Page Builder by SiteOrigin is one of the best page builder plugins in WordPress. Let us see how it stacks up against other page builder plugin in this review article.
Installing this plugin is as easy as installing any other WordPress plugin. After installing you can see a new Page Builder tab on top of the page.
To edit a page with the Page Builder plugin go to Dashboard→ Pages→ Add New. Click on the Page Builder tab.
You will get the Page Builder interface for editing your page.
You can add widgets, row, layouts from this interface on to your page. But when you try to convert an existing page, it will first take your permission before copying.
To get more ideas about the Page Builder functionalities, have a look at their documentation.
But, you will get the full exclusive features on the Pro version.
So let us talk about the features of the Page Builder by SiteOrigin.Because it’s the features that makes the product unique than others.
- Simple Drag n Drop
- Has an exclusive widget and row design
- No coding required
- Works with any kind of WordPress themes
- All the functions on a single page
- History Browser
- Live Editor
The advantages are,
- No steep learning curve
- It provides everything from buttons to images and maps to sliders
- Mobile Responsive
- Fast content loading
- Diversity in language. Available in 17 languages
- Search Engine friendly
- It can not save any template but clone it
- Doesn’t have any customization options for individual columns
- Lack of exclusive templates
- Premium support not available
Page Builder by SiteOrigin has action hooks and filters to customize the Rest API, make the page builder more customizable and automate the process. They have,
- Filtering HTML Structure.
- Filtering CSS.
- Filtering Custom Row Options.
For all the web designers out there, this Page Builder plugin is like a breath of fresh air. With its intuitive interface, any client can make some minor requirements as per their requirements. Therefore, reducing the time needed to design the page.
Also, a clean code is generated when using Page Builder. This code can be used for advanced customization.
Lines of code 10892
Logical lines of code 8861
Comment lines of code 2013
Methods by class 11.3
Lack of cohesion of methods 5.7
Average afferent coupling 1.45
Average efferent coupling 2.9
Average instability 0.71
Depth of Inheritance Tree 1.25
Average classes per package 40
Average distance 0
Average incoming class dependencies 0
Average outgoing class dependencies 0
Average incoming package dependencies 0
Average outgoing package dependencies 0
Average Cyclomatic complexity by class 45.6
Average Weighted method count by class 56.05
Average Relative system complexity 237.55
Average Difficulty 16.29
Average bugs by class 1.34
Average defects by class (Kan) 2.95
Cyclomatic Complexity Chart
To get more exclusive features of this page builder WordPress plugin you should go for the premium versions.
Page Builder by SiteOrigin makes the best uses of widgets and with clean codes adjustment, the developers can sigh a breath of relief.
For a basic free page building tool, Page Builder by SiteOrigin is a great option.