Nexter Theme Builder Explained: Best FREE WordPress Theme Builder

Table of Contents

Nexter Theme Builder is a powerful tool that allows you to create custom site templates and replace the default templates provided by the Nexter theme. This tool enables users to design and customise different parts of their website, such as headers, footers, blog layouts, and more. With Nexter Theme Builder, users have complete control over the layout and design of their website without having to write a single line of code.

Required Setup

  • Nexter Theme FREE installed & activated.
  • You need to have Nexter Extension plugin installed and activated.

What is Nexter Builder?

The Nexter Builder is a powerful extension of the Nexter theme that empowers users to create custom templates for various parts of their website, such as header, footer, single page template, archive template, and more. It offers the flexibility of using either the WordPress block builder or Elementor to create custom templates.

You can use The Plus Addons for Block Editor or The Plus Addons for Elementor to enhance your theme building experience even further.

With the Nexter Builder, you have the flexibility to customise almost every aspect of your WordPress website, giving you the ability to create a unique and personalised online presence that reflects your brand and vision.

How to Create a Template in the Nexter Builder?

To create a template in Nexter Builder, from the Dashboard, go to Nexter Builder > Add New.

nexter builder add new

On the next page, add your template name.

Now, scroll down to the Nexter Builder section, where you’ll Layout.

In the Layout, you’ll find three options – 

nexter builder options

Sections – With the Sections option, you can create templates for different sections of your website. Here you’ll find four options – 

Pages – From Pages, you can create templates for different pages. Here you’ll find three options – 

Code Snippets – From this option, you can add different types of code snippets to your website. Here you’ll find four options – 

  • PHP – For adding php code on your website.
  • HTML – For adding HTML code to your website.
  • CSS – For adding CSS code to your website.
  • JS – For adding JS code to your website.

With each option, you’ll get relevant settings for the template.

Once you’ve selected your template options, publish the template. Then you can use the WordPress blocks or Elementor to create the actual layout and content of the template.

Add Categories to Templates

You can also organise your templates by categories. To do this, go to Nexter Builder > Nexter Categories. From here you can create categories for your templates.

Now to add a category to a template, go to Nexter Builder > All Templates, hover over the template you want to add a category, and click on Quick Edit.

Then from the Nexter Categories section, you can assign the template to one or multiple categories. Once done, click on the Update button.

add nexter category

Import and Export Templates

The Nexter Builder offers a convenient feature that allows you to export and import templates easily from one website to another. This can save time and streamline your website building process.

To export a template, go to Nexter Builder > All Templates, hover over the template you want to export and click on Export Template and the template will be downloaded in an XML file format.

nexter builder export template

Now to import a template, go to Nexter Builder > All Templates, and click on Import Templates button. Click on Browse and upload the template file, then click on Import Now. The template will be imported with all its settings.

nexter builder import template

Note: While importing templates into the Nexter Builder, it is important to ensure that all the relevant plugins and widgets or blocks that are used in the template are active.