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Rich text field

Rich text field

Created by Contensis product team, last modified by r.saunders on 25 Aug 2020

The Rich Text Editor allows you to create blocks of rich text, including headings, lists, bold, italic and hyperlinks.

The editor is powered by the TinyMCE editor. Contensis automatically strips out any invalid HTML, including<span>tags, empty tags, and style attributes.


A rich text editor showing a toolbar of editor options such as bold, italic and bullet styles
An example of the rich text editor


Setting name Summary
Name A text label to identify the field in an entry.
Field ID A sanitised name to be used by the API.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.
Allow multiple items to be added Sets the field to be repeatable, allowing an author to create a list of items.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods:


Common properties

Property name Summary
Placeholder text The placeholder property provides a short hint describing the expected value of a field.
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content the field should contain.
Size Determines the size of the rendered editor in the entry editor. The default value is set to Medium.