The Free versions of WebSpellChecker (WSC) and SpellCheckAsYouType (SCAYT) products are provided as plugins which are integrated by default in the CKEditor 4 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.

This information provided here is actual only for CKEditor 4.xx and lower versions like CKEditor 3.xx.

DescriptionCloud FreeCloud TrialCloud Paid
OverviewThe Free version of SCAYT and WSC plugins for CKEditor is provided with banner ads and limited functionality.CKEditor's customers can subscribe to the 14-day SCAYT and WSC to evaluate the full version of our products with their system to understand if our solution meets their expectations and requirements.CKEditor's customers can migrate from the Free or Trial to WebSpellChecker Paid services and get rid of the banner ad and receive additional benefits.
Pricing, $Free

Free for 14 days starting from the subscription date


Starting from $173/y

SCAYT and WSC are two separate products. Thus, if you are interested in using both SCAYT and WSC, you are required to obtain two service subscriptions accordingly. 

Words usage
  • As of Jan 14, 2019, up to 50,000 words are processed per day from a single website (domain). Once the limit is reached, the proofreading stops until the next day (00:00 UTC-0).
  • WSC Dialog: 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.

Depending on the pricing plan, the usage limit varies from 200 million to billions of words processed during the year. There is no daily limit set. Once the yearly limit is reached, the service will stop working.

  • WSC Dialog: The maximum allowed text size for a single request is set to 1MB.
Bannerless

The Free version comes with banner ads suggesting you upgrade to the Paid version.

The Trial version comes with banner ads suggesting you upgrade to the Paid version.

No banner ads. Upon the upgrade from the Free/Trial versions to the Paid, the banner ads are removed.
Spell checkingAvailable

Grammar checking

Not available

Available in over 20 languages

ThesaurusNot availableAvailable. The thesaurus feature is available only in WSC plugin for CKEditor for the following languages: American and British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.
Supported languages

15 languages

Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese languages are excluded from the default languages list for the Free services in May 2017. Read more here.

Over 160 languages

Custom dictionary

*Company-wide custom dictionary is aimed at extending a list of words in the default dictionaries with your custom words and are stored on our servers.

Not available

Available


Depending on the type of the product used (SCAYT or WSC), the initial storage for words will be different.

  • All the words added using SCAYT User Dictionary functionality will go to the browser local storage. Thus, all the words will be stored on the end user’s side and will be available from this particular browser.
  • The words added using WSC Dialog User Dictionary functionality will be saved in browser cookies, as well on the end user’s side.

Personal user dictionaries are separated and tied to separate customer ID, thus, they are more secure.

Depending on the type of the product used (SCAYT or WSC), the initial storage for words will be different.

  • All the words added using SCAYT User Dictionary functionality will go to the browser local storage. Thus, all the words will be stored on the end user’s side and will be available from this particular browser.
  • The words added using WSC Dialog User Dictionary functionality will be saved in browser cookies, as well on the end user’s side.

Unlike the Free version, end users are provided with an option to save their personal user dictionaries on our servers. This will allow users to use their saved dictionaries within a number of devices, browsers. Thus, they don't need to create dictionaries each time they clean browser cache or need to login to the system from a different computer or device.

Data security (SSL version) HTTP/HTTPS
Subscription managementNot available. Those who use the Free version do not have a separate account page. The Free version are already configured and tied to specific service ID that available for all Free users.

Available. On the subscription to Trial version, we create an account on our website that allows our customers to manage their subscription:

  • Review and update profile information, contact details that are associated with the service subscription.
  • Check the general information about subscription (registration date, last payment date, type of the subscription, expiration date, your service ID, and service activation key).
  • Monitor the service usage.
  • Upgrade to Paid version / Renew subscription / Unsubscribe.
  • Manage Custom dictionaries.
Technical supportNot available
Technical support assistance is limited to providing general configuration instructions.

Technical support assistance is available and includes help with migration to the paid version; configuration instructions; basic customer support.

Privacy policy

WebSpellChecker hosts and processes data with Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosting service provider in the United States (US). AWS is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield which enables the compliant transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. Please check more detailed information in our Privacy Policy.