LineControl – The JQuery Text Editor Plugin

LineControl – The JQuery Text Editor Plugin

Posted by: Arun Balakrishnan
Category :Free & Open Source


LineControl is a Free and Open Source Jquery Plugin that allows you to add a beautiful, responsive and fast online Text Editor to your web application/site. LineControl is designed to work with Twitter Bootstrap and as a Jquery Plugin.


This plugin was developed by the open source development team of Suyati Technologies. It’s available in Github for download.

This plugin has all basic text manipulation tools with a catchy image upload and html table features.

How it looks!

linecontrol editor

Main Advantages

  • Lightweight and highly extensible.
  • Developed in JQuery plugin method
  • Responsive design with Bootstrap
  • Easy integration with any applications
  • No third party plugins required
  • Customizable options, menus and themes
  • X-browser support.


The following is required for your LineControl Editor:

  • Jquery (1.9.1)
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Font-Awesome

Browser Support

LineControl uses HTML5 for some of its functions to deliver a faster user experience. LineControl works well for most Modern browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer (>=10)

How to integrate?

To add the plugin to your project, just include the JS and CSS files to your HTML template:


and then in your script section just call:

var editor = $("#placeHolder").Editor();

Note: You have to include bootstrap js, css and fontawesome files for the perfect functioning.

How to add a Custom option?

If you want to add custom Options to the editor just do:

editor('createMenuItem', {"text": "TouchGlasses", //Text replaces icon if its not available
    "icon":"icon icon-glass", //This is a Font-Awesome Icon
    "tooltip": "Touch Glasses",
    "custom": function(button, parameters){
    //Your Custom Function.
    "params": {'option1':"value1"} //Any custom parameters you want to pass
    //to your custom function.


The TextEditor is too simple and feature rich compared to others in it’s class. The image upload process is too fast and no need of server side scripting. LineControl will be good option for those who are looking for simple and fast Texting.

Font Awesome Icons are available for Download.

Comments (18)
Prashanth (1 year ago)

Can we use this control for an ASP.NET Web page?(obviously without bootstrap or JQuery)

Brilbroeder (1 year ago)

HI, I'm using your control in an MVC app. Passing the entered data to the control works fine using a javascript and using the getText method. The result is a string with html tags. But when feeding the result back to setText. It does not render correct. I got a text with all html-tags visible. Any thoughts ?

Nadeem Ahmad (2 years ago)

How to edit an already stored content Cant get stored value in my textarea editor to show up. I have no problem saving

khalidhasan (2 years ago)

I am using Line control Text Editor.But when i post its contents to server for saving its content to database,value comes on code behind page null.Although i write text in your text editor.Why value becomes null on code behind page

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