Oracle are not providing an alternative interface for Java and recommend users use a browser that does support NPAPI.
Impact to IBM Web Content Manager 8.5 customers
Customers using Chrome will not be able to use Ephox EditLive! from September onwards. It is possible to re-enable the Java plugin in Chrome before then. See the resolution section for instructions.
Impact to users of IBM Web Content Manager 220.127.116.11 and earlier
Customers using Chrome will not be able to use Ephox EditLive from September onwards.
Additionally, the import function of rich text fields, which is used to import an HTML file and it's images from the local workstation, will no longer function on Chrome regardless of the editor used. This is applicable to all design and markup fields, including rich text elements and components as well as menu and navigator designs. A fix for this is in development and will be available for WebSphere Portal 18.104.22.168 as an iFix and in a cumulative fix (CF) when complete. This fix will not be available on versions earlier than 22.214.171.124.