One of Divi’s lesser known yet most powerful tools is the ability to conditionally display or not display content, depending on the type of user, their behavior, where they come from, etc.
In a blog it’s really important that the visual style of the page is maintained and that it looks clean and easy to navigate. And what has a tendency to destroy that? The different dimensions in the excerpts.
Sidebars seem to be useless today with everyone browsing on mobile but they are not, but even if they are not they could be improved for everyone and Divi makes this easier.