A field "wysiwyg" creates an editing element of an HTML page. There are several types of editors: TinyMCE, JCE, CKE and so on. Each editor provides standard functions of word processing. A part of them offer an advanced features for editing images and/or videos.
Common Plugin Settings (Link to the article)
Optional, write a text by default. It is applied at the first load of a form.
(Override) The default value of a field is overwritten by the value entered directly into the editing interface for a content type.
Select an option to choose an editor of the wysiwyg field. This parameter lists all the installed editors in Joomla.
Select option "Use Default" in order to use the editor of the "global configuration" of joomla.
Select an option to choose how to display "wysiwyg editor" field in a form:
- option 1 (Default): the "wysiwyg" field is displayed in the html page of a form,
- option 2 (Modal Box): the "wysiwyg" field is displayed in the light box after you click on button.