ContentTools VS medium-editor

Compare ContentTools vs medium-editor and see what are their differences.


A JS library for building WYSIWYG editors for HTML content. (by GetmeUK)

medium-editor WYSIWYG editor clone. Uses contenteditable API to implement a rich text solution. (by yabwe)
Our great sponsors
  • InfluxDB - Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.
  • Sonar - Write Clean JavaScript Code. Always.
  • Scout APM - Truly a developer’s best friend
  • Zigi - Delete the most useless function ever: context switching.
ContentTools medium-editor
1 5
3,881 15,660
0.5% 0.0%
4.7 0.0
26 days ago over 1 year ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ContentTools. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-11.


Posts with mentions or reviews of medium-editor. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-20.
  • Creating a Medium-like text highlighter to report typo
    5 projects | | 20 Nov 2022
    medium-editor (a clone of inline editor toolbar): a bit too much as we just want the highlight/select feature
  • 6 steps to create a Chrome Extension using Angular
    2 projects | | 4 Jun 2021
    Here in the above code, we’ve added our editorConfig. They can be modified according to your needs, you can find more options to modify your text editor from here yabwe/medium-editor .
    2 projects | | 4 Jun 2021
    Writing a text editor from scratch is Pain in the A (Please don’t ask what is A 😉). So instead of writing the text editor, I’m using already available ones **Medium-editor**.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ContentTools and medium-editor you can also consider the following projects:

Draft.js - A React framework for building text editors.

quill - Quill is a modern WYSIWYG editor built for compatibility and extensibility.

Editor.js - A block-styled editor with clean JSON output

React PDF viewer - A React component to view a PDF document

Froala Editor - The next generation Javascript WYSIWYG HTML Editor.


slate - A completely customizable framework for building rich text editors. (Currently in beta.)

TinyMCE - The world's #1 JavaScript library for rich text editing. Available for React, Vue and Angular

CodeMirror - In-browser code editor (version 5, legacy)

SimpleMDE - A simple, beautiful, and embeddable JavaScript Markdown editor. Delightful editing for beginners and experts alike. Features built-in autosaving and spell checking.