As many dedicated Avada users have their own opinions on the new Fusion Builder Live editor, for many who have handed off websites to clients, this new feature can pose as a problem. In some cases, change is not always great, and for clients who don’t need the new learning curve, it’s best to disable the Fusion Builder Live editor altogether.
Live Editor Filter
Files: Avada/includes/lib/inc/fusion-app/class-fusion-app.php, Avada/includes/lib/inc/fusion-app/fusion-app.php
Description: Filter is used to determine if live editor should be loaded or not.
Arguments: $load (boolean)
Example For Disabling: add_filter( ‘fusion_load_live_editor’, ‘__return_false’, 999 );
Go ahead and post the above snippet in your Avada Child Theme Functions file.
And remember, always make a backup first and have FTP acccess to back out if needed.