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Create a landing page on WordPress

How to Create a Landing Page on WordPress: A Detailed Guide

Landing pages are great for converting your visitors into potential customers and leads; if you set them up right, they can bring in more visitors to your website. Having a landing page with dynamic content also makes your website a valuable asset for you. Visitors will quickly get attracted if you organize the content of your landing page in an eye-catching and attention-grabbing way.

Creating a landing page for your website can be challenging if you have limited time and resources. To overcome this challenge, using a Content Management System (CMS) like WordPress comes in handy. It’s because WordPress offers some specialized plugins to make the process of creating a landing page on a WordPress-based website more effortless than ever.

In this article, we will show you an easy way to create a landing page with WordPress. So, without further ado, Let’s get into the details discussion.

Step by Step Guide on Creating a Landing Page on WordPress

To show you an easy way of creating a landing page on WordPress, we’ll be demonstrating a stepwise guide on creating a landing page for a WordPress-based website using a dedicated plugin named ‘SeedProd‘. 

Step 1: Install and activate ‘SeedProd’ 

To create a landing page for WordPress, Firstly, you need to install ‘SeedProd’ on your website. To do that, go to Plugins ➤ Add New. You will land on the WordPress plugin repository page. Next, write SeedProd in the Search Plugins box.

Landing page on WordPress: Add SeedProd plugin.

Once you have installed the plugin, click on Activate to make the plugin functional on your website.

Landing page on WordPress: Activate the SeedProd plugin.

After activating the plugin, you are ready to create your first landing page on WordPress. To do this, go to your Dashboard Admin Menu Bar and click on SeedProd ➤Landing pages. Then, you will land on the SeedProd’s different types of pages option. You can create different kinds of pages to serve various purposes from here. 

For this tutorial, you need to create the landing page. That’s why click on Create New Landing Page button.

Landing page on WordPress: Create new landing page with SeedProd.

Step 2: Choose a free Landing page template

Now, you have landed on SeedProd’s free landing page templates page. Here, you will see SeedProd’s library of landing page templates. The templates are filtered into different categories on the top of the screen. We will create a landing page for this tutorial using Coming Soon templates.

Landing page on WordPress: All templates for landing page.

Now, you can see different templates on Coming Soon. Almost all the templates here are premium, or you need to subscribe to SeedProd’s email to get free templates to WordPress landing page. But there is only one template available here named Rocket Coming Soon Page which is free. Now, hover over it and click on the Tick sign. 

Landing page on WordPress: Took 'coming soon page'' template

After choosing the template, a popup will appear where you’ll need to give your landing page a Page Name and Page URL. If necessary, you can change them later. Next, click the Save and Start Editing the Page button to edit your template in the drag and drop editor.

Landing page on WordPress: Enter page name and page URL as page details.

Step 3:  Add content to the landing page

SeedProd’s visual builder comes with two different sections. There are different types of Blocks and Sections available on the left side to design your page, and on the right hand, you can see the Live Preview of your WordPress landing page. 

If you want to add content, drag a block from the left panel and drop it onto the live preview Section, and you’ll be able to see a real-time change. You will get a wide range of landing page blocks in the Block section.

Landing page on WordPress: Landing page two different sections.

Besides, in the Advanced section, you will get two blocks named Giveaway and Contact Form for free, and by using these free blocks, you will be able to show both RafflePress Giveaways and WPForms contact forms entirely free of cost on your landing page.

Landing page on WordPress: 'Advanced' option for landing page.

Now, you can add your unique content just by clicking any block on your live preview. After clicking any content on the live preview, you will see a settings Panel on the left side, and from here, you can replace the default content with your content.

In the following part, you can see the default Heading part named ‘We are Coming Soon’, and ultimately, you can replace this with your content.  

Landing page on WordPress: Customize the default Heading of landing page.

Moreover, you can edit the content directly on preview with SeedProd’s Inline Text Edit feature.

Landing page on WordPress: 'Inline Text Edit' feature to help edit content.

You can effortlessly replace default images by clicking on any image in the live preview section and clicking the Trash icon in the Settings panel on the left side. 

Landing page on WordPress: Options for replacing the default image.

Next, you can upload an image from your computer or WordPress media library by clicking on Use Your Own Image button.

Landing page on WordPress: Option to choose your own image.

You can add as much content as possible to make your landing page on WordPress look more impressive than before. After adding content, click on the Save button in the top right corner of your screen.

Landing page on WordPress: Click on 'Save'  after decorating the landing page.

Step 4: Customize the landing page styles

You have added content to your landing page. You can customize the landing page to make the styling consistent with your brand. Click on the Gear Icon in the bottom-left corner to view the Global Settings. Using this setting: you can customize your landing page:

  • Fonts
  • Colors
  • Background
  • Custom CSS
Landing page on WordPress: Click on 'Gear button' to reach Global Settings.

First, let’s take a look at the Fonts Settings. You can perform different customization on Header Font and Body Text Font. You can choose different themes from Font Themes though this facility is only available for SeedProd pro users. 

Landing page on WordPress: Dffierent fonts in Global Settings.

Next, you can change the header, text, buttons, links, and background color in the Colors setting. The Color Palettes option is available in the SeedProd pro version.

Landing page on WordPress: Different color customization options in Global Settings.

From the Background area, it’s effortless to change the background color, style, image, and content position.

Landing page on WordPress: Background option in the Global Settings.

With Custom CSS, you can customize the CSS code of your landing page using a CSS Editor. If necessary, you can expand the CSS Editor by clicking on the Expand Editor button. 

Landing page on WordPress: Custom CSS option for your landing page.

Once you are happy with the design of your landing page, click on the Green Save Button to save the recent changes.

Landing page on WordPress: Click on 'Save'button after customizing Global Settings.

Step 5:  Check if your landing page is responsive

You can effortlessly check if your landing page is mobile responsive. To do this, click on the Mobile Preview Icon at the bottom of your landing page. 

Landing page on WordPress: Click on 'Mobile View' icon to view page.

After clicking the Mobile Phone Icon, you will see the mobile phone preview of your landing page.

Landing page on WordPress: Mobile phone preview of the landing page.

Step 6: Configure the landing page settings

Once you confirm that your landing page for WordPress works perfectly and it’s mobile phone responsive, you will need to configure a few settings options.

To do this, click on the Page Settings tab at the top of your landing page screen, and you will land on different page settings, including: General, SEO, Analytics, and Scripts. Once you are done with editing the page settings, don’t forget to click on the Save button. 

Landing page on WordPress: Page Settings customization and click 'Save' when done.

Step 7: Publish the landing page 

So, you have finished all the customizations for your WordPress landing page. Now, it’s ready to be published on your website. For this, click on the Down Arrow beside the green Save button at the top right corner of your screen and hit on Publish

Landing page on WordPress: Publish the landing page.

Next, a popup containing the message Your page has been published will appear. You can see your newly created landing page live by clicking the See Live Page button.

Landing page on WordPress: Popup to inform the landing page publication.

Your newly created landing page on ‘Save the Nature’ has been published.

Landing page on WordPress: Published landing page on 'Save the Nature.

Rounding Off

By following the right way to create a landing page for your website, you will be able to earn users’ satisfaction, and ultimately it will positively impact your website’s conversion rate. With that in mind, you need to find out a way through which you will be able to create a landing page for your website painstakingly.

We are hopeful that, from this article, you have an in-depth idea of how to create a WordPress landing page straightforwardly using a plugin. If you have any queries regarding this article, feel free to raise your voice in the comments section.

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Written by

Abdullah Al - Harun

Abdullah Al Harun is a technical content writer at wpWax and a digital marketing enthusiast. Apart from tech, he enjoys reading books on different aspects of communication, journalism, science, and arts. On his time off, you will find him playing cricket with his teammates.

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