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Free vs Paid Cloud version in CKEditor


The Free versions of WebSpellChecker (WSC) and SpellCheckAsYouType (SCAYT) products are provided as plugins which integrated by default in CKEditor WYSIWYG editor. The Free version is available with a banner ad and has some limitations in the functionality in comparison with the Cloud Paid services provided by WebSpellChecker.

More detailed comparison analysis is presented below in the table.

Comparison table of WebSpellChecker Free and Paid services in CKEditor

# Description Cloud Free Cloud Paid
1 Overview The Free version of SCAYT and WSC products is built-in by default in the CKEditor rich text editor with a banner ad and limited functionality. CKEditor users can migrate from the Free to WebSpellChecker Paid services and get rid of the banner add and receive additional benefits.
2 Pricing Free $250 per year*
3 Banner Ad Yes No
4 Technical Support No Yes
5 User Interface Customizations No Yes
6 Default languages 14 languages: English, British English, Canadian English, Canadian French, French, German, Italian, Greek, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian Bokmal, Swedish, Finnish.
Note: Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese are excluded from the default languages list for the Free services in May 2017.
16 languages: English, British English, Canadian English, Canadian French, French, German, Italian, Greek, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian Bokmal, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese.
7 Additional languages (140+ languages) No Yes
*Paid customers can extend the default list of languages and add any of the additional languages to the list of supported languages for an additional one-time fee.
8 English Grammar Yes Yes
9 Custom Dictionary No Yes
*Paid customers can use the functionality of Custom Dictionaries that is aimed at extending a list of words in the default dictionaries with your custom words. It helps to improve the quality of spelling check services.
10 User Dictionary
*User Dictionary functionality is aimed at end-customers that allowing them to create personal dictionaries.
Yes
*User Dictionaries are not separated and available for all the customers who uses a free version of CKEditor.
Yes
*User Dictionaries are separated and tied to separate customer ID, thus they are more secure.
11 Data Security (SSL version)
*WebSpellChecker services can be used over HTTP/HTTPS
Yes Yes
12 Account Management No Yes
*Paid customers has a personal page on the WSC website that allows managing account and monitor statistics.
13 Usage Limitations Cloud SCAYT: There is a 7-second delay set after each 5 words entered by a user.
Cloud WSC: The maximum allowed text size for a single request is set to 10KB. To be able to check larger text divide your text into smaller chunks or upgrade to the paid services.
Cloud SCAYT: Up to 5 million requests or 50 million words per year. No freeze or delays are set for the paid customer.
Cloud WSC: Up to 10,000 sessions per year. The maximum allowed text size for a single request is set to 500KB.

*Pricing package “Plus” - please ask details about all pricing packages here: info@webspellchecker.net