Learning Launch: CKEditor with Drupal

Drupal CKEditor

One thing that many people notice when they use Drupal for the first time is that there’s no WYSIWYG editor.

Our new video class is going to introduce you to CKEditor, which is the best WYSIWYG add-on for both Drupal 7. CKEditor will also become part of the Drupal 8 core.

CKEditor is a powerful editing tool that makes content creation in Drupal far more flexible and enjoyable.

CKEditor also integrates with modules to improve Drupal’s image, file and link handling.

Click here to see the CKEditor video class.

CKEditor Introduction

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CKEditor Class Overview


  • Intro to CKEditor
  • Installation and Permissions
  • Global Settings
  • Configuring Profiles


  • Installing the HTML Purifier Module
  • Editor Appearance
  • Configuring Buttons
  • Toolbar and Language Settings
  • Cleanup and Output
  • CSS and Predefined Styles
  • CKEditor Quiz


  • Installing IMCE for File Browsing
  • Configuring the User-1 IMCE Profile
  • Configuring the Sample IMCE Profile
  • File Browser Settings
  • Inserting Images and Files
  • Advanced Options


  • Using Linkit for Linking
  • Configuring Linkit
  • Adding Links
  • CKEditor Advanced Quiz


  • Rod Martin

    Rod holds two masters degrees and has been training people how to do "things" for over 25 years. Originally from Australia, he grew up in Canada and now resides just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worked in both the non-profit and for-profit worlds, in small companies and large corporations. His extensive open source experience includes WordPress, Joomla and Drupal and he really knows how to help you get the most out of the system you chose. Rod plays ice hockey a couple of times a week and rides his Goldwing motorcycle pretty much everywhere he can.

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