quicktags.js in the
When you have the visual editor turned off, this is the file responsible for creating the buttons above the write panel. You know, the buttons like
<blockquote> tags, etc. Personally I much prefer this to the Visual Editor, as I can see exactly which tags are being applied to my content.
But those default buttons are often not quite enough. I like to have a few more buttons easily available to me, like ones for
<h5> tags, one that will wrap text in both
<code> tags, and one for a float-clearing
But remember in WordPress 2.8, this
quicktags.js file is now compressed so it cannot be easily altered to include these new buttons like it used to. Thankfully they left a non-compressed version of the file in there as well, called
quicktags.dev.js. To use this instead, just rename the
quicktags.js file something like
quicktags.ORIG.js and rename
To add a new
<h3> button, add a block of code like this, amongst all the other similar code blocks:
edButtons[edButtons.length] = new edButton('ed_h3' ,'h3' ,'<h3>' ,'</h3>' ,'h3' );
Force-refresh your Edit Post page and you should see the new button!