Developing Communities

You are reading the AEM 6.2 version of Developing Communities.
This documentation is also available for the following versions:  AEM 6.1  AEM 6.0 

Overview

AEM Communities simplifies the creation and customizaton of community features such as forums, user groups, blogs, Q&A, calendars, comments, reviews, voting, ratings, and assignments.  These features result in user generated content (UGC) being entered in the publish environment.

The foundation of a community site is the social component framework (SCF).  Creation of a community site begins with the selection of a community site template that is composed of community functions.

Note

It is highly recommended to keep up-to-date with the latest releases.

Recommended Deployments

Social Component Framework

Component, Function and Feature Essentials

Community Members

Community Groups

Community groups is the concept of allowing community members to form sub-communities within the community site.  Creation of a community group may occur in the publish or author environment.

Managing Data

Tutorials

Troubleshooting

Related Communities Documentation

  • Visit Administering Communities Sites to learn about creating a Community Site, configuring Community Site Templates, moderating community content, managing members, and configuring messaging.

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