# Control Types

Elementor Core Basic

Elementor includes a wide array of controls out-of-the-box. Each control has a custom template and optional default settings, default values, and other methods that affect the output of the control in the panel.

# Base Controls

Elementor has several base controls extending the abstract base class, each built to serve a different purpose:

# Inheritance

Behind the scenes, the abstract base classes above are created by extending the \Elementor\Base_Control abstract class and inherit its properties and methods. All other controls you see in the editor extend those base controls.

Base_Control
|
├─ Base_Data_Control
|  ├─ ...
|  └─ ...
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├─ Control_Base_Multiple
|  ├─ ...
|  └─ ...
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├─ Control_Base_Units
|  ├─ ...
|  └─ ...
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├─ Base_UI_Control
|  ├─ ...
|  └─ ...
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└─ Group_Control_Base
   ├─ ...
   └─ ...
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