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wysihtml5 community wiki


wysihtml5 is an open source rich text editor based on HTML5 technology and the progressive-enhancement approach.
It uses a sophisticated security concept and aims to generate fully valid HTML5 markup by preventing unmaintainable tag soups and inline styles.

Getting Started

The Getting Started Guide explains how to integrate wysihtml5 easily into your website.


Find a list of all wysihtml5 configuration options here.


wysihtml5 supports a variety of formatting commands. A full documentation can be found here.


You can hook into wyishtml5’s custom events and build custom functionality on top of it.

Progressive Enhancement

Step by step explanation on how the editor turns a textarea into a rich text editing interface.


Please take a few minutes and read our notes concerning wysihtml5 and its security concept.

Hidden Gems

wysihtml5 offers some neat extras. Discover them here.


Check the simple and advanced demos. Also if you haven’t already, check out the editable github page.


Find a list of projects using wysihtml5 here.

Change Log

The official change log can always be found here.


Learn how to compile, test and contribute your changes to wysihtml5.