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WordPress Gutenberg vs Classic Editor which do you prefer? If you use WordPress then I am sure you know about the Gutenberg Editor. It was introduced sometime at the end of last year.
WordPress Gutenberg vs Classic Editor, which to use?
Anything would have a pro and con to it. This includes both the Gutenberg and the classic editor.
We may have gotten so used to using the classic editor that writing a new blog post is easy peasy. You just got to draft your post and all the editing icons you need are arranged in the toolbar. So why not stick to the classic editor and enjoy publishing a new post without burdening yourself to try and learn something new.
At first glance, the Gutenberg seems difficult to understand. It seems to be such a big change that many bloggers fear will not work well for their site. When fear takes charge, something easy would look hard.
Well during the introduction period, I decided not to try Gutenberg and stick to my classic editor. But then the big change came. When 5.0 was updated and the default was Gutenberg, I had a choice to make.
Install the classic editor and blog as usual or challenge myself and try out Gutenberg. I decided to give Gutenberg a try. Honestly at first it was quite a challenge. The layout seems so complex.
I am someone that is not a fan of reading long guides or watching long tutorial videos. I learn through trial and error. Only if every try goes wrong and I am stuck without a choice then only would I start searching for tutorial videos.
After a few hows and oh no, I finally clicked on the publish button. That was my first experience with the Gutenberg editor and I have never tried to install the Classic Plugin. I don’t see a reason for it either.
I enjoy using the Gutenberg Editor. It makes drafting a post much much easier. I like how easy it is to visually edit each post. You can just move each paragraph up or down without the need to cut and paste. And it is so easy to add codes to your post too.
WordPress Gutenberg vs Classic Editor- Which is a better choice?
Use whichever you feel comfortable with. However, there is one thing you must remember. Most of the plugins and themes are being updated to work well with Gutenberg so that means in time to come, some plugins and themes might not work well with the classic editor.
So don’t you think it is better to give the Gutenberg Editor a try? It might be very hard to understand at the beginning but if you keep on trying soon you will understand its features well. Practice makes perfect, doesn’t it?
WordPress Gutenberg vs Classic Editor – Which is best?
Which WordPress editor are you using at the moment? Classic or Gutenberg? Let me know if you need a tutorial to use Gutenberg, I can update a simple tutorial about Gutenberg.
Until my next post, Happy Blogging everyone.