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Text filter that removes empty paragraphs.

Empty Paragraph Killer is helpful if your writers tend to press return twice
between paragraphs, resulting in an "empty" paragraph (p nbsp; /p) when the
content is viewed. This module removes that sort of paragraph.


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Configuration >
    Text editors and formats.

  • Click the Configuration button for one of the listed text formats.

  • Under Filter settings, click the checkbox for "Empty paragraph filter".

  • Move Empty paragraph filter to the bottom of the filter list, unless you know
    there are other filters that need to be processed after it.

  • Click the Save Configuration button.


Bugs and feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue.

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This project is GPL v2 software.
See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for complete text.