Powerful Markdown Editor For Bootstrap 4 & 3 - Krajee Markdown Editor

Powerful Markdown Editor For Bootstrap 4 & 3 - Krajee Markdown Editor

A powerful, flexible, extensible, and customizable markdown editor written in JavaScript (jQuery) and styled with the latest Bootstrap framework (Bootstrap 4 or Bootstrap 3).

Main features:

  • 4 modes: editor mode, preview mode, fullscreen mode, and split mode.
  • Useful and customizable toolbar.
  • Export the content as Text, HTML, Data URI.
  • Synax highlighting. Requires highlight.js.
  • Supports Twitter emojis.
  • Supports both Font Awesome 5 and Font Awesome 4 icons.
  • Works with the native textarea element.

How to use it:

1. Include the necessary jQuery and Bootstrap 4 & 3 framework on the page.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-9gVQ4dYFwwWSjIDZnLEWnxCjeSWFphJiwGPXr1jddIhOegiu1FwO5qRGvFXOdJZ4" crossorigin="anonymous">
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.slim.min.js" integrity="sha384-q8i/X+965DzO0rT7abK41JStQIAqVgRVzpbzo5smXKp4YfRvH+8abtTE1Pi6jizo" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.14.0/umd/popper.min.js" integrity="sha384-cs/chFZiN24E4KMATLdqdvsezGxaGsi4hLGOzlXwp5UZB1LY//20VyM2taTB4QvJ" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.0/js/bootstrap.min.js" integrity="sha384-uefMccjFJAIv6A+rW+L4AHf99KvxDjWSu1z9VI8SKNVmz4sk7buKt/6v9KI65qnm" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

2. Include the markdown-it markdown parser on the page.

<!-- Markdown IT Main Library -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Definition List Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-deflist.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Footnote Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-footnote.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Abbreviation Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-abbr.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Subscript Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-sub.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Superscript Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-sup.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Underline/Inserted Text Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-ins.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Mark Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-mark.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT SmartArrows Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-smartarrows.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Checkbox Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-checkbox.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT East Asian Characters Line Break Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-cjk-breaks.min.js"></script>
<!-- Markdown IT Emoji Plugin -->
<script src="/path/to/markdown-it-emoji.min.js"></script>

3. Include the Font Awesome 5 or Font Awesome 4 for toolbar icons.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.0.13/css/all.css" integrity="sha384-DNOHZ68U8hZfKXOrtjWvjxusGo9WQnrNx2sqG0tfsghAvtVlRW3tvkXWZh58N9jp" crossorigin="anonymous">

4. Include the Twitter Emojis on the page (OPTIONAL).

<script src="https://twemoji.maxcdn.com/2/twemoji.min.js"></script>

5. Include the highlight.js for code highligting (OPTIONAL).

<script src="/path/to/highlight.min.js"></script>

6. Include the Krajee Markdown Editor's files on the page.

<link href="markdown-editor.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="markdown-editor.js"></script>

7. Add the class 'markdown' to your textarea and config the Krajee Markdown Editor plugin via data-option attributes:

<textarea id="demo" class="form-control markdown" title="Krajee Markdown Editor" 

8. All default configuration options:

language: 'en',
theme: null, // default (uses fa5 theme)
bsVersion: $h.BS4_VER, // default (uses bs4 version)
defaultMode: 'editor',
enableUndoRedo: true,
enableExportDataUri: true,
enableSplitMode: true,
enableLivePreview: undefined,
enableScrollSync: true,
startFullScreen: false,
enableEmojies: true,
useTwemoji: false,
purifyHtml: true, // requires purify.js plugin
toolbarHeaderL: undefined,
toolbarHeaderR: undefined,
toolbarFooterL: undefined,
toolbarFooterR: undefined,
exportPrependCssJs: undefined,
dropUp: {
  export: true
parserUrl: $h.EMPTY,
parserMethod: undefined,
ajaxSettings: {},
ajaxMergeCallbacks: true,
markdownItOptions: {
  html: false,
  xhtmlOut: true,
  breaks: true,
  linkify: true,
  typographer: true,
  highlight: function (code) {
      return window.hljs ? window.hljs.highlightAuto(code).value : code;
markdownItDisabledRules: [],
markdownItPlugins: {
  markdownitDeflist: {},
  markdownitFootnote: {},
  markdownitAbbr: {},
  markdownitEmoji: {},
  markdownitSub: {},
  markdownitSup: {},
  markdownitMark: {},
  markdownitIns: {},
  markdownitSmartArrows: {},
  markdownitCheckbox: {
      divWrap: true,
      divClass: 'form-check checkbox',
      idPrefix: 'cbx_'
  markdownitCjkBreaks: {}
exportUrl: $h.EMPTY,
exportMethod: 'post',
exportAddlData: $h.EMPTY,
today: $h.EMPTY,
alertFadeDuration: 2000,
outputParseTimeout: 1800000,
exportConfig: $defaults.exportConfig,
// following properties are generally theme related
templates: {},
inputCss: 'md-input',
alertMsgCss: 'alert alert-danger',
defaultButtonCss: 'btn btn-default btn-outline-secondary',
defaultButtonGroupCss: 'btn-group md-btn-group',
previewModeButtons: ['hint', 'fullscreen', 'mode', 'export'],
buttonCss: {},
buttonGroupCss: {},
buttonAccessKeys: {},
dropdownCss: {},
icons: {},
postProcess: {
  '<table>': '<table class="table table-bordered table-striped">',
  '<pre>': '<pre class="md-codeblock">',
  '<input type="checkbox"': '<input type="checkbox" class="form-check-input"',
  '<label for="cbx': '<label class="form-check-label" for="cbx'

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by kartik-v. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.

  • Publication date: 23.06.2018
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