Elementor Page Builder
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Visual Composer Website Builder

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Memory Usage
lower is better

Elementor Page Builder

Elementor Page Builder
by Elementor.com

Visual Composer Website Builder

Visual Composer Website Builder
by visualcomposer.com

Average Change +1353.93KB +2607.29KB
Average 572.65KB 729.33KB
/(front page) 626.74KB 627.53KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 504.59KB 654.62KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 503.86KB 656.04KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 522.95KB 682.2KB
/wp-admin/index.php 508.7KB 899.28KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 499.08KB 649.44KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 498.9KB 649.74KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 499.19KB 650.18KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 817.83KB 952.02KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 815.44KB 949.35KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 501.82KB 652.2KB

Winner: Elementor Page Builder

Page Speed
lower is better

Elementor Page Builder

Elementor Page Builder
by Elementor.com

Visual Composer Website Builder

Visual Composer Website Builder
by visualcomposer.com

Average Change +0.26s 0s
Average 0.64s 0.51s
/(front page) 0.58s 0.25s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.35s 0.27s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.31s 0.22s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.43s 0.47s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.65s 0.51s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.27s 0.21s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.35s 0.38s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.32s 0.29s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 1.67s 1.13s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 1.37s 1.39s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.79s 0.44s

Inner Winner: Visual Composer Website Builder

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Elementor Page Builder

Elementor Page Builder
by Elementor.com

Visual Composer Website Builder

Visual Composer Website Builder
by visualcomposer.com

CriteriaElementor Page BuilderVisual Composer Website Builder
Minimal impact on memory usage
Minimal impact on pagespeed
No PHP errors, warning, notices
No Javascript issues
Optimized database footprint
No resource errors
No HTTP errors on loading
No database error
WordPress 5.7.2 compatible
PHP 7.4.8 compatible
Frequently updated
Active Users i i
Total Downloads
WordPress.org Rating4.74.5
WP Hive Overall Rating4.74.5
Support Threads3197
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No problems were detected during tests.
5

Overall Quality

5
5

Ease of Use

5
5

Quality of Support

5
5

Value for Money

5
5

Features

5

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Awards & Achievements

Downloaded Most Downloaded of All Time

Highest Quality #7 in Most Downloaded of All Time

Downloaded Most Downloaded Last Week

Highest Quality #3 in Most Downloaded of the last week