I am NEVER using Divi WordPress theme again

I build a lot of web properties.  And many have been in Divi.  But after building a landing page in Divi that totally failed – I’m not using it again.  Here’s the back story…

Saturday, I thought I’d whip out a landing page for a home water damage cleanup company that’s a client of mine.  I figured because of the stackable nature of a good landing page, I’d use Divi and its famous Divi Page Builder.  What I thought would take me an hour actually took nine hours.  I was beat.

So, I checked my work, attached the landing pages to some Google Adwords advertisements and called it a day.

The next day, I showed a friend my work on a mobile phone.  It looked like shit. The paralax pictures dropped out.  The rest of the pictures were aligned weird and nothing seemed smooth or elegant with the landing page.

So, I spent 1/2 the day on Sunday trying to find out why and trying to find fixes without having to do a rebuild.  No luck.  I proceeded to rebuild everything with Kadence Virtue theme.  It took about 2 hours and the results were so much better that it was staggering.  Divi has a big name, but its crap.

I wish I had clipped some screenshots before I dumped Divi, but I did not see any reason to (at that time).

So, if you’re thinking about Divi theme – DON’T DO IT.  Your time is too valuable.  The picture in the post is a screen capture of my finished landing page.  You can see it live at http://eccwaterdamage.com/water-damage.


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