Key Similarities:

All our themes are highly editable and customizable, they can be used for any type of site.
All our themes work well with Woocommerce for an online store and come with custom features that extend woocommerce.
All our themes have the same optional custom post types (staff, testimonial and portfolio).
All our themes are designed to work well with page builder.

To this end, we don't usually ever recommend one theme over another based on what type of site your building as all the themes can be used for any type of site. The main thing to consider when choosing is the style so I strongly encourage viewing and exploring the themes demos. While there are some differences in features throughout, the style and feel of the site is the best way to make a great decision if you are only wanting to purchase one theme.

Ascend Premium Demo Virtue Premium Demo Pinncale Premium Demo

*please note that all our themes have several demo sites so check them all out.

Key Difference:

Style:

While Looking through the demo sites, take note of the feel and style of each demo. You will see output differences in every section from the way blog posts are displayed to how widgets show in the sidebar.

Key Functionality Differences:

Header:

Ascend theme has the most options for your header and menus including an option to have your header vertical along the side of the page.

Pinnacle theme can have a transparent header (so the page title image appears behind it) and then as you scroll change to have a background. As well as a topbar option. But doesn't have a secondary menu option or options for widget areas in the header. So if you’re looking for a larger none sticky header that has lots of content, Pinnacle is probably not you're theme.

With Virtue theme, you get more header options than Pinnacle. For example, you can have the menu sit below the logo and you can also have up to three menus in the header (Pinnacle only allows for two). You can also add a widget area into the header next to the logo to add whatever content you like. This isn't an option in Pinnacle. But you don't have transparent header options.

Unique to Virtue it has an option to place the slider above the header. See here: http://themes.kadencethemes.com/virtue-premium-4/

Boxed Mode:

Virtue and Ascend have a boxed mode (not possible in Pinnacle) where you can have a background behind your content like this demo:
http://themes.kadencethemes.com/virtue2/

Full Width Portfolio:

Pinnacle has a fullwidth portfolio option (not an option in virtue). http://themes.kadencethemes.com/pinnacle-premium/our-portfolio/

There are numerous other small differences and again most everything comes down to the style of the content. If you still can't decide, consider our Kadence Membership. For not much more money you can get access to all the themes and extra plugins as well. Not to mention new content coming out all the time.

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