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One of WordPress 2.8 new features is Codepress, a syntax highlighted editor for WordPress files. While the idea was exiting, I must admit I didn’t enjoyed using this new editor. Here is how to remove it.

The first thing to do is to login to your WordPress dashboard.
Once done, go to “Appearence”, “Editor”.
Click on the “Screen Options” in the top right corner:

Click on the “Disable syntax hightlighting” link, and that’s all, you’re done. A lot easier than I thought at first!

Thanks to Leland for the great tip!

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