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10 Best Drag & Drop Page Builders for WordPress

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WordPress page builders have sprung up exponentially in the recent years that have transformed the way we create web pages. Page Builders help you create professional and attractive web pages without writing a word of code; that’s true! Presented below are the top 10 drag and drop page builders for WordPress users.

Divi

Divi is an excellent drag and drops WordPress page builder launched by Elegant Themes in 2015. It was originally meant to support the popular Divi theme but now can be accessed by any theme. With over 46 content modules including the pricing tables, post sliders, and email option forms, you can drag rows and columns to your page and customize the margins using the in-house editor.  

Professional coders and technical experts get the freedom of tweaking the CSS of the website. The Divi library offers over 20 pre-made responsive layouts, fonts and graphics that enhance the aesthetic appeal of your website. The developer’s license costs $89 a year while a lifetime subscription would amount to $249. Both the packages give you access to all the 87 WordPress themes and six plugins.

Upfront

Upfront has to be the trendiest and most flexible of WordPress page builders that are suited for both beginners and professional web developers. Here, you can create a web page in a matter of minutes, thanks to the intuitive editing tools and customizable drag and drop interface. You can also change the scaling, margin, and padding of your web page and implement them in real-time.However, that’s not all, at Upfront users get the option of inserting sticky navigation, full-width videos, parallax, sliders and even integrate their web pages with Google Maps. It usually takes a couple of clicks to add these elements, unlike other plugins where the process is a tad bit more complicated. The extensive range of starter themes comes in a variety of colors and designs that are compatible with any website or e-store. The basic version of Upfront is free, you can also upgrade to a paid version for more advanced tools and perks.

Visual Composer

Visual Composer is a powerful WordPress page builder plugin by CodeCanyon that has about a million users worldwide. The platform offers both frontend and backend editing options and also allows users to change the appearance of the websites. It is very similar to editors in free WYSIWYG builders. The plugin comes with over 45 content modules and over 60 predefined layouts that can be dragged and dropped on your website easily. Visual Composer also comes with WooCommerce integration and a Yoast SEO plugin for boosting your online visibility. It also includes social media modules, post grids, media tabs, charts and analytical tools for tracking the performance of your web page. The extensive archives offer over a hundred shortcodes, 19 custom layouts, 140+ animations and over 5000 icons. Moreover, the 150 add-ons further enhance the functionality of the plugin. The Visual Composer editor works well with Intense Site Builder.  

Note, that Visual composer is already included in our WordPress themes!

Conductor

Conductor is an easy to manage page building option that works with WordPress themes and gives you free reign over the website. With a frontend editor, the plugin allows you to change page layouts, modify the overall look and feel of the website and insert widgets. The platform is best suited for entrepreneurs as it is more suited for quickly customizing themes than styling the pages. However, you do get some add-ons for inserting slider, columns, and tables into your page. The mobile friendly design comes with WooCommerce integration AgentPress connectivity and Easy Digital Downloads. Other than an intuitive drag and drop interface you also get a query builder here for writing complicated codes and tweaking the CSS of the site.  

Elementor

Elementor is the best page builder by WordPress that allows you to create high-end, pixel perfect web pages in a jiffy. Released in June 2016, Elementor has made quite an impact on the market thanks to its premium drag and drop page building solutions. The colorful and intuitive drag and drop interface is a delight to work with. The front end editor, 12 default WordPress widgets, and over 28 elements add to your productivity as you work on your WordPress website. Elementor is accessible across all devices; the interface loads quick enough and comes with 20 premium templates that you can edit to your liking. Additional features include masonry layout, live custom CSS editing, support for WooCommerce, additional content modules for slides, MailChimp and Twitter. The personal license for Pro package starts at $49 for one year. The Business package costs about $99 dollars annually and the unlimited plan retails at $199.  

Page Builder by SiteOrigin  

Page Builder by SiteOrigin is considered to be the most popular of WordPress page builders with over a million active users worldwide. It is a simple yet powerful platform that works wonderfully with almost every WordPress widget and theme in the market. With Page Builder, you can create multiple rows and column pages on your website. The basic idea behind the plugin is to give users the option of inserting widgets in their website. You get six different widgets included here, namely Gallery, image, video, post loop, button, call to action, list, price box, animated image, and testimonial. For more options, you can even download the OnSite Widgets Bundle and access hundreds of customizable widgets easily. Page Builder offers both frontend and backend editing, supports 27 languages and comes with 13 pre-made layouts for starters.

Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder is an advanced content builder launched by WordPress to help you design beautiful web pages using an interactive drag and drop interface. The frontend editor allows you to make real-time changes, add rows and resize margins to your liking. The page builder assists you in adding audio files, HTML codes, images and text editor as a basic module and a sidebar under advanced module option. Beaver Builder has a native support system for custom posts and WooCommerce, and an import/export tool for transferring layouts from different sources. You get over 20 content module options that are compatible with all devices. Both free and paid versions of the plug-in are available in the market. The WPML translation plugin and WordPress multisite functionality are available for all Pro and Agency Plans.

Themify Builder

Themify is a user-friendly and reliable page building option for WordPress users. The plugin allows you to edit and style both the front-end and backend of the website hence giving you more creative freedom to customize the page as you want. The live in-house editor is quick and efficient enough to help you create websites in minutes. Ready-made layouts, customizable designs, and modules further simplify the job for you. With Themify you can also save and work on specific blocks of a certain page and then club it all together. The styling options include Google fonts, animations, and video backgrounds. The 16 content modules come with maps, sliders, graphics and portfolio elements. You can even import and export files from different sources to your website using this plug-in. WooCommerce integration, Yoast SEO tools, WMPL page translations, and Contact Form 7 are some of the extra benefits you can enjoy here. The Starter package comes at $39; you can even get extra add-ons and widgets from the store.

Live Composer Page Builder

Live Composer is a feature-rich page builder by WordPress that comes with loads of premium quality features and smart editing tools for building robust websites. It allows users to customize a page using a frontend editor while the main editor is displayed at the bottom of the page. Here you can do everything from styling your page to inserting modules and saving templates without worrying about complex codes and CSS. The plug-in is free and comes with over 30 content modules including post box, comments, slider, and galleries can be dragged and dropped to your website. The modules can be even used on dedicated pages such as blog indexes, staff pages, and testimonials. With Live Composer, you can create stunning pages that allow live feed and real-time updates.

Moto Press

Moto Press is a sweet and simple WordPress page builder that offers frontend editing tools and can be used on almost any device. Once you launch the content editor, your interface would automatically include visuals and display six different categories to choose from. You get 20 custom modules such as Google maps, port grids and sharing buttons in the first five categories, the last one is reserved for widgets. The drag and drop content editor comes with over 30 responsive elements that can be tweaked to your liking. You can also enable Moto Press plugin on existing pages and redesign them; most page builders do not provide this option. Users can access the basic version for free and will have to pay $28 for an upgrade.

WordPress is the go-to platform for budding bloggers and rising e-commerce ventures that want to establish a solid web presence and expand their customer base globally. Known for its interactive tools, and robust marketing solutions, the platform is a hit among web developers.

Ilya Pavlov

Ilya Pavlov

Creative director, web designer, developer and founder of Fruitful Code.

  • Jim Barr

    Very nice list! I did some research on available drag-and-drop plugins, and just about that time, Elementor came out. I bought the Pro version early on, and have been very happy since. Development is going at a lightning pace with new features and squashed bugs coming all the time. Pretty much any of those listed in this article will provide amazing flexibility and creativity, so since they are mostly free or free to try, just try ’em all, and see what works best!

    • Ilya Pavlov

      Thanks! Elementor have good developers support? We are looking for best drag and drop page builder for our new themes which coming soon

  • Mike Davis

    I have worked with more than half the builders listed here as per the requirements of my clients, but I almost missed the mention of TemplateToaster here. Although beyond WordPress, it also works with many other CMS including Drupal, Joomla and even Magento. I’m using it for almost every project to save me loads of time. You should try it too, if you haven’t yet.