JavaScript Rich Text Editor

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Rich Text Editor

Top 23 JavaScript Rich Text Editor Projects

  • trix

    A rich text editor for everyday writing

    Project mention: How to use Cloudflare R2 with Ruby on Rails Active Storage | | 2023-06-26

    In some case, you may need to allow the user to upload the file in the text editor like Trix editor. However, you current configuration not allowed it, you need to configure the CORS. Here the configuration

  • medium-editor WYSIWYG editor clone. Uses contenteditable API to implement a rich text solution.

    Project mention: Good Markdown Editor for SvelteKit? | /r/sveltejs | 2023-04-03


  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. The open-source backend cloud platform for developing Web, Mobile, and Flutter applications. You can set up your backend faster with real-time APIs for authentication, databases, file storage, cloud functions, and much more!

  • lexical

    Lexical is an extensible text editor framework that provides excellent reliability, accessibility and performance.

    Project mention: MDX Editor - a Rich Text Markdown Editor React Component | /r/reactjs | 2023-07-05

    Yes, it uses the Lexical framework internally, so markdown gets converted to an AST, then the AST gets serialized back.

  • Etherpad

    Etherpad: A modern really-real-time collaborative document editor.

    Project mention: What Tool Do You Use For Collaborating On Tasks? | /r/PrivacyGuides | 2023-03-26

    Did you try ?

  • pell

    📝 the simplest and smallest WYSIWYG text editor for web, with no dependencies

    Project mention: Free, simple inline WYSIWYG editor? Bold, italic, underline, link, that's it. Pictured is Redactor, not free) | /r/webdev | 2022-11-22

    inline looks nice but has a bug where the output content doesn't update correctly. I ended up with: Works great but I will go back to inline if the dev responds about fixing the bug

  • react-draft-wysiwyg

    A Wysiwyg editor build on top of ReactJS and DraftJS.

    Project mention: Best way to create a modal with a rich text editor inside it? | /r/reactjs | 2023-07-02

    Tailwind already has modal example so I assume you are looking for rich text editor. Now library to use depends what your use case for editor is. If it is for editing code or json then @monaco-editor/react fits the bill very nicely. For more general content you can use react-draft-wysiwyg . I can provide more options if you specify what the editor will be used for.

  • react-quill

    A Quill component for React.

    Project mention: React Js Developers ⭐ Create a Email Editor with React-Quill | | 2023-09-17

    The email template settings page should provide a user interface where users can see and edit the email template. The react-quill ( component will be used as the editor for the email template message.

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  • Trumbowyg

    A lightweight and amazing WYSIWYG JavaScript editor under 10kB

    Project mention: Best HTML WYSIWYG text editor for existing HTML | /r/react | 2023-07-06
  • react-ace

    React Ace Component

    Project mention: Dynamic emails with handlebars and nodemailer | | 2023-02-10

    React Ace Editor

  • dante

    Just another Medium wysiwyg editor clone

  • medium-draft

    📝 A medium like Rich Text Editor built on draft-js with a focus on keyboard shortcuts.

  • react-codemirror

    Codemirror Component for React.js

  • alloyeditor

    WYSIWYG editor based on CKEditor with completely rewritten UI

  • suneditor

    Pure javascript based WYSIWYG html editor, with no dependencies.

    Project mention: SunEditor – Pure javscript based WYSIWYG web editor, with no dependencies | | 2023-01-26
  • megadraft

    Megadraft is a Rich Text editor built on top of Facebook's Draft.JS featuring a nice default base of components and extensibility

  • ritzy

    Collaborative web-based rich text editor

  • django-markdown-editor

    Awesome Django Markdown Editor, supported for Bootstrap & Semantic-UI

  • vue-froala-wysiwyg

    Vue component for Froala WYSIWYG HTML Rich Text Editor.

  • react-medium-editor

    React wrapper for medium-editor

  • text

    📑 Collaborative document editing using Markdown (by nextcloud)

    Project mention: Improve markdown preview | /r/FileRun | 2022-12-10

    As for the editor, I hope it will not reformat the text, see the Nextcloud debacle:

  • ckeditor5-react

    Official CKEditor 5 React component.

    Project mention: How to save source editor in django-ckeditor5? | /r/django | 2022-12-20

    ckeditor v4 had allowedContent and extraAllowedContent configurations to allow classes on elements. Searching for "ckeditor 5 allowedContent" led me to which seems to indicate to me that they've gone a whole different route for configuration and I'll leave it to you to deep dive into that.

  • czi-prosemirror

    Rich Text Editor built with React and ProseMirror

  • angular-froala

    Angular.js bindings for Froala WYSIWYG HTML Rich Text Editor.

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-09-17.

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Project Stars
1 trix 17,889
2 medium-editor 15,895
3 lexical 15,591
4 Etherpad 14,806
5 pell 11,844
6 react-draft-wysiwyg 6,175
7 react-quill 6,140
8 Trumbowyg 3,873
9 react-ace 3,857
10 dante 1,914
11 medium-draft 1,728
12 react-codemirror 1,540
13 alloyeditor 1,349
14 suneditor 1,239
15 megadraft 1,195
16 ritzy 897
17 django-markdown-editor 727
18 vue-froala-wysiwyg 615
19 react-medium-editor 500
20 text 454
21 ckeditor5-react 391
22 czi-prosemirror 334
23 angular-froala 308
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