How To Disable Gutenberg Editor On WordPress 5 And Restore Classic Editor (2019 Guide)
In this straightforward guide, I will be showing you the exact step I took to disable Gutenberg Editor on WordPress 5.0.
You will get the exact shortcut I used to kick out the annoying and time wasting Gutenberg Editor that came packaged with the newest version of WordPress.
What Is Gutenberg Editor
It is the new editor that came packaged with WordPress 5.0. Most bloggers hate this new editor because it is based on blocks which is time wasting.
Here is how the interface look.
How To Disable Gutenberg Editor On WordPress
Without wasting much of your time, here is the quick step I took to switch back to the old Classic Editor.
Go To your plugin page
If you don’t know how to navigate to your plugin page, see the illustrative image below.
2. Installing/ Restoring Classic WordPress Editor
Search For Classic Editor WordPress Plugin
See the image below for the plug created by WordPress Contributors
Install and activate it.
In certain cases, you may need to download a plugin called Disable Gutenberg.
See the screenshot below
After activating the above two plugins, your old Classic Editor should return back to place.
I hope this short article has been of help.
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