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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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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wp_editor textarea value not updating

I am using the *_add_form_fields action to add fields to a custom taxonomy. One of those fields is a wp_editor(). The problem I am facing is that when I output the WordPress editor on the page like ...
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How to load wp_editor() through AJAX/jQuery

I have a theme that is custom developed and really complex. One of the things that I have is multiple content areas where users can specify content for specific tabs. I load multiple instances of ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Post custom metabox textarea using wp_editor

I'm a novice and looking to add the wp_editor to a custom metabox textarea field. I've looked seemingly everywhere for an complete example for writing a metabox with a textarea that uses the ...
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Show Font Awesome Icons In WP Post Editor

I have added the Font Awesome script and it is being loaded in the source code also. But the icons are not being displayed in the post editor. Any possible solution?
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Shortcode attribute escaping

I'm trying to set shortcode attribute value to ' " (single and double quote) by using escaped values ' ". Example: [shortcode attr="' ""]test[/shortcode] As soon as I ...
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wp_editor() fields on Theme Options Page not saving

(This is sort of a follow-up to this question.) I'm able to display the two WYSIWYG editors on my theme options page, but the values I enter into the editors aren't saved. I've read a ton of stuff ...
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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 ...
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wp_editor with media buttons

I use wp_editor() on the frontend. media_buttons are displayed on default if visitor is logged in. I want to display these media buttons whether user is logged in or not. Is there any way to achieve ...
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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 handle multiple instance of “send_to_editor” js function

Here is what I am doing: I Added wordpress media upload with iframe popup when a button or link clicked. And with click of insert into post the image url placed on a textbox. send_to_editor() ...
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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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Load visual editor without custom styling

I have a plugin that uses the wp_editor() function to load an instance of the TinyMCE editor. However, the editor is affected by custom styling to make it look similar to the theme through the ...
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wp_editor not adding paragraphs despite wpautop being set to true

I'm using the following code to produce a wp_editor instance: <?php if (version_compare($wp_version, "3.3") >= 0) { ?> <p><?php wp_editor( $answer->post_content, 'answer', ...
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Why are there two diffrent full screen editors?

In the WP editor there is a full screen button. It has shortcut ALT+SHIFT+G. When the button is pressed it shows a different full screen editor then when the shortcut is used. I tried this on ...
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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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WP Editor strips input placeholder attribute

Why WP Editor also strips the "placeholder" attribute of the input text element ? Ofcourse, i am using the HTML mode. Here is the input: <input type="text" value="" name="s" style="width: 550px;" ...
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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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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 ...
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How to reinit tinymce for wp_editor after ajax? [duplicate]

Basically if I call wp_editor via ajax it acts funny, I noticed it does not include 2 scripts it DOES include if i call it normally within a form (NOT thru ajax). I found some anwers like tinemce ...
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wp_editor adds HTML entities to the content

I'm building my theme options page and I want to use Wordpress TinyMCE editor here, so I'm calling wp_editor. But when I'm saving data some entities are added to the content for example, lets say I ...
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Add unique class or ID information to tinyMCE

Is there a method to apply a unique body class ID to the editor in the same way that body class information is added to the published page? I am using the add_editor_style() function to render the ...
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Why Can't wp_editor Be Used in a Custom Widget?

I've been working on developing a plugin that adds a widget that allows you to edit the content with a wysiwyg editor. I want to use the default wordpress editor by calling wp_editor(). I've seen ...
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add_editor_style is not loading in frontend. Any solution?

This is default wordpress add_editor_style function: function add_editor_style( $stylesheet = 'editor-style.css' ) { add_theme_support( 'editor-style' ); if ( ! is_admin() ) return; ...
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Theme options WP Editor

My text editor in Theme Options doesn't have font color option. How can I add that? I've searched around the web, but no luck. On regular pages and posts I can see the font color option. I'm using ...
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TinyMCE Anchor Button not showing

I'm using this filter and function to display a custom, stripped-down version of the TinyMCE editor. Everything works as it should...except the 'Anchor' button will not show ('anchor')? According to ...
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TinyMCE strips line breaks on mceAddControl

I'm using wp_editor to add wysiwyg fields to admin edit screens. Each wysiwyg lives within a draggable meta box. Since TinyMCE has issues with dragging, I'm using the following code: // on the ...
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Registering custom TinyMCE buttons, for admin area, to work with custom instances of wp_editor

Thanks to this answer here, I am able to use different instances of wp_editor to determine which buttons each of my differing TinyMCE instances use. However, I'm struggling to actually get my buttons ...
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Count Words using tinymce in the front-end

i am using a front built in (article directory plugin) tinymce with wp_editor. what ever i tried i cant get the word counter to work automatically.. i can count the words fine in the HTML tab using ...
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jQuery Validate wp_editor

I have a form, and in the form, I use <?php wp_editor('', 'user_submitted_progress', $settings = array('textarea_name' => 'user_submitted_progress')); ?> to generate a TinyMCE, rather than ...
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How to remove the “Path” line in the WordPress Editor for end users who are submitting a form?

There is a horizontal box of one-line height at the bottom with the character "p" in it that I want to get rid of for end users. I don't really care if it is there in the Dashboard Editor for site ...
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TinyMCE style_select - Append Classes

TL;DR Question How do I create a submenu for my classes with style_format? Can I append a submenu to the existing menu? With the new Styleselect in TinyMCE 4.0 there's a bunch of predefined ...
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all tincymce's switch when updating page after changing from html to text in custom metabox

I have a custom metabox which uses wp_editor and when i switch to text editor instead of visual the main content tinymce also changes to text view when i update. I was wondering am i doing something ...
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TinyMCE Plugin Parameter

Can anyone tell me if there is anywhere I can find out what each of these TinyMCE plugins are for? ...
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wpeditor issue - shows both mode and not able to focus/edit during visual mode

I am trying to integrate wpeditor to a textarea using the code below. It brings the TinyMCE editor but if the user leaves the page on visual mode and tries to edit the same again, the visual mode ...
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Visual Editor - Colorize Shortcodes

I want to highlight shortcodes in the WordPress visual editor in a specific color. E.g. I Have the following Shortcodes [shortcode1] Some text [/shortcode1] ... [shortcode2] Some text ...
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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 ...
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“wp_editor” not displaying TinyMCE correctly when square brackets used in name

I'm creating a custom options page and I have a textarea that I've turned into a TinyMCE editor using wp_editor. TinyMCE displays correctly, however it breaks when I include square brackets in the ...
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wp_editor on input changes content

I have a text area using wp_editor On first input it works great. Save via text or visual it saves to mysql just fine this is what is in the text area before I save <a ...
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Disable HTML (Text) Tab in Post Editor

I am attempting to disable the Text tab in the post editor but not having any luck. The first thing I want to do is set the Visual editor to be the default but this code does not work (it is being ...
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Show only oldest post by author

I am working with a heavily customized install of WP. I've set up a specific post type, taxonomy, and roles that gets to use just that post type. Ideally, I'd like to restrict members of that role ...
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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 ...