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The CKEditor security system protects you from executing malicious code that is already in your database. In plain textareas database content is harmless because it is not executed, but a WYSIWYG editor interprets HTML like a Web browser and thus the content needs to be filtered before it is loaded.
=== Drupal 7 ===
In order to configure the security filters, go to the '''Administration panel''' > '''Configuration''' > '''Content Authoring''' > '''CKEditor''' section. Enter the profile configuration and go to the '''Security''' section.
The '''Security''' section lists all the security filters that are currently supported by the CKEditor for Drupal module along with their status for each text format.
The CKEditor for Drupal module has built-in support for some popular security filter modules which you will need to download and install by yourself first. Visit the official websites for each module in order to get the files and find installation and configuration instructions.
When a filter module is installed, you will be able to configure its security filters and enable for a given text format. The list of active text formats is displayed in the '''Security''' section along with the links that will take you to the '''Administration panel''' > '''Configuration''' > '''Content authoring''' > '''Text formats''' section where you will be able to configure the filters for each of the text formats. The filters will then be run on the content during the filtering process.
The '''Security Settings''' option in the '''Security''' section lets you choose whether to always run the security filters on CKEditor content (recommended and default option) or run them only when CKEditor is set to start automatically. If you change this setting to only run the filters when CKEditor starts automatically, you will not be protected when toggling manually between a plain textarea and the WYSIWYG editor.
The following security filter modules are currently supported:
* HTML Purifier –
* htmLawed –
* Htmltidy –
* WYSIWYG Filter –

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