Content Fragment Component content-fragment-component

The Core Component Content Fragment component allows for the display of a content fragment.

Prior to release 2.4.0 of the Core Components, the Content Fragment component was available as an extension to the core components and had to be separately downloaded and explicitly enabled.

Usage usage

The Core Component Content Fragment Component allows for the inclusion of a content fragment on a page.

Version and Compatibility version-and-compatibility

The current version of the Content Fragment Component is v1, which was introduced with release 1.1.0 of the Core Components in October 2017, and is described in this document.

The following table details all supported versions of the component, the AEM versions with which the versions of the component is compatible, and links to documentation for previous versions.

Component Version
AEM 6.4
AEM 6.5
AEM as a Cloud Service
Compatible with
release 2.17.4 and prior
Prior to release 2.4.0, the Content Fragment component was located in the extensions folder.
From 2.4.0 it has been moved to the following location.
Although both are v1, any Content Fragment component that was used from the extensions folder will require a migration of its related proxy components to use the new resource type when upgrading to release 2.4.0 or higher of the Core Components.

For more information about Core Component versions and releases, see the document Core Components Versions.

Sample Component Output sample-component-output

To experience the Content Fragment Component as well as see examples of its configuration options as well as HTML and JSON output, visit the Component Library.

Technical Details technical-details

The latest technical documentation about the Content Fragment Component can be found on GitHub.

Further details about developing Core Components can be found in the Core Components developer documentation.

Configure Dialog configure-dialog

The configure dialog allows the content author to define the which content fragment and the elements of that fragment to be included.

Properties Tab properties-tab

Content Fragment Component

  • Content Fragment

    • Path to the desired content fragment
    • The Selection Dialog can be used to locate the fragment
  • Display Mode

    • Single Text Element - Enables selection of one multiline text element and enables paragraph control options
    • Multiple Elements - Allows selection of one or more elements of the selected content fragment
  • Element - The element or elements of the content fragment to include

  • Variation - Which variation of the content fragment to use (defaults to Master)

  • Paragraphs

    • All - Display all paragraphs

    • Range

      • Specify ranges of paragraphs which should be displayed, separated by a semicolon
      • For instance 1;3-5;7;9-* to include the 1st, the 3rd to 5th, the 7th, and the 9th to the final paragraphs
  • ID - This option allows to control the unique identifier of the component in the HTML and in the Data Layer.

    • If left blank, a unique ID is automatically generated for you and can be found by inspecting the resulting page.
    • If an ID is specified, it is the responsibility of the author to make sure that it is unique.
    • Changing the ID can have an impact on CSS, JS and Data Layer tracking.

Paragraph Control Tab paragraph-control-tab

This tab is not available when Multiple Elements mode is selected.

Content Fragment Component

  • Paragraphs - Allow selection of all paragraphs or a range
  • Handle heading as their own paragraphs

Design Dialog design-dialog

The design dialog allows the template author to define the resource types used to handle mixed-media images and responsive grids.

Design dialog of the Content Fragment Component

  • Internal responsive grid

    • The Sling resource type that is used for the internal responsive grid

Adobe Client Data Layer data-layer

The Content Fragment Component supports the Adobe Client Data Layer.