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Eclipse HTML Editor Plugin

Eclipse HTML Editor is an Eclipse plugin for HTML/JSP/XML Editing. It requires JDT and GEF. It has following features.

  • HTML/JSP/XML/CSS/DTD/JavaScript Hilighting
  • HTML/JSP Preview
  • JSP/XML Validation
  • Contents Assist (HTML Tags/Attributes, XML based on DTD and JSP taglib and more)
  • Wizards for creating HTML/JSP/XML files
  • Outline View
  • Editor Preferences
  • Editor Folding
  • Web Browser (It works as an Eclipse's editor)
  • Image Viewer
  • Tag Palette
  • CSS code completion and outline
  • DTD code completion, outline and validation
  • JavaScript code completion, outline and validation


Install from the update site:

Note: SWT Browser widget (HTMLEditor uses it for preview HTML and JSP) requires Mozilla in the Linux. See details at The SWT FAQ. Also you can disable preview in the preference dialog. Choose [Window]->[Preferences]->[Amateras] and check [Disable Preview]. Then you would be able to use HTMLEditor without Mozilla.


Apache License, Version 2.0.

Some icons are based on Eclipse distribution's. Eclipse Public License is applied to these icons. And included libraries are distributed by their original license.


Version 2.2.0 (2012/12/28)

  • Eclipse Juno Support
  • HTML validation improvoment (XHTML validation problem was fixed)

Version 2.1.0 (2011/02/20)

  • Many part of JavaScript Editor are re-written and many features were improved.
  • JavaScript Formatter Improvement (based on JS Beautifier)
  • JavaScript Validator Improvement (based on Google Closure Compiler)
  • JavaScript Code Completion Improvement
  • CommonJS Modules 1.0 Support

See details here about new features.

Version 2.0.7 (2010/07/05)

  • JavaScript editor improvenemnt
  • Code completion was greatly improved
  • jQuery code completion
  • Quick Outline (CTRL + O)
  • JsDoc support
  • Selected word highlighting
  • XPath search dialog is available in the HTML editor
  • Configurable HTML/JSP formatter
  • Synchronization of the caret offset and outline view selection in HTML, XML, JSP and JavaScript editor

See details here about new features.

Version 2.0.6 (2008/09/06)

  • JavaScript code completion improved
  • JavaSCript code formatter
  • Add JavaScript Library wizard
  • Taglib Highlighting
  • JSP code completion improved (JSTL, EL and others...)
  • New extension points are available

See details here about new features.

Version (2008/02/21)

  • Bug fixed: Rhino debugger dies with Eclipse.

Version 2.0.5 (2008/02/16)

  • Eclipse 3.3 support (This version can not work with Eclipse 3.2)
  • Rhino JavaScript Debugger
  • CSS Preview view
  • Code completion and Hyperlink improved
  • XPath serach in the XML editor
  • Enable / disable auto editing
  • New extension point (tk.eclipse.plugin.htmleditor.pagefilter)

See details here about new features.

Version 2.0.4 (2007/02/25)

  • GEF dependency became an optional. If you don't have GEF, Palette view will be unavailable.
  • Fixed JSP editor bugs.

Version 2.0.3 (2006/12/30)

  • This version works with only Eclipse 3.2
  • Inner JavaScript/CSS Editing in the HTML editor
  • Java code completion in the JSP editor
  • Classpath variable that provides Servlet/JSP API
  • CDATA section and XML declaration highlighting in the XML editor
  • IDREF/IDREFS attribute value completion in the XML editor
  • Java Classname hyperlink/completion in the XML editor
  • Auto editing
  • Code completion in the XML file which doesn't use DTD/XSD
  • New extention-points

Version 2.0.2 (2006/08/20)

  • Displays taglib description in the JSP completion.
  • JSP debugging with WTP.
  • JavaScript Launcher.
  • JavaScript common libraries for code completion in the JavaScript editor.
  • TaskTag in HTML/JSP/XML/JavaScript editor.
  • Toggle Comment in the JavaScript editor (CTRL+/)
  • Generate XSD action in the DTD editor.
  • Supports Eclipse 3.1 & 3.2 (this version can't work with Eclipse 3.0).

Version 2.0.1 (2006/06/18)

  • Code completion using custom elements / attributes in HTML/JSP editor
  • Code completion using Templates in HTML/JSP/XML/JavaScript editor
  • Color choose action in the HTML/JSP/CSS editor's context menu

Version 2.0.0 (2006/03/06)

  • DTD Editor that provides syntax highlighting, code completion and valdiation
  • JavaScript Editor that provides syntax highlighting, code completion and valdiation
  • Toggle comment
  • Added keybord shortcut to some editor actions

Version 1.6.9 (2005/12/25)

  • Improvemrnt for the css editor highlighting
  • Improvement for the outline view
  • Highlighting for paired characters
  • Fixed a problem about recursive xml schema

Version 1.6.8 (2005/11/26)

  • Fixed some problems about charset in the XML editor.
  • Added an option to disable the preview pane.
  • Code completion for directives (<%@ ... %>) in the JSP editor.
  • Syntax hilighting for java code in the JSP editor.
  • Improved attribute value processing.

Version 1.6.7 (2005/09/17)

  • Improvement about XML schema support
  • JSP editor supports jsp:attribute, jsp:body and more
  • JSP editor supports tagdir
  • HTML/JSP editor supports onXXXX attributes
  • Added toolbar to the web browser (it has some buttons such as "Back" and "Next")
  • HTML validation using JTidy (it can be configured in the project preference)
  • The outline view displays attributes
  • Multi-page editors supports ruler context menu actions
  • Editors support external files (CVS repositry and out of the workspace)

Version 1.6.6 (2005/07/24)

  • Generate DTD and XSD in the XML editor
  • Some bugs are fiexed

Version 1.6.5 (2005/07/09)

  • Eclipse 3.1 support
  • Customization of Palette
  • Improvement about DTD preference page
  • Soft tab (insert spaces instead of tabs)
  • Customization of background and foreground color
  • XML Schema based validation and completion in the XML editor
  • Mapping taglib-uri to local files (It's same as DTD)
  • "Open Palette" action in HTML/JSP/XML editor context menu
  • "Comment(JSP)" action in the JSP editor context menu

Version 1.6.4 (2005/04/08)

  • CSS Editor
  • Some bugs are fixed

Version 1.6.3 (2005/03/19)

  • JDK 1.5 support
  • Getting taglib from xmlns
  • Hyperlink support in "href" and others (CTRL+Click)
  • Fixed some problems

Version 1.6.2 (2005/03/01)

  • Fixed problem about preview in system undefault charset
  • Fixed problem about preview then JSP contains non-close-tag
  • Fixed problem that jsp:... is reported as error
  • Fixed problem that attribute value completion is disabled when no value characters are input
  • Supports default text editor's action such as "Markset","Incremental search" and "Print"
  • Added option that disable DTD in XML editor

Version 1.6.1 (2005/02/19)

  • Loading TLD from WEB-INF/web.xml and WEB-INF/lib/*.jar.
  • Validation taglibs (it examines whether tag and required attrs exist) in the JSP Editor.
  • Focusing to editor, after insert tags from tag palette.
  • A tag palette insert <%@ taglib .. %> automatically when it is not exist.
  • CSS completion supports multi classes like class="aa bb".

Version 1.6.0 (2005/02/13)

  • This version requires JDT and GEF.

Version 1.5.3 (2005/01/29)

Version 1.5.2 (2005/01/22)

Version 1.5.1 (2005/01/16)

Version 1.5.0 (2004/12/25)

Version 1.4.1 (2004/12/10)

Version 1.4.0 (2004/11/30)

Version 1.3.0 (2004/11/23)

Version 1.2.0 (2004/09/15)

Version 1.1.0 (2004/09/13)

Version 1.0.0 (2004/09/10)

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