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 stop editor removing space ( ) in the beginning of the paragraph

I use WordPress with TinyMCE in Chinese. It needs double white spaces in the beginning of each paragraph. But the editor will automatically removing all spaces(white space and nbsp; code) in the ...
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Open link in a new tab checked by default when adding a new link in visual post editor

When adding a link in the WP visual post editor you have to click the settings after adding the link and then click the Open link in a new tab to have it add a link with a target in a new window/tab. ...
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Our shortcode dropdown box in Tinymce is not working in WordPress 3.9?

Hi since the new version is about to be released I thought I would download it and see if my theme works still. Everything works great apart from the dropdown box which is now longer showing. Here ...
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Allowing style tag in TinyMCE editor

In cases i want to add individual styles for an element its easy i just add inline styles inside p tags, because _wp_add_global_attributes has style attribute.... but when i want to add tag itslef ...
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Overriding TinyMCE buttons - Justify button shortcodes not working

Problem I'm trying to customise the TinyMCE text editor. Several of the common options for overruling Tiny MCE didn't seem to work for me. So instead I overwrote the functions in my functions file: ...
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tiny_mce_before_init: 'exact' => true has no effect

For a custom theme, the editors want to be able to select three different font sizes in the post editor. I thought about using a standard font size plus defining two extra classes: <p class="...
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How to use WP switchEditors.switchto(this) JS function in your own script?

I have a tab switching theme that lets the user choose 3 editing modes when adding new pages (HTML and Visual- these are WP defaults and the new Syntax mode using Code Mirror). I have issues when ...
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White text on white background in TinyMCE when wp_editor is called in WP 3.9

One of the features of my plugin is to add a TinyMCE editor instance inside a meta box on the Edit Post screen. This has worked great up until 3.9 and I'm not clear as to what's going wrong. Here are ...
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How can I control the HTML output of my post?

As you already know, WordPress manipulates posts, even if you write everything in Text mode. (replacing line breaks with \r\n 's , converting single quotes into double quotes etc.) I know this is ...
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Add button in TinyMCE editor to insert text

I'm searching a way to add a custom button to the TinyMCE editor when clicked insert into the visual editor some text. For example: button called "Hi" when clicked insert into the editor "Hello I'm &...
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Issue displaying multiple TinyMCE editors with WPAlchemy

I have a custom post type with a WPAlchemy admin meta box class including multiple textareas with TinyMCE editors(for adding content to the custom post template). I've gotten the editors to display ...
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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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Customizing tinyMCE 4 Styles and Format dropdowns

As has been pointed out in multiple posts here there are some big problems with tinyMCE 4 formatting for WP 3.9 - this code comes very close: TinyMCE: adding CSS to format dropdown But there are ...
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“switchEditors is not defined” with wp_editor() in jQuery UI tabs

Making a WordPress plugin, using WordPress 3.5.2 I'm using wp_editor() on the front end, inside jquery UI tabs [ajax loading tabs + 2 editors on the same panel], and I'm getting the following error, ...
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TinyMCE custom dialog with selectbox not working

For a theme I add a custom menu to Wordpress' TinyMCE using ed.addButton. Now some of those menu points have more or less elaborate options, so I thought I'd use the custom dialog function of TinyMCE ...
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Is it possible to add a repeater field to TinyMCE's option window?

I am trying to create an accordion shortcode builder for WordPress using TinyMCE's editor.addCommand / windowManager.open function. I'd like to be able to add a repeatable region within the popup ...
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Set minimum number of characters/words tinymce visual editor

I use the tinymce editor in visual front end for submission, so I want it is required to have a minimum of character (200 to 500 for exemple). Like this
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Removing the TinyMCE editor for a given page template

I was looking for a way to remove the TinyMCE Editor for a specific page template in a theme (in my case it's page-home.php). I found the following code, which works, however, I was wondering if this ...
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tinyMCE.activeEditor = null WP editor loaded in 'Text' mode?

I have a plugin which saves data via AJAX, and realised that it wasn't sending out any request. I opened up the console to look further, and low and behold when trying to look at the object tinyMCE....
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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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TinyMCE Editor removing <p> and <br> and putting &nbsp; instead

Steps for problem reproduction: Open WordPress Admin Dashboard (I use version 3.7); Click on Page > Add Page; On the editor, choose the "HTML" Tab; Write <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet</p>...
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Make tinymce button have a checkbox that returns a value, instead of true/false

from my understanding the checkbox of the tinymce buttons only return true or false? Is there a way to get a checkbox list? And all the item's values inside the checkbox list that are checked will ...
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Highlighting HTML code entered in the text editor

I have a need to have both "rendered" html in a post and "raw" or highlighted html in a Wordpress 4.5.2 post or page. I have solved the former by simply editing in the text editor, placing my code in ...
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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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Dynamically add styles to WP TinyMCE editor

I want to add custom styles to Wordpress using dynamic arrays. My question is how can I add the two arrays to the style_formats array within the 'my_mce_before_init_insert_formats' function ...
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How to add custom 'layout' buttons to wordpress editor?

I'd like to modify the editor by adding some 'layout' buttons. Ideally, I'd like to add the ability to add some html 'partial' by simply clicking a button. This is to help my client to create pre-...
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wp_editor in widget breaks after save (no buttons and visual tab broken)

My goal is to get wp_editor working in a simple widget which the admin can use to add text content on an admin options page. Here we go in wp-admin/widgets.php everything looks sooo good right. ...
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add button to tinymce

i have the following method to insert a button in Tinymce editor: in funcitons.php: class myclaff { function __construct() { add_action( 'admin_init', array($this, '...
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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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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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WordPress 4.5 Inline Link Toolbar not working on custom wp_editor instance

I am having an issue with initializing the inline link toolbar in a custom instance of the WP editor. The instance is added in a dynamically loaded modal using the wp_editor function and some ...
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TinyMCE Editor change underline button behavior - u tag instead of span text-decoration underline

As above. I want to change the WordPress Edtior TinyMCE behavior when I click the underline button I want the TinyMCE to wrap my selection with <u></u> tags. Now, I know that the u tag was ...
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Add tinymce dynamically via Javascript

I'm struggling to add dynamically a tinymce textarea. I added a custom meta box which contains a button that should add a tinymce. As I'm on post/page, I guess I don't need to include any scripts ...
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Tinymce.js editor in Chrome?

For 3+ years I had a custom styles menu in my Wordpress editor that I added in functions.php which worked great. Today, I went in to edit a new post, and not only doesn't my menu work, but I cannot ...
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Custom tinyMCE control wrapping wrong

I'm adding a custom button to my visual editor, so that the client doesn't have to manually input shortcode. It's a simple column one. So when you select your text, and click on it, it wraps the ...
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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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Can I add category list in wordpress TinyMCE custom button

I want to create a custom post type gallery plugin.I already create shortcode and create TinyMCE button But I can't add Taxonomies list in TinyMCE-button.js file. how can I add this? my code is php ...
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How do i disable/disallow <script> and <iframe> tags in TinyMCE?

A client of mine has just had 200 posts injected by malicious scripts and iframes. The website is now all cleared. They were put in the content by the user updating the post/page as my clients ...
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Grabbing post content in real time with javascript

I am working on a plugin that adds a metabox on the create/edit post page, in that metabox I want a dropdown with all the anchor texts for the a tags used in the post. I haven't done the parser to ...
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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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Stop TinyMCE removing empty block level elements

I'm currently trying to write a plugin for TinyMCE that takes advantage of bootstrap's grid system. It's going well for the most part, but I'm having a problem with the editor removing columns when ...
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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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Adding a wp_editor to a modal, edit gallery button not displaying?

I've initialized a wp_editor via ajax with quick tags within a wp-media modal, and everything seems to be working great. However If I try and edit a gallery within the modal by clicking it nothing ...
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Create a tinyMCE custom button that opens a Bootstrap Modal window instead of the tinyMCE default

I have successfully created a custom button that opens a pop-up which works by opening the native tinyMCE modal window. Following the instructions in the "Adding popup after clicking" section of ...
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P̶l̶a̶c̶e̶h̶o̶l̶d̶e̶r̶ *Default* content in Custom Post Type TinyMCE editor

I know you can customize the placeholder default text of the 'Post Title' field, but is there any way to display placeholder content in the actual TinyMCE post editor? Ideally I'd like to display ...
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Change padding to text indent in “Increase indent” TinyMCE

If you click "Increase indent" in the visual editor it adds the following code into the text editor: <p style="padding-left:30px;"> How to change it to text-indent: 30px; not affecting the ...
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Is there a way to remove the default css from TinyMCE?

I'm working on getting the editor to look more like the front end by adding extra CSS to the TinyMCE rich text editor. WordPress adds /wp-includes/js/tinymce/skins/lightgray/content.min.css and /wp-...
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How to modify VisualComposer's TinyMCE editor only for a specific shortcode

I spent a lot of time looking for how to modify the buttons of a TinyMCE editor for a Visual Composer plugin that I'm developing. My requirement was to modify which buttons are shown, but only in the ...
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wp_editor link to existing content removal

I'm using the wp_editor() on the frontend of my website which will be accessible to users. When I click the insert/edit link option, there is a toggle which says: Link to existing content Which ...
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How to select many posts from tinyMCE PluginManager

I am trying to create a plugin that allows authors to include (inline) recommended posts. I've created a tinyMCE button and I get the form where the user is supposed to select posts to include (max 5)....