Uncaught TypeError: $(...).summernote is not a function

Created at 13-Jul-2021 , By samar

Uncaught TypeError: $(...).summernote is not a function

With this article, we will examine several different instances of how to solve the "Uncaught TypeError: $(...).summernote is not a function".

You have to add the summernote js script to avoid the Uncaught TypeError: $(...).summernote is not a function error. This error occurs when you try to call the summernote method on an element without including script to your web page. You can use script by specifying the file path of your file directory and you can use CDN.
  • Summernote Javascript CDN

    <script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/summernote/0.8.2/summernote.js"></script>
  • Implement Summernote with bootstrap 4

    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html lang="en">
        <meta charset="UTF-8">
        <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-Gn5384xqQ1aoWXA+058RXPxPg6fy4IWvTNh0E263XmFcJlSAwiGgFAW/dAiS6JXm" crossorigin="anonymous">
        <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.1.min.js"></script>
        <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js" integrity="sha384-JZR6Spejh4U02d8jOt6vLEHfe/JQGiRRSQQxSfFWpi1MquVdAyjUar5+76PVCmYl" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
        <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js" integrity="sha384-ApNbgh9B+Y1QKtv3Rn7W3mgPxhU9K/ScQsAP7hUibX39j7fakFPskvXusvfa0b4Q" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
        <link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/summernote@0.8.18/dist/summernote.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
        <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/summernote@0.8.18/dist/summernote.min.js"></script>
        <textarea class="form-control" id="summernote">Lorem ipsum</textarea>
            $(document).ready(function() {

    You can use bootstrap 4 and summernote CDN to use summernote in your html page.

  • Summernote CDN

    <link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/summernote@0.8.18/dist/summernote.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/summernote@0.8.18/dist/summernote.min.js"></script>

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