Advanced Installation Concepts
This section presents some more advanced installation tasks that you may want to perform. It is meant for all developers who installed CKEditor and want to upgrade to the latest version or customize their build by adding new plugins or changing a skin. You can also learn where to get CKEditor source code and how to create a custom production-ready build. Last but not least, see how to manually specify the editor path if for some reason you need to rename the
ckeditor.js file and learn how to install CKEditor using package managers such as npm, Bower or Composer.
See these topics if you want to learn more:
Installing Components – Read this if you want to add new CKEditor functionality or change the editor looks.
Upgrading – Keep your CKEditor installation up to date! You will find the instructions for upgrading from CKEditor 4, CKEditor 3 and FCKeditor 2 here.
- Upgrading – How to upgrade from any CKEditor 4 version to the latest one.
- Upgrading from CKEditor 3 – How to upgrade from CKEditor 3 to CKEditor 4.
- Upgrading from FCKeditor 2 – How to upgrade from the retired FCKeditor 2.
Building CKEditor – Information about CKEditor source code and the build process.
Using Package Managers – How to install CKEditor with npm, Bower and Composer.
Specifying the Editor Path – What to do if you cannot use the original