Communities Consoles communities-consoles

The consoles of AEM Communities, 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 displays an Administration menu item when the signed in member has appropriate privileges.

Select the Adobe Experience Manager icon in the upper-left corner so you can 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 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.

Tools Console tools-console

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