AEM 6.5: HTL @ extension = 'html' doesn't work for external links

Answers (3)

Answers (3)

SonDang

Employee

17-09-2019

I do not think that HTL has such functionality to distinguish internal/external links. You will need to write something custom to handle case a use case. Take a look at this [1] to help you in creating this customization.

[1] https://wcm.io/handler/link/usage.html

nikunjj81682294

17-09-2019

https://docs.adobe.com/content/help/en/experience-manager-htl/using/htl/block-statements.html#sly-el... The documentation on this page says "The @extension works in all scenarios in AEM 6.3, before you could have a result like www.adobe.com.html and also checks whether to add or not add the extension." The use case is that we dont want to add html to external links. Is that something which cannot be solved using @ extension?

jbrar

Employee

17-09-2019

As per my understanding and the sly documentation at [1], @extension will add the extension to the path. So, this is working as expected.

URL manipulation

Adds the html extension to a path.

<a href="${item.path @ extension = 'html'}">${item.name}</a>

Adds the html extension and a selector to a path.

<a href="${item.path @ extension = 'html', selectors='products'}">${item.name}</a>

I tried the following on my side:

  ${'https://www.google.com/resources' @  extension='html'}

The output is below:

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[1] HTL Block Statements