This section gives you an overview of the main tasks that you will be using when starting to author content with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
Getting Started - Detailing the basic sequence of events you need for creating and publishing your first page.
Further Actions - Following on with the many other actions you can use when authoring.
This slideshow (click-through) gives a quick visual overview of using AEM to author your first page. Links to details about the individual steps involved are then provided under Getting Started.
These detail the basic sequence of events you need for creating and publishing your first page.
The content in your website is held in a tree-structure. To create or edit a page you need to navigate to the location.
Before editing, you need to create a new page.
For many actions, such as editing, you need to open a page.
Whether your instance already has existing pages or you have just created a new page yourself you can edit a page by:
Edit/Configure/Copy/Cut/Delete/Paste a Component
Using Preview Mode (to see how it will look when published)
Once you have finished editing your page you will want to publish (or activate) your page so that it is available to visitors to your website.
After the basic steps there are many other actions you can use when authoring.
It is sometimes easier to copy a page and re-use the content rather than creating everything from scratch again.
Moving and renaming pages is basically done with the same action.
To make previously published (or activated) content unavailable on your public website, you unpublish (or deactivate) the page.
If a page is no longer needed you might want to delete the page.
Every page has properties that you can define to determine aspects of its operation. These can be updated with either UI.