Elementor WYSIWYG control displays a WordPress rich-text editor (TinyMCE).

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

Note that when using the control, the type should be set using the \Elementor\Controls_Manager::WYSIWYG constant.


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, after and none. default will position the separator depending on the control type. before / after will position the separator before/after the control. none will hide the separator.
default string The field default value.

Return Value

(string) The WYSIWYG field value.


class Elementor_Test_Widget extends \Elementor\Widget_Base {

	protected function _register_controls() {

				'label' => __( 'Content', 'plugin-name' ),
				'tab' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TAB_CONTENT,

				'label' => __( 'Description', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::WYSIWYG,
				'default' => __( 'Default description', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'placeholder' => __( 'Type your description here', 'plugin-domain' ),



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

	protected function _content_template() {
		<div class="description">{{{ settings.item_description }}}</div>