Hestia

Hestia- Review of a Popular One-Page-Theme (2022)

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
  • Megamenu
  • 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.
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Pricing

Price of Hestia

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.

Annual License

The prices, plans, and features available in the annual license are mentioned in the table below.

PlansPricesFeatures
Personal$691-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
-Starter Sites
-Priority Support
Agency$1991-Year of Support for Unlimited Sites
1-Year of Updates for Unlimited Sites
-Starter Sites
-White Label
-Live Chat & Priority Support

Annual License

The prices, plans, and features in the Lifetime license available are mentioned in the table below.

PlansPricesFeatures
Personal$199Lifetime Support for 1 Site
Lifetime Updates for 1 Site
Business$299Lifetime Support for 3 Sites
Lifetime Updates for 3 Sites
-Starter Sites
-Priority Support
Agency$599Lifetime Support for Unlimited Sites
Lifetime Updates for Unlimited Sites
-Starter Sites
-White Label
-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.

FeaturesFreePro
Slider NoYes
Frontpage Header Area Video backgroundNoYes
Portfolio SectionNoYes
Re-use frontpage sections on other pagesNoYes
Full Elementor and Divi Builder compatibilityBasicEnhanced
WooCommerce CompatibilityBasicEnhanced
Two different Shop layouts (WooCommerce)NoYes ( Default layout & Wide Layout)
Infinite scrolling (WooCommerce)NoYes
Cart icon in the primary menu (WooCommerce)NoYes
Hamburger(full-screen) MenuNoYes
Multiple Header Layouts per pageBasicAdvanced
Top Bar section for social icons, contact address, or phone number.BasicAdvanced
AnimationsNoYes
Colors OptionsBasicAdvanced
Sidebar & Container width optionNoYes
Grid & Full Width Layouts For The Blog PageNoYes
Custom LayoutsNoYes
Multi-lingual & RTL readyNoYes
Fast & Friendly SupportNoHighly dedicated

Conclusion

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.