AEM Guides Documentation

Experience Manager Guides (referred to as AEM Guides hereafter) is a powerful, enterprise-grade component content management solution (CCMS). It enables native DITA support in Experience Manager, empowering AEM to handle DITA-based content creation and delivery. It empowers authors to create content using any offline DITA authoring tool, such as Adobe FrameMaker or an easy-to-use built-in web editor.

AEM Guides solution provides all core CCMS functions, such as collaboration, review, translation, search, and reports for DITA content, enabling authors to do more in less time through efficient content reuse and powerful workflows. Moreover, users can leverage its best-in-class, single-click publishing capability to generate DITA-based output for the most popular formats - Experience Manager Sites, PDF, HTML5, EPUB, and custom output through DITA-OT.

With AEM Guides solution, enterprises can deliver seamless and personalized experiences to end users and ensure consistency and uniformity in pre- and post-sales content. Complete control over content integrity can be achieved easily. What’s more, localization time and costs also reduce significantly.

Adobe Experience Manager Guides was formerly branded as XML Documentation for Adobe Experience Manager. Please note certain references within the documentation may still refer to prior branding but are still applicable to the current offering.

What’s new

  • AEM Guides Getting Started Course

    Learn how to create, organize, author and publish content with Adobe Experience Manager Guides.

  • AEM Guides Authoring in the built-in Web Editor

    Learn how to author content using the native Web Editor in Adobe Experience Manager Guides. Gain complete understanding of user preferences, editor settings, configuration, toolbars and more.

  • Output Generation with AEM Guides

    Learn how to generate output using Adobe Experience Manager Guides. Learn about various features available for output generation - reports, baselines, conditions, troubleshooting, bulk publishing and activation.

Additional Resources