save import & export templates in Elementor

How to save, import & export templates in Elementor

Do you want to save, import & export templates in Elementor? Here in this article, we will show you how to save, import & export templates in Elementor.

The Elementor page builder offers so many unique features, template importer is one of them. You can easily save your work as a template and apply it anywhere on your website. These features enable you to reuse and backup your work. You can also share your saved templates with others. This can save you valuable time and effort. It also helps you to improve your productivity and workflow.

How to save, import & export templates in Elementor

How to save page as a template

When you create a page for your website you can save that page as a template and use it for other projects. To save a page as a template go to that specific page and open it with the Elementor editor. Now from the left dashboard, you will see the publish button and an icon. Click on the icon and you will see two options –

  • Save draft – to save the page as a draft
  • Save as template – to save the page as a template so that you can reuse it.

Export and Import Elementor Templates

Click on the save as template option to save the page as a template. It will pop up a window form where you need to add a title for this template and then click on the Save button.

Export and Import Elementor Templates

Your page will be saved as a template and you can see the list in the saved template option.

Save section as a template

Elementor also offers you to save a particular section of a page as a template. Suppose you want to use a specific section of a page in future use. So you can save that specific section as a template instead of the full page. To save the section as a template right click on the section. It will show you some options where you can find the save as a template option.

Click on the save as template option, add a title to the template, and save it for future use.

How to insert saved templates

We already know how to save templates now we will learn the way to insert our saved templates on a page. Open up a page where you want to insert the page and then click on the folder icon.

It will popup a page and go to the templates tab. It will show you all your saved templates list. Click on the insert option to insert the template on the page.

Export and Import Elementor Templates

How to export a template

To export a template again go to WordPress dashboard and then Template > Saved Template. You can see all your templates list. Hover your mouse in any template and then you can see the export option. 

Click on the export template option, it will download the JSON file. You can use this JSON file to import the template and reuse it.

How to import Elementor templates

To import an Elementor template login to your WordPress dashboard and then go to Templates > Saved Templates.  Here on this page, you can see the Import template button at the top.

Export and Import Elementor Templates

Click on the import button and it will popup a window then upload the JSON format file and click on Import now button.

Export and Import Elementor Templates

It will import your template and you can view it in the save templates list. You can also use this template from anywhere and in layouts.

Wrapping up

Following the process, you will be able to save, import & export in Elementor. You can see our other articles to learn Easy steps to custom WooCommerce product page with Elementor

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