The Core Component Button component allows for the configuration and display of a button item on a page.
Version and Compatibility
The current version of the Button Component is v1, which was introduced with release 2.5.0 of the Core Components in June 2019, 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.
AEM as a Cloud Service
For more information about Core Component versions and releases, see the document Core Components Versions .
Sample Component Output
To experience the Button Component as well as see examples of its configuration options as well as HTML and JSON output, visit the Component Library .
The configure dialog allows the content author to define the button and how it will behave and appear for a visitor to the page.
- Text - The text to display on the button
- Link - Link to a content page within AEM, an external resource, or an anchor
- Use the Selection Dialog to choose a path within AEM.
- Icon - Identifier for displaying an icon in the button
- 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.
On the Accessibility tab, values can be set for ARIA accessibility labels for the component.
- Label - Value of an ARIA label attribute for the component
The Image Component supports the AEM Style System .