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Super simple WYSIWYG Editor.

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Summernote is a JavaScript library that helps you create WYSIWYG editors online.

Home page:

Why Summernote?

Summernote has a few special features:

  • Paste images from clipboard
  • Saves images directly in the content of the field using base64 encoding, so you don't need to implement image handling at all
  • Simple UI
  • Interactive WYSIWYG editing
  • Handy integration with server
  • Supports Bootstrap 3 and 4 integrities
  • Lots of plugins and connectors provided together

Installation and dependencies

Summernote is built on jQuery.

1. Include JS/CSS

Include the following code in the <head> tag of your HTML:

<!-- include libraries(jQuery, bootstrap) -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="//"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//" />
<script type="text/javascript" src="//"></script>

<!-- include summernote css/js-->
<link href="summernote.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="summernote.js"></script>

2. Target a element

Then place a div tag somewhere in the body tag. This element will be replaced with the summernote editor.

<div id="summernote">Hello Summernote</div>

3. Summernote it!

Finally, run this script after the DOM is ready:

$(document).ready(function() {

For more examples, please visit to homepage.


code - get the HTML source code underlying the text in the editor:

var html = $('#summernote').summernote('code');

For more detail about API, please refer to document.

Warning - code injection

The code view allows the user to enter script contents. Make sure to filter/sanitize the HTML on the server. Otherwise, an attacker can inject arbitrary JavaScript code into clients.

For contributing



Summernote may be freely distributed under the MIT license.

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