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ckeditor, a wysiwyg editor for Plone 4 and more.


Plone4 and more.

collective.plonefinder is used for attached media browsing and upload.

when using buildout or easy_install, collective.plonefinder is installed.

Install collective.ckeditor in your zope instance

two options :

- add "collective.ckeditor" in your eggs and zcml sections of your plone 4 buildout
  then run "bin/buildout" or "bin\buildout" under win32
  look at ckeditor.cfg if you are using plone 4 core dev buildout

- >>> easy_install collective.ckeditor

Read docs/INSTALL.txt for more information

Install ckeditor in Plone

Use the Plone "Add Products" Control Panel.
Choose "CKeditor for Plone 3.x"
Click on Activate
It will also install collective.plonefinder

Plone 3 :

No support is provided for Plone3.

If you really need ckeditor for Plone3 contact us

You can always use FCKeditor for Plone.


After checking out from svn, run the buildout included in the checkout.

This installs ``copy_ckeditor_code`` script. This script takes care of copying
ckeditor code in the appropriate ``browser/ckeditor`` directory.

The ``browser/ckeditor`` directory makes ckeditor javascript code available to
the browser at::


You need to run ``bin/copy_ckeditor_code`` prior to run any Zope/Plone instance
with your development ``collective.ckeditor``.
Anyway, if you forget, your instance will break with a ``ConfigurationError``::
  Directory .../browser/ckeditor does not exist.

Obviously, the ckeditor code also needs to be included in the released eggs.

``collective.ckeditor`` registers an entry point for ``zest.releaser`` that (if
called properly) takes care of copying the code when preparing the release.

However, in order to take advantage of the entry point, you have to use the 
``bin/fullrelease`` locally installed by the development buildout instead of 
a globally installed ``fullrelease``. 

Only the local ``bin/fullrelease`` script can see the entry_point registered by

More information

If you need more support, if you need new plugins for Plone or more generic plugins for ckeditor,
contact us :


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