Froala WYSIWYG HTML Editor

Froala WYSIWYG HTML Editor

Rich Text Editor for the Ionic Framework


Stefan Neculai

Stefan Neculai

Member since 2017


iOS, Android  
4 years ago
3 years ago

One of the most powerful WYSIWYG HTML text editors ever, and designed to stay that way. It is a simple to use plugin that allows you to add rich text editing functionality to your native mobile apps and progressive web apps developed with the Ionic Framework. Supported on iOS, Android and Windows Phone, Froala WYSIWYG HTML Editor has lots of examples, high performance and inline editing.


Froala WYSIWYG HTML Editor is one of the world's most popular rich text editors, well known and appreciated for multiple reasons:

  • Slim - only add the plugins that you need
  • Client frameworks integrations
  • Server side SDKs
  • Code is well commented
  • Online documentation is excellent
  • Simple to extend - the plugins are all well commented and simple to use as a basis for your own plugins
  • Well maintained - frequent releases
  • Great support
  • Reasonable licensing

Get started

The Ionic Froala Editor plugin can be used together with the AngularJS plugin. For a complete guide on how to get started check out this resource: Ionic app and AngularJS.


The powerful API allows developers to easily adapt the WYSIWYG editor to their app's needs. The documentation for the API is easy to follow and find what you need.


Froala WYSIWYG HTML editor has over 30 plugins that you can use. This makes the editor easy to use out of the box, but still keeps it slim and lightweight, because you can only include the plugins you need.

Easy to extend

If you plan to extend the rich text editor there are plenty of resources to follow. Here's for example the basic structure for how to create a custom plugin.

Also, the code is well written and documented, which makes it very easy to understand and existing plugins are often used as a basis for your own plugins.


Browsing through the Froala WYSIWYG HTML editor's list of examples you may even find your own required configuration.

There are also some working examples to help you better understand and extend the editor:


The quality of the Froala's support makes the WYSIWYG HTML Editor complete and loved by developers all around the world. It also comes with a Help Center where you can find answer to most asked questions and that might help you get things up and running even faster.