Fullscreen Mode

Short url: https://ewp.guide/go/be/fullscreen-mode

WordPress now opens the Block Editor in Fullscreen mode by default, when you add a new Page or Post. Fullscreen mode will hide certain parts of the User Interface such as the left-hand menu and the top Dashboard Admin bar.

Block Editor Fullscreen Mode


To turn off Fullscreen mode, click the Options icon (Block Editor More Options) in the top-right corner of the page and then click on the Fullscreen mode option. This will return the page back to the familiar layout that you’re accustomed to. It’s worth noting that all the Block Editor screenshots in this guide are taken with Fullscreen mode turned off.

Block Editor Fullscreen Mode


In Fullscreen mode, clicking the WordPress logo in the top-left corner of the page will take you out of the Block Editor and return you to your list of Posts or Pages.