Lightning out does not support Lightning Application using Templates

VisualForce , Summer 16

Last updated 2018-08-27 ·Reference W-3166372 ·Reported By 10 users

In Review

VF page that includes a lightning app, where app uses a template component throws js errors in the following format:

$A.j.Cf is not a function
Cannot set property 'innerHTML


Uncaught type error $A.k.yg is not a function

1. In a Summer 16 Org Go to Developer Console:

File> New >Lightning Component

Name it myComponent


Leave the component empty

2. Create another 'component :

File> New >Lightning Component

Name it myTemplate

as template, using the code below:

<aura:component isTemplate="true" extends="aura:template">
<aura:set attribute="title">


3. Create a Lightning app :

File> New >Lightning Application

Name: MyLightningApp

Click on APPLICATION tab (Ctrl + Shift + 1)

Enter this code:

<aura:application template="c:myTemplate" access="GLOBAL" extends="ltng:outApp">
<aura:dependency resource="c:myComponent" />


4. Create a VF page which uses this lightning app:

File > New > Visualforce Page:

Name: myVfPage

Add the code below and save:

<apex:page docType="html-5.0" sidebar="false" showHeader="false">
<apex:includeLightning />
<div id="lightning" />

// Append lighting app to visualforce page
$Lightning.use("c:MyLightningApp", function() {
function(cmp) {
// do some stuff


5. Go back to the org, pull up Browser Console and load the VF page in your org as:


Throws the following two errors as captured in browser console (I used Chrome F12)

Uncaught TypeError: $A.j.Cf is not a function -- Aura_prod.js:497


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