WPBakery Page Builder Issues
WPBakery Page Builder is a page builder which helps you manage your content in WordPress and makes your life easier.
More information regarding this plugin can be found in the article What Is WPBakery Page Builder.
Sometimes you may face some issues when using WPBakery Page Builder. In this article we’ll cover possible problems and their solutions.
In this article
- WPBakery Page Builder Editor Is Available for Pages Only
- Strange video Background on All Pages
- Not Displaying All Shortcodes
- Cannot Close Windows or Some Controls Become Unresponsive
- WPBakery Page Builder elements are not responsive
- WPBakery Page Builder is unavailable after WordPress update to 5 version
WPBakery Page Builder Editor Is Available for Pages Only
When you edit pages, you can use the WPBakery Page Builder editor by default, but when you move to posts, the VC isn’t present and you have to use the standard WordPress editor.
There is a quick and easy fix for this:
After that, you’ll be able to create content in the VC editor on the post types you have selected.
Strange video Background on All Pages
This issue may occur if you use the original version of the WPBakery Page Builder plugin.
As you know, the modified version of the WPBakery Page Builder plugin is bundled in with the Jupiter theme and only this version is compatible with Jupiter.
So if you’re using the original version of the VC plugin, you’ll need to switch to the modified version following these steps:
Once it’s activated, the strange video will disappear and your site will work as usual.
Not Displaying All Shortcodes
Sometimes WPBakery Page Builder does not display all of the shortcodes available to you by default. To solve this problem, you’ll need do the following:
Cannot Close Windows or Some Controls Become Unresponsive
This situation is typically related to the Visual Editor being disabled for your user profile. To fix this, follow the steps below:
WPBakery Page Builder elements are not responsive
If you see on mobile that the elements you added via WPBakery Page Builder are not responsive and are shown like on your desktop view, you can fix it following the steps below:
After that the content will be responsive on mobile.
WPBakery Page Builder is unavailable after WordPress update to 5 version
If you update WordPress to 5 version and noticed that WPBakery editor isn’t shown on your pages, in this case you need install the plugin Classic Editor and activate it. It will disable the Gutenberg editor (which has caused the issue) and WPBakery builder will be available again.