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WYSIWYG is an acronym for “What You See Is What You Get.” The WYSIWYG editor facilitates web page creation, with formatting features you are most likely accustomed to using in your standard word processor. 

Using the WYSIWYG


Roll over the symbols in the WYSIWYG to reveal the function name.

Frequently Used Functions

  • Undo/Redo: Click to undo or redo your last action.
  • Bold and Italic: Click to bold or italicize your text. Select your text and click to apply styling. 
  • Font/Image Alignment: Click to align your text/image either to the left, center, or right.
  • Formats: Create headings (h1 - h6) and paragraph blocks. Highlight the word or words you wish to format and click to apply.
  • Bullet and Numbered Lists: Select multiple lines of text and click to create lists. Unordered lists create a bullet list, and ordered lists will automatically number each item in the list. 
  • Insert/Edit Link: Click to insert a link to another page, either internal or external. Highlight the word or words you wish to hyperlink and click to apply. 
  • Remove Link: The remove link function will remove a link. Place your cursor within the linked text and click to remove.
  • Insert/Edit Image: Click to add an image to your page. Place your cursor where you would like to insert the image before clicking on function.
  • Insert/Edit Media: Click to add a video (YouTube or Vimeo) to your page. 
  • Source Code: Allows advanced users, who have been granted access, to edit the HTML source.