[Catalyst] HTML editor plugin

David Schmidt davewood at gmx.at
Wed Feb 3 14:56:03 GMT 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Denny <2010 at denny.me> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 07:02 -0600, Paul Falbe wrote:
>> I'm looking to create a little app to edit/create HTML strings to
>> store in a mysql table.  These strings are going to be displayed on
>> a web page for annoucements for a youth baseball league.  Before I
>> went about creating one I thought I'd ask if there is a plugin/example
>> out there I should use as a starting point.  Basically, I need a
>> Catalyst html editor plugin if such a thing exists.
> Not Catalyst specific, but I've used ckeditor* in the past - it's a
> drop-in replacement for <textarea> with a load of configuration options.
> Bear in mind the obvious security risks of letting people input HTML and
> then injecting it directly into your site - at a bare minimum you want
> to strip out javascript stuff, including onclick etc.

I use TinyMCE and HTMLScrubber to define the allowed html tags.

    - type: Textarea
      name: 'description'
        - type: HTMLScrubber
          allow: [ 'a', 'p', 'br', 'strong', 'em', 'h1', 'h2', 'h3',
'img', 'ul', 'ol', 'li' ]

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