Avada vs Flatsome Speed Test on WooCommerce

Published on 2021/03/22

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Last updated on 2021/03/23

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by Dejan Murko

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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.

ThemeVersionZIP SizeOverallHomeShop PageProduct Page
Flatsome3.12.35.7MB8206527441064
Avada7.1.28.3MB1101102812241052
Page load time is in miliseconds (ms).

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.

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