WordPress 5.0 :- How to switch back to old Classic editor

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Wordpress 5 How to switch back to old Classic editor.

WordPress Gutenberg editor

If you don’t want to use the latest editor of WordPress then don’t worry. Today I will tell you how you can still use Classic editor in the latest version of WordPress.


After updating WordPress 5.0, you will notice that the post and page editor is changed from the classic editor to the WordPress Gutenberg editor. Gutenberg editor is an entirely new editor to edit post and content in WordPress. In Gutenberg editor, every post is divided into the block and every block has its own settings.

How to use The Classic editor with WordPress 5.0

To use classic editor with WordPress 5.0, you need to install a plugin called a classic editor from the store.

Go to plugins > click on add new > search for ‘Classic editor’

Click on install now > and activate it.

After that go to Post > click on add new > now you will see Classic editor to edit your post

Now you can edit your post and page with your old classic editor you are familiar with. To access more tools and options of classic editor click on three vertical dots on top right side corner.

You can use this editor till 2022, as WordPress announced that after 2022 WordPress Gutenberg will be the only editor works. Till that WordPress team is continuously updating and supporting WordPress classic editor.

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