How to use the classic editor with WordPress without plugin

Why do we want to disable the Gutenberg editor? Because it is difficult to change habits.

How to use the classic editor with WordPress without plugin
WordPress Classic Editor Preview

You don’t need to install the plugin to use the classic editor. Because it slows down your site speed to set up more plugins. So we’ll use a smart shortcut.

How to disable Gutenberg via code?

  • Go to wp-content/themes/your-theme/
  • Open functions.php with note++ or etc editor
  • add this code
  • add_filter('use_block_editor_for_post', '__return_false');

Footnote: WordPress announced that it would allow up to 2021 to use the classic editor.

That’s All!

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