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How to create a repeater template

Creating a template

  1. Go to the Administration backend and click “My templates” below the Elementor menu item.
  2. Click the “Add new” button besides the “My templates” title at the top of the page.
  3. A modal window is shown. In the “Choose Template Type” drop-down select the “Section” type template.
  4. Enter a descriptive name for your template.
  5. Click “Create template”
  6. Depending if you have Elementor Pro or not the instructions differ.

Without Elementor Pro

  1. After pressing “Create template” you will be taken to the Elementor frontend editor.
  2. In order to get access to Repeater fields you will need to go back to templates in the backend.
  3. Click the template you created earlier.
  4. Towards the bottom you’ll find the preview settings.
  5. Select the post type you want to use and start writing the name of the post in the field below. Even though it looks like a dropdown its also a text field.
  6. Select the correct post among the ones that are shown in the drop-down.
  7. Click save draft.
  8. Click the blue “Edit with Elementor” button.
  9. Now you will have access to Repeater fields and more in the Dynamic Tags drop down.┬áSee the “Dynamic Tags” page for what tags are available.

Continue with the Repeater template widget.

With Elementor Pro

  1. After pressing “Create template” you will be taken to the Elementor frontend editor.
  2. In order to get access to Repeater fields you will need to go to “Section Settings”. Press the gear icon.
  3. In the settings view you’ll see an area called “Preview Settings”. Click it and select your post type and which post shall be used.
  4. Click “Apply & preview”
  5. Now you will have access to Repeater fields and more in the Dynamic Tags drop down.┬áSee the “Dynamic Tags” page for what tags are available.
    1. If you don’t have access you will have to refresh the page. Sometimes the plugin doesn’t detect the preview settings at first try.
  6. Design the template per usual Elementor design

Continue with the Repeater template widget.

Updated on March 1, 2019

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