As you have known, Elementor allows you to start your page from a pre-made template. If you are looking for a pre-made template to create a blog page, we have some free items for you. All Elementor blog page templates below are available for free in JSON files. Thus, you don’t need to install an extra plugin.
If you are new to Elementor, you can read our previous article to learn how to import a template in Elementor.
A quick foreword. A blog page refers to a page on a website dedicated to displaying blog posts. In most cases, websites add a menu item on the header or footer that points to the page.
Free Elementor Blog Page Templates
The first free Elementor blog template we offer is Penanggungan. The template consists of three sections. The top section to display the heading element as well as the search field, the second section to display the latest post (you can edit the query if you want it), and the third section to display all the blog posts.
The blog posts are displayed in a three-column style using the native Posts widget of Elementor. A CSS snippet is added to the Posts widget on the second section to create a custom shape for the post thumbnail (featured image). You will also CSS snippet on the third section which is used to add a hover effect to the post title.
If you have some categories on your website to organize your blog posts, you can consider Welirang. The blog page template uses different blocks to display blog posts according to their category. On each block, you will find a Posts widget. You can edit the query setting on the Posts widget on each block to filter the blog posts. CSS snippet is added to the Posts widget to add a hover effect to the individual blog posts.
On the bottom block, you will find an email subscription form dedicated to capturing email addresses from your site visitors. You can connect it with email marketing plugin or service of your choice.
Mahameru is another Elementor template designed specifically to create a blog page. It has a simple design whereby the blog posts are displayed in a list style (single column). Unlike the first two templates, Mahameru uses no CSS snippet at all. It uses all the default styling options available on Elementor.
Same as Mahameru above, Raung also displays the blog posts in a list style — with the post thumbnail is placed on the left side. However, Raung uses some CSS snippets added to the Posts widget. First, it uses CSS snippet to set the vertical alignment of the text elements of the post (title, meta, excerpt, and read more). Second, it also uses a CSS snippet to further decorate the read more link. Another CSS snippet is added to add a hover effect to the post title. After importing the template, you can edit the Posts widget and go to the Advanced tab on the settings panel to see the CSS snippets.
On the hero section of the template, you will find a search form created with the native Search Form widget of Elementor. If you have Essential Addons plugin installed, you can replace it with the Advanced Search widget belongs to Essential Addons which has more advanced filtering feature.
Looking for something fresh? Panderman is a great option, then. Unlike other blog page templates above, the template doesn’t display the post thumbnail (featured image) on the feed. The concept makes the design looks pretty simple, yet elegant.
The Panderman template uses only one section to place all the widgets (Heading, Text Editor, and Posts). After importing the template, you can go to the Advanced tab on the Posts widget settings panel to see the CSS snippets — which are used to add hover effect to individual blog posts, turn the read more link into a button-like, and further decorate the numbered pagination.
6. Putri Tidur
Email subscribers are the best asset for a website to generate traffic, other than SEO. If you realize it, Putri Tidur is a perfect blog page template for you. It has an email subscription form placed at the hero section — which you can connect with a plugin like MailPoet, weMail, to Mailster. Putri Tidur itself displays the blog posts in a list style.
Rengganis is a perfect blog page template if you put big concern email newsletter on your blog. On the hero section of template lies an email subscription form which you can connect to the email newsletter you use. Below the form is a navigation feature that redirects you to the blog posts block when you click it.
Blog posts are displayed in two blocks. The first block for the featured posts and second block for the newest block posts.
If you are looking for a blog page template that offers a minimalist nuance, Wilis is the item you can consider. The template displays the blog posts the right way, without a dynamic section like most blog page templates above. The hero section is booked for the featured post, but you can edit the post query if you want to display the newest post on this section. Some CSS snippets are added to the Posts widget on this template to add hover effect as well to further decorated the numbered pagination.
The Bottom Line
Elementor is a multipurpose page builder plugin for WordPress. If you use it to create a website outside online magazine, news portal, or blog — it would be a great idea to create a page dedicated to displaying blog posts. To save you time, you can start the page from a pre-made template. For this option, you can download the free templates we offered above.