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An Enterprise Editor to Give Employees Access to Edit Web Pages Directly

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About EditLive!

EditLive! is WYSIWYG HTML editor that companies can use to embed in web applications such as content management systems (CMS). It offers the ability to edit both in WYSIWYG mode and in HTML mode. One of the things I liked was that it has a built-in accessibility analyzer. This makes it easy to write accessible pages. I couldn't find an HTML validator. This is a great tool for web designers who include a CMS or wiki in their deliveries as then clients can maintain the pages themselves after they are built.

Target Market(s): Professional Web Developers or Professional Web Designers

Review last updated: October 27, 2011.

EditLive! Latest Review

EditLive! Version: 7.6
Score: 61
Percent: 18%
This score was generated using the methodology listed in the article: Finding the Perfect Web Editor.

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EditLive! Technical Details

Operating System(s): Windows Macintosh Linux or UNIX

EditLive! Features

  • Text editor
  • WYSIWYG editor
  • Accessibility validator
  • Page preview
  • Write XHTML documents
  • Color coding
  • Search and replace
  • Edit images
  • Special character tools
  • Additional CSS assistance
  • Spell checking
  • Version control
  • Customizable or extendable
  • Free trial
  • No limits on free or trial version
  • No subscription fee required
  • Enterprise tool for adding editing capability into a CMS or website.

What’s Missing from EditLive!

  • HTML validator
  • CSS validator
  • XML validator
  • Alternate browser or OS preview
  • Mobile device preview
  • Mobile scripts, functions, or links
  • Create mobile web applications
  • Package mobile apps for delivery on app stores
  • Save pages as HTML with DTD
  • Write HTML 5 documents
  • Tag completion
  • FTP or Site manager
  • FTPs or Secure FTP
  • Extended search and replace (across multiple documents)
  • Edit multiple files/tabbed file editing
  • Connects to graphics software
  • Multimedia functions
  • Assistance with adding videos to websites
  • Ability to add video and audio using HTML5 with fallback options
  • Save Adobe AIR files
  • Save files as PDF
  • Link checker
  • Can edit JavaScript
  • Helps with Ajax JSON, or jQuery pages
  • Can edit CSS
  • CSS 3 properties and selectors
  • CSS3 media queries tools built-in
  • Can edit PHP, ASP, or JSP
  • Dynamic page rendering and editing with server-side programming languages (PHP, JSP, ASP, CFM, etc.)
  • Database connectivity
  • Edit XML and/or RSS
  • Google sitemaps
  • Save snippets of code
  • Writes to blogs
  • Free templates
  • Free scripts
  • Form wizard
  • Photo gallery builder
  • Ecommerce tools
  • SEO assistance built-in
  • Captcha support or other methods of protecting forms
  • Support for teams editing the site (beyond version control)

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Full price: $3,960.00 Upgrade price: unknown

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