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BoltBait's FREE HTML Editor

The smallest HTML editor you'll ever love!


Some time ago, I was teaching HTML to a group of high school students and had a hard time finding a decent HTML editor for them. I wanted something better than Notepad, but not WYSIWYG (as my students would learn nothing from that!) I couldn't find anything in my price range (free) so I developed it myself.

When I started designing this editor, I wondered if I could actually write the thing in HTML and JavaScript. That's where I started and I just kept adding features until it grew into the editor it is today. I learned a lot about IE8 quirks as I was developing it and solving each problem that came up. I decided not to use any libraries, like jQuery, so that the end result would be self contained. I was really interested in keeping this project to a single self contained HTML file--no separate library files, graphic files, icon files, or css files. Everything must be in a single file so that nothing would get lost. It became my challenge.

My first attempt, version 1.4 was about 64K. It contained a preview window, help window, wizards, document templates, menus, and button bar. The most recent update, version 1.5 is about 150k and MUCH more advanced. It has just about everything version 1.4 has, plus a full wysiwyg editor and a much more polished look-and-feel... all still written in a single HTML/JavaScript file.

Download it now and you get the full program including source code! No spyware, no viruses, no gimmicks.

When you download the program, Internet Explorer may prompt you with a "Security Warning" with Run, Save, and Cancel options. Click the Save button to save a copy of this program to your computer. Then, when you want to create edit a web page, simply double-click on this program's icon.

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BoltBait's FREE HTML Editor version 1.5 is now available for download. File size: 150KB. Windows version released March 31, 2016.  This is full-featured, with source included.
 

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