Text Editor Widget

The Text Editor widget is a TinyMCE WYSIWYG editor that behaves just like the classic WordPress visual editor. You can enter rich text, images and even WordPress shortcodes.


In addition to the features that normally appear on the TinyMCE editor, this widget also gives you more styling options that let you change settings like font weight, line height, letter spacing, alignment and more.

Content

Drop Cap: Slide to ON to set the first letter of the text as a Drop Cap, which makes it larger and gives it the ability to be styled independently from the rest of the text.


Style

Text Editor

  1. Alignment: Align the text to the left, right, center, or justified
  2. Text Color: Choose the color of the text
  3. Typography: Set the typography options for the text

Drop Cap

  1. View: Select the view style of the drop cap, choosing from Default, Stacked, or Framed
  2. Primary Color: Choose the color of the drop cap
  3. Space: Select the exact space between the drop cap and the rest of the text
  4. Border Radius: If Stacked or Framed is chosen as the View, set the border radius to control corner roundness
  5. Typography: Set the typography options for the drop cap

Other Suggested Uses For the Text Editor Widget

Of course, adding rich text content is the primary use of the Text Editor widget, but there are also other situations where you would want to choose this widget.

Wrap Text Around Images With the Text Editor Widget

Users sometimes ask how to wrap text around images in Elementor. This is an excellent use of the Text Editor widget. Simply drag-in the widget, click Add Media and upload an image of your choosing to the media library of WordPress. Then click the image, and adjust the alignment settings to wrap the text around the image, with the image to the right or left of the text.

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