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How to set up an online editor in Bubble.io: Step-by-Step Guide

Discover the simple steps to configure an online editor in Bubble.io with our comprehensive guide. Achieve seamless setup for success!

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How to set up an online editor in Bubble.io?

Setting up an online editor in Bubble.io can be a powerful way to customize your app and make it user-friendly for content creation. Below is a simple step-by-step guide to integrating an online editor into your Bubble.io app.

Step 1:
Start by logging into your Bubble.io account and opening the app where you want to integrate the online editor.

Step 2:
Go to the “Plugins” tab in the main navigation of your Bubble editor. This is where you will be able to add new plugins to your app.

Step 3:
In the Plugins marketplace, search for an online editor plugin. There are multiple options available, such as "Rich Text Editor" or "Quill," which offer text editing capabilities.

Step 4:
Select the online editor plugin you prefer and click the "Install" button. This will add the editor to your app and allow you to use it within your app workflows.

Step 5:
After installing the plugin, you can add the editor to a page by going to the “Design” tab. In the visual elements area, you should find the newly installed editor under the "Input Forms" section or by the plugin's name.

Step 6:
Drag the online editor element onto the page where you want it to appear. Here you can resize and position it according to your UI design.

Step 7:
Customize the editor's properties in the element inspector on the right. You can configure settings like the default text, which formatting options to include, placeholder text, and much more according to the editor’s features.

Step 8:
Once you've customized the editor, set up the workflows to save the content users create. Go to the “Workflow” tab, create a new workflow for when the content of the editor changes, or is submitted depending on the actions you want to track.

Step 9:
Create an action within the workflow to save the text. For example, if users are creating blog posts, your action might be "Create a new thing" where the thing is a "Blog Post" and one of the fields is "Content" which you will map to the value of the online editor.

Step 10:
Preview your app to test the online editor functionality. Click the “Preview” button to open your app in a new browser tab and ensure the editor appears and functions as expected.

Step 11:
Make any necessary adjustments based on your testing. You might need to return to the design or workflow tabs in Bubble to tweak settings or fix issues.

Step 12:
Once you are satisfied with the setup, make sure to save your application. If your app is ready to go live with the new feature, you can deploy it to your live environment.

And there you have it! Your Bubble.io app now has an integrated online editor for your users to create and edit content directly within your app. Be sure to check Bubble's documentation or support for any specific instructions related to the online editor plugin you choose.

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