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 to 2024, 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 block themes rely on blocks. See Block themes article for more information.

Reviews

Abril 1, 2023
The gutenberg plugins simply don't work at all. It is an absolute disaster that was never tested whatsoever yet pushed to production. Glad we have this plugin to fix the mess as a temporary stopgap while finding a new CMS.
Marso 23, 2023
I am using clasic attribute filter widget for many product attributes. I am not abble to load widget page with new editor... This is only solution I have for my website. Thank you.
Pebrero 1, 2023
Just great. Thanks for bringing them back and disabling that Gutenberg madness. When Wordpress authors will stop pushing new useless and horrible updates it will be always too late.
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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Changelog

0.3

Update for 5.9.

0.2

Update filter name.

0.1

Initial release.