|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|
Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge is available from the Microsoft Store. You can install it like any other Microsoft Edge extension.
Get it here: https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9N7BFQ5XL3FR
After you've installed Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge, you'll see an Acrolinx icon 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 the Acrolinx Server with SSL
Secure the Acrolinx Server with SSL because Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge only connects to Acrolinx Servers using HTTPS. This means that the server address in the Sidebar has to start with the prefix HTTPS and follow this pattern: https://<SERVER_ADDRESS>:<PORT>.
Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
To use Acrolinx for Microsoft Edge you'll need to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on the Acrolinx Server. Check out this article on how to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on your Core Server .
Optional: Configure Acrolinx to Recognize Your File Type
Older servers might need some extra help recognizing some https files. You can Configure Acrolinx to Recognize Your File Type. In the Acrolinx Dashboard go to Maintenance > Configuration Properties > server/bin/format.properties to edit. Add the property 10000.HTML = https?://.* and save the file. Make sure to restart the server to activate your saved changes.