guideSpreadsheets - quick start

The aim of this article is to get you up and running with the Spreadsheets plugin in your CKEditor Premium Features free trial.

Follow the steps below:

# Subscribe to the CKEditor Premium Features free trial

Create an account by signing up to CKEditor Premium Features free trial. After signing up, you will receive access to the customer dashboard (CKEditor Ecosystem dashboard).

CKEditor Premium Features free trial sign up view.

You will be asked to check the features you are most interested in.

Checking these features does not affect the trial bundle contents — all the features will be available regardless of the choice. We just want to know your needs better.

# Log in to the CKEditor Ecosystem dashboard

Log in to the CKEditor Ecosystem dashboard. You will receive a confirmation email and will be asked to create a password for your account. Keep it safe.

# Account dashboard

After logging in, click “CKEditor” under the “Your products” header on the left. You will see the subscription parameters overview together with the management area below.

Your CKEditor trials view in the customer dashboard.

# Generate the license key

Once you enter the Spreadsheets management console, you have access to the license key needed to run the feature.

Spreadsheets license key in the management console.

# Enable the Spreadsheets plugin

The setup is straightforward — you just need to enable the plugin and add the license key in your CKEditor 4 configuration:

CKEDITOR.replace( 'editor', {
    extraPlugins: 'spreadsheet',
    spreadsheet_licenseKey: 'Sxb4r0wz0LW4jI39CQm+jTfYWAeCYF8bw4PuOE06dKnAGgFDW6e9mOhejpyW5vGhN5N113Hca0pBsL28YuPFzwJ3q6uxvCgiRm1G7mJaOhv5PPXElNNL2l0BN8uh8yy60Hs229PcUtKdezhxr9BnaWQ1Tyg=='
} );

This is all. If you are having trouble with setting up the Spreadsheets plugin for CKEditor 4, please refer to the Spreadsheets integration documentation for a more in-depth breakdown of the integration process.