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WordPress security is being a biggest market ever in online marketing space when thousands of websites are cracked down each day due to vulnerable security issue and website owners are to pass very crucial time in providing extra security layer for their most popular website or business blog costing huge money for their business.

Today I will discuss WordPress security vulnerabilities, how to understand your Website is hacked and a complete setup procedure of a famous WordPress security suite iThemes Security Pro. Let’s begin…

Vulnerabilities of WordPress Security

WordPress websites face number of potential and highly targeted vulnerabilities that are today biggest issue for website owners to run a WordPress site without trouble. To all of us in common sense we think changing “admin” as username and choosing a strong password can protect our site in many ways. Apparently it’s true that choosing strong password is a big deal but in terms of ensuring a whole security layer for WordPress site only a strong password can’t help a lot indeed.

Following the potential WordPress vulnerabilities

  • Server vulnerabilities
  • Theme security
  • Plugin security
  • File permissions
  • Securing specific files (like wp-admin and wp-config and wp-includes)
  • Database security
  • Computer vulnerabilities
  • FTP vulnerabilities
  • and more

The above mentioned vulnerabilities can’t be fixed with a single plugin or service provider but in a combination of recommended products and services a WordPress site can be made sure 100% secured and safe from all kinds of potential attacks.

And it’s a goal for website owners who think for real online business to protect their sites from all kinds of potential vulnerabilities by any means.

So today I will walk you out through understanding WordPress site hacking and reducing your WordPress vulnerabilities by installing a recommended WordPress security tool “iThemes Security Pro.”

How to Understand if Your Site is being Hacked?

Understanding whether your site is being hacked or not is a biggest deal to you since you’re in a space where website hacking is a common phenomena. There are few certain activities that can ensure you will always be updated with the latest events of your website especially regarding unusual activities like website hacking.

Following are quite few ways you can measure your website’s health

  • Google Webmaster Tools: GWT is the best place to start out searching vulnerabilities of your WordPress site through advanced search console dashboard. If your site is in potential attack then immediately Google will warn you and display a message in your Search console mailbox in addition you will get that message sent to your Gmail account.
  • Sucuri Sitecheck: Sucuri Sitecheck is a free service to scan your entire WordPress site to check potential vulnerabilities of your site. If you scan your site with Sucuri free plan then you may not get notifications of critical problems and errors that you will get from Sucuri paid plan. So it’s recommended to go through Sucuri paid plan to get real time notifications of your site health. Sucuri can give you heads up for website malware, spam injections, defacing or blacklisting.
  • CodeGuard: CodeGaurd is a time machine for your WordPress site that is a fantastic and more reliable website backup – which track all of your changes daily. Try CodeGuard with free trial.
  • Google Alerts: Google alerts can provide free services to head you up scheduled alerts with the aid of Google analytics tool for website activities and potential vulnerabilities of your WordPress site. This tutorial better explains how to use Google analytics and alerts together to monitor your Website latest events and activities.

So we have learned about potential WordPress security vulnerabilities and how to understand whether your site is being hacked or not. Now I will show you up a complete setting up tutorials for a famous WordPress security tool “iThemes Security Pro”

As the name suggests it’s a full version of iThemes security, though you can follow this tutorial if you run a free version except Pro features.

iThemes Security Pro

iThemes security(formerly Better WP Security) is one of the most popular WordPress security plugins in the market today which offers 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site from attacks. To date iThemes Security receives 4.7 out of 5 ratings with 7M+ active installs.

iTemes security - formerly better WP Security

Install and Activate

iThemes Security comes with both free and paid version. If you think for business then it’s recommended that you go for paid version for enabling extra security layer across your WordPress site with multiple security settings. If money is a concern then go for free version.

Anyway for tutorial purpose I will show how to install and activate Pro version of iThemes security in WordPress site.

First of all go to iThemes.com/security and download iThemes Security choosing a preferred plan

After buying iThemes Security Pro you need to activate license for your website with iThemes Sync Standard. To activate license simply click on “Licensing” and choose “Setup 10 Sites for Free”

Licensed sites

Now you can buy iThemes Sync Standar (10 sites) with $0.00. After buying you will receive a welcome message from iThemes allowing you to login your Sync dashboard.

Login to your iThemes Sync account and add your current WordPress site to iThemes Sync. You can add maximum 10 sites in iThemes Sync for free.

Add a site

Now download iThemes Security Pro from Downloads section. After that login to your WordPress account, install and activate the plugin with regular WordPress plugin installation method.

iThemes Security Download

The very first step is to activate the licensing option for iThemes Security Pro. To activate license navigate Settings −> iThemes Licensing

Now select your iThemes products and click on “License Products” button. After licensing product you will see Expiration of each product with Product status.

Licensed products

After that head to Security −> Dashboard and click on “Secure Your Site Now.” There are four important steps you need to take action before setting up iThemes Security.

Important First Step

Important first step

Backup Your Site: Before to get started with iThemes security it’s recommended to backup your database

Allow File Updats: iThemes Security requires to write up on wp-config.php and .htaccess files. So before to give those rights you should allow file updates. Click on “Allow file updates” button

Secure Your Site: This is a default setting that can not conflict with other plugins or themes.

Help Us Improve: iThemes Security Pro would like to collect anonymous date about features you use to help improve this plugin. Press, Yes, I’d like to help button.

Finally click “Dismiss” to get back to the Security Dashboard panel

Dashboard

iThemes Security pro dashboard

Don’t Lock Yourself Out

iThemes security is very strong to secure your WordPress site from all the potential spam attacks that come from website users or hackers. It doesn’t care who you are, if it detects any unusual activity even from Website administrator it will lock you out.

This can be troublesome on sites with existing errors like admin lockout and you had to take action such as removing plugin files from your WordPress Plugins directory through File Manager on server-end.

So if you don’t want to get yourself into serious technical trouble like this then whitelist your IP by clicking on Temporarily Whitelist my IP for 24 hours.

Getting Started

In Getting started guide you will watch a quick walk-through video about iThemes security pro installation and setup documentations. Also if you have any question regarding iThemes products you can get help by clicking on “Get Help Now” button

Security Status

Security Status check

Security Status section represents your site’s High risks, Medium risks, and Low risks points where you must take action like fixing issues by clicking on Fix it button.

High Priority

  • XML-RPC requests can try multiple authentication attempts per request. Attackers can use this to speed up their brute force attacks.
  • Malware scanning is not scheduled to run automatically.
  • You are not allowing two-factor authentication

So the above mention activities must be done in order to keep your site safe (as it’s now under risk) of very potential attacks.

By clicking on Fix it button you can fix every critical issue individually in “Settings” section

Medium Priority

  • Your website is not protected against bots looking for known vulnerabilities. Consider turning on 404 protection.
  • Your login area is partially protected from brute force attacks. We recommend you use both network and local blocking for full security.
  • Your WordPress Dashboard is using the default addresses. This can make a brute force attack much easier.

The above mentioned security signals are performed in your site as Medium priority tasks and these are displayed in a yellow highlighted zone meaning that these are imperative to fix to enable strong security coating across your site.

Low Priority

In Low Priority section you will see handful of tasks that are less responsible of causing critical issues across your site. But it’s strongly recommended that you fix each and every issue very carefully because your site’s security is a big concern after all.

Settings

iThemes Security Pro Settings copy

 

Global Settings

Global settings are the initial security settings of iThemes Security that controls your site’s unethical login attempts through locking out process. In Global settings you mostly take actions in Notification Email, Blacklist Lookback Period, Lockout Period, Lockout White List etc.

404 Detection

404 detection looks at a user (possible hacker) who is hitting a large number of non-existing pages and getting a large number of 404 errors.

Away Mode

Your site normally remains active login for 24 hours unless you activate Away Mode feature. This setting will allow you to disable access to the WordPress Dashboard for the specified period. In addition to limiting exposure to attackers this could also be useful to disable site access based on a schedule for classroom or other reasons.

Brute Force Protection

If one had unlimited time and wanted to try an unlimited number of password combinations to get into your site they eventually would, right? This method of attack, known as a brute force attack, is something that WordPress is acutely susceptible by default as the system doesn’t care how many attempts a user makes to login.

By enabling this feature your site will be safe from unwanted brute force attacks

Hide Login Area

Enable this to hide the login page (wp-login.php, wp-admin, admin and login) making it harder to find by automated attacks and making it easier for users unfamiliar with the WordPress platform.

Malware Scanning

iThemes Malware scanning is powered by Sucuri Sitecheck. It checks for known malware, blacklisting status, website errors, and out-of-date software.

Strong Password

Force users to use strong passwords as rated by the WordPress password meter.

System Tweaks

These are advanced settings that may be utilized to further strengthen the security of your WordPress site.

Advanced Settings

iThemes Security Pro advanced

Admin User

This feature will improve the security of your WordPress installation by removing common user attributes that can be used to target your site.

WordPress Salts

A secret key makes your site harder to hack and access by adding random elements to the password.

Change Content Directory

Changing the name of the Content Directory on a site that already has images and other content referencing it will break your site. For this reason, it is highly recommended that you only change the Content Directory on a fresh WordPress install.

Change Database Prefix

WordPress assigns the prefix “wp” to all tables in the database where your content, users, and objects exist. This is also a vulnerable point of any WordPress. By enabling this setting you can generate a new database table prefix.

Pro

 

iThemes Security Pro copy

These are the pro features that only included in iThemes Security Pro, which contains some most advanced site security layer especially Malware Scan Scheduling, WordPress Password Expiration, Google reCAPTCHA, Two-Factor Authentication, and User Logging.

If you don’t have a pro version then use this link to download iThemes Security Pro

Malware Scan Scheduling

Protect your site with automated malware scans. When this feature is enabled, the site will be automatically scanned each day. If a problem is found, an email can be sent to select users.

Privilege Escalation

Enabling this feature will allow administrators to temporarily grant extra access to a user of the site for a specified period of time.

WordPress Passwords

Use this option to strengthen the passwords users use to log in to your site.

reCAPTCHA

reCAPTCHA

Protect your site from bots by verifying that the person submitting comments or logging in is indeed human.

Two-Factor Authentication

Two factor Authentication

To allow users to log in with two-factor authentication, enable one or more two-factor providers. Once at least one two-factor provider is enabled, users can configure two-factor authentication from their profile.

Backups

BackupBuddy

By clicking on this button you will be taken to iThemes Backup plugin Backup Buddy. If you use iThemes Security then it’s highly recommended to use also BackupBuddy to ensure your site’s full backup and database backup scheduling.

Logs

In this section you will see various security log information regarding Don’t Lock Yourself Out, Security log Data and Log Summary. If you want you can clear logs anytime.

Help

To get instant help from iThemes Security expert team you can easily create a support ticket by clicking on “Create a support ticket” button or get Hack repair service from Sucuri and iThemes recommended hack repair partner to get things back in order.

Conclusion

WordPress security is indeed a big concern to many people who are in internet marketing space and do maintain number of websites and blogs for their businesses. Hackers are unstoppable and they’re damn terror to vulnerable WordPress sites that can be easily cracked down by some simple steps of hacking procedures.

After having countless WordPress security services and security experts in our industry still many people can’t have a calm and peaceful sleep for a night for their most beloved website or blog. We know how hard to stop hacking attempts made by hackers to a million dollar worth website when on average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day.

iThemes Security Pro can be your ultimate solution of getting away of all kinds of hacking attempts made by hackers. This security tool never causes any downtime issue across site and it’s a handy WordPress security suite of any time.

Let me know your thoughts about iThemes Security Pro, I would be happy to know your positive feedback about this product.

WordPress site migration from older hosting to newer hosting has been a common practice to internet professionals those who run multiple businesses with websites and hosted them on different hosting companies.

Site migration is a big concern to users who tried a poorer hosting provider first and later understood the significant lacking in hosting services that made him/her decided to leave the hosting provider immediately.

Today in this article I have covered a complete WordPress site migration procedure that any user both newbie and pro can understand and easily apply on their recent site migration procedure.

Why You Want to Migrate your Site from Older host to New host?

WordPress site migration process seems to be complex to many users but the ultimate truth is that website migration is really a complicated process if you’re not enough savvy in your space.

To professionals and experts website migration is the easiest task as they do it always but you must know whether you migrate your site or reinstall your site to new hosting you have to perform specific tasks accurately that can lead you to be success for sure.

The reasons behind website migration from older hosting to newer hosting are

  • You sucked getting instant support from your older hosting provider
  • You see lacking in website uptime performances or gradual downtime in your site handling unlimited traffic due to limited Bandwidth issue
  • Your hosting provider is not any trusted brand in the industry and you don’t put enough faith in their services as your business is a big matter to you
  • Your hosting provider takes much cost providing poor services
  • + Tons of reasons of website migration from older host to a new host.

So today you decided to migrate your WordPress site from older host to new host, right?

Before to go ahead ask yourself have you selected a good, trusted, and branded hosting provider leaving your older hosting account where you can put your 100% trust or still you can’t find any better hosting provider and only came here to understand the WordPress site migration process.

Then don’t worry I can suggest you a better hosting provider for WordPress which is globally trusted and reliable hosting provider “Bluehost”.

Frankly speaking all of my WordPress sites are hosted in Bluehost and I’m using their services for a few years now while I didn’t see any downtime in their hosting services.

And their support team is very good in both messaging and chatting services.

You can ask for any help anytime regarding hosting services with Bluehost without any hassle

Again you can get access to many premium services (Google apps, Google Adwords, Bing ads, Facebook ads etc.) with certain discounts through Bluehost.

Need to Know More about Bluehost — Go to Bluehost.com

Important Note

In this tutorial I will teach you how to migrate your WordPress site from any host to Bluehost.com in hassle free way. I have used Bluehost Plus plan to host all the files.

Complete WordPress site Migration

Below I have organized a complete WordPress site migration procedure focusing on newbie and pro users. I have cracked a complex process into an easy process of WordPress site migration through step by step guides. Let’s go ahead.

Backup Website files

Your first step begins with website file backing up process with any software. This can be a self hosted WordPress backup software (BackupBuddy or VaultPress etc.) or a third party client software Filezilla.

Self hosted backup software is much better than third party software as third party backup software can’t include .HTACCESS file which is a must for WordPress to properly setup permalinks and run your website.

.HTACCESS file can’t display in third party client software since it’s a hidden file and it can only be visible when your third party software’s settings enabled to show hidden files.

It’s a bit complicated process to many of us so we should go for self hosted WordPress backup plugin like BackupBuddy or VaultPress.

If you want to use BackBuddy which is an iThemes product then follow the steps below

Login to your WordPress account and head to BackupBuddy −> Backup

Now click on “Complete Backup” and wait few minutes until your downloadable zip file is ready.

Download zip file

When backup is done click on Download backup file

Based on your Website data files it requires more/less time.

Backup database

Your second step begins with Database backing up process which is as simple as website file backup process. To backup you WordPress site’s database you need to login your hosting account cPanel

Now scroll down the page until you reach “Database tools” section

Click on “phpMyAdmin” icon and you will be redirected to phpMyAdmin section

phpMyAdmin

If your hosting account requires Username and Password then provide and click on “Go”

Now search for your exact website’s database (if you have multiple sites hosted in one account)

Once you have found your website’s database simply click on “Export” button

export database file

The export method is selected to “Quick – display only the minimal options” which you don’t need to change also the output format is selected to “SQL” which you also don’t need to change.

So leave rest everything and click on “Go” and save your database SQL .zip file on a safe place may be on desktop or another place you want.

So we have got a complete Website’s backup file and Database file. Now we will move forward to do what others remaining yet.

Upload your website files to new host via FTP software

You’re now migrating your site from older hosting to newer hosting account so already you have registered your domain with a new hosting company and they have provided you new hosting account details, right?

Now use your FTP account login details (FTP Hostname, Username and Password) on Filezilla and click “Quickconnect”

You will see all your website files under Remote Site: in Filezilla

Now access “public_html” folder

choose public_html

On the left panel in Local site: search for your Website backup files in an unzipped file and select all files using “Ctrl + A” buttons on your keypads

Right click on your mouse and choose “Upload”

upload website fir with Filezilla

File upload may take 20 minutes (estimated) or more if you have larger website files

When you’re done uploading website files go back to your newer hosting account Cpanel

Navigate to Databases and click on “MySQL Databases”

MySQL Database

Here you have to create a new database associated with a new MySQL user account with password.

Create new Database

To create a new database simply type a name right after New Database i.e. wp1 and click on Create Database

MySQL Database

You will see a new database is created

Now type your Database name on a notepad because we will need this later

Create new Mysql user

Now you have to create a new MySQL user account for that newly created database

To create a MySQL user account head to “MySQL Users” and use following details

Username: Type any name for MySQL username

Password: Generate a new password by using “Password Generator” but you must save that password because we will need this password later

Create new mysql user

Finally click on “Create A User” button and you will see a new MySQL User is created, you must type your new MySQL user name on a notepad because we will need this also later.

Click on “Go Back” button to go back to “MySQL Databases”

Add a User to a Database

Now you have to add User to Database so that you can get rights to upload your database file to new hosting account.

To add User to Database simply head to “Add a User to a Database”

Add user to database

Choose your newly created Database and User and click on “Add User” button

Now check “ALL PRIVILEGES” and click “Make Changes”

All privileges

You will see Privileges are getting updating and a message will display that you have successfully granted privileges on the database.

Successfully granted user to database

Click on “Go Back” button to get back to Cpanel

Note down your new Mysql account details

Note: You have created a new Database and associated MySQL user account with a unique password. Now you have organize all these details (Database, MySQL User and Password) on a single notepad because will need this to complete migration process.

Upload Database files

Now you have to upload your backup Database file to newly created MySQL Databases to access your site without losing any data file.

To upload Database click on Cpanel and head to “Database tools or Databases”

Now click on “phpMyAdmin” and select your newly created Database

phpMyAdmin

Click on “Import” button and browse you Database .SQL file

File format is selected to SQL so you don’t need to bring any change on file format

Import SQL File

Click on “Go” and all your database files will be uploaded to new database account

Change wp-config.php file

Now you have to bring a simple change in wp-config.php file in which is located in your WordPress data file

To bring changes in wp-config.php file go back to Cpanel account and head to “File Manager”

choose site at File manager

Select your domain and click on “Go”

Open wp-config.php file using “Code editor” tool

Change wp-config-php

Now change

DB_NAME: With your Database name

DB_USER: With your MySQL User

DB_PASSWORD: With MySQL Password

Finally click on “Save Changes” and you’re successfully migrated your site to new hosting account

Congratulations!!

Change Nameservers

You have still own important thing left completing your site migration process by 100% which is changing hosting Nameservers.

You domain Nameserver is still pointed to older hosting account, right?

So change that Nameservers to newer hosting account and wait up to 48 hours to get Nameservers globally propagated.

Enjoy new hosting services!

You have done a complete WordPress site migration from older hosting to newer hosting account without losing any data, web traffic or content through a secured site migration procedure.

I hope your WordPress site migration process has done successfully without any issue and you learned the easiest way of site migration. If you get any trouble in anywhere of the entire process don’t forget to let us know about your problem in comment section.

Enjoy your new hosting service.

We have come across a famous WordPress page builder plugin Visual Composer which is a drag and drop frontend and backend page builder that will save you tons of time working on our site content. You’ll be able to take full control of your WordPress site, and build any layout you can imagine – no programming knowledge required!

This is the first WordPress page builder plugin that gives you full control over responsiveness. It has never been easier to control how your site – or individual parts of it – behaves on different devices.

Visual Composer is already featured on Forbes, web designer, CHRIS LEMA, WPExplore, wplift™ and more top publications.

Here in this tutorial we will provide you an A-Z guide about Visual Composer, and its functionalities.

What is Visual Composer Page Builder?

Visual Composer is a WordPress page builder plugin that makes easy to create and design pages and blog posts from frontend and backend editor mode on WordPress. Visual Composer is an award winning page building tool which is currently enabled on 1+ Million WordPress sites and themes.

The move a beginner can do in WordPress is to create and design pages and posts like a pro user without typing a single piece of code and it’s all possible with Visual Composer. Visual Composer provides 40+ page building elements and tools that can help you to create any kind of blog post or page you want to promote your products and services.

You can create a product landing page, Call to action page, single webpage, media rich page with Visual Composer and within minutes. Your pages will be 100% responsive guaranteed!

Not only administrator can access Visual Composer on a single site but also the associated blog authors, editors and contributors can use Visual Composer to manage the site. Except these there are tons of premium features included inside Visual Composer.

How Visual Composer Works?

Visual Composer is a WordPress page builder plugin which controls the theme options on any WordPress site after getting installed and activated. This plugin provides 40+ effective page building elements in different categories to create, design and publish your blog post and page that can grab user’s attention with higher usefulness.

After installing and activating Visual Composer on your WordPress site, you will see a new link generated on your Admin tab calls “Edit with Visual Composer.” This is only visible on pages as default option but you can also choose posts, so that you can edit your existing blog posts with Visual Composer.

Simply click on that link and you will be brought up Visual Composer editor mode where you won’t see WordPress admin tab.

You create pages, save to drag, switch to backend or frontend mode and publish your page etc. all these can be done with Visual Composer tab options.

So, you understood how Visual Composer works, now move on what are included inside and how effectively you can use Visual Composer to create catchy blog post and page that matter your business.

What are Included in Visual Composer?

After buying Visual Composer your first step is to install the plugin and activate with license in order to get future releases from the Author WPBakery to keep your version always updated that enhances your sites health and keeps WordPress version improved.

To install Visual Composer you need to download it from official site CodeCanyon.net and then download the plugin file, license certificate and purchase code (txt) file. The license certificate is given in a text file but you need Secret API key which can be found on your Envato account panel under “API Keys” section.

Learn more about Visual Composer installation and activation.

So you have installed and activated Visual Composer on your WordPress site, now access Pages −> Add New page

You will see two editor options right above WordPress default editor: Backend Editor and Frontend Editor.

Backend Editor

Backend Editor allows you to create, edit and publish your pages, posts from WordPress backend side providing intuitive page building elements and tools. Prefer to edit a page from backend simply click on “Backend Editor” button and scroll down the page a little until you reach Visual Composer.

Backend Editor

Now click on “Add Element” and you will see 49 more elements to design and create your pages that rock!

In Backend editor you will get almost all kinds of options to design your page except “Responsive preview” which is only trigger when editing pages with fronted mode. The Backend editor looks like smaller in its area comparing to the Frontend editor mode, right? But you can switch to Full screen mode to edit your page with maximum flexibility.

Learn more about Visual Composer Backend editor tool.

Frontend Editor

Frontend Editor is most wide, intuitive and flexible page editor mode that empowers your blog posts and pages with rich content and provides higher user experience. To edit your page with Frontend mode simply click on “Frontend Editor” button.

Frontend Editor

Now you’re on Frontend editor mode where you can get an advantage that you can edit your page as an administrator and watch your page as a visitor. So you can understand how effectively you can represent your content to audience and how to grab their attention providing rich content.

Learn more about Visual Composer Frontend Editor.

Visual Composer Elements

With Visual Composer you will get 49 page building elements that are divided in different categories and allow you to create pages that focus on specific visitors in your industry.

Visual Composer elements

Below are discussed few most popular elements in Visual Composer

Row

To start editing your page “Row” option is the most integral part you begin as it provides multiple columns, clone option to replace an existing row with other row and adds multiple elements in one section.

Row Options

To add a row click on “Add Element” button and choose “Row”. To divide the row in multiple columns click on “Show row controls” and choose “Change layout.” To clone your row simply click on “Clone Row” and you will see another row created below the existing row.

If you want to delete the Row simply click on “Delete Row” icon and the “Row” will be removed.

Post Grid

Post grid is an important element to display random posts sin grid style with full-width or default layout mode. With post grid settings you can define data source post, page, attachment or any other source from your blog. You can narrow data source by categories, tags or custom taxonomies.

Choose different display styles: Show all, Load more, Lazy loading, and Pagination. In design options you can define custom css with margin, border, padding and other style properties. You can even create custom grid style to display your blog posts.

Learn how to use Visual Composer Grid element builder.

Text Block

Text block is a simple WYSIWYG editor which is as like your WordPress default editor but provides more options to control over external design defining Extra class name, CSS Box and other design properties: Border color, Border style, Border radius, Box controls and Background.

Image Gallery

With Image Gallery you can add images in slider mode with easy navigation options. There are four kinds of Gallery type: Flex slider fade, Flex slider slide, Nivo slider, and Image grid. The Image source can be Media library or External links. In addition the Gallery slider is full responsive even you can check responsiveness with Responsive preview option.

Templates

Visual Composer Templates option allows you to easily load any template in different categories like About, Accordions, Call to Action, Charts, FAQs, Feature List, Full height parallax, Landing page and more.

Visual Composer templates

To add a template click on “Templates” tab and choose “Default Templates” and you will find 60+ templates in various categories. You can easily load any template by clicking on “Plus” icon. To preview the template click on “Preview template” button and you can see the preview of the template.

Template Preview

You can also create custom template and add to Visual composer template directory.

Page Settings

Page settings option allows you change Page Title also add Custom CSS to apply custom styling on any specific section across the page.

Page Settings

Visual Composer Settings

Visual Composer internal settings are important to control user access, enable/disable custom theme design, add custom shortcodes, and activate product licensing. In general settings you can enable/disable responsive content elements, add seven types of Google fonts subsets, enable guide tours which are shown in VC editors to help you to start working with editors. You can see them again by clicking button above.

Visual Composer settings

We have arranged following articles to learn more about Visual Composer settings:

Visual Composer Extensions

Visual Compose is supported by countless plugins in Codecanyon.net. Few of the most popular Visual Composer extensions include Ultimate Addon, Templatera, Easy Tables, Go Portfolio, Go Pricing, ARForms, Ajax Search Pro, Instagram Photo, Ultimate Woocommerce brand and much more.

Find more Visual Composer Extensions

Conclusion

Visual Composer is an ultimate page builder plugin which is to our sight the most powerful WordPress page builder than any other plugin in the market. This plugin has got many times updates from initial release fixing common bugs and errors in its functionalities and now it works with the latest version of WordPress without any issue.

Visual Composer has been installed over 1+ Million websites and still counting. Many top selling WordPress themes use this plugin to boost up theme’s performance.

We tried to provide you’re an A-Z guide about Visual Composer which can help you to decide whether to buy this plugin for your business.