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Most of my buttons don't work, like bold, italics, etc. . . . The same reactions goes for the list options as well. . . . Here's the solution. You know that little WPG2 plugin? Well, it adds a little something to the mix: that helpful button in the editor. Remove that button and all my troubles went away.
Predictable integrity of the website software components is best ensured by an all-in-one package rather than extending with third-party plugins.
Meanwhile, . . . a WYSIWYG editor is quite limiting. Once the basic formatting options are exhausted, the user quickly resort to direct HTML editing, which defeats the premise of a WYSIWYG editor and potentially affects the integrity of the site.
Allow HTML syntax in limited ways via Tiki-style wiki plugins.
Be careful when using generic WYSIWYG HTML editors. Instead create content editors for specific information within the structured context as it will maintain integrity of the visual designs and functionality.
Configurable edit-screen toolbars, fine-grained user permissions and other means can be used to tune the editing process to suit the site and its content and users.
ContentEditable is the native widget for editing rich text in a web browser. It is . . . sad.
Providing multiple editing approaches may help ease the sadness.
Since Joomla version 3.3.3 the standard editor TinyMCE decides to delete all <span> and </span> tags.
The likelihood of such a problem is greatly reduced when both the WYSIWYG and standard editor are integrated into the core code of the CMS/wiki software.
- https://workaround.org/why-is-markdown-so-popular (Why Is Markdown so Popular?)
- http://www.wilfred.me.uk/blog/2012/07/30/why-markdown-is-not-my-favourite-language (Why Markdown Is Not my Favourite Language)
- https://asciidoctor.org/docs/what-is-asciidoc/ "If you paste text, it likely gets added to the document with a different font family, size and even color. Undo. Undo. Undo!"