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SeedProd is one of the more popular WordPress page builders, it has more than 1 million downloads and an average rating of 4.9 stars (out of 5) on the WordPress repository.
While SeedProd has been designed for building conversion-optimized landing pages, it can be used for building any type of page.
This plugin offers a minimal free version and several premium plans so you can pick one that suits your current needs.
Beaver Builder is a page builder plugin that lets you customize your WordPress site’s pages without using HTML or other code. It features a fully functional drag-and-drop editor.
The lite version of this plugin is available on WordPress.org, where it has over 200,000 active installations and an average rating of 4.82 out of 5 stars. However, this free plugin lacks the functions to help you develop a professional website. Beaver Builder’s paid models offer a few different features, but each plan lets you use the core plugin on an unlimited number of websites.
In general, this page builder focuses on being reliable and user-friendly for beginners and developers alike.
Released in 2016, Elementor has quickly grown to an install base of over 5,000,000. Helped in no small part by their very generous free plan, and an easy to use interface.
Divi is a multipurpose WordPress theme that incorporates a page builder. Its website boasts that over 760,000 users have purchased this product. Its developer, Elegant Themes, is well-regarded on TrustPilot: 97% of nearly 17,000 reviews gave them 5 out of 5 stars.
This theme is unique because of its price-to-quality ratio — page builders that provide the options offered by this theme are usually more expensive to use on multiple websites. It includes a theme builder, over 1,600 layouts, 46 modules (website elements), and content split testing. There is also a builder plugin if you want to create pages while using a different WordPress theme.
Overall, you can use Divi Theme to design a site from the ground up, find a pre-made layout for your site, or do anything in between.
Oxygen Builder is a full site builder rather than just a page builder. While some other page builders offer full site editing functionality, few are as thoroughly integrated as in Oxygen.
As such, this plugin will completely disable any active theme - you will need to build the whole layout with it if you want to use it - it's not possible to simply use it as a page builder for example, leaving the rest of the theme intact.
They do not offer a free plan, but each plan is usable on an unlimited number of websites, and they are all lifetime deals, so no yearly subscription with this one. Plans start at $129.
Themify Builder is a functional, but comparatively rudimentary page builder offered by Themify.
The core builder plugin is a free download, and can be used with any theme, but comes bundled with all Themify themes.
The Themify Builder Pro plugin is the paid version, and allows customising the entire theme rather than just pages (think header, footer, sidebar).
WPBakery, one of the first WordPress page builders available, was initially introduced as Visual Composer in 2011 and renamed in 2017. (The current plugin named Visual Composer is an entirely separate product.)
In part due to its age, WPBakery has amassed over 4.3 million users. Despite being well-rated on CodeCanyon, several developers have described various issues encountered while using this page builder.
It has many features similar to other page builders, such as a visual editor, over 50 content elements, and more than 80 pre-made templates.
All in all, WPBakery is a functional page builder plugin, but it may be worth looking into alternatives first.
One of the first available WordPress page builders, released in 2011, was named “Visual Composer” before being renamed WPBakery Page Builder in 2017.
The Visual Composer plugin of today is a totally separate product from what became WPBakery, though they share a bit of origin in common.
The development has moved to Visual Composer in favour of WPBakery Page Builder, we assume because outside of CodeCanyon, they can implement a subscription based payment model.
As such, while WPBakery is a fairly standard page builder (by today's standards), Visual Composer is more fully featured, offering full site editing / theme builder functionality.