Top 20+ WordPress Visual Editor, WYSIWYG, TinyMCE Plugins

Using the Visual or WYSIWYG editors in your web application is necessary to easily edit, style and create the content for your web application. Every best PHP platform uses a visual or WYSIWYG for letting us edit the things easily. We have already discussed about Joomla WYSIWYG Extensions or Addons. Here we are going to share some top WordPress visual editor or WYSIWYG plugins.


Trend: Visual Sidebar Editor for WordPress

Visual Sidebar Editor bring the power of Visual Composer: Page Builder for WordPress or The TinyMCE Editor into the life of your website sidebars, and let you manage their content the same way you do for posts and pages.

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The Most Popular: Visual Composer: Page Builder for WordPress

Visual Composer for WordPress is drag and drop frontend and backend page builder plugin that will save you tons of time working on the site content. You will be able to take full control over your WordPress site, build any layout you can imagine – no programming knowledge required. Moreover, now you can choose either work on a backend or move your page building process to frontend and instantly see changes you make.

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1. Frontend Text Customizer – WordPress Visual Editor

With the Frontend Text Customizer Toolbar, you can customize any text on your WordPress website including menu-, template or any plugin elements. The toolbar provide the most important functions to add your custom style.

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2. Essential Grid WordPress Plugin

Essential Grid is a premium plugin for WordPress that allows you to display various content formats in a highly customizable grid. Possible applications range from portfolios, blogs, galleries, WooCommerce shops, price tables, services, product sliders, testimonials and anything else you can imagine.

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3. MotoPress Content Editor – Visual Builder for WordPress

MotoPress Content Editor is a visual drag and drop builder for WordPress. The main word to characterize the plugin is – simplicity! It helps you to create layouts you want without using a single line of code.

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4. TinyMCE Span

We often don’t see any option for <span> element inside visual editors. This plugin is an extension of tinyMCE plugin, which adds a button [SPA] to the editor for adding span element. It will also work fine in WordPress  multisite environment.

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5. Extra Visual Editor Buttons Tinymce Buttons

Extra Visual Editor Buttons Tinymce Buttons plugin for WordPress adds extra buttons such as h4, font size, font family to the default TinyMCE editor.


6. Visual Code Editor

Visual Code Editor helps you to preserve the code format when using the visual editor. The plugin unescape WordPress’ double escaping of &. It allows extra attributes for compatibility in some syntax highlighter like <pre lang=”php” line=’5′>. It can also add <code> and <pre> elements to block format menu.


7. Black Studio TinyMCE Widget

Black Studio TinyMCE Widget is a WordPress widget editor plugin. The plugin is an alternative to WordPress‘ default text widget. Difference is that, the plugin has editor in it.  

8. TinyMCE Preformatted

TinyMCE Preformatted allows you to use <pre> tags inside text. So that you can insert anything inside <pre> tag like Perl, PHP, HTML and other languages and then HTML will be automatically escaped.

9. WP Heading Buttons

WP Heading Buttons add heading option from h1 to h6 inside your default WordPress‘ editor.

10. Visual Editor Font Size

Visual Editor Font Size gives you an option to change the font size. You will be able to decrease or increase the font size after activating the plugin.

11. Disable Visual Editor WYSIWYG

Now you can disable editor for selected WordPress posts/pages/custom post types with Disable Visual Editor WYSIWYG WordPress plugin

12. Ultimate TinyMCE

Ultimate TinyMCE is for visual lover person. You will find a lot of options to use for your WordPress editor. This is a complete TinyMCE content editor plugin.


13. Thrive Αrchitect

It is one of the best and popular premium WYSIWYG visual editor plugin. This plugin gives the outstanding click to edit front end builder. With one time investment, you can get lifetime updates with thrive architect.

14. Beaver Builder

Beaver builder does not let you code for developing a website. It comes with the best pages designing skills and the main thing is that can be controlled very easily. This plugin is fully responsive and optimized. The WooCommerce websites can take advantage from beave builder. You need to spend $99 to enjoy its extraordinary functionalities.

15. Divi Builder

This plugin can be used very easily and is absolutely definite. It is an incredible tool with a plethora of content models. Divi builder does not necessitate any technical skills. It’s worth to spend $89 to enjoy the best service.

16. SiteOrigin Page Builder

A mobile-ready tool, SiteOrigin Page Builder includes drag and drop options. It let editing to conduct on the backend for the live websites. The plugin executes the same way as WordPress theme and accommodates almost 17 languages.   

17. Microthemer

It is one of the best plugin available and works tremendously with WYSIWYG visual editing. This paid plugin lets you customize the look of the WordPress theme without any issue.  

18. Zedity

This tool assists you in creating professional pages or posts. Zedity being a free WYSIWYG visual editor plugin lets you save money and time.

19. Foliopress WYSIWYG

It is also a free WYSIWYG visual editor plugin for creating different content pages using WordPress. FolioPress WYSIWYG has extra flexibility and control to let you advanced code on the content pages.

20. WPBakery Page Builder

This plugin has predefined templates and layouts for creating appealing web pages. WPBakery page builder has 342,353 sales and attains 4.6 ratings in the ThemeForest marketplace. It has responsive designs and is SEO friendly. 

21. Atomic Blocks

It has been created for Gutenberg that provides different content blocks for the WordPress website. This lets you customize pages with the functionalities, like Testimonial block, author profile block and call to action block, and many more. 

22. Blog Designer PRO

It is the premium version for Blog designers. Blog Designer PRO has plenty of features that are not present in the lite version. With this, different styles, templates, can be used to develop fully responsive and beautiful pages. 

23. Ultimate Blocks

It permits users to add custom blocks specifically for marketers and bloggers. Being a Gutenberg block, the ultimate block has 16 several blocks with features, such as Table of contents, progress bar, notification box, and schema markup, etc. 

Concluding Remarks

Interested in designing and developing a website by yourself. Try out the above-mentioned plugins to built WordPress web pages without any technical knowledge. Get rid of Web Designing pain and don’t hesitate to try these best plugins right away.

Let us know about your queries and opinion in the comment section below. Your one comment will be highly appreciated.


Emily Johns

Emily Johns is a WordPress Plugin Developer and IT consultant at WordSuccor. She is dived through open-source code for over a decade and shares everything about WordPress and new Web design technologies. You can find her on Twitter

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2 thoughts on “Top 20+ WordPress Visual Editor, WYSIWYG, TinyMCE Plugins”

  1. Thanks for sharing nice post. I would like to suggest Blog Designer WP Plugin. With the help of Blog designer you can Revise, edit and reorganize your blog page. And also you will get many features like. multilingual translation ready, 15+ fifferent and unique blog templates, fully customizable admin interface, import/export, custom post type support, live preview & many more..


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