One of the reasons why WordPress is the leading CMS platform for building websites is the ease that comes with it in terms of building a blog or website. As the platform grew in popularity, other tools came along that made it even easier to design the website of your dreams without having to spend hours coding.
Drag and Drop page builders have flourished in the WordPress community as they make is easier to build and design your web pages without touching any code.
Below is a list of the top Drag and Drop page builders for WordPress.
1) Visual Composer by WP Bakery
The Visual Composer plugin is the most popular on the ThemeForest and it’s easy to see why.
Not only is it inexpensive (rounding out at close to $30), but it works in the both the front-end and back of your site, works with any WordPress theme, has over 40 Content Box options, and its functionality can be extended with the use of a ton of add-ons.
2) Page Builder by SiteOrigin
If you’re looking for a free drag and drop page builder plugin, then it doesn’t get much better than the SiteOrigin Page Builder.
Easily create a responsive grid layout, add rows and readjust columns, add widgets and rearrange them to where you want them to be. Want to view your edits live? Use the Live Editor to do just that.
The designs made using the plugin are clean and light-weight so that you’re not going to mess with your SEO. Since this has some great features and works with every theme, this is one plugin that everyone should try before spending their money on something else.
3) MotoPress Content Editor
The Drag and Drop page builder plugin, MotoPress, has many of the same features that you’ll find in similar plugins, but it boast a few nice features.
Not only is it easy to use and setup and responsive, but it is also WPML compatible and can be extended with your the use of your own shortcodes and supports custom post types.
Price for this plugin starts at $29 for one year of updates and support, but even with that price tag, some have come to love this plugin most of all.
4) Drag and Drop Builder Plugin by Elegant Themes
This plugin is not only easy to use and understand, but it is probably one of the best deals out there.
Though this plugin doesn’t like you do live editing, it does come with a ton of other features that are sure to please more than a few. The content modules offer a ton of options for building impressive page layouts that can really pop.
For $89 you get, not only this plugin, but access to ALL of the 87 Elegant Themes (including their flagship theme, Divi) and ALL their plugins (including the new and cool Monarch plugin). At that price, you’re getting a really great deal on a product from one of the best theme shops out there.