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We are happy to announce the release of yet another official CKEditor integration, this time for Java. CKEditor for Java makes integrating the most popular online WYSIWYG editor in the world with Java applications easier than ever before.
Java integration was already available for the predecessor of CKEditor, the acclaimed FCKeditor, and we are now proud to present the complete rewrite of this feature.
Using CKEditor for Java
Adding a CKEditor instance to your Java application has never been easier — just follow the steps below:
- Download standalone CKEditor and place it in a directory of your choice, like
- Download the
ckeditor-java-core-3.x.jarlibrary and place it in the
/WEB-INF/libdirectory (or alternatively, add a dependency in
- When the JSP page is ready, declare the CKEditor tag library inside the page:
<%@ taglib uri="https://ckeditor.com" prefix="ckeditor" %>
- Add the
tag to the page in order to replace a selected textarea with CKEditor:
<ckeditor:replace replace="textareaId" basePath="/ckeditor/" />
Complete step-by-step integration instructions are available in the Integration Guide.
Visit the CKEditor download page and download the CKEditor for Java as well as the latest CKEditor release.
We will be thankful for all feedback regarding the new integration of CKEditor as well as any suggestions on how to further improve it. Please use the CKEditor development web site to report issues and suggestions through tickets. Use the contact form from our website to send your questions and comments.