Hestia is a popular one-page theme with 100,000+ active installations. It is suitable for creative companies, small companies (restaurants, wedding planners, sports / medical shops), start-ups, corporate companies, online agencies and companies, portfolios, e-commerce (WooCommerce), and freelancers.
Hestia, by Themeisle, an Elementor compatible theme with a smooth and attractive design. Its neat appearance is very appealing to the visitors of the site.
Main Features of Hestia
- WooCommerce Ready
- Fast and Reliable
- Gutenberg Ready
- Drag and Drop editor
- Translation ready
- SEO friendly
- Live customizer
- Video Tutorials
- One-click Updates
- Full-Screen Menu
- Compatible with browsers like Chrome, Safari, etc.
- Video Background in Headers
- Infinite scrolling
- Multiple Header Layouts
- Transparent or colored navigation
- Customizable font family, size and other options
- Animation for all frontpage elements
- Full control over colors
- Grid & Full Width Layouts For The Blog Page
- Custom Layouts, Header, Footer, 404 page
- RTL ready
- WPML Compatible
- Friendly Support
- Fully Responsive
- Compatible with Page Builders like Beaver Builder, Elementor, Brizy, Visual Composer, SiteOrigin, and Divi Builder.
Hestia is a free WordPress theme. It also has its Pro version. If you are satisfied with their features and you want to get access to more, you can purchase its pro version. Its prices depend upon the license and plan you choose. Let’s go through its prices.
The prices, plans, and features available in the annual license are mentioned in the table below.
|Personal||$69||1-Year of Support for 1 Site|
1-Year of Updates for 1 Site
|Business||$99||1-Year of Support for 3 Sites|
1-Year of Updates for 3 Sites
|Agency||$199||1-Year of Support for Unlimited Sites|
1-Year of Updates for Unlimited Sites
-Live Chat & Priority Support
The prices, plans, and features in the Lifetime license available are mentioned in the table below.
|Personal||$199||Lifetime Support for 1 Site|
Lifetime Updates for 1 Site
|Business||$299||Lifetime Support for 3 Sites|
Lifetime Updates for 3 Sites
|Agency||$599||Lifetime Support for Unlimited Sites|
Lifetime Updates for Unlimited Sites
-Live Chat & Priority Support
If you purchase the annual license and you stop paying after a year, you will no longer get assistance or updates; however, the theme will continue to operate.
Differences between Free and Pro
If it is available for free, why get the premium one? Well, there are some of the exclusive features that are only available in the pro version. The table below illustrates the differences in the features between the Free and Pro versions of Hestia.
|Frontpage Header Area Video background||No||Yes|
|Re-use frontpage sections on other pages||No||Yes|
|Full Elementor and Divi Builder compatibility||Basic||Enhanced|
|Two different Shop layouts (WooCommerce)||No||Yes ( Default layout & Wide Layout)|
|Infinite scrolling (WooCommerce)||No||Yes|
|Cart icon in the primary menu (WooCommerce)||No||Yes|
|Multiple Header Layouts per page||Basic||Advanced|
|Top Bar section for social icons, contact address, or phone number.||Basic||Advanced|
|Sidebar & Container width option||No||Yes|
|Grid & Full Width Layouts For The Blog Page||No||Yes|
|Multi-lingual & RTL ready||No||Yes|
|Fast & Friendly Support||No||Highly dedicated|
At last, Hestia is a fully responsive theme adaptable to any kind of screen. It is a good theme for an online store as it is compatible with WooCommerce and it has sleek designs for your product showcase. Its mega menu and infinite scrolling feature also help a lot to build a large menu for your online shops.
For blog and review sites, Hestia provides an author section, extra layouts and you can also control which post can appear on your page.
It is both beginners and developers friendly and packed with rich features, so I think you should give this theme a try. You can always get a free version, so you determine if this theme is suitable for you or not by yourself.