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Math and science in Joomla

Type and handwrite math notation in Joomla.

  • Create mathematical notation with a visual editor (WYSIWYG)

WIRIS plugin for TinyMCE enhances your text editor with new icons to edit math equations and chemical formulas with WIRIS EDITOR.

How does it work?

Just click on the new MathType and ChemType icons that appear in your rich text editor toolbar. Create a scientific expressions with the classical interface or handwrite it.

When you click on Accept, your expression will be converted into an image and displayed along with your other content.

Technical overview


WIRIS EDITOR comes with a WYSIWYG interface based on HTML and Javascript.

  • New icon in the toolbar
  • Handwriting recognition for mobile devices. Works with iPad and other tablets.
  • Accesibility text automatically included in math formulas.
  • LaTeX support
  • Interface requests images to a web-service
  • Images are stored in a cache folder