How To Disable Gutenberg, & Use The Classic Editor

December 21, 2018

With WordPress 5.0 update, WordPress has released the flashy new Gutenberg Block Editor. If you were happy with the classic editor, or your own page builder, like Visual Composer, we will show you how to get them back. In this post, with 3 easy steps, we will show you how to use the Classic Editor with WordPress 5.0 and upward.

Step 1: Download & Activate Classic Editor On Your WordPress Website

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Step 2: Navigate to Settings>Writing And Select “Yes” for the option “Allow users to switch editors”. Hit Save Changes. 

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Step 3: Easily Switch Between Classic Editor & Block Editor in The Right Panel On Your Post/Page:

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