This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

TinyMCE Spellcheck


TinyMCE Spellcheck adds the spellcheck button back to the editor in WordPress 3.6 and up. This is a fork of the After the Deadline plugin which is now a part of Jetpack.


  • TinyMCE Spellcheck in the Visual editor
  • Example of TinyMCE Spellcheck behavior
  • TinyMCE Spellcheck profile options


  1. Go to Plugins > Add New
  2. Click the Upload link
  3. Click Browse and locate the file
  4. Click Install Now
  5. After WordPress installs, click on the Activate Plugin link


There’s a bug. How do I contribute?

Please use [the Github repo( to contribute bug fixes.

Where do I go for support?

This plugin is unsupported. If there’s a bug, please use the Github repo.

Contributors & Developers

“TinyMCE Spellcheck” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

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Version 1.3 – Aug 01, 2014

  • Update security of some AJAX calls to check for nonce and referer
  • Fix bug to remove <span>s from highlighted words

Version 1.2 – Apr 18, 2014

  • Update plugin for compatibility with WordPress 3.9

Version 1.1 – Jan 28, 2014

  • Fix bug where a JS file was not loading properly

Version 1.0 – Aug 08, 2013

  • Plugin launch