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A WordPress plugin for replacing the Taxonomy (category, post tag, etc) description textarea with the TinyMCE WYSIWYG

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Taxonomy TinyMCE


This Wordpress plugin replaces a taxonomy term description textarea with the buildin TinyMCE WYSIWYG.



  • This plugin needs at least WordPress 3.3 to work as it uses the new wp_editor call introduced in WP 3.3.
  • This plugin is a inspired by CategoryTinyMCE.


  1. Upload Taxonomy-TinyMCE folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Go to your custom taxonomy edit pages and start to write!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why not use Category TincyMCE

I want to, but had to make to much changes to still call it CategoryTinyMCE. Hope we can combine powers.
Also a category is build in custom taxonomy.


= 1.0 =

  • Migrated from Category TinyMCE to Taxonomy TinyMCE

To Do

  • Check for minimal Wordpress version 3.3.
  • Show tiny_mce on overview page 'edit-tag', but it needs some change in the core or Wordpress. inline-edit-tags.js needs to have .live() to work with TinyMCE. I was thinking about so submiting a request to add this, but I first have to learn my way in to WP svn / ideas / trac etc. Any help?
  • Implement options page.
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