Silverlight deprecation with the Microsoft Edge web browser

  • Sitecore has a number of applications that use Microsoft Silverlight. When you use Microsoft Edge browser (available in Windows 10) to access one of these applications, you can see that some content is missing. Support for Silverlight was discontinued in Microsoft Edge.

    For more information, see the following article: Moving to HTML5 Premium Media.

    To view an application that uses Silverlight, please use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Apple Safari.

  • The following applications currently use Microsoft Silverlight:
    • Engagement Automation [1]
    • Path Analyzer [2]
    • Sitecore App Center [3]
    • Executive Insight Dashboard [4]
    • [1] Engagement Automation has moved to Marketing Automation functionality that does not depend on Silverlight since Sitecore XP 9.0 Initial release.
    • [2] Path Analyzer is fully HTML5 compliant in Sitecore XP 8.2 Initial release and later versions.
    • [3] Sitecore App Center has already been discontinued:
    • [4] Executive Insight Dashboard has been deprecated in Sitecore XP 8.0 Initial release and replaced by the Experience Analytics application (fully HTML5 compliant).

Applies to:

CMS 6+

August 06, 2015
October 22, 2020

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