search cancel – Light Weight WYSIWYG Online Editor

NicEdit.comNicEdit is an Ajax based WYSIWYG online editor that makes it easy to edit websites in no time. It was designed as an alternative to popular editors with more weighty download sizes (+200mb).


NicEdit features standard rich text features and instances can be expanded to fit content added. Multiple divs or converted text areas on a page can be edited transparently, while preserving the look and feel of the page and saving content via Ajax. Additionally, with NicEdit multiple editors can opt to use single controls. Users can choose from different fonts, colors and sizes from drop down menus, add images and hyperlinks and create bulleted lists. The download is light, weighing in at 35kb tota or 10 kb compressed. Only two files are required for its operation and it can be used across browsers. In Their Own Words

“NicEdit is a Javascript/AJAX inline content editor to allow easy editing of web site content on the fly in the browser. It integrates into any site in seconds to make any element/div editable or convert standard textareas to rich text editing. You can try it right now by clicking on and editing this text using the controls at the top of the page!”

Why It Might Be A Killer

NicEdit is extremely small and light weight, yet it contains all the features of other inline WYSIWYG editors. It’s easier to use than it’s heavier competitiors, e.g. FckEditor making it ideal for smaller forms. Great for a light, unbloated editor.

Some Questions About

How does this perform in action? Does it have the necessary features to satisfy most users? How simple is it to implement?

Author : Siri Marshall

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