How to disable Gutenberg and use old classic editor in WP5?
There’s a huge change in WordPress world. WordPress has introduced Gutenberg on 06 Dec 2018. WordPress 5.0 Gutenberg has replaced the old editor that was familiar to WordPress users. It might be complex for the WordPress users in the beginning but once become familiar you will find more flexible features to can design your content more effectively.
What is Gutenberg?
Gutenberg is the name of WordPress new editor that have clean writing environment with great typography. It will completely change the environment of creating posts or pages. Gutenberg use “block” to design your content, simply drag and drop the block to create high quality content like the web builder e.g. Wix and Squarespace.
If you have upgraded to WordPress 5.0 and want to switch back to old classic editor, this guide and help you to switch Gutenberg editor to the classic editor using plugin.
Huge change in WordPress world. WordPress introduced Gutenberg.https://t.co/GtdEDXemD3
— WordPress for Beginners-WebMinto (@webminto) December 13, 2018
Login to WordPress dashboard. Click on “Plugins” then “Add New”.
Type classic editor in search box, you will see “Classic Editor” plugin at the beginning. Click on “Install Now” and “Activate”.
Once activated you will be able to use the classic editor by default. You can also use both the editors and switch to block editor from post or pages using “Writing” option under “Settings” in WordPress panel.
Click on “Settings” then “Writing”.
This setting will allow you to choose the default editor.
- Default editor for all users: You can choose you preferred editor “Classic” or “Block” using this option.
- Allow users to switch editors: It will allow you to switch editors from the pages or posts.
After setting up your preferred editor, don’t forget to click on “Save” button.