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Home : Support : Product Updates : Differences in the Updated Editor

QuantumCMS 4.2.1 Differences in the Updated Editor

You may have noted in the QuantumCMS 4.2.1 Release Notes that I mentioned we are updating the WYSIWYG editor (the part where you enter your text and pictures, make it bold, add links, and so on).

As content authors and users of QuantumCMS there are two key details that you should know, but that shouldn't impact your day-to-day user:

  1. It works in more browsers,
  2. It looks slightly different.

More Browsers!

The latest version of the WYSIWYG editor supports more browsers and platforms than before, allowing us to update our QuantumCMS supported browser list as a result.

Now you can use Chrome and Safari on Windows, Mac, and even Linux in addition to Internet Explorer and Firefox.

Different Look

The features of the WYSIWYG editor have not changed — you will still find the same buttons in the same places and they will work the same way. Instead, these buttons have gotten a bit smaller, have more colorful icons, and sit on a darker part of the page to make them easier to see.

One new feature for those of you familiar with HTML is that the element in which you have your cursor and its nesting order are displayed at the bottom of the page. This way you can make sure you are still in a p tag instead of a div

For some context, here's a before and after set of screen shots of the same page in QuantumCMS with the old editor and with the new editor:

Old Editor


New Editor