This article is about the features of two Themeco products X and Pro and their differences. Both X and pro WordPress themes which help you to create your website with innovative designs and provide you with proper Builders to add your content.
Common Features of X and Pro
X and pro themes have many similar features. Below is a list of features that you can find both in X and Pro:
X and Pro have four stacks. Stacks are basically sub templates that you can use to have a complete different Design within the X and Pro, and each stack has its special characteristics and options that you can use.
There are global theme options that are presented both in X and Pro to customize the look and behavior of the theme. You can use theme options to fine-tune your WordPress website front-end design and behavior.
Portfolio feature is a custom post type which focuses on portfolio based content and is available both in X and Pro. There are multiple options and categories that you can use to organize your portfolio information and fine-tune the content.
Individual Post/Page Settings
There are settings available in each page or post which you can use to fine-tune the look and content of the single page or post. Those settings are available both in X and Pro.
Content Builder / Cornerstone
X and pro give you tools to be able to add your contents. There is a visual tool available for you which includes different elements that you can use to add your content in the page. That tool is called Cornerstone in X and content Builder in Pro.
Color / Font / Template Manager
Both X and pro have management tools to be able to create Font, color or content templates to use in different places on the website.
Global blocks are similar to template manager except that you control the settings from one place and it changes in all instances used in the website.
All the features above have their respective knowledgebase articles which you can check for more information.
Who Should Use X
The X theme is more appropriate for the designers, content builders or developers that are willing to have a quick website available for them with the minimum settings at had to achieve the design they want. The X theme also provides pre-built demo content designs that you can use to have a ready to use website design to work on.
The goal of the X theme is to provide proper features to create a website with the minimum complexity. The Simplicity of the settings and options is a good point to have a quick website building process.
One important point of the X theme is the ability to customize every aspect of the theme with code. Having simple options may limit the flexibility of what you can do with customization using the settings, but it gives you a clean slate to do your code based customization without having too many options to deal with.
Who Should Use Pro
Pro scene is a more complex feature-rich theme that gives you the ability to change nearly every aspect of your website using the settings and builders and without code. The most distinct features are the header and footer builders which gives you the ability to create your own headers and builders and assign them to different pages of your website.
Having all the settings and builders in Pro gives you a huge flexibility to achieve your desired designs but it steeps the learning curve. That is why Pro is more for customers that need flexibility and feature reach options and they know that they can learn a complex set of settings to achieve flexibility.
Header and Footer Builders
With the header and Footer builders which are specific for the Pro theme, you can create unlimited headers and footers for your website using a graphical user interface and elements available for you to build. You can control the layout and how different elements which creates the content of the header or footer are positioned.
The Design Cloud is a feature which is available only in Pro and gives you pre-built sections of the header, footer or content of the website that you can add in the builders and work on them to customize and make it your own. You can find more detailed information about the feature here.