Use a Widget to View Entry JSON in the Contentstack SaaS Headless CMS

This blog post explains how you can use a widget to view the JSON representation of an entry in the Contentstack SaaS headless CMS user interface.

Update 23.Apr.2021: Contentstack Developer Custom Widget – Deliverystack.net

You can create a widget based on the JSON custom field to view the JSON representation of entries in the Contentstack UI.

  1. In a stack, click the gear, and then select Extensions.
  2. Click Add Extension, and then click JSON Editor.
  3. Copy the Extension source code to a new text file.
  4. Comment one line and replace one line as follows:
//extensionField.window.updateHeight(220);
//var value = extensionField.field.getData() || {};
var value = extension.entry._data;

Create a new widget using the modified source code.

Unfortunately, you can edit the JSON, but (without a small amount of additional effort to trigger the API call) you cannot use it to update the entry.

For a little more information about widgets and custom field types, see:

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