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When it comes to plugins for laying out the pages on your
WordPress site, WPBakery Page Builder is a hard one
to beat. This easy-to-use drag-and-drop page builder with over 200
unique addons will help developers and novices alike create
just about any layout imaginable.  

But
for users looking to modify just one page in a specific way, this powerful page builder
is probably overkill. That’s why we’ve scoured CodeCanyon for the most useful WordPress
page layout plugins and come up with these 12 that will meet a variety of
needs.

If you’re
looking for just the right grid to display your blog posts, photos, products,
testimonials, social media streams, services or whatever else you have in mind, the Essential Grid WordPress Plugin has got you covered.

This multipurpose
grid enables you to display any content on your WordPress site in your choice of elegant grid form. First, you decide what source
you want to use for your grid entry. Then, you customise the grid by choosing
from three available styles, before selecting your required number of columns and
rows and setting the spacing for the items. From there, you can add any number of skins
available to customise your look further.

Essential Grid WordPress Plugin

Notable features:

  • over 25 example skins included
  • widely varied content sources possible, including images,
    YouTube, and HTML5 self-hosted video
  • various animation styles available
  • responsive and mobile optimised
  • and more

Essential
Grid WordPress Plugin
is an engaging and visually appealing way to show off content on your WordPress page.

User webdesigndmc says:

“It’s a great plugin and they have even greater support.”

FlatFolio is another great option for those
looking for an alternative grid layout. Aside from being highly customisable,
the plugin has the additional benefit of offering both Carousel and Slider functions as well. You can customise the
grid with logos, captions, coloured overlays, titles and subtitles, hover
shadows, and more.

FlatFolio

Notable features:

  • preview feature
  • carousel and slider features
  • unlimited item formats
  • various overlay effects
  • and more

For creatives and other users
wanting to show off their visual content, FlatFolio is a versatile and
easy-to-use layout choice. 

User stefkouf says:

“Great plugin, very quick solution to my problem.”

If you’ve ever
wished for the freedom to place a widget in the content area of your WordPress site
page, the Sidebar and Widget Manager has heard your prayers. The plugin allows
you complete control of where you add widgets to your site’s pages by expanding
the placement possibility beyond the sidebar and footer area to the page content
area.

Sidebar and Widget Manager

Notable features:

  • drag-and-drop grid
    manager
  • vertical or
    horizontal widget alignment
  • ability to display
    or hide any widget on any page
  • supports any kind of
    content
  • and more

Being able to add
widgets to any area of your WordPress site page with the Sidebar & Widget Manager plugin is a great way to build your own
unique page layout.

User JohnDoe_VI says:

“If you want to create a custom layout of a WordPress site, this is the plugin you want to have in your tool chest.”

The Content Manager for WordPress plugin is probably the
most versatile of the plugins in this list because it allows you to create any
kind of layout you desire in three simple steps. Simply add a new page, create
your desired layout with the drag-and-drop interface, and then add your
content. 

Content Manager for WordPress

Notable features:

  • ability to add unlimited fully editable pages
  • 10 layout colours
  • 30 Google Font options
  • multiple language support
  • and more

User Harald777 says:

“Really good plugin and superb support. Would recommend this to every WordPress user who wants a flexible and simple content manager. Really great.”

The Stupid Simple Testimonials plugin makes it super easy to
add testimonials or quotes to your page layout. Using a simple shortcode that
can be inserted in pages, posts, and widgets, the plugin features eight unique
ways to customise your page layout.

Stupid Simple Testimonials

Notable features:

  • grid layout
    automatically adjusts to match the total number of testimonials
  • six unique colour
    schemes provided to match your theme
  • ability to divide your testimonials into categories for easy management
  • ability to edit using the standard WordPress editor
  • and more

The Stupid Simple Testimonials plugin is
a straightforward way to alter your page layout and will integrate your testimonials or
quotes into your site in a crisp, professional fashion.

What’s a great site
without an equally great menu layout to help your visitors navigate your
content seamlessly? The UberMenu plugin is designed to facilitate just such easy
navigation. The highly customisable and responsive plugin offers seven main
menus and several submenu options to suit a wide variety of tastes and needs.

UberMenu

Notable features:

  • easy to add images and descriptions
  • Google Maps
  • choice of 18 layout
    variables
  • fully responsive and compatible with mobile and touch-enabled
    devices
  • extensive user-friendly
    documentation
  • and more

UberMenu works out of the box with the WordPress menu system, making it simple to get started and create gorgeous menus quickly and easily.

User lariosn says:

“UberMenu is simply fantastic and its support is just amazing.”

If you’re looking
for a clean and elegant way to keep your customers, clients, or followers
updated on your public appearances, then adding the WordPress Pro Events Calendar
plugin to your WordPress page layout might be the right solution for you. 

WordPress Events Calendar

Notable features:

  • responsive layout
  • let users submit events from the front-end
  • add special dates to your calendar like holidays
  • import events from an ICS feed or Facebook

User DrDanHall says:

“This calendar system is the best for the money. I had used EventOn but the constant add-on cost was unbearable. Pro Event calendar includes all the features I had for much less. Great system.”

With the WordPress Content Boxes Plugin, it’s all about boxes. 43 stylishly designed boxes to be precise, any of which users can select
to contain and showcase site content, like testimonials, social icons,
team members, products, pricing lists, etc.

WordPress Content Boxes Plugin

Notable features:

  • over 1,000 icons
  • highly customisable
  • ability to use multiple content boxes in one page
  • and more

Though one of the newer additions to CodeCanyon, WordPress
Content Boxes Plugin with Layout Builder
is sure to be a big favourite in
the coming months. 

User Tixylix says:

“This is a very well-built plugin and the addon/template customisation options are superb. So glad I stumbled across it–fantastic!”

Media Grid is a terrific plugin that allows you to create unlimited responsive, filterable and paginated portfolios quickly and easily. You can create your own layout and mix any media to create unique galleries. The plugin allows for a high degree of customisation to every element of your gallery. 

Notable features:

  • unlimited layout-free portfolios
  • visual, drag-and-drop grid builder
  • ability to create grids using any public post on your website 
  • one-click grid cloning system

User seamusberkeley says:

“This is the best image plugin available—lots of flexibility and dynamic organization of images. Customer support is responsive too—Luca replied to questions promptly.”

Created by the authors of the WPBakery Page Builder, Templatera is a WordPress template manager that allows users to create, manage and set access to templates based on the user role or content type.

Templatera

Notable features:

  • easy content reuse across templates
  • edit content across templates from one central place
  • ability to import or export templates in XML format
  • and more

User rikfik says:

“This plugin is awesome! It saves me a lot of time build my pages. Great job. Thanks.”

Quform is an advanced WordPress plugin that allows you to quickly and easily build multiple forms. This drag-and-drop form builder is feature-rich, easy to use, and has a wide variety of templates that enable you to build all kinds of forms ranging from complex quotes to booking forms and simple contact forms, without ever writing any code. A few clicks and you have fully functional forms—it’s that simple. 

QuformWordPress Form Builder

Notable features:

  • responsive forms
  • drag-and-drop form elements
  • file uploads, sent as attachments or saved to the server (or both)
  • live preview while building

User adynsol says:

“Amazing script, easy to install, very well documented and with a ton of configs. Nice work.”

DHWCPage is a template builder that helps you create any layout for your WooCommerce page quickly and easily. The plugin, which requires WPBakery Page Builder to work, is easy to install and configure and requires no coding skills. 

DHWCPage

Notable features:

  • supports WooCommerce shortcodes
  • works with any theme
  • create a single product by category or product type
  • display the product description and review separately

User mydiamondlive says:

“A must have plugin for eCommerce websites that want to put extra design features for products and to stand out from the rest.”

Conclusion

These 12
plugins just scratch the surface of page layout plugins available at Envato Market. So if
none of them catch your fancy, there are plenty of other great options there to
hold your interest.

If you’re interested in other WordPress plugins, check out these articles:

And if you
want to improve your skills building WordPress sites, check out the ever so useful free WordPress tutorials we have on offer.


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