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FCKeditor is an HTML text editor which brings to the web much of the power of desktop editors like MS Word. It's lightweight and doesn't require any kind of installation on the client computer. The editor can be used in many different ways and it's usage is completely up to the developers will. It can be fully adjusted to the developers needs. There many ways in which the editor can be used. FCKeditor is usually used in:

  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Personal Web Sites
  • Blog Systems
  • Community Sites
  • Forums
  • and much more.

Basically the usage of the editor is only up to developers imagination and it can be placed nearly everywhere.

You should know that FCKeditor comes with several options which you may configure due to your needs starting from basic options like the changing toolbar appearance and ending with more advanced ones like setting up the spell checker. You will find that it is very easy to configure them so you can change the editor behavior in a very simple and fast way. FCKeditor also comes with a Built in File Browser so the server files can be easily accessed by the end user. Of course it can be configured due to the developers needs as well. The editor has an extensive server side integration support so you won't have to worry about applying the editor into your web site. FCKeditor supports:

You should also note that FCKeditor is fully compatible with the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 5.5+
  • Firefox 1.5+
  • Safari 3.0+
  • Opera 9.5+
  • Netscape 7.1+
  • Camino 1.0+

For more information about the compatibility see Compatibility section of the users guide.

This page was last edited on 5 July 2008, at 23:31.