CKEditor widget for Yii2.

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1.0.4 2015-04-30 12:22 UTC


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Renders a CKEditor WYSIWYG text editor plugin widget.


The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.

Either run

composer require 2amigos/yii2-ckeditor-widget:~1.0

or add

"2amigos/yii2-ckeditor-widget" : "~1.0"

to the require section of your application's composer.json file.

Skins & Plugins

This widget works with default's dev-full/stable branch of CKEditor, with a set of plugins and skins. If you wish to configure a different skins or plugins that the one proposed, you will have to download them separately and configure the widget's clientOptions attribute accordingly.


The library comes with two widgets: CKEditor and CKEditorInline. One is for classic edition and the other for inline editing respectively.

Using a model with a basic preset:

use dosamigos\ckeditor\CKEditor;

<?= $form->field($model, 'text')->widget(CKEditor::className(), [
        'options' => ['rows' => 6],
        'preset' => 'basic'
    ]) ?>

Using inline edition with basic preset:

use dosamigos\ckeditor\CKEditorInline;

<?php CKEditorInline::begin(['preset' => 'basic']);?>
    This text can be edited now :)
<?php CKEditorInline::end();?>


To test the extension, is better to clone this repository on your computer. After, go to the extensions folder and do the following (assuming you have composer installed on your computer):

$ composer install --no-interaction --prefer-source --dev

Once all required libraries are installed then do:

$ vendor/bin/phpunit

Further Information

Please, check the CKEditor plugin site documentation for further information about its configuration options.


Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.



The BSD License (BSD). Please see License File for more information.

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