Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2017, and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Divi Blurb Extended is a Divi blurb layouts plugin for Divi Theme that also works on Extra Theme and Divi Page builder. This is the second plugin launched by Elicus Technologies for Divi after Divi Blog Extras and is available on DiviExtended.com.
This plugin comes with added features along with standard Divi Blurb functionalities. Divi Blurb Extended allows more control over the creation of layouts with Divi.
Main features of Divi Blurb Extended
|Read more button within Divi blurb|
|Icon Position on the right|
|On-hover text and icon color change|
|Show icon and only display blurb content on hover|
|Icon shape includes Square, Hexagon, and Circle|
|Flip Box Effect|
|Directional Flip Box effects|
|Flip Box Animation Effects|
|Border around blurb and icon|
|Use of Icon and image together|
|Change the color on hover|
|Change image on hover|
|And much more|
How to Install and Activate Divi Blurb Extended?
Divi Blurb Extended plugin can be ordered here. There are two types of licenses.
- Single site license
- Extended license
The single site license of Divi Blurb Extended is for single website use only. The extended license is for developers or users who want to use the plugin on more than 1 website.
The plugin zip file can be downloaded after the order and need to be installed like any other plugin. There is another step involved which is for the activation of the plugin. The activation key can be obtained from the Downloads page.
After the API key is saved and the plugin is activated, there will be Divi Blurb Extended module available in the module library.
How to Set up a section using Divi Blurb Extended?
Once the plugin is active, it can be used like any other Divi module by adding it to a page section.
Using the Divi Blurb Extended plugin is extremely easy and it can be added to any page using Divi Builder in a standard and specialty section. Plus, with the Divi Blurb Extended plugin, you get multiple blurb modules and layouts that are as follows:-
Modules in Divi Blurb Extended
|Divi Blurb Extended Module|
|Advanced Flip Box Module|
Both modules have multiple blurb layouts with amazing features and functionality that can be used to create attractive blurbs using the Divi Page Builder. Check out the live page of the Divi Blurb Extended Module.
Available layouts in Divi Blurb Extended module
|Classic Blurb Layout|
|Flipbox Blurb Layout|
|Easebox Blurb Layout|
|Borderbox Blurb Layout|
|Image Card Blurb Layout|
The common features for all the layouts in Divi Blurb Extended modules are read more button, Icon on the right, color change of icons, and more, to achieve the desired blurb.
List of available layouts in the Divi Blurb Extended module with Example.
Here is an implementation where icon position, read more link, and border shape square is visible created using Classic layout.
Icons in Square and Hexagon shape along with Circle.
Flipbox layout is similar to the Divi blurb but has added features of read more button and two new shapes along with Circle and Hexagon. Yet, you can get more like this example with a hover effect using Flipbox.
In this Divi Blurb Extended Flipbox layout, we have an image site section that can be created to show the image and name and a short description with hover. The ring in the middle is a static image.
On hover animation at the top of the blurb with the Easebox layout.
Borderbox layout comes with an option to create a border around the blurb, like the example above.
Image Card Layout
Image Card layout can be used to create really nice looking sections like the image above.
Another layout created using Image card layout.
Available layouts in Advanced Flip Box module
Layouts in the Advanced Flip Box module posses similar features and functionality of the Divi Blurb Extended module but they also have added features like Directional Flipbox effect and animation effects.
Using Layout 1 of the Advanced Flip Box Module, you can create engaging and attractive blurb boxes that can flip in multiple directions. Top, Bottom, Left, and Right. In addition to these features of Layout 1, you can also use other customization options to make blurbs even more pretty just like the below Divi blurb example.
Layout 2 of the Advanced Flip Box module allows you to create beautiful Divi blurbs having multiple appealing animation effects that engage users more than anything. Check out the below blurb example created with Layout 2.
These are the available options in Divi Blurb Extended and can be used to create layouts as shown above. The full demo site and order link are at the end of this article.
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