Use code components in Power Pages

Power Apps component framework empowers professional developers and app makers to create code components for model-driven and canvas apps. These code components can provide an enhanced experience for users working with data on forms, views, and dashboards. More information: Power Apps component framework overview

Power Pages now supports controls built for model-driven apps created using Power Apps component framework. To use code components in Power Pages site webpages, follow these steps:

Create code component using component framework, then add the code component to a model-driven app form, and configure the code component field inside the basic form for portals.

After following these steps, your users can now interact with the code component using the webpage that has the respective form component.


  • You must have System Administrator privileges to enable the code component feature in the environment.
  • Your Power Pages site version must be 9.3.3.x or higher.
  • Your starter site package must be 9.2.2103.x or higher.

Create and package code component

To learn about creating and packaging code components created Power Apps component framework, go to Create your first component.

Supported field types and formats

Power Pages supports restricted field types and formats for using code components. The following table lists all supported field data types and formats:






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More information: Attributes list and descriptions

Unsupported code components in Power Pages

Add a code component to a field in a model-driven app

To learn how to add a code component to a field in model-driven app, go to Add a code component to a field.


Code components for Power Pages are available for web browsers using the client option of Web.

You can also add a code component to a form using Data workspace.

  1. When editing a Dataverse form in the Data workspace form designer, select a field.

  2. Choose + Component and select an appropriate component for the field.

    Add component to form.

  3. Select Save and Publish form.

Configure Power Pages site for code component

After the code component is added to a field in a model-driven app, you can configure Power Pages to use the code component on a form.

There are two methods to enable the code component.

Enable code component in design studio

To enable a code component on a form using the design studio.

  1. After the form has been added to a page, select the field where the code component has been added and select Edit field.

  2. Select the Enable custom component field.

    Enable custom component in design studio.

  3. When you preview the site, you should see the custom component enabled.

Enable code component in Portals Management app

To add a code component to a basic form using the Portals Management app:

  1. Open the Portals Management app.

  2. On the left pane, select Basic Forms.

  3. Select the form to which you want to add the code component.

  4. Select Related.

  5. Select Basic Form Metadata.

  6. Select New Basic Form Metadata.

  7. Select Type as Attribute.

  8. Select Attribute Logical Name.

  9. Enter Label.

  10. For Control Style, select Code Component.

  11. Save and close the form.

Code components using the portal Web API

A code component can be built and added to a webpage that can use the portal Web API to perform create, retrieve, update, and delete actions. This feature allows greater customization options when developing portal solutions. For more information, go to Implement a sample portal Web API component.

Next steps

Tutorial: Use code components in portals

See also