How to Insert Elementor Template Using a Shortcode?

One of the most powerful features of Elementor page builder is Elementor Templates. Elementor Templates allow you to create and edit templates, and the changes you make will be applied anywhere this template is used. Also, you can import & export pre-made Elementor templates. Not only that, but you can also insert Elementor templates anywhere in WordPress using shortcodes.

In this article, we’ll have a quick and easy tutorial on how to insert Elementor Templates anywhere in WordPress website using shortcodes.

Elementor Templates Shortcode

There are many scenarios that Elementor Templates shortcode feature becomes useful. For example, if you want to insert an Elementor widget inside your WordPress Website header or footer, create a creative menu using Elementor and much more.

You can use Elementor shortcodes in any place that is not built/supported by Elementor Page Builder. Also, you can use Elementor shortcodes in pages created by themes that are not compatible with Elementor.

How to Insert Elementor Template Anywhere Using Shortcode?

First, you need to have Elementor and Elementor Pro installed and activated on your website.

Step 1: Navigate to your WP Dashboard > Templates > Saved Templates and make sure that Shortcode column is shown. You can enable it by clicking on Screen Option on the top right then checking Shortcode option.

Red Arrow Pointing to Screen Options Elementor Saved Elements Dashboard and Another Arrow Pointing to Shortcode Check Box
Enabling Elementor Shortcode Column in Elementor Templates tab

Step 2: Every Elementor Template has a unique shortcode, you should copy the one you want.

Red Arrow Pointing to Elementor Template Shortcode
Elementor Template Shortcode

Step 3: Navigate to page/template where you want to insert Elementor Template and paste the template shortcode.

For the below example, we want to place Elementor Whatapp widget in Kemet WordPress Theme header.

Inserting Elementor Whatsapp Widget in Kemet WordPress Theme Using Shortcode
Inserting Elementor Template in Theme Header

If you still need any further assistance, feel free to contact Premium Addons support team. We would be more than glad to help 😁

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This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Justyna

    “Shortcode” is not showing in this option at the top.

    1. Abanob

      You need to have Elementor Pro installed on your website.

  2. Jade

    So brilliant, thank you! Elementor has such extended functionality that many things get lost. This is just what I was looking for. I wanted to insert content into tabs and now I can easily do this with a template + shortcode. THANK YOU! :)

  3. Surya

    which plan of elementor pro?

    1. Abanob

      You should find the shortcodes for templates no matter the Elementor Pro plan you have.

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