How to Use Easy Digital Downloads Widget

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How to Use Easy Digital Downloads Widget

It is a matter of few steps to use Easy Digital Downloads Widget. I’ll include step by step instructions and detailed pictures to help you get started.

Step-1: Since the widget has been developed based on a 3rd party Easy Digital Downloads plugin. At first, you have to install and activate the plugin. As you can see in the screenshot below.

To install and activate the plugin, simply go to the WordPress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New > search the plugin and then hit the Install Now and after that Activate.

Step-2: In this step, you’ve to create Downloads Items that will’ be shown using our widget.

To make the Downloads Items, go to WordPress Dashboard Downloads Add New. See the example above.

Step-3: Insert Easy Digital Downloads Widget, inserting it is just a matter of drag and dropping.

Content Tab

Using the content tab, you’ll be able to make a layout of a particular part of a website. And in this regard, some handy sections in the tab will assist you a lot.


In this section, you can select your desire controls and can also enable the switcher button(Yes/No) in accordance with the design you want.

Especially, Columns, Item Gap, Categories Count, show Thmbnial, Excerpt, Price, Buy Button, Pagination.

Go to the Content tab > Layout and check all the controls.


This section works for setting the source location of data that you need to display by the reference like Author, Categories, Tags, and Formats. The references can be different in accordance with the source location. Read more 

For example, 

A.  Go to Source ➤ next select data location( Show All, Manual Selection.) 

B. Next, select manual selection and then categories from the Categories field.

C. Order By and Order controls are here to arrange the data you want to display through Name, Description, Slug, and Count and also with ascending or descending order.

Style Tab

Now, let’s work with Style Tab. The tab will confidently have you style the web content (text, image, video, etc.) of the page you require to design. 

Styling with the Style tab in Elementor will always give you a fantastic experience.

Let’s have a look.


From this section, you can select Background Color, Padding, Border Type, Border Radius, Box Shadow, Alignment.

Go to the Style tab > Item.


Here, in this section, you’ll be able to add Border Type, Width and Color, Border Radius, and Box Shadow.

Simply, go to the Style tab > Image.


There are three subsections namely Title, Excerpt, and Price. All these subsections will allow you to add text color and hover color, margin, and typography.

Follow the flow, Style tab > Description.


This section here works to design the button and to design the button just go to Button to Normal and use all the controls you see there. 

Similarly, go for the Hover.

Video Assist

In conclusion, it seems that you’ve read this article and found very useful. If you want to know more about the widget, you can watch the video on the Easy Digital Downloads widget by Element Pack and also go to our demo page.


About Selim Rana

Selim Rana is the Founder of BdThemes - the company behind Element Pack Pro! He is a Software Engineer passionate about WordPress and Elementor.

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