Updating Elementor for WordPress

Wordpress Elementor

Updating Elementor when a new version is available is always a good idea. When a new version of Elementor is available you will receive an update message in your plugin screen.

Back up Website

Before you get started, you should back up your website through your hosting provider or 3rd party tool. This means if there are any issues you can restore your website.

Updating Elementor in One-Click

There are actually several ways to update WordPress plugins, Elementor’s included. The most common way is to go to Plugins > All Plugins and look for the plugins that have updates available. These are easily recognizable as they are highlighted and stand out from the rest of the plugins in the list. They will look similar to this:

WordPress Elementor


Simply click the update now link in the plugin’s description to proceed. 


If you experience problems after the upgrade, you can always restore your backup and replace the files with ones from your previous version from the release archive or contact Courtland’s support desk and we can assist.