Pages and Posts are great for simple web content, and WordPress has some great built-in options for embedding media and creating photo galleries. But what if you want to do something more advanced, like create text in columns, create a FAQ page utilizing an accordion, or make a really neat staff directory?
Enter the Page Builder
One of the plugins that is offered for websites on our WordPress system is Beaver Builder, which is a Visual Page Builder especially for WordPress. Users of the SJU WordPress System can request to have this plugin activated on their sites.
Editing a Page Builder Page
Some of your pages on your website may be using page builder already! You will see a screen that looks like the picture below when you go to edit one of these pages. Click the big blue “Launch Page Builder” button! You’ll be brought into the page builder, where you can make your changes.
Using the Page Builder
The Page Builder offers a number of built-in page layouts (templates) and ways for displaying content (modules). Once the Page Builder is enabled on your site, you need to activate it on any page. Simply edit a page, and click the “Page Builder” tab.
Here is a great video tutorial created by a web developer on YouTube about using the Page Builder that should help you get started. We will be adding additional resources to this page along with additional tutorials to help you learn more about using Beaver Builder.