in the course of their travel around the world. The site is informative without being judgemental and you can almost smell the coffee as you browse. Notice how the logo in the header shrinks in size as you begin to scroll down, an awesome well designed site with excellent functionality made possible with Divi.
Academy of Mine
Academy of Mine helps anyone who wants to sell their courses online. It contains many pages and also contains a blog. The homepage supports a ten minute video in a custom color background, explaining how courses can be adapted for online selling.
Mini-You is an interesting Divi theme site website – it offers to sell you miniature figurines of yourself in selected sizes when you send an image or visit one of their booths to be 3D scanned. Divi has been used in this website to keep the drop down menu visible even as you scroll down. Figurine images stay constantly in the background even as you scroll down the homepage.
FloorPlan Online serves as a marketing platform for realtors and photographers featuring content required by buyers and sellers. Divi has been used to build this website in a well organized fashion and there is an easy back to the top option that you can use if you have scrolled too far down the homepage. This saves you the trouble of having to scroll all the way back up to choose from the menu.
A simple website engaged in finding new employees through referrals, FirstBird is built in pleasing colors using the Divi theme.
Slavi Photography’s website is simple and is built on Divi. The homepage supports a video and has links to blog pages.
Metanest belongs to an internet research and marketing company that builds websites and web applications and markets them to provide fully integrated solutions. This Divi based website has been interestingly built with a list of it’s clients being displayed in a ticker like fashion just above the footer.
The Real Deal
The Real Deal serves as a forum for startups and investors to meet, to match one with the other. It works as an interactive live streamed funding event.
GoodWings is a neat website dedicated to travelling. It uses the side navigation bar, a prominent feature of Divi.
Hyphen is the website of a logo designing and brand styling business. The revolution slider placed close to the midpoint between header and footer effectively showcases their latest work. The back to the top arrow takes you right back to the top of the homepage.
Findability is a company that targets leaders in business, technology and marketing leaders with big data and cognitive solutions. It’s website is evocative of new age marketing methods and the support for background video from Divi is used to stunning effect. Layered images move smoothly over customized backgrounds.
A digital marketing agency that delivers solutions using innovative communications and social video, the website of Story Track uses a series of videos to portray their work.
Franzosini is a forwarding and logistics services company. Their website, powered by Divi, is well organised and the sidebar navigation and scroll to the top option makes navigation real easy.
School of Stitch
The stated mission of School of Stitch is to train people in the art of sewing. Their website uses Divi to display their stitching table and the services offered by them in a pleasing fashion. Google maps figures on the website, to direct a visitor to the school clearly and much of the information is contained in collapsible sliders, so that a viewer can navigate to his or her area of interest easily.
Fehr & Peers
Fehr & Peers is a transportation solution company. It has a clean and well laid out website. Its homepage showcases projects completed by them in video format. This website also uses the scroll to top option and side navigation bar of Divi.
This is a marketing business, but with a difference. It claims to effect marketing plans based on soul centered strategies and fine values. It speaks from and to the heart and this is conveyed in the website by using typography options of Divi.
Samui Garden Villa
This is a luxury pool villa in Thailand. The intimate, tranquil and essentially Thai nature of this resort is well brought out in the clear photographs displayed on their website. The website itself is built using the Divi theme.
Social Business Incubator
This is a business that helps entrepreneurs start small businesses that hope to change the world by improving the quality of life with their products or services. Their website, built on Divi uses light and dark shades to good effect.
This New Jersey based web designer has chosen Divi for their website.
A Whole New Life
A website dedicated to the promotion of nutrition and whole grains, the theme used here is Divi.
Breezway is a world leader in louvre windows. The projects completed by them are displayed in a revolution slider on their homepage to good effect. The homepage also supports a video and the whole website has been designed in a pleasing way in different shades of blue.
Windsor Bergen Academy
Windsor Bergen Academy is a quality education provider. It caters to children from pre-K to grade 8 and their website is designed in a child centric fashion and colors using Divi. A nice touch to the site is that the fonts used throughout the site reminds you of a child’s handwriting.
A truly minimal website, the homepage is kept to the bare minimum. Crystal clear photographs take you on a virtual tour of the interiors of a home where you can see the work of the interior designer in detail.
This is also a website that uses Divi as it’s theme.
Tampa Real Estate Insider
A website that aids in property search, the various sections are laid out neatly with a prominent header that displays the logo prominently. The contact details are taken to the side of the homepage along with the search options for property, so you don’t have to move away from the homepage to initiate a search.
A beautiful, beachfront, luxury resort in Cost Rica that is a part of the wildlife tourism circuit, Playa Cativo has chosen to showcase it’s facilities on Divi. The reservation options that is easily located on the top right of the homepage in the header region itself can work to bring in more guests to the resort.
Is Divi The Right Option For You ?
A peek at the websites mentioned above will give a reader an idea of the possibilities in designing a website with the help of Divi theme. So, you need have no hesitation in going ahead and choosing Divi. Perhaps you can drop us a line when you are done, so that we can have a look at your website too.