Easy.. Download and install the “Classic” WordPress Editor Plugin
The classic WordPress editor plugin is maintained by the WordPress Contributors team (supported until at least 2022).
The plugin completely disables Gutenberg and all of its new block editing functionalities.
Switch back to Classic WordPress Editor
How to revert back to the classic WordPress editing experience.
- Go to Plugins / Add new
- Search and Install: Classic Editor WordPress Plugin | Download Plugin
- Activate the plugin (once installed)
The old editor is now ready to use. Go to any saved page/post or add new and the old editor will appear.
There are a few settings if required.
In your WordPress dashboard go to Settings > Writing
- Choose the editor for users – Let users to switch editors. This can be useful for multi-author blogs where some editors might want to work using the Gutenberg blocks editor.
- Re-activate the new Block Editor (Gutenberg).
Have a good one!