ExpressionEngine® User Guide

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HTML Buttons

Control Panel Location: Members ‣ Profile ‣ HTML Buttons

Each member may also specify their own HTML Formatting buttons. These buttons are available for use when creating or editing channel entries. By default, these will include the buttons specified in the HTML Buttons settings page. The user may edit or add to the buttons as desired. More information on button creation/editing is available on the HTML Buttons settings page.

Permission Restrictions

  • Access settings: Members
  • Members Allowed actions: Edit Members
  • Members Allowed actions: Can Edit Own HTML Formatting Buttons


Create New

This will take you to the create form.


The reorder icon in the left-most column of the table allows you to reorder the buttons by dragging and dropping the rows.


The icons in the manage column perform actions on the button in its row.


This will take you to the edit form.

Bulk Actions

The checkbox in the right-most column of the table selects a button for a bulk action. When at least one checkbox is checked the bulk action dropdown menu and submit button will be made available in the lower righthand corner of the table.


The selected buttons will be removed. Removing buttons will cause a confirmation modal to appear that will summarize the action.

Add Preset Button:

Clicking on any of these buttons will take you to the create form and pre-fill it.