7 Best Drag and Drop WordPress Page Builder Plugins
by WP Creative on 2017 May | Posted in Wordpress Plugin
Do you want a nifty website by using simple drag and drop?
But, what if you don’t have a technical knowledge?
Don’t worry. It’s not a big deal these days.
You’ll find many website builders with drag and drop feature to settle your difficulty. Among these website builders, many users prefer WordPress platform to craft a website.
However, you may feel customising the theme is a tough job as it doesn’t provide easy drag and drop features like others provide for the web development.
To improve user experience, WordPress Page Builders plugins are available in the market. These page builders plugins refine your web developing skill in a shot without using HTML/CSS. You don’t need to write a single line of code.
WordPress Page Builders caters its user to make changes on the fly. The users have full control over their site design. They can change different elements like adding no. of columns or rows, background image, positioning content slider, etc on the website. Page Builders also provide flexibility to create an advanced and visually appealing website with a responsive design. With all of these benefits, page builders are getting high popularity.
Keeping all these properties in mind, we’ve brought a list of 7 best WordPress Page Builder Plugins. Let’s see them in the following section.
Page Builder by Site Origin [Download]
Page Builder is the most popular plugins on the market with more than 1 million active installs. It is compatible with all WordPress themes. So, your content will always be available with your changing theme. It ensures the mobile-friendly features of the content.
Page Builder is easy to use such that it can be used by the newbie. It works with all standard WordPress widgets. So, you can use any widgets on your site. Page builder supports live editing feature to alter the content of the site on the spot. The next feature includes freedom to browse the history. With this tool, the user can go back and forth to the changes they made. And the best part of this tool is that it is available in 17 different languages.
Page Builder is a free WordPress plugin.
Elementor Page Builder [Download]
Elementor Page Builder is a live page builder tool for WordPress. It facilitates its user to load the changes in the real time with the auto-update feature. As a front-end editor, it accelerates the speed of editing the page with instant drag & drop feature and live editing option. It also includes different design elements like pricing tables, icons, widgets, etc.
This page builder provides pre-built templates to aid its user. After selecting a template, content editing can be done with a single click. Elementor also creates the corresponding shortcodes of the element which can be used anywhere on the site.
In the case, where you want to deactivate this tool on your site, you don’t have to fear about losing the whole content. Because it’ll leave the plain HTML code of your content without any styles.
This tool caters its user to ensure the responsive design of the site by using the preview option for different devices.
Elementor is available in both free and pro versions.
Beaver Builder is a drag and drop front-end editor for WordPress website. It is an easy WordPress Page Builder, which is suitable for all users (beginner/expert). It is available in the premium version. Although it costs high, it provides a clean and professional website at the end.
Beaver Builder brings different customizable content modules (basic & advanced) like the photo, text editor, audio, video, sidebar, contact form, pricing table, map, blog post, subscribe form and much more.
A very interactive drag & drop interface allows the user to change the colour, font, padding, margin, etc. It aids the user to add own CSS classes to bring stunning layouts and designs. Designed website will fit on any sized screen.
If you feel any difficulty in using this tool, you can ask your problem in the highly supportive community of Beaver Builder.
Beaver Builder is available in 3 different packages which cost $99 (Standard), $199 (Pro) and $399 (Agency).
Divi Builder by Elegant Themes[Download]
Divi is another powerful WordPress builder by Elegant Themes. It is compatible with any theme and provides responsive design to the website. With just a simple drag and drop, the users can build exciting pages that drive high traffic. It offers 3 sections, 20 row and 40+ content modules. It allows the user to integrate third party plugins to use custom code module.
With Divi’s Advanced settings, the user can customise the colour, spacing and typography of the site within a few clicks. It also provides an option to collapse the sections or rows to give an organised look to your layout. The users can easily undo or redo their actions a number of times as it attains the history state. Besides this, Divi Builder also provides Divi Library, where you can save builder elements and pre-made layouts. This element can be used when you need.
Divi Builder can be purchased for a year ($89) or one-time access ($249).
Themify Builder by Themify[Download]
Themify Builder is easy to use page builder plugin for WordPress. It is a powerful tool to bring life to the selected layout through drag and drop interface. It contains 40+ pre-designed layout, 60 + animation effects to add a new taste to the site, SEO- friendly content, responsive design and extendable add-ons. Extendable add-ons include slideshow, infinite posts, bg video slider, image pro, etc.
The user can take the full control of the site like Google fonts, colour picker, video background or row overlay. The extra feature that Themify builder holds is its compatibility to work with any plugins that use the WordPress standard.
Themify Builder is available at $39 (Builder plugin) and $59 (Builder bundle).
Visual Composer by WPBakery[Download]
Visual Composer is a great WordPress front end and back end page Builder tool by WPBakery. It is a simple approach to managing the content without any programming skills. It can also work with any WordPress standard themes.
With the use of skin builder, the user can adjust design options and elements style. Template library gives the user access to the pre-built template which can be used to build the site within a few seconds. It comes up with Yoast SEO & WooCommerce compatibility, 40+ predefined layouts and templates, parallax effect, image filters and much more.
Visual Composer costs $34.
Page Builder by MotoPress[Download]
Page Builder by MotoPress is the WordPress standard builder since 2013. It can be used to improve the style and structure of the site, with a drag & drop editor. It is also a front-end editor which can be easily extendable with MotoPress Add-ons. It is also compatible with WordPress themes and supports 11 different languages.
MotoPress gives the responsive layout of the content. It uses shortcodes to style the site. These shortcodes can be reused in the future. It also provides 30+ built-in content elements like image, slider, video, CTA button, widgets, etc.
MotoPress is available for two plans. It costs $29 per year for a personal plan (one website) and $79 per year for a business plan (up to five websites).
Great drag and drop feature made WordPress Page Builder more popular in these days. These page builders bring a high-class customization solution. It is also used by many theme developers to add a great user experience feature in their theme.
If you have ever used any of these Page Builders, then feel free to share your experience.