Mastering WordPress: A Simple Guide to Using Elementor Page Builder
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Hello there! Today, we’ll embark on a journey of discovery as we explore the powerful capabilities of the Elementor Page Builder for managing your WordPress website. So, sit back, relax, and let’s learn together.
Elementor is one of the most popular WordPress page builders out there. It’s user-friendly, flexible, and can help you design beautiful web pages without writing a single line of code.
Let’s start with the basics, shall we?
1. Accessing Elementor
To kick things off, you’ll need to first log into your WordPress dashboard. Once you’re in, find ‘Pages’ on the left sidebar and select ‘Add New’. Here, you can enter the title of your page, and then simply click on the blue ‘Edit with Elementor’ button. Voila! You’re in the Elementor interface.
2. Understanding the Elementor Interface
Elementor’s interface is neatly divided into two main sections. On the right, you’ll see a live preview of your website, where you can directly edit text and swap images. On the left, you’ll find the Elementor panel, filled with numerous widgets and design elements you can drag and drop onto your page.
3. Editing Text
Let’s start with editing text, probably the most common task you’ll be doing. All you have to do is click on any text element within your live preview. See how it instantly becomes editable? Type away to your heart’s content, and when you’re satisfied, just click outside the box. Elementor automatically saves your changes.
4. Swapping Out Images
Swapping images is also a breeze. Click on the image you want to change in your live preview. In the left panel, you’ll see an option to choose an image. Click on that, and you can either upload a new image or choose from your existing media library. Hit ‘Insert Media’ once you’ve made your choice, and boom! Your image is updated.
5. Using Widgets
Now, let’s get a little fancy. Widgets are functional elements that you can add to your site. There’s a wide range to choose from, everything from simple text and image widgets to slides, testimonials, and Google Maps. To add a widget, simply drag and drop it from the left panel to the desired location on your live preview.
6. Saving and Publishing
All done and happy with your page? Then it’s time to save and publish. At the bottom of the left panel, click the green ‘Update’ button. That’s it, your page is live!
But hey, if you’re not quite ready to go public, Elementor has a neat feature where you can save your page as a draft or even schedule it to go live at a later date. You can find these options under the ‘Publish’ setting.
And there you have it, folks! You’re now well on your way to becoming an Elementor pro. Remember, the best way to learn is by doing, so don’t be afraid to play around and experiment. You’ve got this!
If you need any help along the way, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Kapeesh Marketing. We’re always here to lend a helping hand in your digital marketing journey. Until next time, happy building!