Since its launch in 2016, Elementor has quickly grown to become one of the most popular WordPress plugins. It has been installed on over 14 million WordPress sites, and has received a five-star rating from thousands of satisfied users.
The combination of a seamless editing experience, open source code, countless design options and features, and a native integration with generative AI, together with a global professional community makes Elementor the most convenient and affordable way to build WordPress websites in 2023 for professional web creators all over the world.
Elementor is a WordPress website builder that empowers you to successfully build the website you’ve envisioned, without having to write a single line of code. In 2023, Elementor also introduced Elementor AI, a native AI integration built specifically for Elementor to empower you to create original text and code to elevate your website.
Elementor allows you to build a WordPress website with incredible ease and speed. You don’t need to be a programmer, spend a full work day on a simple task, or watch hours of tutorials. Additionally, you don’t need to use multiple different plugins or pay double to create a professional WordPress website.
Elementor is a professional, extensive website builder that includes all the features you need to create an award winning website.
You can also use any of the predesigned full website kits or templates in the Elementor library designed by professional website builders.
Elementor’s website builder empowers you to visually build your website and design it, without having to write a single line of code yourself.
Design Pixel-Perfect Website
Elementor gives you full control over the design and layout of your website through its visual drag-and-drop editor. You can drag any element to the canvas and position it to achieve your desired page structure. With over 100 widgets for every purpose, and advanced design capabilities, Elementor empowers you to create pixel-perfect, highly-customised, professional websites.
Elementor’s Nested elements allow you to place any number of elements within a widget, or a container. You can nest elements infinitely, resulting in endless design possibilities. Nested elements include: Nested Tabs, Nested Mega Menu, Nested Accordion, and Nested Carousel.
To enhance your website’s design and functionality, Elementor also includes advanced design capabilities such as uploading SVG files, applying masks, locally hosting fonts and icons, and leveraging built-in CSS controls.
You can also add animations and motion effects to your website using high-quality code standards, including scrollytelling, mouse tracking effects, entrance animations, and more.
Elementor’s Editor automatically adapts your design to any screen size. On top of that, you can make additional adjustments to your website design, including displaying certain content based on the device type, setting the alignment, spacing, layout, order and more to create an ideal experience for every user, on any device.
Elementor’s Theme Builder gives you full control of all site parts, including: Header & Footer, Single Page and Post templates, Archive, Search Results, 404 Error, and more. To design your site parts, you can use any of Elementor’s dynamic widgets, such as Site Logo, Post Title, Author, to dynamically populate content where you need it, and maintain a professional and consistent design. Then, you can leverage Elementor’s advanced display conditions to determine when to display each site part.
Build unique and sophisticated content-driven websites using Elementor’s extensive dynamic capabilities. To expand the dynamic content available to you, Elementor is seamlessly integrated with popular custom field and post plugins. To customise your blog posts design and maintain consistency throughout your website, you can design any number of Single Post and Archive templates, and use advanced display conditions to determine what pages or posts you would like to apply each template to.
Leverage the Loop Builder to create your own, custom designed loop to display your Listings – blogs posts, products, and custom post types. With the Loop Builder, you have full control to design your Main Item template, which is used to display your listings. The Main Item template provides you with a blank canvas, where you can nest any element you’d like to create the design that matches your brand, and connect it to content from WordPress using dynamic widgets and tags. You can also leverage the Taxonomy Filter widget to create a custom designed filter and enable visitors to find items based on specific categories and tags.
To enjoy the full benefit of the Elementor Editor, it is recommended that you use the Hello Elementor Theme, a popular WordPress theme with over 1 million active installs.
Hello Elementor is a blank canvas theme that you can design freely, which is very lightweight, especially compared to other themes. The Hello Elementor theme only weighs 6kb of resources, loading within a ¼ of a second, providing a fast browsing experience, and improving the performance of your website.
Elementor includes more than 300 page templates, full website kits, wireframes, single-page stores using PayPal or Stripe, blocks, and more. You can use any of these kits or website assets to kickstart your website creation process or get inspired. Additionally, all Elementor’s templates and kits include images that can be used freely by collaborative license, as well as illustrations made by the Elementor’s Library design team.
All Elementor templates are designed by a team of Elementor experts, who follow the best practices when building a website and apply the latest design trends.
Websites are more than a brochure or business card, and nowadays even a portfolio website has clear business goals and KPIs. To empower you to get more conversions from your site, Elementor provides a full marketing suite that turns your WordPress website into a marketing machine.
Elementor is an open source builder, which enables you to add or adjust any part of its code, if you’d like to. This has also facilitated the growth of a robust ecosystem of addons that expands Elementor and empower you to achieve any type of website design and functionality.
Elementor promotes best-practices for website building and provides you with professional features to set up your website much quicker, and with great efficiency, including:
Boost your productivity and efficiency with Elementor AI. With Elementor AI you can write or enhance your website’s text, translate it, and generate Custom Code, Custom CSS, and HTML snippets, without having to write a single line of it yourself.
To accelerate your workflow and allow you to accomplish more, faster, Elementor includes a multitude of workflow enhancing features and collaborative tools that improve your efficiency.
Improve the way you communicate with colleagues and clients by activating Note mode in Elementot and pinning notes with comments, or instructions in the Editor or in the Frontend. Mention colleagues or clients to get their attention where it’s needed, without losing context.
The performance of your website impacts your visitor’s experience and search result ranking. Therefore, Elementor continuously looks for ways to improve your website’s performance, and has partnered with Google Chrome to identify opportunities together.
Performance improving features include:
Elementor is open source and made to be extended, therefore developers have full access to documentation that includes the Editor’s code components, including hooks, integrations and controllers. The API and developer website provide information to developers on how they can leverage the variety of tools and options that Elementor provides them, to create any type of website or addon.
Elementor’s Customer Experience (support) team, is composed of Elementor and WordPress experts, available to assist you. The team is available 24/7, to answer your questions regarding existing Elementor features, within hours via chat or email. You can also get support access for multiple team members to ensure all your colleagues get the assistance they need, when they need it.
Elementor has thriving global communities of web creators who help each other achieve their goals. In these communities, you can get answers to your questions, solve problems with other members, share knowledge, and so much more. Additionally, community members hold daily discussions, meetups, and produce hundreds of YouTube videos, articles, and tutorials to help you build the perfect website.
Elementor Pro’s Essential plan starts at $59. This plan includes all Elementor Pro features, one license for a single WordPress website, 24/7 premium support and updates for a year.
If you are a professional web creator, you can find larger Elementor Pro subscriptions that include additional license activations, as following:
Elementor is an all-in-one solution for a WordPress website, including Hosting, Theme, and the Elementor Plugin, built in.
If you already have a hosting solution, you can purchase Elementor Pro separately, and install it on your WordPress website. You will also need to install the basic version of Elementor, available for free in the WordPress Repository.