How I would go about adding the jquery spellcheck plugin to WYGWAM?

  • Probably start by following the "Usage" instructions on the page you linked to. What have you tried so far? Jan 15 '13 at 21:04
  • I started following those instructions but got lost on step 4. Don't wanna just hack WYGWAM. I'd rather do it properly (i.e. the way Pixel & Tonic intended, whatever that may be).
    – vibe9
    Jan 15 '13 at 23:57
  • I doubt you will be able to do it without hacking Wygwam, at least to some extent. At the very least you would need to create a new ExpressionEngine add-on and write some code to integrate it with Wygwam. I don't know enough about it to point you in the right direction though, sorry. Jan 16 '13 at 4:10

Here’s an extension that should do the trick for you: Wygwam jQuery Spellchecker


  • Awesome - now I'm stoked. Thanks Brandon! I'll install this hopefully tonight and let you know if I run into anything.
    – vibe9
    Jan 16 '13 at 23:06
  • Nice one Brandon! Jan 17 '13 at 5:20
  • Hey Brandon, so I've installed the extension and have encountered a bit of a snag. In the WYGWAM editor configuration the new spell checker buttons appeared, and I added them to the editors I have setup. However, on the publish/edit page the WYGWAM field now disappears. BTW, I followed all of the steps in the docs and double checked the folder path; I also tried with "defer CKEditor initialization" on and off to no avail.
    – vibe9
    Jan 17 '13 at 18:37
  • Correction - I did not actually see the spell checker icons at all. I mistakenly thought the original spell check icons were the jquery ones. So backup a step - I'm not seeing the icons in the wygwam config editor. Should they appear automatically in the icon bar? (I am running WYGWAM 2.6.3 and EE 2.5.3)
    – vibe9
    Jan 17 '13 at 18:44
  • page not found...
    – P..
    May 18 '14 at 21:38

Check to see if your host has modsecurity enabled. Modsecurity might block the extension from loading giving you that 404.

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