Known Plugin Conflicts

Elementor works with *almost* every plugin and theme, and especially with popular plugins such as WooCommerce and WPML. However, some plugins and themes are incompatible with Elementor. Here we listed the known plugin/themes that conflict with Elementor and added an alternative to almost each of them. If you experience compatibility issues with other plugins/themes please let us know about them.

The following plugins and themes are not compatible with Elementor:

Plugin Conflicts

WordPress Shortcodes Plugin — Shortcodes Ultimate

By Vladimir Anokhin

It is not possible to open the interface of Shortcodes Ultimate from Elementor.

Alternative: Use shortcodes in another environment and paste it to the Shortcode Widget.

For more information, check this thread:

Better WordPress Minify

By Khang Minh

There is a conflict with Better WordPress Minify due to a problem with the compression of the javascript files.

The issue is known and handled  here

Alternative: Use instead this plugin.

qTranslate X Cleanup and WPML Import

By OntheGoSystems

qTranslate X does not create separate translations for each page,

as a matter of fact, we recommend using more adapted plugins for your translations.

Alternative: Use Polylang or WPML.

10WebSocial *Formally WDFacebook feed

By 10Web

This plugin leads to bugs with the Text Editor

Alternative: Follow these instructions

The code provided includes JS so you cannot integrate it via Elementor.

If you are not tech-savvy, ask your developer to help you with this task.

Image Map Pro – Drag-and-drop Builder for Interactive Images – Lite

By Webcraft Plugins Ltd.

When you use the shortcode widget (and sometimes the text widget) to insert the shortcodes of this plugin, you can hardly edit or delete them in Elementor.

Heartbeat Control

By WP Rocket

Elementor works with the HeartBeat API of WordPress. This plugin may disrupt the functioning of Elementor according to the value chosen.


By Migrate * Formally WP Clone by WP Academy

The plugin does not use the API of WordPress to query the database. As a matter of fact, this plugin can corrupt the JSON data of Elementor and this can lead to fatal errors.

Known Theme Conflicts

Paid Themes

TheSaaS X – Responsive SaaS, Startup & Business WordPress Theme

TheSaas theme includes a modified version of Elementor, called TheElementor. This version is not supported by us and cannot work with Elementor Pro.

WordPress Block Based Themes

Currently the Theme builder does not support block based themes. Below is a list of current block based Themes. You may also visit here to find any not listed. 


Grigora Blocks

Hello Gutenify

Ona Creative


Avant Garde







Ballyhoo Blocks

Twenty Twenty-Two









Ona Minimal


Troubleshooting Other Issues

For other issues, check out our  FAQ page .

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