Hide WordPress block editor for pages with a specific page template

Recently I had the requirement in a project where I wanted to remove the block editor, only for pages that had a specific page template assigned.

In my case the page template was inside the templates folder of the theme and the filename was page-content.php. This meant the page template had a slug of:


The following code, in my case added to the themes functions.php file meant the editor did not show on pages with that template assigned.

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Pablo Eduardo Ibáñez López