Tools for fast XHTML and CSS coding for Gedit3
Python Shell
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Latest commit cc4b6a3 May 28, 2013 Alexander Blomen Fix for ubuntu 13.04 (gedit 3.6.2 & phyton 2.7.4)
Old version threw "RuntimeError: Data access methods are unsupported. Use normal Python attributes instead" errors

Zen Coding for Gedit

This plugin fully integrates Zen Coding into Gedit. With Zen Coding for Gedit, you can:

  • Expand abbreviation (*)
  • Expand incrementally with abbreviation (*)
  • Wrap incrementally with abbreviation (*)
  • Zenify (reduce to abbreviation) (**)
  • Insert incrementally 'lorem ipsum' words or sentences, or random letters (***)
  • Select inward or outward (**)
  • Go to previous or next html tag (**)
  • Go to previous or next html node (**)
  • Go to previous or next edit point
  • Update tag image size
  • Toggle between image url and data
  • Merge lines
  • Remove tag
  • Split or join tags
  • Toggle comment
  • Create your own abbreviations and snippets

(*) use snippets when available

(**) these features use instead of

(***) see for usage


  1. Download zip or tar source
  2. Unpack it
  3. Run ./
  4. In Gedit, go to Edit > Preferences > Plugins and enable the plugin



Zen Coding for Gedit is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.