If not entangled in a love-hate relationship, WYSIWYG editors are usually taken for granted by the online community. Most users think sites and CMSs naturally come with such tools, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Unless a site uses a CMS like Drupal 8 that includes CKEditor by default, developers and site owners have to manually implement them.
After a short, but definitely busy, break, CKEditor team is back with another weekly status report of all good things happening in-house and around. The CKEditor 5 design discussions have recently got very heated indeed, we are slowly progressing towards CKEditor 4.5 and the team has met in Warsaw for the traditional Christmas gathering. Read on!
We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! It's been a rather slow week in and around the CKEditor community. A few plugins are up for review, there's chatter about CKEditor 5 and we have some news about documentation for an upcoming CKEditor release. Read on for more...
Picking a WYSIWYG editor for your project can be a daunting task. Choices abound with a few major players like CKEditor dominating the market. HTML editors can give your website an additional layer of usability, but adding third-party components to any online project should be done with great care. The Web is ever-evolving, which means your site must also be in step with the times or risk opening itself up to unforeseen problems.
We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! CKEditor 4.4.6 was released last week with an important update so it's worth upgrading. We also have yet another change in the Documentation site, and some news related to Firefox as well as other happenings around the community...
We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.4.6 that contains some significant low-level editor core improvements, including issues related to selections and the styles system, and a variety of other fixes. This editor version also includes a security fix for the HTML parser, so an upgrade is highly recommended!
The CKSource team is happy to announce the release of CKFinder for Java 2.4.3. This version includes security patches for minor and medium security issues. The update only affects CKFinder for Java, so users of other platforms are not required to upgrade. Java users, however, are encouraged to update to this latest release.
Since 2009 CKEditor has been paired with one of the best WYSIWYG spell checking tools on the market courtesy of WebSpellChecker.net. Now CKSource’s partnership has expanded, further merging the cooperation of both companies. Many, however, may not be aware that CKEditor’s SpellChecker has additional professional solutions.
We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! The new CKEditor SDK was released last week, giving users a collection of resources designed to help them get familiar with all editor features! This was a huge undertaking that took months to realize, but it was well worth the effort. Read on for details on what it offers...
We are proud to present the new and shiny CKEditor SDK that has just been published online and is also available for download. The CKEditor SDK is a huge collection of resources designed to help you get familiar with all editor features and make the process of implementing, configuring and integrating CKEditor with your website or application easier. And what's the best part? It's free!
Last week the CKEditor team met for two days in Warsaw, Poland, to talk about various topics ranging from future CKEditor functionalities, CKFinder 3.0, Bender.js, and many other current and future projects. The meetup concluded with an office party and a night on the town! In all, it was loads of fun with some interesting company decisions being made in the process.
We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! Things are finally settling back to normal after DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014. A few important decisions are being contemplated by the CKEditor core development team and the new SDK site is close to completion. Read on for details...
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014 has come and gone giving the Drupal community yet another amazing event loaded with surprises and memorable moments.
CKEditor had a strong presence at the conference, more so than in previous years, and rightfully so: this year’s event was centered around Drupal 8 where CKEditor is the default rich text editor!
We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! It's going to be a busy few days for the CKEditor core team with DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014 under way. CKSource team members will present a session on CKEditor possibilities in Drupal and attend various activities! CKEditor 4.4.5 was also released last week! Read on for details...
Right after the official launch of Safari 7.1 we would like to announce the immediate release of CKEditor 4.4.5 with a fix for a critical issue with the latest Apple browser version. Apart from this, CKEditor 4.4.5 contains a variety of other updates including some further refactoring of the undo manager, a workaround for a Chrome 37 issue, and a few other fixes.
We're back with another CKEditor Weekly! An update to CKEditor for WordPress was released last week and the highly popular plugin is now on GitHub! We also have some changes in the documentation and a few notes about the progress of current development. Read on for details...
We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.4.4 that includes a variety of improvements, including the removal of the deprecated
keypress event listener from the undo manager, fixes for a few issues related to pasting content and for some browser-specific issues.
The CKSource team is happy to announce the release of CKFinder 2.4.2! This is a minor bug-fixing release that introduces a variety of changes, including a few browser-specific fixes and patches for the Java connector. The new version also updates a couple of components, as well as the Turkish and Italian translations. It should be one of the last updates before the big release of CKFinder 3!
Frederico Knabben, the creator of CKEditor and owner of CKSource, was recently interviewed by Alexis Santos of Binpress. The podcast, which you can listen to in its entirety below, covers various topics ranging from CKEditor’s humble beginnings to how CKSource came to light.
We're back with another edition of CKEditor Weekly. It's been a rather slow few days, with most of the core team taking time off for the summer, but we still managed to get some work done. A member of the community also uploaded a rather cool widget that lets you add footnotes! Read on for more...
We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.4.2, the not-so-minor successor of CKEditor 4.4 which was published several weeks ago. Apart from numerous code fixes this version paves way for nested widgets (that will come with CKEditor 4.5) and makes the CKEditor testing environment publicly available.
We're back with another edition of CKEditor Weekly. CKEditor 4.4.2 is getting closer to release, we have some news about CKEditor CDN, and news about our testing environment going public. Read on for more...
CKEditor in review
CKEditor 4.4.2 development will close this week, so the next update should be released soon - maybe in a week or so.
Few know how big a football enthusiast Frederico Knabben is. CKEditor’s creator also happens to be Brazilian, so you can imagine how ecstatic he must be over the 2014 FIFA World Cup. How excited? Enough to visit Brazil for the duration of the event! That’s right! CKEditor has a representative at the World Cup!
We’d like to remind everyone that CKEditor is now available via Content Delivery Network (CDN). The download page includes a new CDN section that lets you choose a package with the appropriate code. Just select the desired package from three available options (Basic, Standard, Full), copy the code and embed it to your website or application.
We’d like to inform all FCKeditor users that we have just released FCKeditor 2.6.11. CKEditor’s granddaddy occasionally comes out of retirement for important security fixes, and in this case version 2.6.11 fixes a vulnerability reported by Robin Bailey (Dionach). We strongly urge anyone still using FCKeditor to please upgrade, preferably to the latest CKEditor!
We're back with another edition of CKEditor Weekly. Now that CKEditor 4.4.1 is out things are back to business as usual. The team is testing various features for CKEditor 4.5 and we also have some new FAQ entries on how to save data in CKEditor. Read on for more...
We are proud to announce the release of CKEditor 4.4.1, the not-so-minor follow up to CKEditor 4.4, which introduced a variety of improvements a few weeks ago. CKEditor 4.4.1 is loaded with fixes, changes and includes a new feature, so it’s definitely worth checking out.
We are proud to announce CKEditor 4.4, the latest major release for the CKEditor 4 line that contains plenty of new and exciting features, including the new Code Snippet plugin with syntax highlighting, changes to the style system that make it possible to add styles to widgets, and the ability to add links to images created with the Enhanced Image plugin as well as customize their figure element and alignment classes. In addition to this, the Advanced Content Filter system was expanded with blacklisting and wildcard support. Read on for an overview of all the new features that the CKEditor team has been working on for the past few months and also see the demo of new widget features!
The CKEditor team would like to wish everyone a blessed and happy Easter holiday! Enjoy your time spent with friends and family!
We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.3.4, the last minor bug-fixing release before CKEditor 4.4 that is due to be published in a few weeks with a handful of new, exciting features. CKEditor 4.3.4 includes a couple of fixes for protected source and various other issues.
We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.3.3. This is another minor bug-fixing release which follows our last major release, CKEditor 4.3, that introduced the amazing Widget System. CKEditor 4.3.3 includes a couple of enhancements for various widget aspects as well as some plugin and browser-specific fixes.
We're back with another edition of CKEditor Weekly. CKEditor 4.3.3 should be out today! It's a minor bug-fixing release that includes various widget enhancements and fixes. The CKEditor documentation site also got another update. Read on for more...
We're back with another edition of CKEditor Weekly. The CKEditor developer documentation got a few updates last week, and two new plugins are getting worked on. The community was also busy releasing various project patches and a series of YouTube videos in Russian. Read on for details...
We would like to announce the release of CKEditor 4.3.2. This is a minor bug-fixing release that follows our last major release, CKEditor 4.3, that introduced the innovative Widget System. CKEditor 4.3.2 includes further enhancements for widgets as well as numerous fixes for different editor plugins.