Working with Workflows

You are reading the AEM 6.2 version of Working with Workflows.
This documentation is also available for the following versions:  AEM 6.3  AEM 6.1  AEM 6.0 

AEM Workflows allows you to automate a series of steps that are performed on a page or asset. For example, when publishing, an editor has to review the content - before a site administrator activates the page. A worklow that automates this example notifies each participant when it is time to perform their required work:

  1. The author applies the workflow to the page.
  2. The editor receives a work item that indicates that they are required to review the page content. When finished, they indicate that their work item is complete.
  3. The site administrator then receives a work item that requests the activation of the page. When finished, they indicate that their work item is complete.


  • Content authors apply workflows to pages as well as participate in workflows.
  • The workflows that you use are specific to the business processes of your organization.

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