Web-based HTML Editor, WYSIWYG editor, or rich text editor, is a web component that let users enter rich text input within the browser. Most of the time, these html editors are used within content management systems where administrators or authors can easily create posts and contents from the backend system.
Without talking much, let’s see these powerful Web-based HTML Editors.
FCKeditor is one of the most famous online HTML editor. It brings the power and features of desktop editors to the web. It offers a complete integration pack for ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Java, Perl, Phyton and etc. It supports skins, spell checker, lightweight, fast and has a lot of cool features.
TinyMCE is an online wysiwyg html editor released under LGPL license. Like other wysiwyg html editors, it is able to convert textarea or other html elements to editor instances.
jwysiwyg is a jQuery WYSIWYG plugin with a tiny size (7kb packed). It is very simple and without much features.
5. Yahoo! UI Library: Rich Text Editor
The Rich Text Editor is part of the Yahoo YUI library and users can easily extend the features via creating plugin for it. It is very suitable for those who already familiar with other controls from YUI library.
Xinha is a powerful WYSIWYG HTML editor component that works in all current browsers. It is built by the open source community, and everyone are welcome to contribute to the project.
Openwysiwyg is yet another powerful open source cross browser WYSIWYG editor that contains a lot of features. It enhances table creation and you can easily create tables and customize them with built-in properties.
8. Free Rich Text Editor
9. WMD: The Wysiwym Markdown Editor
WMD is a simple and lightweight HTML editor which can be used in blog comment section or forum posts.
10. TTW HTML Editor
11. Free Text Box
FreeTextBox is the most-used HTML editor for ASP.NET. It is compatible with IE on the PC, and Mozilla and Firefox on all platforms.
WYMeditor is a web based XHTML editor. WYMeditor has been created to generate perfectly structured XHTML strict code, to conform to the W3C XHTML specifications and to facilitate further processing by modern applications.
13. BlueShoes Wysiwyg Editor
15. SPAW Editor
It is a web based WYSIWYG editor which had tabbed multi-document interface, floating/shared toolbars and a very cool interface. It is available in PHP and .NET versions.