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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How to force TinyMCE in WordPress to replace newlines with <br> tags and not with <p>&nbsp;</p>

TinyMCE editor inserts <p>&nbsp;</p> instead of <br> tags when I press enter in my text for a new line. How to force TinyMCE in WP to replace newlines with <br> and not &...
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Add a button to tinyMCE editor on Custom Post Type

How do I go about adding a simple button to tinymce on the default editor area of my new Custom Post Type? I'd like the button, when clicked, to ask for a text value. The script should then lowercase ...
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TinyMCE format dropdown no longer showing style previews

In the past, by adding the editor stylesheet, I was able to see the options in both the Format and Styles drop-downs, as they would appear in the post. That is, the entry in the menu would be styled ...
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TinyMCE Advanced newline problem

I am using TinyMCE Advanced plugin according to qTranslate in a wordpress 3.3 installation. My question is: why does tinymce translate visual editor new line ("enter" key) in a <p>&nbsp;</...
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How i can i add a split button or list box to the WordPress TinyMCE instance

I have added a custom button to the tinymce to insert my shortcodes, but I have so many and I want to make a splitbutton instead and I can't figure how. Anyone can help. Here's the code that I've used ...
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Stop certain classes showing up in TinyMCE Advanced Style dropdown

I'm using the TinyMCE Advanced plugin so that I can add my own custom styles to the Style dropdown in the Visual Editor. However, I don't want some of the styles that are included in the style.css ...
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Is there a hook to put stylesheet and/or JS inside iframes (thickbox or tinyMCE) in admin area

I'm working on my admin area theme and I wanted to make some modifications on the way the thickbox and tinyMCE looks. I could make most of the changes through adding custom stylesheets and JS to my ...
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Hook the Keydown Event in the TinyMCE Post Editor

I would like to hook the keydown event in the TinyMCE Editor on the edit post admin page. I managed to hook the HTML content editor using the following code: jQuery('#content').keydown(function(){ ...
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Stop editor from removing <p> tags and replacing them with nbsp

When I enter content in posts/pages' WYSIWYG editor, I do not get <p> when ending paragraphs, just &nbsps. If I manually place <p></p> in the HTML mode, they are stripped as ...
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Custom Tiny MCE button to bring up a custom php popup

I have a tiny MCE button but I'd like to make it open a modal window(like for the spellcheck). How do I go about doing this? tinymce.create('tinymce.plugins.tinyplugin', { init : function(ed,...
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How to use tinyMCE for user “biographical info”?

I would like to provide our WP users (authors) with a tinyMCE editor instead of standard textarea for their "Biographical Info" on the Profile page. I have spent a lot of time searching online for ...
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Load tinyMCE / wp_editor() via AJAX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to load wp_editor() through AJAX/jQuery There are several questions about this (like this, or that), but none of them provides a solution to me. The situation: I have ...
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Possible to stop Wordpress from adding p1, p2… classes to p tags in TinyMCE?

I've noticed the first time today that WP is adding numbered class names (p1,p2…) to my p tags. I have the following TinyMCE init related part in the functions.php. function my_mce( $init ) { $...
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Numbering sections and block-level elements in wpautop(); Wordpress as CMS for long-form writing;

I am starting to learn how to write plugins for Wordpress. I'm interested in using WP as a CMS for long essays (6000-9000 words or more). My problem is what I call the Kindle problem, which is how do ...
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Instantiate TinyMCE via JS ( rather than PHP/wp_editor )

Once a page has loaded, how do I create a TinyMCE editor? Putting a wp_editor call in an AJAX request then displaying it gives this: Visual and text tabs are nonfunctional, no toolbar, no active ...
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How to add TinyMCE keyboard shortcut

The most thorough documentation I can find of how to add a new keyboard shortcut to TinyMC is at this page: http://www.lifeinsuranceonmyterms.com/other/custom-keyboard-shortcuts-for-tinymce-how-to It ...
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Replicating the_editor (Media Bar, TinyMCE, Visual/HTML Tabs) functionality without a huge rewrite

I've been pounding my head on the pavement for some time now regarding implementing the_editor functionality outside the post/page/cpt editor and retaining the look and feel of the function without ...
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Saving (Updating) Post / Page Edits With AJAX

One of the major frustrations while editing posts/pages is that after saving, two things happen: The admin page is reloaded, which takes time More importantly, the cursor position is lost If you'...
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Markup of oEmbed codes in the editor?

Is there a way to give oEmbed codes a special markup in the visual editor? In my dream implementation you paste an oEmbed-enabled url in the editor, which will then automatically replace it with a ...
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How can I filter Microsoft Word gunk from pasted content?

I have some users who are posting to a group blog and are able to cut-and-paste but their pastes include things like: <!– /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:”Cambria Math”; panose-1:2 ...
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Secure Validation of wp_editor in Theme Options

So I just found this great WPSE thread about security for themes/plugins. It answered most of my questions but it was created before the new wp_editor() function was built. I have two TinyMCE editors ...
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How to use the new Dashicons for custom TinyMCE buttons?

I've been following a tutorial on Tuts+ (linked from the WordPress Codex) on how to interact with the TinyMCE editor to add buttons. Following the example code on that article, I have a JS file which ...
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How to include own css on wordpress tinymce editor?

I have added some text on tinymce editor on load. (Every time you click on Add new the tinymce editor load with this text.) but problem is how to enable css class which are using in default text. ...
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Shortcode to insert <!--nextpage-->

Since wordpress does not have a menu icon (aka "user friendly) way to add the command to a post or page, I'm trying to create a shortcode to do it. However, as logic would have it, its not that easy....
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How to Add WYSIWYG Editor (tinyMCE) to plugin options page compatible with Wordpress 3.0 and up?

I'm trying to add tinyMCE instead of textarea for one of my options in my plugin with no luck so far. I tried this : http://www.dbuggr.com/smallwei/add-wysiwyg-editor-tinymce-wordpress-plugin/ and ...
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Unable to add “code” button to TinyMCE toolbar

This is driving me crazy. Using code from the WP codex, I can add SOME buttons to the TinyMCE bar, but NOT others. For example this code: function my_mce_buttons_2($buttons) { /** * Add ...
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Is there a way to prevent the Editor from modifying my HTML

Is there a way to prevent the Visual Editor from modifying my HTML when creating a post or a page? I know it has good intentions in doing what it does, but sometimes I'd prefer it not to touch my HTML,...
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How to disable TinyMCE 4 keyboard shortcuts

I want to disable all TinyMCE 4 keyboard shortcuts. I have looked around for a workable solution but only realised how poor the TinyMCE documentation is.  I did find one answer here but either I do ...
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How do i use fontawesome icons in TinyMce editor?

I'm trying to add a youtube button in TinyMce editor. here is a recent-posts.js file which is in the js folder of the theme directory. (function() { tinymce.create('tinymce.plugins.buttons', { ...
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How to get a jQuery script to run on a page?

I am having a hard time figuring out how to get a jQuery script to run on a Wordpress page of mine the "correct" way. I have followed this article and implemented what the first answer says to do. ...
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How to customize the symbols that appear in the Visual Editor insert custom character

The TinyMCE Editor has a great button in the kitchen sink to insert custom characters / symbols. Is there a way to control what symbols show up in this pop-up? (Specifically I need some unique ...
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Tiny MCE not adding p tag when saving theme option

I am adding tinymce edior with new wp_editor() function on theme option page. On submit the theme option sends data to option.php where it saves. But tinymce doesn't seem to convert the line breaks ...
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How can I insert HTML attributes with an existing TinyMCE button?

When I insert an image into the post editor, select it and click the "align left" button, it automatically adds the alignleft CSS class to the image, like so : <img src = "http://www.example....
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Disable TinyMCE Drag and Drop

I would very much like to disable the drag and drop upload feature for tinyMCE (both the default one and the wp_editor() one) because it interacts with my custom pop up menus - (WP Trac). Right now I'...
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Remove hidden formatting when user paste text from MS Word into TinyMCE

Around a fifth of post submissions that I receive contains ridiculous amounts of hidden formatting. For example, here is some of it from a recent post: <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:...
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Possible to create placeholder images in Wordpress editor that are clickable (should bring up uploader)?

Working on a project where I would like to have buttons within the actual visual editor area where the user can click on the placeholder image and it brings up the upload dialog. I've seen that ...
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Using Wordpress' WYSIWYG for comments

I've been trying to set up the comments section of a site I am working on to use the default Wordpress WYSIWYG (TinyMCE). But it's harder than expected. I used this tutorial to take me almost all the ...
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TinyMCE custom stylesheets for different post types

I use a custom stylesheet for TinyMCE, by placing custom styles in editor-style.css in my theme's directory. I am trying to figure out how to use a different stylesheet depending on what post type we ...
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Second toolbar in tinymce has “display:none” set?

I have a plugin that inserts a tinymce like shown below. Something causes the second toolbar, the theme_advanced_buttons2 to have display:none attached to their style attribute, effectively hiding ...
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How to keep a textarea and stop tinymce?

If I run this code then I no longer get the toolbar but I still get a word count and visual/html tabs and when I save the post my content gets wrapped in <\p> tags. jQuery(document).ready(function(...
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Use rich text editor in comments?

I've been trying to get the TinyMCE editor working in the comments field but I've been unable to do so. Another suggestion I found was http://nicedit.com, the editor is working but the comments are ...
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Detect a focus on wp_editor

I wan't to detect/callback when a wp_editor(..) output text-area/content-editable is focus. Quite a simple question that I could not find anywhere. <div class="compose-body"> <?php $...
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WP_Editor - Remove TinyMCE Toolbars

I've created a TinyMCE Editor in a Metabox and I'm trying to remove the toolbars. According to The Codex I should be able to pass it an array of options to override the default TinyMCE. Here's what I ...
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Issues creating a tinyMCE plugin that creates a custom link

I'm working on a plugin that works similar to the "link" button on tinyMCE: The user highlights text -> presses a button -> enters text into a box in a thickbox popup -> submits the form -> the user ...
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Hacking TinyMCE for better usability (shortcodes and html)

I'm looking for some theme or plugin examples that showcase ways in which to enhance the usability of editing shortcodes and/or custom html objects that have been inserted into the editor. I know ...
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WordPress MultiSite Paste from Word Tool Does not work

We're using multisite and pages/posts will not paste from word using the paste from word tool. I've tried everything imaginable, disabled theme (no plugins or network plugins enabled) We've tried ...
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TinyMCE popup windows using WP functions

In my editor I would like to use a TinyMCE generated popup to insert in the textarea some complex shortcodes. I use the TinyMCE API to show the popup (bottom of this question). The popup is a PHP file ...
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Utilize TinyMCE hyperlink chooser outside of TinyMCE

Is it possible to use the "Insert/edit link" dialog box outside of TinyMCE? For example, if I wanted to add that dialog box to a generic button within a plugin settings form, is it possible to ...
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Initialize TinyMCE editor / visual editor after AJAX insert

I have a "repeater" style field group on a custom options page. There's an active visual editor in a hidden state, and when the user clicks "add new" the whole row is cloned. I then need to initialize ...
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Add tinymce buttons to caption textarea in media uploader

I want to add some basic tinymce buttons ( Bold, italic, underline ) to caption textarea in media uploader in WordPress. (Shown in attached image) I dig a little bit into wordpress core in media.php ...