I created a sample Lightning Component quick action as outlined in the documentation, Configure Components for Custom Actions.

<aura:component implements="force:lightningQuickAction">

    <!-- Very simple addition -->

    <ui:inputNumber aura:id="num1"/> +
    <ui:inputNumber aura:id="num2"/>

    <ui:button label="Add" press="{!c.clickAdd}"/>


I then created a global action pointing to my Lightning component. So far, so good.

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The action shows up as expected in the standard layout editor when I view the Salesforce1 & Lightning Actions in either an object page layout or in Global Actions > Publisher Layouts.

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When I add the action to a page layout in this way, to the Salesforce1 and Lightning Experience Actions section of the layout, it appears in Lightning Experience as expected. Yay!

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However, if I create a Lightning "App Page" in Lightning App Builder, my Lightning Component quick action doesn't appear in the list of available actions. All global Create a Record and Log a Call type actions appear, but the Lightning Component action does not.

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Has anyone been able to add a Lightning Component quick action to their Lightning App pages in Lightning App Builder?

UPDATE: I have tried implementing force:availableForAllPageTypes and force:appHostable (together and separately) - these did not work.

  • Can you please share your code to see if all is ok? did you implement force:appHostable? – Itai Shmida Feb 19 '17 at 13:53
  • I have shared the code and screenshots. I tried implementing - at different times - force:appHostable and flexipage:availableForAllPageTypes (which seemed like the more likely solution since Lightning App pages in Lightning App Builder are flexipages). Neither worked. – shannonsans Feb 19 '17 at 18:15
  • Try adding flexipage:availableForAllPage and see if that helps. – naruto-sfdc Feb 19 '17 at 20:24
  • Tried that (see my previous comment) - didn't help. – shannonsans Feb 19 '17 at 20:29
  • looks like only global actions are available to the quick action from app builder. I replicated the same issue in my dev box. – naruto-sfdc Feb 19 '17 at 21:27

This isn't supported in App Builder yet. It's definitely on our radar and is something we'd like to fix in a near term release (safe harbor).

  • Just thought of this - since it's basically just a flexipage, could I add it manually through the MD API? – shannonsans Feb 28 '17 at 16:40
  • 4
    A year later, it seems still not to be working. – Christian Szandor Knapp Jan 16 '19 at 10:39

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