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I recently bought a theme from Theme forest called Enfold:

The pages have an "Advanced layout" building that lets you build you content how you need. I found some plugins like

that are similar, ie, based on modules like accordion, tab, header, icon list etc that you can use to mold your content.

I am really really curious how one would go about creating your own layout builder. IE, is it just an api/interface for shortcodes? I could not find any resources/tutorials so any help in the right direction is appreciated.

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Look up the code of the theme you bought? – kaiser Nov 20 '13 at 16:44
yeah I have and am still going through it. It's just really complex and broken out. – user31344 Nov 20 '13 at 23:55
Am thinking so far it's just API for shortcodes. – user31344 Nov 20 '13 at 23:58

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