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I want to destroy the editor instance manually and then set it again when the component is updated. I am using ReactJs but I am not using the react wrapper. Whenever I try to call the destroy function I got the error that destroy is not a function.

const MyEditor = () => {
  const [editor, setEditor] = useState([]);
  useEffect(() => {
    if (editor.length != 0) { 
      new EditorJS({
        holder: "editor",
        placeholder: "Insert your text here!",
        tools: {
          header: Header,
          list: List,
          quote: Quote,
          checklist: Checklist,
          code: Code,
          table: Table,
          image: {
            class: ImageTool,
            config: {
              endpoints: {
                byFile: "myFile",
                byUrl: "myUrl"
        data: {
          blocks: myBlocks
  }, [myData]);

Issue Analytics

  • State:open
  • Created 4 years ago
  • Reactions:3
  • Comments:11 (3 by maintainers)

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mohanagycommented, Jan 3, 2020

you can use it inside isReady editor.isReady .then(() => { // editor.destroy(); /** Do anything you need after editor initialization */ });

evanjmgcommented, Apr 22, 2021

getting this now with read only mode

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