A Quick Guide on Elementor Website Kits and How to Use Them

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The guys from Elementor launched a much needed feature in version 3.3 of their WordPress site builder. You can now use full website kits to built your WordPress site in a fast and easy way.

What is a website kit in Elementor?

In simple words – a kit is a collection of different Elementor site parts. 

A full website kit is a complete design and structure of a full website.

The full website kit includes site settings, content pages, header/footer, page and post templates, etc. – all based on the same style guide and a well integrated design.

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Are website kits available in the free version?

No, website kits are only available with the Pro version of Elementor. Once you go pro, you’ll get access to their premium library of 60+ full website kits for different types of websites.

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What are the benefits of website kits?

The main advantage is that you can now import a full website kit and launch a functional website much faster. There is no need to create headers/footers page templates and other separate elements and then make all these work together.

Other pros are:

  • Inspiration – gives you a starting point when you want to design a unique website and need some ideas..
  • Education resources – Elementor offers a wide variety of help and education resources, so you can always learn how to set up or tweak your website.
  • Pre-made templates – you only have to change content and images, and your new website is ready to publish.

How to use website kits in Elementor?

It’s pretty simple to get started. Just follow these steps:

  • Go to your WordPress admin.
  • Click on Templates section, and choose Kit Library.
  • You’ll open a new modal window.
  • Search & filter for kits by category and tags.
  • Click on View Demo to see the demo and click on Overview to see what’s inside each kit.
  • Choose your site kit and click on Apply Kit.

That’s it, you now have pretty decent website. You can adjust it as you like.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I switch between several kits on my website?

You can only apply one kit at a time on your website. At this moment, there is no kit management tool, allowing you to switch website kits.

What’s included in a kit?

A website kit is a full, ready-made design that you can apply to your site. It includes all the parts like headers/footers, page templates, settings, and content that you’d expect in a fully functional website.

If I apply a kit to my existing site, will it mess up things?

Yes. A kit includes content pages, site settings, and much more. When you apply a kit, it can change your site’s appearance and functionality, so always backup your site before making any changes.

Can I decide what parts of the kit to apply on my site?

At this moment, you must download the full kit with all of the settings and content. In future releases, there will be an option to decide what to apply and what not to.

Conclusion

Website kits are definitely a nice addition by Elementor. They eliminate a lot of confusion around existing site building workflow.

If you’re in a rush building a new website, and don’t want to do it from scratch, you might want to give them a try.

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