Component, Function and Feature Essentials

Last update: 2023-05-03
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AEM 6.4 has reached the end of extended support and this documentation is no longer updated. For further details, see our technical support periods. Find the supported versions here.

AEM Communities features require site visitors to become members and login to the community site before being able to post content. Thus, community site templates, from which a community site is created, are designed to include a login feature as well as user profiles, messaging, search, moderation, and translation.

A community site will support members creating community groups when the community groups function is included in the selected community site template.

Following are links to essential information for Communities components, functions and features.

Base Components

Components with Functions

Features

Javadocs

The online javadocs reflect the APIs available in the AEM 6.3 release.
Communities APIs are in com.adobe.cq.social.* packages.

For each feature pack, a javadoc jar is made available. For more information, visit Using Maven for Communities.

Additional Information

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