5 Reasons why Divi by Elegant Themes is the Best for WordPress

by | Jun 1, 2022 | WordPress, Divi

You’re ready to build your next WordPress website. But you’re still haunted by memories of your regular theme’s limitations. Well, if you’re looking for the last WordPress theme you will ever try out, then look no further. Divi by Elegant Themes has everything you will need to do whatever you want, especially with a small handful of Divi-specific plugins.

Why you should use Divi as your WordPress theme

Divi is a great WordPress theme for several reasons:

Customization

Divi offers a high degree of customization, allowing users to easily change the look and feel of their website without any coding skills. With the visual page builder, users can drag and drop elements to create custom layouts and designs.

Responsive design

Divi is built with a responsive design, meaning it adapts to different screen sizes, from desktops to mobile devices. This ensures that your website will look great no matter what device your visitors are using.

Pre-made templates

Divi comes with a wide range of pre-made templates that can be customized to fit your needs. These templates include landing pages, homepages, and blog layouts.

SEO-friendly

Divi is designed with SEO in mind, allowing your website to rank well in search engine results. It has features such as clean code, optimized images, and fast loading speeds.

Active community

Divi has a large and active community of users who contribute to the development of the theme. This means that there are a lot of resources available for users, including tutorials, documentation, and support forums.

Overall, Divi is a great choice for anyone looking to build a professional-looking website quickly and easily. Its flexibility, ease of use, and wide range of features make it one of the most popular WordPress themes available today.

How to get started building websites with Divi

To get started using the Divi theme, follow these steps:

Purchase and install the Divi theme

You can purchase Divi from the Elegant Themes website. After purchasing, you will need to download the theme and install it on your WordPress site. You can do this by going to Appearance > Themes > Add New in your WordPress dashboard, then selecting the Divi theme zip file.

Activate the Divi theme

Once you have installed the theme, you will need to activate it. Simply click the “Activate” button next to the Divi theme in the Themes section of your WordPress dashboard.

Divi theme activation

If you are using a child theme, be sure to take the necessary steps to set that up. You can read all about creating your own Divi child theme in my article describing how to create and use your own child theme.

Customize your site with the Divi visual builder

Divi comes with a visual builder that allows you to customize your site without any coding skills. To access the visual builder, go to Pages or Posts > Add New in your WordPress dashboard, then click the “Use The Divi Builder” button. This will take you to the visual builder, where you can start customizing your page.

Divi Visual Builder

Use pre-made layouts and modules

Divi comes with a wide range of pre-made layouts and modules that you can use to quickly build your website. To access these, go to Divi > Divi Library in your WordPress dashboard. Here you will find a selection of pre-made layouts and modules that you can import into your site and customize as needed.

Get support and resources

Divi has a large and active community of users who contribute to the development of the theme. You can find resources such as tutorials, documentation, and support forums on the Elegant Themes website. There are also many third-party resources available online to help you get the most out of the Divi theme.

By following these steps, you can quickly and easily get started using the Divi theme and start building a professional-looking website. If you need help building your own Divi website, you can always reach out to me and we’ll get it done.

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Gil Joseph Klein is a web developer and software engineer with over 13 years of experience building websites, developing application user interfaces, and using data science in business analysis. He is also a film score composer with credits on IMDB and is passionate about music.