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How To Roll Back Elementor to a Previous Version

There have been a lot of WordPress updates lately, including the huge Gutenberg update. This has put a lot of pressure on WordPress plugins, including Elementor. This may put you in a position where you need to roll back Elementor.

If you are experiencing an issue with your current version of Elementor, this tool enables you to roll back to a previous Elementor version before the issue appeared.

Roll Back Elementor to a Previous Version

This will work for the free version of Elementor as well as the pro version.

Step 1: Access Tools in Elementor

In your WordPress dashboard click on Elementor > Tools, located on the left side menu area. It shouldn’t be difficult to spot, as Elementor has a main tab with several sub-tabs under it.

Click on elementor, then tools

Step 2: Click on Version Control

Once on the “Tools” page, you will see several tabs that you can access for various purposes. These include:

  • General
  • Replace URL
  • Version Control
  • Maintenance Mode

You need to click on the “Version Control” tab.

Click on the elementor version control tab

Step 3: Click to Reinstall the Previous Version

There is going to be a “Rollback to Previous Version” option within this tab. When you see it, click the “Reinstall” button. This will reinstall the last version prior to the installed one.

Click on the reinstall button to roll back elementor version

That’s it! The process of rolling back Elementor to a previous version is fast and easy. You can do this anytime you need.

Note: Always backup your database before making changes such as rolling back.

Final Thoughts

Elementor is the most popular WordPress page builder around, and for good reason. Not only do you get to drag and drop your way to a beautiful website, but you get access to almost every tool imaginable. They make just about every process a pretty simple one.

How many times have you had to roll back a version of Elementor? Did doing this solve your problem?

Author: Jeremy Holcombe

Growing up in Hawaii, Jeremy started his freelance writing career doing resumes, business plans, article writing, and everything in between. He now specializes in online marketing and content writing and is part of the Content Marketing Team at GreenGeeks.

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