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WYSIWYG and the Media Browser Plugin

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    [WYSIWYG and the Media Browser Plugin] [with Addison Berry]
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    Insert module is a nice, simple way
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    for us to insert our in-line images on our site.
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    But we are missing one of the big advantages we wanted,
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    which was using media browser
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    so we have this unified experience.
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    And it also would be kind of nice to give people some additional tools
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    to manipulate the text in that body area.
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    Things like being able to bold or do italics
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    without needing to know HTML tags.

WYSIWYG and the Media Browser Plugin

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Insert module provides a simple, clean way to get out images in-line, but we are not taking advantage of the fact that we have the Media browser for a unified experience. In order to get the Media browser in the picture for in-line images, and provide a really cohesive editing experience, we're going to give our users a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) toolbar, and add our browser to that toolbar. We'll be using the WYSIWYG module, along with the external CKeditor library.

Note: This series is covering Media Module version 1.x. To learn about Media Module 2.x, check out our Using Drupal Chapter 4: Media Management series.

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