Enable the Classic Editor

Site Administrators

  • Go to your site’s Dashboard
  • Go to the site’s Settings > Writing

writing link under the settings section of the dashboard's sidebar

  • Beside Default editor for all users choose Classic Editor (all pages and posts in the site default to the classic editor)

default editor for all users classic editor button

Let other users in your site (Editors, Authors, or Contributors) choose their own editor

  • Go to the site’s Settings > Writing
  • Beside Allow users to switch editors choose Yes

Allow users to switch editors options in the site's reading settings

  • Users then choose the editor they want to use in their profile settings
  • Click your user profile link in the upper right corner of the menu bar

upper right corner link to user's profile

  • Under the Personal Options section, select an editor to be your Default Editor

Default Editor options under a user's profile

  • Click the Update Profile button at the bottom of the page

Classic Editor Tutorials and Resources