Avada is a multipurpose WordPress theme that can be used to create WordPress websites of any niche. It comes with multiple demo options to let you choose the niche. The Avada WordPress theme is a full package of design and premium features to create a modern and efficient website. Moreover, it is very easy to use.
To use Avada to set up your new website, you won’t need to hire experts or learn coding skills. All you need to do is install the theme and start creating your website. Avada comes with a partner plugin called the “Fusion Builder”. This plugin just makes Avada, one of the most powerful & popular WordPress themes. It comes with powerful modules like portfolio management, shortcodes, etc.
Often called the swiss army knife, it can be used for any kind of websites, one page website, a law business site or a corporate business website, a blog site or an online eCommerce enterprise, an IT website, a hosting company site, or a wedding website.
The base of Avada theme is the Fusion builder, that makes Avada as good as any other website builder available on the internet.
You can upload and install the theme files, “Avada.zip” and “Avada-Child.zip,” in the WordPress dashboard under Themes → Add New, and then activate the “Avada Child Theme.”
- You can modify the CSS file of the child theme.
- All basic settings of the theme are saved in the child theme (updates + patches).
- PHP code additions can be accommodated in the supplied functions.php file.
After activating the “Avada Child Theme,” you have to activate the additional required plugins, “Fusion Core” and “Fusion Builder,” in the area of the included plugins.
In the “Plugins” tab, you will find a range of other premium and free WordPress plugins, and you can activate them if you want. These plugins include Convert Plus, Advanced Custom Fields PRO, LayerSlider WP, Slider Revolution, and many more.
Since the Avada theme offers many functions and is highly resource-intensive, you must ensure that your WordPress site is built on a robust hosting environment. Because if it’s not, you won’t be able to utilize the theme’s features fully. A fast WordPress hosting will ensure that your site is running at optimum speed while you make the most out of Avada.
Under the “System Status” tab, you can view information about your current WordPress and server environment. The areas highlighted with red are critical for the security and performance of your WordPress.
The minimum server requirements of the Avada theme are:
- WordPress 4.6 or higher
- PHP 5.6 or higher
- MySQL 5.6 or higher
The recommended PHP limits and configuration are:
- max execution time 180
- memory limit 128M
- post max size 32M
- upload max file size 32M