For once again, Visual Composer is pioneering by giving you the long-awaited toolset with header, footer & sidebar editors! This is a revolution in website creating process and your opportunity fully design your website using tools that make Visual Composer a real theme builder.
We all know that WordPress themes can be finite in their options and layouts, and off and on there is a need for a change in the header or footer requiring decent coding skills. From now on, things are going to change forever – Visual Composer introduces 2.0 update which is a real game-changer for WordPress sites letting you create your website from top to bottom!
Header, Footer, Sidebar Editor
Visual Composer header, footer, and sidebar editor let you create an unlimited number of templates with a unique design or download ready-to-use templates from the Visual Composer Hub – a free template and elements library with unlimited access for Premium users.
If until now, theme users were stuck on a certain theme’s header or footer design, then now Visual Composer Website Builder solves the struggle giving you free hands to determine your own custom designs. This means that you can create a menu in the header or footer, add a logo or any other element of your choice.
In addition to header and footer editor, the sidebar editor is a real treasure for WooCommerce stores – it allows you to add products and categories thus drawing attention to their attributes (size, color, etc.). Additionally, a sidebar is a great place for your social media widgets, advertisement, and other CTA attributes.
You can create new headers, footers, and sidebars with just a snap using well known Visual Composer content elements and templates.
To create header, footer, and sidebar, follow these easy steps:
- In WordPress admin panel navigate to Visual Composer Settings and select what you want to create;
- Add new template;
- Name your new template;
- Use content elements and templates to create your headers, footers, and sidebars;
- Save your template.
For a quick start, you can also go with a ready-to-use header, footer, and sidebar templates. Visual Composer Hub offers you a list of a various header, footer, and sidebar templates to be used as a basis for your own styling.
When you install a certain WordPress theme, it has a defined page layout where header, footer, and sidebar usually is set by default. But what if you need a different page layout for one specific page? That’s when Visual Composer page layouts come to be a very handy tool, giving you the option to select one of the predefined layouts or proceed with the default one.
This is a sweet treat for all of you guys – with just a click, Visual Composer lets you over design the defined theme, so you are no longer depending on its layouts!
In fact, being able to design your own page layouts, you become your own website theme builder! And once that goes on, you don’t need to spend your money on premium WordPress themes because now with Visual Composer you are able to create one for yourself!
At Visual Composer, we always strive to stay optimized to be compatible with other WordPress plugins. Paying attention to our customers’ needs and wishes, we make sure that if needed, it’s easy for you to integrate 3rd party plugins on your site.
With Visual Composer you can gain an access to the compatibility elements for the most popular WordPress plugins:
- Advanced Custom Fields
- Contact Form 7
- Slider Revolution
- Gravity Forms
- Ninja Forms
- Layer Slider
- Essential Grid
- EventsOn Calendar
- WP Forms
- NextGen Gallery
- Envira Gallery
- MailChimp for WP
- AddtoAny Share Buttons
If your favorite plugin is not on the list, remember that you can always use Shortcode element!
So Far So Good!
And it will only get better – be the first one to have unlimited website design options! With Visual Composer new 2.0 update, it’s a perfect time to upgrade to Premium!
As always, we would love to hear from you – comment, question and leave your feedback below.
Happy creating! 🙂