We’ve come a long way from the printing press named after Johannes Gutenberg. WordPress is the printing press of the Internet. The name WordPress means to press words, this is exactly what we’re doing when we press the keys and the type appears on the screen. Can you imagine how difficult it would be to create content onto a web page if we were still using the printing press?

The Gutenberg Editor as it is known was introduced into the WordPress core and is now the default editor. There was nothing wrong with the Classic Editor in fact there was everything right with it, but WordPress modified the editor to improve the Editor and the result is a block system known as Gutenberg Blocks.

The problem with the Gutenberg Editor is that you’re staring at a blank page and now you have to find the blocks to put onto the page. It is presumed you know exactly how to lay out the column structure onto the page and then find the right block and use it.

The Classic Editor

This is enabled because there are so many plugins that use the Classic Editor still that it is available to anyone who needs to install it as a separate Plugin. 

The Gutenberg Editor

This is what the Gutenberg Editor looks like when the Classic Editor plugin is disabled.

The Gutenberg Block system is modelled after the Page Builder which uses the drag and drop module method to assist you to put content onto the page. The choice of which editor to use is a personal preference.

The Divi Builder was recently integrated into Gutenberg Blocks and is available to when using the Gutenberg Editor or the Classic Editor. With the editor you create the content for Pages and Posts in the website. A Page has a different function from a Post. It is important to know the difference when Creating WordPress Pages and Posts. 

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