Archive for January, 2017

AEM 6.2 Image Upload Dialogs

Ben Zahler

When migrating to AEM 6.2 (we’re using SP1), the dialog for uploading images (or any other file) may not work with your existing configuration.

Affected are dialog items with sling:resourceType=”granite/ui/components/foundation/form/fileupload”.

The fix is very easy: Simply add this property to the configuration node:

In the documentation Adobe describes field uploadUrl as “The URL where to upload the file, you can use ${suffix.path} to use the current suffix”. It seems that value ${suffix.path} is what you need to put to get the default behavior.

However, there is another catch: in our tests, setting the image/file upload to mandatory breaks the functionality.
To make it work, remove the following property if present:

Hopefully, Adobe will fix this soon…

here is a full configuration of the upload item that works for us: