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 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 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.

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.

See Viewer Release Notes (5.10.1).

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
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 Older versions of Adobe Experience Manager, CQ, and CRX.

The following versions were moved:

  • AEM 6.3
  • AEM 6.2
  • AEM 6.1
  • 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.

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