Avada vs Betheme Speed Test on WooCommerce

Published on 2021/03/07

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Last updated on 2021/03/23

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by Dejan Murko

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There are a lot of blog posts comparing Avada to Betheme, but not one focuses on theme speed. Because performance is essential for online stores, our comparison will focus on page load time.

The data below is from our yearly WooCommerce theme performance test. We’ve created the test so that everyone can make an informed decision when choosing a theme. To see all the themes tested, the methodology, and full results, read the fastest WooCommerce theme.

The 2020/21 test was done in mid-December 2020.

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Avada vs Betheme Speed Test Results

In all cases the lowest number is the best.

Page Load Time – Overall

This is the average of the three tests.

Page Load Time – Single Pages

Each page was tested 10 times. The result is the median.

ThemeVersionZIP SizeOverallHomeShop PageProduct Page
Avada7.1.28.3MB1101102812241052
Betheme21.9.58.4MB1142100212351190
Page load time is in miliseconds (ms).

Which theme should you choose?

If you’re interested only in performance, then there is not much difference between Avada and Betheme, with the latter being 4% slower.

Keep in mind, Avada scored only 12th place (out of 20) on our theme benchmark test (Betheme was 14th). If you’re looking for performance, neither of these two themes is a good option.

To learn which themes scored the best, see our WooCommerce heme speed test blog post.

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