Last updated May 17, 2016. Created on January 13, 2009.
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Overview

The Wysiwyg module provides client-side editors with an easy to follow interface for writing and formatting content. The module also supports third-party editors that change the look & feel of the interface.

Supported Editors

When choosing an editor it's important to check the Supported Editors Matrix for a compatible version.

Installation

The module can be found on the Wysiwyg project page.

To download and install one of the supported editors follow the path, Administration » Configuration » Content authoring » Wysiwyg and follow the instructions there.

http://ckeditor.com/download/releases:

  • Use one of the 3.6.x versions, not the later 4.x per:
  • As of May 17th, 2016, there hasn't been an official release since 2012. This means that you should download the development version of WYSIWYG (7.x-2.x-dev) to ensure compatibility with CKEditor.

Configuration

To configure the editor module follow the path, Administration » Configuration » Content authoring » Text formats. Configurations include:

  • either configure the Full HTML format, assign it to trusted roles, and
    disable "HTML filter", "Line break converter", and (optionally) "URL filter".
  • or add a new text format, assign it to trusted roles, and ensure that above
    mentioned input filters are disabled.

To setup editor profiles follow the path Administration » Configuration » Content authoring » Wysiwyg.

Looking for support? Visit the Drupal.org forums, or join #drupal-support in IRC.