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Opens a dialog in which the React component with the given name is rendered.

The given React component must have been registered as a Scrivito extension. If the Scrivito UI is not present, calling this function has no effect.



  • name (String) – Name of the React component to be displayed in the dialog, e.g. SiteSettingsDialog.

Example: Dialog for editing the Google Analytics key

Scrivito.registerComponent("SiteSettingsDialog", () => { return ( <Scrivito.ContentTag content={Scrivito.getClass("SiteSettings") .all() .first()} attribute="googleAnalyticsKey" /> ); }); Scrivito.openDialog("SiteSettingsDialog");

For a comprehensive example on how to integrate custom dialogs into Scrivito’s user interface, see Using Custom Dialogs and Menu Items.