Note: Developing a custom xtype is discussed in this development article.
The AEM component developed in this development article is used by the CQ parsys system and is placed onto the AEM sidekick. An AEM author can drag the component from the CQ sidekick onto an AEM page during design time.
|The AEM custom component being dragged from the CQ sidekick|
When the user clicks the Add Item, a Rich Text Editor (RTE) appears that lets the user enter text, as shown in the following illustration.
|A Rich Text Editor|
|Text entered into the Rich Text Editor displayed in an AEM web page|