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HTML Editor Syntax Highlighter

Add syntax highlighting to the HTML editor.

41 reviews
Average Rating
4.5 out of 5 stars
Works great -- didn't know I needed it!
By , for WP 4.1.1

Really -- Have been using crayon for years but didn't realize there was an editor with markup... Love the fullscreen mode!

Works great!
By , for WP 4.1.1

It's a great plugin that helps a lot to modify the content of pages and posts.
Thank you!

Useful, but broken for 4.1.1
By , for WP 4.1.1

After switching HTML -> Visual -> HTML - editor not appears.

Loved plugin - BUT...
By , for WP 4.1.1

This plugin was awesome... But it is not compatible with the latest version of WP and causes problems in WooCommerce. Hopefully an update will come out soon. Until they have had to deactivate this plugin.

Breaks WP 4.1.1
By ,

Not compatible with other plugins and totally breaks the latest version of WordPress. Who the heck doesn't run the latest version of WP!

Very good!
By , for WP 4.1.1

Very good!

Good but needs to allow spell checking
By , for WP 4.1

Block highlighting. This helps me instantly identify all bodies of content.

Font-size. Finally an editor that allows me to increase font size. Higher resolution monitors make everything tiny and I'm tired of using the browser magnification, which resizes everything.

The "fullscreen" button is overlaid with a 'full-screen' icon. Looks odd but should be a quick fix by the author.

No tag highlighting. Would be nice but not absolutely necessary.

My biggest gripe, with almost all of these type of plug-ins, is they don't allow the native browser spell-checking. I can't understand how the default WP Text editor allows this but you guys can't figure out how to leave this much needed feature active.

4 stars, a good plugin, but as I mentioned no spell check keeps me wanting something more refined.

Good Plugin, with one quibble
By ,

Good Plugin. Does what I need. One problem in the new version. First lines of HTML are obscured in narrower browser widths.

Not perfect, but worth installing
By , for WP 4.1

There are few things that don't work quite right (overlap of DFW button, for example) in WP 4.1, but the main functionality of displaying the html in a way that is easy to work with is intact.

Thanks!

Well done!
By , for WP 4.1

I only hope more options are included as suggested in another post.
Thanks!

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