Best wordpress plugin for code editor

Best code editor wordpress plugin.

On this page, we’ll take an in-depth look at what we think are the five best code editors wordpress plugin  for developers. Code editor plugin allow user  to edit  , delete file for customization.

Code editor Plugin are very necessary if we need to customize the theme and template file and we don’t have cpanel or ftp detail to edit file

Let’s Get Started with the few top 10 plugin for wordpress code editor.

1. WPIDE

WPide is a WordPress code editor with the long term goal of becoming the ultimate environment to code/develop WordPress themes and plugins. You can edit any files in your wp-content, not just plugins and themes. Code completion will help you remember your WordPress/PHP commands providing function reference along the way. Edit multiple concurrent files with the tabbed editor.

Wpide is one o most downloaded plugin currently 50,000+ active install and 50+ rating

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Pros.

  • Syntax highlighting
  • PHP syntax checking before saving to disk to try and banish white screen of death after uploading invalid PHP
  • Line numbers
  • Find+replace
  • Code autocomplete for WordPress and PHP functions along with function description, arguments and return value where applicable
  • Colour assist – a colour picker that only shows once you double click a hex colour code in the editor. You can also drag your own image into the colour picker to use instead of the default swatch (see other notes for info).
  • Automatic backup of every file you edit. (one daily backup and one hourly backup of each file stored in plugins/WPide/backups/filepath)
  • File tree allowing you to access and edit any file in your wp-content folder (plugins, themes, uploads etc)
  • Use the file browser to rename, delete, download, zip and unzip files (so you can download a zipped version of your whole theme for example)
  • Create new files and directories
  • Highlight matching parentheses
  • Code folding
  • Auto indentation
  • Tabbed interface for editing multiple files (editing both plugin and theme files at the same time).

Cons

  • Developer are not updating plugin from last 3 year.

Aceide

 

AceIDE is a WordPress code editor with the long term goal of becoming the ultimate environment to code/develop WordPress themes and plugins. You can edit any files in your wp-content, not just plugins and themes. Code completion will help you remember your WordPress/PHP commands providing function reference along the way. AceIDE allows you to work with multiple files, with basic features such as the tabbed editor, syntax highlighting and line numbers. It also provides some more advanced features such as syntax verification and automatic backups upon saving.

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Pros.

  • Syntax highlighting
  • PHP syntax checking before saving to disk to try and banish white screen of death after uploading invalid PHP
  • Line numbers
  • Find+replace
  • Code autocomplete for WordPress and PHP functions along with function description, arguments and return value where applicable
  • Colour assist – a colour picker that only shows once you double click a hex colour code in the editor. You can also drag your own image into the colour picker to use instead of the default swatch (see other notes for info).
  • Automatic backup of every file you edit. (one daily backup and one hourly backup of each file stored in plugins/WPide/backups/filepath)
  • File tree allowing you to access and edit any file in your wp-content folder (plugins, themes, uploads etc)
  • Use the file browser to rename, delete, download, zip and unzip files (so you can download a zipped version of your whole theme for example)
  • Create new files and directories
  • Highlight matching parentheses
  • Code folding
  • Auto indentation
  • Tabbed interface for editing multiple files (editing both plugin and theme files at the same time).

Cons

  • Plugin are not updating from last 3 wordpress major updates

Syntax Highlighter for Theme/Plugin Editor

An easy to use, with intuitive interface, WordPress plugin that replaces the default Theme and Plugin Source Code Editor with an enhanced editor by a CodeMirror library. The WordPress default Theme Editor (in Appearance => Editor) and Plugin Editor (in Plugins => Editor) is great for doing some custom changes to your Themes or Plugins files, although it is rather limited. This is where the “Syntax Highlighter for Theme/Plugin Editor” can help. With an enhanced source code editor you can see a code with syntax highlighting, and with line numbering, so you can easily read your code and detect any errors.

This plugin give you finer control over editor, it can be configured on the plugin settings page. You can chose from 36 different color themes for your editor. If you want more options, then let us know and we will be happy to add them.

This plugin is just plug and play, no tedious configurations or hacks, just install, enable and start using your new enhanced Theme and Plugin Editor.

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Features

  • Lightweight and fast
  • Secure code with using clear coding standards
  • Intuitive interface with many settings
  • Cross browser compatible (work smooth in any modern browser)
  • Compatible with all WordPress themes
  • RTL compatible (right to left)
  • Translation ready

Key features include

  • Code syntax highlighting
  • Huge selection of color schemes (36 themes)
  • Line numbering
  • Editor allow for Tab indentation
  • Live preview
  • And much, much more!

Supported languages:

  • XML
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • JavaScript (.js)
  • Markdown (.txt)

File Manager

File Manager allows you to edit, delete, upload, download, zip, copy and paste files and folders directly from the WordPress backend. Don’t bother with FTP to manage and move your files from location to location. The most powerful, flexible, and easiest WordPress file management solution ever built!

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File Manager plugin is one of the most download plugn  currently have 500,000+ active install with 693 reviews.

  • Operations: Various operations with files and folders on a remote server (copy, move, upload, create folder/file, rename, edit, delete, etc.)
  • Move/Copy: Admin can Move/Copy files with Drag & Drop. Also includes multi file selection.
  • Archives: Admin can create, archive and extract files(zip, rar, tar, gzip).
  • File Size: Admin/User can upload any size files.
  • File Type: Control what files can be uploaded and what file can be downloaded.
  • Code Editor: File Manager comes with a built in integrated development environment (IDE) – New Feature
  • Syntax Checker: File Manager now can complete code reviews before saving files to ensure your site will not go down when updating code. Reviewing code for errors has never been so easy! – New Feature
  • Multiple Themes: Multiple File Manager Themes Available – New Feature
  • Get Info: All file details, properties, information is now available by simply right clicking a file and selecting Get Info – New Feature
  • Share Files by Email: With File Manager you can easily and quickly share files by Email. Simply right click a file and press share, that’s it! – New Feature
  • Private Folder: Available only for File Manager Pro Edition
  • Shortcode: Available only for File Manager Pro Edition
  •  Root Directory: Quickly and easily edit your root path directory. With this feature you can access files inside and outside of WordPress
  • PDF Support: Preview PDF files easily
  •  Built-in Trash: Delete files by moving them to trash
  •  File View: Icon and list view both available for easy navigation
  •  Preview Support: Easily preview common file types including media (video, audio, mp3, thumbnails, etc)
  •  Search: Search functionality is built directly into File Manager making it simple to find your files.
  •  Shortcut Support: Common shortcuts are available in File Manager
  •  Automatic File Resize: automatically resize files once uploaded.
  •  Responsive UI: File Manager works on tablet and mobile devices
  •  Browsing History: File and folders browsing history
  • Trash function: Move to Trash Folder Feature
  •  PDF Preview: PDF Preview feature available
  •  FTP/SFTP Support: Alternative to FTP or Cpanel
  •  File Preview: preview for common MIMEs and file types
  •  Directory Size: Calculate directory size
  •  Icon View***: List and Icons view available for files and files
  • Keyboard shortcuts***: Keyboard shortcuts available e.g. copy,paste,drag & drop
  • Drag and drop: File Drag & Drop file upload function available
  •  Functions Toolbar: Rich context menu and file manager functions toolbar
  •  Thumbnails: Thumbnails for all types of image files
  •  Upload to Media Library: We have now included the ability to enable images, pdf’s, and zip files to be uploaded to you folders and as well be available via the native WordPress Media Library
  •  Backup/Restore: Backup and restore themes files, plugins files,uploads folder and db data on server.

Advanced File Manager

Most powerful and user friendly file manager for wordpress. Edit, Delete, upload, delete, download, zip, copy etc multiple file operations, No need of any cpanel and FTP. You can access files inside and outside wordpress root directory.

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  • Editable Root Directory Path: You can edit root directory path.
  • Shortcodes: Shortcodes for logged in and non logged in users with multiple attributes and features (allows users and users role access) are available for frontend (pro)
  • Files Access: Access files inside and outside wordpress root directory
  • User Operations: Upload, Download and Delete operations
  • File Operations: All operations with files and folders (copy, move, upload, create folder/file, rename, archive, extract, edit, etc.)
  • PDF Preview: PDF Preview feature available
  • FTP Support: Alternative to FTP
  • Hide Files Real Path: Feature to hide the files real and actual path.
  • Trash: Move to Trash Feature
  • Themes: Light and Elegant client UI
  • Drag and drop: Drag & Drop file upload support
  • Icon View: List and Icons view available
  • Archives: Archives create/extract (zip, rar, 7z, tar, gzip, bzip2)
  • Image Edit: Image and File Edit Support
  • Preview: Quicklook, preview for common file types
  • Directory Size: Calculate directory sizes
  • Video and Audio: Video and audio preview/play
  • File Search: Support file search and sort
  • High Performance: High performance server backend
  • Local File System: Uses local file system no need of database
  • Keyboard shortcuts: Keyboard shortcuts available
  • Multi Selection: Multiple file/folder selection
  • Move Files: Move/Copy files with Drag & Drop
  • Toolbar: Rich context menu and toolbar
  • Thumbnails: Thumbnails for image files
  • Auto resize: Auto resize on file upload.
  • UTF-8: UTF-8 Normalizer of file-name and file-path etc.
  • Sanitizer: Sanitizer of file-name and file-path etc.
  • Folder upload: Folder upload (supports on google chrome/Chromium)
  • Chunked file upload: Chunked file upload
  • Upload: Upload directly to the folder
  • Creating Archive: Creating the archive by specifying the file name
  • Browsing History: File browsing history
  • Responsive: Works on tablet and phone

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