Developing Communities

Last update: 2023-07-13
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Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Communities simplify the creation and customization of community features such as forums, user groups, blogs, Q&A, calendars, comments, reviews, voting, ratings, and assignments. These features result in user-generated content (UGC) being entered in the publish environment.

The foundation of a community site is the social component framework (SCF). Creation of a community site begins with the selection of a community site template that is composed of community functions.

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Social Component Framework

Component, Function, and Feature Essentials

AEM Communities components, functions, and features provide the building blocks for community sites.

Community Members

Community Groups

Community groups are the concept of allowing community members to form subcommunities within the community site. Creation of a community group may occur in the publish or author environment.

Managing Data



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