With this method, you can place content created with the free, lite version of the Beaver Builder plugin into any of the hook locations provided in the GeneratePress theme.
This video shows you how to create a custom topbar, or banner, as well as footer widgets and a footer using the free, lite version of Beaver Builder which is available in the WordPress Plugin repository.
Beaver Builder Lite – https://wordpress.org/plugins/beaver-builder-lite-version
Simple CSS – https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-css
Insert Pages – https://wordpress.org/plugins/insert-pages
Theme and Child Theme:
GeneratePress – https://wordpress.org/themes/generatepress
Generic GeneratePress Child Theme – http://generatepress.com/api/themes/generatepress_child.zip (Note: starts a download of the child theme)
GeneratePress Hook Locations: – http://demo.generatepress.com/hook-locations
GeneratePress Available Hooks and Function code: – https://generatepress.com/knowledgebase/hook-list
Code: WARNING! Use a PLAIN TEXT EDITOR
PHP (insert into child theme’s functions.php)
I would recommend trying this out on a local install or a staging site first, just to get the hang of it.
The key point is to be careful with the PHP code as one wrong quotation mark will bring the site down 🙂