How To Use WordPress Classic Editor and Disable Gutenberg

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WordPress updated their editor called Gutenberg at WordPress 5.0 version and it is the default editor in WordPress.For this reason, many WordPress is facing problem during writing contents. In this article, you will able to know How to Use WordPress Classic Editor.

What is Gutenberg Editor?

Gutenberg is the present default editor at WordPress.But probably, most of the users do not like this editor. It has added different option but many simple options are shown in the header. So, most of the people do not feel easy for using this editor. The Gutenberg website says about their editor:


The editor will create a new page- and post-building experience that makes writing rich posts effortless, and has “blocks” to make it easy what today might take shortcodes, custom HTML, or “mystery meat” embed discovery. — Matt Mullenweg.

How to use Classic Editor?

If you want to write in the classic editor, you have to use the classic editor. For this, you have to follow this instruction.

  • Go to Plugins
  • Then Add New
  • Then you will find a search bar
  • Type Classic Editor
  • Then You will find Classic editor Plugin
  • Install the plugin
  • After installation, activate the plugin

After activating the plugin, You have to do a little bit of work. For this, you have to follow this instruction.

  • Go to Setting
  • Select the Writing Option
  • Then you will find an option Default editor for all users
Classic Editor

Choose the Classic Editor Option and Save.

Now you will able to write in the classic editor in your old way. But it is a matter great joy that you will use Gutenberg editor at any time. It also will appear in the editor panel.

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I hope you will understand the way of how to use WordPress Classic Editor in easy way.If you will face any problem,feel free to comment in comment box.

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