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CKEditor Weekly for September 22, 2014

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...

CKEditor in review

  • The CKSource development team released an update to CKEditor for WordPress that fixes the recent WordPress 4.0 compatibility issues. It includes CKEditor 4.4.4 so it comes with too big a list of improvements to enumerate (the last version was CKEditor 
  • Furthermore, CKEditor for WordPress is now on GitHub! The move introduces a new chapter in the life of the WYSIWYG editor on WordPress. The CKSource team is no longer actively maintaining the project but encourage all developers to contribute in maintaining this highly popular Open Source plugin. 
  • The entire Plugin SDK section of the documentation site was re-written. Check the plugin tutorial series for hands-on walkthroughs on creating CKEditor plugins with custom toolbar buttons, dialog windows, context menu support and content filtering integration included!
  • Sources for the plugins included in the Plugin SDK section are now available in a dedicated GitHub repository, along with new samples for each plugin.
  • A patch for a critical issue with Enter Key support in the latest Safari (7.1 and 8) will be released as soon as possible.
  • The team is concerned about numerous new problems in iOS8 and will try to fix them promptly.

Around the Net

  • P'unk Avenue released an update to their module that replaces Apostrophe’s content area with CKEditor. Apostrophe is an Open Source content management system built with Symfony.
  • CKSource developer, Greg (Grzegorz) Pabian - the man behind Bender.js - ranked 12th in the Js13kGames competition this year. Js13kGames is a JavaScript coding competition for HTML5 game developers where the goal is to create a game no bigger than 13 kilobytes. This year's theme was The Elements: Earth, Water, Air and Fire. Good job, Greg!

That's it for this week. If you would like to be featured in one of our CKEditor Weeklies, or have an interesting tidbit that relates to CKEditor, leave a comment below or contact us!

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