Many blogs compare Avada to Flatsome, but few mention theme speed, and none run actual tests. Because performance is essential for online stores, our comparison will solely focus on the theme performance.
The data below is from our yearly WooCommerce theme performance benchmark. 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 Flatsome 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.
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Which theme should you choose?
If you’re primarily looking for a fast theme, then Flatsome is the clear winner, as it takes 25% less time to load than Avada. Flatsome also scored 3rd place on our theme benchmark test, while Avada finished 12th.
To learn which themes scored the best, see our theme benchmark test.