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How to Create a Search Engine Optimized FAQ Page with Elementor

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Looking for a simple way to create an Effective FAQ Page using Elementor page builder?

When making a purchase online, customers will first research the same on Google, and as soon as they find their match, they tend to learn much more about that product in detail.

In this whole research procedure, a dedicated FAQ section helps your prospective customers to learn more about your products and solve their queries that they might have related to your services.

A particular section for frequently asked questions (FAQ) can be an excellent way to help your visitors or customers. Leaving those users wondering is nothing less than losing them to be your potential customers.

So in this article, we’ll show you how you can create a customized FAQ using Elementor & PowerPack Addons.

Why do you need a FAQ Page?

If you run a business website, there will be many reasons for you to include a FAQ page on your website to address appropriate answers to your customer’s questions.

We’ve listed a few essential points which show the importance of including a FAQ page on your website.

  • Adding the FAQ page results helps create high-quality resources for users.
  • Linking some of your relevant content to the FAQ page can help increase keyword ranking.
  • With optimal user experience, FAQ pages can be a proven strategy for organic search rankings.
  • A well-structured FAQ section can drive targeted traffic to your website.
  • Including a FAQ page on your website will save time and effort in repeatedly addressing your customer’s similar questions.
  • A FAQ section provides relevant data about your website; it’s good for SEO and better organic rankings.
  • A well-organized FAQ section builds trust and provides a hassle-free experience for customers while scrolling your site.
  • Also, including a FAQ page on your website will be the best opportunity to increase internal linking on your website.

Create a Search Engine Optimized FAQ Page with Elementor

With all the benefits of having an FAQ section on your web pages in mind, let’s now see how to create one with Elementor.

To create a well-organized FAQ section on your website, you probably need to know a dozen of codes, but PowerPack Elementor Addons has got you back with an easy option.

PowerPack addon for Elementor includes 80+ powerful widgets and 150 pre-designed beautiful templates, including the powerful FAQ Schema Markup Widget

This FAQ widget offers plenty of customization and advanced features, allowing you to create FAQ pages with structured data on your Elementor website.

Let’s deep dive into the tutorial and create FAQ pages with Elementor & PowerPack FAQ widgets without any further ado.

If you prefer to watch a video tutorial, you can consider this video on how to create an FAQ Section using Elementor with Google Structured Data Markup.

Before we start the tutorial, ensure you’ve installed & activated Elementor and PowerPack Elementor Addons on your WordPress website.

Next, go to your WordPress dashboard, open the page in Elementor editor & then type ‘FAQ’ in the search bar, and drag & drop the widget on the page.

Make sure to check for the PowerPack ‘PP’ sign on the top-right corner of the widget.

drag and drop the faq widget

Content Tab of the FAQ Widget

The Content tab of the FAQ widget has four sections:

  1. FAQs
  2. Query ( If you choose “Posts” as a source type in the FAQs section)
  3. Settings
  4. Toggle Icon

FAQs

This section contains options to add content to your FAQ section.

  • Source: This is the first sub-section. From here, you can select the source type as Custom or Posts for the FAQ section.
source type in faq widget

If you choose “Custom” as the source type, you’ll get the following options:

  • Add FAQs: You can add add custom text content and create as many FAQs by clicking on the Add Items button.
  • Enable Schema: This is the most useful option. PowerPack FAQ widget comes with a built-in schema markup feature that automatically adds structured data to your FAQ section. This helps search engines understand the content in a better manner & enables them to understand that the content present on the page is questions and answers with structured markup.
enable schema markup

If you select “Posts” as the source, then you’ll get these options to customize the FAQs section:

  • Posts Count: This option fetches all your site’s single posts and displays them in a FAQ format.
  • Content-Type: Select the content type as “excerpt” or “full content.” If you choose an excerpt, you next need to set the excerpt length.
  • Default Active Tabs: Add the tab numbers in a row followed by a comma to display tabs active (open) by default.

Query

Query section in the content tab of the PowerPack FAQ widget

In this section, you can include/exclude filter types for categories, tags, authors, posts, media, landing pages, my templates, products, product tags, and templates.

All these filter types depend on the post type you choose.

This section includes a few more features:

  • Date: Choose the date format to display FAQs accordingly.
  • Order: Select the order for the FAQs, whether ascending or descending.
  • Order by: Choose the format to display the FAQ page from available options such as date, last modified date, random, comment count, title, post ID, and post author.
  • Sticky Posts: Toggle on this option to enable the sticky posts.
  • Show Only Sticky Posts: Enable this option if you want to display the sticky posts in the FAQ section among all the posts.
  • Offset: This option lets you skip the initial number of posts from the FAQ section. Select the number of posts you want not to display on the FAQ page.
Note: This section will appear only when you choose “posts” as the source in the FAQs section.

Settings

Settings section in the content tab of the FAQ widget

This section contains options that you can customize for a better user experience. Let’s see these options in detail:

  • Layout: Choose the FAQ section to be showcased in a Grid or Accordion layout.
  • Columns: If you’ve selected the grid layout, you can choose the number of columns.
  • Accordion Type: You can choose the accordion type from available options like Toggle or Accordion.
  • Toggle Speed: Customize the toggle speed using this option.
  • Question HTML Tag: Select the question HTML tag from here.

Toggle Icon

Toggle Icon section in the content tab of the FAQ widget

This section includes options related to the toggle icon displayed on the FAQ page.

Let’s have a quick look at the options available in this section:

  • Toggle Icon: Enable this option if you want to add a toggle icon to your FAQ section.
  • Close Icon: Choose a close icon from the icon library.
  • Open Icon: Here, you can choose an open icon from the icon library.

Let’s see what it looks like after applying all these changes in the Content tab of the FAQ widget.

Style Tab of the FAQ Widget

The style tab of the FAQ widget has four sections:

  1. Items
  2. Questions
  3. Answers
  4. Toggle Icon

Now, let’s have a detailed look at these sections:

Items

Items section in the style section of the FAQ widget

Options available in this section are:

  • Bottom Spacing: Adjust the bottom spacing for each question tab displayed on the FAQ page.
  • Border Type: Select the border type you want to display in the FAQ section. Choose among the given options, such as solid, double, or dotted. You can also choose “none” if you don’t want to display any border.
  • Border Width: Using this option, you can set the border width.
  • Border Color: With this option, you can choose a border color.
  • Border Radius: Set the border radius to give a smooth edge to the borders applied.
  • Box Shadow: Use this option to customize the box shadow for the FAQ section.
  • Padding: Using this option, you can adjust the padding. It helps to apply enough space between the content and the borders and gives a neat look.

Questions

Question section in the style tab of the FAQ widget

This section allows you to customize the question part displayed in the FAQ section.

Let’s have a quick look at all the available options:

  • Bottom Spacing: This option allows you to adjust the bottom spacing for each of the questions that will get displayed on the FAQ page.
  • Text Color: You can choose the text color using this option.
  • Background Color: You can customize the background color for the question displayed in the FAQ section.
  • Typography: With this option, you get all the options to customize the typography of the text for the question part.
  • Border Type: You can customize the questions by applying the border on them. Select the border type you want to display in the FAQ section. Choose between solid, double, dotted, and dashed. You can also choose “none” if you don’t want to display any border.
  • Border Radius: Set the border radius to give a smooth edge to the borders applied.
  • Padding: Using this option, you can adjust the padding. It helps to apply enough space between the content and the borders giving a neat look.

Icon

  • Icon Size: Adjust the icon size using this option.
  • Icon Spacing: You can use this option to adjust the spacing between the icons.

Answers

Answers section in the style tab of the FAQ widget

As the name says, in this section, you’ll get customization options to style the Answer part of your FAQ section.

Let’s have a quick look at all the available options:

  • Text Color: With this option, you can choose the text color for the answers.
  • Background Color: You can choose the background color using this option.
  • Typography: This option allows you to customize the text’s typography for the answer section in all possible aspects.
  • Border Radius: Set the border radius to give a smooth edge to the borders applied.
  • Padding: With this option, you can adjust the padding. It helps to apply enough space between the content and the borders giving a neat look.

Toggle Icon

Toggle Icon section in the style tab of the FAQ widget
  • Alignment: You can set the alignment of the toggle icon using this option.
  • Color: With this option, you can choose the color for the toggle icon.
  • Hover Color: This option allows you to choose a color for the toggle icon on hover mode.
  • Active Color: This option allows you to choose a color for the toggle icon on active mode.
  • Size: You can set the size of the toggle icon using this option.
  • Spacing: This option allows you to add space between the toggle icon and the question/answer text.
faq widget for elementor

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We hope this tutorial helps you to create a Search Engine Optimized FAQ page for your WordPress website using Elementor page builder. If you’ve enjoyed reading this article, we’re sure you’d also love experiencing our other PowerPack tools too. Click here to explore all PowerPack Widgets for Elementor.

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