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Classic Editor on off


Description: Classic Editor on off is a plugin that gives the ability to turn off all or some of Gutenberg, reverting to classic editor – where needed. Gutenberg (Gutenberg Blocks / Gutenberg Editor) replaced the Classic Editor but there may be times you wish to use the classic editor. Disable Gutenberg Blocks completely, or choose to disable for widgets, posts or pages.

If you prefer the old editors or just need to do some testing, this plugin will assist you in reverting to non Gutenberg setups by replacing with the Classic Editor.

Use this plugin to restores original Edit Post screen / Widgets screen (TinyMCE, meta boxes, etc.).

For temporary changes or disable permanently: Widgets, posts or pages – you choose!


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Click on the ‘Settings’ option and then click on ‘Classic Editor on off’.


March 14, 2023
Plugin does just what it says it does… loads Gutenberg on some or all or none of the posts, pages and widgets. Great on plugins that do not support Blocks’ meta boxes. You can disable for posts only so you have a custom metabox showing in the editor but then leave Blocks enabled for pages so you can use blocks to build pages.
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“Classic Editor on off” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



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