20 Best WPBakery Page Builder Addons & Extensions of 2018
With over a million users worldwide, the popular drag-and-drop page builder, WPBakery Page Builder (formerly Visual Composer), has inspired a legion of developers to create loads of cool and useful addons and extensions that increase its functions and provide virtually unlimited possibilities when it comes to creating the WordPress site of your dreams. Here’re a list of the 20 best of these addons and extensions for 2018 to be found at CodeCanyon.
Some offer a huge range of features within one powerful extension, while others provide just one specialised and targeted function. Some have been on the market for a while and have earned a reputation as the go-to plugins for users of WPBakery Page Builder, while others are newer to the market but have the potential to carve out their own unique following. Either way, you’re bound to find a plugin here that will answer your prayers… some of them, anyway.
It’s no surprise that Ultimate Addons is one of the highest rated and best selling addons for WPBakery Page Builder. With 20 updates since its inception, this is an addon that works consistently to stay ahead of the competition and deliver a product that meets the needs of a wide range of designers.
parallax and video backgrounds
over 40 unique elements
15 demo pages for inspiration
A perennial favourite, Ultimate Addons ticks a lot of boxes as a reliable WPBakery Page Builder Addon.
Massive Addons has been gaining quite a following over the past two years. This all-in-one extension is packed with features that will make even the most demanding web designer happy. The latest version 2.0 has incorporated a ton of user suggested improvements. Most notably it has integrated a feature called container presets which allow users to preset entire rows or columns.
over 70 customisable shortcodes and addons
31 page templates
over 15 training videos
Massive Addons is exactly what you need if you’re looking for a WPBakery Page Builder extension that covers a huge range of functionality.
“I really love the plugin itself – beautiful, thoughtful design and UI. The add-ons handle just about any additional needs we could have, plus they offer a lot of free features. Support seals the deal – quick to respond and helpful. And aside from that, well documented with quality coding.”
One of the top sellers at CodeCanyon, Composium is packed with a dizzying amount of features including a Google Font Manager with more than 810 fonts, over 70 CSS3 animations, and the option to use any WPBakery Page Builder element in a sidebar. In addition, when you download this extension, you also get a built-in downtime/maintenance manager for your site, which allows you to create a custom maintenance page.
over 150 different elements
Icon and Google Font Managers
custom premium Lightbox
template and widget builder
With its record of consistent updates and the addition of new features to an already great product, Composium is bound to remain a crowd favourite for years to come.
Kaswara entered the market in January last year with a few addons and extensions, quickly gaining a lot of attention with its modern and stylish designs. Now it has expanded its offerings to 45 elements and over 550 shortcode options and has become a powerful contender in the WPBakery Page Builder addons and extensions market.
“Tons of features and add-ons! Truly the one package you need to fulfill whatever you want! Support is super good as well. Had an issue with a bug, and wanted HTML Code inside Hotspot images, and they made that possible, which is super cool!”
Last year, Video & Parallax Backgrounds made our list of the top 20 Best WPBakery Page Builder Addons and Extensions. This year it’s still our favourite addon for adding video backgrounds as well as image parallax scrolling effects to your WordPress site, and you can still buy it as a standalone. But if you’re looking for a few other great effects as well, Video & Parallax Backgrounds now comes bundled with over 20 other fabulous addons from the same developer in the Super Bundle collection.
If you’re looking for an interesting way to display your posts or products, then the Sortable Grid and Taxonomy Filter may be the answer for you. This addon is packed with features that allow you to display your products, posts or other types of content in a selection of grid layouts.
five different grid layouts
CSS3 animations to animate your grid items
custom taxonomy filter—you can enable filter posts from a determined category
The Image Hotspot with Tooltip comes bundled with another bestselling CodeCanyon addon, All In One Addons, but for those who don’t own that plugin, this standalone enables you to add a hotspot icon with a popup tooltip to any image on your site.
the tooltip feature supports text, images, video, and other kinds of content
VCKit is another relative newcomer to the WPBakery Page Builder addons and extensions market. This feature-rich collection of addons offer over 45 beautifully designed elements and highly customised features and is fast becoming a major player at CodeCanyon.
“Five stars for design quality, features availability and customer service! Certainly an awesome and powerful kit to have in my toolbox. Has a total of 42 great effects, each with a video tutorial. Any questions, ThemeLego is prompt and friendly. Any problems, ThemeLego offers helpful tips, advice, etc. You won’t be disappointed!”
Testimonials Showcase is designed specifically to help you display and manage your testimonials. It comes with several themes, colour schemes, and customisable options that will allow you to integrate the addon into your site seamlessly.
ten responsive themes
grid or slider display
submission form that allows customers to write and submit their testimonials
ability to filter testimonials
Testimonials Showcase will have a broad appeal to businesses that need an elegant and easy solution to collecting and displaying customer feedback.
“The design, features, flexibility, customisability and customer support are really amazing. Very dedicated author. I’m really happy and hope that this piece of software continues to develop and stays up-to-date for as long as possible.”
Modal Popup Box comes bundled with CodeCanyon’s top-selling Ultimate Addons but can also be bought as a standalone for those who are just looking for a popup feature. The addon allows you to add popups for a wide variety of purposes: opt-ins for email subscription, shortcodes, images, videos, contact forms, or social media widgets.
ability to create popups of various content, including images and video
Modal Popup Box is the easy solution for adding various types of popups and opt-ins to your website.
“This is such a great plugin to use for larger sites that have the same designed elements that exist on many pages (e.g. custom sidebars or call to actions). This allows you to update everything from a template rather then going to each page individually. This is a “must have” tool for those using WordPress for client projects. Such a time saver!”
Fast Gallery allows you to build a variety of photo galleries and insert them into your WordPress site. With its large selection of gallery types, layouts, and animation effects, the addon is an indispensable tool for image-rich sites.
If you’re looking for a WPBakery Page Builder addon that will enable you to create price estimates that give clients an idea of the costs involved in your service or product, Cost Calculator might be the perfect plugin for you. Cost Calculator allows you to easily create quote or price estimation forms for your WordPress site.
dropdown menus with images icons
Cost Calculator also includes PayPal integration and Contact Form 7 support.
“Very good plugin that gives you freedom with WooCommerce to display products how you want without any coding knowledge. Customer support is amazing I have to say, my theme and WooCommerce Page Builder plugin had some compatibility issues and I couldn’t fix it, so I contacted support and they created custom product template that I wanted without any problems and very fast.”
Vera is a multimedia addon for WPBakery Page Builder that enables you to add video, audio and radio players, multimedia carousels, countdown timers and more to your WordPress site.
video, audio and radio players
logos showcase pro
multimedia playlist slider
One of the great things about purchasing Vera is that users continually receive bonuses that extend the functionality of the plugin.
These 20 WPBakery Page Builder addons and extensions are just scratch the surface of products available at CodeCanyon. So if none of them catch your fancy, there are plenty of other great options there to hold your interest.
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