WordPress plugins related issues, error fixes. See common errors in WordPress plugins and their resolution here.
Elementor is the one of the most popular Website Builder plugins in WordPress.
Sometimes, when we click on “Edit with Elementor” for any page, it is stuck on the loading screen. There are some of the common fixes mentioned in the Official Elementor guide. Most of these issues are related to a resource issue, a conflict with another plugin or theme, or a server configuration. Here, we have provided tips similar to the Elementor guide as well as some additional fixes.
Note: It is important to backup your WordPress website before performing these checks, so that you do not lose any data especially during theme/plugin activations.
Check PHP version & Memory Limit:
Elementor tools allows you to check if current PHP related configuration supports Elementor or not.
- To check PHP requirement related issues, Go to: WordPress Dashboard > Elementor > System Info.
Go to Dashboard > Updates and click the Check Again button if there is (Elementor) plugin update
There are chances that currently activated theme has compatibility issue with Elementor plugin.
- Try switching to the default WordPress theme or Hello Elementor theme.
Site Health can tell you if WordPress Ajax, REST API or other features are not working properly, therefore Elementor does not load. See, if you find any issue related to Loopback request or REST API, so that you can debug accordingly.
- Go to: WordPress Dashboard > > Tools > Site Health to get a hint about the issue.
Deactivate other plugins:
There are high chances that some plugin is having conflict with Elementor. You need to deactivate other plugins to find where the issue is.
- Deactivate all of your plugins except Elementor and Elementor Pro.
This is rare but sometimes WordPress is not installed properly after WordPress update.
- If an issue occurred after WordPress update, you can try WordPress re-install to fix the issue.
These tips will help you to identify the issue related to Elementor loading. If there is any theme/plugin conflict, you need to stop using it or contact their developer.
In case, you find something in Site Health and System Info, you may need to take help from the Server/Hosting Team to meet the requirement.