David Gwyer and company over at PressCoders have posted an in depth rundown on how to integrate the native WordPress post editor into plugins. They’ll also have you going a step further and showing you how to set up multiple instances of it on the same page.
We’ve all seen plugins where the developer tried to reinvent the wheel. It might work great, but the user interface is riddled with fields and buttons that look like they came out of a horror movie. The post makes mention of some new functions like
wp_editor() in WordPress 3.3 that should make it easier to standardize the user interface for plugin developers. When using plugins, how important is it that the interface looks similar to the native WordPress admin?