Elementor is a free (or Pro with more features) layout builder plugin for WordPress that simplifies web page design without spending a single penny. However it offers limited features in its free version but in comparison to others (free) it offers a lot for free. With Elementor you can create any kind of grid layout and add many modules such as text/html, videos, image gallery, image slider, icon box, Tabs, Testimonials, shortcode etc. Moreover many free readymade layouts are available to install direct via plugin dashboard.

In this short tutorial we will learn how to embed an external page as iframe in Elementor. Elementor offers video embedding from external and internal sources but it doesn't have any module to embed external pages.

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DIfferent ways to embed iframe webpage and videos in WordPress

Generally there is a simple code to embed iframe in html – <iframe src=”…url-to-embed”></iframe> With the help of this code you can embed iframe to any html page. But the issue is that WordPress denies iframe call for security reasons. To bypass this we can make use of WordPess plugins that enables fetching iframe content.

Download and install ARVE Advanced Responsive Video Embedder WordPress plugin for free. It is a free plugin and you can install this plugin from WordPress plugin repository.

In Elementor page builder there is a free module available – shortcode module

With shortcode module you can insert any 3rd party plugin shortcode and Elementor will parse it

Add a shortcode module to your page and insert the following shortcode


Shortcode Link is Given Below

Replace the blue text with the complete url that you want to embed.

This way you can add any webpage or video in your elementor layout. All you need to do is using a WordPress plugin that could generates an iframe shortcode like ARVE or any other and insert that shortcode in Elementor shortcode module.

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