dleffler12's picture
Joined: 11/03/2011
Posts: 12
SyntaxHighlighter v3
A CKEditor plugin to help with the markup required to use the SyntaxHighlighter by Alex Gorbatchev http://alexgorbatchev.com/wiki/SyntaxHighlighter This plugin is for v3 of the highlighter



Licensed under the terms of any of the following licenses at your choice: GPL, LGPL and MPL.


1. Extract the contents of the file into the "plugins" folder of CKEditor.
2. In the CKEditor configuration file (config.js) add the following code:

    config.extraPlugins = 'syntaxhighlight';

config.toolbar = 
    [ 'Source', '-', 'Bold', 'Italic', 'syntaxhighlight' ]

3. You must also install Syntaxhighlighter v3.0.83 from http://alexgorbatchev.com/wiki/SyntaxHighlighter and reference it in your pages


1024mb's picture
Joined: 14/12/2012
Posts: 3
With current version of ckeditor doesn't work

hello dleffler12 with current version of ckeditor doesn't work, the dialog box is not show up, can your fix it ?

stefanstp's picture
Joined: 26/02/2008
Posts: 24
please update for ckeditor 4

please update for ckeditor 4 please. thank you very much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

raptor's picture
Joined: 22/01/2013
Posts: 1
for ckeditor 4

I found this SyntaxHighlighter CKEditor Button(Wordpress plugin) can work on ckeditor 4.



download and unzip

copy the syntaxhighlight subdirectory to ckeditor's plugins directory and replace this one

it works!

sz's picture
Joined: 05/02/2013
Posts: 10
Updated version

This plugin actually got updated recently. You can download it at


sz's picture
Joined: 05/02/2013
Posts: 10
Available via ckeditor's plugin library

Now it's even available on ckeditor's plugin library: http://ckeditor.com/addon/syntaxhighlight

Give it a 5 star rating if you like it!