In this video, we will review how to add CKEditor 4 to a simple web page and enable a banner-free version of the SpellCheckAsYouType (SCAYT) plugin for spell and grammar checking.
Get a 30-day trial subscription to the Cloud SCAYT services:
Here are some simple steps which will guide you through this process:
1. Download the most recent version of CKEditor from the official CKEditor website:
2. Add CKEditor to your web page
3. Subscribe to a 30-day trial version of Cloud SCAYT on the WebSpellChecker website:
4. Configure a 30-day trial version of Cloud SCAYT with your CKEditor
5. After evaluation, upgrade to the paid version of Cloud SCAYT. You can upgrade your existing trial subscription or subscribe to a new paid one on the WebSpellChecker website:
6. Replace a 30-day SCAYT activation key with a new one received after the upgrade.
If you need to add a rich text editor to your web application or website, it is always a big deal to choose a proper one from the variety of the available editors. CKEditor 4 is one of the most popular editors which provides a list of various plugins and tools to satisfy the needs of even the most demanding ones.
One of such plugins available for CKEditor 4 is the SpellCheckAsYouType (SCAYT) plugin for spell and grammar checking directly in the CKEditor field. SCAYT is a free 3rd party plugin integrated with CKEditor 4 under ABC button. By default the free version of the SCAYT plugin is provided with a banner ad, it can be removed on the migration to the paid subscription to the SCAYT services.
Do not hesitate to reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or need help with configuration.
0:10 Download the CKEditor package from the CKEditor official website and extract the folder from the archive.
0:25 Edit your html page and add a CKEditor js file to your page
0:43 Add a script to replace your editable control with a CKEditor instance. Save the changes and reload your web page.
1:04 There’s a CKEditor instance on your web page and you can enable SpellCheckAsYouType.
1:11 Right click on a misspelled word. You will see a banner. Click the “Upgrade now” button,
1:18 Select Cloud Service and you will be redirected to the subscription page.
1:24 Select the Trial version, fill in all the fields, and click “Continue”. Then click “Submit”.
2:02 You will receive instructions and details via email.
2:04 Add a Long Customer ID to your CKEditor configuration js file.
2:10 Go to your email inbox and open the email from WebSpellChecker. Find the config.ini file in the attachments.
2:16 Copy the Long Customer ID
2:18 Go to the CKEditor folder on your machine
2:21 Open the config.js file
2:23 Add your Long Customer ID.
2:34 After evaluating the Trial version you need to get rid of the banner with Paid Subscription.
2:39 Open the context menu on any misspelled word and click the button ‘Upgrade now’.
2:46 Select Cloud Service and you will be redirected to the subscription page.
2:50 Select Paid version and fill in all the fields, then click “Continue”.
2:55 You can pay via Paypal, a credit card payment, or a wire transfer.
2:58 You will receive another email with the new account details and the config.ini file.
3:05 Just copy the long customer ID from the config.ini file to the config.js file in the CKEditor folder.
3:21 Don’t forget to save your changes.
3:31 Go to your web page, reload it and you can see that your SpellCheckAsYouType is now banner-free 🙂