[wp-hackers] TinyMCE in the frontend?

Nathan Rice ncrice at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 19:12:21 UTC 2009


Nathan Rice
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On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Matthew Gerring <mgerring at emrl.com> wrote:

> Hello all.
> I'm banging my head against the wall right now trying to get a TinyMCE
> editor to show up on a front-end page.
> I used the_editor(); , which works to an extent, until I actually try to
> use the textarea it creates. Not only do the HTML buttons not do anything,
> but I can't switch into TinyMCE mode. I get an undefined function call.
> I know that in order for TinyMCE to work you have to include a boatload of
> JS and CSS, but there doesn't seem to be a complete list anywhere, and all
> of the documentation on this I've seen is centered on how to include TinyMCE
> in plugins, not in a front-end page, so the filters I have to use are
> totally different.
> Moreover, calling wp_tiny_mce(); at any point in a front-end page causes
> the whole thing to whitescreen.
> I'm using WPMU, although I'm not sure if that makes a difference.
> Does anyone know how to do this?
> -Matthew
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