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Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Kurt Madel

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Introduction to the WYSIWYG module

Now that authenticated users can easily add the recipe content to our d7dev site, we will turn our attention to the Create Recipe form itself. What if a content author wants to add some basic formatting, such as bold or italics? A typical content author may not be expected to write the actual HTML markup for their content.

A common component of most-managed web content solutions, such as Drupal, is a WYSIWYG type interface for text area input fields. Drupal does not provide such a capability as part of core, but the excellent contrib Wysiwyg module (http://drupal.org/project/wysiwyg) fills this need quite nicely.

The Wysiwyg module is actually a WYSIWYG framework that allows you to easily plug in any of the numerous ...

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