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Moodle: WYSIWYG Editor

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WYSIWYG stands for: "What You See Is What You Get" because you can type in regular text and add images without using HTML code, the editor turns your regular text into code for you!


tildee tutorial imageThis is what your Editor looks like. It will be at the top of many Create a Resource or Activity pages and it is not viewable in certain internet browsers such as Chrome and Safari. The browser we use is Mozilla Firefox, you can get a free download at


tildee tutorial imageMany of these tools are basic, used in Microsoft Word or Apple Pages, like font, size, style, color, and alignment.


tildee tutorial imageThe icons that differ from standard text editors are these ones (from left to right): horizontal line, anchor, link, unlink, prevent linking, add picture, add table, add special character, find and replace, and toggle (between plain text and WYSIWYG Editor).


That is an overview of the WYSIWYG Editor, if you are looking for more detailed explanations about the separate features of the Editor go to and find the correct tutorial.
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