Visual Composer was the first ever WordPress add-on for developing web pages that support plug-ins or extensions. Visual Composer started becoming more and more popular since early 2011 when a top marketplace officially published about it. Even though more than 500,000+ websites are using this plug-in at present, the fact that it is a paid plug-in implies that there is a fee attached to it.
However, it is totally worth the investment if you are looking to improve your WordPress pages and give it a fresh makeover. Visual Composer users have the ability to be in control of their WordPress page and designs, allowing them to create personalized website designs without any prior coding knowledge. With the ability to edit your web pages yourself, you suddenly get access to real-time editing skills that will difficult to match.
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Any page design you create with Visual Composer is going to work just as amazingly on all modern devices, as it allows you to test out your designs against different devices and browsers and from within the editing panel.
We’ve compiled a list of the 20 best Visual Composer Add-ons & Extensions of 2017 that extend its functions and offer virtually infinite possibilities.
Massive Addons for Visual Composer arrived on the scene early last year and has been gaining quite a following. This all-in-one extension is packed with features that will make even the most demanding web designer happy. In addition, it’s compatible with most WordPress themes that support Visual Composer 4.7+.
One of the top sellers at Code Canyon, Visual Composer Extensions Addon 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 Visual Composer element in a sidebar. In addition, when you download this addon, you also get a built-in downtime/maintenance manager for your site which allows you to create a custom downtime page.
Kaswara – Modern Visual Composer Addons, just entered the market this January and though it doesn’t have as many elements as other addons and extensions that have been on the market longer, it certainly has been gaining lots of attention with its sleek and beautiful designs.
The Ultimate Addons is one of the highest rated and best selling addons for Visual Composer and no wonder. 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.
Visual Composer KIT is one of the latest Visual Composer addons at CodeCanyon, having hit the market in early April. With over 40 beautifully designed elements and highly customized features, this all-in-one addon will most certainly be a major player at CodeCanyon in the coming months and years.
Visual Composer Extensions Addon All in One combines 64 different functions that extend Visual Composer functionality in one powerful addon.
Video & Parallax Backgrounds For Visual Composer is a specialised addon that allows you to easily add video backgrounds as well as image parallax scrolling effects to your WordPress site. It also provides Row Adjuster Elements, allowing you to widen your rows into full-width, full-height or full-screen.
Team Showcase for Visual Composer is another specialised plugin for Visual Composer that enables you to add a team or staff member section anywhere on your website in different layouts.
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.
The Visual Composer Add-on Image Hotspot with Tooltip comes bundled with another bestselling CodeCanyon addon, the Visual Composer Extensions All In One. 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.
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.
Unique Hover Effects is a simple but wonderful Visual Composer addon that allows you to animate your images and create various hover effects including captions.
Modal Popup Box comes bundled with Code Canyon’s top-selling Ultimate Addons for Visual Composerbut can also be bought as a standalone for those who’re 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.
Smart One Page Navigation is a great plugin for users looking for a quick, easy, no-hassle way to create a landing page or a single-page website.
Fast Gallery allows you to build a variety of photo galleries and insert them into your WordPress site.
Food Menus Add-ons offers a great selection of different customizable food menu layouts and a plethora of customizable features to suit a wide range of tastes and styles.
Pricing Tables is another single function Visual Composer addon that is ideal for those who need to create pricing tables for their online business. It comes with several beautifully designed tables in a wide selection of colours and animations.
Bookshelf is exactly what the name suggests, a visual composer addon that allows you to install virtual bookshelves on your WordPress site. You can upload images of books or magazines from your computer and link out to their authors, or you can use it with the Flipbook WordPress Plugin, which you’d need to buy separately.
Vera is a multimedia addon for Visual Composer that enables you to add video, audio and radio players, multimedia carousels, countdown timers and more to your WordPress site.
Ideas for revealing content in a schematic box look as seen around the Web lately. The effect first shows a decorative block element drawn and when it starts to decrease its size, it uncovers some content underneath.