The thesaurus is a plugin for searching for synonyms and the meaning of a word for Typemill.


This plugin works:

  • in the admin environment
  • in raw editor mode
  • with available languages : English, Italian
Animation thesaurus replacement


  • A working installation of TYPEMILL downloadable from Typemill.


You can find the code in the GitHub-repository iusvar/typemill-thesaurus.


To display the window containing the suggested synonyms, select a word by double clicking or by selecting while holding down the left mouse button.

After selecting a word, which can also be part of a longer word or several consecutive words, press the right mouse button (contextmenu).

If the word, or a string of words, is present in the dictionary, a list is provided where each row can have one or more children.

The window disappears when the left mouse button is pressed, if the button is pressed over a child row the word or string below replaces the searched word. The change made enables the save button.


Creation of dictionaries for each language already available in the TYPEMILL CMS. In alphabetical order:

  • Dutch, Flemish
  • French
  • German
  • Russian

If other languages were added, currently not available, they would be taken into consideration their dictionaries.

Licence and Credits

Typemill-thesaurus is published under MIT licence. Please check the licence of the included libraries, too.

This plugin would not have been possible without the LibreOffice dictionaries. Make sure you give that project a star on GitHub. Please read the licenses for each individual dictionary in the data folder.

Typemill-thesaurus uses the Toastify library.

How to Contribute

Here are some contribution-ideas for non-coder:

  • Find bugs and errors (open a new issue on GitHub for it).

Some ideas for devs (please fork this repository make your changes and create a pull request):

  • Fix a bug.
  • Create new thesaurus in other languages.

For hints, questions, problems and support, please open up a new issue on GitHub.


This is an open source project. You can support this project with a donation.


How to install

  • Download the Typemill CMS
  • Download this plugin (zip).
  • Unzip the plugin.
  • Upload the plugin to the plugin-folder of your Typemill installation.
  • Login to your Typemill installation.
  • Go to settings -> plugins and activate your plugin.