The classic block looks just like the classic editor, but it’s in block form. Also, custom or additional TinyMCE buttons are found in this block.

Adding block

To add a classic editor, click on the Block Inserter icon and select the “Classic” block.

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Inserting classic block

Alternatively, you can start typing /classic in a new paragraph block, then press enter.

Block interface

Classic editor block comes with unique toolbar icons and specific user controls that allow you to manipulate the content of the block right in the editor.

This block also offers the ability to edit as HTML, duplicate, or convert to blocks.

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Classic block interface toolbar

Right after adding the block, you can edit the text you add as you would in the classic visual editor, using the tools and formatting options provided.

Clicking on the ⚙ cog icon next to the publish button will toggle the visibility of this panel.

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The classic block settings in the sidebar

While most blocks have specific options in the editor sidebar in addition to the options found in the block toolbar, the page break block does not have extra options to alter.

Last updated: 2 weeks ago

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