WYSIWYG visual editor not working for WordPress?

I faced this problem on one of my WordPress websites and a simple fix was not so simple, so I completely replaced the WYSIWYG editor that comes as default with the WordPress installation. I looked online and it seemed people were looking for solutions to actually fix the editing part of the script. But why bother?

I completely replaced it with this:

(This completely replaces your old WYSIWYG editor. So if you have any problems with the defualt one, this one is a perfect replacement for it!)

I tried everything to fix the issue I had previous to installing this, but really this WYSIWYG editor is much better than the default editor. Here is a screenshot of it:

editor WYSIWYG visual editor not working for Wordpress?

When I mean I tried everything, I tried everything bar-reinstalling my entire WordPress installation otherwise that would have screwed up the many plugins I have installed and the many graphical and back-end changes I made to the WordPress installation. But as you can see and if you have indeed experienced WordPress you will see instantly that there are more options with this editor while also being more pleasant to look at. 😀 (Win-win!) It totally overwrites your previous WYSIWYG editor which is what makes this “FIX” much better than fixing the default back-end editor.

So this is a perfect solution to fix your problem with your WordPress WYSIWYG editor.

Author: Jonathan Jones

I first first started creating websites back in 2005. This led me to creating a free web hosting business in 2007, which still exists today. I ventured into creating types of websites such as blogs and forums using Wordpress, vBulletin, Invision Power Board, Drupal and Joomla. I've since worked on some of the leading brands in the UK finance sector, in the Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) field, and now work for MoneySuperMarket, the #1 price comparison website in the UK. Social: Google+ and Twitter.

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  1. Thank you so much!

    I was looking for some tutorial, but you were the only one that could really help me.

    Thank you again!

    Ps.: I’m from Brazil. <3

    • Hey Bruno,

      Glad it worked. I remember having this problem and searching for a solution, of which I could not find. Only quick-win solution was to install a different WYSIWYG editor.