How can CKEditor be used with React.js in a way that allows React to recognize it?

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I've tried using componentWillMount and componentDidMount to initialize CKEditor from within the context of React, but it doesn't seem to work no matter what combination I try. Has anyone found a solution to this besides switching editors?


I published a package on Npm for using CKEditor with React. It takes just 1 line of code to integrate in your project.

Github link - https://github.com/codeslayer1/react-ckeditor.

How to Use?

  • Install the package using npm install react-ckeditor-component --save.
  • Then include the component in your React app and pass it your content and any other props that you need(all props listed on Github page) -

<CKEditor activeClass="editor" content={this.state.content} onChange={this.updateContent} />

The package uses the default build of CKEditor but you can use a custom build as well along with any of the plugins you like. It also includes a sample application. Hope you will find it useful.