- author: Authority Hacker
How to Download and Set Up Elementor for WordPress
If you are looking to build beautiful and functional web pages for your WordPress site without any coding experience, then Elementor can be an excellent solution. Elementor is a page builder plugin for WordPress that allows users to create attractive web pages with drag-and-drop ease. In this article, we will guide you through the process of downloading and setting up Elementor, and we'll explain why we think it's an excellent choice for new and established affiliates.
Why Choose Elementor
The reason we chose Elementor as our go-to page builder for WordPress is that it is highly versatile, and the basic version is entirely free. This means you can take it for a test drive without paying any money. If you like Elementor's features, you can choose to upgrade to the pro version, which offers additional features and functions. Creating web pages with Elementor is remarkably easy, and you can create custom pages that look great on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices.
Steps to Download and Set Up Elementor
- Open your WordPress dashboard and navigate to the "Plugins" section.
- Click on "Add New," and then search for Elementor in the search bar.
- Click on the "Install Now" button, and wait for the plugin to install.
- Once it's installed, click on the "Activate" button to activate the plugin.
Setting Up a Basic Page
To give you an idea of how powerful Elementor is, we'll walk you through the process of creating a basic page.
- From the WordPress dashboard, click on "Pages" and then "Add New."
- Give your page a title, such as "Best Toaster Ovens for Under $100."
- Above the page title, click on "Edit with Elementor."
- This will bring you to the Elementor interface with a sidebar on the left and all the different widgets that you can use.
- To add a new section, click on "Add Section" and choose your preferred section type.
- To add a text block, drag and drop the "Text Editor" widget into your section.
- Customize the text block by adding text, using the left-hand menu or inline editing.
- To add an image, drag and drop the "Image" widget into your new section. You can choose an existing image or upload a new one.
- To add bullet points, drag and drop the "Text Editor" widget into your new section. Type your bullet points, and use the toolbar to format the text.
- To add a button, drag and drop the "Button" widget into your new section. You can style the button to match your page's aesthetics.
- To add a star rating, drag and drop the "Star Rating" widget into your new section. Choose your desired rating and customize the colors.
Preview Your Page
Once you've created your basic page with Elementor, you can click on "Save Draft" to save your work and preview what your page will look like. You can also preview the page on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices to ensure that your page looks great on all devices.
With Elementor, creating beautiful and functional pages for your WordPress site is a breeze. The plugin is incredibly customizable and easy to use, making it an excellent choice for both new and established affiliates. Whether you're starting your first affiliate marketing site or looking to upgrade your current site, Elementor is worth considering, especially since the basic version is free to use.