Communities Consoles communities-consoles

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The AEM Communities consoles, available in the author environment from the global navigation panel, provides access to administrative tasks such as

When UGC storage is configured to be a common store shared by author and publish environments, the moderation console, available from both author and publish environments, operates on a solitary instance of UGC.

In the author environment, after signing in with administrator privileges, the Communities consoles are available from the navigation and tools consoles.

In the publish environment, a community site will display an Administrationmenu item when the signed in member has appropriate privileges.


Select the Adobe Experience Manager icon in the upper left corner to open the global navigation panel and access to two icons:

To access the various Communities consoles, from global navigation select navigation, Communities.


  • Sites

    The Sites console is accessible in the author environment for the purpose of creating and managing community sites and its groups.

  • Moderation

    The Moderation console is for bulk moderation of UGC and in the author environment. A similar bulk moderation console is accessible in the publish environment to community members assigned the role of community moderator for one or more community sites.

  • Members, Groups

    The Members and Groups consoles are for managing community members and member groups that exist in the publish environment from the author environment.

  • Reports

    The Reports console is where reports on assignments, page views, and posted content (UGC) may be generated when a community site has enabled Adobe Analytics. The console is only available in the author environment.

  • Resources

    The Resources console is where enablement managers create, manage and assign resources to members of an enablement community site. The console is only available in the author environment.

Tools Console tools-console

To access Communities Tools (formerly the administration console), from global navigation: Tools > Communities