Collection: Builder

  • Responsive Editing

    What looks great on a large desktop screen usually needs some refinement for smaller devices. This typically involves applying smaller font sizes, margins, paddings, column width/stacking, or hiding certain elements…

  • Hover Styles

    Bring your site to life and boost visitor engagement by styling the hover state of any block. Activate the Hover Styles mode by clicking the "cursor" icon in the builder…

  • An Intro To Templates

    Templates are a central feature of Bricks. There are different template types. At the very least you usually create a header, footer, and blog post template. A template can contain…

  • Template Library

    Open the Template Library by clicking the Templates (folder) icon in the builder toolbar. All of your own templates are located under the "My Templates" tab. Browse dozens of pre-designed…

  • Unsplash Integration

    Finding affordable, high-quality, commercially useable photography for your website (that doesn't scream stock photography) is really hard. Bricks is putting an end to it. Unsplash.com, the world's largest and most…

  • Gradients & Overlays

    Spice up the design of your site by adding background, overlay, and text gradients to any block. The Gradients & Overlays control groupĀ is located under the Style tab when editing…

  • Context Menu

    Bricks' context menu gives you quick access to various block actions such as edit, clone, delete, copy & paste styles (works also across different browser tabs), and to save elements…

  • Global Elements

    To reuse an existing element somewhere else on your site we can convert this element into a Global Element. How To Create A Global Element Once you've finished editing your…

  • Shape Dividers

    Give your design an edge by adding an unlimited number of shape dividers such as tilts, drops, grids, clouds, strokes, triangles, waves, etc. to any block: https://youtu.be/rXhgQ5fsKDc

  • Requirements

    To provide you with a cutting-edge site builder for WordPress Bricks uses the most modern technology stack (VueJS 3, etc.) while keeping sufficient backward compatibility. Below are a few minimum…

  • Best Practices

    Please keep the points below in mind when working with Bricks: Permalink SettingsGo to Settings > Permalinks, select Post name, and click Save Changes.Min. Image DimensionsUpload images with a minimum…

  • Create Your Own Sidebars

    Bricks provides you with its own, built-in sidebar generator. Located in your WordPress dashboard under Bricks > Sidebars it lets you to create unlimited sidebars (widgetized areas). All you need…

  • Installation & Activation

    How To Install The Bricks Theme You install Bricks the same as any other WordPress theme. First, you have to download the latest version of Bricks from your account. After…

  • Settings

    Before diving into the builder lets have a look at the global settings, which you can define under Bricks > Settings in your WordPress dashboard. They are organized into different…

  • Creating Your First Template

    Now that you are familiar with all template concepts and the template library let's create the most commonly used templates: a website header, footer, and blog post layout in the…

  • Gutenberg

    If you've created your pages with Gutenberg you can continue editing them with Bricks without having to start all over again. Bricks will convert your Gutenberg blocks into Bricks elements.…

  • Start Editing With Bricks

    Once you have activated your license head over to Bricks > Settings and select the post types you want to edit with Bricks. Tip: While you could write your blog…

  • An Intro To The Builder

    Bricks is a drag & drop website builder for WordPress. It enables you to create your entire site visually, and in real-time. All on one screen. The builder is composed…

  • Understanding The Layout

    Being a fully-fledged website builder, Bricks lets you design your entire site visually. That includes your site header, footer, and of course the content of your pages. Complete page consisting…

  • Adding & Editing Elements

    To add an element to the canvas simply drag it from the panel and drop it anywhere onto the canvas. Click on any element to start editing it. The panel…

  • Custom Fonts

    Your website typography has a huge impact on how your site is perceived, and it'll pay off to spend some time to get this aspect right. Bricks allows you to…

  • Custom Code

    You can add Custom CSS and Custom JavaScript globally, page-wide, or to a specific block. To add custom globally go to Bricks > Settings > Custom Code in your WordPress…

  • Theme Styles

    Adjust the default styling of your site layout, elements, colors, links, typography, etc. throughout your site via Theme Styles. For a consistent and easy to maintain design system for your…

  • Page Settings

    Page Settings allow you to customize the markup and styling of the page you are currently editing. They are located within the Settings panel (gear icon in the builder toolbar).…

  • Template Settings

    When editing a template click the Settings (gear) icon in the builder toolbar to access the Template Settings: Toolbar > Settings > Template Settings You should see the following Template…

  • Remote Templates

    Remote templates is another unique Bricks feature that lets you browse and insert templates of another Bricks installation. No more exporting templates from one site and then importing them on…

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

    Quickly perform the most common in-builder actions through short & simple keyboard shortcuts: Key CombinationDescriptionCMD / CTRL + SSave your changesCMD / CTRL + PToggle preview modeCMD / CTRL +…

  • Builder Access

    By default only site admins have Full Access to Bricks. To allow builder access for a certain user simply edit the users' profile. You can also set builder access for…

  • Dynamic Data

    Use dynamic data to render all sorts of data from your WordPress database with Bricks. For example: Featured image, post title, post date, author name, categories, tags, site title, all…

  • SVG Uploads

    WordPress, by default, does not allow SVG file uploads as this XML-based file format can contain malicious code. It can be especially dangerous when downloaded from unknown/untrusted sources or by…

  • Save & Publish

    Bricks, by default, automatically saves your builder changes every 60 seconds. To adjust or disable the autosave interval go to Bricks > Settings > Builder in your WordPress admin area.…

  • Revisions

    Bricks automatically creates a snapshot/revision of your data on every save using the WordPress Revisions API. To view a list of all your revisions click the Revisions (clock) icon in…