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Version: 2023.2

Preview / Iframe Panel

Provide a URL and make use of the context paramater to render a response of your choice.

Class Configuration

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Note that you can provide a freely selectable string that will be added to the context information. See the output of the example below.

Sample Controller Code


namespace App\Controller;

use Pimcore\Model\DataObject\Service;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Request;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Response;
use Symfony\Component\Routing\Annotation\Route;

class IFrameController extends \Pimcore\Controller\FrontendController
* @Route("/iframe/summary")
public function summaryAction(Request $request): Response
$context = json_decode($request->get("context"), true);
$objectId = $context["objectId"];
$language = $context["language"];

// get the current editing data, not the saved one!
$object = Service::getElementFromSession('object', $objectId);

// If the object is opened the first time it is not in the session yet,
// so we load the saved one
if ($object === null) {
$object = Service::getElementById('object', $objectId);

$response = '<h1>Title for language "' . $language . '": ' . $object->getTitle($language) . "</h1>";

$response .= '<h2>Context</h2>';
$response .= array_to_html_attribute_string($context);
return new Response($response);

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