Why pay for a theme? So many reasons. You need a theme that is secure. You want answers when you have questions. You must use a theme that gets updated regularly because, let’s face it, the internet gets hacked and the best way to prevent that from happening is to keep themes and plugins updated on a regular basis.
Canvas is my “workhorse” favorite. And I like Divi, too. I’ve dabbled with the Genesis Framework, too. I maintain a developer’s license for my premium themes and pass along a small yearly fee to new and regular clients. The Divi Framework allows for plenty of cool “Child Themes” to that are even more hip. Here is a local Monterey-based developer who has created some stunning options to extend Divi.
Premium themes make it much easier to create successful websites. Below is an overview of what every successful website needs.