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Contentful provides a curated list of examples that can be easily installed and used in a personal space. These examples can be customized to cater specific needs.

The examples can be viewed on the Contentful Web App (navigate to Settings > Extensions) or in GitHub.

To install an example

  1. Select Install an example from the Add extension drop down.

  2. Select the desired extension and click Install.

  3. If required, edit the extension.

  4. Click Save to complete the installation.

To install from Github

  1. Select Install from GitHub from the Add extension drop down.

  2. Enter a public GitHub link to an extension.json descriptor file or select one from the contentful/extensions repository.

  3. Click Install to complete the installation.

Assigning UI Extensions to a Field

Post successful installation, UI Extensions can be assigned to a field corresponding to a content type.

To assign UI Extensions to a field:

  1. Navigate to a Content Type.

  2. Select a field in the Content Type.

  3. Navigate to Settings> Appearance of the field.

  4. Select the desired UI Extension.

  5. Navigate to an entry of the Content Type to see the selected UI Extension in action.

The image below shows the Appearance tab under Setting of a field:

To use the extension across several fields or content types, repeat the above steps again for each field.

Next steps

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