Neve Vs GeneratePress: Which Theme is Faster?

Neve Vs GeneratePress

Are you a little stuck with Neve Vs GeneratePress? If so, this post will help you break out of this confusion by giving you a clear picture of both the themes in all aspects. 

By the end of this post, you should be able to choose the most suitable theme for your project with ease.

Neve Vs GeneratePress Overview

The Themeisle company powered WordPress theme, Neve not only allows you to easily and quickly create stunning websites but also helps you grow your site fast by its mobile-first approach and several other advanced features. 

On the other end, GeneratePress is a lightweight WordPress theme that has been around for some years now with over 60,000 happy customers. The theme is largely customizable and most importantly, it has a very simple interface that makes editing ridiculously easy and quick.

Neve Vs GeneratePress Features

Performance

The loading time of a theme is one of the most crucial aspects to check before you choose one. Neve is pretty lightweight and is just 28KB. Besides, Neve comes with  AMP and uses Vanilla Javascript instead of no jQuery. 

GeneratePress is also pretty lightweight with a size of just 30KB and replaced jQuery with Vanilla Javascript to avoid render-blocking issues. While Neve Outranked Astra, I was really excited to test it with GeneratePress.

To get the real world data, I installed two demo sites on my Cloudways Linode hosting and installed each theme on my two websites.

Page Builder Support

Web Designing has got pretty easy even since page builder plugins were introduced and using a page builder, users can create the most stunning web designs without having to hire professional web designers.

Neve and GeneratePress support page builder plugins. However, GeneratePress supports comparatively less number of page builder plugins than Neve. 

While Neve can be seamlessly integrated with as many as 7-page builders comprising Gutenberg, Elementor, Brizy, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, SiteOrigin, and Divi, GeneratePress supports only Elementor and Beaver Builder.

This again gives Neve a leading edge over GeneratePress.

Pre-Made Templates

Pre-made templates are extremely useful considering the amount of ease and speed they can add to your web designing process. Neve and GeneratePress offer customers a lot of beautiful pre-made templates to choose from. 

Neve provides you with more than 80 professional pre-made templates to import and to import one, all you have to do is install the Neve theme, select your favorite page builder, choose a suitable template and click on “Import Complete Site.” 

GeneratePress has a Site Library with a wide range of amazing premade templates too. To use one of the premade templates, you will need to first install the GeneratePress theme and upload the GP Premium membership plugin by going to your WordPress install plugin section. 

After it is activated, you can get to the GP Premium plugin to configure and activate all the modules. The next best thing you can do is choose a nice template from the Site Library, backup the JSON file from details, and import the template.

Pricing

Neve plans are:

  • Personal: Header & blog booster, Elementor booster, 3499USD/yr
  • Business: Premium starter sites, WooCommerce booster, Priority support, 5699USD/yr
  • Agency: Premium starter sites, WooCommerce booster, Priority & live chat support, 9299/yr

All the 3 plans include 1-Year of support for unlimited sites, 1-Year of updates for unlimited sites, and 30-day money-back guarantee.

>> Just pay $50 instead of $80 on Neve

GeneratePress plan:

  • GP Premium: All premium modules, unlimited websites, $49.95

The plan also includes 1 year of updates and support, 40% renewal discount, and a 30-day money-back guarantee.

>> Check official GeneratePress Discount Page

WooCommerce Integration

Neve can be seamlessly integrated with WooCommerce using the pro add-on, WooCommerce Booster. This add-on has to be used alongside the free WordPress WooCommerce plugin which will allow you to easily customize the Layout, Product Card, Card Image to Site Tag, Title, Meta, and Checkout.

Just like Neve, GeneratePress offers the GP Premium WordPress add-on for using along with the free WordPress WooCommerce plugin to customize the page layout, color, and typography of your online store.

Neve and GeneratePress Common Features

Translation & RTL Ready

Both Neve and GeneratePress allow you to translate your website content in different RTL languages to develop a long lasting relationship with your target audience and fast. Most importantly, every element can be translated to any desired language too.

No jQuery

Both themes emphasize performance to a large extent. This is the reason that none of them uses jQuery to avoid render-blocking issues and replace jQuery with Vanilla Javascript.

Highly Customizable

Both themes offer a lot of excellent options to customize them in your most desired way. You can have a great layout control which comprises customizing each element and adjusting the colors and typography using your favorite page builder.

Fast Support

Another feature that Neve and GeneratePress have in common is that both have fast and friendly customer support through 24×7 tickets and documentation.

I Recommend GeneratePress

for the following reasons

I Recommend Neve

For the following things

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