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Many of you have probably heard of Visual Composer. It's a WordPress Plugin premium which allows you to create professional layouts without having to use code (or almost).

Many WordPress themes these days are compatible with this plugin and you will often notice that in the demos of these themes, there are sections that interest you and that you will want to copy to your page again.

Only, at the time of writing this tutorial, Visual Composer does not allow you to copy a section (line) and paste it on an existing page.

In this tutorial, I would explain to you how I did to achieve this result.

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Then back to why we are here.

Make a copy of the relevant pages

We are going to make changes that may invalidate a layout. You must therefore necessarily make a copy of your current page. The page on which you want the changes to apply.

You can read this tutorial on WordPress page duplication.

What you need to know about Visual Composer before you begin

If Visual composer makes your job easier, it is certainly because it does the dirty work in the background, that of adding WordPress tags (shortcode). The work it does is to organize your layout which is inspired a lot by bootstrap (HTML5 Framework). 

This is the reason why when you activate the classic mode, the content of the editor will be almost unreadable for you.

Why export a section from one page to another

Generally, the authors of WordPress themes offer demos with different features (section), and sometimes it may happen that you need only one section in a page, so how to copy only this section on another page?

An easy solution would have been to delete the elements from this page one by one and copy the final content, but this method is a bit long.

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Here, I will show you how to export a section from one page to another using the shortcode generated by Visual Composer.

How to use Visual Composer shortcodes

Visual Composer uses paired shortcodes, as opposed to the single shortcode. Here is an example of a paired shortcode:

[Example] ... [/ instance]

In this case, the content between [example] and [/ example] will be controlled by the shortcode. So to copy a section, we will use it.

Step one: Locate the section you want to copy

We'll start by locating the section we want to copy. Take this page so the section we want to copy is called " BUSINESSES SUPPORTED ».

Section to copy visual composer

What we are going to do is modify this page and locate the element on the mode " Publisher Of visual composer.

Section to copy visual composer editor

We will then add an identifier to this section by clicking on the “  change From the section.

Edit tab visual composer editor

From there, scroll down until you find the " Row ID "Who should be with you" Line id And add "section-to-copy".

Section to copy visual composer identifier field

Once done, click on " Save Changes ". You should see text at the very top of this section like in the following image:

Visual composer identifier

Step Two: How to Copy Localized Content

We're going to go into editor mode " Fashion " or " Classic mode Which should display the WordPress visual editor. From there, do a search for the expression we added as a section identifier. On Windows you will use " CTRL-F "On mac is" COMMAND + F ».

You will need to have a result similar to this.

Copy section visual editor

Note : For better compatibility, I invite you to switch to text editor mode before making this copy.

Now that we have found this code, we will read the text from there in reverse to find the following shortcode " [vc_row] " You can even search on " vc_row This will highlight the opening and closing shortcode that wraps the section we want to copy.

Copy visual content content

We will start with the first shortcode that contains our identifier to the next shortcode. This is the section we will add to our new page.

Copy code wordpress visual composer

You can repeat the procedure with the other items you want to add.

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Here ! That's all for this tutorial, I hope it will help you easily copy certain sections on your pages. Do not hesitate to share with your friends on your favorite social networks

However, you will also be able to consult our resources, if you need more elements to carry out your projects of creation of Internet sites, by consulting our guide on the WordPress blog creation.

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