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 intercom app ID

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