Tag Archives: Visual Editor

Create texts together: about MediaWiki VisualEditor and simultaneous editing

With BlueSpice 3, we replace the previous VisualEditor with the MediaWiki VisualEditor, which some people will already know from Wikipedia. This leads to questions, for example: Why are we changing now? What potential does the editor have? And what is the situation with real-time editing?

Advent calendar 7: Activate the WYSIWYG as default

Did you know that in the user settings every user is able to activate the visual editor by default? So if you are a „WYSIWYG-worker“ you should enable the setting „visual editor“ in your user preferences in the BlueSpice tab. Everytime you enter the edit mode of an article, the visual editor will show up first. […]

MediaWiki – Software moving towards the future (Part 2 of 3): Visual Editor and simultaneous editing of texts

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Visual Editor – Wikicode is supplanted Anyone who has written or improved Wikipedia articles in the last few years, already knows about the Visual Editor, which has now reached a certain maturity. (See the post by Nathalie Köpff on this subject). Creating such an editor is a big project. Unlike other web applications, an editor […]

MediaWiki WYSIWYG Editor – a close look on visual editors

Inserting tables in BlueSpice

WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get): The visual editor enables writing and formatting in your wiki without the use of wiki mark-up characters. You can often see the phrase “write just like in Word” in marketing texts even though, to be honest, this often gives the user false expectations. One should always keep […]