This plugin allows to use the XML format for templates used in the old FCKeditor with CKEditor
Further explanations at the post in my blog.
Licensed under the terms of any of the following licenses at your choice: GPL, LGPL and MPL.
XML Templates version 1.0:
1. Extract the contents of the file into the "plugins" folder of CKEditor.
2. In the CKEditor configuration file (config.js) add the following code:
config.extraPlugins = 'xmltemplates';
3. In your config file, add a new entry to specify the location of the XML file with the templates, remember that it must be prefixed by "xml:"
config.templates_files : ['xml:fcktemplates.xml']
All the details and options are explained in the included install doc.