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The main purpose in modern Content Management Systems like Joomla!, is to give the ability to the end user to create and edit content easily. This is done with the integration of software called Content Editors.
Most Content Editors implement a user-friendly interface with content editing tools, similar to a desktop word-processing application, that allows the user to view a result almost similar to the end result, while he is creating the content for a page. These are the so-called WYSIWYG Editors - What You See Is What You Get.
In general WYSIWYG implies the ability to directly manipulate the layout of a document without having to type or remember names of layout commands.
Joomla! comes with the TinyMCE editor pre-installed, which can be an adequate solution for many average users. There are however a lot of 3rd party editors available for Joomla, that offer more features, flexibility, extensibility with the use of plugins, while are still user-friendly.
The 3 most popular WYSIWYG Editors in Joomla are:
- JCE Editor
- JCK Editor