WordPress is an open source content management system that has an open ecosystem, allowing third party developers to contribute by creating plugins and themes. One of the plugin types you can find out there is page builder. Typically, a page builder WordPress plugin allows you to create a stunning landing page using drag and drop method. No coding.
You can use a page builder to create a landing page, design a page for the homepage or any sort page on your WordPress site.
Following are 10 of the best page builder plugins for WordPress.
WPBakery is one the most popular page builder plugins for WordPress. It offers both frontend and backend editor. You can use it to create a better WordPress page more easily thanks to its drag and drop functionality. There are lots of elements you can add to your page. Before starting to use this this plugin, you better draw the layout of the page you want to create first on a paper of whiteboard.
WPBakery is a great page builder to design a page for the homepage of your WordPress site as it allows you to add widget and other WordPress elements. The use of WPBakery is even better for such themes as Newspaper by tagDiv and other themes with newspaper concept. According to an intro on its official site, WPBakery has been used by over 4,3 million WordPress users. WPBakery itself is a freemium plugin. You can use it for free although with fewer features compared to the premium version.
Elementor is a great page builder plugin to create a landing page. Same as WPBakery, this page builder plugin also comes with drag and drop functionality. It is also popular enough. According to an introduction on its site, Elementor has been used by over 12 million WordPress users. Elementor is a great plugin if you sell something via your WordPress site. You can use this plugin to create pricing table. Elementor also adopts the freemium business model, meaning that you can use it for free although with fewer features.
Elementor comes with a bunch of ready-made templates. From Elementor landing page templates, section templates, templates to create a whole site (called template kit, and so on).
3. Beaver Builder
Beaver Builder offers a demo you can make use of. Through the offered demo, you can learn how to use this plugin, as well as figuring out if it is the page builder plugin you are looking for. You can also this plugin to design the page for your site homepage as it allows you to add a widget on your page. There are some layouts offered by this page builder, with each layout consists of different columns. You can add such elements as button, subscribe form, menu, pricing table, content slider, testimonial and so on to your page.
While the premium version of Beaver Builder offers more comprehensive features, free version is also available in case you just need the basic features. You can download the free version of this plugin on WordPress plugin repository.
4. Divi Builder
Same as Beaver Builder, Divi Builder also allows you to try the page builder via demo. You can use the offered demo to learn how to create a page using it. Divi Builder is also great to create pages like pricing table, registration form, contact form or even a page for your site homepage. There are a bunch of elements you can add to the page. From button, email subscription, code block, latest blog posts and so on. If used on an appropriate theme, this plugin can a great tool to create a stunning WordPress site with stunning pages.
Divi Builder itself is developed by the same developer as a theme with the same name, Divi. However, you can use it on WordPress themes other than Divi. We can’t find the free version of Divi Builder. But, you can make use of the offered demo to figure out if this plugin fits your need or not.
5. Themify Builder
You can use Themify Builder for free, but pro version is also available with bundle add-ons. The way this plugin works is not much different to other plugins above. It also comes with a drag and drop interface to allow you easily add elements to your page. The Themify Builder itself is built as the integral part of the Themify themes. If you install one of the Themify themes, you don’t need to install Themify Builder anymore. Even so, the Themify Builder can also be used on the WordPress themes developed by other developers. Some elements you can add to your page are button, callout, gallery, blog posts, slider, and so on.
6. Thrive Architect
Thrive Architect is another page builder plugin for WordPress you can use to create stunning pages for your WordPress site. This plugin also comes with a drag and drop functionality just like other plugins above. There over 200 landing page templates offered by Thrive Architect. There is no demo offered by this plugin to allow you try it. Demonstration video is available.
7. Page Builder Sandwich
Page Builder Sandwich wants to show you that creating a webpage is as easy as creating a sandwich. With this plugin, you can create a stunning pages for your WordPress site effortlessly even if you have no coding skill at all. Same as other plugins above, Page Builder Sandwich also support drag and drop functionality. You can use it to create any page for your WordPress site, including a page for your homepage. You can use Page Builder Sandwich for free, but with basic elements. The premium version allows you add elements like newsletter sign up forms for MailChimp, pricing tables, and so on.
Page Builder Sandwich offers a demo so you can try it first before installing the plugin to your WordPress site or even buy the premium version.
8. MotoPress Content Editor
MotoPress Content Editor is a premium page builder plugin. There is no free version offered by this plugin. However, it offers a demo so you can learn how to use it and figure out if the plugin fits your need or not. There are a bunch of elements you can add to your page like buttons, social media icons, splash screen, post slider and so on. Before adding elements, you can first set the layout of the each block. You can also use MotoPress Content Editor to design the homepage of your WordPress site.
Brizy is another worth trying plugin if you are looking for a page builder for WordPress. The way this plugin works is not much different to other tools mentioned earlier above. It also offers drag and drop functionality for coding-free page building. Great if you have no coding skill. You can use Brizy for free, but pro version is also available. While you can download this plugin for free on WordPress plugin repository site, demo is also available to allow you instantly learn how it works.
10. Visual Composer
Last but not least. Another page builder plugin you can install on your WordPress site to create stunning pages is Visual Composer. It is a popular enough page builder plugin for WordPress, suggested by some themes, including Newspaper by tagDiv. Overall, this plugin is not much different to other plugins above, which also comes with drag and drop functionality to allow you create a stunning page without coding. Visual Composer itself is a freemium plugin. If you just need the basic elements, free version might is enough. You can use this plugin to create stunning pages for your WordPress site, regardless the theme you use.
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