This Lightning Tip video, we’re going to walk through how to add in a code snippet that Content Editors can easily add into a Rich Text field using the Sitecore Rich Text Editor.

adding a new code snippet

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From the Sitecore Experience Platform Dashboard, navigate to the Desktop

In the bottom right-hand corner of the screen, switch from the Master database to the Core database.

Navigate to the Content Editor.

Navigate to System > Settings > Html Editor Profiles

Find the Rich Text Editor that you’re currently using. If you’re not sure, navigate to the /sitecore/admin/showconfig.aspx page from your environment and do a search for your HtmlEditor.DefaultProfile setting.

Do you want to change what you’re using? Check out my friend Erik’s video overview on how this is done.

Expand the Rich Text Editor folder and navigate to Snippets

Duplicate any existing snippet by right-clicking on it and choosing Duplicate.

Enter a name for your new snippet and click OK.

Populate the Header field with the title you’d like your Content Authors to see

Save your changes.

Switch back to the Master database via the icon in the bottom right of your screen.

Go back to the Content Editor and find an item you’d like to test out your new snippet with.

From the Rich Text Editor, click the Code Snippet icon.

Pick your new snippet from the list.

Your new snippet is added to the field and ready for editing.