Switcher Control

Elementor switcher control displays a an on/off switcher. It’s basically a fancy representation of the Checkbox Control.

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

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


Name Type Default Description
type string switcher 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 false 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.
label_on string Yes The label for the “unchecked” state.
label_off string No The label for the “checked” state.
return_value string yes The value returned when checked.
default string The field default value.

Return Value

(string) The switcher 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' => __( 'Show Title', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::SWITCHER,
				'label_on' => __( 'Show', 'your-plugin' ),
				'label_off' => __( 'Hide', 'your-plugin' ),
				'return_value' => 'yes',
				'default' => 'yes',

				'label' => __( 'Title', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TEXT,
				'default' => __( 'Default title', 'plugin-domain' ),



	protected function render() {
		$settings = $this->get_settings_for_display();
		if ( 'yes' === $settings['show_title'] ) {
			echo '<h2>' . $settings['title'] . '</h2>';

	protected function _content_template() {
		<# if ( 'yes' === settings.show_title ) { #>
			<h2>{{{ settings.title }}}</h2>
		<# } #>


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