As of AEM 6.1 Communities, a blog is a community activity. Blog articles are now posted from the publish environment, where previously, blog articles could only be created in the author environment and published .
Blog articles may now be created by any community member, unless restricted to privileged members.
This page provides the essential information for working with the blog feature.
The underlying infrastructure of the blog feature is the journal feature.
Essentials for Client-Side
The blog feature is comprised of two main components that are available by adding the
or by adding the components to a page in author edit mode.
Essentials for Server-Side
Accessing Blog Entries (UGC)
As of AEM 6.1 Communities, use of a
for UGC includes programmatic access to UGC regardless of the chosen storage option (such as ASRP, MSRP or JSRP).
The location and format of the UGC in the repository is subject to change without warning
When the deployment is a publish farm, it is necessary to identify a primary publisher that will poll for articles scheduled to be published.