Installing CKEditor for SharePoint 2007

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To install CKEditor for SharePoint, download the latest version from the product site, unpack the archive, and run the Setup.exe file.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 installation package contents

Important note: To install CKEditor for SharePoint, the following prerequisites must be met:

  • You must be the SharePoint Farm Administrator.
  • The following Microsoft Windows services must be running:
    • Windows SharePoint Services Administration service
    • Windows SharePoint Services Timer service

After you run the Setup.exe file, the CKEditor for SharePoint setup wizard will open. It will guide you through the installation process.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard welcome screen

If you are ready to begin the installation, click the Next button. If you want to cancel the installation process at any time, click the Abort button.

Before the package is installed, a system check must be run to confirm that the installation prerequisites are met.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard system check

If all checks succeed, you will be able to proceed to the next installation step.

First, however, the terms of the End User License Agreement (EULA) need to be accepted.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard License Agreement

After you accept the License Agreement, the Next button becomes active and you can proceed to the next step.

The Site Collection Deployment Targets screen lets you select one or more site collections where the solution will be deployed.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard deployment targets

When you select the deployment target(s) and click the Next button, the installation process will begin.

The progress of the installation process will be displayed in the Installation screen.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard installation progress

When the installation process is completed, you can click the Next button in order to view more details.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard installation success

The details screen shows you a summary of all actions performed by the setup wizard.

CKEditor for SharePoint 2007 setup wizard installation details

You can now close the setup wizard by clicking the Close button. Your CKEditor for SharePoint is ready to use.

This page was last edited on 25 November 2010, at 13:22.