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WordPress 5.0 has hit the scene and with it a new editor for WordPress called ‘Gutenberg’ – aka ‘The Block Editor’. It is both good and bad depending on your preference…

Many will think “this is GREAT! so many more options!”

But there’s also a fair share of people who love the classic editor.  It is a solid writing platform and a sudden learning curve can be a real pain and inconvenience.

So I have some videos here that will help.

It’s simple, you can revert to the classic editor, convert your old blog posts or learn your way around the new editor. 

You can scroll to the video you want or simple click the link below to which video you’d like to watch:

So, let’s get into it!

How to switch to the WordPress Classic Editor (& Ditch Gutenberg Blocks!)

In this video we show you how you can go back to the old classic WordPress editor for your posts and pages.

The first option we look at is by using a ‘Classic Editor’ Block within Gutenberg. The second option is by adding the classic editor in so it completely bypasses Gutenberg (but can also allow you to choose between both.)

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How to convert old ‘classic’ posts to the new Gutenberg Block Editor

Since the release of WordPress 5.0, the new Gutenberg editor has proven to be a quite a learning curve for bloggers. One issue is – how do you update existing ‘Classic’ editor posts to the new ‘Gutenberg’ Blocks / Block Editor?

In this video we show you how with just a few clicks!

Lucky for us, it’s almost effortless to convert an older post from the classic editor into the new block editor. This enables you to really use the power of Gutenberg.

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Going over the differences and how to use the Gutenberg Block Editor

Making the switch from a ‘Word Style’ linear editor like the classic WordPress editor to the new Blocks of Gutenberg can be a challenge. So I put together this video which compares the classic to the new block editor – so you can achieve the same results as before, with the extras that WordPress 5.0 offers.

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Now you can get on with it!

This should hopefully see you moving past the obstacle / learning curve that is the Gutenberg Block Editor.

I hope you found this all useful, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask in the comments below!

Thanks you for reading and watching :)

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