Previous Documentation Updates

This page lists older important documentation changes and updates for Adobe Experience Manager. You can view the Recent Documentation Updates here.

Adobe Experience Manager 6.5

Date Topic Changes
12 Dec 2019 Previewing 3D assets

AEM supports the upload, delivery, and interactive preview of 3D assets as part of the authoring process. The interactive 3D viewer is available from the asset details page in AEM. The viewer includes, among other things, a collection of interactive camera controls that let you orbit, zoom, and pan the 3D asset.

See Previewing 3D assets.

12 Dec 2019 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 3
AEM 6.5 Service Pack 3 is available.
5 Dec 2019 Core Components
Core Components release 2.8.0 including lots of fixes is now available along with developer details and project download available on GitHub.
20 Nov 2019 AEM Project Archetype
The AEM Project Archetype is a useful and flexible tool to make front-end development for your AEM project easier.
18 Oct 2019
AEM Project Archetype
The AEM Project Archetype creates a best-practices-based Adobe Experience Manager project as a starting point for your own AEM projects.
18 Oct 2019
Headless Experience Management
Features of the Remote Content Renderer, used for server side rendering of single page applications, have been documented.
October 11, 2019 Activity Map

Due to security changes within the Adobe Analytics API, it is no longer possible to use the version of Activity Map that is included within AEM. See ActivityMap plugin provided by Adobe Analytics should now be used.

October 10, 2019 Cloud Manager

Cloud Manager Version 2019.10.0 was released on October 10, 2019.

Refer to Release Notes for 2019.10.0 that highlights What's New and updates on deployment steps and maven project version handling.

Oct 08, 2019 AEM Screens

AEM Screens released AEM 6.4.6 Feature Pack 6 and AEM 6.5.2 Feature Pack 2.

Refer to Release Notes for Feature Pack 201909 for more details.

Oct 01, 2019 AEM Forms on JEE Installation

AEM Forms support for Oracle 18c database driver added.

Platform Matrix: https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/prepare-install-single-server.pdf

https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/install-cluster-websphere.pdf

https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/install-single-server-websphere.pdf

Oct 01, 2019 Best Practices Guide for AEM Screens Projects

This new guide not only provides a comprehensive insight and practical advice to imagine, design and bring intentional customer experiences into your digital signage implementation but also guides you how to create a positive impact on your business using some of the best practices followed while deploying a digital signage project in AEM Screens.

Refer to Best Practices Guide for AEM Screens Projects for more details.

25 September 2019 Core Components Core Components release 2.7.0 introducing the Embed Component is now available along with developer details and project download available on GitHub.
Sep 25, 2019 AEM Assets search
Fresh content on asset searching and discovery is a one-stop-shop for information on using, configuring, troubleshooting, limitations, and tips. Check out search assets.
Sep 25, 2019 Scene7: Reprocess Assets workflow

You can now reprocess assets in a folder that already has an existing processing profile that you later changed.

See Reprocessing assets in a folder.

Sep 25, 2019 Integrating Dynamic Media Viewers with Adobe Analytics and Adobe Launch

The Dynamic Media Viewers extension for Adobe Launch, along with the release of Dynamic Media Viewers 5.13, lets customers of Dynamic Media, Adobe Analytics, and Adobe Launch use events and data specific for the Dynamic Media Viewers in their Adobe Launch configuration.

See Integrating Dynamic Media Viewers with Adobe Analytics and Adobe Launch.

Sep 19, 2019 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 2 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 2 (6.5.2.0) is available.
Sep 9, 2019 AEM desktop app AEM desktop app v2.0 is publicly available for creatives, marketers, and line-of-business users, to work with AEM Assets. See the release notes.
Sep 9, 2019 Core Components
Learn about the localization features of the Core Components and how they work with AEM templates in this example.
Sep 6, 2019 Core Components Core Components release 2.6.0 introducing an Experience Fragment Component is now available along with developer details and project download available on GitHub.
Aug 21, 2019 AEM 6.5 Screens User Guide A new section on Network Deployment Basics is now live. Refer to User Guide for more details.
Aug 20, 2019 AEM Assets Smart Tags
Know how to update certificate after it expires.
Aug 2, 2019 New PDF rasterizer package
A new package is available that helps AEM Assets process heavy AI/PDF files and generate previews and thumbnails.
Jul 25, 2019 AEM Assets functionality under difference licenses List of capabilities of AEM Assets that are available in a stand-alone DAM license vs in AEM MediaLibrary are updated for AEM 6.5 release.
Jul 12, 2019 Uploading files in Dynamic Media Classic The Upload Job Options dialog box topic in Dynamic Media Classic were rewritten and updated.
Jul 08, 2019 Migration to the Touch-Enabled UI Landing page listing information and resources for migrating to the touch-enabled UI.
Jul 03, 2019 Experience Fragments The Experience Fragment Link Rewriter Provider - HTML.
Jul 03, 2019 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 1 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 1 (6.5.1.0) is available.
Jun 25, 2019 Core Components
Core Components release 2.5.0 including new Accordion, Button, Container and Download components is now available along with developer details and project download available on GitHub.
Jun 17, 2019
AEM Assets and Creative Cloud integration The best practices are updated with crisp mapping of business requirements, Adobe solution offering, and customer use cases. An infographic is added to make it visually appealing. See AEM Creative Cloud integration best practices.
Jun 3, 2019 Rich Text Editor (RTE)

Added a package in the create multifield component.

Created a troubleshooting FAQ based on customer feedback.

May 31, 2019 AEM and Magento Integration Commerce Integration Framework.
May 24, 2019 Touch UI Feature Status in AEM 6.5
Published Touch UI Feature Status page for AEM 6.5
May 14, 2019 Viewers Reference Guide The modifier preload for the video player in the Video, Video360 viewer is now documented.
May 14, 2019 Dynamic Media Classic (formerly Scene7) The Adobe Scene7 User's Guide is now branded as Adobe Dynamic Media Classic. See Dynamic Media Classic documentation.
May 13, 2019 IS/IR API Added new BFC (Browser Format Conversion) values to theImage Catalog Attributes reference section.
May 8, 2019 Core Components
Core Components release 2.4.0 including a new Content Fragment List component is now available along with developer details and project download available on GitHub.
May 1, 2019 Viewers Reference Guide

New 360/VR Video documentation.

Apr 18, 2019 AEM 6.5 Reference Materials

Reference Materials are available including:

  • Adobe AEM 6.5.0 API
  • Granite UI (touch-enabled UI) API Documentation
  • Coral UI Guide
  • Widgets API (Classic UI) Documentation
  • UI Test Framework
  • JavaScript API Reference
  • Single Page Applications JavaScript API References
Apr 12, 2019 AEM 6.5 Screens User Guide

Implementing Windows 10 Player for more information.

April 8, 2019 AEM Assets The folder sharing functionality is deprecated. See folder sharing best practices.

Adobe Experience Manager 6.4

Date Topic Changes
Dec 12 2019 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 7 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 7 is available.
October 11, 2019 Activity Map

Due to security changes within the Adobe Analytics API, it is no longer possible to use the version of Activity Map that is included within AEM. See ActivityMap plugin provided by Adobe Analytics should now be used.

Sep 25, 2019 Scene7: Reprocess Assets workflow

You can now reprocess assets in a folder that already has an existing processing profile that you later changed.

See Reprocessing assets in a folder.

Sep 19, 2019 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 6
AEM 6.4 Service Pack 6 (6.4.6.0) is available.
Sep 9, 2019
AEM desktop app AEM desktop app v2.0 is publicly available for creatives, marketers, and line-of-business users, to work with AEM Assets. See the release notes.
Sep 6, 2019 Open-sourcing of AEM 6.4 docs

AEM 6.4 documentation is published from GitHub now. Our readers can not just rate pages and log issues, but even collaborate and contribute to the docs. To contribute, read the code of conduct and contributor guide at https://github.com/AdobeDocs/experience-manager-64.en.

All your updates are available via your pull requests for AEM documentation and product teams to monitor for approval and publishing.

Aug 20, 2019 AEM Assets Smart Tags Know how to update certificate after it expires.
Aug 2, 2019
New PDF rasterizer package A new package is available that helps AEM Assets process heavy AI/PDF files and generate previews and thumbnails.
Jul 03, 2019 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 5 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 5 (6.4.5.0) is available.
Jun 17, 2019 AEM Assets and Creative Cloud integration The best practices are updated with crisp mapping of business requirements, Adobe solution offering, and customer use cases. An infographic is added to make it visually appealing. See AEM Creative Cloud integration best practices.
Jun 3, 2019 Rich Text Editor (RTE)
Added a package in the configuration article with all plug-ins enabled, to be used as a sample configuration. A community member contributed a tutorial on how to create multifield component.
Apr 04, 2019 install-aem-forms-add-on-package AEM 6.4 Service Pack 4 (6.4.4.0) is available.
Feb 22, 2019 Headless Experience Management

For highly customized omnichannel experiences, a headless implementation of AEM can be a preferred alternative to connect with custom front-end applications.

The new Headless Experience Management guide is a central location for all AEM headless topics including content services, SPA, content fragments, experience fragments, and HTTP APIs.

Feb 11, 2019 Collaborative Documentation

The following AEM documentation sets have been migrated to a new collaborative documentation platform.

The content is the same with some improvement in the presentation. More exciting is the new ability to contribute your documentation suggestions via pull requests or issues over GitHub via the Edit this page and Log an issue links on every page. We welcome your input!

Feb 11, 2019 Core Components Release 2.3.0 of the Separator Component, improvements to the Component Library to make experimenting with the components even easier.
Jan 10, 2019 Experience Fragments Documentation on Deleting an Experience Fragment already exported to Target.
Jan 9, 2019 Troubleshooting Integration Issues A new Troubleshooting Integration Issues page has been added.
December 20, 2018 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 3 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 3 (6.4.3.0) is available.
December 17, 2018 Experience Fragments - Building Blocks You can select one or more components to create a building block for recycling within your Experience Fragment.
December 11, 2018 Template Availability Updated recommendations when defining the availability of your templates.
December 11, 2018 Single Page Applications
A getting started guide is now available for the Angular framework.
December 7, 2018 AEM Livefyre Recipes Step-by-step instructions on common use cases for Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre.
November 28, 2018 Single Page Applications development principles and design models for SPAs in AEM.
November 28, 2018 Single Page Applications Documentation on the technical preview of the server-side rendering feature of SPA is now available.
November 28, 2018 Core Components
core components documentation has been updated accordingly.
November 19, 2018 Experience Fragments Quick-start page for developers, highlighting how to use Experience Fragments in We.Retail.
November 16, 2018 AEM 3D Assets This feature pack for AEM 6.4.2.0 adds support for Adobe Dimension (.dn) assets, and GL Transmission Format (.glTF and .glb) assets. See AEM 3D release notes.
November 02, 2018 AEM Screens The AEM Screens documentation has been moved from Sites branch to Screens exclusive branch. See AEM Screens User Guide for complete consolidated documentation.
November 01, 2018 Cloud Manager The Cloud Manager 2018.9.0 Release adds support for an Adobe I/O-based API, including Events, for integrating Cloud Manager's CI/CD pipeline with other systems. It also begins the rewrite of the UI layer in React. Follow the Release Notes for 2018.9.0 for more information.
October 25, 2018 Hotlink Protection in Dynamic Media See Activating hotlink protection in Dynamic Media.
October 16, 2018 Core Components
Release 2.2.0 of the Tabs and Carousel components along with improvements to the Image, Title, and Page components and numerous bug fixes.
October 10, 2018
Single Page Applications The AEM SPA Editor SDK framework is available as part of AEM 6.4.2.0 with updated documentation.
October 03, 2018 Static Templates
How designs are applied to static templates has been detailed.
October 03, 2018 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 2 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 2 (6.4.2.0) is available.
September 18, 2018 AEM Screens To use Dynamic Embedded Sequence, you assign a channel by Channel Role. Using Dynamic Embedded Sequence, allows the user to follow a hierarchy where changes/updates made to one channel is propagated to other one in relation. It follows parent-child hierarchy and also includes assets like images or videos.
September 12, 2018 Cloud Manager Autoscaling is enabled via horizontal scale-out of Dispatcher/Publish segments on the production environment to support a sudden increase in load, volume, access, and other defined monitored metrics. Follow the Release Notes for 2018.7.0 for more information.
August 29, 2018
AEM Assets To configure oAuth integrations, the Adobe I/O gateway service is available at configure AEM Assets integration and configure Assets integration with Brand Portal articles.
August 24, 2018 Rich Text Editor
Revamped configure RTE article to structure it better, add some missing information, add a workflow illustration,and split the long-form article.
August 24, 2018 Single Page Applications
The documentation for developing Single Page Applications (SPAs) for the AEM SPA Editor have been updated and expanded.
August 16, 2018 Livefyre Integration Updated 2.0.6 feature pack release, as well as the Feature Pack page.
July 19, 2018 Core Components Release 2.1.0 Release 2.1.0 of the Image component improvements, a new Teaser component, and numerous bug fixes.
July 19, 2018 Image Serving and Image Rendering API

Image Serving 6.6.1 and Image Rendering 6.6.1 is now available for Dynamic Media on AEM and Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7).

See About this release.

July 17, 2018 Viewers Reference Guide

Viewers 5.10.1 is now available for Dynamic Media on AEM and Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7).

See Viewer Release Notes (5.10.1).

July 16, 2018 AEM 3D Assets 3.0.1 This feature pack for AEM 6.4.1.0 adds 3D capabilities to AEM Assets/Dynamic Media - Hybrid mode. For more information and installation instructions, see AEM 3D Release Notes.
July 13, 2018 Video Reporting

You can now configure video reporting across multiple installations of AEM Dynamic Media - Hybrid mode.

See Configuring Video Reporting.

July 11, 2018 Image Enhancements
Various feature pack 24268 and for AEM 6.4 in feature pack 24267.
July 5, 2018 MC-CC integration
Bug fixes and editorial improvements in Configure AEM Assets integration with Marketing Cloud and Creative Cloud article.
July 5, 2018 Assets Smart Tags
Further improvements to the Configure Smart Tags article to structure better, fix bugs, and cross-link with related article.
July 5, 2018 Integrating with Adobe Analytics
Various updates to the Integrating with Adobe Analytics pages.
June 29, 2018 AEM 6.4.1.0 AEM 6.4.1.0 is available.
June 25, 2018 Touch UI Touch UI Feature Status page was updated for 6.4.
June 22, 2018 Single Page Applications

Additional SPA content is now available giving an walkthrough of how a SPA works within the AEM SPA editor, the architecture of SPAs in AEM, and examples of adapting your own component to work with an AEM SPA.

June 14, 2018 Enhanced Smart Tags Improved documentation on how to Configure Asset tagging using the Smart Content Service.
June 4, 2018 Cloud Manager Documentation on how to use Cloud Manager with AEM 6.4 is now available.
May 30, 2018
Package Validation Updated How to Work With Packages documentation with more details about the new package validation feature including the ability to validate ACLs.
May 30, 2018 Activity Map Activity map functionality for published pages as part of the page editor. How to use.
May 25, 2018
GDPR Readiness GDPR Readiness with AEM.
May 4, 2018 AEM 6.4 Reference Materials

Reference Materials are available including:

  • Adobe AEM 6.4.0 API
  • API Differences
  • Granite UI (Touch-Optimized UI) API Documentation
  • Coral UI Guide
  • Widgets API (Classic UI) Documentation
  • UI Test Framework
  • JavaScript API Reference
  • Editor Core JavaScript API Reference
  • Single Page Applications JavaScript API References
April 25, 2018 Dynamic Media: Carousel Viewer The new Carousel Viewer in Dynamic Media displays a carousel of non-zoomable banner images with clickable hotspots or regions. The purpose of this viewer is to implement a "shoppable carousel" experience where users can select a hotspot or a region over the banner image and get redirected to a Quickview or product detail page on the customer's website. It is designed to work on desktops and mobile devices.
April 24, 2018
Single Page Applications

Single page applications (SPAs) can offer compelling experiences for website users. Developers want to be able to build sites using SPA frameworks and authors want to seamlessly edit content within AEM for a site built as a SPA.

The SPA authoring feature (currently a technology preview) offers a comprehensive solution for supporting SPAs within AEM.

April 4, 2018 AEM 6.4 Release

Adobe Experience Manager 6.4 is an upgrade release to the Adobe Experience Manager 6.3 code base. It provides new and enhanced functionality, key customer fixes, high priority customer enhancements and general bug fixes oriented toward product stabilization. It also includes all Adobe Experience Manager 6.3 feature pack, hot fix, and service pack releases.

See the following:

Legacy Content

As of Oct. 24, 2017, legacy versions of AEM documentation have moved to a new location at https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/aem-previous-versions.html.

The following versions were moved:

  • AEM 6.0
  • AEM 5.6.1
  • AEM 5.6
  • CQ 5.5
  • CQ 5.4
  • CQ 5.3
  • CRX 2.3
  • CRX 2.2
  • CRX 2.1
  • CRX 2.0

General Updates

Date Topic Changes
February 14, 2018 AEM releases and updates

Published one-stop hub for all available AEM releases and updates. It links out to the latest cumulative fix packs, service packs, feature packs, and hotfixes for AEM 6.4, AEM 6.3, AEM 6.2, and AEM 6.1.

See AEM releases and updates.

Adobe Experience Manager 6.3

Date Topic Changes
Dec 12 2019 AEM 6.3.3.7 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.7 for AEM 6.3 is available.
October 11, 2019 Activity Map

Due to security changes within the Adobe Analytics API, it is no longer possible to use the version of Activity Map that is included within AEM. See ActivityMap plugin provided by Adobe Analytics should now be used.

September 25, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.6 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.6 for AEM 6.3 is available.
September 9, 2019
AEM Assets Smart Tags Know how to update certificate after it expires.
July 03, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.5 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.5 for AEM 6.3 is available.
May 09, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.4 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.4 for AEM 6.3 is available.
March 14, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.3 for AEM 6.3 is available.
January 15, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.2 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
January 10, 2019 Experience Fragments Documentation on Target Integration with Experience Fragments.
December 11, 2018 Template Availability Updated recommendations when defining the availability of your templates.
November 19, 2018 Experience Fragments Quick-start page for developers, highlighting how to use Experience Fragments in We.Retail.
November 15, 2018 AEM 6.3.3.1 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.1 for AEM 6.3 is available.
October 16, 2018 Core Components
Release 2.2.0 of the Tabs and Carousel components along with improvements to the Image, Title, and Page components and numerous bug fixes.
October 03, 2018 Static Templates
How designs are applied to static templates has been detailed.
September 12, 2018 AEM 6.3.3.0 cascading metadata and asset reporting.
August 29, 2018 AEM Assets To configure oAuth integrations, the Adobe I/O gateway service is available at configure AEM Assets integration and configure Assets integration with Brand Portal articles.
August 24, 2018 Rich Text Editor Revamped configure RTE article to structure it better, add some missing information, add a workflow illustration, and split the long-form article.
August 16, 2018 Integrating with Livefyre Updated 2.0.6 feature pack release, as well as the Feature Pack page.
August 2, 2018 Integrating with Livefyre Added support matrix for Livefyre apps in AEM.
July 19, 2018 AEM 6.3
FP 24424 and FP 24425
Content Fragment Updates and Content Services Feature Pack
Content Fragments Updates and Content Services Feature Pack.
July 10, 2018 Adaptive Forms Create your first adaptive form tutorial and related articles in the series are available.
July 5, 2018
Assets Smart Tags Improvements to the Configure Smart Tags article to structure better, fix bugs, and cross-link with relatedarticle.
July 5, 2018 Integrating with Adobe Analytics
Various updates to the Integrating with Adobe Analytics pages.
June 25, 2018 AEM 6.3.2.2 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.2.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
May 30, 2018 Activity Map Activity map functionality for published pages as part of the page editor. How to use.
May 25, 2018
AEM 6.3 FP 22818
Content Fragment Updates and Content Services Feature Pack
Content Fragments Updates and Content Services Feature Pack.
May 10, 2018 AEM 6.3.2.1 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.2.1 for AEM 6.3 is available.
April 30, 2018 Integrating with Livefyre Added a page for Livefyre Feature Pack 2.0.4, and Livefyre Feature Pack 2.0.2.
April 05, 2018 AEM 6.3.2.0 Service Pack 6.3.2.0 is available.
February 23, 2018 Revision Cleanup

Added a new section named "Running Online Revision Cleanup After Offline Revision Cleanup" that details what happens when online revision cleanup is executed after offline revision cleanup.

See Revision Cleanup.

February 19, 2018 HTML to PDF conversion using Forms PDF Generator

Added information to configure and use PhantomJS for converting HTML files to PDF using PDF Generator.

See Installing and configuring PDF Generator.

February 15, 2018 AEM Forms data integration

Added information to configure and integrate on-premises Microsoft Dynamics with AEM Forms using form data model.

See Microsoft Dynamics OData Configuration.

February 5, 2018 Adobe Analytics Integration Updates to Managed Polling Configurations. Also Seeing Page Analytics Data.
January 19, 2018 Core Components Release 2.0.0 Release 2.0.0 of the core components is now available, introducing version 2 of the existing components along with new components including Navigation, Language Navigation, and Quick Search components.
January 8, 2018 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.2
Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
December 14, 2017
Style System Feature Pack
The Style System feature pack and its associated documentation was released allowing a template author to define style classes in the component policy of components so that a content author can select these when editing the component on a page.
November 29, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.1 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.1 for AEM 6.3 is available.
November 28, 2017 Upgrade Documentation The AEM 6.3 Upgrade documentation was revamped to provide a more complete upgrade process flow, addressed missing areas and addressed outstanding customer feedback.
November 14, 2017 Smart Imaging

Frequently asked questions regarding the new feature smart imaging in Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7)/Dynamic Media.

See Smart Imaging.

October 13, 2017 AEM 6.3 Service Pack 1 Release notes for AEM 6.3 Service Pack 1.
October 11, 2017 Content Fragment Updates and Content Services - Feature Pack This set of Feature Packs delivers updates to Content Fragments, the JSON Exporter and Core Components. See the Content Fragment Updates and Content Services - Feature Pack Release Notes.
October 3, 2017 AEM Repo Tool

Documented AEM Repo Tool, which is available for simplified, FTP-like transfers between the filesystem and AEM with minimal dependencies. It is a simple bash script and integratable into IntelliJ and Eclipse.

AEM Repo Tool

September 12, 2017 Upgrade to AEM 6.3 Forms

Added information about handling adaptive form rules that are not migrated automatically using the migration utility.

Migrate AEM Forms assets and documents

September 11, 2017
Change hostname for AEM Forms JEE

When the name of the host machine is changed, the JBoss for Adobe Experience Manager Forms service running on the host machine fails to start. To resolve the issue, you must reset the Windows Registry key and add the name of the current host to the registry.

JBoss for Adobe Experience Manager Forms service fails to start when the host name is changed

September 5, 2017 Dynamic Media Feature Packs 14410 and 18912

This feature pack provides new automation and delivery capabilities for Dynamic Media customers and is an upgrade for Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7) customers to transition to Dynamic Media.

Configuring Dynamic Media with Feature Pack 14410 and 18912

August 31, 2017 Touch UI Feature Status

While most capabilities are present in the touch-enabled UI, there are features that are not yet complete and will be added in future releases.The following page shows the current status of the capabilities as implemented in AEM 6.3.

Touch UI Feature Status

August 29, 2017 Forms Rule Editor

Adaptive Forms Configuration Service allows you to limit rule editor access to users based on their role or function.

Grant rule editor access to select user groups

August 29, 2017 Forms Performance Tuning

You can exclude AEM Forms files and folders from on-access virus scan application to improve the performance of your Forms server.

Performance tuning of AEM Forms server

August 28, 2017 Adaptive Forms

Form developers can embed a fully functional adaptive forms in an external web page hosted outside AEM. It helps end users fill a form without leaving the web page and remain in context of other elements on the page.

Embed adaptive form in external web page

August 25, 2017 Forms Data Integration

AEM Forms provides a configuration package that you can use to quickly integrate Dynamics 365 with Forms. The package includes a cloud service configuration and a form data model with preconfigured Dynamics 365 entities and services.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 OData Configuration

August 24, 2017 Install and Upgrade Forms JEE

Fixed several issues and refreshed installation and upgrade documentation for AEM 6.3 Forms JEE.

Install or upgrade AEM Forms on JEE

August 23, 2017 Decoration Tag Behavior

When a component in a web page is rendered, an HTML element can be generated, wrapping the rendered component within itself. For developers, AEM offers clear and simple logic controlling the decoration tags that wrap included components.

Decoration Tag

August 23, 2017 Editor Limitations

The editor in the touch-optimized UI makes use of overlays to interact with content confined in an iframe. This interaction creates some limitations in both usage of the editor and also for developers.

Editor Limitations

August 14, 2017 AEM Screens 6.3

New AEM Screens 6.3 documentation is available. Alternatively, a Quickstart is available that lets a user create a Digital Signage Experience in 5 minutes. See the following resources:

Quickstart

Administering Content for AEM Screens

August 10, 2017 Getting Started Developing AEM Sites 6.3 - WKND Tutorial

New developer 6.3 getting started tutorial is available based on the latest AEM technologies:

Find the tutorial here.

August 9, 2017 Using Client-Side Libraries Details on locating clientlibs under /apps and using the proxy servlet as well as details on using preprocessors have been added.
August 8, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
July 27, 2017 Assets Best Practices for the Desktop App and Creative Cloud Integration

See:

  • AEM and Creative Cloud Integration Best Practices
  • AEM Desktop App Best Practices
  • AEM to Creative Cloud Folder Sharing Best Practices
June 23, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.1 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.1 for AEM 6.3 is available.
June 7, 2017 AEM commerce with Digital River

A new commerce integration is available:

  • Deploying eCommerce with Digital River
  • Administering Digital River
May 24, 2017 AEM 6.3 Reference Material

Reference Material is available including:

  • Adobe AEM 6.3.0 API
  • API Differences
  • Granite UI (Touch-Optimized UI) API Documentation
  • Coral UI Guide
  • Widgets API (Classic UI) Documentation
  • UI Test Framework
  • JavaScript API Reference
  • Editor Core JavaScript API Reference
May 17, 2017 HTML Template Language Improvements based on AEM 6.3 features.

Adobe Experience Manager 6.2

Date Topic Changes
June 6, 2019 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 20 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
December 11, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 18 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
October 16, 2018 Core Components
Release 2.2.0 of the Tabs and Carouselcomponents along with improvements to the Image, Title, and Page components and numerous bug fixes.
October 10, 2018 Static Templates
How designs are applied to static templates has been detailed.
October 10, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 17 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
August 29, 2018 AEM Assets To configure oAuth integrations, the Adobe I/O gateway service is available at configure AEM Assets integration article.
August 16, 2018 Integrating Livefyre Updated 2.0.6 feature pack release, as well as the Feature Pack page.
August 3, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 16 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
August 2, 2018 Integrating with Livefyre Added support matrix for Livefyre apps in AEM.
June 11, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack
Cumulative Fix Pack 15 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
April 30, 2018 Integrating with Livefyre Added Livefyre Feature Pack 2.0.4, and Livefyre Feature Pack 2.0.2.
April 10, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 14 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
March 12, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 13 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
February 13, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 12 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
January 18, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 11 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
December 8, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 10 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
November 9, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 9 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
October 10, 2017 AEM 6.2 Content Migration AEM 6.2 Documentation has migrated from docs.adobe.com to Helpx.
October 9, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 8 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
September 12, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 7 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
August 11, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 6 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
July 5, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 5 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
June 5, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 4 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
April 12, 2017 HTTP/2 delivery of content

Adobe is excited to announce the availability of HTTP/2 delivery of content with the overall benefit of improved performance.

See HTTP2 Delivery of Content FAQ.

April 12, 2017 Excluding master videos from adaptive video sets

If you are integrating with Scene 7, it is a best practice to exclude the master video (F4V, MP3, or OGG) from any adaptive video set that you create.

See Excluding master videos from adaptive video sets.

March 9, 2017 Troubleshooting page A new troubleshooting page collects all the AEM Troubleshooting content onto one page.
March 2, 2017 AEM 6.2 Feature Packs A new page listing all the AEM 6.2 Features Packs is available.
March 2, 2017 Secure video delivery


Secure video delivery is now available using the VideoPlayer.ssl configuration attribute in your embed code or URL path.

See How to deliver secure video in Embedding the Video or Image Viewer on a Web Page.

See How to deliver secure video in Linking URLs to your Web Application.

February 8, 2017 Developer Code Samples Created a new page to pull all the available Developer code samples in one place.
December 2, 2016 Query Builder API Clarification of when to use the p.guessTotal parameter in the Query Builder API documentation.
November 30, 2016 Performance documentation updates Enhanced documentation for Troubleshoot Performance issues.
November 28, 2016 Enterprise DevOps

Best Practices added for Enterprise DevOps, the processes, methods and communication required to ease the deployment of your software across the various environments.

November 23, 2016 Design importer documentation updated Preparing the design package documentation also updated.
October 27, 2016 Marketing Cloud Integrations Community Articles Linked related Marketing Cloud Integrations Community articles with AEM content.
October 27, 2016 Using custom-added video encoding parameters You can now edit an existing video encoding profile to take advantage of advanced video encoding parameters that are not found in the user interface when you create or edit a Video Profile in AEM.
October 25, 2016

Communities Subscriptions

For AEM Communities, it is now possible to configure a community site for email subscriptions and notifications of member activity.
October 19, 2016 HTL Community Articles Linked related HTL Community articles with the AEM HTL content.
October 13, 2016 MSM - Stacked Live Copies Expanded Live Copies - Compositions to cover Stacked Live Copies.
October 7, 2016 Developing and Extending Workflows

Improved the documentation for Developing and Extending AEM Workflows, including:

September 30, 2016 Community Groups Console

For AEM Communities, the Groups console provides access to creating community groups when a community site's structure includes the groups function. Community groups (also known as sub-communities) may be created from the publish environment as well as the author environment.

September 15, 2016 Web services in rule editor Made several enhancements to the example used to explain how to pre-configure a web service in adaptive forms rule editor. Also, attached sample files that one can directly upload to CRX to get the example working.
September 14, 2016 Developer Best Practices Added developer best practices for: Content Architecture, Software Architecture, Coding Tips, Coding Pitfalls, JCR Interaction and OSGI Bundles.
September 13, 2016 Install and configure PDF Generator Documented settings to use OpenOffice files with AEM Forms PDF Generator.
September 9, 2016 SAML 2.0 Authentication Handler Updated the documentation to include:
September 8, 2016 Uploading a video and its associated thumbnail assets Added a hyperlink to Uploading a video and its associated thumbnail assets topic.
September 1, 2016 Multi Site Management
August 25, 2016 eCommerce Links to the new AEM Community article: Creating Custom eCommerce connectors is included in the eCommerce documentation.
August 24, 2016 Adobe UberJar The AEM 6.2 UberJar, containing all public Java APIs exposed by Adobe Experience Manager is now publicly availalble and documented.
August 24, 2016 Administering Workflows Improved Administering documentation for AEM Workflows, including:
August 22, 2016 SEO and URL Management Improved AEM 6.2 SEO and URL Management documentation.
August 17, 2016 Setting up authentication Pertains to Configuring Dynamic Media.
Improved steps to make setting up authentication clearer.
August 17, 2016 Configuring the Replication Agent Pertains to Configuring Dynamic Media.
Improved steps to make configuration of the Replication Agent clearer.
August 17, 2016 Troubleshooting Authentication Pertains to Configuring Dynamic Media.
Added three new troubleshooting authentication topics.
August 4, 2016 AEM 6.2 Mobile Improved AEM 6.2 Mobile documentation.
August 4, 2016 AEM 6.2 Translation feature Added new content to describe the new 6.2 feature.
July 30, 2016 HTML Template Language Improved HTL formerly (Sightly) documentation.
July 22, 2016 Working with Workflows

Improved Authoring documentation for AEM Workflows, including:

July 20, 2016 Coral UI Reference Coral UI API Reference (Touch-Optimized UI) now available.
July 16, 2016 eCommerce Connector AEM 6.2 eCommerce Connector documentation now includes details on how to administer Demandware.

Adobe Experience Manager Assets

Date Topic Changes
December 22, 2016 AEM Assets 6.2 FP2 This feature pack includes new scalability, performance, usability improvements for AEM 6.2 customers. The feature pack also includes support for custom video thumbnails and dynamic media color management capabilities.
November 22, 2016 AEM Assets 6.1 FP1 This feature pack includes scalability, performance, and usability improvements for AEM Assets 6.1.
November 18, 2016 Dynamic Media color correction Instructions on how you can color correct dynamic media assets before previewing them.
November 18, 2016 Configuring Image Replication Pertains to new instructions for configuring image replication.
November 4, 2016 Assets Offloading Best Practices Best practices and use cases around AEM Assets offloading.
November 3, 2016 Updated Dynamic Media Technical Requirements 6.1, 6.2 Updated Visual Studio C++ redistributables for technical requirements.
November 2, 2016 Assets File Format Best Practices Best practices around file support within AEM Assets.
October 19, 2016 Assets Monitoring Best Practices AEM Assets monitoring best practices
October 17, 2016 Dynamic Media Viewers AEM 6.2 viewers now available in AEM 6.1.
October 11, 2016 Dynamic Media Color Management New feature pack for AEM 6.1 that lets you color correct dynamic media assets before previewing them.
September 26, 2016 AEM 3D Assets Adobe Experience Manager 3D Assets is a new add-on to AEM that lets you upload, manage, view, and render 3D content. Support for viewing and rendering is optimized for individual objects.
September 21, 2016 AEM Asset Formats 6.1 Added info on native support for PSB images
September 16, 2016 AEM Assets Desktop App 1.3 Release Notes Release notes for AEM Assets Desktop App 1.3
September 16, 2016 AEM Assets Desktop App Added updates for Desktop App version 1.3
August 17, 2016 Setting up authentication Pertains to Setting up Dynamic Media.
Improved steps to make setting up authentication clearer.
August 17, 2016
Configuring the Replication Agent Pertains to Setting up Dynamic Media.
Improved steps to make configuration of the Replication Agent clearer.
August 17, 2016 Troubleshooting Authentication Pertains to Setting up Dynamic Media.
Added three new troublshooting authentication topics.
August 12, 2016 Best Practices for Assets Landing page that links out to all best practice docs
August 12, 2016 Assets Performance Tuning Guide Performance tuning guide
August 12, 2016 Assets Sizing Guide AEM Assets sizing guidelines
August 12, 2016 Assets Migration Guide Steps to migrate assets to AEM
August 12, 2016 Assets Network Considerations Network topology guide to understand network performance

Dispatcher

Date Topic Changes
September 26, 2016 The Dispatcher Security Checklist Enhanced the Dispatcher Security Checklist with new recommendations.
September 26, 2016 Configuring Dispatcher Made several changes to highlight that /allow should not be used with /glob when configuring /filters as it can lead to filters being bypassed.

Livefyre

Date Topic Changes
April 3, 2017 AEM 6.3 and Livefyre Integration Created and added new video on how to install and configure Livefyre for AEM.
March 30, 2017
Release Notes Release notes for the March 30, 2017, Livefyre release.
February 23, 2017

Create a Storify 2

Updated documentation to reflect a new option to open a Modal window when a site visitor shares a link to a Storify 2 post.
February 23, 2017 Add Instagram Rules Studio Users can now create stream rules that include a specific check-in location on Instagram.
October 26, 2016 Customizing Apps Updated documentation to reflect how settings work to control replies to comments.
October 26, 2016 Creating streams Updated RSS Streams documentation to reflect new functionality for choosing how to obtain content from streams.
October 26, 2016 Create a Story Updated Storify 2 designer description to add new show more functionality.
October 26, 2016 Architecture Updated and fixed image links.
October 21, 2016 Comments Updated Comments page to include new functionality for existing options.
October 21, 2016 Livefyre for AEM Updated Livefyre for AEM page to reduce ambiguity about which AEM package to download to use Livefyre with AEM 6.1 or AEM 6.2.
October 21, 2016 Release Notes Release Notes for the 10/20/2016 release of Livefyre.
October 14, 2016 Announcements Created page for Livefyre Community Comments coming to an end and sent email to customers.
October 7, 2016 Product Edited a tooltip for new Storify 2 infinite scrolling feature.
September 29, 2016 Release Notes Published release notes for 9/29/2016 release of Livefyre.
September 29, 2016 Modified Translation Sets Modified Translation Sets documentation to correct some linking and page issues.
September 22, 2016 AEM Sites Package Documentation Updated answers.livefyre.com to include updates to the Livefyre AEM integration in 6.2 and 6.1.
September 22, 2016 Friend Mentions Removed documentation that incorrectly stated that you can @mention someone in comments using Twitter.
September 22, 2016 Creating Streams Updated the Creating Streams documentation to reflect new changes in Livefyre streams.

Adobe Experience Manager Assets Brand Portal

Date Topic Changes
Dec 20, 2019 Configuration videos and FAQs updated

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

Nov 20, 2019 Asset Sourcing feature video and configuraiton articles

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

Nov 11, 2019 Brand Portal FAQs introduced The documentation covers the following major updates:
October 10, 2019 Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal

Documentation on how to configure Asset Sourcing in AEM Assets and and related articles.

See, Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal for the feature documentation.

September 28, 2019 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.5 release

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

What's New in Brand Portal 6.4.5

August 8, 2019 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.4.7 and 6.4.4.6 release

Hotfixes released in BP 6.4.4.7 and BP 6.4.4.6

  • BP 6.4.4.7 - Optimize User Sync process to prevent concurrent execution.
  • BP 6.4.4.6 - Performance optimizations for download report generation.

Brand Portal release notes

February 13, 2019 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.4 release

Brand Portal 6.4.4 release focuses on enhancements to text search and top customer requests.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

  • Property predicate in Search filter now supports searching for partial phrases.
  • Property predicate in Search Filter now supports wild card (*) searches.

Brand Portal release notes

Brand Portal user guide

November 1, 2018 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.3 release

Brand Portal 6.4.3 release includes enhancements to enrich the customer experience and give greater control to organizations.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

  • Organizations can request for one alternate URL apart from existing Brand Portal access URL, by having an alternate prefix in the URL.
  • New configuration to enable folder hierarchy for non-admin users.
  • Preview, play and download the dynamic media renditions.
  • Scheduled publishing from AEM Author instance to Brand Portal.
  • New configuration to set up Dynamic Media image server settings.
  • Path Browser predicate introduced in Search Form.
  • Download via email link expires after 45 days.

Brand Portal release notes

Brand Portal user guide

August 16, 2018 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.2 release

Brand Portal 6.4.2 release brings in capabilities to address asset distribution needs of organizations and help them reach out to a large number of users distributed globally through Guest access functionality and optimize user experience with accelerated downloads. This release provides greater control to organizations through new configurations for administrators.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

  • Guest access to Brand Portal.
  • Option to accelerate the download of asset files from Brand Portal and shared links.
  • New User Logins report to track the login activity.
  • Restrict access to original renditions (.psd, .indd), to specific user groups while allowing them to access low-resolution renditions.
  • Folder hierarchy information on folder cards in card view for non-admin users (Guest user, Viewer, Editor), to help differentiate the shared child folders with similar names belonging to different parent folders.
  • Path column in list view to indicate the hierarchy in which a particular asset resides.
  • Support for non-case sensitive search for property predicate and multi-value property predicate in search Filter.
  • Six new configurations to give greater control to organizations and enable them to cater to individual business needs.
  • The UI for configuring oAuth integrations is now hosted in https://legacy-oauth.cloud.adobe.io/.

Brand Portal user guide

May, 17 2018 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.1 release

AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.1 release was a platform upgrade release that included several new features and vital enhancements such as browsing, searching, and performance enhancements for fulfilling customer experiences. The documentation covers the following major updates:

  • Content tree-based navigation to quickly navigate an asset hierarchy.
  • View Settings to customize Card View and List View.
  • Optimized download, search, and browsing performance.
  • Enhanced lazy loading experience while browsing assets.
  • New Link Share report introduced.
  • Reporting interface made more intuitive with granular capabilities to customize reports.
  • Asset search enhanced with accurate time stamp filters, new Access type filter, new search options in File Type search filter, and capability to navigate back to search results.

Brand Portal user guide

October 26, 2017 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.3.1 release

AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.3.1 release introduces the new Brand Portal user interface and enhanced documentation experience. The documentation experience covers the following major updates:

  • Improved navigation, sorting, search, and download experience
  • Improved login screen wallpaper controls
  • Complete metadata schema publishing from Assets to Brand Portal
  • Enhanced reporting capabilities—assets downloaded, expired, and published
  • Newly introduced DRM capabilities—assets expiration controls and notification
  • New what’s new article to learn about the new and updated features
  • New version-agnostic Brand Portal user guide independent of AEM Assets User Guide

Adobe Experience Manager desktop app

Date Topic Changes
July 5, 2018 Version indepenent articles Updated the Desktop App articles (Install, RNs, and Best Practices) to untie from AEM 6.4 release. The app works with multiple releases and articles are now version agnostic.
June 21, 2018 Release of v1.9.1 New version is made available with a few bug fixes. For details, see the release notes.
May 31, 2018 Release of v1.9
Documentation for AEM Desktop App 1.9 is now available.

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