WYSIWYG (Content Editor)

WYSIWYG (pronounced wiz-ee-wig) is an acronym for "What You See Is What You Get." The content editor includes several common features and functions that allows users to format and edit content like a word processor (e.g. Microsoft Word®).

Depending on user permissions the options available to you may differ.

Icon What it does
More information
Custom Character Insert a Custom Character
subscript Subscript
superscript Superscript
bold Bold Hotkey: Ctrl + B
italics Italics Hotkey: Ctrl + I
underline Underline Hotkey: Ctrl + U
strikethrough Strikethrough
align left Align left
align center Align center
right align Align right
align full Align full (Justify)
styles Styles Defined centrally
format Heading, paragraph formats See formatting examples
paste from word Paste from Microsoft Word®
find/replace Find/Replace
spell check Toggle spellchecker/Language selector
unordered list Unordered lists/Bullets
ordered list Ordered/numbered lists
outdent Outdent (reduce the indent)
indent Indent
undo Undo
redo Redo
insert link Insert/Edit link See hyperlinks
unlink Unlink See hyperlinks
anchor Insert/Edit anchor See anchor tags
Insert/Edit Image Insert/Edit image See images
Horizontal Rule Horizontal rule
Insert a new table Inserts a new table See tables
Cleanup Messy Code Cleanup messy code
Remove formatting Remove formatting
HTML Edit HTML source
Toggle guidelines/Invisible elements Toggle invisible elements
Full screen Toggle fullscreen mode Expands the size WYSIWYG

Formatting examples

The examples below illustrate visual formatting and are defined centrally in order to provide a cohesive web presence, and strong brand identity. For assistance with editorial formatting, see the editorial style guide.

This is a Heading 1

This is a Heading 2

This is a Heading 3

This is a Heading 4

This is a Heading 5
This is a Heading 6

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

This is Bold

This is Underline

This is Italic

This is superscript

This is subscript

This is strikethrough


  1. This is a numbered list
  2. There are two items in the list
  • This is a bulleted list
  • There are three items in the list
    • This item is indented
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