How To Force A Redirect To The Classic Editor Interface

If you agree with me that the new editor interface that WordPress has imposed on its users is HORRIBLE, and you prefer the classic editor interface that we’ve been using for a long time, then this post is for you.

The instructions are very simple to follow, even for the less technical amongst our community, and it works!

Big thanks to both Dennis and the originator, The Penguin.

Diary of Dennis

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The Solution To Use The Classic Editor

If you are blogger at, this post here will help you to solve a big problem. As you have noticed, the decision makers at WordPress want to force you to use the recent new editor interface that is purely designed for mobile devices and for users who only create short-form content. This is of course a pain if you are desktop user and if you like to create long-form content as well. In this post you will learn how to get back to the classic editor permanently.

In the new editor form, we had a link back to the classic editor but that link is now gone too. WordPress does not have the intention to give us the link back as you can read here in the forums. If you go through this huge forum thread, you will find out…

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About Lance Greenfield

Blog: email: I published my debut novel in December 2014: Eleven Miles. My second novel went live in February 2016: Knitting Can Walk!
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4 Responses to How To Force A Redirect To The Classic Editor Interface

  1. Kally says:

    Great post with great tips.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Dennis says:

    Thanks for sharing Lance, I am glad that you liked the tutorial and the script. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. OMG THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! (I know you are just letting us know but I don’t follow the other guy and would have totally missed this.)

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