What is Elementor? A Great Tool For WordPress!

Note: This is the main piece in my “What is Elementor” series. I’ll add and update this as I create more resources around how to use Elementor.

Let’s face it, in today’s digital age, having a functional and aesthetic website isn’t just a luxury anymore – it’s a necessity. But the days of spending thousands on a site are also gone!

Building a website doesn’t need to be a task reserved only for the tech-savvy. Say hello to Elementor, my favorite sidekick in the quest for website building. Let’s dig into this transformative tool and explore how it can revolutionize your WordPress journey.

What is Elementor
Here’s a look at the Elementor editor on my homepage.

What Is Elementor WordPress Plugin?

So, what is Elementor? Well, it’s a little bit like having your personal team of web design wizards right at your fingertips. But, let’s give it a try in more technical terms:

Elementor is a user-friendly WordPress plugin designed to help you build beautiful websites without needing to wrestle with codes and technical jargon.

This drag-and-drop site builder comes with an array of widgets like text, images, buttons, and more that you can literally just pick and place on your website. It’s kind of like playing with a digital Lego set, but instead of a tiny plastic car, you end up with a fully functional and snazzy website. Not bad, right?

Is Elementor Free?

I know I’m not alone when I say that I love free stuff? The good news is that there is a free version of Elementor available, packed with plenty of features to create a stunning and effective website. You can design beautiful pages, change layouts, add widgets, and much more. It’s pretty much the Robin Hood of website design, making high-quality website building accessible to all!

However, if you’re craving a little extra zest in your website and want to unlock more advanced functionalities, there’s also a paid version waiting for you.

What Is Elementor Pro?

“What is Elementor Pro?” you ask.

Well, it’s like the free version of Elementor but on a productivity-enhancing energy drink! Elementor Pro is a premium upgrade that provides access to a broader range of tools and features.

With Elementor Pro, you get to utilize over 50 extra widgets, 300+ pro templates, and an array of additional features like popup builders, form builders, WooCommerce Builder, and much more. It’s essentially the VIP ticket at a WordPress concert, giving you premium access to all the cool things backstage!

(Here’s where you can find the current Elementor Pro Pricing.)

What is Elementor WordPress
The Pro version of Elementor lets you choose from pre-made templates.

Should I Use Elementor?

Great question! Here are some reasons why Elementor could be a wonderful addition to your web development toolkit:

User-friendly Interface

  • Ease of use: No coding skills? No problem! With Elementor’s intuitive drag-and-drop interface, you can create your dream website with zero coding knowledge. Even if you have coding skills (like me), it’s often a huge time saver to use a more visual interface.
  • Visual Editing: Have you ever dreamt of painting your imagination into reality? With Elementor, you can visually design your website and see changes happening in real time!

Versatility and Customization

  • Variety of Templates: Don’t want to start from scratch? Use one of Elementor’s hundreds of designer-made templates and modify it to suit your taste.
  • Dynamic Content: Feel like being spontaneous? With Elementor, you can create dynamic content which updates automatically based on certain conditions!

Advanced Functionality

  • Mobile Editing: Want to make sure your site looks fabulous on all devices? Elementor allows you to adjust settings for different screen sizes.
  • Popups and Forms: Fancy a little interaction with your site visitors? Elementor Pro comes with advanced marketing and conversion tools like popups and forms!

How To Use Elementor?

Ready to get your hands dirty with Elementor? There’s a trove of tutorials and guides available on their site. So, whether you are a seasoned pro or a complete beginner, Elementor’s got you covered! It’s like having a cooking recipe; you’ll be guided every step of the way until your delectable website is ready to serve!

That’s one of the reasons I’m such a big fan.

What is Elementor Pro
Here are some of the Elementor Pro widgets you can use.

Need Some Elementor Help?

Are you still wondering “what is Elementor?”, or do you just need help understanding any specific aspect of this brilliant tool? You’re not alone, and I’m more than happy to extend a helping hand! Whether you need some tips and tricks, tutorials, or even if you’d like me to build your dream site for you, feel free to get in touch. After all, teamwork makes the dream work, right?

In a nutshell, Elementor is like a magic wand for website creation. With a wave of your mouse and a click of your button, you can transform a blank canvas into a piece of digital art. So, get ready to embrace your inner Picasso and paint your masterpiece on the canvas of the web with Elementor!

Alex Hoskinson

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