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CKEditor 4.11.3 released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.11.3. This is a minor release that brings some further improvements to the emoji feature. It also fixes a handful of bugs with Copy Formatting and widgets’ nested editables, or Backspace behavior in nested lists. Read on for more!

# Emoji feature fixes

We continue to improve the recently introduced user-favorite emoji feature. Inserting an emoji into the WYSIWYG editor content will now become much more intuitive thanks to the autocomplete mechanism prioritizing entries that start from the used query (#2527). And good news for visual perfectionists — icons in the Emoji dropdown navigation groups are now centered 😉 (#2572).

Improved emoji feature in CKEditor 4.11.3 WYSIWYG editor
Improved emoji feature in CKEditor 4.11.3 WYSIWYG editor

# Using content filter to customize dialogs

CKEditor 4.11.3 also fixes an issue where the content filter (ACF) integration was broken in the Cell Properties dialog. This made the dialog show options that were disallowed in the ACF configuration. Thanks to the fix (#1986), you can continue using the content filter to precisely control the elements, styles and attributes that can appear in your content. ACF will then adjust the dialogs, toolbar and context menu to only show the options that are allowed.

After the fix, you can freely use the configuration like this, for example:

config.disallowedContent = 'td{height,background-color,border-color,vertical-align}[colspan,rowspan];th';

And get this simplified Cell Properties dialog, with the fields corresponding to disallowed features removed:

Simplified Cell Properties dialog in CKEditor 4.11.3 WYSIWYG editor
Simplified Cell Properties dialog in CKEditor 4.11.3 WYSIWYG editor

# Other fixes

Here are some other issues that were fixed in this release:

  • The order of sublist items is reversed when a higher level list item is removed (#2721, #487).
  • Items in the elements path can be dragged into the editor content (#1191).
  • Buttons in the editor toolbar are activated by clicking them with the right mouse button in Edge and Internet Explorer (#2565).
  • And last but not least, a bug in the Copy Formatting plugin caused some issues with widgets’ nested editables, focusing and undo (#2780, #2470, #2655).

# Release notes

Check out the release notes and contact us for more information.

# Download

Download CKEditor now and upgrade your installation or use your favorite package manager to install it!

# License

CKEditor is available under Open Source and Commercial licenses. Full details can be found on our license page.

# Reporting issues and contributing

Please report any new issues in the CKEditor 4 development repository and follow the instructions in the issue template. You can also contribute code and provide editor patches through pull requests.

# Support

Community support is available through Stack Overflow. Visit the resources page for additional options.

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