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Inheritance Value Map in Experience Fragment


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I have experience Fragment Footer/master.


There is a tag field (cq:tags) available on both Footer and Master. I have authored on Footer but not on master


Now if I try to run a workflow on master and try to fetch cq:tags using InheritanceValueMap I am not able to fetch from Footer properties.


InheritanceValueMap inheritanceValueMap = new HierarchyNodeInheritanceValueMap(resource);
String[] tagValue = inheritanceValueMap.getInherited("cq:tags", String[].class);



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I've tried by initiating a Workflow Model on the master node. And I can have the value of cq:tags I have set on the parent Footer Experience Fragment.

My Workflow Model has a custom WorkflowProcess. Here is the simplified version of the code - 

@Component(service = WorkflowProcess.class, property = {"process.label=Test Workflow Process"})
public class TestProcess implements WorkflowProcess {
    public void execute(WorkItem workItem, WorkflowSession workflowSession, MetaDataMap metaDataMap) throws WorkflowException {
        try {
            Session session = workflowSession.adaptTo(Session.class);
            WorkflowData workflowData = workItem.getWorkflowData();

            if ("JCR_PATH".equals(workflowData.getPayloadType()) && workflowData.getPayload() != null) {
                String payloadData = workflowData.getPayload().toString();
                String pagePath = session.itemExists(payloadData) ? payloadData : StringUtils.EMPTY;

                Resource resource = workflowSession.adaptTo(ResourceResolver.class).getResource(pagePath);
                String[] tagValue = new HierarchyNodeInheritanceValueMap(resource).getInherited("cq:tags", String[].class);

                log.info(String.join(", ", tagValue));
        } catch (RuntimeException | RepositoryException e) {
            log.error("error due to {}", e.getMessage(), e);


Please make sure that your imports are from com.adobe.granite.workflow. Here are the ones I used - 

import com.adobe.granite.workflow.WorkflowException;
import com.adobe.granite.workflow.WorkflowSession;
import com.adobe.granite.workflow.exec.WorkItem;
import com.adobe.granite.workflow.exec.WorkflowData;
import com.adobe.granite.workflow.exec.WorkflowProcess;
import com.adobe.granite.workflow.metadata.MetaDataMap;
import com.day.cq.commons.inherit.HierarchyNodeInheritanceValueMap;
import lombok.extern.slf4j.Slf4j;
import org.apache.commons.lang3.StringUtils;
import org.apache.sling.api.resource.Resource;
import org.apache.sling.api.resource.ResourceResolver;
import org.osgi.service.component.annotations.Component;

import javax.jcr.RepositoryException;
import javax.jcr.Session;