Elementor is one of the rare WordPress plugins that has created its own ecosystem. How did it happen? Well, the page builder is used on millions of websites and is often bundled with themes. And it is also built with the extensibility in mind.
Put it all together, and it’s no surprise that there are so many Elementor plugins. They range from large collections of custom modules to ones that offer niche functionality. There are even tools to integrate with Gutenberg block editor.
Not only can you use the page builder to create almost any type of layout, but the surrounding ecosystem means it is compatible with other popular plugins. So everything is tied together without jumping through hoops.
If you are looking to expand the capabilities of Elementor, you have come to the right place! Here are ten free plugins worth checking out.
With over 50 free widgets, Essential Addons for Elementor provides a great boost for the page builder right out of the box.
There are basic funds such as mailing grids and pricing tables, as well as integration with common form plugins such as Gravity Forms. There are also custom widgets for WooCommerce to enhance ecommerce sites too.
ElementsKit is a set of page builder plugins. And, to be honest, there are so many similar packages out there that we can dedicate an entire job to them. But this is the ultimate all-inclusive plugin in the round up.
That said, we chose ElementsKit because of its ability to help with header and footer design. Additionally, the included mega menu builder (both horizontal and vertical) allows advanced site navigation. There is a lot here to help you create a complete website.
Turning our focus to more specialized plugins, WooLenter serves as a great way to combine WooCommerce and Elementor. It allows to build WooCommerce templates directly within the page builder.
You will also find a variety of Woo-specific modules to make your store more user-friendly.
Elementor Custom Skin is a niche tool for adding variations (skins) to Elementor’s post and post archive widgets.
It’s handy for situations where you want to use a multi – post grid layout on your Web site. A / B testing, along with a custom layout for your landing page, is a great example.
Sometimes there are pieces of content that need to be targeted at specialized users. Visibility Logic for Elementor makes this easy, with the ability to show / hide content based on user role, browser, or other conditions. In addition, content can be restricted based on date and time.
Timelines are a great way to showcase linear content such as company history or step-by-step instruction.
Elementor Timeline Widget is designed to help you create custom timelines with a variety of layout options. Timelines can be vertical or horizontal and tweaked to match your theme.
Get more control over your layout with Kits Style. The plugin provides settings for essentials such as column blanks, section padding, and even flavor colors. You can also choose a smooth style preset, which includes custom colors and typography.
This official plugin makes Elementor compatible with the Gutenberg block editor. Create a template in Elementor, then add it to a custom block page.
It may be a great fix for those who want to use Elementor for specific features, but prefer to use the block editor for most of their site.
If you need to quickly make an attractive card UI, check Card Elements for Elementor. It comes with layout for blog posts, testimonials, staff lists, and much more. The look can also be customized to meet your needs.
Dashboard Welcome for Elementor helps you provide a consistent back-end experience for clients. Use the page builder to create a custom “welcome” page and add whatever information you want.
It’s perfect for partially labeling the WordPress dashboard. Additionally, you can display various templates based on user roles.
Make the most of Elementor
The flexibility of Elementor makes it a great tool for building WordPress websites. Its sleek UI and full-featured pro version give you plenty of power to bring your vision to life.
Depending on your specific needs, plugins like the ones in this round can take your project to the next level. Whether it’s a collection of custom widgets or something narrower-oriented, there’s something for everyone.
Chances are, if there is something you would like to achieve with Elementor, there is a plugin available to accomplish it.