Say Hello to the WordPress Block Editor — The WordPress.com Blog

In case you haven’t seen this already…


On June 1 we’ll be retiring our older WordPress.com editor and transitioning to the more recent (and more powerful) WordPress block editor. Want to know how this may affect your site and what you can expect? Read on. If you’ve launched your WordPress.com site in the past year and a half you may have never […]

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30 thoughts on “Say Hello to the WordPress Block Editor — The WordPress.com Blog

  1. I didn’t like the block editor at all. It takes longer, getting rid of a link sucks, and I don’t like being forced to do something.
    When I did my baseball site I was forced to use it. I learned how for the most part but still didn’t like it.

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  2. I blog from my iPhone and the block editor does not work on an iPhone (well, doesn’t work very well, anyway). If the only option available is the block editor, that might be enough for me to call it quits and to hang up my blogging spurs.

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    1. No Fandango! I think it says you can choose “classic block” and it is like this version. I don’t know. But please don’t call it quits. You would miss your BlogFam too much.

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  3. I tried it on one of my blogs but after awhile I can’t stand it. It slowed me down and inserting verbage after a photo is almost impossible. Formatting is harder than ever and fonts are gone. It’s time consuming. They need to leave well enough alone.

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  4. I hated the block. I hope we can continue the old one somehow…I have a slow learning curve with tech but I’m not averse to change that is clearer and simpler. Unfortunately, it hardly ever is. We’ll see how long it takes me to figure it out. (K)

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