20 Best Drag and Drop WordPress Themes 2018

Divi

Divi is a highly flexible theme that combines great design with an intuitive, yet powerful page builder tool.

The Divi Builder is not just an add-on to this theme, but is instead tightly integrated into its core. This allows you to quickly build professional looking page layouts with ease, all through a visual, drag and drop interface.

For those that aren’t ready, or don’t need to build their own page layouts from scratch, Divi thankfully ships with 18 high quality pre-made layouts that can be used as is, or modified using the builder.

When creating your layouts with the drag and drop Divi Builder tool, you never have to worry about how your website will look on smaller screen devices, such as smartphones and tablets, as the whole package is fully responsive.

Thanks to the attractive pre-made layouts and impressive library of modules that can be added to your pages, the Divi theme and its drag and drop builder really does give you the freedom to build almost any website you want, without editing any code.

As Divi is an Elegant Themes product, it can be yours along with over 80 themes for one low price.

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X

X is one of the best-selling WordPress themes at the leading ThemeForest marketplace and it’s been totally revamped and updated for this year.

As part of the new and improved package, you will find over a dozen premium plugins that can be used to add a whole wealth of useful features to your website. These extensions cover marketing tools, newsletter integrations, sliders, image galleries, and more. Some of these tools have been created exclusively for X. This means that they will integrate seamlessly with this theme, while also not being available elsewhere.

Amongst the third party integrations you will find the premium Visual Composer plugin. This tool adds a drag and drop page builder to your website which can then be used to create custom layouts from scratch, or be used to modify the existing templates that come with X. As Visual Composer also comes with its own extensive library of modules, there really is no limit to the type of pages you can build with this best-selling tool.

X is a package that contains multiple themes within a theme, and thanks to the addition of the drag and drop page builder tool, you can now create as many custom page layouts as your project demands.

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Headway

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Headway is one of the most well-known and impressive drag and drop themes for WordPress.

Creating your custom pages with this theme is as straightforward as it gets. Simply drag and drop the pre-defined layout blocks into place, and then style the appearance of your layout in the design editor.

Headway comes with a selection of high quality professional templates which can be totally tweaked and customized to meet your needs. Alternatively you can start from scratch and let your creative juices flow in order to build totally unique and personalized designs for your website.

It’s worth pointing out that Headway lets you build or customize the entirety of your theme, rather than just the page area. Headers, footers, sidebars, and backgrounds area all up for customization, giving you a full range of control over how your theme and website looks.

With an impressive range of templates and building blocks on offer, Headway is the theme builder for those who demand total creative control over their projects.

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Pagelines DMS Framework

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Pagelines DMS Framework is another tool that is more than just a theme that can be customized with a drag and drop builder; and is instead something that gives you the ability to craft your own themes from scratch, or from one of the available templates.

With Pagelines you can take creative control over all aspects of your website, from the layout, right down to the typography settings of your blog posts. After building your layout and then dragging and dropping the page elements into place, you can then drill down into the customization options to really personalize all aspects of your website.

Pagelines DMS Framework includes an intuitive drag and drop interface and an impressive array of building blocks to help you build the website you’ve always wanted.

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Parallax

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Parallax has been created by the Themify team which means it comes complete with their bespoke drag and drop page builder tool.

As well as the power of the builder tool, this theme isn’t lacking in features of its own. As the name suggests you get a one page website that makes use of the impressive parallax scrolling effect.

While this theme is pretty flexible, those looking for a solution for creating an online portfolio or marketing website for an agency will find Parallax a good match for their needs.

When it comes to the included Themify Builder, this tool allows you to create your custom page designs either from the back end of your website, or by using the tool’s front end view and the live preview it gives you. To help you get started, Builder ships with a selection of useful pre-built layouts, while also giving you the ability to save your designs for quick reuse. You can even import and export your designs between sites.

Considering the Themify Builder is available on its own as a plugin for $39 and that you can get all the themes from this theme club for just $79, Parallax is a great value option.

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Total

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Total brings front end drag and drop editing to WordPress, all wrapped up in an attractive design.

As this is a multipurpose WordPress theme, it should be easily adaptable for any project and website you are working on, thanks to the full range of website skins on offer. Furthermore, each of the included skins can be customized through the theme options control panel, or through the integrated page builder tool.

That is not all you get with Total though as this package includes the premium Layer Slider, Slider Revolution, and Page Template Manager plugins. This high level of functionality makes it very easy to create the type of website you need, without having to reinvent the wheel and build your layouts from scratch.

With Total you can choose a skin that matches your requirements, then customize it in order to stamp your personality on the project.

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iThemes Builder

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iThemes Builder is a theme package that includes a drag and drop page builder tool and a useful library of building blocks to help you create the WordPress website you need.

With Builder you can either start from a blank canvas, or use one of the 90 Builder themes that are ready to be customized with this tool. When creating your designs it’s simply a case of defining a custom layout, and then populating it with the available blocks, before customizing their appearance and finally adding your content.

iThemes Builder has been around for a long time so if you are looking for an established tool that has been constantly improved and upgraded, this could be the one for you. Each pricing option comes with a selection of themes to help you get started.

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Engine

Engine-Theme

Engine has been created for those building a news or magazine style website who also want an integrated drag and drop page builder tool included in the package.

With a nod to the most successful viral news websites, Engine includes all the design elements and interactive features you need to help your content get shared across all the most popular social networks. This should not only help your website get more visitors, but also help you reap all the rewards that are associated with high levels of traffic.

Some of those features include the trending topics widget which elevates content as it becomes more popular, a fully functioning system for comparing any products or services you review, not to mention full bbPress and BuddyPress support for adding a social dynamic to your website.

When it comes to the drag and drop builder that is included with Engine, you can create your own custom layouts with ease, and then populate them with a range of page elements. Each element can then be styled to help you get the look and feel you need.

Another unique feature of the Engine theme is the mini sites tool. This allows you to build standalone sites within a site, complete with their own styling and settings. This feature would be ideal for anyone with a product or service with its own distinctive personality that they would like to promote through their main website.

If you are creating a content rich website and hope to leverage the power of the social networks, Engine is definitely worth taking for a test drive.

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Bridge

Bridge-Theme

Bridge includes over 50 pre-built configurations which allow you to set your website up based one on the included templates in just a few clicks. If 50 layouts isn’t enough for you, there are even more on the way, helping to make this one of the most multipurpose WordPress themes available.

For even more flexibility, Bridge also comes with the premium Visual Composer drag and drop page builder plugin. This means that not only can you create your own custom page layouts from scratch, but you can also modify any of the included templates to make them your own.

Bridge includes many of the most popular features found in the best WordPress themes. This includes animated transitions, full screen video backgrounds, content sliders, custom mega menus, a library of shortcodes, and a responsive layout with retina support.

Thanks to the large amount of pre-built website templates, there is little chance that any two websites built with Bridge will look the same.

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Enfold

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Enfold has been created by experienced theme developer Kriesi, one of the leading theme designers at the busy ThemeForest marketplace.

In a bid to build one of the most user friendly WordPress themes available, Enfold was born, and product marries an intuitive set of controls with an attractive design to help it become a very popular drag and drop WordPress theme.

As Enfold comes complete with a selection of pre-built configurations, including restaurant, business, portfolio, blogging, and coming soon website templates, it’s easy to apply a totally unique look and feel to your website at the touch of a few buttons.

However, if you want to go it alone and build your own design, you can still take advantage of the features of Enfold and build your own template by using the integrated drag and drop editor.

Despite its ease of use, Enfold comes with online documentation and narrated videos to help you get your website up and running as quickly as possible.

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Valenti

Valenti-Theme

Valenti is another news theme that will be of interest to anyone building a website with a busy content publishing schedule.

To allow you to create the ideal homepage layout that is tailored to the type of content you will be publishing, the Valenti drag and drop builder tool gives you all the power you need. This tool can also be used on the inner pages of your website, giving you plenty of freedom to build the website you want.

Valenti employs many of the latest design features to help make your content stand out from the crowd in a bid to draw busy readers deeper into your website. These little touches include animated hover effects, background image slideshows, parallax scrolling effects, full width featured images, and a range of interesting layout configurations.

The unique visual effects of Valenti and its customization tools make it a great choice for those looking for something different from their WordPress theme.

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Basis

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Basis has been created by the Theme Foundry development team and comes integrated with their custom page builder tool.

Using the builder is just a case of adding a layout section and then dragging and dropping the available elements into place.

Apart from the layout builder tool, Basis isn’t lacking in useful features. This theme includes a full width slideshow tool for showcasing your best work, a landing page or microsite template, and a range of customization options.

Choosing Basis gives you access to over 20 beginners videos covering how to use WordPress, making this an ideal choice for anyone looking for a bit of help on getting started.

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AMY

AMY-Theme

AMY is a highly flexible multipurpose WordPress theme that includes the leading Visual Composer page builder plugin.

The theme comes with a selection of pre-built configurations, designed especially for a range of different website types. This includes a freelance worker portfolio, a surf inspired configuration, and a WooCommerce compatible ecommerce configuration that is perfect for launching your own online store.

Part of the flexibility of AMY can be attributed to the 8 scroll styles and 18 colour schemes on offer. This theme also includes a slider for adding content rich slideshows to your homepage and other parts of your website.

If you appreciate having as much control over how your WordPress website looks and functions, then the 200+ theme options on offer should make this theme a good choice.

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CleanLab

CleanLab-Theme

CleanLab is a fresh and modern WordPress theme that allows you to cook up your own custom website designs in a flash.

The type of websites that would work best with CleanLab include those with a business focus, such as freelancer portfolios, digital agencies, marketing and promotions services, and even online stores.

Creating your own personalized website with this theme is easy and requires no coding knowledge. Simply piece together the large selection of page elements to combine them in a unique and original way that matches the brand of your company.

To help you get started, CleanLab comes with a selection of video tutorials and 10 homepage layouts you can base your website on, before using the builder tool to add your own personal touch.

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Cardinal

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Cardinal comes with 30 demo configurations which can be applied to your website in just a few clicks. These aren’t just 30 different colour skins, but 30 different types of website which can be used to create a wide number of sites, in many different styles.

For those that demand even more personalization, each of the elements that make up the separate demo sites can be combined and reconfigured to help you create your own custom design. Furthermore, Cardinal includes a drag and drop page builder tool that allows you to go a step further and really customize the individual elements, or even create your own designs from scratch.

To help you build the website you’ve always wanted, Cardinal also ships with a selection of some of the most popular premium plugins, as well compatibility with a whole host of other useful add-ons for WordPress.

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Relevance

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Relevance is a newly released WordPress theme that has been created especially for anyone building a website for an agency. However, as this is a very flexible theme, the types of agency websites that can be built with Relevance is highly varied.

Whether it’s a creative, design, fashion, PR, or other similar type of agency you are looking to promote online, Relevance and its selection of page template and layout modes can be easily personalized thanks to the integration of a drag and drop page builder tool.

As well as being easy to use, this drag and drop builder is packed with a library of useful elements which can be inserted into place to help you build the pages layouts you need.

With a wealth of features and extensive online documentation, there is no reason why you can’t build the perfect WordPress website with Relevance.

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Untitled

untitled-theme

Untitled is another impressive multipurpose WordPress theme that comes equipped with its very own drag and drop page builder tool.

This drag and drop builder allows you to craft your own custom designs and layouts, all through the front end of your website, without the need to touch a line of code.

As part of the theme’s multipurpose credentials, it can be easily configured as a one page website, or as a more traditional multipage project. Whichever mode you choose, the great selection of theme options allow you to customize and tweak the design to match your own personal style.

Untitled is packed with features and integrations that are definitely worth taking a closer look at in order to give you a better idea of how this theme can help you with your website.

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Scribe

Scribe-Theme

Scribe is a flexible theme that can be customized to suit the requirements of most web design projects. However, thanks to many of its core design elements, it works really well when building websites with a technological leaning.

Thanks to the muted colour schemes of Scribe, as well as the choice of typefaces and icons, this theme is ideal for creating websites covering more serious topics, such as technology news and reviews sites, and other more weighty subjects. If you are building a website to promote a mobile app or software programme, then Scribe is a particularly good choice.

Combine all the above with an intuitive drag and drop page builder tool and you’ve got a great theme that can be easily customized to meet your needs.

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Limitless

Limitless

Limitless makes a bold statement with a full screen, animated content slideshow on the homepage, which is powered by the ever popular Revolution Slider.

Despite all the features of Limitless, this theme loads very quickly ensuring your website won’t frustrate your visitors and scupper your chances of ranking well in the search engines. While the out of the box design is very attractive, the inclusion of 10 inbuilt styles, over 50 shortcodes, and a drag and drop page builder tool, means you can just as easily create your own custom designs.

With constant evolution since its release, Limitless is now a theme that is packed with features to help you build the right website for your project.

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Trend

Trend

Trend is a WordPress theme that brings together all the most popular features in web design under one roof, to help you built a website that is fully up to date.

As this theme is constantly updated, you can ensure that you will be getting access to all the latest widgets and page elements to help you craft an impressive website. This currently includes parallax scrolling, retina ready icons, masonic image galleries, a responsive layout, and an animated content slider.

The developers of Trend have also incorporated the GT3 page builder plugin into this theme. This allows you to create custom page layouts to accompany those that come bundled with the Trend theme.

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Joe Fylan

Joe has been using WordPress for many years, building many different types of websites along the way. Joe now enjoys working as a freelance content writer and is available for hire.
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