We often get asked about what’s the best code editor for modifying
WordPress files? Well you can use any plain text editor such as NotePad,
however there are better editors out there with features like syntax
highlighting, advanced find and replace, FTP integration, etc. In this
article, we will show you some of the best code editors available for
Mac and Windows users.
is a text editor and source code editor for use with Microsoft Windows.
It supports tabbed editing, which allows working with multiple open
files in a single window. The project’s name comes from the C increment
operator. Notepad++ is distributed as free software.
Visual Studio Code
is a source code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and
macOS. It includes support for debugging, embedded Git control, syntax
highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, and code
is a free and open-source text and source code editor for macOS, Linux,
and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and
embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub. Atom is a desktop
application built using web technologies.
is a proprietary cross-platform source code editor with a Python
application programming interface. It natively supports many programming
languages and markup languages, and functions can be added by users
with plugins, typically community-built and maintained under