First Steps for Authors
This section gives you an overview of the main tasks that you will be using when starting to author content with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
- Getting Started : Detailing the basic sequence of events you need for creating and publishing your first page.
- Further Actions : Following on with the many other actions you can use when authoring.
These detail the basic sequence of events you need for creating and publishing your first page.
Navigating to the Page Location
The content in your website is held in a tree-structure. To create or edit a page you need to navigate to the location with the Websites Console .
Creating a New Page
Before editing, you need to create a new page .
Opening a Page
For many actions, such as editing, you need to open a page .
Editing a Page
Whether your instance already has existing pages or you have just created a new page yourself you can edit a page by:
- Using Preview Mode (to see how it will look when published)
Publishing a Page
Once you have finished editing your page you will want to publish (or activate) your page so that it is available to visitors to your website.
In addition to the basic steps there are many other actions available when authoring.
Copying a Page
It is sometimes easier to copy a page and re-use the content rather than creating everything from scratch again.
Moving or Renaming a Page
Moving and renaming pages is basically done with the same action.
Unpublishing a Page
To make previously published (or activated) content unavailable on your public website, you unpublish (or deactivate) the page .
Deleting a Page
If a page is no longer needed you might want to delete the page .
Setting the Page Properties
Every page has properties that you can define to determine aspects of its operation.