CLEditor is an open source jQuery plug-in which provides a lightweight, full featured, cross browser, extensible, WYSIWYG HTML editor that can be easily added into any web site.

Live Demo

The following demos are a great source for code samples and examples of how to use plug-ins.
Simple Demo Multiple Editor Demo Table Plug-in Demo Icon Plug-in Demo XHTML Plug-in Demo BBCode Plug-in Demo


CLEditor consumes just over 9K of total bandwidth and consists of the following files:

File Description Size GZipped
jquery.cleditor.min.js CLEditor jQuery Plug-in (minified) 12,828B 5,738B
jquery.cleditor.css CLEditor Style Sheet 1,475B 563B
buttons.gif CLEditor Toolbar Button Strip 3,064B 3,064B
toolbar.gif CLEditor Toolbar Background 68B 68B
Total 17.02KB 9.21KB

Full Featured

CLEditor contains rich drop downs for font name, size, style, text color and highlight color. CLEditor allows you to insert images, hyperlinks and horizontal rules.

Cross Browser

CLEditor supports the following browsers on both the mac and pc: IE 6.0+, FF 1.5+, Safari 4+, Chrome 5+ and Opera 10+. All testing is done using jQuery 1.4.2.


CLEditor provides a rich plug-in development environment, allowing you to customize its user interface and functionality to fit your needs.

Heads Up Although this site does not support Internet Explorer 6 or 7, CLEditor does.

More Info

To learn more about CLEditor, please visit the Getting Started page for code samples and complete documentation. For more information on CLEditor's rich plug-in development environment, please visit the Plug-in Authoring page.


You may use CLEditor under the terms of either the MIT License or the GNU General Public License (GPL) Version 2.


Help support CLEditor with your PayPal donation:


To request new features or just get some help with CLEditor, please visit our discussion group.

You can also visit our open source project hosted on Google Code to report bugs.