Integrating with Silverpop Engage integrating-with-silverpop-engage

Integrating AEM with Silverpop Engage lets you manage and send emails created in AEM via Silverpop. It also lets you use the lead management features of Silverpop via AEM forms on AEM pages.

The integration provides you with the following features:

  • The ability to create Emails in AEM and publish them to Silverpop for distribution.
  • The ability to set action of a AEM form to create a Silverpop subscriber.

After Silverpop Engage is configured, you can publish newsletters or emails to Silverpop Engage.

Creating a Silverpop Configuration creating-a-silverpop-configuration

Silverpop configurations can be added by way of Cloud Services, Tools, or API end points. All methods are described in this section.

Configuring Silverpop by way of Cloud Services configuring-silverpop-via-cloudservices

To create a Silverpop configuration in Cloud Services:

  1. In AEM, click Tools > Deployment > Cloud Services. (Or directly access at https://<hostname>:<port>/etc/cloudservices.html.)

  2. Under third-party services, click Silverop Engage and then Configure. The Silverpop configuration window opens.

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    Silverpop Engage is not available as an option under third-party services unless you download the package from Package Share.
  3. Enter a title and optionally, a name and click Create. The** Silverpop Settings** configuration window opens.

  4. Enter the username, password, and select an API endpoint from the dropdown list.

  5. Click Connect to Silverpop. When you have successfully connected, you see a success dialog box. Click OK so you exit the window. You can go to Silverpop by clicking Go to Silverpop Engage.

  6. Silverpop has been configured. You can edit the configuration by clicking Edit.

  7. Also, Silverpop Engage framework can be configured for personalized actions by providing title and name (optional). Click Create successfully creates the framework for the already configured Silverpop connection.

    Imported data extension columns can later be used through the AEM component - Text and Personalization.

Configuring Silverpop via Tools configuring-silverpop-via-tools

To create a Silverpop configuration in Tools:

  1. In AEM, click Tools > Deployment > Cloud Services. Or navigate there directly by going to https://<hostname>:<port>/misadmin#/etc.

  2. Select Tools, then Cloud Services Configurations, then Silverpop Engage.

  3. Click New.


  4. In the Create Page window, enter the Title and optionally the Name, and click Create.

  5. Enter the configuration information as outlined in step 4 in the previous procedure. Follow that procedure so you can finish configuring Silverpop.

Adding multiple configurations adding-multiple-configurations

To add multiple configurations:

  1. On the welcome page, click Cloud Services and click Silverpop Engage. Click Show Configurations button which appears if one or more Silverpop configurations are available. All available configurations are listed.
  2. Click the + sign next to Available configurations. It opens the Create Configurations window. Follow the previous configuration procedure so you can create a configuration.

Configuring API end points for connecting to Silverpop configuring-api-end-points-for-connecting-to-silverpop

Currently, AEM has six unsecured end points (Engage 1 – 6). Silverpop now provides two new end points and changed connection end points for the existing ones.

To configure the API end points:

  1. Go to /libs/mcm/silverpop/components/silverpoppage/dialog/items/general/items/apiendpoint/options node on https://<hostname>:<port>/crxde.

  2. Right-click and select Create, then Create Node.

  3. Enter the Name as sp-e0 and choose Type as cq:Widget.

  4. Add two properties to the newly added node:

    1. Name: text, Type: String, Value: Engage 0
    2. Name: value, Type: String, Value:


    Click “Save All”.

  5. Create one more node with Name as sp-e7 and Type as cq:Widget.

    Add two properties to the newly added node:

    1. Name: text, Type: String, Value: Pilot
    2. Name: value, Type: String, Value:
  6. To change the existing API End points (Engage 1 – 6), click each of them one-by-one and replace the values as follows:

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    Node Name Existing End Point Value New End Point Value
  7. Click Save All. AEM is now ready to connect to Silverpop over secured end points.