Current version: 1.3 (2011-06-24)


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Open source WYSIWYG editor for website

elRTE is an open-source WYSIWYG HTML-editor written in JavaScript using jQuery UI. It features rich text editing, options for changing its appearance, style and many more. You can use it in any commercial or non-commercial projects.

Main goal of the editor - simplify work with text and formating (HTML) on sites, blogs, forums and other online services. elRTE is developed by Studio 42 team for ELDORADO.CMS.


  • Rich text editing, change its appearance and style
  • Insert and manage various HTML elements with formatting (images, tables, lists and etc.)
  • View and edit HTML-code


  • Advanced work with CSS
    • Setting indentation (margins, paddings) for images and table cells (seperate for each direction)
    • Controlling border properties (width, style, color) with convenient dialogs
    • Writing element properties as CSS-style always when possible
  • Lightweight, fast and easy to integrate
  • Interface appearance is configured from one CSS file
  • No templates used
  • i18n. The editor can be easily localized into any language
  • Designed to work with elFinder file manager, but can also be used with any other
  • Flexible for extensions


  • Arabic
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Japanese
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Ukranian


  • Modern browser. elRTE has been tested in Firefox 3.5+, Internet Explorer 7 & 8, Safari 4, Opera 10 and Chrome


elRTE is issued under a 3-clauses BSD license.
elRTE uses and comes with jQuery and jQuery-UI witch are issued under MIT and GPL licenses.


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  • Used with elFinder file manager
  • Table properties
  • Japanese localization

We hope our tools will be helpful for you.