# WYSIWYG Control

Elementor Core Basic WYSIWYG Control

Elementor WYSIWYG control displays a WordPress rich-text editor based on the TinyMCE (opens new window) library.

The control is defined in Control_Wysiwyg class which extends Base_Data_Control class.

When using this control, the type should be set to \Elementor\Controls_Manager::WYSIWYG constant.

# Arguments

Name Type Default Description
type string wysiwyg The type of the control.
label string The label that appears above of the field.
description string The description that appears below the field.
show_label bool true Whether to display the label.
label_block bool true Whether to display the label in a separate line.
separator string default Set the position of the control separator. Available values are default, before and after. default will hide the separator, unless the control type has specific separator settings. before / after will position the separator before/after the control.
default string The field default value.

# Return Value

(string) The WYSIWYG field value.

# Usage














 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 








 
 
 






 
 
 





<?php
class Elementor_Test_Widget extends \Elementor\Widget_Base {

	protected function register_controls() {

		$this->start_controls_section(
			'content_section',
			[
				'label' => esc_html__( 'Content', 'textdomain' ),
				'tab' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TAB_CONTENT,
			]
		);

		$this->add_control(
			'item_description',
			[
				'label' => esc_html__( 'Description', 'textdomain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::WYSIWYG,
				'default' => esc_html__( 'Default description', 'textdomain' ),
				'placeholder' => esc_html__( 'Type your description here', 'textdomain' ),
			]
		);

		$this->end_controls_section();

	}

	protected function render() {
		$settings = $this->get_settings_for_display();
		?>
		<div class="description">
			<?php echo $settings['item_description']; ?>
		</div>
		<?php

	}

	protected function content_template() {
		?>
		<span class="description">
			{{{ settings.item_description }}}
		</span>
		<?php
	}

}
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