What is it ?

ThimbleText is pseudo-markup-language developed as an alternative to WYSIWYG editors. It is simple <textarea> and PHP class used as a parser. Parser converts text to valid XHTML.


PHP5 with MBString extension enabled, because of UTF-8 support.

Online demo

Click for online example of ThimbleText - online version 1.0-Stable

Next releases

1.0-stable - only bugfixes. Stable release for production use.
2.0 - future plans - tables support


Complete source package can be downloaded from Downloads section

Installation and usage in your scripts

Link to installation and usage page.


Click for complete ThimbleText syntax description. For impatient here is just a small example of code:

Plain text   Result

*bold*  bold
**italics**  italics
--underline--  underline
Heading 1

Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 3

Sites using ThimbleText