Odd Behavior Using Edit In Context

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In newer versions of Ektron, users sometimes encounter odd editor behavior when using edit in context. This could be anything from slowness, to words not being properly highlighted, to the editor ribbon being placed in an unfriendly position on the page.

This behavior could be caused by the following setting in your web.config: 

To resolve the issue: 

  1. Open your site's web.config file.
  2. Find the following entry: .
  3. Change the "ek_EditControlWin" value to "Aloha" or "ContentDesigner".
  4. Retest the behavior

Note: In newer versions of Ektron, Aloha is the preferred editor.