5 Popular Online HTML Editors

HTML editors are of big help in creating web pages. Specialized HTML editors offer convenience and added functionality. With these Online HTML Editors, the user can edit any of the HTML documents directly from your computer.


SCREEM stands for Site CReating and Editing EnvironMent. This is basically both an HTML editor and XML editor and runs on Linux and UNIX platforms. It is not a  WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor but is designed to be a (What You See Is What You Mean) WYSIWYM  editor. This enables better and finer control over the HTML that is being created. SCREEM supports Dreamweaver templates also.

To help with the addition of multimedia content it has numerous wizards. This editor can be used with the GNOME Desktop Environment. It comes with a unique feature of previewing open documents in any of the user installed web browsers. “Intelliclose” has been enabled, this feature allows automatic closing of HTML tags.


WYMeditor is an open source HTML editor of   What You See Is What You Mean (WYSIWYM)  type. This text editor has been written in the JavaScript programming language easy editing of contents on the web pages.This unique editor is simple to use and it concentrates more on the semantics and meaning of  its contents leaving the visual details.

Being a WYSIWYM editor it  shows the XHTML structure of content to the user.WYMeditor is based on the jQuery JavaScript framework. WYMeditor has more readable and cleaner source code than its competitors. Another feature of this text editor is that it can be integrated into web pages built with any of the server side languages.


Bluefish is an HTML text editor. It is a web development editor which focuses on dynamic website development. Bluefish is simple to use and supports HTML, XHTML, C, Javascript, Java, SQL,CSS, XML, PHP, Perl, ColdFusion, JSP, Python, Ruby and shell development. This has been incorporated with wide variety of features support development of websites. This is relatively lightweight with a low learning curve.

Bluefish comfortably runs on  Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X, and Windows platforms. Windows support is however limited. Bluefish has been developed in C/GTK+ and can be used integrated in or independent of GNOME

Quanta Plus

Quanta Plus was previously called Quanta. Quanta Plus is a web Integrated development environment (IDE) for HTML, XHTML,   PHP, CSS, XML, any other XML-based languages or for other scripting languages. Quanta has a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) design and is also capable of hand coding.

Applications like  Kommander, KImageMapEditor, KFileReplace are integrated with Quanta or may be independently used. It comes with advanced features like tag editing through a dialog interface, project management, PHP debugger, CVS support, script language variable auto-completion and live preview. Quanta Plus is part of the Linux desktop environment.


This is an open-source WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) HTML editor well suited for a  novice user.  KompoZer is based on Nvu editor. The editing capabilities of KompoZer are one of its major attractions. This also allows direct code editing and a split code-graphic view. This is a project on Sourceforge and the new version features a new user interface.


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