|Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge||1.0|
What You Should Know Before Installing
Before you install Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge, make sure that you've installed the following:
|Microsoft Edge||40 or later|
Check our compatibility guide if you want to know whether Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge works with your local platforms.
IntroductionYou can use Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge to check content in editable fields on most web pages. For example, you can check content in articles you write in an online help center like Zendesk. You can even check an email in Gmail or check content in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool.
Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge is particularly great if you create web content but don't yet have an Acrolinx product to use in your web CMS.
To get started, take a look at the following tasks and concepts:
Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge checks content that's in editable fields on most web pages.
The following table shows how well Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge works on some social media sites and other web tools:
|Zendesk Help Center||Partial|
Here's how to install Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge:
- Download the latest version of the Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge .zip file from your company download area.
- Extract the .zip file into a folder of your choice.
- Open Microsoft Edge and type 'about:flags' into the address bar.
- Select the Enable extension developer features checkbox.
- Restart Microsoft Edge.
- Go to Settings and More > Extensions.
- Click Load extension.
- Select the folder that you extracted in step 2.
- Click Select folder.
- An Acrolinx icon will appear in your Microsoft Edge browser toolbar.
To update Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge, first uninstall the previous version. Then simply follow the installation procedure for the new version as described above.
To uninstall Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge, follow these steps:
- Open Microsoft Edge and go to Settings and More > Extensions.
- Click on Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge.
- Click Remove.
If you click to show the Sidebar and the icon turns red , it means that we can't show the Sidebar on that page. Try to show the Sidebar on a different page.
- Secure your Acrolinx core server with SSL because Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge only connects to a core server using HTTPS. This means that the Acrolinx address in the Sidebar has to start with the prefix HTTPS and follow this pattern: https://<CORE_SERVER_ADDRESS>:<PORT>.
- Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on the Acrolinx core server. Check out this article on how to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on your Core Server .