Code Control

Elementor code control displays a code editor textarea based on Ace editor. It accepts a language argument to define the programming language and includes a syntax highlighter for highlighting the code.

The control is defined in Control_Code class which extends Base_Data_Control class.

Note that when using the control, the type should be set using the \Elementor\Controls_Manager::CODE constant.


Name Type Default Description
type string code The type of the control.
label string The label that appears above of the field.
description string The description that appears below the field.
show_label bool true Whether to display the label.
label_block bool true Whether to display the label in a separate line.
separator string default Set the position of the control separator. Available values are default, before, after and none. default will position the separator depending on the control type. before / after will position the separator before/after the control. none will hide the separator.
language string html Any language supported by Ace editor.
rows int 10 Number of rows.
default string The field default value.

Return Value

(string) The code field value.


class Elementor_Test_Widget extends \Elementor\Widget_Base {

	protected function _register_controls() {

				'label' => __( 'Content', 'plugin-name' ),
				'tab' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TAB_CONTENT,

				'label' => __( 'Custom HTML', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::CODE,
				'language' => 'html',
				'rows' => 20,



	protected function render() {
		$settings = $this->get_settings_for_display();
		echo $settings['custom_html'];

	protected function _content_template() {
		{{{ settings.custom_html }}}


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