I have a question about the editor in WordPress. Have I understood it correctly that the editor in WordPress will change to the Gutenberg editor? I remember reading a thread about this some weeks ago.

I am asking as TranslatePress has native support for the Gutenberg editor and as such would probably make a bit lesser mess of my multilingual website when the switch to the Gutenberg editor happens

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Stanleycmng Premium
If you are starting out, go with Gutenberg Block Editor.

If you are familiar with classic and doing good, you can continue with that.

At some stage, one will need to upgrade to Gutenberg as that is the future of Wordpress editor.
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roysin Premium
Thank you for your advice, Stanley. It is the classic editor that is activated on my all my WordPress installations.

I will have a look at the block editor on the newest website as the website does not have any content published yet.
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greensail Premium
Hi Roy,
Anyone who installs a new theme, free or premium, will have Gutenberg as their default editor.
The classic editor (for me anyway), is only available as a plugin.
I have been using Gutenberg for 8 or 9 months now and will not be going back to Classic.
I have deleted that plugin.
Michael.
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roysin Premium
Thanks, Michael. The classic editor is ticked off as the default one on all my websites. I am using GeneratPress.

Sound like your experience with the Gutenberg editor is very good. I will have a look at it this afternoon, after completing my DMO.
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greensail Premium
I might have slipped up a little Roy. Most likely not all developers of themes will have Gutenberg as their default editor (yet). I am not using Generate Press, so have no idea of their updates, or how active they are coming out with new themes.
Regards.
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Dorrie1 Premium
Just reading comments learning my friend
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Triblu Premium
Hey Roy,

You're not to worry. The Gutenberg... or now known as the Block Editor was introduced in 2018.

However, users were given an option to install yet another plugin to convert our WordPress sites back to using the Classic Editor.

If your site is working fine as it is right now, then chances are either you have already been working with the Block Editor OR the Classic Editor plugin was added to your site already.

Hope this makes sense to you.
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roysin Premium
That makes sense Triblu. I am feeling that I am late for class 😇 I should have noticed this from some of the previous threads about the Gutenberg editor.

-Roy-
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Triblu Premium
Hey Roy, sometimes life just gets in our way of learning. Noooo problemo'. We will help you to stay on course. ;-)
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zydegeaux Premium
I installed the Gutenberg Add One plugin. I love it. Gives you even more blocks to work with that are useful
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roysin Premium
good tip
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Triblu Premium
Hey Neil,

Being as I learned website designing using HTML and then CSS, I find the Block Editor too... ineffective for me to use. I would need to go back to not knowing anything about using HTML or WordPress to be able use their Block Editor to its full potential.
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