WordPress 5.0 - Gutenberg Editor
December 5, 2018 Sanjay Dabhoya
Big News! The latest Gutenberg WordPress Editor is going to release on 6th December 2018. A day before WordCamp US 2018.

Lots of talks going on about Gutenburg editor in the WordPress community. The WordPress version 5.0 will bring major changes to how you create content using the Gutenberg editor. With Gutenberg, everything is ‘BLOCK’. An image is a block, A paragraph is a block, A video is a block.

Here is very well explained video by Envato about Gutenberg:

Say hello to the new Gutenberg here.


“What will happen to my site?”

You must be worried about this update that what is going to happen to my site?

If your site is on managed WordPress hosting or shared hosting server your hosting provider will handle the WordPress 5.0 update for you.

But, What if you are not ready for it?

Don’t worry!!! We have the solutions.


Solution 1:

If your WordPress website and theme is not compatible with Gutenberg, then no need to do hurry. Just keep calm and install Classic Editor WordPress plugin.

Download it from here: WordPress repository


Search for “Classic Editor” within your WordPress dashboard under “Plugins → Add New.” Then click on “Install Now” and activate the plugin.

It will make your operations smooth as before. But, Be mind that the Classic Editor will be supported until December 31, 2021.


Solution 2:

Simply disables the Gutenberg update by Disable Gutenberg WordPress Plugin.

It will disable your Gutenberg editor and replace it with Classic Editor. It is lightweight and super flexible plugin allows to lock Gutenberg, and hide extra Gutenberg options on your Dashboard.

So, It is enough for now. Follow these solutions and welcome the new WordPress era!!


Gutenberg for newbies – Don’t Panic!

With WordPress 5.0 update, you don’t require to learn a ton of things to create a WordPress website and manage it. Building and customizing blocks for Gutenberg is easy, and it will make more user-friendly for people.

If you are using WordPress for writing purpose only and just want to focus on presenting your work to the world, then Gutenberg will like to make that process faster and simpler for you.

Final note:

1. You should backup all website data before December 6, 2018.
2. Install the Classic Editor WordPress plugin, so that the new update will not cause the predicted changes.
3. Make sure your WordPress site is not on auto-update mode. To disable automatic WordPress updates: add define( ‘AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED’, true ); to your wp-config.php file.

If you have any questions about Gutenberg? Ask them in the comments below and we’ll try to help you out.

Categories : News, WordPress

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Sanjay Dabhoya

Founder & CEO

Sanjay is an entrepreneur who has been contributing to the overall vision of the organization as a mentor. Apart from being an entrepreneur, he is a developer, trainer and reader. His unique and innovative ideas has helped the organization and the clients to thrive and achieve a progressive business objective.

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