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Beginner’s Guide on Removing Visual Editor Mode in WordPress {How To}

Many WordPress Beginner’s are willing to remove the visual editor mode in WordPress. Are you not? i think you love to. So we thought of guiding you on how to remove visual editor on WordPress.

What is Visual Editor Mode

Visual editor mode allow you to format text, change font alignment, insert bulleted and numbered lists, and more. Also, the visual editor in WordPress provides a WYSIWYG interface for writing content. WYSIWYG is an acronym for What You See Is What You Get, is a system in which editing software allows content to be edited in a form that resembles its appearance when printed or displayed as a finished product, such as a printed document, web page, or slide presentation . Though, many users who are comfortable writing basic HTML prefer to use the text editor. So, we will show you how to remove the visual editor mode in WordPress.

Advantages of Visual Editor Mode in WordPress?

  • The visual editor offers a convenient way for beginners to write content in WordPress. It comes with a nice WYSIWYG user interface with handy options to choose colors and format when writing posts.
  • Visual editor can also be programmed to show your posts using the same fonts and colors as your WordPress theme

Disadvantages of Visual Editor Mode in WordPress

  • Advanced users prefer to use the plain text editor. It has some very basic formatting buttons and shows raw HTML / plain text when you create content.
  • The biggest complaint about visual editor is that when you switch between Visual / Text mode, it could affect the formatting of your post. Sometimes the visual editor also end up adding additional formatting that’s not needed.

How to remove visual editor mode in WordPress.

Just visit Users » Your Profile page in the WordPress admin area, if you don’t understand what WordPress admin area is you can read our guide on it. That is where you can edit your user profile in WordPress.
Under the visual editor, you need to check the box next to ‘Disable visual editor when writing’ option.

Click on the ‘Update Profile’ button to save your settings.

Then edit a post or create a new one. And here we go, visual editor will not be available anymore. This setting will not affect other users registered on your WordPress site.

We hope this article helped you learn how to remove visual editor mode in WordPress. You may also want to see our guide on how to boost WordPress speed and performance. you can reach us on Facebook or ask your question using the comment session.

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