Classic Widgets

Description

Classic Widgets is an official plugin maintained by the WordPress team that restores the previous (“classic”) WordPress widgets settings screens. It will be supported and maintained until at least 2022, or as long as is necessary.

Once activated and when using a classic (non-block) theme, this plugin restores the previous widgets settings screens and disables the block editor from managing widgets. There is no other configuration, the classic widgets settings screens are enabled or disabled by either enabling or disabling this plugin.

FAQ

Are there any settings?

No, there are no settings. Once activated, this plugin restores the previous (“classic”) WordPress widgets screen and disables the block editor from managing widgets.

Does this work with full site editing and block themes?

No, as a block themes relies on blocks. See Block themes article for more information.

Reviews

28 de junio, 2022
Thanks Thanks Thanks!!!!! I didn't know about this pluging, so I was struggling with block widget for long time. I can't stand the block editor, it is annoying ( Note to block editor team: Remember the rule if you have to explain it, the it is not intuitive...) Thanks for this classic widget editor!!!!!
18 de mayo, 2022
First when I installed in the my test site it not just turn it back to the classic widgets but make it faster. Don't know why but now my widgets settings panel is working better than before. When the widgets settings panel turn in to blocks on my theme I though I was lost, but now I can work the same way as before, and faster! Thank you!
6 de mayo, 2022
I thought something was really bad happening. Like I got hacked. The Block Editor may be good for some, but NOT for most.
2 de mayo, 2022
Does exactly what it's supposed to: Restores the previous (“classic”) WordPress widgets settings screens. Exactly what I needed!
2 de mayo, 2022
I spent half an hour trying to figure out what broke the display before I figured out it was _intended_ to look broken. At least I can install another plugin to unbreak Wordpress.
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Contributors & Developers

“Classic Widgets” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.3

Update for 5.9.

0.2

Update filter name.

0.1

Initial release.