How to disable the block editor

How to disable the block editor

December 17, 2020

WordPress 5.0 includes the new block editor (Gutenberg), which will be the default editor from this time on. If you run into any problems or just don’t like the new editor, there are different methods available to disable the block editor.

Learn more about Gutenberg

By plugin (recommended)

Classic Editor (made by WordPress contributors)

By code
add_filter( 'use_block_editor_for_post', '__return_false' );


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