Better WordPress Rich Text Editor

  • Download this zip file and extract it to view the contents on your computer
  • Copy the advanced-wysiwyg.php file to your WordPress Plugins Directory located here: /wp-content/plugins
  • Copy all the files from the plugs folder (from the file you downloaded) to the TinyMCE Plugins folder located here: wp-includes\js\tinymce\plugins
  • Activate the new editor by opening up the administrator view of your WordPress page
    • Select Plugins (on the left)
    • Activate the Advanced WYSIWYG Editor plugin
  • That’s it! Next time you go to make a post you will have significantly more formatting options.

References:

Extending TinyMCE, the WordPress Rich Text Editor