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  • Thank you for this plugin. I deactivated it a few months ago, trying to get used to the block editor. A nightmare. No more! I have wasted enough time already in frustration, trying to figure out how to put it to use. Back to classic!

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  • Moderator jordesign


    Hi @peterfasol and thanks for the review – glad to hear you like the plugin.

    In terms of the Block Editor – it is something we’re always trying to make better and are very open to feedback. Can you share a little more about any specific things you found particular difficult or frustrating? That kind of feedback is super valuable.

    Thread Starter peterfasol


    Hi @jordesign, my frustration with the block editor was that it was very counter-intuitive to me; the classic editor is WYSIWYG and resembles word processors like MS Word. With the Block Editor I spent 90% of my time trying to locate functions and then getting it to make my page look the way i had it in my head. The user interface also came across to me as very clunky: lots of screen space for tools (and tools i could not find because they were hidden behind other tools); I just got totally lost all the time and never got used to it.

    In short, i think my main problem is that I want the text to be central, not the page make-up. I want to focus on the story I am writing, not having my train of thought interrupted with every new section, having to think about what it has to look like and trying in vain to get that done. Just let me type my text and make a few headers after, insert an image, and done. Keeping it simple.

    • This reply was modified 1 month, 2 weeks ago by peterfasol.
    Moderator jordesign


    Thanks for the additional information @peterfasol – that’s really helpful. For what it is worth – the overall writing experience is something that continues to be worked on. One thing in particular you might find handy if you ever try the Block Editor/Gutenberg again is the Distraction Free mode

    Distraction Free mode

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