Text extension is required, at least if you want to work with text of any kind and that’s very likely. This extension is a little bit different, it doesn’t even render HTML. It’s plain text, that’s all.
Breaking Change from 1.x → 2.x
Tiptap 1 tried to hide that node from you, but it has always been there. You have to explicitly import it from now on (or use
npm install @tiptap/extension-text