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CKEditor 5 builds documentation
Learn how to install, integrate, configure and develop CKEditor 5 builds. Browse through API documentation and online samples.

Installing CKEditor 5

Learn how to install CKEditor 5 from scratch or using predefined builds. Integrate CKEditor 5 with your software, keep it updated and find out hot you can help developing it.

Use the **navigation tree on the left****main menu button in the upper-left corner** to navigate through the documentation. Newly added or meaningfully updated guides are marked with a NEW icon for easy spotting.

Predefined CKEditor 5 builds

Predefined CKEditor 5 builds are ready-to-use installations aimed at specific needs that you can simply download and use out of the box. Learn more about the {@link builds/guides/overview available predefined builds} and choosing the right one for you. This is the fastest way to kick-off you CKEditor 5 installation.

CKEditor 5 online builder

The online builder is an installation tool that lets you download custom-made CKEditor 5 builds. It allows you to create your own, customized packages with a different set of plugins in a few easy steps, through a simple and intuitive UI.

Installing CKEditor 5 from scratch

Learn to {@link builds/guides/integration/installation install the editor} from scratch, {@link builds/guides/integration/configuration configure it}, and {@link builds/guides/integration/csp secure}. Find out how to {@link builds/guides/integration/saving-data handle and save the data} and what the {@link builds/guides/integration/features-html-output-overview features' HTML output} is for each plugin.

Migrating from CKEditor 4 and updating previous versions

Refer to the {@link builds/guides/migration/migration-from-ckeditor-4 CKEditor 4 migration guide} or other migration guides if you are updating your CKEditor 5 installation.

Frameworks integration

Get to know the supported {@link builds/guides/frameworks/overview integrations with popular JavaScript frameworks} and learn to utilize them and to integrate CKEditor 5 with you software.

CKEditor 5 development

Find out more about the {@link builds/guides/development/plugins plugin development}, learn to {@link builds/guides/development/custom-builds create custom builds} and keep your CKEditor 5 updated on the go with the {@link builds/guides/development/dll-builds DLL webpack} solution.

Related links

  • {@link examples/index Examples} – Try live demos of all available builds.
  • {@link features/index Features} – Learn about some of the features included in CKEditor 5 builds.