15 Best Editor Plugins For WordPress in 2016

With over 46,081 plugins and 1,362,247,257 total downloads, it would be practically impossible to imagine life without WordPress plugins.

Among that, the Editor plugins – Page Builders have proven to be a massive success over the past few year. Page Builders allow anyone to create website layouts which are mobile responsive rather quickly. The best part you need not know coding to use them. 

So, without giving a second thought, we did a comprehensive research on these amazing plugins, picked the best ones and penned down reviews to help audiences select the one’s that suit their needs.

Scroll down for an exclusive list of the Top Best Drag and Drop Editor plugins( Page Builders) for WordPress-


15. SiteOrigin Page Builder

Overview

SiteOrigin Page Builder is a very popular plugin on WordPress. It’s an interesting visual content builder plugin that’s packed with loads of features. However, by far the most interesting characteristic of it is that it’s completely free.

SiteOrigin Page Builder integrates with your current WordPress theme and lets you use the plugin for your posts and pages. The editing happens on the back-end (through the standard editing screen in WordPress). There’s also some drag-and-drop functionality for realigning the blocks.

Page Builder by SiteOrigin

Features

  • Compatible with all WordPress themes
  • Responsive and mobile-ready output
  • Can use WordPress widgets as content blocks
  • There’s a set of built-in content blocks, and an additional set of blocks you can get from an add-on plugin (also free)
  • Back-end content editing (from wp-admin).
  • Available in 17 languages out the box

Advantages

  • It’s 100% free including lifetime updates
  • It allows you to use the widgets you already have on your WordPress site (including widgets from other plugins)
  • Works on any post or page
  • No coding skills required

Disadvantages

  • Slight difficult. For example, to add any element to your page, first you need to create a new row and only then pick a block/widget to place in it
  • You can’t import layouts from pages you built previously

Pricing

Completely Free


14. Visual Composer

Overview

Visual Composer is a WordPress plugin available on CodeCanyon.It’s a visual content builder with an easy to grasp interface, a ton of features and some drag-and-drop functionality.Visual Composer offers everything you’d need from a visual builder, and it works with your current WordPress themnew Visual Composer

 

Features

  • 60+ predefined layouts built-in
  • Compatible with all WordPress themes
  • Front-end and back-end content editors
  • SEO-friendly
  • Comprehensive knowledge base and video tutorials
  • Compatible with qTranslate, mqTranslate and WPML

Advantages

  • Can be enabled for any existing post or page.
  • No web development skills required.
  • The customer support has a very good reputation.
  • Works with WooCommerce.

Disadvantages

  • Creating rows and columns is a bit more manual.
  • It’s shortcodes based. If you uninstall the plugin, the content you’ve built will stop working.

Pricing

$34 (CodeCanyon Regular License)


13. MotoPress Content Editor

Overview

MotoPress Content Editor is a WordPress plugin that hooks up to whatever theme you’re currently using, and then lets you add some flare to your blog posts and pages.

It enhances the standard WordPress editor and enables to build websites visually.
It’s a drag-and-drop content editor, which means that you don’t need any source code or web dev skills to use it.

MotoPress

Features

  • 30+ built-in content elements
  • Compatible with all themes
  • Responsive and mobile ready layouts
  • WPML compatibility
  • Possibility to lock parts of the content and make it members only

Advantages

  • Can be enabled for any existing post or page. (That isn’t always the case with some other plugins)
  • Intuitive drag-and-drop interface. It recognizes where you want to put each block, and it snaps right in the right place
  • Lets you create multi-column layouts easily (you just drop a new element next to an existing element)
  • Full Support available

Disadvantages

  • It’s shortcodes based. If you uninstall the plugin, the content you’ve built will stop working.
  • To edit your posts using the plugin, you have to click the MotoPress Content Editor button every time you go to the editing screen

Pricing

  • $29 – 1 website license
  • $47 – 5 websites
  • $139 – unlimited websites
    There’s also a “lite” version of the plugin available through WordPress.org.

12. Beaver Builder

Overview

Beaver Builder is a popular and an advanced visual content builder with full drag-and-drop support.
What sets this plugin apart is its custom content editing interface. It’s on the front-end, and it gives you an exact representation of what your page is going to look like when you publish it.

Everything you build with the plugin is going to be mobile-friendly, and it’ll work with your current theme. You also get to reuse your designs by exporting them.

Beaver Builder

Features

  • Compatible with WordPress and other themes
  • Real-time drag-and-drop content creator and pre-built pages
  • White label option to showcase personal branding across all websites
  • WPML support
  • Support for WooCommerce storefronts.

Advantages

  • Built-in SEO with markup from schema.org and code compression for easier interpretation by search engines
  • Minimal markup as a result of eliminating unnecessary code resulting in faster page load times
  • Numerous high-quality modules, widgets, and pre-built pages for quick content creation
  • Support for the WPML translation plugin and WooCommerce

Disadvantages

Expensive- The cheapest license is $99.

Pricing

  • Standard: $99 one-time fee
  • Pro: $199 one-time fee
  • Agency: $399 one-time fee
    There’s a lite version available on WordPress repository

11. Divi Builder

Overview

Divi Builder is a drag and drop page building plugin included in the Elegant Themes developer and lifetime access memberships.

The user-interface is displayed in your post editor and is really simple to understand. You can easily drag rows and columns into your page and you will find lots of useful options such as copy, paste, undo, and redo. You also have full control over margins and padding.

One of the best features of Divi Builder is the Divi library. It offers many pre-made layouts and it allows you to save layouts, sections, rows, and modules. These can then be used across your website.

Divi Builder

Features

  • 46 content modules
  • Full customization
  • Compatible with any theme
  • No Coding skills required
  • Full control over margins and padding.
  • Complete layout spacing control

Advantages

  • User-friendly interface
  • The system for creating layouts works really well
  • A good variety of content-modules available
  • Predefined layouts are very useful
  • The library system opens up many possibilities with Divi Builder

Disadvantages

  • Is not available on its own – An Elegant Themes membership has to be purchased
  • Lacks some content modules and can’t extend plugin functionality that are available in other solutions

Pricing

Included with the Elegant Themes

  • Developer- $89
  • Lifetime plans- $249

Conclusion

This is just the beginning. There are a lot more awesome plugins and we have reviewed it for you below.
Also, if you have used any other editor plugins or came across which can be handy to use, do let us know by posting it in our comment section. It will be a very good piece of information for all the readers.

6 thoughts on “15 Best Editor Plugins For WordPress in 2016

  1. Thank for good collection and hard work..really good post

  2. Simple and Easy Way to use, i liked it very much, thank you Divi

  3. awesome! thanks for listing all advantages and disadvantages

  4. Thank you for sharing such a very useful editor WordPress plugins list. It is very helpful. continue sharing this kind of stuff.

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