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Open Source Visual Composer Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Visual Composer is Elementor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Visual Composer and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Visual Composer are Essential Addons for Elementor, SiteOrigin Page Builder, Brizy and ElementsKit.

Visual Composer alternatives are mainly Website Builders but may also be Prototyping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Visual Composer.
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  • FreemiumOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted
  • Wordpress

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  1. Elementor icon

    Elementor

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    41 alternatives to Elementor 

    Elementor is an advanced, open-source, drag and drop page builder for WordPress that lets you design your site from the front-end.

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    Essential Addons for Elementor

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Elementor
    • Wordpress
    11 alternatives to Essential Addons for Elementor 

    EA for Elementor is the most popular elements library to enhance Elementor page building experience. With 65+ advanced & creative elements, Essential Addons is powering up more than 400,000+ WordPress sites.

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  3. SiteOrigin Page Builder icon

    SiteOrigin Page Builder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    32 alternatives to SiteOrigin Page Builder 

    Page Builder by SiteOrigin is the page creation plugin for WordPress. It makes it easy to create responsive column based content, using the widgets you know and love. Your content will accurately adapt to all mobile devices, ensuring your site is mobile-ready.

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    Brizy

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Wordpress
    33 alternatives to Brizy 

    Brizy is user-friendly Page Builder! No designer or developer skills required because the only tools you'll need to master are click and drag.

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    ElementsKit

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    29 alternatives to ElementsKit 

    ElementsKit is an all-in-one addon for Elementor with flexible & handy page building features. Serving 500k+ satisfied users, ElementsKit packs 81+ free & premium elements, 8+ exclusive modules, 500+ Premade homepages & section layouts, and more!.

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    Live Composer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    • GitHub
    29 alternatives to Live Composer 

    Live Composer is a front-end WordPress page builder plugin. Front-end means you build the page directly on the page, not in the admin panel, which allows you to see exactly how the page will look like as you build it, with live feedback on every change you make.

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    Gantry

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Grav
    • Joomla
    • Wordpress
    41 alternatives to Gantry 

    Develop CMS themes quickly and efficiently while providing flexibility and ease-of-use for end-users. Gantry was born when the RocketTheme development team wanted to consolidate our extensive set of custom Grav, Joomla and WordPress theme functionality into a simple, easy to use...

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  8. Forge - Free Front End Page Builder icon

    Forge - Free Front End Page Builder

    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    29 alternatives to Forge - Free Front End Page Builder 

    Forge is a free WordPress plugin that helps you build incredible layouts with drag and drop. It works on the front end of your website, so you can design directly without having to save and preview.

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    Discontinued

    No longer available online. Site redirects to https://bigtheme.net/. Forge not found there. They suggest Genesis Framework for WordPress, not Forge. No updates on the WordPress site in awhile. https://wordpress.org/plugins/forge/ No reply when asked if it was still being updated.

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    WP Blockade

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    21 alternatives to WP Blockade 

    Create stunning drag and drop layouts from the WordPress editor you already know and love. Blockade is the WordPress Editor, done right.

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    Discontinued

    The last update was in April 2018.

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    Qazana

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    28 alternatives to Qazana 

    Layout Builder plugin for WordPress.

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    Discontinued

    The last release was in October 2017.

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