A highly configurable WYSIWYG HTML editor with hundreds of features, from creating rich text content with captioned images, videos, tables, media embeds, emoji or mentions to pasting from Word and Google Docs and drag&drop image upload.
Supports a broad range of browsers, including legacy ones.
npm install --save ckeditor
Use it on your website:
<div id="editor"> <p>This is the editor content.</p> </div> <script src="./node_modules/ckeditor/ckeditor.js"></script> <script> CKEDITOR.replace( 'editor' ); </script>
Load the CKEditor 4 script from CDN:
<div id="editor"> <p>This is the editor content.</p> </div> <script src="https://cdn.ckeditor.com/4.13.0/standard/ckeditor.js"></script> <script> CKEDITOR.replace( 'editor' ); </script>
Integrating with Angular, React and Vue.js
- Over 500 plugins in the Add-ons Repository.
- Pasting from Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Docs.
- Drag&drop image uploads.
- Media embeds to insert videos, tweets, maps, slideshows.
- Powerful clipboard integration.
- Content quality control with Advanced Content Filter.
- Extensible widget system.
- Custom table selection.
- Accessibility conforming to WCAG and Section 508.
- Over 70 localizations available with full RTL support.
IE / Edge
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Find out more in the Browser Compatibility guide.
Working with the
Attention: The code in this repository should be used locally and for development purposes only. We do not recommend using it in a production environment because the user experience will be very limited.
There is no special installation procedure to install the development code. Simply clone it to any local directory and you are set.
This repository contains the following branches:
master– Development of the upcoming minor release.
major– Development of the upcoming major release.
stable– Latest stable release tag point (non-beta).
latest– Latest release tag point (including betas).
4.1.x) – Release freeze, tests and tagging. Hotfixing.
Note that both
major are under heavy development. Their code did not pass the release testing phase, though, so it may be unstable.
Additionally, all releases have their respective tags in the following form:
samples/ folder contains some examples that can be used to test your installation. Visit CKEditor 4 Examples for plenty of samples showcasing numerous editor features, with source code readily available to view, copy and use in your own solution.
The development code contains the following main elements:
- Main coding folders:
plugins/– Contains most of the plugins maintained by the CKEditor 4 core team.
skin/– Contains the official default skin of CKEditor 4.
dev/– Contains some developer tools.
tests/– Contains the CKEditor 4 tests suite.
Building a release
A release-optimized version of the development code can be easily created locally. The
dev/builder/build.sh script can be used for that purpose:
A "release-ready" working copy of your development code will be built in the new
dev/builder/release/ folder. An Internet connection is necessary to run the builder, for the first time at least.
Read more on how to set up the environment and execute tests in the CKEditor 4 Testing Environment guide.
Use the CKEditor 4 GitHub issue page to report bugs and feature requests.
Copyright (c) 2003-2021, CKSource - Frederico Knabben. All rights reserved.
For licensing, see LICENSE.md or https://ckeditor.com/legal/ckeditor-oss-license