WordPress is a fantastic, easy-to-use CMS. Page builders allow anyone to build smart and professional-looking articles and websites. It helps developers build pages quickly, and assists beginners create sophisticated pages they could not make on their own. With page builder plugins, you don't need an HTML/CSS guru to make your website look great.
Have you ever experienced some problems positioning texts and images in the WordPress editor? That's where WordPress page builder plugins come to rescue.
So, whether you want to create a landing page or just want make all of your WordPress content stand out, you'll find a plugin that's right for you, both paid and free. In this article, we will walk you through the most powerful and feature-packed plugin available today.
1. Elementor (Free/$49+)
Released in mid-2016, Elementor is one of the first page builders to offer features usually proposed by premium drag and drop builders. With Elementor's live editing, there is no need to update or press preview to see any changes you have made because everything is instant.
Elementor boasts its complete command over every single detail on your pages. It includes beautifully-designed pre-built page templates you can use and edit. It will also let you undo and redo any changes you have made, so you don't have to worry about experimenting while using Elementor.
The paid version also includes post grid widgets that make showcasing regular WordPress posts and custom posts uncomplicated and easy. One of its best features is the Embed Anywhere which allows you to embed Elementor layouts everywhere on your website. Additionally, twenty premium templates are included to help get you started.
Overall, the interface is easy to use, loads fast, and the included template system lets you save your layouts and use them on your website. If you're on a tight budget, Elementor will be a good choice as most major features are included in the free version.
2. Divi Builder (Demo/$89-$249)
Just like Elementor, this powerful page builder plugin includes modules and a variety of options that give you power over your entire page. Its creators, Elegant Themes, has a reputation for giving its clients great value for money.
Divi Builder comes in two forms: the "Back-end Builder" and the "Visual Builder." The Back-end Builder is used for making immediate adjustments rather than creating new pages. The Visual Builder lets you create your pages on the front-end of your website so you can see exactly how they'll look when published.
Divi Builder comes with Divi Leads built in, so you will love this feature if you are into split-testing. Divi Leads allow you to split test so you can thoroughly develop every aspect of your page, helping you boost conversion rates for your website easily.
Divi Builder comes with more than 20 pre-made templates to help you get through the starting phase and more than 40 content modules that will allow you to add comments, portfolios, tables, and everything in between. It may have a hefty price tag, but it's worth every penny!
3. Beaver Builder (Demo/$99-$399)
Beaver Builder is a front-end editor that gives you the same view as your website visitors, what you see is what they see. And because you're editing the front-end view, it's easy to get pages looking exactly how you want them.
It also offers over 15 templates for landing pages and content pages, so you don't have to start from scratch. It works with almost any theme, but will truly shine if you use their Beaver Builder Theme available for plans $199 and $399.
Beaver Builder's user interface isn't just simple to use, but loads quickly too. Their modules are customizable with colours, fonts, padding, margin, and the like, all editable in the user interface. They have also added Mobile Views so you can see how your page appears on mobile devices directly within the editor, as well as customizations for a particular module if mobile devices are detected.
Beaver Builder also has an amiable community behind it, and their customer support representatives are fantastic. Based on their website, they are likely to keep a close eye on improvements and added features in the future.
Now it's time to pick a plugin and start building beautiful pages for your site. Many WordPress plugins come with a 30-day money-back guarantee, but requesting a refund is time-consuming. If you are looking to create landing pages for your website, we recommend the Elementor page builder.
The decision is still in the palm of your hand. Don't disregard the free demos just yet as you need to understand the visual interface of your chosen plugin and check if it includes all the modules you need.
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