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I wish the richtext editor in Wiki/Forums/Blog was more extensible for...

I wish the richtext editor in Wiki/Forums/Blog was more extensible for... 

  • Register application vendor plugins to be loaded in the CKEditor context:

    • New buttons
    • New functionalities
  • Register additional macros under the macros menu of the editor (this is currently wiki focused)
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  • Aug 6 2018
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  • Guest commented
    8 Aug, 2018 08:28pm

    Good to see this -
    Adding Textbox.io IMO should be your #1 strategic effort - it is the biggest wart on the product (without it) as Wiki is so critical to the platform - and the current editor is not competitive. Ephox is great too. 

    At a separate level, given that the extensibility points were synchronized in Green and Blue (CNX Cloud and on-premise, respectively), it does not make sense to have extensions for on-premise only - but not cloud. It's not efficient, and the risk is pushed downstream to the on-prem customer if they want to "move to cloud" later. Cloud becomes a "downgrade" on the wiki without this fix- so again, why so important also. 

    AppFusions has experience with embedding the ephox editor - if you would like assistance to get this to market sooner, we welcome the discussion and so many customers would welcome the fix! 

  • Guest commented
    8 Aug, 2018 08:13pm

    This is available in the version of Textbox.io now available for Connections On Premises users, and we are looking to add Textbox.io to the roadmap for Connections Cloud users.