The Salient Page Builder is a highly tailored version of the popular plugin WPBakery Page Builder (formerly Visual Composer). Using it unleashes the true power of Salient as many elements are unique and handcrafted exclusively by ThemeNectar. Below is a guide of the various sections of the interface, hover over the hotspots to get familiar with where things are located.
Toggle to switch between page builder interface and classic WordPress editor
Row column layout selection, from here you can select what column layout will be used for the row
Row controls: The pencil icon will bring up all row configuration options, the next icon allows you to clone the row and the trash icon will delete the row
Column controls: The plus icon allows to you add more elements into the column, the pencil icon will bring up all column configuration options and the trash icon will delete the column
Element controls: The pencil icon will bring up all element configuration options, the next icon allows you to clone the element and the trash icon will delete the element
Add new element to the page
Custom CSS Box, enter any page specific css needed here
Toggle to the front-end editor mode. If you’re not seeing this option, ensure you’re using a current version of the WPBakery page builder plugin (v5.6+ is required)
Toggles to the WordPress 5.0 block editor mode
Opens the Salient Studio template library – a collection of predesigned sections exclusively from ThemeNectar which you can insert into your pages
Back/Forward history state controls for every change in the page builder
Not seeing the option for front-end editing?
Please ensure you’re using v10+ of Salient and v5.6+ of the Salient WPBakery page builder plugin. In older versions, this will not be available. Check out our v10 release article here in regards.