Changing the "Rich text options" ( Preferences-->Edit Shared Settings) to "Advanced Editor" in the WCM authoring portlet doesn't help to enable the "ephox editor" when we are using the inline authoring (inline authoring tools components).
WCM uses special instance of the authoring portlet that is reserved specifically for web content authoring tasks like inline authoring (using inline authoring tools components..etc). This is installed on page that is hidden from the page navigation available to typical users.
You need to change the "Rich text options" of reserved portlet ( You can navigate to hidden page as
The following tasks use the reserved authoring portlet:
- Selecting a web content folder when creating or editing the properties of a web content page.
- Configuring the JSR 286 web content viewer, such as selecting the content item to display.
- Performing inline editing using authoring tools components rendered in the JSR 286 web content viewer.
The unique name of the hidden portal page is com.ibm.wps.hiddenpage.wcm.Authoring_Portlet and
the unique name of the portlet window of the authoring portlet instance on the hidden portal page is com.ibm.wps.hiddenpage.wcm.control.Authoring_Portlet.