jQuery Inplace WYSIWYG Rich Text Editor - notebook

jQuery Inplace WYSIWYG Rich Text Editor - notebook
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Notebook is a jQuery plugin for creating a floating toolbar containing an multi-line or inline WYSIWYG rich text editor that allows you to in-place edit the selected text/block of the page. The plugin currently works in modern browsers which support CSS3 transform property. Inspired by medium.com.

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How to use it:

1. Include the required CSS files in the head section of your page.

<link href="http://netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.0.3/css/font-awesome.css" rel="stylesheet">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="src/js/jquery.notebook.css">

2. Wrap the editable text in a container with an unique ID.

<div class="editor">
Your content goes here

3. Include the latest jQuery library and jQuery notebook plugin's javascript at the bottom of the page.

<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function() {

4. Initialize the plugin by calling the function like this:

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="src/js/jquery.notebook.js"></script> 

5. Default options.

<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function() {
autoFocus: false,
placeholder: 'Your text here...',
mode: 'multiline', // // multiline or inline
modifiers: ['bold', 'italic', 'underline', 'h1', 'h2', 'ol', 'ul', 'anchor']});

Change log:


  • Fixed a bug with bootstrap grid system


  • Bugs fixed.


  • fixed a bug


  • resolve conflicts


  • Fixed: <p>'s are gone after erasing all content

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by raphaelcruzeiro. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.