Zedity: The Best Way To Create Your Posts & Pages

Description

Create your posts and pages very easily and quickly, with unprecedented design possibilities, 100% visually. No coding skills required.

  • Very Easy for Everyone: 100% visual content creation becomes a reality with Zedity. Finally, no more need to get your hands into HTML5, CSS or Javascipt codes: Zedity generates that for you, so you can focus on what matters to you.

  • Unprecedented Design Freedom: Zedity gives you unprecedented flexibility and possibilities not available in the WordPress visual editor. A simple example? How would you place some text on top of an image? Either you get yourself into coding or you use Zedity. With Zedity you can do all kinds of things you want to.

  • Great Time Saver: what would usually take you hours, will take you only minutes with Zedity. Furthermore, since you can do it by yourself, you may also save money!

  • Dedicated Assistance: we love what we do and we will be helping you directly. Whether you need help, you think you have found a bug, or you have a feature request, please contact us. If you are using the plugin already and would like to rate it, you’re welcome. Here is a post you may want to read before rating: https://zedity.com/blog/plugin-ratings-on-wordpress-org/

Zedity is already available in many languages:
Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.
Isn’t your language available yet? Be the first to translate Zedity into your native language and you’ll enter the hall of fame and get rewarded!
In addition, you can also take part to the WordPress translation program.

We recommend all users to update to the latest series 7 version, which comes with a brand new user interface, support for touch-screen devices, interactive tutorials and other new features. Enjoy Zedity!

Discover more about Zedity:

  • Zedity.com: Zedity is currently available in two versions for WordPress: Free and Premium. Not using WordPress? Zedity is also available as a standalone HTML5 online editor. Check out the Official site to find more information.

  • Blog: FAQ’s, tips, examples, video tutorials, etc.

  • Facebook and Twitter: stay in touch with us to get the latest from your Zedity plugin!

  • Support: you can contact us through our helpdesk directly from your free Zedity account!

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Version requirements
Zedity works with any version of WordPress 3.5+. To take advantage of the latest features, we recommend to install the latest version of both WordPress and Zedity.

Do you need to use other WordPress/Zedity versions? Here are the compatibility requirements:

  • WordPress 4.1+ with at least Zedity 4.9.1+ (best with Zedity 7+)

  • WordPress 4.0+ with at least Zedity 4.2.1+ (best with Zedity 7+)

  • WordPress 3.9+ with at least Zedity 3.1.2+ (best with Zedity 7+)

Do you like Zedity? You can support it with a little donation. Thank you and keep on enjoying Zedity!

For those curious about the first milestone, here is a video of Zedity 1.0:

Tutorials

Tutorials, tips and tricks are available on the Zedity blog.

Here are just a few of them to help you get started:

From A to… Zedity! This tutorial shows you how to get started with Zedity:

A short tutorial on how to update your Zedity content:

Please notice that some of the features are available in Zedity Premium
If you upgrade to the Premium version, you can keep the Free version installed. However, only one of the two can be active at the same time. So, before activating one, please make sure to deactivate the other.

Screenshots

  • By clicking on the Z icon, which appears among the other icons of the standard Visual WordPress Editor, the Zedity editor opens up.
  • To get started, click on the "Add box" menu and then, for example, click on "Image" to add an image, on "Text" to add text, etc.
  • Add other boxes, drag them around to create the desired design and, eventually, click on the Save button to save your content.
  • From the WordPress dashboard, you can control settings for the default content size of your new contents, the web fonts you intend to use, the default content responsiveness (Premium feature), and many others to customize Zedity the way you want.

Installation

From your WordPress dashboard:

  1. Click on “Plugins” -> “Add new”;

  2. Type Zedity in the search bar;

  3. Click on “Install now”;

  4. Click on “Activate Plugin”.

You can also find step by step instructions in this installation tutorial

TIP: after downloading the plugin, can’t you find the .zip file? That may happen if your browser is set to unzip it automatically (Safari usually does that). In that case, you can right click on the unzipped folder and compress it: the .zip file is ready to be installed.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

From your WordPress dashboard:

  1. Click on “Plugins” -> “Add new”;

  2. Type Zedity in the search bar;

  3. Click on “Install now”;

  4. Click on “Activate Plugin”.

You can also find step by step instructions in this installation tutorial

TIP: after downloading the plugin, can’t you find the .zip file? That may happen if your browser is set to unzip it automatically (Safari usually does that). In that case, you can right click on the unzipped folder and compress it: the .zip file is ready to be installed.

Q: Why should I use Zedity?

A: Zedity enables you to do things that cannot be done with the WordPress visual editor, creating your posts and pages, very easily, quickly. For example, you position any box (videos, images, text, audio, etc.) where you want, add effects and many more things without having to write a single line of HTML, Javascript or CSS code!

Q: How can I start creating content with Zedity?

A: After installing and activating the plugin, the “Z” icon (button) appears among the others icons in the WordPress visual editor section. Just click on the “Z” button to open Zedity, and you can start adding your content right away. Once you’re done, save your content (“Content” -> “Save”) to exit the Zedity Editor: your content is now ready to be either previewed or published. You can add Zedity content anywhere in your pages or posts, as many times as you want.

Q: How come audio and video boxes are not playing after I exit the Zedity Editor?

A: No worries, that is the normal behavior in WordPress: they can be played back when you either preview or publish your content.

Q: How can I update the Zedity content after saving it?

A: From the standard WordPress Visual editor: 1) click on the Zedity content that you want to update; 2) click on the Zedity icon that appears on top of the content.

Q: What video services are supported?

A: YouTube and Vimeo available for both Free and Premium version, which supports 20+ audio and video services

Q: Do you have tutorials?

A: Yes, here you can find useful information, video and tutorials Zedity Blog

For any other question, please feel free to contact us.

Reviews

Great Plugin and Fantastic Support

I’ve been using Zedity since late 2015 and it’s helped me create wonderful effects for [link removed] The Zedity team is constantly looking for ways to enhance Zedity and make it easier for everyone to use. Their support is wonderful! They are responsive and incredibly helpful. I’ve never been disappointed and highly recommend them!

Beyond great support

After having a number of difficulties caused by the way my site was develoepd, tech support at Zedity did everything, and then some, to help me get things fixed. I’m not only delighted to be up and running (finally) – I’m also happy that these people put up with me for as long as the did. This truly is beyond great service!

Zedity is so awesome and unique!

I’ve been using Zedity for a few months now and honestly don’t know how I lived without it before purchasing it. I’m thrilled with the ease of use and all the cool new functions I have to make my WordPress site look like no other! Thanks Zedity!

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Contributors & Developers

“Zedity: The Best Way To Create Your Posts & Pages” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Zedity: The Best Way To Create Your Posts & Pages” has been translated into these 3 locales: Bulgarian, Italian, Greek. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “Zedity: The Best Way To Create Your Posts & Pages” into your language.

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Changelog

7.2.2

  • Fixed link target in Image box.
  • Theme isolation improvements for Text box.

7.2.1

  • Minor CSS improvements.

7.2.0

  • Added undo/redo functions in Text box.

7.1.5

  • Minor optimizations.
  • Custom web fonts handling improvements (only Premium).

7.1.3

  • Various optimizations in editor main menu.
  • Color selection adjustments for transparency.
  • Plugin activation improvement.

7.1.2

  • Style tweaks.
  • Updated Facebook video embed (only Premium).
  • Improved integration with lightbox plugins (only Premium).

7.1.1

  • Improved compatibility with WP 4.5+.
  • Improved integration with TinyMCE.

7.1.0

  • Various optimizations.
  • Multiple Layout Responsive Design (MLRD) improvements (only Premium):
    • Function to clear a layout.
    • Label in “Content” tab with current layout indication.
    • Label on boxes to show the owner layout.
    • Option to hide the icons for hidden boxes.

7.0.1

  • Optimized script loading.
  • Multiple Layout Responsive Design (MLRD) improvements (only Premium):
    • Now can add custom layouts after defining any of the basic layouts.
    • Keep custom layout width when adding next custom layout.
    • Fixed ability to change image in Image box for different layouts.

7.0.0

  • New Draw box (only Premium).
  • Touch screen usability improvements.
  • Improved themes compatibility.

6.4.0

  • Added Hungarian and Vietnamese languages.

6.3.1

  • Improved themes compatibility.

6.3.0

  • Various Video Box optimizations.
  • Added support for Autoplay option in YouTube and Vimeo videos (Premium only).

6.2.8

  • Many touch screen usability improvements.
  • Various other optimizations.

6.2.7

  • Text box optimizations.
  • Multiple Layout Responsive Design (MLRD) optimizations (Premium only).
  • Updated facebook video embed (Premium only).

6.2.6

  • Minor optimizations.

6.2.5

  • Minor fixes.

6.2.4

  • Some translation updates for inclusion in WP translation system.
  • Minor fixes.

6.2.3

  • Editor loading improvements and loading indication.
  • Improved compatibility with other plugins.

6.2.2

  • Tutorials usability improvements.
  • Various style adjustments.

6.2.1

  • Various optimizations: faster loading, less memory usage, smaller file size.
  • Theme isolation improvements.

6.2.0

  • Interactive step-by-step tutorials.
  • Text box optimizations.
  • Theme isolation improvements.

6.1.5

  • Improved compatibility with some non-standard server configurations.
  • Various optimizations.

6.1.4

  • Setting to enable/disable adding empty lines above/below Zedity content on save.
  • Improved compatibility with third-party plugins.
  • Various API and style improvements.

6.1.3

  • Box drag & drop optimizations.
  • Improved compatibility with WP >4.2.
  • Interface adjustments.
  • Box size feature with “Keep aspect ratio” lock (only Premium).
  • Responsive hide/show box fix (only Premium).

6.1.2

  • WP compatibility improvements (various adjustments for WP versions >4.2 and <4.1).
  • Grid performance improvements and size lock (only Premium).

6.1.1

  • Shortcut to edit boxes with double-click.
  • Minor improvements.

6.1.0

  • Added Box opacity feature.
  • Added help tips to Content Duplicate feature.
  • Minor adjustments.
  • Added support for Google Drive documents in Document Box (only Premium).

6.0.0

  • Completely redesigned interface.
  • Support for touch screen devices.
  • Easier box one-click selection and drag.
  • Many minor improvements and optimizations.
  • Ability to specify text alignment for single paragraphs or for the whole Text box (only Premium).
  • Paragraph spacing in Text box (only Premium).
  • New option for the links: open in same frame (only Premium).

5.0.4

  • Added Chinese translation.
  • Color picker and misc optimizations.

5.0.3

  • Fixed a security issue.

5.0.2

  • Optimizations in Box positioning.
  • Various minor optimizations and improvements.

5.0.1

  • Fixes for minor bugs affecting text boxes (text selection with keyboard, link styling).
  • Minor optimizations.

5.0.0

  • Dialogs interface major restyling and functionality improvements.
  • Improved compatibility with other plugins.
  • Various optimizations.

4.14.0

  • Added Dutch translation.

4.13.1

  • Content save optimizations.
  • Minor styling adjustments.

4.13.0

  • Improved box handles interface.
  • Improved compatibility with older versions of WP.

4.12.0

  • New interface (drag handle) to rotate boxes.
  • Improved compatibility with older versions of WP.

4.11.0

  • Now can resize rotated boxes.
  • Various rotation improvements.

4.10.2

  • Improved interface in Text box font/size selection.
  • Improved compatibility with WP 4.1.
  • Optimized use of custom colors in Text box links (only Premium).

4.10.1

  • Optimized text selection in Text box.
  • Various UI tweaks.
  • Optimized link on Image box (only Premium).

4.10.0

  • Increased content maximum height.
  • Added support for YouTube playlists (only Premium).
  • Enhanced themes compatibilities.

4.9.1

  • Compatibility adjustments for upcoming WP 4.1.

4.9.0

  • Promo notification messages are now dismissable.

4.8.2

  • Optimized text shadow handling.

4.8.1

  • Added “Rate Zedity” link in Plugins page.
  • Fixed a problem in Audio boxes when using HTML5 audio in a responsive design (only Premium).

4.8.0

  • Rewritten integration with TinyMCE. Increased stability and compatibility with other plugins, including the Fullscreen feature of WP.

4.7.1

  • Fixed edit existing contents in Internet Explorer.

4.7.0

  • New feature to paste into the Text box as either plain text or formatted text.

4.6.0

  • Added line spacing feature in Text box Paragraph settings (only Premium).
  • Added subscript and superscript features in Text box Font settings (only Premium).
  • Added Indonesian translation.

4.5.2

  • Zedity core enhancements.

4.5.1

  • Addded a workaround to cope with a bug in Chrome causing problems with the text selection.
  • Improved grid when there is a background box.
  • Enhanced Dialogs, Image box and translations.
  • Updated YouTube video API.

4.5.0

  • Added content templating system (only Premium).
  • Added box shadow function (only Premium).
  • Fixed an Audio box browser compatibility when using a responsive design.

4.4.1

  • Promo notifications.
  • Various improvements including cache optimizations.

4.4.0

  • New feature to copy a Zedity content into another post or page. It can also be used to create templates.

4.3.0

  • Added Polish translation.
  • Minor optimizations.

4.2.1

  • Adjustments for upcoming WP4.
  • Minor improvements.

4.2.0

  • Added Grid and Snap to grid functions (only Premium).
  • Various optimizations.

4.1.0

  • Added Czech translation.
  • Enhanced compatibility with WP network installations.

4.0.0

  • Improved MLRD (Multiple Layout Responsive Design) (only Premium):
    • Start design from any layout.
    • Add boxes in any layout.
    • Hide boxes added in other layouts.

3.6.1

  • Updated Russian and Ukrainian translations.

3.6.0

  • Added Ukrainian translation.
  • Some fixes and optimizations.

3.5.0

  • Added Russian translation.
  • Enabled Video box to support Instagram videos (only Premium).

3.4.0

  • Content width and height can also be resized easily with a drag handle (only Premium).
  • Snap to page/box now available also for box resizing (only Premium).
  • Enabled Video box to support Facebook videos (only Premium).

3.3.0

  • Don’t show the Z icon for user roles who don’t have enough permissions.
  • Various optimizations.
  • Improved HTML box for social sharing scripts (only Premium).

3.2.0

  • Optimizations for WordPress 3.9.
  • Custom layouts in “Multiple Layout Responsive Design” (MLRD) (only Premium).
  • New fit to page width/height functions (only Premium).
  • MLRD improvements: auto-fit big boxes and abort MLRD (only Premium).

3.1.2

  • Adjustments to improve compatibility with new TinyMCE included in WordPress 3.9.

3.1.1

  • Fixed compatibility issue with WordPress 3.9.

3.1.0

  • Added Spanish translation.
  • Extended box size panel with x/y box position fields to specify exact box position (only Premium).
  • New “Multiple Layout Responsive Design” (MLRD) feature (only Premium).

2.5.4

  • Improved compatibility with other plugins.

2.5.3

  • Added help in menu with link to Zedity tutorials.
  • Various enhancements.

2.5.2

  • Minor optimizations and fixes.

2.5.1

  • Fixed an XSS issue and improved overall security.
  • Improved text and link styles in Text box.
  • Various optimizations and fixes.

2.5.0

  • Improved Text box styles to avoid external influences, e.g. WordPress removing empty paragraphs.
  • Added German and Greek translation.

2.4.0

  • Image box: new features to set the box size to real image size and to have visual feedback (box border color) when the box size is different than the original image size.
  • Multi-language: added support for French.
  • Various fixes and optimizations.

2.3.0

  • Multilanguage enabled. Now available in Italian.
  • Various optimizations.

2.2.1

  • Minor fix for a PHP warning.

2.2.0

  • Now Zedity can be used also by Authors and Editors, not only Administrators.
  • Various optimizations and fixes.

2.1.4

  • Removed dependency from jQueryUI default css.

2.1.3

  • Optimizations in TinyMCE content selection.
  • Enhanced compatibility with other plugins and with WP edit image.
  • Some UI optimizations.

2.1.2

  • Enhanced compatibility with other plugins and themes.
  • Minor optimizations.

2.1.1

  • Improved compatibility with secondary TinyMCE editors provided by other plugins.
  • Various optimizations in Image box image layout.

2.1.0

  • New content save method. Choose between isolated mode or standard mode.
  • Integration of Image box with WP Media Library: insert images directly from your library.
  • Optimized Image box for SEO and social sharing.
  • Added status bar.

2.0.4

  • Fixed minor issue occurring in some cases when selecting text to create a link.
  • Enhanced content saving handling (addressing cases of ajax post returning 302).

2.0.3

  • Added setting to enable/disable the Zedity content preview in the WP editor.

2.0.2

  • Better management of webfonts.
  • Enhanced compatibility with other plugins using their own media plugin.

2.0.1

  • Manage content loading when the Media Library, or users, generate urls with different domain from the admin area.

2.0.0

  • Now Zedity contents are saved into the WordPress Media Library.
    That comes with a better content management, safer content uploading and no more undesired modifications from other plugins/themes.
  • New custom icon set specifically designed for Zedity.
  • Enhanced compatibility with plugins that change the standard WordPress editor.

1.4.6

  • Enhanced compatibility with plugins that change the standard WordPress editor.

1.4.5

  • Added support to address a bug in Chrome 31 with TinyMCE selection.

1.4.4

  • Added support to show premium features.
  • Minor enhancements, including styled dialogs for page dimensions, etc.

1.4.3

  • Fixed a text styling issue in some browsers.

1.4.2

  • Various optimizations and improvements.

1.4.1

  • New feature to enable/disable the WP Theme style for the published Zedity content.
  • Added support for WP multi-site network installation and activation.
  • Text box: improved text shadow and text height.

1.4.0

  • Added indication of media services who don’t support preview.
  • Now border opacity slider applies opacity during slide.
  • Workaround for a WordPress bug where ThickBox breaks sites with RTL languages.
  • Various optimizations.

1.3.4

  • Fixed an issue with TinyMCE css handling that affected images.

1.3.3

  • Optimized visual/text switch mode.

1.3.2

  • Added support to install Zedity Premium.
  • Optimizations and minor bug fixes.

1.3.1

  • Minor optimizations and bug fix for IE10.

1.3.0

  • Added “Content Alignment” feature to (left or right) align the Zedity content, letting the WordPress text wrap around it, just like if it’s an image.
  • Changed minimum content size to 50×20 pixels.
  • Various optimizations and minor bug fixes.

1.2.1

  • Fixed a bug in Zedity occurring with recent versions of Firefox (e.g. 23.0.1).

1.2.0

  • Added automatic selection of Zedity content in WordPress editor, with buttons to edit or delete the content.
  • Various optimizations and minor bug fixes.

1.1.0

  • Fixed an installation error occurring on some PHP platforms (Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM).
  • New menu toolbar quick access functions.
  • Increased maximum allowed image file size to 10MB.
  • Added watermark setting.
  • Added image files support for browsers without HTML5 file reader (Internet Explorer 9, Safari 5.1).
  • Minor bug fixes.

1.0.1

  • Center editor on screen.
  • Minor bug fixes.

1.0.0

  • Initial version.