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


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.


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

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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