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tail.writer is described as 'A tidy, powerful and extendable Markup ([GitHub Flavored] Markdown, BBCode, Textile) Editor, written in Vanilla JavaScript. It uses just the existing <textarea> HTML field and extends them with many functions and a useable environment' and is an website in the development category. There are seven alternatives to tail.writer, not only websites but also apps for Self-Hosted solutions and Wordpress. The best alternative is TinyMCE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to tail.writer are CKEditor, CrossBrowdy, Editor.js and Aloha Editor.

tail.writer alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Game Development Tools or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of tail.writer.
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A tidy, powerful and extendable Markup ([GitHub Flavored] Markdown, BBCode, Textile) Editor, written in Vanilla JavaScript....

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  1. TinyMCE icon

    TinyMCE

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    TinyMCE is a platform independent web based Javascript HTML WYSIWYG editor control released as Open Source under LGPL by Moxiecode Systems AB. It has the ability to convert HTML TEXTAREA fields or other HTML elements to editor instances.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTinyMCE can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    CKEditor

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    CKEditor 4 and CKEditor 5 are easy-to-implement open source JavaScript WYSIWYG rich text editors for any web browser. CKEditor Ecosystem has 2 very distinct rich text editors as well as image upload and collaboration solutions.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in CKEditor simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableCKEditor is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCKEditor can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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    Editor.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Editor.js is a block-styled editor for rich media stories. It outputs clean data in JSON instead of heavy HTML-markup. And more important thing is that Editor.js is designed to be API extendable and pluggable.

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    Aloha Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Aloha Editor is an HTML5 WYSIWYG Editor that gives you a total new experience when editing. It's faster than existing WYSIWYG technologies and offers unprecedented WYSIWYG functionalities.

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    pell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    The simplest and smallest (~1kB) WYSIWYG text editor for web, with no dependencies 

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    SCEditor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    A lightweight WYSIWYG BBCode & HTML editor.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSCEditor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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