RokPad was devised as a tool to provide an easy and elegant interface for editing Joomla content, to make it a pleasure, not a chore. Advanced functions such as an Ajax saving action, plus shortcut keys, are incredible some of the many time saving features.

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RokPad is perfect for anyone who prefers to avoid the WYSIWYG editors but still craves the richness of a code editor.

★ Features

  • Code Highlighter built on the great ACE Editor Support for CSS, HTML, JavaScript, JSON, LESS, Markdown, PHP, SQL, Plain Text, Textile, XML and more...
  • Ajax save and Automatic Save options. You'll never loose your content again, nor wait until the page has finished reloading after a save!
  • Save, Undo, Redo, Goto line, Advanced Search and Search & Replace, Full Screen. Settings like Themes, Font Size, Code Folding, Wrap Mode, Invisible Characters, Print Margin, Highlight of selected word 26 Themes to choose from
  • Resizable Editor by dragging the Statusbar
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Brackets match
  • Multiple cursors and selections
  • Vertical Selection
  • Ability to insert at multiple locations xtd-buttons shortcodes, all at once.
  • Self-closing HTML tags, you type , RokPad auto-fill with
  • Shortcodes and Universal Tag Insertion
  • Drag & Drop of text from external applications such as other Browser Tabs/windows or Native Applications (Supported on Firefox, Chrome, IE10 and Safari)
  • Import local files by Drag & Drop directly from your desktop! (Supported on Firefox, Chrome, IE10 and Safari 6+)
  • And much more!

Needs Work

Posted on 05 October 2014

The HTML editor seems to have but two color: blue and red. Not very handy for complex markup.

If you have been looking for an editor that respects your code and text, while being "smart" enough to help you do your work the right way, well, RockPad is the way to go or at least give it a try. With this editor I feel confident in publishing content without surprises of "editor added code" while saving.

This is a great editor, probably the best pure HTML editor for Joomla. It may not appeal to the beginners or the ones who hate markup, but who likes and needs HTML editing, it's the best option.

It has indentation, find and replace, color coding, AJAX saving and so on. If you use Editors like Notepad++ and Sublime in your everyday work, you need this.

It would be great if you guys offered a simple WYSIWYG version of it, with a toggle to the source, so we can use it in our clients sites and still get a great and clean code. But maybe I'm asking too much ;)

This plugin is great for developers before launch. If you have a lot of HTML an a articles this helps a lot. I use this for super admin or admin and another editor for non-admins.


- AJAX save. I don't hit the original Joomla save button and wait for the page to reload. saves time and steps.

- color code

- saves line breaks (Easier to read)


- more color coding would be nice

- Would be nice if it was more integrated with Joomla (no image

I wish it played nicer with Virtuemart, but this plugin/editor is one of the first things I install on a new Joomla 1.5 site.

Excellent editor

Posted on 24 October 2010

I really love this editor. Gives me so much control over the content. I can add flashobjects without being afraid an editor will strip it down so that it is not working anymore.

5 Stars

Posted on 24 September 2009

Since Rockettheme release this, I've used nothing else. It's not perfect, but far better for my ancient work flow style. Hand work etc.. Not liking wysiwyg editors, this is a major plus for my work.

Add this plus firebug, gedit, and web developer plugins for Firefox and your down the road in style. Or style sheets.

Thanks for the code!



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Last updated:
May 27 2015
Date added:
Sep 05 2009
GPLv2 or later
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