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I’m using the inline editing feature of CKEditor, but I want to add some hint text to the initial state of the control, i.e. something like “Click here to edit…”, but I would like that hint text to be removed automatically when the user clicks the control to start typing. Is this feasible, or is there any alternative?



Set a “placeholder” attribute on the element that you want to edit and add this plugin to your build of CKEditor: