TinyMCE is a platform independent web based Javascript HTML WYSIWYG editor control released as Open Source under LGPL. TinyMCE has the ability to convert HTML TEXTAREA fields or other HTML elements to editor instances.

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Disable emojicons introduced with WP 4.2

So WP 4.2 introduced emojis (smileys) that basically adds JS and other junk all over your pages. Something some people may find shocking. How does one completely erase all instances of this?
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Adding Custom Text Patterns in the WP 4.5 Visual Editor

4.5 is out and with it new Text Patterns. I would like to know how to go about adding my own custom patterns. Taking a look at wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wptextpattern/plugin.js it seems pretty ...
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Extra TinyMCE editor strips <p> and <br> tags?

Hey guys, I've added a TinyMCE to some textareas that are displayed in a custom meta box. All of the formatting works perfectly fine, except that the editor will not save <p> or <br/> tags....
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How to add a shortcode button to the TinyMCE editor?

How to make any plugin icon in wordpress post? The code I want to insert in plugin code and will appear in post bar [wp-admin/post.php]. Like this image: Output: If I click the icon it ...
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How do i include tinymce editor in frontend?

I am trying to add tinymce editor in my frontend from where users can post. But no luck so far. Here is the code: PHP: add_action('wp_print_scripts', 'my_enqueue_scripts'); function ...
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Switch between Visual and HTML tab freely

So this question has been raised many times under different flags, however I'd like to present a unified thread for an ultimate solution to this issue. In WordPress, by default, when switching back ...
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Add custom TinyMCE 4 Button, Usable since WordPress 3.9-beta1

How is it possible to add a custom button to the visual editor TinyMCE, Version 4? Currently I found this q&a with a little bit hints to the topic, but not a solution or a how to. But I can't ...
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Creating a wp_editor instance with custom tinyMCE buttons

Is there a way to define wp_editor() with custom tinyMCE buttons? I've noticed the wp_editor function reference mentions that one of the $settings arguments can be tinymce (array) (optional) Load ...
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How to load wp_editor via AJAX

Does anyone know how o load wp_editor via AJAX in WordPress? My markup and editor is getting loaded properly but editor controls are not getting loaded properly, it may be because Javascript is not ...
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How to add custom CSS (theme option) to TinyMCE?

I'm trying to add custom CSS (set via theme options) to the TinyMCE visual editor in WordPress. On the front end, the theme generates this CSS and outputs it on the wp_head hook. The problem I'm ...
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TinyMCE: adding CSS to format dropdown

I successfully added a TinyMCE stylesheet using add_editor_style() so that I can preview the styles in the body of the TinyMCE editor. However, am I right in assuming that the add_editor_style() ...
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How to customize TinyMCE4 in WP 3.9 - the old way for styles and formats doesn't work anymore

Before WP 3.9 i had the following two filters applied in the functions.php: function my_mce_buttons_2( $buttons ) { array_unshift( $buttons, 'styleselect' ); return $buttons; } add_filter('...
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Remove HTML editor and visual/HTML tabs from TinyMCE

Is it possible to remove the Visual \ HTML tabs from wp_editor and display only the TinyMCE editor? Basically, right now, I'm using wp_editor to display the smallest possible TinyMCE editor I can - ...
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Add popup window to TinyMCE buttons

I'm looking for a good tutorial on how to create a popup window with a TinyMce button that would allow the user to select from multiple options, enter text into inputs, etc. I know how to create a ...
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How to get the input of a TinyMCE editor when using on the front-end?

I'm not sure why I haven't been able to find this, but does anyone know how to get the input of the TinyMCE editor? I am using it in the front end and want to be able to save whatever the user has ...
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WordPress 3.9 - Trouble Editing new TinyMCE

With WordPress 3.9 coming soon it's bringing along TinyMCE 4.0. I'm running my plugins and functions through some testing and found that one of my functions seems broken / not working with the new ...
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Add self-closing shortcode button to TinyMCE in WP 4.6

I'm familiar with creating self-closing shortcodes like: // shortcode function wpse_shortcode_example( $wpse_atts ) { // Attributes $wpse_atts = shortcode_atts( array( '...
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Can you add the visual editor to the description field for custom taxonomies?

Can you add the visual editor to the description field for custom taxonomies? It would be nice to have this option available when you edit an entry for a taxonomy be it core or custom.
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Add button to TinyMCE bar without creating a plugin

I'm trying to add a custom button or two to the TinyMCE rich text editor. The tutorials I've seen so far are either outdated or explain how to do it with a custom plugin. How can I do this without ...
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How set defaults on wpLink()

With WP 3.2, WordPress maybe has a new function to add Link-Quicktags to the editor. But I found an function to set defaults for the link-button: Take a look at wplink.js Line 278. ...
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Removing buttons from the editor

I have this nice little function to remove buttons from the tinyMCE editor in WordPress, so far I've been able to remove most of the ones I need to. function custom_disable_mce_buttons( $opt ) { $...
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No filter of code on switch from html to visual editor, how?

Yes, i have found other questions to this topic, but no have the same topic exactly and no solution for my problem. If you include code inside the html-tab and you switch to the visual mode, then ...
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Wordpress automatically adding “&nbsp;”?

I'm not sure if is wordpress itself or Tiny MCE that's doing it. But when switching between HTML and Visual editor it's adding &nbsp;, and adding an extra one each time I switch back and forth. I ...
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Load wp_editor via ajax [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to load wp_editor() through AJAX/jQuery I know that this has been asked before but it has not been answered fully or accurately or descriptively. I know how to load the ...
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How to modify image editor dialog options on WordPress?

I am trying to hide the Alignment radio buttons for images uploaded to the post content area, but can't figure out how to add a custom CSS or JS file to the Image Editor dialog. I've successfully ...
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Using wp_editor in shortcode

I am building a plugin for frontend submission. I am using shortcodes API to display the form for content submission, but I am having troubles. The problem is, wp_editor echoe's data, and shortcode ...
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Enqueue Script After TinyMCE initialized

I am making a small live preview area inside a meta box using jquery where i need to get content from tinymce editor. But it seem my script loads before tinymce, this returns null when i try to get ...
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Forcing reload of editor-style.css

Is there a method to force the refresh of editor-style.css, when I change manually the stylesheet for the TinyMCE editor? Modification doesn't show immediately but they will be cached in the admin ...
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How to provide translations for a WordPress TinyMCE plugin?

I know that I can get my translations into JavaScript doing: $MyTranslations = array( 'translation1' => __("Some String 1", "MyTranslations"), 'translation2' => __("Some ...
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Modify links when inserted by WYSIWYG editor

Is there any possibility to hook into the editor of WordPress so that if a link to an internal content is inserted via the WYSIWYG editor the post id of that linked post is added as a data attribute ...
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Wordpress Visual Editor Stripping HTML Changes

When I use the WordPress HTML editor to add icomoon icons like this: <span class="icon-shield"></span> and then switch to the visual editor and then back to the HTML editor, the icons ...
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Hide “Add media”, html editor from tinymce

I have a custom post type which supports editor. (WordPress ver. 3.5) I want to customize the editor for it. Make it readonly Hide "Add Media" button Hide HTML editor Remove status bar showing word ...
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API to trigger prompt on leaving page

I have a proprietary plugin that creates a metabox on the edit-post page. When the data managed by the plugin is edited and the user navigates away then we would like the user to be prompted as ...
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Any alternate TinyMCE4 themes / subthemes?

TinyMCE4 in WordPress 3.9 has some cool changes, but it seems to have only one "theme" included. Is there any way to make a sub-theme of the theme defined by CSS, and theme.js in wp-includes/js/...
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WP 3.9 TinyMCE no longer loads on category description editor

I've used this script below inside functions.php since WP 3.5 It converts the standard category description editor to a rich text editor. Unfortunately, after upgrading sites to WP 3.9, the ...
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Add a class to links in the visual editor (how to get old dialog back)

New: Old: In short, i want a list of some classes inside the add link dialog. Because this was default there might be a easy way to get it back like this? Long: I like to have the ability to ...
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Completely strip any hidden formatting when pasting into TinyMCE

In WordPress v4+, I want to remove all hidden formatting when users paste content into TinyMCE visual editor. The Paste as Text button works when users insert text from Microsoft Word but doesn't do ...
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Uncaught ReferenceError:switchEditors is not defined

Is anyone familiar with this error? It is causing TinyMCE to break in my Wordpress theme. In console it gives me these two errors both seem to originate from wp-admin/post-new.php Uncaught ...
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Using TinyMce with textareas in meta boxes on custom post types

I am trying to use the http://www.tinymce.com/ plugin to add a tinymce to my textareas in my meta boxes I have created. I've googled other ways and either I cant get it to work or didnt grasp the ...
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Add CSS Class to Link in TinyMCE editor

In searching for a solution, I've come across the plugin to enable a dropdown of CSS styles already present within a stylesheet. What I want is to allow the editor to add CSS Classes from a textbox. ...
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TinyMCE 4.x : How to customize toolbar on wp_editor()

Since upgrading to Wordpress 3.9 (which includes TinyMCE 4.x), I have problems customizing the editor, displayed via wp_editor() In the example below, I want to disable the 'fullscreen' button, but ...
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Make fonts.com font work in TinyMCE (iframe referrer issue)

I'm using custom (commercial) fonts in my project. Everything works well in the frontend. I noticed however that, when trying to add this font to the TinyMCE iframe, I get a 403 for the webfonts. The ...
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How to disable TinyMCE from removing span tags

I am posting Word generated HTML to WordPress via XMLRPC. Before I go to post.php, the format is correctly preserved in the database. TinyMCE performs its magic and I lose quite a few formatting ...
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Wordpress 3.2 has broken my TinyMCE code

My code was working up until the 3.2 update, where I noticed that tinyMCE has been updated too. Does anyone have any ideas why this may not work now? I don't get any console errors but I don't get ...
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Is there a way to add another row to the tinyMCE kitchen sink toggle?

The tinyMCE "kitchen sink" toggle button shows/hides a row of buttons. I have successfully added my row of shortcode buttons to the tinyMCE editor, but I was wondering if there was a way to make my ...
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How to add multiple buttons to TinyMCE?

I've followed a tutorial on Nettuts on how to add a custom button to TinyMCE (http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/wordpress/wordpress-shortcodes-the-right-way/) It works great and all, but i want to ...
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When switching from html to visual editor the <iframe> tag gets corrupted

I'm trying to embed an iFrame, and because I set up some CSS using responsive design, I wish to NOT have width="" and height="" attributes whatsoever. When I type this into the HTML editor field.. &...
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Is it possible to re-use the image details popup?

I want to extend my image field in my widget with an 'edit image details' button. Is it possible in some way to re-use the popup from the tinyMCE editor? So i can use the size settings for example.
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Why did multiple line breaks stop working in text editor?

# Adds ability to add break tags on posts remove_filter( 'the_content', 'wpautop' ); remove_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'wpautop' ); add_filter( 'the_content', 'nl2br' ); add_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'nl2br'...
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Reset Undo on the tinymce editor

I have one editor where I switch between content in one editor, and what I want to do when I set the new content, I would like to reset the undo possibility. I have read on this site http://www....