About Free Rich Text Editor

New Editor Released

Hello everyone!

Although there has been a lack of updates recently, a lot of stuff has been happening. The main one of which I am talking about is the release of a new commercial WYSIWYG rich text editor called rtePad which I know would interest a lot of people that visit this site. I won’t ramble on and on about it, but if you want to check it out you can do so by clicking the image below, it is very competitive with all of the other commercial-grade editors out there and is by far leaps and bounds ahead of freeRTE in every way, it will also soon support multiple instances of an editor on the one page, which from the emails I have received seems to be a common point of interest for web developers looking to use WYSIWYG editors in their applications.

As far as updates to freeRTE is concerned, I may be releasing an update or two in the future to fix the bugs that people have located, but apart from that, i will be focusing my efforts on rtePad from now on however this site will remain active for many years to come.

Happy New Year

Hello, first I would like to say a happy new year to all and a Merry Christmas (even though its a little late). Firstly onto the lack of forums on this site:

I have been forced to remove the forums from my site as I was getting excessive spamming and hack attacks, and it just wasn’t worth my time to purge the board of all these spam attacks and fix the forums up every time they have been hacked or messed up and I guess I can say, I’m sick of dealing with it and will not do so anymore. You can still reach me by email for any questions you may have about FreeAJAX or FreeRTE.

On to a better subject. I am working on a new project which requires something similar to freeRTE to be developed, so I have taken to the liberty of rewriting FreeRTE completely from scratch, no ETA on this as of yet, but sometime this year I would imagine. The main differences will be faster, smaller, and re-designed to look like the new versions of Microsoft Office soon to be released if not already.

That is all for now, thanks for reading.

What is Free Rich Text Editor?

Free Rich Text Editor is extremely easy to use FREE javascript based HTML WYSIWYG editor for your website, it can easily be implemented into any existing content management system or other web application with no knowledge required in programming or javascript. Only 3 lines of code required to set up the editor. It also now outputs as XHTML compliant code!

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What Is The License/Terms of Use?

  • You are free to use this editor as you wish as long as all copyright notices remain intact.
  • You are free to redistribute this zip file as you wish as long as the contents remain unmodified.
  • Please refer to http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/ for other license conditions.
  • If you wish to remove the copyrights from FreeRTE please refer to this page.

Where Can I Get Free Rich Text Editor?

  • Click here to download from this site (Version 1.00).
  • Click here to download from Planet Source Code

What Can Free Rich Text Editor Do?

Text Formatting
  • Paragraphs, Header 1, Header 2, etc etc).
  • Select the font face and font size and font color for the selected text.
  • Standard formatting (Bold, Italic, Underline, Strikethrough, Subscript, Superscript).
  • Left, Center, Right and Full Alignment of selected text.
  • Remove formatting from selected text.
  • Indent and outdent selected text.
Table Formatting
  • Insert tables.
  • Insert table row before current row.
  • Insert table row after current row.
  • Insert table column before current column.
  • Insert table column after current column.
  • Delete current column.
  • Delete current row.
  • Edit table properties.
  • Create hyperlinks.
  • Choose where you want the link to open (same window, blank window, etc, etc)
  • Remove hyperlinks.
  • Edit Hyperlinks.
  • Insert images.
  • Change properties such as border, alt, hspace, vspace etc etc.
  • Insert ordered lists.
  • Insert unordered lists.
  • Insert forms.
  • Insert checkboxs.
  • Insert radio buttons.
  • Insert select menus.
  • Insert text areas.
  • Insert submit buttons.
  • Insert image submit buttons.
  • Insert reset buttons.
  • Insert hidden fields.
  • Insert password fields.
  • Insert text fields.
Other Functionality
  • Insert horizontal rules.
  • Undo/Redo.
  • Cut, copy and paste (IE Only).
  • Select all.
  • Print.
  • Preview.
  • Code Editor.
  • XHTML compliant output.
Supported Browsers (Confirmed)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows)
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5+ (Microsoft Windows)
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5+ (Apple Macintosh)
  • Opera 9+ (Microsoft Windows)
  • Safari 1.3+ (Apple Macintosh)
  • Send me an email with any other browsers Free Rich Text editor works on

FreeAJAX – Version 1.00 Released

Introducing the Easiest and the most simple way to use ajax in your web applications.

By including the javascript file, you are now able to use ajax in a single line of code.

  • Internet Explorer
    • Internet Explorer 6 (Microsoft Windows)
    • Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows)
  • Mozilla Firefox
    • Mozilla Firefox 1.5+ (Microsoft Windows)
  • Opera
    • Opera 9 (Microsoft Windows)

These browsers are confirmed and tested to work correctly, but i am sure there are many other supported browsers also.

FreeRTE – Version 1.00 Released

Browser Support

  • Internet Explorer
    • Internet Explorer 6 (Microsoft Windows)
    • Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows)
  • Mozilla Firefox
    • Mozilla Firefox 1.5+ (Microsoft Windows)
    • Mozilla Firefox 1.5+ (Apple Macintosh)
  • Opera
    • Opera 9 (Microsoft Windows)
  • *NEW* Safari
    • Safari 1.3+ (Apple Macintosh)

These browsers are confirmed and tested to work correctly, but i am sure there are many other supported browsers also.

What has changed since 0.9.5 Public Beta?

  1. #New Feature 1: XHTML compliant output.
  2. #New Feature 2: PHP sample page.
  3. #New Feature 3: ASP sample page.
  4. #Bugfix 1: A Bug fix relating to content not saving.

Features to come.

  1. Inserting flash files.

Notes on Safari Compatibility.

Support for safari is limited due to the fact that Safari has extremely limited support for the contentEditable mode, which makes me wonder why they bothered implementing it at all.

I have rectified the major lag issues and selection issues in the editor so that it works with Safari, and what features Safari does support, do work in the editor, and as time goes by and Apple gets their act together then my guess is that the editor will start to do more and more until Apple catches up with all the other major web browsers and their support for contentEditable.