If I am asked to tell about page builders then there would be several page builders in my head. But what if I am asked about the number one happening page builder for the last couple of years. Well, undoubtedly I would say Elementor.

Here is why you should choose Elementor for building your website.

What is Elementor?

Elementor is a drag and drop live WordPress Page Builder. Live means you can see the output of your work in the front end. Interesting thing is you don’t need to write a single line of code to design and develop your website.

Elementor interface is very comfortable (User Friendly) to start off which is very important from the user point of view. You don’t require to know HTML/PHP.  Works with any WordPress theme. You can view here a list of themes that works well with Elementor.

Even if you are not a designer or developer you still can design your own website using Elementor from the templates that comes with Elementor Page Builder or from scratch.

Essential Features
Elementor has a DRAG AND DROP EDITOR where you will find 50+ design widgets/elements. And it also comes with premade templates which you can choose from and start your design and development. You can start designing using a WordPress theme or you can go completely with Elementor by selecting Elementor Canvas from the page setting. Elementor Canvas disable your theme functionality and let you carry on only with Elementor. For that you must add a new page first then click Edit with Elementor Button. Explore this publication Introducing Canvas: Native Blank Page Template for more.
Responsive Feature

Elementor gives you the complete control over the responsive version for your site. Just play with the three options in the screenshot. Remember when you are making your site responsive, you have to add separate margin/padding/font size for mobile, tablet and desktop.

Elementor Design Elements/Widgets

Elementor has labeled the widgets as

  • BASIC
  • PRO
  • GENERAL
  • SITE
  • SINGLE
  • WORDPRESS
  • WOOCOMMERCE

You can always find the elements clicking on respective widgets label.

Pricing

It’s completely free. But there is a pro version also.

In fact you can design and develop a basic website with Elementor free version. Isn’t it great? And you can do lot more than basics with Elementor Pro. So what about the Elementor Pro pricing? Elementor Pro pricing is very flexible and reasonable than other page builders. Offering same features with reasonable and less pricing. This is where Elementor stands out than other page builders. With Elementor Pro, you can add custom css, WooCommerce integration, 50+ pro widgets, use of global widgets and more templates.
Starting With Elementor

It’s pretty easy to start with Elementor. To do that you need to install Elementor Page Builder plugin in your WordPress environment.

From your WordPress dashboard Go to Plugins > Add New > Type Elementor in Search box > Click Install Now > Click Activate

Once you have completed your installation, you can start your first project now. Just go down to Pages > Add New > Add Title > Edit with Elementor. 

You will get a blank page like the following. By dragging the widgets from the left side editor, you just drop in the right side red marked space.

Summary

Elementor Page Builder is Free.

Offering remarkable features for free is quite amazing to start off.

No need to know HTM/CSS/PHP

Live visual output of your work

Elementor Canvas eliminate your theme functionally and gives you the freedom to do whatever you want. That is you can build your own header and footer.

Super responsive feature allows you to adjust your each section for mobile and tablet.

You can have a revision history of your whole site and if required you can roll back to your previous works.

Let’s give a try with Elementor. I can bet you won’t be disappointed.