CKEditor Ecosystem Documentation

CKEditor Ecosystem Documentation

Samples, tutorials, developer guides, functionality overview, deep dive into the architecture, API reference.

CKEditor 5

A powerful WYSIWYG framework delivering a fully customizable editing experience.

  • Getting startedChoose the right rich-text editor for your needs, install it, and configure it properly.
  • FeaturesGet to know features for creating rich content, editing it, and collaborating on it.
  • ExamplesSee working implementations of different editor builds and features in action.
  • FrameworkLearn about the framework for creating custom-tailored rich-text editing solutions.
  • TutorialsKick off and tailor the CKEditor 5 WYSIWYG editor better to your specific needs.
  • APIRead the detailed developer API documentation.
  • UpdatingKeep your CKEditor 5 installation up-to-date and safe at all times.
  • SupportNeed help? Start here and learn how to get answers and support.

Productivity pack

Productivity pack is a set of premium features for the CKEditor 5 WYSIWYG editor, that make editing faster, easier, and more efficient. These include:

  • Case changeLets you quickly change the letter case of selected content.
  • Document outlineLists the sections (headings) of the document next to the editor.
  • Format painterLets you copy text formatting and apply it in a different place in the edited document.
  • Paste from Office EnhancedLets you paste content from Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and preserve its original structure and formatting.
  • Slash commandsLets you execute a command or any custom action by writing its name or alias directly in the editor.
  • Table of contentsInserts a widget with a list of headings that reflects the structure of the document.
  • TemplatesLet you insert predefined content structures into the document.

CKEditor Cloud Services

Cloud platform with editing features and real-time collaboration services.

  • Getting startedAn overview and details covering all aspects of CKEditor Cloud Services.
  • Developer resourcesLearn how to integrate your application with the CKEditor Cloud Services.
  • CKEditor Cloud Services On-PremisesThe On-Premises version is an application that can be installed and run on your in-house servers and computing infrastructure, including a private cloud.
  • Export to PDFA service that allows you to generate a PDF file directly from CKEditor 5 or 4.
  • Export to WordA service that allows you to generate an editable .docx file directly from CKEditor 5.
  • Import from WordA service that allows you to convert Word .docx files to HTML content and import into CKEditor 5.
  • ExamplesLearn how to implement the cloud services and their features on working examples.


A file manager with image conversion capabilities.

  • Getting startedInstall and configure CKBox in your application.
  • File managmentManage all your digital assets in one place.
  • ImagesOptimize your images for use in responsive web applications.
  • ExamplesCheck code examples for various configurations.
  • APIUpload and manage your assets using the REST API.

Premium features

Dedicated premium features for special tasks that expand the functionality offered by CKEditor 5.

  • AI AssistantProvides a way to boost your editing efficiency and creativity through the use of AI.
  • CommentsCollaborate with peers by commenting any part of the rich text content.
  • Track changesSuggest changes to the content and easily accept or decline the introduced suggestions.
  • Real-time collaborationCollaboratively edit, comment and suggest changes to your content in real-time.
  • Revision historyCreate and view a chronological revision history of your content using document versioning.
  • Export to PDFGenerate a PDF file directly from the CKEditor 5 WYSIWYG editor content.
  • Export to WordGenerate an editable .docx file directly from the CKEditor 5 WYSIWYG editor content.
  • Import from WordA service that allows you to convert Word .docx files to HTML content and import into CKEditor 5.
  • PaginationSee where page breaks would be after the document is exported to PDF or to Word.
  • Multi-level listsMulti-level lists with the legal style numbering feature allows for easy creation and modification of numbered lists with counters.
  • Spell and grammar checkA multi-language proofreading tool that offers spelling, grammar, and punctuation suggestions on the go.
  • Math equations and chemical formulasA popular mathematical and science formula editor with classical and handwriting input modes.

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CKEditor 4

Our battle-tested WYSIWYG editor reached its End of Life (EOL) in June 2023. Take a look at the Migration to CKEditor 5 guide.

  • Developer's guideLearn how to install, integrate, configure and develop for CKEditor 4.
  • FeaturesGet to know the various features provided by CKEditor 4.
  • ExamplesSee the CKEditor 4 implementations in action.
  • API referenceRead the detailed developer API documentation.
  • Accessibility CheckerTry our dedicated content accessibility checking tool.


Enrich CKEditor with image uploads.