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Rich Category Editor


Add TinyMce to the Category and Tag Description.

More info:



  • Fixed php open tag bug (thanks to Aaron Adams)


  • Added function to use image in category and tag section — RichCategoryEditor::display_desc() – thanks to Max Bond –


  • Add tinyMCE to the Category and Tag Description


Download, Upgrading, Installation:


  1. First deactivate Rich Category Editor
  2. Remove the rich-category-editor directory


  1. Unzip the file.
  2. Upload the the rich-category-editor folder (not just the files in it!) to your wp-contents/plugins folder. If you’re using FTP, use ‘binary’ mode.


  1. In your WordPress administration, go to the Plugins page
  2. Activate the Rich Category Editor plugin and you will see TiniMCE on your category/tag edit page.

If you find any bugs or have any ideas, please mail me.

Advanced Users

For advanced use of the plugin, see the Rich Category Editor page on Andrea
Use RichCategoryEditor::display_desc() in your template file instead of category_description() function.


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