The ACE Editor field offers the ability to edit back-end code in an easy to use and easy to read embedded interface.  In addition to matching the features of native code editors such as Sublime, Vim and TextMate, ACE offers real-time checking for code accuracy.



hintsarrayArray containing the content and optional title arguments for the hint tooltip.  More info.

Name Type Default Description
type string ‘ace_editor’ Value identifying the field type.
id string Unique ID identifying the field.  Must be different from all other field IDs.
title string Display title of the option.
subtitle string Subtitle display of the option, situated beneath the title.
desc string Description of the option, appearing beneath the field control.
class string Appends any number of classes to the field’s class attribute.
compiler bool Flag to set the compiler hook, or array of CSS selectors which passes dynamic CSS to the compiler hook.  More info.
required array Array of three values: Parent field ID, comparison operator, and value which affects the field’s visibility.  More info.
permissions string String specifying the capability required to view the section.  More info.
default string Default text to be displayed in the editor.
mode string ‘javascript’ Sets the language mode of the editor.  Accepts:  css html javascript json less markdown mysql php plain_text sass scss text xml
theme string ‘monokai’ Sets the theme of the editor.  Accepts: chrome or monokai
options array array(‘minLines’=> 12, ‘maxLines’ => 30) Pass any option to the Ace Editor object. For more details visit:

Example Declaration

    $fields = array(
        'id'       => 'css_editor',
        'type'     => 'ace_editor',
        'title'    => __('CSS Code', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'subtitle' => __('Paste your CSS code here.', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'mode'     => 'css',
        'theme'    => 'monokai',
        'desc'     => 'Possible modes can be found at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.',
        'default'  => "#header{\nmargin: 0 auto;\n}"

Example Usage

This example in based on the example usage provided above. Be sure to change $redux_demo to the value you specified in your opt_name argument.

    global $redux_demo;

    echo 'ACE Editor output: ' . $redux_demo['css-editor'];