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Questions tagged [editor]

For questions related to the available content editors in Joomla! like TinyMCE, JCE, JCK,CKEditor...

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How to bypass deny direct access to edit link

I managed to edit a file in controller to allow for the edit article link to be directly accessed if a user has a particular username. This is a core edit, but it's a local website only only my pc so ...
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How to make my Editor plugin (type: editors-xtd) survive after updates?

I have a project that I am writing a component, module, and editor plugin for. I have managed to piece together a rudimentary plugin that works with TinyMCE (at least) which: Displays a custom ...
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Joomla editor field type text not posted when submitted

I'm working on a custom joomla module. It has a form with an "editor" type field. The fields are defined in the related xml file: <form> <fields name="main"> <fieldset name=...
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Joomla 3 - Text area in Editor field breaks the Admin section

I have an editor field with some HTML code in it. The HTML code consists of a form and one of the form fields is a text area. When this code is added to the editor field, the Admin section of the ...
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Joomla 3 - How to set content of the editor field?

I have a editor field which I would like to populate with HTML content: <fieldset name="basic"> <field name="Code" type="editor" label="Code" description="" width="300" filter="safehtml" ...
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Joomla Custom-Component Select Field with Editor [closed]

I'm trying to make a dropdown box from my table (#__projectinfo) where I can choose, for example, an article and show in an editor ready-to-use, update or save. The objective is to choose an email ...
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Mijoshop Product Description Editor Is Blank

I have just completed quite a technical upgrade from MijoShop v2 - v3 - v4 with Joomla v3.8 and have resolved many issues that came up after the upgrade. One issue that I am really struggling with ...
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Shortcut to insert non breaking space in TinyMCE?

I'm using Joomla and it's integrated TinyMCE editor. I would like to use a shortcut like shift+space or ctrl+shift+space to insert a non breaking space fast and simple instead of to have to click a ...
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How do I preview an article in Joomla editor?

How do I preview an article? In Wordpress, there is a Preview button which pops up a window with how the page looks. In the Joomla editor page, I see this, with no links to a preview. I searched and ...
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“/r/n” added between paragraphs in every editor field when uploading website

I currently develop my websites on a synology nas web station, but when I upload my website online, all editor fields (articles, modules and also my custom components) are modified with an added <p&...
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How to create a syntax highlighter for Joomla

What is Best syntax highlighter for Joomla? Geshi is not working fine in my site. How to integrate this style of syntax in Joomla 3 site? http://alexgorbatchev.com/SyntaxHighlighter/
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Which Filter should be used for Editor

For Form Editor xml, should we use filter="safehtml" or filter="JComponentHelper::filterText" Pl advise - which is better filter and safe
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Youtube Iframe tag stripped on saving

For Joomla 3.6.2, Trying to embed video - but iframe tags and the code in it are stripped on saving Did following 1 Check and removed iframe from prohibitor element in Tinmce editor in plugin ...
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Make CodeMirror highlight PHP syntax

CodeMirror by default only highlights mixed-html syntax (i.e html, css and javascript) in Joomla. Many of us use custom plugins to run PHP inside modules and articles but CodeMirror doesn't highlight ...
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Using CodeMirror editor in custom component

I am trying to use CodeMirror as the editor for a field inside a component I am developing. I have specified the editor as codemirror in the form.xml file but I get a javascript error on the page: ...
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Joomla 3.6.2 won't save HTML Tags

After upgrading to Joomla 3.6.2 I cannot save a Custom HTML module or Article with any tags. Add a link via the Tiny MCE Editor, stripped out on save. Add through HTML, stripped out on Save. Try using ...
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How to globally justify text in multiple existing articles on a joomla 3 site?

I am trying to universally apply text justification to a number of existing articles. Is there some way to do this globally, or for all existing articles or do I have to go through the existing ...
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Set up Default Upload path for uploading image in Joomla Default Editor

I have 3 components related to newtoys, usedtoys and refurbishedtoys in which different article post and details been submitted The Image folder has 3 subdirectories 1 image / newtoys 2 image / ...
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How to change size of editor

I am trying to change size of editor Code :- <field name="description" type="editor" class="editor" label="COM_CPEVENT_TITLE_DESCRIPTION" labelclass="cpevent-label ...
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Joomla editor not showing image, read more and insert module tab

Using below code to display editor $editor =& JFactory::getEditor(); $params = array( 'smilies'=> '0' , 'style' => '1' , 'layer' => '0' , 'table' => '0' , '...
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Different WYSIWYG editors for each user?

Title says it all, is it possible to have a different editor for each user within Joomla? For example, User 1 uses the TinyMCE editor while User 2 uses RokPad editor. Is this possible? I'm ...
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Media field use local or remote file

I have looked all around for the use of the media field, and I see that is to load local files only. I need to use it to load not only local but also remote images. I notice that if I put a URL to ...
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How do I create an Editor Add-In?

I've searched around, but I can't find how to do this. I'd like to add an extension to the wysiwig editor in Joomla. I'm writing a calendar plugin, and I'd like to have a dialog that would help the ...
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Animated Gif in Joomla

I have an animated gif that I was looking at putting into a Joomla Module. It is an icon that as you hover over it the icon changes. Built in Fireworks, when I pull it up on an html page it works ...
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How to use handler: 'string' in joomla modals

Im looking for some examples of how to use {handler: 'string' ...} for joomla modals, as used in editors-xtd buttons plugins $button->options = '{handler: 'iframe' ......}'; but I want to use: $...
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What are the JS dependencies of the Joomla frontend editor?

The Problem I'm trying to implement a functioning frontend editor within my Joomla template which has been developed in-house at my company. For the most part it works - a user can make basic text ...
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Enable 'Title' attribute for images with TinyMCE Editor

When inserting an image in an article using TinyMCE editor's, the popup that appears only has options for Image Source and Alt text but no way to add a title for the image. It seems like there is a ...
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Editor stripping iframe

Yes, another question about the stripping of HTML tags (this time TinyMCE). Joomla 3.4.1 / TinyMCE 4.1.7 This should be very simple, however due to the number of comments and questions/answers I see ...
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Switching the editor while editing an article?

Is it possible to switch the current editor while I am editing an article? I have tried switch-editor and that works nice, but when I use it while I am editing an article, then I still need to close ...
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Height and Width are not considered for an editor Form Field

The XML code I have for the editor form field as <field name="note_desc" type="editor" filter="safehtml" label="Description" required="true" height="150" /> Irrespective of the ...
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TinyMCE is deleting emoji and everything after

Whenever I embed a tweet with an emoji into a k2 field and save, everything after the first emoji is deleted. Is there some way I can make TinyMCE recognize emoji? Here's a picture of before/after ...
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How to enable Alternative Layout in the frontend editing

I'm trying to enable user to choose article alternative layout in the article frontpage editing form. I add this code below to [root]/templates/protostar/html/com_content/form/edit.php <?php echo ...
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Language tabs in content editor

Does anybody know any plugin for Joomla 3.x to switch between languages(ex. tabs) while editing content? You need to create pages with different languages and after that create dependencies between ...
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How to display user profile fields on an article?

When using the TinyMCE editor, how can I display the username at the top of an article?
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Disable JCE in Administrator

I need to disable JCE component on the backend because it is stripping code in certain articles/components. In global configuration, I tried changing the editor to codemirror or none, but it doesn't ...
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How to wrap selected blocks inside a custom html tag in article editor using TinyMCE

I have a situation where sometimes a block of paragraph texts or one single image needs to be wrapped in a special div. I am trying to figure out a way to do it without having to edit the HTML which ...
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Unpublish, Trash or Delete buttons in the Frontend

I want to create some of these buttons in the frontend List view. I added checkboxes to the table and used the Using_the_JToolBar_class_in_the_frontend tutorial to put Save and Cancel buttons. Also ...
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Components > Paypal Button not saving properly, neither iframe

I've tried to insert a paypal form + button on a component's type description and once I save a part of the code is gone. Before <form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post"...
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How do you specify to show only certain editors-xtd buttons on the editor form field type?

I am creating a custom component and in my form I am using the editor form field type. Here is the documentation: https://docs.joomla.org/Editor_form_field_type It seems that no matter what value I ...
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Joomla Editor Form Field in content plugin - How to load editor-xtd?

On Joomla 3.2.3, I added some custom fields to core components using a plugin (like this). It's working fine but I'd like to add the editor-xtd buttons to the customs editors added. So my question is ...
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Where can I find list of the available Joomla-WYSIWYG-Editor buttons etc

I'm currently developing a component and I'm using a form. I'd like to give the user a limited access to the functionality of the editor. According to http://docs.joomla.org/Editor_form_field_type I ...
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How to add a WYSIWYG editor to my module

I'm developing a small Joomla plugin, but I can't figure out how to add a field that uses the normal Joomla article editor, and not only a text field. I have a field like this: <field name="...
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Is there a way to have the article edit box stretch the full width of the screen in Joomla 2.5?

When editing articles with EDITOR set to NONE, is there a way to have the article edit box stretch the full width of the screen (in Joomla2.5)? I know you can resize the width manually, but I'd like ...
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Any “Link Preview” (like the facebook feature) in joomla editor?

I'm writing articles commenting diverse sources from the web (youtube video/news articles, blogs...). To show which article I'm commenting I'm using an image (thumbnail + some text). So my article ...
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how to prevent JCE from removing/replacing divs on copy/paste

I have tried so many things and I still can't make this work. In Joomla 2.5.20, with JCE 2.3.4.4, on a Mac, I have the following scenario: In the editor, I have a set of divs, and if I select them (...
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how to add more frontend feature to front-end editing (alias, association…)

Front-end editing in Joomla 3 is a bit limited. How could I add more features to it such as the "alias" or the "association" tab, or maybe to get on the front-end the same features than in backend?
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Are you sure you want to navigate away from this page? Browser popup to avoid accidental tab closure while editing

Is there a way to force my browser (Chrome) when I edit (JCE) an article on frontend to display a message preventing accidental tab closure or redirection? I often make that mistake on to close a ...
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Not proper output in Joomla editors while using CSS

My Joomla editors are not working properly. When I save any HTML in editor, it changes its inline CSS or show it without CSS. I should also mention that CSS is not blocked in the joomla backend in any ...
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Markdown editor like on stackexchange

As a regular user of stackexchange, I really like the markdown editor we have here. With some additional buttons it is really fun to write articles. On my Joomla page on the other hand, I usually use ...
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JCE / TinyMCE - Keeps attempting to Fix Valid & Invalid HTML

Of all the Joomla editors we've used, JCE has best suited our purposes and clients. But there's a few problems with the editor that can cause problems when we code something, then it's toggled to ...