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RTE open in new window not working

There is a XSS Filter known  issue with the RTE component affecting Adobe CQ 5.6, the XSS filter trims the target attribute of the a element.


Inside the RTE component, the open in new window feature of the hyperlink component doesn’t work. As a result, the link is opened in the same page.


We need to declare the target attribute in the antisamy configuration file in CRXDE Light as follow:

    1. Copy /libs/cq/xssprotection/config.xml to /apps/cq/xssprotection/config.xml.
    2. Open /apps/cq/xssprotection/config.xml.
    3. In the common-attributes section, add the following target attribute declaration.

    1. Find the a tag declaration by searching the term
    2. Add the line below in the list of attributes.

  1. Save the file.
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