Thursday, 4 September 2014

Using custom xtypes in Adobe Experience Manager 6 Touch UI

You can configure Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) 6 so that a custom xtype (that may be developed in an earlier version of AEM) works in the AEM 6 Touch UI. A custom xtype is an ExtJS script that uses the AEM widget API. By default, an AEM component that uses  a custom xtype works in AEM classic view. However, by default, it will not work in AEM Touch UI. You have to further configure AEM 6 to make a custom xtype work in AEM 6 Touch UI, as shown in this illustration.


This is an illustration of a custom xtype working in AEM 6 Touch UI. This development article walks you through how to make a custom xtype work in AEM 6 Touch UI. To read it, click http://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/using/creating-touchui-xtypes.html.

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1 comment:

  1. For Touch UI we need to create cq:dialog widget under the component we cannot use normal dialog, i want to know how use custom multifield under cq:dialog node. The link which is given your blog shows how to use custom multifield with normal dialog which can only be accessed in Classic UI.

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