What is CKEditor?

CKEditor is a ready-for-use HTML text editor designed to simplify web content creation. It's a WYSIWYG editor that brings common word processor features directly to your web pages. Enhance your website experience with our community maintained editor.

CKEditor values

CKEditor is an Open source application, which means it can be modified in any way you want. It benefits from an active community that is constantly evolving the application with free add-ons and a transparent development process.

  • Open Source
  • Community driven
  • Fully customizable
  • Enriches website experience
  • High standard of quality
  • Free!
  • World class quality

    Over 10 years of continuous development

  • Full Open Source

    Proud to be a part of the free software movement

  • Free

    100% free & ready for download

  • Repository & Builder

    Access a library of custom tools designed for your editing needs. Build your customized editor with a few simple clicks.


    Define every single aspect of CKEditor, from toolbar elements to interface colors. Tailor it for your site using its rich API.

  • Full featured

    Completely functional with no limitations. Use all the features for as long as you want. No demo!


    Enjoy the most powerful and agile editor in the world. Paste from Word and keep all formatting intact.

  • Accessibility

    Designed for people with special needs. CKEditor is WAI-ARIA and Section 508 compliant. It also supports high contrast mode and interface keyboard navigation.


    Compatible with all major browsers (Firefox, IE, Opera, Chrome and Safari) and numerous environments. If you don't believe us, just try it!