Author MarionBlack
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Downgrade WordPress Version 5.0 to 4.9.8

As you know I love the new editor but it may not play nicely with some themes and plugins. If your website doesn't look the way you expect after the upgrade, there is a way to go back. It's quick and easy, even for beginners. Watch this 2 minute video.

I don't recommend downgrading the WordPress version. There's a Classic Editor plugin which gives you the old familiar experience.

And there's the Classic block to add the classic editor functions on a block by block basis.

The option here is only for those websites that are not working properly after the upgrade.

Classic Editor Plugin for That Old Familiar Interface

WordPress 5 Don't Panic

Gutenberg or Classic Editor? You CAN Have Both

More of my Videos and Tutorials

As always I'm here to help you,

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Jeff213 Premium
Thank you for another great video. Sincere thanks

Jeff
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MarionBlack Premium
You're welcome, Jeff.
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smartketeer Premium
Another great idea!

As usual :)

Thanks Marion!
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MarionBlack Premium
You're welcome Z
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affmrknowlge Premium
Very helpful training, thank you, Marion. I'll remember this if I need to downgrade my Wordpress version.

Wordpress has recently brought out Gutenberg, a new version of Wordpress. It's a great improvement but I don't like the fact that it has several scroll bars.

Regards,

Dominic
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MarionBlack Premium
Yeah, those scrollbars take a bit of getting used to.
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JohnWRaleigh Premium
Marion, If I could, I would give you a big ol' thank you hug! Everything was going along just fine in the "backstage" of my Camer theme, until I updated the latest version several days ago. Once again, many thanks! Your tutorials are so easy to follow; smooth as butter! You surely have been gifted with the ability to teach well.

Agape, John
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MarionBlack Premium
I'm glad to help, John.
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Jim-Bo Premium
Wonderful training as always, Marion. Very handy. My WP5.0 looked really funky in the edit mode.
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MarionBlack Premium
Try the Classic Editor plugin, Jimbo
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Jim-Bo Premium
Thanks Marion!
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