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Element Manager

Last Update: July 8, 2024

Elementor offers web creators a wide range of elements, allowing them enormous flexibility in web design. However, some creators may prefer to reduce the number of elements available in the Editor in order to speed up load times and reduce clutter.

Disable Elementor elements

  1. Go to WP Admin.
    image 1 Element Manager 41
  2. Open Elementor>Element Manager.
    1 the element manager Element Manager 43
    A list of elements appears.
    2 Usage numbers Element Manager 45
  3. (Recommended) Click one of the Show buttons to see which elements are used on your site and how many times they are being used. 
  4. Toggle elements off and they will not appear in Editor. 
    If you disable elements that you used to build the site, they will no longer work and could even break your site.

    For more details about determining which elements to disable, see Filter the elements below.
    3 Click Save Changes Element Manager 47
  5. Click Save Changes.

Disable all unused elements

To disable all unused elements:
4 Clikc Deactivate unused elements Element Manager 49

  • Click Deactivate Unused Elements
Clicking Deactivate Unused Elements will deactivate ALL unused elements. Even if you have filtered the list of elements, the deactivation will apply to all elements, even if they are not part of your filtered list.

Activate all elements

If you decide not to disable any elements, you can enable all elements with one click.

To enable all elements:
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  • Click Enable All.

Searching elements

Before disabling elements you will probably want to figure out what elements you want to disable. Element Manager lets you filter the elements and isolate those you are not using on your site. 

Search individual elements 
6 The search Element Manager 53

  • Look for an individual element by entering its name in the search box.

Filter elements
7 The plugins dropdown Element Manager 55

  • Use the dropdown menu to filter the elements. You can filter by:
    • All Plugins
    • Elementor (elements)
    • WordPress widgets
    • Elementor Pro (elements)

Scan element usage
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Isolate unused elements by clicking Scan element usage. The Usage column will show how many times each element is used on the site.

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