Custom HTML

The Custom HTML app allows you to create an app using your own custom HTML and Javascript code.


IMPORTANT: Enabling custom app pages allows users to create pages containing HTML, JavaScript, and other client-side scripting languages. Your subscription administrator must enable custom apps. Customers should consider and follow their own security policies and procedures when developing and implementing custom HTML pages. Improper implementation can expose your subscription to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) security vulnerabilities such as code injection and the manipulation of client-side applications by malicious users. Handle output properly by encoding or using an escaping sequence, validating user -supplied input, and using HTTPOnly cookie flag. For more information, please visit XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Prevention Cheat Sheet.

Custom code

You are responsible for developing and maintaining the custom code entered into the Custom HTML app. Code may be written in HTML or Javascript, and query data using CA Agile Central's Web Services API and App SDK.

If you do not have resources in your organization to create custom code, CA Agile Central offers a code-for-hire service. Contact our Platform Extension Services team for more information.

View source code

You may quickly obtain the code from an existing Custom HTML app to make a copy or edit details. To view the source code of an installed app:

  1. Click the gear menu icon at top of the app title bar, then select the View Source option.
  2. From the pop-up window, click the Select All icon to highlight the app code.
  3. Copy the highlighted code by right-clicking and selecting Copy, or use the cmd+c shortcut on your keyboard.
  4. Paste the code into a new Custom HTML app or editor and make your changes.


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