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Removing the Edit HTML Source button from TinyMCE

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Community Member, 19 Posts

23 February 2011 at 11:38pm

Hi all,

I want to remove the Edit HTML Source button from the CMS before I hand it over to a client (don't particularly want them pasting in random bits and pieces and things like that).

I've tried HtmlEditorConfig::get('cms')->removeButtons('advcode'); as per but the button doesn't disappear from the editor. Am I missing something? Any tips on the best way to customise TinyMCE this way?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.


Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

24 February 2011 at 12:30am

Just to let you know this worked fine for me (2.4.x) - but it didn't seem to at first, but after placing a debug point to see what was going on - it started working - strange. As a last, last, last resort you could just remove the 'advcode' from the code that intialises it (and also teh cms/_config.php that removes/adds it)


Community Member, 141 Posts

24 February 2011 at 12:33am


Well, your code works perfectly for me. (using SS.2.4.5)
Is it in your mysite/_config.php? Sure there are no typos?



Community Member, 19 Posts

26 February 2011 at 11:33pm

Thank you for the replies ... definitely no typos, the line in my original post was directy copied and pasted :(

swaiba, how did you place the debug point? Perhaps I could try that.