How to Disable Gutenberg Text Editor in WordPress

Gutenberg is the latest text editor in WordPress 5.0 or later. It is quite different than the previous classic editor. In Gutenberg drag and drop system enables you to move page or blog contain one place to another. You can customize each block.

However, If you are familiar with classic editor layout and not planning to use Gutenberg features, It is possible that you may frustrate because all elements of a page or post, such as headers and paragraphs have placed into separate blocks. It takes more time to figure out how to use its settings, and where to add blocks so content looks as you want. 

Most of the WordPress users familiar with the classic editor. So, the existing users want to works with the classic editor in WordPress 5.0 or later. There is a simple way to enable the classic editor.

Disable Gutenberg Text Editor in WordPress

How to Disable Gutenberg Text Editor

  1. Step 1

    Go to Plugins

  2. Step 2

    Add New

  3. Step 3

    Search Classic Editor

  4. Step 4

    Install Classic Editor

  5. Step 5

    Activate the Classic Editor

The Classic Editor plugin may not be a longer solution because the WordPress team has said that the classic editor plugins will only be officially supported until December 31, 2021.

Enable Gutenberg Text Editor

The previous steps are same as to install or enable Gutenberg in WordPress. You have to install and activate the Gutenberg text editor.

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