Do you wish to turn off Gutenberg (the block editor) and keep the WordPress classic editor on your site? Gutenberg is WordPress’s default block editor, which has replaced the old WordPress editor. Many people find it difficult to adjust to and would prefer to continue using the former. In this article, we’ll teach you how to effortlessly disable Gutenberg and keep WordPress’s old editor.
Let’s check how to disable it.
How to Disable Gutenberg and Use the Classic Editor the Easy Way
The WordPress dashboard included an option built-in into its function.
Just go to Settings > Writing, select “Classic editor” under the “Default editor for all users” label. You can now click Save Changes then check your post editor if your changes applied.
How to Disable Gutenberg Using a Plugin
If you want to disable the Block Editor using a plugin, it is possible also. Just go to Plugins > Add New and search Disable Gutenberg or follow this link.
First, you have to install and activate it. After activation, you can see the plugin page by going to Settings > Disable Gutenberg.
To disable the Gutenberg Block Editor, check Complete Disable and save changes.