Welcome to elRTE

elRTE is an open-source WYSIWYG HTML-editor written in JavaScript using jQuery UI. It features rich text editing, options for changing its appearance, style and many more. You can use it in any commercial or non-commercial projects.

Main goal of the editor - simplify work with text and formating (HTML) on sites, blogs, forums and other online services.



Stable version

Download release from http://sourceforge.net/projects/elrte/files/

or get latest stable version from https://github.com/Studio-42/elRTE:

git clone git://github.com/Studio-42/elRTE.git

Development version

If you are interested in development or want to use newest features get master branch, please note that it can be buggy or broken at all:

git clone git://github.com/Studio-42/elRTE.git
cd elRTE
git checkout --track origin/master


Website translation

You can translate elRTE and elFinder webpages into your language, we will be glad to publish your translation. Follow this link to download and translate files below ( en.php, en-elrte.php, en-elfinder.php), than create a ticket with these files attached or mail us at


All elRTE translation in located in one file. Use js/i18n/elrte.YOUR_LANG.js as template to make missing translation, than create a ticket with file attached.