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How you can go back to the Classic Editor in WordPress 5 (Gutenberg)

In late 2018, we updated all our clients’ website to WordPress version 5 which came with Gutenberg editor. With this update, the Classic Editor mode was disappeared. Soon after the update, we got asked if they can have the Classic Editor back.

Yes, you can. If you prefer editing your site with the Classic editor, there is a plugin for it. Indeed, there are over 1 million installations with a 5-star rating. I guess, my clients are the only ones needing this solution. So I decided to make a short video.

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Osamu Wakabayashi

Web Design Consultant for Nonprofits
He is all about helping nonprofit organizations leverage the power of the internet and do more things online so that they can grow their business. He led Ottawa UI/UX Meetup group with over 2,000 members to promote web designer communities in Canada. He is currently the organizer for Web for nonprofits Meetup group with over 200 nonprofit professionals and leaders in Ottawa.