The redactor-rails gem integrates the Redactor editor with the Rails 3.2 asset pipeline.
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Pull request Compare This branch is 117 commits behind SammyLin:master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.

Rails 3.2 Integration for Redactor

The redactor-rails gem integrates the Redactor editor with the Rails 3.2 asset pipeline.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'redactor-rails'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install redactor-rails

Now generate models for store uploading files

ActiveRecord + carrierwave

gem "carrierwave"
gem "mini_magick"

$ rails generate redactor:install

$ rake db:migrate

Include the Redactor assets

Add to your application.js:

  //= require redactor-rails

Add to your application.css:

  *= require redactor-rails

Initialize Redactor

For each textarea that you want to use with Redactor, add the "redactor" class and ensure it has a unique ID:

<%= text_area_tag :editor, "", :class => "redactor", :rows => 40, :cols => 120 %>

Custom Your redactor

If you need change some config in redactor, you can

$ rails generate redactor:config

Then generate app\assets\redactor-rails\config.js.

See the Redactor Documentation for a full list of configuration options.

If You Want To setup a new language in Redactor you should do two things:

In you file app\assets\redactor-rails\config.js set option



Add to your layout

<%= redactor_lang('zh_tw') %>


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

Special Thanks

wildjcrt (Jerry Lee)


redactor-rails part of reference galetahub/ckeditor project.

redactor-rails uses MIT-LICENSE. Rock!!!!!


the redactor-rails project is MIT-LICENSE.

You may use Redactor for non-commercial websites for free, however, we do not guarantee any technical support.

Redactor has 3 different licenses for commercial use. For details please see License Agreement.