Customize your HTML rich text
editor to suit your app,
project and users
The best dev-first rich text editor. Period.
No matter your project, TinyMCE works best.
How customizable is your
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Hide, unhide. Have it all.
The best WYSIWYG editors let you easily add and remove functionality, as well as tweak the editor controls to your liking.
Do more with less coding
Unique configs. API rich.
Developers easily manage the content creation workflow using tailored UIs, precise outputs, flexible APIs and first-party integrations.
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What does your rich text editor
There are three approaches to WYSIWYG text
Build everything yourself
Limited feature set and plugins +
build the rest
Expansive feature-set + ample
Your editor has to look sharp. It must perform miracles. And create magic for its users.
To do all that, you need full access to the code base and the ability to customize its look and feel, while still controlling the functionality.
Of the 5 most popular alternative rich text editors, TinyMCE:
- Has an expansive feature-set and ample plugins
- Fits all kinds of use cases
A default set of toolbar options is provided to get you started – then configure it (using custom configs, your own code, and APIs) to suit whatever UX demands your users throw at your editor.
Buy built-in customization
vs self-build a rich text editor
Fully customizable solution which, if open source, comes with core features plus advanced features such as tables, full image support, etc.
All come with full UI, some have custom mobile optimization to adjust and fit into any UI environment.
Full access to code base (TinyMCE + CKEditor), APIs and UI customization options. Simplifies and lowers amount (and cost) of custom setup work, use case based specializations, user customizations and ongoing maintenance.
Editor framework plus
Code base access varies, so the level of customization fluctuates across different editors.
Considered limited in their feature-set and have a smaller selection of features that fail to satisfy more complex use cases.
Any attempt to expand or customize the in-built limitations of these editors, requires more custom coded build-out, longer development time and deep domain knowledge to set up and satisfy use case specific requirements.
Provide a foundation devoid of any UI, and usually also any features over and above the simple bold, italic, underline style features.
To configure, build-out, and extend the editor (not to mention build your own customized UI) you have full access to the code base and no need to work around a predetermined user interface.
However, deep domain knowledge of rich text editor complexities and UI expertise is needed, plus ample development time for bug fixes, edge cases.
Rich text editors are high-risk
for both cost and development
COST FOR BASIC RICH TEXT EDITOR
$15M – $28M+115 – 220 person-years to build
COST FOR COPY-PASTE FEATURE
$1,814,399^14 person-years to build
TinyMCE fits into your
reusable tech stack
Buying and assembling
Minimizes custom-builds outside
Maximizes dev talent who focus
on your app’s core competency
Explore how TinyMCE helps
Create editorially rich experiences with zero
platform constraints and complete
Users produce better content and devs aren’t bothered by continual support requests to fix bugs, breakages and simple formatting issues. That saves you time, money and creates better overall workflows for every user.
- Media management
- Editing modes
- + more
User Interface (UI)
Control functionality for both technical and non-technical users to effortlessly create and scale amazing digital content on their terms.
- + more
Deliver novel content creation experiences with direct access to 400+ editor APIs.
- Custom plugins
- App integration
- + more
Looking for projects thatAccess use-case specific starter configs
TinyMCE can be used for?
to kickstart your rich text editing project
"TinyMCE satisfied our needs at a competitive cost, and we were able to integrate it without restructuring our product."
"TinyMCE should be at the top of any list if you’re looking for a visual text editor. It’s flexible, integrates well with different systems and is extremely stable."
"In that move towards web-based editing, one of the most critical components was our editor, but to reinvent the wheel and build one seemed like a waste of resources. We found that the market had quite a few offerings, but TinyMCE was the best in terms of flexibility, integration, and support for the capabilities that we were looking at."
One of the web’s most trusted and downloaded platforms for 20+ years
12+ frameworks and 400+ flexible APIs
Easily integrates into your tech stack and enhances your editing experience. 7 first-party and 5 third-party endorsed integrations that make development easier
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Modify TinyMCE to suit custom use cases
Developers have full source code control for endless customizations
- UI customization
- API customization
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WORLD OF WYSIWYG
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WORLD OF WYSIWYG
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+ Estimate of the cost of building the basic open source components of three leading rich text editors (excluding advanced features and plugins, maintenance and extensibility work)
^ Using a normalized COCOMO Model, the estimated engineering requirements for building a single clean copy-paste advanced feature (excludes maintenance and extensibility work)
A person-month is equivalent to approximately 160 hours of labor, and is the amount of work performed by a single average worker in one month (ie. 12 person-month project will take 4 developers 3 months work to finish). A person-year is the total effort in person-months divided by twelve, to estimate the project length in years.
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All cost estimates quoted are in US$