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Two different WYSIWYG Editors... which would I be getting? (Demo Request)

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Maximillion, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. Maximillion

    Maximillion New Member

    Hey there,

    There are two version of your WYSIWYG Editor features I'm familiar with. One is the one this board uses, the other is MUCH more decked out, stylized, and has a ton of dropdown features.

    Could you please familiarize me with the two? I would greatly appreciate it.

  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There is only one editor, the one you see here on xenforo.com.
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  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    You will receive the editor as it is on this site, if you are testing the official redactor site, that is a radical change and upgrade from our current one.
  4. Maximillion

    Maximillion New Member

    [​IMG] This is what the other looks more like.

    [​IMG] This is what the current one looks like.
  5. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Those are two separate editors, the first looks to be TinyMCE. You'll receive the one you see here.
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The first one is from 1.1, the second is from 1.2, the current release.
  7. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    The first editor is the old original 1.1.x editor. It was large in file size, not mobile friendly, or easy to support a responsive design.

    The current editor (in XenForo 1.2.x) supports a responsive design, is small in file size, and is mobile web friendly. But you can of course change the button colours and icons if you're just going for the look.
  8. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It's also worth noting that the functionality between the two is the same so the comment: "the other is MUCH more decked out" is not strictly true.
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  9. Maximillion

    Maximillion New Member

    So you're saying, in essence, they have the same features, but a different interface?
  10. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    Generally, speaking, yes. The new editor is more mobile friendly and also loads quick becuses it's smaller in file size (as well as the code is better optimized)

    www.sociallyuncensored.eu 2013-10-18 16 35 33.png

    Attached is how I've changed my icons. There are a few free resources here on XenForo.com that easily show you how to do it, if colour is important to you (even a newbie can do it)
  11. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    The switch in editors fixed several bugs from the 1.1 branch, but yes, fundamentally the feature set is the same.
  12. cclaerhout

    cclaerhout Well-Known Member

    No, they don't have exactly the same features.

    There are 4 editors compatible with XenForo:
    1. The default one (a rewriting of Redactor done by XenForo developers that works better than the original)
    2. TinyMCE 4
    3. MarkItUp Integrator - 2013 (BbCodes editor)
    4. Minorin (BbCodes editor - don't know if it's working with XenForo 1.2)
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