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Different WYSIWYG editors for each user?

Yes no problem at all. To do this: Go to to your Joomla! back-end, Install the editors you need via Extensions > Manage > Install, Then for each user you will have to set their editor. To do this go ...
Mike Fitzpatrick's user avatar
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"/r/n" added between paragraphs in every editor field when uploading website

I ran into the same issue with a couple of Joomla instances. Did you export the local database and import in on your remote server using phpMyAdmin? There's a bug in phpmyadminversion 4.6.5.1 that ...
Wim de Ruijter's user avatar
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Which Filter should be used for Editor

As far as I can tell from looking at the codebase, both end up filtering the code through JFilterInput::getInstance()->clean();, which checks the html is safe. The main difference seems to be that ...
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How to globally justify text in multiple existing articles on a joomla 3 site?

Please don't do this. Justified text on the web looks horrible, and there's no legitimate reason for wanting to do this globally. If you really don't care about aesthetics, good typography or user ...
Seth Warburton's user avatar
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Youtube Iframe tag stripped on saving

From how to add an iframe Log into your Joomla 3 administrative dashboard In the top menu, click Extensions and then click Plug-in Manager In the left menu under Filter, click Select Type and then ...
norcal johnny's user avatar
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Make CodeMirror highlight PHP syntax

What you need: Notepad++ -PC Komodo IDE -MAC or any other text editor which will show line nos. Tested on: Joomla 3.x Procedure: You need to add some external JS files to your Joomla ...
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Editor stripping iframe

I had a lot of trouble with this until I realised you have to select the correct TinyMCE panel set before editing the Prohibited elements. Choose the set that is assigned to administrator and editor. ...
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How to make my Editor plugin (type: editors-xtd) survive after updates?

Normally, the plugin would open a list of items. In this case, the component doesn't have the model/view for the items. So you have to create them. As a bare minimum, the model must contain ...
Sharky's user avatar
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How to stop Joomla 2.5 from disabling PHP

FIXED: The culprit was a personal editor choice set in the user profile section. I changed this to Editor - None, resubmitted the disobedient code (without comment tags), and it worked like a charm! ...
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403 error front end editing when HTML comments are in the content

After contacting the hosting company, they were further able to look deeper on their server logs and identified that there was a Mod Security rule that was firing which was blocking the processing of ...
Patrick Jackson's user avatar
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Media field use local or remote file

If you want to use external images for intro or full article image, then you can just paste the image's url in that field. Similarly, if you want to use external image inside your article body, you ...
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How do I create an Editor Add-In?

Depending on the Editor there are several ways to extend the editor in Joomla — I'm going to assume you're talking about editors-xtd plugins. These are the buttons found below the main editor area. ...
Craig's user avatar
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Joomla 3.6.2 won't save HTML Tags

It is because you have not set the text-filtering to "no filtering". Go to Global Configuration -> Text Filter : set the filtering for the desired type of user to "No-filtering".
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Youtube Iframe tag stripped on saving

I am a big fan of the NoNumbers Sourcerer plugin. It allows you to put any type of code into articles and custom modules very easily and the free version will do what you need. There have been ...
YellowWebMonkey's user avatar
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How to create a syntax highlighter for Joomla

Codemirror is included in joomla. You can use the formfield "editor" and select codemirror with editor="Codemirror". Take a look at https://docs.joomla.org/Editor_form_field_type
adrian's user avatar
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How to create a syntax highlighter for Joomla

The Geshi code highlighter was removed from Joomla on or around Joomla 3.3. There are a few third party extensions in the Joomla Extensions Directory that can enable code highlighting: ...
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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Enable 'Title' attribute for images with TinyMCE Editor

The current version of TinyMCE (v4.4.3) now seems to have this option enabled (see below).
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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Divide an article into several divisions by adding <div> tags

You can place all of your custom css definitions in yourjoomla/templates/yourtemplate/css folder if you create a custom.css or user.css file in this folder. Since this does not always work with every ...
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Getting Error "Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Editor\Editor::getContent"

As it is explained in core.js: instead of using getContent() method you should use: To get the current editor value: Joomla.editors.instances['jform_articletext'].getValue(); Where ...
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Add a custom layout for editor-xtd popup

Using com_ajax: Rename PlgButtonVimeo class to PlgEditorsXtdVimeo. Point button link to com_ajax: $link = 'index.php?option=com_ajax&amp;plugin=vimeo&amp;group=editors-xtd&amp;format=...
Sharky's user avatar
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No Documentation about onCustomEditorButton

What you've currently link to in your question is a plugin event for a custom editor button, not for the actual creation of one. To create a custom button, check the following directory: ROOT/...
Lodder's user avatar
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TinyMCE editor loaded through AJAX not working

After spending more time searching for possibilities, I found that Joomla includes the file /media/editors/tinymce/js/tinymce.min.js, and upon opening the uncompressed version of the file and reading ...
Chaosxmk's user avatar
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Frontend editor with save image uploading methods

Latest releases of Easy Discuss actually offers this feature. Once you upload the image you can insert anywhere in your message. Also if you want to keep using JCE, you may just configure the ...
Carlos Cámara's user avatar
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Front end editing, publishing and images tab have disappeared

This was caused by disabling mootools to try and increase the performance on the site. Pesky mootools. And to get the images/links tab you need to set it in the options.
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Use Text-Editor in UIkit Modal (Module Backend)

I duplicated your scenario (using the TinyMCE editor which is the base of JCE editor too) and it looks like for me that the toggleEditor() function is "handling" this interesting behavior ...
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How to create a syntax highlighter for Joomla

For Joomla!3 and 4 you can use the editor-builtin function to get syntax highlighting in backend. For syntax highlighting in frontend just install and enable this plugin: https://extensions.joomla.org/...
Andre's user avatar
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Joomla 3 - Text area in Editor field breaks the Admin section

Editor field is actually a <textarea> element with editor functionality added through JavaScript. So any HTML code inside it must be escaped. Without escaping, you end up with <textarea> ...
Sharky's user avatar
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Joomla 3 - How to set content of the editor field?

You can create the editor dynamically in the getInput() as protected function getInput() { $editor = JFactory::getEditor(); return $editor->display($this->name, $this->value, '550', '...
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Joomla 3 - How to set content of the editor field?

Assuming you mean the default value, add default element within the field and include the content wrapped with CDATA: <fieldset name="basic"> <field name="Code" type="editor" label="Code"...
Sharky's user avatar
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Joomla Custom-Component Select Field with Editor

This question is a bit beyond scope of the SE but I would like to give you a direction. You can create you own JFormField that can open a modal window. Joomla uses this technique in com_menu ...
Harald Leithner's user avatar

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