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What is WYSIWYG?
WYSIWYG is an abbreviation for What You See Is What You Get. It's used when describing the functionality of an edit box which allows a user to create a page, document, etc.. The functionality of a WYSIWYG editor is to provide immediate visual feedback on the text that the user is working on and providing them the ability to design/create it the same way that an end-user will see the document once it's done being edited.
- Web Shop Manager is currently using the TinyMCE WYSIWYG editor. Our current update of TinyMCE is now using version 4.7.0.
- A new WYSIWYG image uploader is being used to create a more intuitive interface.
- The new version of TinyMCE can be used in all the places the previous version of TinyMCE was supported.
- The new version of TinyMCE is now also supported in the following areas of WSM:
|FAQ Article||X||The WYSIWYG is supported for Answers|
|Photo Gallery : Album||X|
|Photo Gallery : Photo||X|
|Resources : Topic||X||X|
What can be configured?
To control the number of features that are available through your WYSIWYG editor visit, System > Configuration > General tab:
See screenshots below for the different features at each level.
The menu options of Edit, Inset, View, Format, and Table are the same across all the button levels.
- The new image uploader can be very slow to respond to directories that have a lot of images/files in them.
- WSM recommends having no more than 100-300 files in a given folder for acceptable load times.
- The WYSIWYG editor CANNOT be used on any pages that contain smarty code. This is code on your page that is within curly brackets .