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Top 10 new Beaver Builder 2.0 version features

Beaver Builder 2.0 version introduces an all-new way of using Beaver Builder page builder plugin. The new user interface is all new yet “feels like home” for existing Beaver Builder users. This will definitely help you build web pages even “more and more” faster with settings panel opening at lightning speeds.

1. All new User Interface of Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder 2.0 introduces all-new user interface. The new layout is neater allowing a faster building of web pages. .

New Beaver Builder user interface

Even though, the UI is completely new – old Beaver Builder users will feel right at home and would definitely love this change

2. Much faster Beaver Builder

One thing that you will notice, how fast settings panel open and interact to user actions. New Beaver Builder 2.0 is built for speed, seriously! This is the result of moving settings panel code logic from PHP to Javascript.

3. Memory aware Beaver Settings Panel

The settings panel box for modules in Beaver Builder can be used in a variety of ways. Then new Beaver Builder 2.0 introduces “memory aware” settings panel, meaning – it would remember the position of settings panel when you re-launch the Beaver Builder to build a new page.

Settings panel in beaver builder
Now, settings panel can stick to the left or right side. You can also resize the panel as per your comfortable viewing width, very handy when used on high-resolution screens.

4. Change Row Content Width individually

Till now, each “fixed content” row had the same width as defined in global settings (usually 1100px). Beaver Builder 2.0 adds an option to define the content width for each row individually, which over-rides the default fixed content width value.

Beaver fixed row content width settings

To access this feature, click on the wrench icon on a specific row and then look for “fixed width” settings option.

5. Quick Preview mode in Beaver Builder

The all-new preview mode allows you to quickly preview pages being created in the Beaver Builder. To access this, click on down arrow at the top left and then click on “Preview Layout” option.

Preview mode in Beaver Builder

You can also trigger this via keyboard shortcut, just press the P key to see your Beaver Builder creation in the full glory.

6. Duplicate Columns in a single click

We can easily duplicate row content in a single click. Now, the similar feature is available for columns in the Beaver Builder 2.0 version.

Duplicate Columns in Beaver Builder

Just hover over a specific column and click the duplicate button to clone that column contents.

7. Keyboard Shortcuts for faster Beaver

Bump up the development speed when using Beaver Builder with quick keyboard shortcuts. Check Keyboard Shortcuts list available for use in new Beaver Builder 2.0 version.

8. Undo changes with Revisions option

Beaver Builder use native “revisions” feature in WordPress to allow undo changes. In previous Beaver version, this option was accessible on the default edit page screen and not in the Beaver Builder user interface.

Revisions feature in Beaver Builder

In Beaver Builder 2.0, a quick access button for revisions feature has been added to undo changes. Just click on down arrow key at top left and then click on “Revisions” option to get going.

9. Darker UI option in Beaver Builder

Don’t like the default all white users interface of Beaver Builder. Well, you have the option to switch to a darker user interface.

Darker UI in Beaver Builder
For this, just click down arrow at the top left and then click on “Change UI Brightness” option.

10. Know if editing Page, CPT, Post

Now you can easily identify if you are editing a page, post or CPT (custom post type). While is Beaver Builder mode, just look at the top left part.

Editing page post in Beaver 2.0

“Current editing page” means you are editing a “page” as of now. A small yet useful feature bump.

Over to you…

Do you like new Beaver Builder 2.0 release? Have your say in the comments below. Of course, do share any new feature or workflow that you may have discovered with new Beaver Builder 2.0 version.

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Davinder Singh Kainth

About Davinder Singh Kainth

Davinder loves creating and implementing online spaces. He has over a decade of experience reaching corners of: design, development, blogging and SEO. He also create products at SimpleProThemes(.com), WordPress learning at BasicWP(.com) & digital solutions at iGuiding(.com)

16 Comments

  1. Paul Casper on November 2, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Awesome Davinder! I didn’t notice #4 and #5 on first use. I love the keyboard shortcuts and the new UI is great! I’m excited to put this to use!

  2. Peter Luit on November 2, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    Great overview. Thanks Davinder!

  3. Teri Pastorino on November 2, 2017 at 1:37 pm

    I can’t wait to try out the new versions. Thanks for the overview of the new features!

  4. Guillaume on November 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Thanks for the quick overview !
    I have no idea what to do with a fixed column width 🙂

  5. Pink & Rhino on November 2, 2017 at 3:09 pm

    Incredible, it’s like Christmas came early! I’m so excited to get to work! Big thanks to the Beaver Builder team for all their commitment and hardwork!

  6. Andrew on November 2, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    #4 is my fave. I have been using it SO MUCH. Very glad I don’t have to add a class name and CSS now to change the max width.

    • Davinder Singh Kainth on November 3, 2017 at 6:19 pm

      Yep, big time saver – no more CSS for this small yet very important thing.

  7. Chris Howard on November 3, 2017 at 1:43 am

    Mmmmm speeed! #2 for sure! I do mostly like the new UI too.

    A few on there I hadn’t even plated with yet but look real cool!

    Gotta love the Beaver guys.

    Great update.

  8. Susan Daniels on November 3, 2017 at 5:02 pm

    Where is this Beaver Builder 2.0? Is this an update to the current plugin? Or, is it a premium upgrade only?

    • Davinder Singh Kainth on November 3, 2017 at 6:16 pm

      Automatic update for Beaver Builder 2.0 will be pushed in coming weeks. To get this immediately, download 2.0 version from your Beaver account and update it manually. It is an update to the existing paid version of Beaver Builder plugin. If your Beaver subscription is active, you can get this for free.

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