Follow Our Daily Life and Receive Valuable Insights

Become Developer of WPBakery Page Builder Add-ons

Dear fellow developer,

WPBakery Page Builder (formerly Visual Composer) offers powerful API which allows 3rd party developers implement their own unique WPBakery Page Builder add-ons to sell them on CodeCanyon as compatible plugins. By doing so, we encourage groups of developers and individuals to take part in the growth of WPBakery Page Builder and its related market.

Our team at WPBakery are willing to provide free consulting and suggestions for developers who choose to start their own business with WPBakery Page Builder Add-ons on CodeCanyon. Moreover, we promise to do our best for the promotion of your add-ons through our communication channels in order to enhance your business and rise sales.

We encourage you to check our Knowledge Base and see yourself how you can make WPBakery Page Builder Ready add-ons. You can also check this simple example/starter plugin which can significantly reduce time spent on development of add-ons and give you valuable insight on how to structure your add-on.

Feel free to get in touch with us at any time in case you want to get more insight or have already implemented add-on. We would love to chat and assist you in a further process towards a common goal.

Why Should I Start Developing WPBakery Page Builder Add-ons?

According to official Envato review of 2014, the new most popular item on CodeCanyon was add-on developed for WPBakery Page Builder. Moreover, in the top list, there were 4 different WPBakery Page Builder add-ons which with a total purchase rate of 10,000+ times. These are really impressive number and I am sure you deserve your piece of cake here as well.




    1. Raitis ·

      Yes, it is possible to develop new elements and then include those elements in WPBakery Page Builder. Also there are tons of addons with already made elements available – check out Addons section at our site.

  1. Hiral ·

    i am writing vc add on. almost shortcode set i am stuck with backbone view.i want to show preview of options that created for software like font,font-size,color,text,stroke,fill,shadow..
    ViewTestElement is my js_view
    when i create window.ViewTestElement = vc.shortcode_view.extend({…});
    and i write changeShortcodeParams() that one working but that executes before element so can’t found element.

    i want all the params set to preview.

    thank you for all your help

    1. Raitis ·

      Hi, you should apply to our support at so our devs can look into this and they will be happy to provide you with the tips. Glad to hear that there will be new addon to join our family.

      Raitis Sevelis

  2. Esteban P Gonzalez ·

    I’m looking for a developer that can help me create a new addon. not too complicated… can you guide me to finding a good reliable programmer for this task?

    1. Raitis ·

      Hello Esteban, I would suggest looking into Envato Studio or similar resource as there are guys who’s speciality is WPBakery Page Builder.

    1. Raitis ·

      There is no specific license necessary, yet I would suggest having direct license as 1) theme authors sometimes extend VC and it may cause problems with testing 2) you won’t be able receive latest updates directly, but will need to wait on theme provider to update VC for you, which again can result in not having your addon compatible with latest version of VC.

  3. Rocky ·

    Hi Michael, I am looking to develop a plugin that will create landing pages with few more additional features like optin form, link to subscription management systems like aweber and send welcome email. The plugin will provide pre-built landing page templates tailored for a particular niche. I am wondering, whether we will be able to bundle VC as part of the plugin and use VC to generate the landing pages using pre-built templates?

    1. Raitis ·

      Hello, according to licenses you can not bundle VC within it. What you can do is make your plugin compatible with VC, but VC itself must be purchased separately and not come as a package.

      1. Rocky ·

        Doesn’t the extended license provide the option to use in a single SaaS application, the plugin we are building is SaaS??

        1. Raitis ·

          It is, but the product which includes WPBakery Page Builder must be significantly bigger than WPBakery Page Builder. So the part of VC is not more than 50% of all product.

      2. Rocky ·

        To be clear, when I say bundle as part of the plugin, I want to add landing page templates to the default templates that are already available within VC and auto install the modified version of the VC every time someone installs our plugin/app. My understanding is, buying extended license and transforming it into In-Stock license by agreeing with the terms and conditions of usage, sales and integration will provide the option to do this??

        1. Raitis ·

          It seems that this is the matter of size I mentioned before – in your case it looks like you are adding something to VC which is not enough to create a product with VC included. You should look into Envato licenses – they have explanation about sizes and portions of it.

  4. roy park ·

    Michael, thank you for letting me fantastic service. However, the problem occurred in my VC Plugin from a few days ago. Backend editor is the work well are, frontend editor does not work. so I’ll ask.. 1)Is there a theme this action should not only frontend editor? 2)Can you teach the way I can check about that why this problem occurred? I want to be resolved quickly this problem. Please help me as soon as possible. ps, I’m sorry I didn’t speak English well.

    1. Raitis ·

      Hello, this could be due to JS conflict. First make sure you are using latest version, if not, please do update. Next – try to disable all other plugins and if VC works properly – activate them one by one to determine which one causes conflict. If none of this helps you will need to open support ticket at and share your site login credentials as this will require detailed investigation.

  5. Daniel ·

    So I have bought the extended license for out theme integration, but we also develop some VC add-ons, and I don’t find here to contact details where we can get the advice you offered.
    Please advice me how to contact you,
    Thank you very much,

    1. Raitis ·

      Hi, you can contact us via support at and also you can apply to WPBakery Page Builder Google Groups for Developers.

  6. luis ·

    hola soy de colombia y llevo usando wp hace 5 años, ya e desarrollado algunos plugins para personalizar webs pero estoy creando un theme. Me gustaria incluir el plugin de vc dentro del theme. Que requisitos y aspectos debe cumplir para poder implementar el vc en mi theme.

  7. Sam ·

    Is it possible to edit Category page via WPBakery Page Builder ??

  8. Jan ·

    Is there any ticket system, where i can post bugs and proposal for solutions?

    1. Petra Grem ·

      Hello Michael,

      great plugin! Thanks.

      But there is a problem with the Visual composer version (wordpress version 4.5.2 – theme “Miami”):

      with “CSS animation” (single image or text field)
      If I activate an animation f.e. “zoom”, the image or text disapear on the page (but the code shows the image or text????!!)

      ( should here the addition “wpb_start_animation” or?)

      If I desactivate this function once again, the appearence is fine. (use only local with the activation).
      I use this plugin since a few of months. The described disfunction is just appeared after a while – at the beginning there have been no problems.

      I have desactivated all the other plugins, one by one – without resolving the problem. I have installed the plugin new several times.
      Question: which files use the “css animation” and where i can adjust the the visual composer?

      HELP! Please support.

      Thanks you a lot in advance!

  9. Cheap Gucci Outlet ·

    While I would certainly commonly concur, in this case really instead insignificant. Likewise, Wikipedia possesses appear a good ways given it had been bashed regarding allowing for people to help modify content, there are lots of squads of moderators that will track as well as resolve the many faults standard people help to make whenever adding/editing the wiki post.

  10. Louboutin Replica ·

    hello i by accident wiped the htaccess file, very cud anyone assist me to out there could cud said bak??? could you rapid I’m operating Filezilla three or more. minimal payments 8. just one along with the method of exhibiting. htaccess has evolved.

  11. Petra Grem ·

    Hello Michael,

    sorry – here now the code:

    ( should here the addition “wpb_start_animation” or?)


    Thanks you a lot in advance!

  12. muria ·

    hi! I want to develop more Add-on on your plugin. i should to buy License or not ?. and what i need to do to be introduced in your home page when my Add-on up to sold in codecanyon

  13. Thomas Le ·

    Hi Michael,
    I have an idea and would like to develop it as a WPBakery Page Builder Add-ons. So, how can I start with this? and somehow I can know that my idea have not yet existed in . Please tell or guide me about them. Finally, I’d like to share you my idea when starting a discussion and need your helps via consultants and suggestions to be able to start development it as a WPBakery Page Builder Add-ons.

    Thanks and best regards,

    1. Raitis ·

      Hi, you should check out for technical documentation and also for list of addons to see if there is any other addon with similar idea.

  14. Charles ·

    I had a web developer build my site with VC and now that he has moved on. I was curious where I can find out how to get my VC to work right now its just stuck with that logo in the screen and wont let me proceed.

    1. Raitis ·

      Seems to have the outdated version of VC, so you need to update it to resolve the issue. You can download latest version directly from codecanyon. Deactivate previous version, remove it manually and then install new one and activate.

  15. Francisco Herrera ·

    What happens if i’m using a theme that uses VC and i’m creating new shortcodes?
    Will they be deleted when a new update from VC comes out ?


  16. Rajeev ·

    Hello, I have some custom icons according to our need how can I add those icons in the visual composer like font-awesome ?

  17. ECOMED ·


    Visual composer 5.0 bought from you does not work on WordPress 4.7 en

    thank you for your quick reply

  18. ECOMED ·


    Visual composer 5.0 bought from you does not work on WordPress 4.7 fr

    thank you for your quick reply

  19. mohammad ·


    i’m translating visual composer .po file in my own language. how can i send to you for adding on next version for using other people.?


  20. galaxy-theme ·

    I have already created a VC Compatible addon named GT Portfolio and is live on codecanyon website. But, now I want to list my addon here on visual composer page as well to make that show up here for peoples to get that used. How can I submit or show my addon here on addons page ? Waiting for any of your response please …


  21. Guido ·

    we would like to know if our plugin could be insert in your add-on list, it’s compatible with WPBakery Page Builder but also with other Page Builders, this could create a problem? I mean, it necessity to be compatible just with Vc or not?
    Thanks in advance for your answer

  22. kathleenna ·

    Hi! Is it possible to use WPBakery Page Builder in WordPress Customizer?

  23. venkatesh ·

    We have a product for front end application builder .we are missing website builder . i want to integrate visual composer into my product. is it possible?
    We want single sign on through our product provide a link to website building and open visual composer…

  24. semtoken ·

    We have a product for front end application builder .we are missing website builder . i want to integrate visual composer into my product. is it possible?
    We want single sign on through our product provide a link to website building and open visual composer…

  25. John Clark ·

    I am a bit confused after looking at this page. The link for simple example/starter plugin gives a 404 and the link to the knowledge base has no listings for plugin development. Am I missing something? Is this no longer supported?

  26. Md. Rofiquil Islam ·

    Is it possible change visual composer animate.min.css file enqueue location footer to header . Please let me know i am facing some problem. I need to enqueue animate.min.css in header.


  27. Ramon ·

    Gloria takes pleasure in engaging in research and it ‘s really easy to see why.
    Almost all notice all about the compelling tactic you efficient efficient tactics by means
    Take pleasure in the rest of a new year.
    You have been conducting a glorious job

  28. Ms.Dessu ·

    I like the helpful info you provide in your articles. I will bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly.
    I’m quite certain I’ll learn lots of new stuff right
    here! Good luck for the next!

Leave a Reply

Want to leave a comment? Hooray! We would love to hear your feedback or start a discussion. There are few mandatory fields, marked with asterics, you should fill to participate in discussion and do not worry, we will never share or display your e-mail address.