Common questions

How do I change my CKEditor toolbar?

How do I change my CKEditor toolbar?

The simplest way to configure the toolbar is to use the dedicated toolbar configurator that is available in each editor installation package starting from CKEditor 4.5. The editor instance below was configured by using the accessible “toolbar groups” approach, with some unwanted buttons removed by setting the config.

How do I add plugins to CKEditor?

The easiest method is to visit the online builder page and find the plugins that you wish to have in the Available Plugins list on the right.

  1. Drag the plugins that you want to add to the Selected Plugins list on the left.
  2. Through Add-on Repository.

Where is CKEditor config file?

CKEditor 4 comes with a rich set of configuration options that make it possible to customize its appearance, features, and behavior. The main configuration file is named config. js . This file can be found in the root of the CKEditor 4 installation folder.

How do I get rid of Ckeditor?

Yes, the ‘About’ button can be removed from the toolbar. You can either exclude the ‘About’ plugin when creating your custom editor build, or remove it from your toolbar using the removePlugins option.

How do I add plugins to react Ckeditor?


  1. Use the Online Build Tool.
  2. download the zip to your project.
  3. go to the folder in git and npm install.
  4. edit your ckeditor.js to include the config from sample/index.html (I put everything in my Editor.defaultConfig )
  5. in the same folder run npm build.

How do I use Ckeditor video plugin?

HTML5 Video

  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 = ‘video’;
  3. In your toolbar configuration, add a new ‘Video’ item in the place where you want the button to show up.

How do I know what version of Ckeditor I have?

You can go to Ckeditor module in your contrib module list and open the readme. txt file. At the section “Requirement” you can see the compatible version of ckeditor library that you can download.

How do I remove plugins from Ckeditor 4?

Remove plugin!/api/CKEDITOR.config-cfg-removePlugins E.g. CKEDITOR. replace( ‘editor’, { removePlugins: ‘basicstyles,justify’ } ); You need to remember that, removing plugins might break dependancies.

Is Ckeditor paid?

You pay for it and you can distribute your product with the CKEditor closed sourced. Additionally you may do any closed source modifications to CKEditor. TL;DR: if you want to modify and distribute it with a commercial license then you need to pay, otherwise you are free to use to for free!

What is CKEditor 4 toolbar?

CKEditor 4 toolbar is an array of button elements that you can freely add or remove. Since version 4.5 each CKEditor installation package includes a handy tool called Toolbar Configurator that makes toolbar customization a breeze. Please refer to the Toolbar Configuration article for more information on how to use it.

Where is the configurator in CKEditor 4?

The configurator was introduced in CKEditor 4.5 and is available in each official CKEditor 4 installation package. Note: This approach is used in the basic mode of the toolbar configurator, which is the most recommended method to customize the editor toolbar.

Is CKEditor 4 a WYSIWYG editor?

While CKEditor 4 is a full-featured WYSIWYG editor, not all of its options may be needed in all cases. Because of this, toolbar customization is one of the most common requirements.

How to configure the editor toolbar?

The basic toolbar configurator uses the “toolbar groups” approach which is the recommended way to arrange the editor toolbar. You can modify the order of the toolbar groups by clicking the Up and Down arrows and toggle button visibility by selecting and deselecting the checkboxes.