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3 Reasons You Need the Elementor Plugin

There are quite a few options for page builders for WordPress, and third party apps that you can use along with WordPress. I’ve tried some out and have found the best, easiest, most intuitive and most affordable option for you.

It’s the Elementor page builder plugin!

What is Elementor

Elementor* is a drag-and-drop page builder that you can download for free in the Plugins section in your WordPress dashboard. It has over 5 million loads and 4.5 stars, so you could say people like it!

I’ve been using Elementor for a few years now and it’s been a game changer for my business. Before Elementor, I would spend hours trying to create a WordPress page or mess up up my entire site trying to figure out how to switch out my opt-in that someone had custom coded. My design skills were super limited because I didn’t know how to code and wasn’t interested in learning it.

That’s when I found Elementor. I was able to design landing pages pretty quickly and was able to make the landing page actually look like what I envisioned! I didn’t have to compromise on design anymore and was finally proud to show off the landing and sales pages I created.

Once I got the hang of Elementor, I was able to build my entire website from scratch. Everything you see on my website, from the menu bar, to the footer, to this blog post page is built and designed with Elementor.

Drag-and-Drop Feature

The best part about Elementor is that it’s truly drag-and-drop. If you want to add an image, just drag and drop the image widget. If you want to make a column bigger or smaller, you just click and drag the line to where you want it. You can drag sections up and down the page and you can add drag and drop any widgets you want.

Fully Customizable

You can customize every single thing in Elementor. Back when I first started my business in 2016 I payed thousands of dollars for a custom coded website. I couldn’t figure out how to change anything or make any updates afterwards. I wasn’t able to change the fonts, colors, or update my opt-in, unless I wanted to pay another $200 an hour to my designer.

With Elementor, you can customize everything including fonts, image sizes, color overlays, column width, and so much more. Elementor empowers the non-coders of the world to build a gorgeous, high-converting website on their own.

Build Your Own Theme

You can build your own theme with Elementor! The Pro version includes a theme builder that allows you to customize your header, footer, blog archive page, single post layout and more. You can also set global settings for headers, fonts, buttons and colors that will be used across your entire website. All of the theme builder options are completely customizable so you have full control of what your website looks like.

Now that you know how incredible the Elementor* plugin is for designing a gorgeous, professional WordPress website, it’s time to start creating your website!

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