Disable Gutenberg Blocks

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Remove unwanted blocks from Gutenberg editor.

Author:Danny Cooper (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:5.0
WordPress version tested:5.8.1
Plugin version:1.0.9
Added to WordPress repository:04-12-2018
Last updated:26-10-2021
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
Rating, %:88
Rated by:7
Plugin URI:https://wordpress.org/plugins/disable-gutenbe...
Total downloads:53 755
Active installs:4 000+
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The Gutenberg Block inserter can quickly become cluttered. There are currently over 200 free blocks available, in addition to the 34 core blocks. This plugin allows you to disable the blocks you or your clients don’t need.


  • Add search function to the block list.
  • Add ‘enabled/disabled’ filter to block list.
  • Add ‘Block Author’ filter to block list.

Missing Blocks

If you find a block you can’t disable using this plugin, please create a support thread.