Troubleshooting: WordPress Editor Toolbar Doesn’t Match BizTek Page Builder Toolbar

There are two types of differences between the WordPress and BizTek Page Builder text editors,that you might notice:

  • The default WordPress text editor toolbar has some icons that BizTek Page Builder doesn’t, and vice versa.
  • Some WordPress plugins add icons to the WordPress text editor toolbar that don’t appear in the BizTek Page Builder text editor toolbar.

Both of these cases are described here.

Editor toolbar differences

If you’re used to working with the WordPress text editor, you might notice some subtle differences in the BizTek Page Builder text editor. Here’s a specific comparison. In this screenshot, the WordPress text editor is displayed above and the BizTek Page Builder text editor is displayed below.

Screenshots highlighting the differences between WordPress text editor and BizTek Page Builder text editor.

Items in BizTek Page Builder that don’t appear in the WordPress editor:

(These are the orange items in the lower BizTek Page Builder editor)

  • Expand the text editor to full screen
    Handy when you have lots of text.
  • Font sizes
    This setting makes it convenient to change text size without going to the Text tab and typing in the code.

Items in the WordPress editor that are missing in BizTek Page Builder:

(These are the pink circled items in the upper WordPress editor)

  • Insert Read More tag
    BizTek Builder doesn’t use the    more tag or the text <!--more--> because it breaks BizTek Page Builder.
  • Text strikethrough
    You can add text strikethrough in either of the following ways:

    • Click the Text tab and enclose your text in an <s> tag. For example:
      <s>keyboard shortcuts</s>  results in keyboard shortcuts.
    • Use the Alt+Shift+d keyboard shortcut on Windows; Control+Option+d on Mac.
  • Keyboard shortcuts
    You can access a more complete list of keyboard shortcuts  in the WordPress codex.

Plugin icons in the WordPress toolbar missing in the BizTek Page Builder text editor

In addition, you might have some special icons on your WordPress toolbar for plugins that don’t appear in the BizTek Page Builder text editor. For example, the following screenshot shows some plugin buttons in the WordPress editor toolbar.

Screenshot of plugin items in the WordPress Text editor.

These icons are missing in BizTek Page Builder:

Screenshot of highlighting the lack of plugin items in BizTek Page Builder.

Plugin buttons that appear in the WordPress text editor are removed in BizTek Page Builder because, in WordPress coding concepts, the WordPress text editor is considered “back end” and BizTek Page Builder is considered “front end.” Many plugins are only coded to work in the WordPress “back end” admin area, and when used in the front end, they don’t work or even completely break BizTek Page Builder.

The only way to fix this is to contact our Support Team so that we can attempt to contact the plugin developer and request that they make the plugin BizTek Builder-compatible.