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Is an acronym for "What You See Is What You Get" and generally refers to Text Editors providing Rich Text capabilities.

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How to insert captions with images in a WYSIWYG editor

Has anyone figured out a good way to insert captions alongside images in a client-friendly way? This is one thing WordPress makes very easy but EE doesn't seem to have an answer for. I'm currently ...
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Category WYSIWYG

I`m currently working with categories in ExpressionEngine and facing the problem that i missing some kind of WYSIWYG editor. An search on Devot:ee gives me no result. Is there an solution or an ...
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using Stash to replace Matrix image slugs

Like most people, I was using NSM Transplant in tandem with Matrix to have {image_1} etc within a WYSIWYG field like so http://vimeo.com/18661374 I've managed to achieve the same thing using a ...
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Expression Engine Rich Text Editor Tools

I'm trying to follow along with the rich text editor documentation in expression engine, but it's a little unclear to me: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/development/rte_tools.html I ...
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Removing unwanted newline characters in Wygwam

Wygwam automatically adds some extra space in <p> tags by default. Is there any way to remove them without editing the source in Wygwam? I'm using Wygwam 2.6.3. What is intended <p>This ...
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Mystery {filedir_N} appearing in closing HTML tags

I have been tasked with upgrading EE for a new client. Upon viewing the content directly in the database - I am seeing, within each closing html tag {filedir_15}. For example: <h3>This is some ...
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Is there a free tool for the Rich Text Editor to embed youtube videos?

I'd like to be able to allow clients to use the Rich Text Editor to paste the embed code from youtube or vimeo. Instructing them to use "View Code" then paste is going to be difficult! Is this ...
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Update User-Added Resources to SSL-Friendly URLs?

I have a field in my publish form where users can add embed code for a video, and they can also embed videos using Wygwam. The entire site has SSL enabled, but the video embed codes use the insecure "...
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Unformatted Textarea with Very Basic Text Styling

What's the best way to have an unformatted textarea field (meaning no <p> or <br> tags), but still allow the client to make text bold, italic, or add a link? I often have to put content ...
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WYGWAM/CKEditor Skin

I’ve got something here that is absolutely not critical, but it's bugging me and I’ve been encouraged to post it here to see if anyone can help out. I am trying to change the skin of WYGWAM to one I ...
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HTML/JS stripped from templates

I'm trying to update template code on a EE site I inherited and whenever I save the template, after making my changes, the HTML formatting gets all screwed up and the JS is completely stripped out. ...
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Where Can I Adjust CSS for this Menu Option?

I'm using Expresso by Put Your Lights On. The issue we are having is demonstrated in the image below. When a pop-up window is generated to add links, images, etc. The entered text is partially cut off,...
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Is there a downside of using WYGWAM over Rich Text formatting buttons

I've always tried to avoid using WYSIWYG except for the main body field, thinking that it was better to try and keep as much as possible as plain text in the database. But the conflicting methods/...
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strange parse order issue

I'm working on an old EE1 site at the moment. It's multi-lingual using this approach from Carl http://cwcrawley.co.uk/2010/01/multi-lingual-websites-in-expressionengine/ with English, Chinese, ...
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Wygwam 'site page' link type not parsing when used within Low Variables variable

I am using: EE 2.7.2, Low Variables 2.4.0, WYGWAM 3.2.2 I have a WYGWAM field as a Low Variable, and within it, I am setting up some page links. When I create a link, under "Link Type" I chose "Site ...
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Internal Linking within EE Controlpanel

Is it possible to somehow set internal links in the rich text editor (Or any other wysiwyg field). Instead of copying the links from the adressbar? Maybe with a dropdown? Thanks?
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Obtain first paragraph of channel entry text field

Is there an easy way to get the first paragraph of a wysiwyg. In this instance I want to add it without the enclosing <p> tags into a Facebook og:description tag.
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Can't get Wyvern to show YouTube button

I want to add the YouTube button to Wyvern fields. I enabled it in Wyvern's config.php: 'Styles' => 'no', 'Syntaxhighlight' => 'no', 'YouTube' => 'yes', etc... placed the ...
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Wygwam/CKEditor stripping out empty <i> tags (Font Awesome)

There was an earlier post related to this, but its solution was outdated. So I'm creating a new one. I am using ExpressionEngine 2.9.2 with Wygwam 3.3.2. Our site incorporates icons using FontAwesome ...
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CKEditor Integration

i was searching for a while, but my Google-fu probably isn't strong enough to find out, how to create a CKEditor Fieldtype, or find any plugin, that will do that for me. So what am i asking for? Does ...
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WYSIWYG editor/upload functionality strange behaviour (after changing host)

I am running EE 2.1.4 and I needed to make a copy of the website on a new domain (my localhost) for some development. A strange thing happens with the wyvern editor. If I leave (from general ...
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Wygwam for EE v2.5.2

I have tried to install the Wygwam 2.7.1 add-on module to my existing EE. When I go to edit or publish content through a channel that hasthe Wygwam as a field... it just looks like a regular textbox ...
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How do I add custom styles to Wygwam using a hook?

I want to add an extension to wygwam that allows me to add my own customized dropdown to the toolbar with different css styles. No idea where to start. I want simple styles for pull-quotes and lists. ...
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Images in Assets with .JPG (in capital letters) file extension don't appear in editor

I had a client run into trouble uploading an image in Assets and then trying to drop it in to the WYSIWYG editor. If the file had a .JPG extension — in capital letters — the image would only appear as ...
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Wyvern and CKEditor - tags within custom styles not working

I've got a Wyvern field using Typekit, custom CSS and JS. I have a style called 'callout-right' that is applied to divs. It looks like this: The problem: when I try to change text within the styled ...
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WYSIWYG-editor removes template partials/template variables

I am using Wygwam as WYSIWYG-editor. Now when I add a template variable or template partial inside an html-tag in a field which uses Wygwam it will be removed when switching from source to visual. ...
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Embedding snippets or templates from wysiwyg?

I have a snippet (can be template if necessary) which contains a diagram as code. Is there anyway to make this selectable from the edit entry screen, and preferably associated with a wysiwyg (Expresso)...
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upgraded WYGWAM 3.3.3 - config icons not right

When I go into the toolbar config this icon http://d.pr/i/3UIj is used for inserting an image. No console errors. When I look at the actual publish page, everything is as expected. Tried clearing ...
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How to keep paragraphs intact and not converted to line breaks when text pasting from Word in Wygwam

How can I keep paragraphs intact and not converted to line breaks when text pasted from Word in Wygwam? I am copying and pasting from Word in Wygwam. The text in Word has paragraphs but when pasted ...
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Anyone know a WYSIWYG editor with Hex color picker

I am looking for a WYSIWYG editor for EE2 that allows you to drop in a hex color. Any got any ideas? I looked at Wygwam, Editor and Expresso but none of them seem to have any color control. Any ...
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WYGWAM. window size click with no scroll

I am using WYGWAM 3.3.3 and EE 2.9.3 I have my WYGWAM set to 400pixels resizable. When I have a long entry when the edit page loads there is a scroll bar in the WYGWAM editor, but as soon as I click ...
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Publisher phrases in html

Is there a way to enable a wysiwyg editor for editing phrases in Publisher? I am aware that you could actually add html tags into phrases. But it would be a great addition, if there was an add-on ...
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Why are Wygwam and Editor inline styles corrupting on save

I'm using both the Wygwam and Editor plugins however on saving an entry any inline styles (such as image width and height) appear as Does anyone have any ideas?
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Does Wygwam 3.0.2 strip out JavaScript in Source mode?

I have a client who uses a lot of embedded Wufoo forms in EE entries. Previously, this was no problem in Wygwam--just switch to Source mode and paste in the JavaScript from Wufoo!--but since upgrading ...
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Wygwam: Can I create custom link_type with editable URL?

I'm trying to create a custom link type in Wygwam (using the wygwam_config extension hook): I want the user to be able to specify a URL (like the normal URL link type), but I want to specify a CSS ...
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