Drag & drop website builder. WordPress visual editor. Thrive Architect

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Drag & drop website builder. WordPress visual editor. Thrive Architect

Drag & drop website builder. WordPress visual editor. Thrive Architect


Hi, Kevin Barham here with a quick update
on the Thrive Content Builder. Previously, I created some videos about
the Thrive Content Builder, it’s a WordPress Plugin that completely
changes the way you build your content in your web pages. Once you use it, you won’t ever want to
create your landing pages without it. The reason for this quick video is that
Thrive Themes have just released an update to the
Thrive Content Builder and it’s made it even easier to create the exact squeeze page that you’re
going after. I’m going to quickly show you what the
previous version of Thrive Content Builder was like and then I’m going to show you
this latest update. I’ll keep this brief. So here we are in a site that’s using the
old version, the previous version, of Thrive Content Builder, which was
absolutely brilliant, and this is one of the landing pages
that I’ve just selected … you’ll see that we can choose from a vast
selection of landing pages down here and we can restrict our search here to get
the exact page that we’re after but, in addition to all
of these, of course, we’ve also got the
Thrive Template Cloud now which has many more landing pages in it;
absolutely brilliant. So, I just picked a basic landing page to
show you this demo. This is it. It’s basically about the way
that we lay content out on the page using columns – and these are just divs
that separate it up so that when we switch over to mobile view,
they stack one below the previous, so it works responsively for us. Now, if we look at this content up here, let’s say I wanted to put these 3 pieces
of text into 3 columns like I have below, the first thing I’d have to do is,
come over here and select column layout, and then I say I want these 3 thirds; so I’d click on it, drag it, and you
notice the drop-zones at the moment because that’s changed as well in
the new version, so I’d drop it where I want it and then
I would drag each piece of content in to the correct location. Now, when you look at it like that,
if you’ve been used to the standard editor in WordPress, then you would say,
‘Well that’s absolutely fantastic’ and it is, and it always was;
but it’s got better. So let me show you now, if we head over, this is an install with the latest version
of Thrive Content Builder. Now the drop-zones have changed, so
you’ll see, if I pick this up just by clicking and holding,
and start to move it, you’ll see it gives me a visual cue of
where I can drop it, slightly better than before! But I can now move to the end of a
previous element, to the right of it, and let go, and I’ve now, automatically,
created a two-column layout. And if I want a three-column layout,
I do the same … Click and hold, and I drag it,
and you’ll see, as soon as I’m in the right place,
I just let go, and now I’ve got three pieces of content in three columns.
That was easy. But then they’ve also made
some other changes so if we were working on a page
that we created with the previous version, you’ll see that if you click on
a column set, you now have the option to convert
columns to a new format. If I click on that, that’s now converted
it to a new format and what that now allows me to do
is adjust the column widths much more than previous; now I can
actually click on this and just drag it to whatever width I want …
very specifically If I hold the Control key, incidentally,
it will go in increments of five so I can get it exactly how I want it Let’s say I want it 25/75 and let go, and then if I do the same down here
and convert this one … beg pardon, click on the right place! and convert to new layout, I can now
do the same with this so I’ll click and I’m dragging with the
Control key, and then it will snap to that for me … and I can do the same
with this one, so let’s quickly finish off and there we go. So we’ve now got these set like this but if I just show you want this would
look like on a mobile, what would happen is, the old way
of stacking elements was, we would take this element and put it
across the width of the mobile, then this element would drop below it,
and then this below and so on. Let’s just have a quick look,
this is a mobile emulator you can see the pages are totally
responsive; absolutely beautiful. If I just scroll down to that section,
you’ll see that we got, here we are, image and then the title and text,
but then the second one, because we’d reversed, if we look here,
we’d reversed the column layout, the second one has now got the title,
the description and then the image and then we go back to image, title and
description. That wasn’t ideal. That actually restricted me
in my design previously; but now what they’ve done,
if I click on this, I can now say ‘reverse column order’ –
click on it. It doesn’t make any difference here
but, if I click save, and I head back over to the front
and I refresh this now you’ll see that we’ve got:
image, product 1, text; image, product 2, text; and
image, product 3, text. So they’ve fixed that as well. It’s an absolutely brilliant update. There’s another thing I haven’t shown you,
if I just scroll to the bottom, if you look at this column set here,
something else they’ve done, if you’ve got something like this, you might want this text to be centred
against this image, perhaps. If I click on this, now I’ve got
this option here as well, where I can just set this to the middle,
or to the bottom or to the top. So let’s just do it like that
and click off it and you’ll see that that has now improved
the look of the layout, etc. So that’s the changes so far and there’s
many, many more coming. If you haven’t already checked out
Thrive Content Builder then I urge you to and I’ve put a link
below the video just to help you out there You’ll love it, I know you will. That’s all for now. Talk to you soon.
Take care, bye bye.

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