The default visual editor in WordPress is Tiny MCE. There is an API that allows users to adapt the visual editor to their needs. It is possible to use other visual editors as well.

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How to enable user_can_rich_edit for guests?

Using wp 3.3beta1 with the wp_editor on the front-end for bbPress. When calling the editor on the front end, how do I allow a guest to see the visual editor? I only see options to disable the visual ...
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Remove whitespace at the end of posts?

My writer has a tendency to add extra newlines (Enter key) and spaces (space bar) at the ends of posts. Sometimes this results in inches of extra whitespace onscreen! Is there a way I can make sure ...
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Is there any way to set default for “Insert/Edit Link” to “Open link in new window”?

I almost always select "Open link in new window" when creating an URL/HREF. Is there any way to default this choice. Even if it requires a small source code change, I think it would be worthwhile (...
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Preserving tabs and line breaks in <pre><code> when switching from HTML to Visual Editor

Tabs placed in a <pre><code></code></pre> block are stripped and line breaks are removed leaving a single continuous line of text. This occurs when switching from html to ...
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Is it possible to ignore the first Line Break in a preformatted Div from a shortcode?

I created a shortcode of [pncode] that lets me enclose some programming syntax and apply some styling. Notably, it preformats the text and makes it monospace (full CSS below, if it helps). In the ...
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How to display php source code inside a post using visual editor?

NOTE I don't want the php code to be executed, only displayed. I want to display this php code <?php wp_enqueue_script( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver, $in_footer ); ?> inside a post. I cannot make ...
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How to get Text Selection in WordPress Editor

I want something like if I select any word in WordPress Visual Editor, it will get replaced with my own text. Actually Visual Editor is an iFrame. We can do this thing in textarea, but how can we ...
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How to remove permalink from images when inserting into post?

In previous versions of WP, we were able to remove permalink from images while we were inserting images into post. But now there is no obvious option to do so. How can it be achieved?
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Can I remove the Rich Text box editor for a specific post?

A few months ago I asked a similar question: Is it possible to remove the main rich Text box editor? and got the following answer: function remove_pages_editor(){ remove_post_type_support( 'page',...
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Switching From HTML to Visual Editor and Back Completely Strips Page Contents

I have a page (not a blog post) I need to embed an iframe on (it's to "integrate" an external service's product catalog). I added the iframe code in the raw HTML editor and saved the page. I viewed ...
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How to display TinyMCE without wp_editor()

I'm trying to enable WordPress' tinyMCE editor for a front-end textarea, from a plugin's pro version. I temporarily solved the issue in a bogus way: In free version: wp_editor( $details_val, /...
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How to disable formatting

Everytime I copy something, Wordpress will format the content like it was in that text. For example if I copy a link from Wikipedia, Wordpress will format that word to be bold, blue and with underline....
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How to reset display of WYSIWYG editor

I recently installed WordPress on a new domain but I have a small problem. This WYSIWYG editor displays very small text with no padding. Here are some examples. Desired behavior: Actual behavior:...
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Add table button in editor without Plugin

i want to add the "tablecontrol" ty the editor. This is what I've tried: function my_mce_buttons_1($buttons) { $buttons[] = 'superscript'; $buttons[] = 'subscript'; $buttons[] = '...
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Can't load a class into WordPress post editor's content field

Following to THIS WordPress QUESTION we tried some tweaks and got some nice solutions, hope we can public them after some good active codes-snippets. According to our procedures, we correctly ...
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Editor background colour in full screen

In this Q&A, How do you change the visual editor's background color?, it is shown how to modify WordPress' editor background colour. My question is how can I modify the editor's background ...
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tinyMCE duplicates previous block element when pressing return (visual editor)

Going crazy with this. Can't figure out if this is normal behavior. I have added a filter to rewrite image inserts to use <figure> and <figcaption>. Works well. However, when I insert ...
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How to have custom tinyMCE buttons break onto next line when too long

There is probably a really simple solution that I am missing here but I have added multiple custom buttons to the tinyMCE editor in Wordpress and my problem is the row of buttons is too long (they're ...
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How to get line breaks to translate to paragraphs?

How can I get the line breaks that I make in the TinyMCE editor to translate into new lines in the web page. Suddenly all posts when actually previewed on the theme are walls of text. In the final ...
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Lost formatting after saving

I make basic formatting to the text in visual editor. When saving, everything got lost, formatting, spaces, paragraph.... everything got inline... I will go crazy !... why it's doing that ?.. i can ...
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Limiting allowed html elements/strip harmful scripts from editor

How can I limit html elements allowed in the tinymce editor in Wordpress 3.1 and ensure harmful scripts have been removed (script/embed tags, etc)
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How to add a strip of visual editor on top of comments textarea

My blog is WP3.1.2, theme: Twenty Ten I would like to add a strip of visual editor on top of the comments box (something like you see at the top of question box on this site). How can I do it WITHOUT ...
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Visual Editor Templates

Hi there is anyway to style the visual editor in WordPress. For example if the user selects the page template shop say it loads into the visual editor a preset template which divs and formatted text. ...
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Is there a way to show only the text editor

I'm working on a desktop app and I'd like to show only the editor and it's toolbar. I'm able to load and save the past content easily enough through the app but I'd like to be able to reuse the ...
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WordPress custom post - add dynamically meta boxes

I want build an custom editor for my custom post type in WordPress. I'm able to add multiple tinymce editor to the post type, but I want this dynamically. I'd like admin users to be able to create ...
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Custom TinyMCE style formats disabled

I've created a TinyMCE style dropdown for the TinyMCE WordPress editor. The formats are appearing as expected on the editor but when the drop down is expanded to choose from a style, they are showing ...
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How to enable visual editor when editing comments on the dashboard?

For editing a comment in admin pages the editor is only html, can we modify the edit comment page with a filter to include visual editor too?
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How can I determine what mode the editor is in and when it changes?

I need to determine if the page/post editor is in Visual or Text mode. I also need to determine when this changes. Does WordPress provide some kind of functionality for doing this? I am writing some ...
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Adding html format on tinymce visual editor

Need to add more html format tag to TinyMCE Editor as visualized below Using Wordpress 3.6.1 Can't found any good example/guide for these modification. Another solution welcome. Thanks & ...
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Customize Editor Styles

I know there are plugins that do this, but since my needs are so small, I'm hoping there's another solution... I want to edit the <hr /> style in the WordPress editor to have clear: both;. Is ...
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JavaScript && operator in visual editor

I am used to of adding javascript/jquery code in posts via visual editor but it seems I never used && operator cause wordpress is altering && operator in &. Here is a link where I ...
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Disable pasting of images into wordpress editor

I have a user who loves to do this, It works fine for the website, but when it gets transferred over to the newsletter it breaks the newsletter. Is it possible to disable pasting of images into the ...
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WYSIWYG eating up first p in td

Basically going mad on this one. Been googling about for quite some time now to find an answer. Most hits are on year old posts. I tried to alter how TinyMCE initiates with "remove_linebreaks" set to ...
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Extra option in editor

I'm sure there's an easy solution to this, but I'm wondering how to add custom input fields in the Wordpress editor. My goal is to have an image uploader to the right of the main editor, when an ...
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Remove inline styles from the_content?

Is there a way to remove any inline styles made by the WP Editor i.e. Font Size?
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TinyMCE in Custom Metabox not loaded after upgrading from WP 3.1.4 to WP 3.2

I want something very simple: a custom metabox with a TinyMCE editor in it. The following code help me achieve that easily in 3.1.4: add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'add_metaname_box'); function ...
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Why does the HTML editor not wrap my code in paragraph tags when I press enter

Normally when using a rich text editor, when you hit return (i.e. do a full paragraph return) Your text is wrapped i.e. <p> my text </p> however this does not happen in wordpress. Is ...
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Dynamically add CSS to the visual editor

I created an options page for my theme, where I can manually edit the CSS. Lets say I change the CSS in the options page for the <H1> tag, so it will now change it on the front-end. What I want ...
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Adding TinyMCE buttons without removing plugin buttons?

I'm developing a plugin that I'll install for all my clients to make WordPress slightly easier to use for them. One of the things it will change is the default TinyMCE configuration. It'll add things ...
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WP as an HTML editor

Is WP a good HTML editor? A friend of mine wants to create HTML pages, but doesn't know HTML. Can WP become a WYSIWIG HTML editor via the appropriate plugin? He'll be formatting images, wanting ...
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WMP Plugin not showing up in the plugin panel?

I just downloaded the WMD Editor plugin. For some reason is not showing up in the Plugins menu. the folder is called wmd-editor/ wmd-editor.php: <?php /* Plugin Name: WMD Editor Plugin URI: http:...
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Add visual editor style only on widgets.php page

I'm attempting to add a visual editor style with the function add_editor_style('visual-editor.css');, but only on the widgets admin' page, and not on post editor screens. I'm using a visual editor ...
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Edit page blank, control buttons missing

Lately I encountered a strange problem while editing posts and pages. I have a blank page with all controls missing (like publish etc.). I tried to deactivate all plugins. I tried to upgrade ...
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Why is my theme is randomly stripping the <p> tags out

I haven't done anything to my clients site but add some more text to a testimonials page, updated it & then went to go see the page and it's been all smashed together! It's using randomly placed &...
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Visual Composer shortcode for child theme dir

I have a site using VC that is running on localhost and also on a staging environment. I need to access the child theme directory to call images from within raw-html sections of visual composer ...
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Enabling Visual Composer on custom post types

I'm using Visual Composer that comes with a wordpress theme in an install with 2 custom post types created by me. I'm trying to set visual composer enabled as default with no succes. I use the code ...
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How to pass “get_the_terms_list” as shortcode to Visual Composer Grid Builder

I am trying to create a shortcode that returns the term list inside of Visual Composer's Grid Builder. I have read the docs here. My code is as follows: add_filter( 'vc_grid_item_shortcodes', '...
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Visual/Text tabs in wp editor Not Showing

I have a wordpress website that i have added custom meta boxes to the post. Custom meta boxes have an editor using wp_editor(), but the editor is refusing to show the visual/text tabs on the editor ...
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How to edit video positioning in wrapper in WP 4.1 Visual Editor

OK so I've added an image here from our front page. We're using the YTPlayer plugin to run the looped video in the background. As you can see from the photo, there's a part of a jpeg photo in the ...
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How can I register a custom “Text Pattern” (WP 4.3) for TinyMCE?

WP 4.3 added some really cool editor features: https://make.wordpress.org/core/2015/08/01/editor-enhancements-in-4-3-%E2%9C%A8/ The "Text Patterns" are really useful to create lists, quotes and ...