CKEditor with MODX3 support

Creator: Danil Kostin (danya_postfactum)
Updated by: Dima Kasatkin (dimasites)

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About CKEditor

CKEditor is a full-featured HTML editor, that provides quality XHTML output.

CKEditor integration supports drag & drop from your Resources Tree (to create links to Files or Resources), Ctrl+S saving.

See demo: here

This project is hosted on github here

Please feel free to leave comments/suggestions and contribute!


July 8, 2024

Supported Database


Supported Versions
2.2 - <3.0



Install package, make sure system setting `use_editor` is set to `true`, and `wich_editor` is `CKEditor`

See if you want to change toolbar configuration.

New in 1.4.6-pl

Changelog for CKEditor integration into MODx Revolution.

CKEditor 1.4.6 (2024.07.03)
  • Fix small (as expected) editor frame height in some cases via default autogrow plugin settings
  • Removed Flash plugin, because .swf format is outdated
  • Added html5video plugin. Now we can paste .mp4 videos via editor!
CKEditor 1.4.5 (2023.04.22)
  • Added interactive resource selector with search by pagetitle or id in paste link dialog. It paste [[~id]] modx tag as link src
CKEditor 1.4.4 (2023.03.11)
  • Added force browser cache flush of old JS-scripts versions when package updated
CKEditor 1.4.3 (2023.03.02)
  • Fix initialization in non-TV instances like in ClientConfig extra (thanks @dimasites)
  • Fix no autocorrect text when it's pasted from clipboard while autocorrection enabled and activated
CKEditor 1.4.2 (2023.02.24)
  • Fix string param for mediabrowser link (thanks @dimasites)
CKEditor 1.4.1 (2022.04.04)
  • Replaced MODX.action by string (MODX3 support)
CKEditor 1.4.0
  • Fixed Save shortcut command (Patrick Reisert @Boddlnagg)
  • Added Resource Editor Height option
  • Default skin is Moono-Lisa
  • CKEditor core is updated to 4.8.0
CKEditor 1.3.0
  • Add third-party components support (MODx.loadRTE()) (Romain @rtripault)
  • Add improved image plugin
CKEditor 1.2.0
  • Fixed MODx 2.3 compatibility
  • Added new settings (stylesSet, removePlugins, toolbarGroups, formatTags, nativeSpellchecker) (thanks to MokoJumbie and exside [Lukas Zahnd])
  • Addes plugins: SCAYT, QuickTable, AutoGrow (disabled by default)
  • Improved AutoCorrect Plugin (settings dialog, bugfixes, other improvements)
  • Fixed Ctrl+Z in Source mode
  • Simplified toolbar configuration (used less painful "toolbarGroups" option rather then "toolbar")
CKEditor 1.1.1
  • Fixed AjaxManager compatibility (tree drag'drop bug)
  • Added de language (settings localization: miduku)
  • Added plugins: youtube, wordcount, autocorrect
  • Simplified drag'n'drop from tree (remove dnd context menu)
  • IE8 support
CKEditor 1.1.0
  • MODx file browser integration
  • richtext TV support
  • Custom Resource Classes (Articles for ex.) support
  • Improved drag'd'drop from trees (insert images directly from File Tree)
  • Fixed Ctrl+S shorcut
  • Extra plugins setting
  • Editor skin setting
CKEditor 1.0.2
  • Fixed blocking bug occured in Firefox
CKEditor 1.0.1
  • Fixed fatal error
  • Inherit height of textarea
CKEditor 1.0.0
  • Initial commit

Current releases

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July 8, 2024
2.2 - <3.0

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February 28, 2023
2.2 - <3.0