How to Import and Export Templates in Elementor

Welcome guys! In this tutorial, we will explain a step-by-step guide on How to Save, Import, and Export Templates in Elementor. When you create your WordPress Website, It’s necessary for you to save, import, and export templates according to your needs and requirements, and for future use. Elementor not only gives you the flexibility of importing, and exporting templates but also gives you reusability so you can save the same template for your other  WordPress websites.

When you have to create the same pages for different websites, then you can use the save, import, and export options. It is cost-effective and saves your time to create the same page again and again. To solve this problem, we will use Elementor’s save, import, and export features. It is the best choice to save your template instead of creating again. If you do not have much knowledge about Elementor then it’s ok because we will completely guide you about all the processes and steps.

Follow our blog on How to Save, Import, and Export Templates in Elementor till the end.

So Let’s get started.

How to Import Elementor template:

We will describe two easy methods to import the Elementor template on your WordPress Website.

Method 1:

The first method is very simple and easy to follow.

To import an elementor template, you have to first Login to your WordPress Dashboard and then click on Templates > Saved Templates.

At top of the page, select the option Import Templates, click on the Choose File option to upload json file or a .zip archive of Elementor templates and then click on Import Now button.


After you import the file, you can see it in your template list, now you can use it anywhere on your wordpress website or you can use shortcodes as well if you want. The best part is you can reuse the same template.

Method 2:

The method 2 is short and simple, you just have to follow 2 steps and all done.

You can import your file directly from your Elementor page where you are currently working.

On your working page, Go to Elementor Library and click on the Import template icon and then click on the Select File button.

After you import the file, you can see it in your template list.

Wow, Isn’t so easy?? Let’s move forward to saving the page as a template in elementor.

Saving Page as a Template in Elementor:

Now we will show you how you can save templates in elementor builder.

Firstly, open the page with Elementor Editor. Click on the up arrow icon in the bottom left of the page and select the Save as Template option.

After clicking the option, a new pop-up will appear, Write here a good name to your template, and save it.


Saving Section as a Templates

Elementor also provides you the facility of saving a section/part as templates and you can use that saved template anywhere on you Elementor Pages. It’s a simple process just follow 2 steps below.

Step 1: For saving a section, Choose the section you wanna save and then right-click on the Edit Section.

Step 2: After clicking the section, A menu will appear with a few options, choose the Save as Template option. Give your template a good name and save it.

Inserting your Saved Templates

By using Elementor builder, you can insert a section as well as a complete Template. For both options, you have to follow the same steps.

Step 1: Click on the Folder icon in the Elementor widget area.

Step 2: After clicking on folder icon, you will see three tabs Block, Pages and My Template. Now select My Templates tab. Here you will see your previously saved templates. For inserting template click on the Insert button, that specific template will be added into your Elenentor page.

Note: You can Select different blocks and page which are already created from Elementor and you can choose from there according to your Business needs.


After clicking on the insert option, a message will appear on the screen, whether you want to Import Document Settings of the Template.

You can choose the option Yes or No. Click on “Yes” button. And then you will see the block or page on your screen. You can edit it according to your needs and change content, text, color, images etc.

How to Export Elementor Templates

You can export templates from the WordPress dashboard or from your Elementor page.

Step 1: Click on Templates>Saved Template. Choose the template you want to export and then simply click on the Export Template button.

You can also export a template from the Elementor library from a specific Elementor page. Open the Elementor library from the Elementor page and then click on the My template tab. Under My Templates click the 3-dots at the right and simply click on Export.

The file will be reported in JSON format on your PC. You can save it and use it in the future. After exporting the file, you will be able to import it on other WordPress Websites and use it. You can change the name of json file and save it but do not change the file extension otherwise it will not work when you will import it on other wordpress websites.

All is done.


We hope this article helped you How to Save, Import, and Export Templates in Elementor. You may also want to check out our guide on How to Display Elementor Template Using a Shortcode. If you are interested to create backup of your site then follow our blog on Ultimate guide to Backup your WordPress Website.

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