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Derive

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Derive – Recommended Plugins

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Recommended Plugins (free)

Beaver Builder (Lite) – a very powerful front-end page builder which works great with Derive.

WPZOOM Addons for Beaver Builder – with this plugin you will have access to more modules in the Beaver Builder

Jetpack – a free plugin that includes numerous features that you can active to add extra functionalities in the theme.
Recommended features to activate: Sharing Buttons, Related Posts, Tiled Galleries, Carousel, Infinite Scroll.

Social Icons Widget – free plugin that allows you to create a list of your social profiles. You’ll need it to add social icons in the top menu bar.

Instagram Widget – another free plugin created by us which you can use to add a gallery with your latest Instagram photos.

Newsletter Plugins

You can add a newsletter subscription form in widget areas or in builder by installing the MailPoet Newsletters plugin. The plugin is free and also includes a widget called MailPoet Subscription Form

Using MailChimp? Try these plugins then:

Mailchimp for WordPress – you can use this plugin to connect with your MailChimp account and add a newsletter form on the homepage or other widgetized areas.

Mailchimp Top Bar – this plugin allows to add a newsletter bar at the top of your website.


eCommerce Support

To enable the eCommerce feature in the theme, you’ll need to install the free WooCommerce plugin.

Contact Form Page

To add a contact form to a page like in the demo simply install the WPForms plugin by following these instructions.


Do I Need Beaver Builder Premium?

It depends! If you’re happy with the Lite version of the Beaver Builder, the theme will work great with it as it is. In case you want to unlock even more features, then you should definitely upgrade!

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Here are our favorite features from Beaver Builder Standard ($99):

  • 30 Landing Pages Layouts
  • Content Templates
  • Additional modules: Contact Form, Tabs, Slider, Pricing Table, Map, Blog Posts, Subscribe Form, Social Icons, and many more.
  • Save, export, and reuse full-page layouts, rows, and modules.
  • Build your own custom modules.

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Last updated on December 17, 2019

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