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TinyMCE Backslash Button


When using Japanese or Korean font, backlash appear as Yen or Won sign, beacuse Yen and Won sign have the same ASCII code as backslash.

This plugin provides a TinyMCE button and Quicktag to enter backslash. Even when using Japanese or Korean font, backslash doesn’t appear as Yen or Won sign.


  • Easy to enter backslashes even when using Japanese or Korean font.
  • Localization: English(Default), 日本語(Japanese, UTF-8).


  • This plugin requires the default visual editor(TinyMCE). Other visual editors are not supported.
  • On some clients(Visitor’s PC, mobile), backslash may appear as Yen or Won sign.


  • This is the button on Visual editor(TinyMCE).
  • This is the button on HTML editor.
  • This is entered backslashes.
  • This is setting panel.



  1. Upload plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.
  3. If you need, go to “Settings” -> “TinyMCE Backslash” to configure.


Click “backslash” button to enter backslashes.


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“TinyMCE Backslash Button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Fix a bug: Using bloginfo() in the wrong way.
  • Fix a bug: A missing textdomain.
  • Fix a bug: The function name which may conflict with “SyntaxHighlighter TinyMCE Button” someday.


  • Modified Quicktag processing to be compliant with WordPress 3.3.
  • Added Quicktag button into the Comment editor.


  • Added the button into HTML editor. The button makes easy to enter backslashes even when using Japanese or Korean font.
  • Rewrote the code using class.


  • This is the initial release.