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By default, the ability to switch to the classic UI from the editor has been disabled.


To re-enable the option Open in Classic UI in the Page Information menu, follow these steps.

  1. Using CRXDE Lite, find the following node:


    For example


  2. Create an overlay using the Overlay Node option; for example:

    • Path: /apps/wcm/core/content/editor/jcr:content/content/items/content/header/items/headerbar/items/pageinfopopover/items/list/items/classicui
    • Overlay Location: /apps/
    • Match Node Types: active (select the checkbox)
  3. Add the following multi-value text property to the overlaid node:

    sling:hideProperties = ["granite:hidden"]

  4. The Open in Classic UI option is again available in the Page Information menu when editing pages.


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