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Live Drag and Drop Page Builder for D5 Creation Themes

You may know that all of the D5 Creation Themes are WordPress Theme Review Team Approved and Free Themes are listed at WordPress.org. Now a days Drag and Drop Page Builder is becoming very popular for custom design for pages and posts. You can give individual look to your pages using Page Builder Plugins. You can use Page Builder Sandwich with D5 Creation Themes easily for Drag and Drop Page Building features. Unlike some other Non Approve WP Theme we didn’t bundle Plugins Territory with our Themes because this is strictly prohibited by the WP Theme Guidelines. Please read This Article for learning more on Drag and Drop Page Builder incorporation with D5 Creation Themes.


Featured in the official WordPress developer website as part of plugin resources, the Page Builder Sandwich plugin has a whopping rating of 4.5 out of 5 and up to 8000 active installations. Even to this day, it continues to be one of the best WordPress plugin choices that have been continuously receiving warm reception from the user base of WordPress.


Created in a joint effort between contributors and developers, Benjamin Intal, Freemius & Gambitph, the Page Builder Sandwich WordPress plugin is a front-end based visual page builder that facilitates the building of aesthetically pleasing webpages. Functioning primarily as a drag and drop type builder, this wordpress plugin is known for it’s user-friendliness since wordpress users do not necessarily need a background knowledge in programming codes to be able to use it.


Through the drag and drop functions of the Page Builder Sandwich plugin, users are able to make functional changes to their web pages without having to worry about compromising elements within their current existing theme since the plugin only focuses on content management. Some examples of what usage of the plugin can achieve includes the creation of eye-catching buttons, making use of friendly text boxes, managing images, increasing customisation options and more! In addition, the WordPress plugin allows wordpress users to make all these relevant changes in real time. With it’s live editing features, users will be able to be more productive by eliminating the need of constantly switching from backend to frontend. Users can also tinker with their content on backend is the situation calls for it while retaining customisation ability on frontend without altering the codes.


The Page Builder Sandwich not only maximises editing potential, it is further enriched by being capable of allowing up to 3 different modes of viewing and editing content. Users can choose between desktop mode, mobile mode and tablet mode. This essentially means that you will be able to monitor how visitors are viewing their websites across multiple devices and use that as a realistic gauge.

There’s almost no limitations when it comes to the customisation abilities of Page Builder Sandwich. The wordpress plugin even further simplifies the process of site creation by enabling templates that WordPress users can access when in search of design elements for their site.


The Page Builder Sandwich can also be better harnessed with shortcuts as well as quick features. Some of these shortcuts include directly editing text styles through text formatting bars, quick control + z or cmd + z uses to undo changes that have been made, using finders to add or choose vector icons that are pixel perfect, raw HTML addition, sidebars and shortcodes, widgets, Google maps, responsive mode viewing and more!


Shortcode users also have their work cut out for them since the Page Builder Sandwich is designed with global shortcode mapping features, thereby ensuring that almost any shortcodes placed within the user’s wordpress website can be placed without needing manual input. All users need to do is to sift through and paste to get the shortcodes properly situated.


As of the moment, the Page Builder Sandwich WordPress Plugin is available in a variety of languages including German, Spanish. Hebrew and English. The plugin is also compatible with numerous other plugins like WooCommerce, Shortcodes Ultimate, bbPress, ACF and more! Theme compatibility is also not an issue if the themes are chosen from the theme repository of the official WordPress developer site. Alternatively, users can also make use of themes from ThemeForest, Genesis Themes, Elegant Themes and StudioPress Themes without running into issues with compatibility either.


There are also plans to increase niche-based templates for users to choose from as well, apart from the 10 current existing ones. The templates are idealised as niche and industry based so as to facilitate WordPress users in gaining inspiration for what is generally used for their business type and eliminate the trouble of having to build from scratch.


Reserved WordPress users will also find confidence in knowing that the Page Builder Sandwich WordPress Plugin is supported with documentation and solution forums that provide user-based one on one support for any problems. Users can also contact developer support if they have enquiries or require guidance! This ensures that no one is left in the lurch in the event of problems occurring.


The best news about it all is that the Page Builder Sandwich WordPress Plugin is both available in free and premium versions! The free version is already packed full of useful and efficient features, one can expect the premium version to be even more so! Premium plugin users will also receive priority when it comes to enquiries and troubleshooting problems as well.


The premium version of Page Builder Sandwich comes with a wider range of design-oriented functions. Premium users stand to receive access to more button styling options, entrance elements for each design element, backgrounds, count up & down numbers, text toggling, tables (inclusive of pricing tables), shadow styles, icon tooltips, pre-designed section access, templates, customisable google maps, more than 1700 vector icons, more than 600 shortcodes, 600 and counting plugins, and further design tools like carousel formats, tinting or even video backgrounds! In addition, premium users will also be able to create their own CSS classes as well as IDs whenever necessary.


Much like other plugins, the Page Builder Sandwich Plugin requires basic installation and activation before the plugin can be in use. To do so, WordPress users will have to access their admin panel and locate the plugin section. Simply search for page builder sandwich to locate the plugin. You can then install and activate the Page Builder Sandwich plugin. A button will be enabled on the top of the wordpress page, by selecting the page builder sandwich button, users will be automatically able to start page building.


In the event that the Edit with Page Builder Sandwich button does not appear within the frontend of the user’s wordpress website, there are several steps to undertake so that the wordpress plugin button appears. The first and simplest step would be to ensure that the admin bar is visible. This can be done by locating the user’s section through wordpress administration and accessing profile. Ensure that the option beside ‘Show toolbar when viewing site’ is selected and save changes.


WordPress users should also take note that the plugin only makes content based types editable while in the frontend. Post types like posts, pages and custom posts are editable while other sections in the frontend like blog post listings, category listings, search pages, 404 pages and other relevant elements are not editable since they are dynamic pages that have been created alongside the WordPress theme that users are using.


There are, however, certain content that can be altered by ensuring that they aren’t dynamically generated through themes or another plugin. To determine such content, check the backend with the content editor and view the wordpress page through the frontend. You will notice that while there is nothing but emptiness in the backend, the frontend is full of contents. This is an indicator that said wordpress page is generated dynamically.


To check for dynamically generated pages instead, wordpress users can inspect the source of their webpages by simply right clicking with their mouse and selecting view page source. Look out for the [ pbs-main-wrapper ] text. If it is not included anywhere, then it is safe to determine that the wordpress page in particular is generated dynamically. Other examples of content that are dynamically generated includes: pages that comprise of multiple widget options editable only through the customiser and different pages combined together by one page themes.


The Page Builder Sandwich WordPress plugin may sometimes also mistake certain wordpress pages as non editable. This is especially the case when the wordpress user’s theme did not display content at the current point in time. Check to ensure that this is not the case by editing posts and pages through the backend editor and adding sample text. Once done, click on the page builder sandwich button- you should be able to access the plugin features if successful.


In the event that wordpress users are using or have used other page builders, this can interfere with the page builder sandwich wordpress plugin. One has to make sure that their wordpress pages aren’t owned by other page builders in order for the current plugin to function since certain page builders request for wordpress users to choose default content editors or their own editors. This prevents the page builder sandwich plugin from being able to detect the content. To bypass this problem, wordpress users can choose to use the default content editor of wordpress websites and they will be able to make use of the plugin.


When all features have been checked and the button is still not accessible, you are recommended to check if there are javascript errors since the plugin makes extensive use of javascript. WordPress users are recommended to open up developer console in their browsers and check for errors by inspecting elements. By rectifying these errors, you should be able to use the WordPress plugin without problems!

Author : Alana Berge

Alana Berge is a WordPress Developer by profession and writer by hobby. She works for Awebstar- WordPress Development Company based in Singapore. She likes to stay updated with the latest tech advancements and also loves to contribute to the same. For those who are looking to hire WordPress developers that can match pace with the competitiveness can count on Alana for it

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