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Rollback to a previous version of Elementor

Last Update: May 9, 2024


If you are encountering issues with your website, particularly following a recent update, it may be necessary to revert to a prior version of Elementor.

Always back up your site before rolling back to a previous version.
• If you are using Elementor Hosting, see Back Up Your Elementor Hosting Website.
• If you are using a third-party host, check with your hosting company for details about backing up your site.


There are two ways to rollback to the previous version:

Rollback to a previous version of Elementor from WP-Admin

Follow these steps:

  1. Login to WP Admin.
  2. Go to Elementor > Tools
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  3. Click Version Control.
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    By default, your rollback is set to the previous version of Elementor or Elementor Pro. 
    Rollback to a previous version of Elementor 1
  4. (Optional) If you want to rollback to an even earlier version, in the Rollback Version you can use the dropdown menu, to select an earlier version.
  5. Click Reinstall v.<xx> to rollback to the earlier version.
  6. In the confirmation window, click Continue.
    Your site rolls back to the selected version of Elementor.

Reinstall a version of Elementor as a direct download

Direct download only works with the Elementor Core plugin, not Elementor Pro.

If you cannot download a version of Elementor from WP-Admin, you can directly download Elementor.

Follow these steps:

  1. In your browser, enter the URL number).zip 
  2. Press Enter.
    The version of Elementor gets downloaded to your computer. For example, to download version 3.13.4: the link would be 

Alternatively, following is the better approach for direct download:

  1. Go to Elementor Website Builder – More than Just a Page Builder
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page.
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  3. Under Please select a specific version to download, select the version you want to download.
  4. Click Download.

For details about installing WordPress plugins from your PC, see Install WordPress plugins.

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