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composite component containing other components

sreedobe
Level 4
Level 4

Hi,

 

I have article header, article next steps components. I would like to have a composite component "articlecontainer" that would be dropped in editable template.

 

issue is : if I drop article header, article insights components separately in editable template , when I click edit icon able to see dialog.

But, if I drop "articlecontianer" component in editable template , when I click on edit icon of included components, it is throwing 500 server error and dialog not displayed.

 

update1: simple components such as "helloworld" working fine. aricleheader, articleinsights components have policies and model classes throwing null pointer exception. I tried to see , if I can author policies but I could see only articlecontainer composite component in editabletemplate and not the components included through data-sly-resouce.

 

 

 

 

<div data-sly-test="${pageProperties.isArticlePage}">
    <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article">
  <div data-sly-resource="${'key-insights' @ resourceType='pi-web/components/content/articleinsights'}" />

    </div>
</div>

<div data-sly-test="${(wcmmode.edit || wcmmode.preview)}"
     class="cq-placeholder ${classAppend}"
     data-emptytext="${component.properties.jcr:title}${emptyTextAppend && ' - '}${emptyTextAppend}">
</div>

 

 

 

 

Above is htl code and below is component properties

 

article-composite.png

 

UPDATE 2: 

 

I tried to put null checks in code and created a page. The dialog coming up for article insights , but links dropdown is empty. data source servlet code, dialog model code screen shots below. 

issue-with-dialog-article-insights.pngcode-500-error-aritcle-insights.pngarticleinsights-model-issue.png500-article-service-error-log.png500-article-service-error.png

1 Accepted Solution
Arun_Patidar
Correct answer by
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

Hi

From the logs I can see, the contentResource could be null.

You can check the below sample code to get Policy value from design (e.g. is only for String type, but you can change the types)

/**
     * Method reads design dialog property and sets it.
     *
     * @Param resource - resource
     * @Param propertyName - propertyName
     * @Return <b>String</b> - property value or <b>null</b>
     */
    public static String getDesignPropertyValue(Resource resource, String propertyName, String defaultValue) {
        ResourceResolver resourceResolver = resource.getResourceResolver();
        ContentPolicyManager policyManager = resourceResolver.adaptTo(ContentPolicyManager.class);
        if (policyManager != null) {
            ContentPolicy contentPolicy = policyManager.getPolicy(resource);
            if (contentPolicy != null) {
                return contentPolicy.getProperties().get(propertyName, defaultValue);
            }
        }
        return defaultValue;
    }

}

 

 

 

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7 Replies
Veena_Vikram
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

What is the error you are getting in the error log when the component is throwing 500 error ? Can you send the logs ?

sreedobe
Level 4
Level 4

@Veena_Vikram  thanks for the response , I put in UPDATE2 with screenshot of log and also updated code blocks, screen shot of dialog for the component. ( what you see is update if blocks to get away with 500 null pointer exception.

 

 

Arun_Patidar
Correct answer by
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

Hi

From the logs I can see, the contentResource could be null.

You can check the below sample code to get Policy value from design (e.g. is only for String type, but you can change the types)

/**
     * Method reads design dialog property and sets it.
     *
     * @Param resource - resource
     * @Param propertyName - propertyName
     * @Return <b>String</b> - property value or <b>null</b>
     */
    public static String getDesignPropertyValue(Resource resource, String propertyName, String defaultValue) {
        ResourceResolver resourceResolver = resource.getResourceResolver();
        ContentPolicyManager policyManager = resourceResolver.adaptTo(ContentPolicyManager.class);
        if (policyManager != null) {
            ContentPolicy contentPolicy = policyManager.getPolicy(resource);
            if (contentPolicy != null) {
                return contentPolicy.getProperties().get(propertyName, defaultValue);
            }
        }
        return defaultValue;
    }

}

 

 

 

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sreedobe
Level 4
Level 4

@Arun_Patidar  @Veena_Vikram I have a servlet mapped with resourceType to dialog field. How to get policy, stored design dialog values that template author authored for component (select dropdown is dialog field that mapped to servlet to auto populate authored links from design dialog). Thanks again.

 

 

package com.company.aem.core.servlets;

import com.adobe.granite.ui.components.Value;
import com.adobe.granite.ui.components.ds.DataSource;
import com.adobe.granite.ui.components.ds.EmptyDataSource;
import com.adobe.granite.ui.components.ds.SimpleDataSource;
import com.adobe.granite.ui.components.ds.ValueMapResource;
import com.day.cq.wcm.api.policies.ContentPolicy;
import com.day.cq.wcm.api.policies.ContentPolicyManager;
import org.apache.sling.api.SlingHttpServletRequest;
import org.apache.sling.api.SlingHttpServletResponse;
import org.apache.sling.api.resource.Resource;
import org.apache.sling.api.resource.ResourceMetadata;
import org.apache.sling.api.resource.ResourceResolver;
import org.apache.sling.api.resource.ValueMap;
import org.apache.sling.api.servlets.SlingSafeMethodsServlet;
import org.apache.sling.api.wrappers.ValueMapDecorator;
import org.osgi.service.component.annotations.Component;

import javax.servlet.Servlet;
import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.List;

/**
 * 
 * Data source for links dropdown
 */
@Component(service = { Servlet.class }, property = {
		"sling.servlet.resourceTypes=" + AllowedArticleInsightsLinksServlet.RESOURCE_TYPE, "sling.servlet.methods=GET",
		"sling.servlet.extensions=html" })
public class AllowedArticleInsightsLinksServlet extends SlingSafeMethodsServlet
{

	public final static String RESOURCE_TYPE = "pi-web/components/content/articleinsights/datasource/allowedlinks";

	@Override
	protected void doGet(
			SlingHttpServletRequest request, SlingHttpServletResponse response)
			throws ServletException, IOException
	{
		SimpleDataSource
				allowedHeadingElementsDataSource =
				new SimpleDataSource(getAllowedHeadingElements(request).iterator());
		request.setAttribute(DataSource.class.getName(), allowedHeadingElementsDataSource);
	}

	private List<Resource> getAllowedHeadingElements(SlingHttpServletRequest request)
	{
		List<Resource> allowedHeadingElements = new ArrayList<>();
		ResourceResolver resolver = request.getResourceResolver();
		Resource contentResource = resolver.getResource((String) request.getAttribute(Value.CONTENTPATH_ATTRIBUTE));
		ContentPolicyManager policyManager = resolver.adaptTo(ContentPolicyManager.class);
		if (policyManager != null && contentResource != null)
		{
			ContentPolicy policy = policyManager.getPolicy(contentResource);
			if (policy != null)
			{
				request.setAttribute(DataSource.class.getName(), EmptyDataSource.instance());

				Resource allowedLinksResource = policy.adaptTo(Resource.class).getChild("links");
				if (allowedLinksResource != null)
				{
					ValueMap vm = null;

					for (Resource rs : allowedLinksResource.getChildren())
					{
						vm = new ValueMapDecorator(new HashMap<>());
						// Specify the value and text values
						String Value = rs.getValueMap().get("linkhref", String.class);
						String Text = rs.getValueMap().get("linkname", String.class);
						//populate the map
						vm.put("value", Value);
						vm.put("text", Text);

						allowedHeadingElements.add(
								new ValueMapResource(resolver, new ResourceMetadata(), "nt:unstructured", vm));
					}
				}

			}
		}
		return allowedHeadingElements;
	}

}

 

 

sreedobe
Level 4
Level 4

@Arun_Patidar  @Veena_Vikram  root cause found: If component is in "structure" of template, when a page is created, component node is not part of page content tree - issue occurs. If component is in "initial content" of template and page created then component node exists as part of page content tree and issue does not exist. (component is : article insights)

test-nov-18 - policy is null and issue exists.

test-nov-18-2, article-page-nov-18 - no issue. policy exists.

 

How to get component node and then associated policy values if component authored in structure of template and page created does not have the component node rather template has it- trying to populate select field in dialog with datasource values?

 

content-policy-issue.png

Veena_Vikram
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

The issue here I see is since you have 

<divdata-sly-resource="${'key-insights' @ resourceType='pi-web/components/content/articleinsights'}"/>

included the articleinsights component inside your container component, obviously it will not create an articleinsights node once you drop the container component. Rather than than, can you try keeping a parsys inside the container component and drag and drop your articleinsights component to it. ? It might be an easy way to fix this I guess. If it was only for one articleinsights component include, I am bit confused on the need for a container component in the first place