The HTML editor (also known as the 'html toolbar' or 'text editor') allows you to format text, create links, and insert multimedia. It can be used when setting up your topic site to add instructional or narrative guidelines for students/users. The HTML editor is available to students when they add content to forums, blogs, glossaries, databases and wikis.
The default HTML editor is Atto:
The HTML editor is used almost everywhere you can enter text. Most activities incorporate an HTML editor, commonly found in the Description field for an activity or resource. The functions of the HTML editor are particularly useful when adding content to pages, books, labels, forum posts and wikis (or wherever scaffolding is needed).