FCKEditor

Tips, tricks and howtos for the FCKEditor WYSIWYG Editor

FCKEditor is an in-browser Javascript WYSIWYG editor and supports a varity of server-side backends with PHP as the default. This section contains articles and blog posts about how to do stuff with FCKEditor.

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Write content into a dynamic Javascript popup from FCKEditor

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In response to a question asked on my "Count the words in an FCKeditor instance with Javascript" post about how to get the content from an FCKEditor instance and load it into a popup window, I posted "Write content into a dynamic Javascript popup" to show how to do this for any content. In this post I now show how to do this specifically for an FCKEditor instance.

Enable the file manager connector with FCKEditor and PHP

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By default the file manager is disabled in the FCKEditor in-browser WYSIWYG HTML editor for security reasons, so people can't browse files on your server. This post looks at how to enable the connector with PHP so you can browse files on your server.

Count the words in an FCKeditor instance with Javascript

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A couple of days ago I looked at how to count the words in a textarea or input with jQuery and in this post look at how to do the same but for an FCKeditor instance. FCKeditor is an in-browser HTML editor. The code for counting the words uses regular Javascript and does not require jQuery.

Specify custom styles with FCKeditor

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FCKeditor has a style drop down box which can be used to apply styles to a block of text. The styles in the drop down box can be customised by specifying a custom fckstyles.xml file.

Language selection with FCKEditor

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The FCKEditor in browser WYSIWYG HTML editor by default automatically detects the language it should use from the browser itself and falls back to a default setting. This post looks at how to change the default language and how to override the settings to it always uses a selected language.

Insert HTML into FCKEditor

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FCKEditor is an in-browser WYSIWYG HTML editor and I post howtos etc for FCKEditor on this blog roughly every 10 days in the Javascript category. This post looks at how to insert HTML into an FCKEditor editing area which you might need to do from your own custom dialog window.

Remove "Browse" button and "Upload" tab in FCKEditor Link dialog

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FCKEditor is an in browser Javascript based WYSIWYG HTML editor. It has a large number of configuration options to control various aspects of the interface. The link dialog box by default has a button to browse the server for a URL to link to and also allows image uploads when creating the link. This post looks at how to disable both of these options so they don't appear in the interface.

Using the FCKEditor HTML Editor with PHP

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FCKeditor is an in-browser WYSIWYG HTML editor and I use it on a number of websites including in the blog admin for this website. This post looks at how to put FCKeditor into a web page using PHP. In future posts I will look at some of the other functions and features of FCKeditor.

FCKEditor: Using a custom configuration file

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A little while back I posted about how I upgrade FCKEditor when a new release comes out, and how I need to merge changes from my old fckconfig.js to the new one for the new release. I have since learned how to use a custom configuration file with FCKEditor which means no longer needing to merge changes into the new version of the file.