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  • Plugin Contributor sujaypawar


    Hello @bilword1

    I’m Sujay, co-founder of CartFlows. I’m so sorry to hear about your experience with our support. This is certainly not what we strive for.

    Could you please get in touch with me on my email: sujayp @ with your ticket ID?

    I’ll be happy to check your support history with us and personally help resolve your issues.

    Once again, apologies for the inconvenience. I would like to assure you that, we take support seriously.


    Forum: Reviews
    In reply to: [Astra] Terrible

    Hello @heeuh:

    Sorry to hear about your experience. I’m co-founder and CEO of Brainstorm Force, makers of Astra.

    If you could be more specific, I’ll be sure to check with our team and do better.

    As for the reviews, we requested our customer list to post their experience on that particular date, so there was a surge of reviews in that time period. But you can see other reviews which are consistently posted. WordPress shows profile of users who post reviews, which can be used to validate authenticity as well. Rest be assured, we don’t ever post fake reviews.

    Yes, Astra is compatible and works great with Elementor Pro, and of course, Ultimate Addons for Elementor.

    If you plan to use Elementor theme builder, you probably don’t need to use the settings in the Customizer, but they are there when you’ll need them.

    Hello @wesleysoccer

    Thanks for considering Astra for your future websites.

    This post is a bit dated, but will still give you some of the answers you might be looking for:

    Here is another page which will share more benefits:

    I hope this helps. If you still have any further questions, please feel free to let us know!

    Forum: Reviews
    In reply to: [Astra] Wunderbar

    Hi @gentlewaves — thanks for taking the time to leave a review, but I think there must be a confusion. We see many Bluehost customers using our theme without any issues everyday. Did you notice any particular problems?

    If you could email us on e we will be happy to take a closer look at the problem.



    Hi @ian000bell

    Sorry to see you’re having issues. I’m CEO of Brainstorm Force, the makers of Astra theme. Let me address your questions below:

    1. Trying to things as simple as creating a blog page that includes basics such as header, footer, archive, and gallery.
    = If you open up a support ticket, our team will be happy to help.

    2. Elementor text editor window lets you view/edit 3-4 sentences at a time
    = You can expand the view by dragging it from the control in the bottom right and make it larger.

    3. I’ve tried to join a Facebook Astra user group and am still waiting for confirmation that I can join the group. No support for any of this garbage.
    = It can take about 48 hours for us to support users on the free plan. If you’re a paying customer, we provide premium support via email. The response time will be much faster.

    Once again, I’m sorry you’re having issues. Please open a support ticket from our website ( and we will be happy to help.

    That is correct and quite common in all tech ecosystems actually.

    For example: if one bought an android app for version 5.0 — it needs to be updated if it has to properly function with the latest version 11.0



    Hi @hadeermj,

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Although it’s difficult to hear the not-so-good stuff, we appreciate you sharing your experience so that we can improve moving forward.

    I would like to answer your concerns below inline:

    # If you are using WooCommerce don’t use this theme it has 0 features.
    = On top of the many features we offer in the free version, here is a list of what you expect from Astra Pro, just for the WooCommerce. We advertise it clearly on the website.

    # Theme misses so many simple features for your store and you will need tons of plugins.
    = Astra is a theme. The job of the theme is to handle the design and styling of the website. Theme can not offer features beyond design as they need to be taken care of by plugins. There is a reason WordPress has a distinction Theme + Plugin structure.

    # The pro support is not even close to pro they first answer you about something totally random from your issue.
    = I’m sorry you had issues with support. That is not the usual experience of our customers. You will find thousands of customers enjoy the experience with our support team. If you email me at sujayp @ I will be happy to take a look at your support history with us and see what we can improve.

    # Minimum 24 hours.
    = We answer questions within 24 hours on weekdays. Usually, it is 5 to 10 hours and depends on the complexity of the question.




    Hello @creative99 — Just noticed this thread, apologies for the delay.

    This could be happening if there is some kind of caching on your website, either through a plugin or from your web host.

    I would encourage deactivating other plugins temporarily and take a look if that fixes the problem. Then activate them back again one by one and see which one caused it.



    @marko2002 / @mohammedalatafi

    That is strange.

    Could you guys report this to us here so we can take a closer look?



    This article might help:

    For support questions, please lodge a support ticket as we do not monitor this forum as explained here:



    We’ve a sticky post here in the forum where we’ve explained that we do not monitor this forum for support questions.

    If you contact us through our support channel, we would be happy to help.

    Plugin Author sujaypawar


    Hi @zavenj

    Sorry to see you ran into issues with the notice.

    It should disappear as you click the X button and it would never show up again. Was that not the case for you?

    Hi @vitruvian1man

    This is Sujay, CEO of Brainstorm Force. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Even though it is negative, we seek things to learn from it.

    Let me answer your concerns one by one below:

    # Excessive loading times of fonts (astra woff, etc.)
    = As with the latest version 3.3.0 – Astra does not use (astra woff)

    # Astra icon fonts that get blocked by browsers that have third-party fonts blocked,
    = Astra does not icon fonts anymore after the 3.3.0 release. We have switched to SVG fonts.

    More information about the 3.3.0 release here:

    # No fall-backs for the burger menu functionality
    = Thanks for the feedback. We will see what we can do to improve this. At this moment, like most WP themes, Astra needs javascript enabled in the browser for functioning.

    # It’s website states that one can use the Pro plugin on unlimited websites and for one year receive updates to the plugin and receive pro support.
    = This is absolutely true. You need to renew, only if you wish you need updates and support from us.

    # The Astra Pro Plugin actually disabled the entire ‘customizer’ functionality in WordPress!
    = We do not block customizer or any functionality if one does not renew the license. This must be a misunderstanding. If you do not choose to update Astra Pro, please note that: you should not update the Astra theme as well. If you just update the theme and not Pro addon, there will be incompatibilities that might cause issues just as you described. This is as the latest OS needs the latest versions of software for functioning. If you do not update the OS, the software installed will need to be updated too.

    # I asked for a refund a couple of times and have been ignored.
    = If you asked for a refund after one year of usage, we regretfully can not grant that.

    If you need any other assistance, please feel free to email me at: sujayp @ brainstormforce . com and I will be happy to help personally.

    Sujay, CEO & co-founder of Brainstorm Force.

    Hi @phoenestra,

    So sorry to hear about your experience. I would like to assure you that Astra is one of the most customizable themes you can find.

    If you are having an issue with something, please feel free to email me at sujayp @ brainstormforce . com and I will be happy to help personally.

    Sujay, CEO & co-founder of Brainstorm Force

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