WordPress page builders didn’t exist several years ago, thus to have a great looking website or blog, you had to be a CSS/HTML guru or needed to hire one. Fast forward to the current WordPress environment, users can use page builder plugins for WordPress to customize every component of their websites without HTML/CSS knowledge or even writing a single line of code. Currently, there are endless page builder plugins, some paid and others free, to help you choose the best from the rest, here are top five WordPress page builder plugins.
Visual Composer is one of the most well-known page builder plugins that comes with a backend editor, a frontend editor, skin builder, widget support, has over 45 page builder elements, is responsive, and offers third-party plugin support for Layer Slider, Gravity Forms, among others. It enables users to develop their pages by dragging and dropping page elements into the desired page. Users can as well create and save their own custom page elements to further customize their pages.
Page Builder by SiteOrigin
Page Builder comes with an easy drag and drop, grid-based interface that is also responsive, meaning that the site adapts to mobile phones display with pixel perfect accuracy. Simplicity and ease of use are the major strengths of this page builder; it integrates with any WordPress theme and comes with a Bundle of the most common WordPress widgets.
Themify Builder is the flagship plugin by the Themify theme builders that enables users to build their site from both on the front-end by enabling the page builder via the WordPress admin bar as well as through the back-end by accessing the page builder functionality for any post or page in the wp-admin. With select, drag, and drop functionalities, coupled with the live preview functionality, users can build beautiful pages without writing a single line of code.
Beaver Builder is a powerful plugin that allows you to intuitively create great looking sites from the front end. It comes with 15 unique page templates that can be integrated with any WordPress plugin including their own complimentary theme. More importantly, all the custom layouts created can be saved and reused to quickly build new posts and pages. Users also have full WooCommerce support and support for WordPress custom post types, shortcodes, widgets and more.
WR Page Builder
Created by woorockets.com, WP Page Builder is an easy to use Drag and Drop page builder that comes with an intuitive interface that can allow users to create an ecommerce platform by its visual drag-and-drop functionality.