WYSIWYG: Do What You See Is Really What You Get
WordPress comes with a built-in editor that looks like any other word processor. Usually you can just key-in your text into and with the little buttons you can make the text BOLD, italics or even change the color of the text.
Easier text input
It seemed that it’s putting in extra blank paragraphs.
Like that. When I deleted the blank paragraphs it goes back doing it. Was there a malicious code somewhere that’s designed to give such vexing problem?
I switched over to HTML mode and saw the culprit:
A code:was automatically inserted.
Reviewing lines of Code
The problem was there for a couple of weeks. I tolerated it until today and decided to do something about it.
As a tech person, I combed through all the lines of code in the php files. No juice. I could have missed something.
In desperation (after minutes of scanning php files and weeks of manually deleting the codes) I search on Google for the answer.
Was the solution complex? Difficult? Need to re-install WordPress or the theme? No, it was just as simple as un-ticking a check box.
I use a plugin for the Editor. It’s called TinyMCE Advanced. After looking through the forums, I found the solution.
Just un-tick the check box :
That’s all. And to think I lost sleep and spend countless hours re-editing the post. Isn’t it a wonder that people gets frustrated with IT stuff.
So many options buried everywhere and you’re not even aware if it was supposed to work that way or not.
- 10 Easy To Use Free Online WYSIWYG Editors | CreativeFan (creativefan.com)