Disable Gutenberg 2.1

Does Disable Gutenberg work with WordPress 5.4 and PHP 7.2.16? A smoke test was performed on .


No PHP errors, warnings or notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Looks good! No problems were detected.

Memory usage: -244.88 KiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: insignificant.
The plugin didn't make the site noticeably slower.

WordPress version5.4
PHP version7.2.16
MySQL version8.0.15
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 500,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/disable-gutenberg/

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Pages 3

Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=disable-gutenberg%2Fdisable-gutenberg.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=dad2b57eec
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.371 s
Memory usage 3.64 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Settings → Disable Gutenberg

Page screenshot: Settings → Disable Gutenberg
URL /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=disable-gutenberg
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.330 s
Memory usage 3.6 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.235 s
Memory usage 3.34 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None


URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.361 s0.237 s-0.124 s3.64 MiB3.7 MiB+ 61.34 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.196 s0.210 s+0.014 s3.66 MiB3.73 MiB+ 62.07 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php1.199 s0.873 s-0.326 s5.43 MiB3.89 MiB- 1.54 MiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.427 s0.421 s-0.006 s3.5 MiB3.62 MiB+ 123.47 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.437 s0.195 s-0.242 s3.58 MiB3.61 MiB+ 30.01 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.215 s0.216 s+0.001 s3.48 MiB3.6 MiB+ 123.66 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.161 s0.173 s+0.012 s3.58 MiB3.64 MiB+ 60.57 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page0.997 s0.600 s-0.397 s5.42 MiB3.79 MiB- 1.63 MiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.364 s0.168 s-0.196 s3.48 MiB3.6 MiB+ 123.93 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.202 s0.201 s-0.001 s3.59 MiB3.65 MiB+ 60.19 KiB
/0.303 s0.225 s-0.078 s3.43 MiB3.34 MiB- 94.13 KiB
Average 0.442 s0.320 s-0.122 s3.89 MiB3.65 MiB- 244.88 KiB


Things that the plugin adds to the site. This section is not intended to be comprehensive. The test tool only looks for a few specific types of added content.

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PHP Error Log

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See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide the "Disable Gutenberg" Admin Menu