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Free Preview: User’s Guide to WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress

Welcome

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WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress (formerly known as Visual Composer Page Builder) is arguably the most popular page builder on Envato Market. Sitting at over 350,000 sales to date, this plugin is bundled with a large number of WordPress themes sold on ThemeForest and Envato Elements.

In this short course, you’ll learn the basics of working with Page Builder as I walk you through the installation process, setting up the plugin, working with the two different editors, and finally creating and using templates.

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1. Introduction

1.1 Welcome

WPBakery's Page Builder for WordPress, which is formerly known as Visual Composer. Is probably the most popular page builder on Envato Market, sitting at over 350,000 sales to date. This plugin is bundled with a large number of WordPress themes sold on ThemeForest. In this short course, you'll learn the basics of working with Page Builder, as I walk you through the installation process. Setting up the plugin, working with the two different editors, and finally, creating and using templates. Now this course is geared towards regular users, people that have limited WordPress knowledge. And not necessarily developers that want to integrate Page Builder into their own themes. There will be a separate course for developers soon right here on Tuts+. I'm Adi Purdila, welcome to the User's Guide to WPBakery's Page Builder for WordPress. Let's begin.

2. WPBakery Page Builder

2.1 Plugin Installation and Activation

Welcome to the first lesson of this short course, where you'll learn how to install and activate Page Builder. To get started, after you purchase the plugin on Code Canyon, go ahead and download the files, and you'll end up with something like this. The JS composer.zip is the only file you're going to need. Now because this is word press plug in, we need word press installation. I am working locally, I got this installation of word press 4.9.5, which is the latest version at the time of this recording. I got it up and running using Mam for Mac but if you're using Windows, setting it up is really easy as well. I'm not gonna go over it here because I'm assuming you have some WordPress knowledge, and you already have a WordPress environment to work in. So, once you downloaded the files, go to Plugins, Add New. Upload plugin, Choose File, navigate to your downloaded folder. Select js.composer and hit Open. After the plugin is installed, go ahead and activate it. I already have it activated here. Once you do that, you'll find this new entry in your WordPress sidebar menu. So go ahead and open that up and now you're ready to start using the plugin. Now, in the next lesson, we'll quickly go over what settings you should change to properly set up the plugin for your own workflow. So, I'll see you in the next lesson.