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Open a Custom Page on a button click in model-driven app (Dynamics 365)

In this course, we will learn to open a custom page on a button click in model-driven app (Dynamics 365). Before we start, make sure to subscribe to CRM Crate so that you stay up to date in the field of Dynamics 365.

Open a Custom Page on a button click  in model-driven app (Dynamics 365)

What are Custom Pages?

Microsoft has announced the public preview of Custom Pages which was demonstrated at Microsoft Business Applications Summit.

A custom page can be used in places such as main area, dialogs, and the new app side pane.  This allows scenarios like a pixel perfect landing page with data pulled from across the organization, data driven pages that use a record’s data to change the experience, dialog designed to optimize specific business actions, and productivity tools that support the main tasks for the app.

The custom pages can be opened from the sitemap (New Preview) for easy access or can be opened from existing model-driven app logic using the Client API. Also the custom pages can open other custom pages or model pages.

Click on the given link for understanding & creating the custom pages in Dynamics 365 CRM (Model-Driven App) :

Open a Custom Page on a ribbon button click

Follow the below steps for opening a custom page on a button click in Dynamics 365.

Step 1 – Create a Custom Page in model-driven app

  • Open the power apps portal ( solution, select the model driven app and edit it in the preview as shown below.
  • In the App Designer (Preview), click on the button “+ Add Page” >> Custom (Preview) as shown below.
  • Click on Next and create a new custom page (Make sure to select the navigation option).
  • Step 2 – Design & customize the page in the Canvas App editor

  • Now the Canvas App editor window will appear. Here you can design the page using the Canvas App capabilities. Save & publish the page once the designing of the custom page is completed.
    • Now the newly created Custom Page will get appeared in the model-driven app sitemap. Save & publish the changes.

    Step 3 – JavaScript logic for opening a Custom Page

    • Open the newly created Custom Page in the powerapps solution explorer and copy the page name as shown below.


    Navigates to the specified table list, page, table record, or HTML web resource.
    • Utilize the below JavaScript snippet code and insert the previously copied custom page name in the input page parameter.
    //CRM Crate - JavaScript Snippet.
    function callMethod (executionContext) {
    formContext = executionContext;
    var recordId =;
    //Initiating Web Resource Parameter.
    var pageInput = {
    pageType: "custom",// Set pageType as "custom"
    name: "cc_assignercustompage_96e63", // Custom Page Name
    entityName: "cc_subscriber", // Entity Name
    recordId : recordId // Input Parameter For Custom Page
    //Declaring HTML Page Dimensions.
    var navigationOptions = {
        target: 2, 
        position: 1,
         height: 720,
        width: 600,
        title: "CRM Crate Custom Page" // Enter Title Of Your Choice
    //Using navigateTo Client API.
    Xrm.Navigation.navigateTo(pageInput, navigationOptions).then(
    function success() {
    // Run code on success;
    function error() {
    // Handle errors;

    Validate the Custom Page in Dynamics 365

    Since we have created and configured the Custom Page in our sitemap, let us now validate the changes in the Dynamics 365 as shown below.

    Thus, we learned to open a Custom Page on a button click in model-driven app (Dynamics 365).

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    1 year ago

    Very good article. A question how do you close the window after hitting submit?

    Thanks in advance


    1 year ago
    Reply to  Salvatore

    Okay solved using Back button. Thanks

    Abushad Ahmed
    7 months ago

    Hi Prashant,

    Thanks for this video it’s very informative video.

    But how to show existing email id of a selected subscriber on new label control (suppose “Lebel2”)on custom page.

    Can you pls Enhance the functionality or suggest me how to do that.



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