Can I deactivate plugin?

With Visual Composer Website Builder, you will always own your content. You can deactivate Visual Composer Website Builder without worries. Yet, there are few precocious steps you will need to take in order to ensure that your content will still be formatted properly.

To deactivate the plugin:

  1. Navigate to Plugins section from your WordPress admin dashboard.
  2. In your plugin list, select Deactivate next to the Visual Composer Website Builder.
  3. Follow the link in the notification that will appear, informing you to install CoSSa (A Content Style Saviour) plugin.
  4. Open the link to CoSSa plugin in the new browser tab.
  5. Confirm deactivation of Visual Composer Website Builder.
  6. Download CoSSa plugin and install it on your WordPress website.
  7. Activate CoSSa plugin for proper content formatting.

Safe way to deactivate WordPress plugin

Note: Without Visual Composer Website Builder, WordPress will not know which CSS files must be applied to your content to ensure proper content formatting. CoSSa plugin will inform WordPress about necessary files to keep your content formatted. Make sure to keep CoSSa plugin activated all the time after deactivation of Visual Composer Website Builder.