Elementor Dynamic Tags

Dynamic Tags for Elementor free version is a very easy and useful system of Elementor. It is also known under the denomination “Dynamic content“.
Dynamic content lets you take content from somewhere on your WordPress site and automatically insert it into your Elementor designs. But this mechanism is reserved for owners of the pro version of Elementor.
We have implemented “Dynamic content” and “Custom CSS” for the free version of Elementor.
However, this version is not compatible with the pro version.

dynamic tags list

In this post, you shall learn more about what dynamic content is and some of the ways in which it can benefit you.

The name of the tags must be sufficient to understand the rendering and its use. But specific tags that are not intuitive are commented here.

To open dynamic tags list, click the Dynamic icon in the upper right corner of the field.

Dynamic content URLs

  • Nothing special except the “Author’s website” where you can link to the author’s website of the current post.
  • The other URLs display a list of all Posts, CPT, Pages…

Dynamic content Site and Author

  • Statistics: display some interesting count about posts, pages, cpt, plugins… Go to the next section for more explanation
  • Shortcode image: very useful il you want to display an external image link with a shortcode from your CDN

Dynamic content Post

  • Author name: retrieve the last and first name
  • Authors: use this tag to filter by authors, the ‘post grid’ component of the distribution
  • Custom fields: use this tag to filter by custom fields, the ‘post grid’ component of the distribution
    Note: doesn’t support yet ‘ACF, Pods, Fieldset’
  • Templates Elementor: reuse your Elementor templates in posts or pages and change the different contents in one shot. Template Page or Section

Dynamic content Image

  • Shortcode media: use this entry if you want to display an external image and keep all the properties and options the Image widget provides.
    Very handy to display an image from a CDN

dynamic tag statistics

WordPress version: 5.3.4
Language: en-US
Timezone: Europe/Paris
Registered users: 5
Posts: 19
Pages: 30
CPT: 10
CPT count: 48
Medias: 209
Comments: 0
Comments pending: 8
Categories: 6
Tags: 27
Templates: 11
Categories: 5
Active plugins: 13

dynamic tag filter posts

filter posts by author

  • You have selected the component ‘Post grid’
  • Select Filters/Author filter
  • Click the dynamic tags icon
  • Select Post/Authors
  • Choose the authors from the list

filter posts by custom fields

  • You have selected the component ‘Post grid’
  • Select Filters/Custom fields filter
  • Click the dynamic tags icon
  • Select Post/Custom fields
  • Select the post type
  • Choose the field keys