Trix Editor for Laravel

Published on by

Trix Editor for Laravel image

Trix is an open-source WYSIWYG editor from the creators of Basecamp and it’s designed to be a different editor. Here is how they describe it:

Most WYSIWYG editors are wrappers around HTML’s contenteditable and execCommand APIs, designed by Microsoft to support live editing of web pages in Internet Explorer 5.5, and eventually reverse-engineered and copied by other browsers.

Because these APIs were never fully specified or documented, and because WYSIWYG HTML editors are enormous in scope, each browser’s implementation has its own set of bugs and quirks, and JavaScript developers are left to resolve the inconsistencies.

Trix sidesteps these inconsistencies by treating contenteditable as an I/O device: when input makes its way to the editor, Trix converts that input into an editing operation on its internal document model, then re-renders that document back into the editor. This gives Trix complete control over what happens after every keystroke, and avoids the need to use execCommand at all.

Since Trix is CSS and JavaScript you can already integrate it with Laravel but laravel-trix is a package that makes setting it up a breeze.

First, install the Composer package:

composer require te7a-houdini/laravel-trix

Publish the assets:

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Te7aHoudini\LaravelTrix\LaravelTrixServiceProvider"

Then, run the migrations:

php artisan migrate

Once you’ve installed the package pretend you have an articles Model and you want the Trix editor on it’s create and update forms. All you need to do is use Blade and it’s included directives:

<html>
<head>
@trixassets
</head>
 
<body>
<form method="POST" action="route('article.store')">
@csrf
@trix(\App\Article::class, 'content')
<input type="submit">
</form>
</body>
</html>

The package includes a lot more features like handling uploaded files, rendering for existing models, and advanced configuration. You can find out more about this package from the Github page and read the full user guide.

***

This package was submitted to our Laravel News Links section. Links is a place the community can post packages and tutorials around the Laravel ecosystem. Follow along on Twitter @LaravelLinks

Eric L. Barnes photo

Eric is the creator of Laravel News and has been covering Laravel since 2012.

Filed in:
Cube

Laravel Newsletter

Join 40k+ other developers and never miss out on new tips, tutorials, and more.

image
Paragraph

Manage your Laravel app as if it was a CMS – edit any text on any page or in any email without touching Blade or language files.

Visit Paragraph
Laravel Forge logo

Laravel Forge

Easily create and manage your servers and deploy your Laravel applications in seconds.

Laravel Forge
Tinkerwell logo

Tinkerwell

The must-have code runner for Laravel developers. Tinker with AI, autocompletion and instant feedback on local and production environments.

Tinkerwell
No Compromises logo

No Compromises

Joel and Aaron, the two seasoned devs from the No Compromises podcast, are now available to hire for your Laravel project. ⬧ Flat rate of $7500/mo. ⬧ No lengthy sales process. ⬧ No contracts. ⬧ 100% money back guarantee.

No Compromises
Kirschbaum logo

Kirschbaum

Providing innovation and stability to ensure your web application succeeds.

Kirschbaum
Shift logo

Shift

Running an old Laravel version? Instant, automated Laravel upgrades and code modernization to keep your applications fresh.

Shift
Bacancy logo

Bacancy

Supercharge your project with a seasoned Laravel developer with 4-6 years of experience for just $2500/month. Get 160 hours of dedicated expertise & a risk-free 15-day trial. Schedule a call now!

Bacancy
Lucky Media logo

Lucky Media

Bespoke software solutions built for your business. We ♥ Laravel

Lucky Media
Lunar: Laravel E-Commerce logo

Lunar: Laravel E-Commerce

E-Commerce for Laravel. An open-source package that brings the power of modern headless e-commerce functionality to Laravel.

Lunar: Laravel E-Commerce
LaraJobs logo

LaraJobs

The official Laravel job board

LaraJobs
Larafast: Laravel SaaS Starter Kit logo

Larafast: Laravel SaaS Starter Kit

Larafast is a Laravel SaaS Starter Kit with ready-to-go features for Payments, Auth, Admin, Blog, SEO, and beautiful themes. Available with Vue and Livewire stacks.

Larafast: Laravel SaaS Starter Kit
SaaSykit: Laravel SaaS Starter Kit logo

SaaSykit: Laravel SaaS Starter Kit

SaaSykit is a Laravel SaaS Starter Kit that comes with all features required to run a modern SaaS. Payments, Beautiful Checkout, Admin Panel, User dashboard, Auth, Ready Components, Stats, Blog, Docs and more.

SaaSykit: Laravel SaaS Starter Kit
Rector logo

Rector

Your partner for seamless Laravel upgrades, cutting costs, and accelerating innovation for successful companies

Rector

The latest

View all →
New Proposed Array Find Functions in PHP 8.4 image

New Proposed Array Find Functions in PHP 8.4

Read article
Laracon AU 2024 tickets are now on sale image

Laracon AU 2024 tickets are now on sale

Read article
Dash UI is a Laravel Blade Component Library Inspired by Shopify Polaris image

Dash UI is a Laravel Blade Component Library Inspired by Shopify Polaris

Read article
A Look at What's Coming to PHP 8.4 image

A Look at What's Coming to PHP 8.4

Read article
Is class instantiation without extra parenthesis coming to PHP 8.4? image

Is class instantiation without extra parenthesis coming to PHP 8.4?

Read article
Validation Errors Card for Laravel Pulse image

Validation Errors Card for Laravel Pulse

Read article