Recently, my colleagues and I discussed frustration with the editing process for AEM dialogs. You have to edit the dialog XML, sync it, and preview it on an AEM page. One idea discussed was having a tool to edit AEM dialogs within AEM and how beneficial that would be for us. I thought it was a great idea and decided to implement it! So, here it is:
Introducing AEM Dialog Editor
See the repository for the code and install package.
I’ve made a Feature Review Issue for this with ACS Commons.
Edit Dialog XML in the browser. Dialog is refreshed on save.
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Component Dialog SuperType Lookup and Update
Then, it will show all the
sling:resourceSuperTypes of the current dialog’s components and give you the ability to switch to any of them and make updates.
Finally, it will search for dialogs under
/apps to be edited with the Dialog Editor.
And that’s it! Give it a shot, and don’t forget to star the repo!