HTML fields - BloomReach Experience - Open Source CMS

This article covers a Hippo CMS version 12. There's an updated version available that covers our most recent release.

30-11-2017

HTML fields

Field types

There are two types of HTML fields in Bloomreach Experience Manager: formatted text and rich text. Formatted text fields only allow simple text editing, and do not support links or images. Rich text fields allow all possible markup, including links and images. The table below lists the main differences.

  Formatted text field Rich text field
Functionality  Simple text editing: bold, underline, lists, etc. Complex text editing, including links, images, tables, etc.
Supports links and images  No  Yes 
HTML stored as String property of a document String property 'hippostd:content' of a child node of a document

Configuration

The configuration of HTML fields is explained in several sub-sections:

CKEditor

HTML fields are edited in the CMS with CKEditor. The configuration of CKEditor is explained in several sub-sections:

 

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