Impreza and BeTheme are both sold through the same marketplace and are therefore direct competitors. That is certainly the case since both themes can be used for the construction of very nicely looking webshops. Impreza vs BeTheme, which is the better theme? We start with Impreza which does not mean it would be better.
The Impreza Theme
The first thing I noticed when I came to their website and clicked on “Live Preview” is how well-organized and well-arranged they present the features of their theme itself. These are intelligent people, and it bodes well for the Impreza Theme itself. Impreza came on the market in 2013 and belongs to the older guard themes that have been continuously improved to date and belong to the best. Let’s start with this review.
They indicate that they have the highest rating on Themeforest with their theme. The rating is 4.89 out of 5 and is indeed very high. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a higher rating there, I don’t think so. Apparently people who bought this theme are extremely satisfied, very important if you are looking for a good theme to value the opinion of others.
Impreza's Loading Speed
Live Visual Builder
The title says Live Visual Builder and it is, but this is a tuned version of the already good WP-Bakery page builder. One of the first page builders that is still among the best. Impreza itself provides a number of “Builders” which are listed below.
Impreza Theme Header Builder
There are themes that offer header styles, which is not the same as a header builder. Styles give you different options for header types that can be installed with 1 click. However, a true eheader builder gives you unlimited freedom in the placement of items in your header. Impreza is therefore among the best themes in the field for headers.
Impreza's Grid Builder
The Grid Builder, in the past many people bought plugins for this kind of thing, for example photo presentation on the site. It is no longer necessary to spend money on this, it is simply in the themes themselves these days.
Their Woocommerce Builder
The Woo Builder, is something that Divi brought to the market. Divi basically develops everything that is new and the rest then copies it. A Woocommerce Builder gives you unlimited freedom to set up your cart, check out, product pages, my account, thank you page and more. I assume everyone knows what Woocommerce is, the most famous plugin for building shops.
Impreza Theme Review: Starter Sites
I count a good 80 starter sites. These are also called demos. A demo can be installed with a few clicks so that a complete website is immediately created with all important pages. You can then adapt this yourself to your house style by replacing the logo, texts and photos.
With the Grid Builder you can simply create your portfolio layouts yourself. Below is an example. For example, spin the items with the “Flip Box” that Impreza provides.
Impreza Theme Review Conclusion
Impreza scores in my review among the best themes on Themeforest. I like working with Elementor but I’ve worked with WP-Bakery for at least 5 years and it’s just a good page builder. The extras that Impreza adds makes everything even better. Impreza’s rating does not come out of the blue, it is a complete theme with which everything is possible. Recommended.
Let’s continue this BeTheme vs Impreza comparison with the BeTheme Theme.
The BeTheme was already released in 2014 and has therefore been around for years. Meanwhile, the theme is one of the best-selling on the Themeforest marketplace. This is of course due to the constant improvements to the theme over the years. The most eye-catching feature of the theme is the huge amount of demo designs. Okay, let’s start with this BeTheme review.
The BeTheme ratings
The BeTheme has a particularly high average rating of 4.83 out of 5 at the moment. There are very few themes with a similar or higher rating. Buyers of this theme are therefore very satisfied, which instills confidence, especially since the theme has already been rated by 6400 people.
BeTheme 650+ Starter Sites
As mentioned before BeTheme has the BeTheme 650+ demos, an unprecedented amount. About 50 of them are for webshops, and more than 200 are built with Elementor. If that is your favorite page builder, you can immediately continue working on such a demo. In any case, all demos can be edited with their own Be-Builder.
More then 600 settings
The theme with the most setting that I know is The7 with 1250+ settings. The BeTheme has 600+ but this is still very high. The settings are divided into chapters, which makes it easy to find the right setting quickly.
BeTheme Review: Load Speed
All top themes load quickly these days. The image indicates 100% in Google Speed, but it does not state whether that is for desktop or mobile. The theme will certainly be fast, but I doubt very much whether it really gets 100% in Google without a good cache plugin. It seems very strong to me. The fastest themes are still Astra and Generatepress.
Custom Branding options are, of course, wonderful for web design companies that want to appear to be using their own CMS and theme. The annoying thing about this theme is that it requires a separate license for each website on which it is installed. So it quickly becomes very expensive to use BeTheme for customer sites.
BeTheme's Shape Dividers
We have known Shape Dividers for years from the Divi Theme. Those are the ones who develop all the new gadgets, the rest like the BeTheme copies all that. Many people are not aware of this of course, but by taking over everything, the BeTheme does not become a Divi Theme of course. But the features are wonderful. Shape Dividers creates a beautiful artistic transition between 2 sections.
BeTheme Review: Masks
Another fantastic feature that they copied elsewhere. Masks cut out letters and give them a special background, with movement if desired.
BeTheme Review Conclusion
Listen, even though they didn’t come up with everything themselves, the BeTheme is a great theme. It contains everything and much more that you need to build a good shop or website. I also assume that this theme has aroused your attention. You would do well to take a look at their own site where many more features are shown. I cannot list them all here. The BeTheme is highly recommended.
BeTheme vs Impreza Conclusion
I like BeTheme better, it is just better overall. But, these themes want to see a separate expensive license for every website you want to build with them. This will quickly cost you a lot of money. You are better off with Astra or Divi that can be used on an unlimited sites and are also even better and more stable themes.