The wp_editor() function allows plugin and theme developers to render a custom instance of the TinyMCE editor used by WordPress

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Wordpress 4 and wp_editor() Not Showing Visual/Text tabs

I use wordpress a lot, i develop for it a lot too! I have a client website that i have added 10 custom meta boxes to the post edit screen in functions.php . All the meta boxes have an editor using ...
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How to customize default wordpress editor?

Good to hear that Sonny (wordpress3.3) has the new editor API wp_editor() that gives us the ability to use multiple instances of the editor in our custom fields with ease. But I needed to customize ...
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Remove quicktag buttons but not Visual / Text editor and tabs

I wish to remove the quick-tag buttons in the text (html) editor in TinyMCE but not the html editor itself nor the tabs for choosing between the editors. When I use $settings = array('quicktags' =...
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Remove specific buttons from wp_editor()

I know there are similar topics with accepted answers but I can't find what I'm looking for. I want to keep only basic buttons in wp_editor(). I'm using this in an option page to make writing more ...
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wp_editor and WPAlchemy messes up tags when updating

when using wp_editor, I paste my text in the visual editor. If I switch to HTML editor, all of my tags are there. So far, no problem. When I update the thing, all of my tags appear in my visual editor ...
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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 get WP editors tinyMCE instances

My main goal is to get editor content when it changes and update a live preview. For this I need to add an event listener to the editor. BTW, I have two editor in the same page and the page is loaded ...
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TinyMCE editor - new lines not rendered on front end

I've been working with a plugin making various tweaks and adding additional functionality. It uses custom post type to create a page with an associated download. In the admin area which allows you to ...
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Save wp_editor() content as option

I'm having some troubles with a extra feature i'm writing for my theme. The admin should be able to make some special posts, those posts are stored as an option. The options are atored as an array ...
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wp_editor not saving data, and text area showing html tags

This is my custom meta box, here text area showing html tags.i used tinymc textaea editor. and i try to use wp_editor also. but data not saving.if it saved, i don't know how to call it. please help me ...
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Convert textarea with wp_editor

I have a custom tabbed menu which has some input fields that works properly. I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-complete-guide-to-the-wordpress-settings-api-part-8-...
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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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WP_Editor - Saving Value into Plugin Option - Stripping HTML

I have a wp_editor(); on my plugin settings page. I also have enabled the "Font Size" drop down in TinyMCE. After highlighting text in the wp_editor(); and selecting a font size from the editor's ...
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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 to use MarkDown in a custom textarea field?

I've created a custom metabox with a textarea in it. How would I go about using Markdown in this textarea? I've seen some WP plugins but they seem to only be for the main editor.
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Change the name of the wp_editor tab “html/text”

I'm using the German version of WordPress and in wp_editor the two tabs for "visual" and "html" are named "visuell" and "text". I would like to change the "text" tab to "html". Do you know how I can ...
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Custom editor field displaying HTML in Visual editor

I am trying to add a custom WordPress editor field to the General Settings page in the admin. I have it working except that when you save anything with HTML it converts all the code to HTML entities ...
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Updating post content on the front end

I have used the code below to add frontend editing to my posts/pages. How would I go about saving the post content when an update/save button is pressed? $post_id = get_the_ID(); $settings = array( '...
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wordpress qtranslate editor text is not working [closed]

I have installed qtranslate on my wordpress site, it all works fine, but sometimes the content editor does not show the text, When I force refresh the page a few times (Ctrl + r) eventually the text ...
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How to prevent tinymce macro from inserting nbsp;?

I've got the following macro button defined to wrap a selection in a shortcode in the wp_editor visual editor: (function() { tinymce.create('tinymce.plugins.ingredient_name', { init : function(...
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Adding wp_editor to custom metabox

I am adding fields to a custom post type. How can I have editing options in my meta data just as they are in the editor box? add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'add_property'); function add_property(){ ...
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Target wp_editor buttons to add a tooltip

I have a multi-author website and no matter how much education I give to Authors, 80%+ either refuse to or forget to use headings in their posts, instead they use bold text on a separate line to ...
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Using default wordcount javascript in Wordpress on custom wp_editor() areas

I have two wp_editor() instances on pages and posts used to populate the sidebars of my three-column website. I would like to use the default wordpress word-count script on the two wp-editor areas to ...
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Changing the default WP editor font and size

The default font is too small and too narrow. Makes editing a pain. I want the default font to be Lucida 16. I am not talking about a pop up menu. I already have that. When I open a new page/post I ...
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disable inline css

Is it possible to block the use of inline styles and on-page blocks of CSS in the editor? I don't want to block the use of SVGs and other clever stuff but I just want to prevent someone from adding ...
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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 Media has stopped working in the front end since 4.5 update

I've got a page that calls wp_editor in the front end. Since upgrading to 4.5, the Add Media button no longer does anything at all. It works fine if you call it in the admin section. There's no word ...
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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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Like to convert textarea into using wp_editor

In the first code below I would like to use wp_editor in lieu of the textarea. The second code snippet shows what I'm trying to use in the first code while keeping all the arguments etc in the first ...
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wp_editor: How to load wp_editor on demand using jQuery? [duplicate]

I am trying to load wp_editor on demand using jquery/javascript. Somehow I got success using following code but it does not save changed data in the element. tinyMCE.execCommand('mceAddEditor', ...
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WordPress Editor not getting youtube video preview

When I am creating a post from the admin panel and using a youtube link in the Editor, the editor automatically fetching the video from youtube and displaying right away in the editor. But When i ...
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How to dynamically generate wordpress editor on frontend?

I want to initialize the wordpress editor dynamically on frontend. I have tried to include the following scripts: wp_enqueue_script('editor'); wp_enqueue_script('media-upload'); wp_enqueue_script('...
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wp_editor in metabox not working

So, I've created a meta box within my page to allow my client to be able to add content into multiple different content blocks dynamically. I've done that using the wp_editor function like so. ...
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Change syntax styling of TinyMCE HTML Text Editor

So I have customized the CSS display for the TinyMCE 'Visual Editor' by using this here: /* Add Theme CSS to WP Content Editor -------------------------------------------------- */ function ...
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How to prevent shortcode preview from breaking in tinymce editor?

I am creating visual preview for shortcodes (just like captions). I have don't most of the parts but my preview html is getting broke by the editor when post is saved. I have investigate it further ...
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Theme option not saved if in wp_editor() and html decoded

i'm trying to add wp_editor() to my theme-option page but it is not saved when html is decoded. so this is the issue: in the theme option page i successfully added a new option called ...
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tinymce.get() returns error after ajax request

In the backend, after an event I make an ajax request which populates certain fields. The problematic field is the textarea, for which I use wp_editor like so: <?php $settings = array( '...
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Adding an image to a non existing post

I am building a frontend posting mechanism. Everything is working fine besides the image uploader. I am using Wordpress Wysiwyg editor using <?php wp_editor ?>. When I click on the Add media ...
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More than one TinyMCE (wp_editor) with different $settings['drag_drop_upload'] values breaks

It appears that when I have two+ separate wp_editors with different values for drag_drop_upload they all are built as if they have drag_drop_upload set to true. If I set them all to false they act ...
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Adding custom styles to elements, without creating new elements

So Im using the tiny_mce_before_init filter to added a few classes to the wp_editor and am getting unexpected results. I havent used this before, but from what Im reading and what my peers tell me I ...
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wp_editor in thickbox

I am updating a shortcode generator that I made before and I want to add in addition to text areas inputs etc.. a tinymce editor, so I call wp_editor in the ajax content of the thickbox, the editor ...
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How do I prevent the wp_editor from loading outside container?

I'm trying to load the wp_editor on a settings page: <?php //$content = $value->playerBio; $editor_id = 'listingIntro'; ...
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How would I load wp_editor someehere else other than the admin area?

I would like to use the wp_editor in my article page for live blogging, but the tiny mce does not show up. Can someone guide me through this?
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wp_editor doesn't work in front end area

I am developing a theme where I would like to have a front-end area, but when I try to include the wp_editor() in the page template I am getting this result: P.S. The wordpress editor works fine ...
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wp_editor loses data, perhaps an html_entity_decode problem?

I have a custom meta box that I created with WP Alchemy. It has two wp_editor fields. These fields are behaving very strangely. If I just type simple text into them, they work just fine. But if I ...
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WP_Editor - Setting render location on page

I'm trying to include wp_editor in a settings page. public function addEditor($content = '') { $editor_id = 'createposteditor'; $args = array( 'textarea_rows' => 15, ...
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wp_editor not modify html tags of initial content

How can i set the tinyMCE editor in wp_editor to not modify/replace the html tags of the initial content ? I'm loading html content with tags (i know that they are deprecated but i need them) and ...
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Backslashes being stripped from CSS

The title explains my problem. Upon saving CSS stylesheet in the "Appearance > Editor", single backslashes are being stripped out of the stylesheet. For example: content="\foo" becomes: content=...
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How to add editor-style.css styling to wp_editor on front end for comments

How can I apply my own css (to match editor-style.css) to wp_editor being used on the front end for comments? Currently I'm using code from here to enable the visual editor for comments. My actual ...
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Modifying the main editor priority

I want the main WordPress post editor to appear below some of my meta boxes (generated by Advanced Custom Fields). I know there are the add_meta_box() and remove_meta_box() functions, however it'd be ...