Using Liking

You are reading the AEM 6.1 version of Using Liking.
This documentation is also available for the following versions:  AEM 6.2 

The Liking component is a useful tool that allows users to express an opinion about a particular piece of content, such as an comment within a forum.  With the Liking component, members select the heart icon to indicate a positive opinion.

Adding Liking to a Page

To add a Liking component to a page in author mode,  use the component browser to locate

  • Communities / Liking

and drag it into place on a page, such as a position relative to the feature for users to like.

For necessary information, visit Communities Components Basics.

When the required client-side libraries are included, this is how the Liking component will appear.

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Configuring Liking

Select the placed Liking component to access and select the Configure icon which opens the edit dialog.

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Under the Texts & Labels tab, specify the properties used to record likes.

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  • Positive Response Label
    (Required) The property name for a positive response.
  • Negative Response Label
    (Required) The property name for a negative response.
  • Tally Name
    (Required) The internal, identifiable property name for this instance of a voting component.

Site Visitor Experience

Members

Members may change their like at any time.

Anonymous

Anonymous liking is not supported.  Site visitors must register (become a member) and sign in to participate in liking.

Additional Information

More information may be found on the Liking Essentials page for developers.

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