How To Restrict Specific User Roles From Editing With Elementor

Elementor is a popular page builder plugin for WordPress that allows users to create and customize web pages easily. However, there may be situations where you want to limit access to Elementor for specific user roles on your WordPress website. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to restrict a particular user role from editing with Elementor.

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Having said that, let’s move on to the steps on How To Restrict Specific User Roles From Editing With Elementor.

Step 1: Identify the User Role

To begin, you need to identify the user role that you want to restrict from editing with Elementor. In this example, we will be restricting the “Editor” role.

User Roles

Step 2: Access the Elementor Role Manager

Log in to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to the admin menu. Find “Elementor” in the menu and hover over it. Then, click on “Role Manager” from the submenu. This action will take you to the Elementor Role Manager page.

Accessing Elementor Role Manager

Step 3: Configure Role Settings

On the Elementor Role Manager page, you will see a list of available user roles. Locate the user role you wish to restrict (in this case, “Editor”) and click on the “Edit” link next to it.

Elementor Role Manager

Step 4: Restrict Elementor Access

Within the role settings for the selected user role, you will find various permissions and settings. Look for the option that grants access to Elementor editing. It might be labeled as “Edit with Elementor” or something similar. To restrict access to Elementor for the selected user role, uncheck this option.

Restrict Elementor Access

Step 5: Save Changes

After unchecking the “Edit with Elementor” option or similar, ensure that you save the changes. Look for the “Save Changes” button on the page and click on it. This will apply the restrictions to the user role.


Following these steps, you can easily restrict a specific user role from editing with Elementor on your WordPress website. By limiting access to Elementor, you can control who can modify and design web pages using this powerful page builder plugin. If a user with the restricted role attempts to access Elementor editing, they will be denied access.

Remember that these instructions specifically apply to the Elementor plugin’s Role Manager feature. If you encounter any difficulties or have further questions, please don’t hesitate to seek additional assistance


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