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logo Artof Editor is a plugin extension for Joomla that provides support for the WYSIWYG CKEditor in text edit area.

CKEditor is a text editor to be used inside Joomla articles. It's a WYSIWYG editor, which means that the text being edited on it looks as similar as possible to the results users have when publishing it. It brings to the web common editing features found on desktop editing applications like Microsoft Word and OpenOffice.



  • CKEditor 3.6.2

For more information see the end-user features page on the CKEditor site.

In addition, this plugin exhibits the follow features of interest to developers for training purposes:

  • A custom parameter element to support the loading of local language files (see /plugins/editors/ckeditor/elements/dummy.php).
  • A custom parameter element to add help text within the parameters area of the plugin (see/plugins/editors/ckeditor/elements/help.php).


  • Joomla 1.5
  • PHP 5.2+

This extensions requires a low working knowledge of Joomla to configure and use to its maximum potential.  Please familiarise youself with all instructions first.

Packing List

All extensions are automatically installed from the one package.

  • The CKEditor editor plugin with CKEditor 3

License and Support

The CKEditor plugin is free to download (no registration required) and use on any number of Joomla web sites. It is released as Open Source under the GNU General Public License.

The full source code can be found on Github.

No documentation is available.  Please see the site for end-user features and instructions.

No official support is provided.  However, usage difficulties can be reported on the Art of Joomla issue tracker.

Improvement suggestions are welcome. Commissioned feature improvements can be negotiated.

If you find any this extension useful, please consider paying us forward (not paying us back) by supporting one of our nominated charities or World Hope Australia and help fight world poverty! Let us know if you do.