guideTrack changes and comments - quick start

This article aims to get you up and running with the track changes and comments plugins 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 for 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 management console for track changes, comments, revision history, and pagination, you have access to the license key needed to run these features. Note that the same license key will be valid for all three features.

Track changes and comments license key in the management console.

# Authenticate the Track changes and Comments plugins

To set up the feature, you need to enable the plugins and add the license key in your CKEditor 5 configuration:

ClassicEditor.create( document.querySelector( '#editor' ), {
        licenseKey: 'RzoxChjGKrKMmQfKhGTZHp/UkOnFqpPEl9RmlF7CJqxS5NhO62Shzjuo=',
        sidebar: {
            container: document.querySelector( '#sidebar' )
        toolbar: {
            items: [ 'bold', 'italic', '|', 'trackChanges' ]
    } )

# Set up the editor

Please refer to the Track changes integration or the Comments integration documentation for details on the further configuration of your build.