Cosmic Soul

This option is helpful if you are using a WordPress plugin that’s not compatible with Gutenberg, but you want to use Gutenberg for other areas on your site.

WordPress is the world’s most popular website builder powering more than 31% of all websites on the internet.

It has thousands of plugins and themes and powers all kind of websites from eCommerce stores to membership communities.

A lot of these third-party tools rely heavily on the classic WordPress editor. The core team is trying to give developers enough time to make their plugins and themes compatible with Gutenberg. However, it is possible that many of these will not be fully compatible with the Gutenberg editor.

If that’s the case, then these settings could be very helpful for you.

Don’t forget to click on the save changes button to store your settings.

We hope this article helped you disable Gutenberg and keep the classic editor in WordPress. You may also want to see our list of the most wanted WordPress tips, tricks, and hacks.

If you liked this article, then please subscribe to our YouTube Channel for WordPress video tutorials. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook.
Popular on WPBeginner Right Now!

Google Analytics in WordPress

How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress for Beginners

Checklist: 15 Things You MUST DO Before Changing WordPress Themes
Revealed: Why Building an Email List is so Important Today (6 Reasons)

Revealed: Why Building an Email List is so Important Today (6 Reasons)

How to Properly Move Your Blog from to

About the Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff at WPBeginner is a team of WordPress experts led by Syed Balkhi. Trusted by over 1.3 million readers worldwide.
The Ultimate WordPress Toolkit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *