Settings & Tools
In your WordPress Dashboard, you can access the settings of Elementor.
You just have to go to "Elementor" in your WP Dashboard and to hover over the "Elementor" tab or to click on it to get in the settings of the plugin.
In the settings of Elementor, you have a few options that will help you solve issues linked to Elementor, and also information about your system.
Post Types: Choose where Elementor can be used. Elementor can be used in Posts and in Pages only. You cannot use Elementor to edit footers or headers.
Exclude Roles: This option allows you to decide who will be able to edit pages or posts with Elementor. It is convenient if you do not want anyone or some specific persons to modify your changes in Elementor.
Disable Global Colors: Choose whether to use your theme's color settings or let Elementor control it.
Disable Global Fonts: Choose whether to use your theme's typography settings or let Elementor control it.
Improve Elementor: By enabling this, you will help us learn about the way you are using Elementor and it will help us to improve Elementor and our support.
Default Generic Fonts: Choose a default fallback font.
Content Width: Set a default width to your content area.
Space Between Widgets: Set the space between widgets.
Stretched Section Fit to: Choose the parent element to which stretched elements will fit.
Page Title Selector: If you want to be able to hide your page title in Elementor, here you can set the selector.
reCAPTCHA: To use this service of Google, you need to create an account via the link provided there. This option protects you from spam and abuse. If you experience any problem with this feature you need to contact Google via your reCAPTCHA account.
CSS Print Method: Choose whether you CSS will be included in an independent stylesheet (recommended) or on each page.
Switched Editor Loader Method: In cases of server configuration conflicts, enable this option.
In My Library, you will find the templates that you created. The Predesigned Templates can be found by clicking on the icon folder in your Elementor Panel.
You can also import and export files via My Library as explained in this guide.
Templates files are saved as .json files.
It will clear your CSS files and will generate new files when you make changes on your pages or when you simply visit the pages from the front-end. It depends on what you will do first. Please note that the Regenerate CSS tool will not regenerate the files on the click on the button.
Sync Library: When you experience some bugs with the library, you can sync it and check if it helps.
- Replace URL
This option allows you to be able to use Elementor after that you transfer your domain (Also relevant for adding an SSL certificate to your site).
Rollback Version: Switch to a previous version of Elementor.
Rollback Pro Version: Switch to a previous version of Elementor Pro.
Become a Beta Tester: By enabling this, you will be notified whenever a new beta version is out.
- Maintenance Mode
Choose Mode: Choose between Coming Soon & Maintenance Mode.
Who Can Access: Choose who can see your content when one of these modes is active.
Choose Template: Choose a template that will be displayed when one of these modes is active.
This option is important given that we sometimes need this information to assist you when you experience a bug. The systems info includes information about your Server and your WordPress environment. The systems info can be copied and pasted in a mail or downloaded as a .txt file that can be attached to an email.
The license is provided to you once you purchase Elementor Pro. In "License", you can see if your license is active or not.
It is written in this tab that "you can get automatic updates for Elementor Pro", that means that you do not have to update the new versions from your account in elementor.com.
Indeed, you just have to accept the updates in "Plugins" in your WordPress Dashboard.
You will need to verify from time to time if a new version has been released.
When you work with a local host, you have to download the new version of Elementor Pro from your account in elementor.com and to upload it to "Plugins" in your WP Dashboard.
For more details about the procedure, please consult this guide for instance.