How To Convert WP Bakery Pages To Elementor Page Builder

Marci Guerra

In this article we will examine how to convert WP Bakery pages to Elementor. 

Migrating from WP Bakery (formerly known as Visual Composer) to Elementor in WordPress can be a useful way to switch to a more user-friendly and feature-rich page builder plugin.

How To Convert WP Bakery Pages To Elementor Page Builder

By following these steps, you can easily convert WP Bakery pages to Elementor pages in WordPress.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to successfully convert WP Bakery pages to Elementor pages in WordPress:

  1. Install and activate the Elementor plugin on your WordPress site.
  2. Open the page or post that you want to convert in the WP Bakery page builder.
  3. Click on the “Edit with Elementor” button at the top of the page.
  4. A new tab will open with the Elementor editor. The WP Bakery content will be automatically imported and displayed in the Elementor editor.
  5. You can now start editing the page using the Elementor editor. You can add new elements, modify the existing ones, or delete them as needed.
  6. Once you are satisfied with the changes, click the “Publish” button to save the changes and make the page live on your site.
  7. Repeat the above steps for each page or post that you want to convert from WP Bakery to Elementor.
  8. If you have a large number of pages and posts that you want to convert, you can use the Bulk Convert Addon plugin to automate the process. This plugin allows you to select multiple pages and posts and convert them all at once.
  9. After you have finished converting all the pages and posts, you can deactivate and delete the WP Bakery plugin from your WordPress site. This will remove all the WP Bakery-specific data from your site and clean up the database.
  10. If you are using custom templates or shortcodes created with WP Bakery, you will need to recreate them using Elementor’s template and shortcode features.
  11. If you have used any custom CSS code in your WP Bakery pages, you will need to add it to the Elementor page’s custom CSS section or to your theme’s style.css file.
  12. Finally, don’t forget to test your site to make sure that everything is working as expected after the conversion.

By following these steps, you can easily convert WP Bakery pages to Elementor pages in WordPress and take advantage of the advanced features and user-friendly interface of the Elementor page builder plugin.

Marci Guerra

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