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A listing of WYSIWYG editors

Free Editors


Nvu is based on Gecko, the layout engine inside Mozilla; it's a fast, reliable, standards compliant engine maintained by a wide community of developers. Its support of XML, CSS and JavaScript make it one of the best authoring platforms on the market. Its architecture based on XUL makes it an extensible editing tool.

Primarily made for Linspire and other Linux flavors, its cross-platform architecture makes it available on a wide variety of other platforms. Nvu binary test builds are available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and FreeBSD.

Trellian WebPage

Trellian WebPage is freeware software with a wide range of features. It offers a drag and drop interface, a preview screen that allows you to see your page under commonly used screen sizes, built-in FTP uploader, table creation wizard, form creation tool, etc. It also has a syntax highlighting HTML editor for people who may want to switch to the HTML mode for some fine tuning.

Quanta Plus

Quanta Plus is a highly stable and feature rich web development environment for KDE. The vision with Quanta has always been to start with the best architectural foundations, design for efficient and natural use and enable maximal user extensibility.

Proprietary Editors

Adobe GoLive

Adobe GoLive is an HTML editor from Adobe Systems. After Creative Suite 3 integrated Dreamweaver as a replacement for GoLive, Adobe released GoLive 9 as a standalone product.

Microsoft Expression Web

Microsoft Expression Web, the successor of FrontPage, is a WYSIWYG HTML editor and general web design program by Microsoft. Expression Web uses its own standards-based rendering engine.

Online Services

Google Page Creator

This free web creation and hosting service by Google offers dozens of templates, intuitive interface, 100MB storage space, and a unique subdomain for each site.


Freewebs is a free web hosting and web design service. It provides site-building services with their Ajax Site Builder and hundreds of templates. Users can add blogs, forums, and other advanced features.


SiteGalore allows webhosts, ISPs, domain registrars and other service providers to tap the fast growing DIY website building market for small businesses. SiteGalore enables small businesses to create professional-looking websites fully integrated with payment gateways, shopping cart, flash intro animation, customized form, blogs, photo album, maps, driving directions, etc. on their own, in just a few minutes. Free trial is available at SitegGalore.com .