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Recent Documentation Updates

This page lists important documentation changes and updates for Adobe Experience Manager in the last three months. 

AEM 6.3

Date Topic Changes
October 13, 2017 AEM 6.3 Service Pack 1 Release notes for AEM 6.3 Service Pack 1
October 11, 2017 Content Fragment Updates and Content Services - Feature Pack This set of Feature Packs delivers updates to Content Fragments, the JSON Exporter and Core Components. See the Content Fragment Updates and Content Services - Feature Pack Release Notes.
October 3, 2017 AEM Repo Tool

Documented AEM Repo Tool, which is available for simplified, FTP-like transfers between the filesystem and AEM with minimal dependencies. It is a simple bash script and integratable into IntelliJ and Eclipse.

AEM Repo Tool

September 12, 2017 Upgrade to AEM 6.3 Forms

Added information about handling adaptive form rules that are not migrated automatically using the migration utility.

Migrate AEM Forms assets and documents

September 11, 2017 Change hostname for AEM Forms JEE

When the name of the host machine is changed, the JBoss for Adobe Experience Manager Forms service running on the host machine fails to start. To resolve the issue, you must reset the Windows Registry key and add the name of the current host to the registry.

JBoss for Adobe Experience Manager Forms service fails to start when the host name is changed

September 5, 2017 Dynamic Media Feature Packs 14410 and 18912

This feature pack provides new automation and delivery capabilities for Dynamic Media customers and is an upgrade for Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7) customers to transition to Dynamic Media. 

Release Notes

Configuring Dynamic Media with Feature Pack 14410 and 18912

August 31, 2017 Touch UI Feature Status

While most capabilities are present in the touch-enabled UI, there are features that are not yet complete and will be added in future releases.

The following page shows the current status of the capabilities as implemented in AEM 6.3.

Touch UI Feature Status

August 29, 2017 Forms Rule Editor

Adaptive Forms Configuration Service allows you to limit rule editor access to users based on their role or function.

Grant rule editor access to select user groups

August 29, 2017 Forms Performance Tuning

You can exclude AEM Forms files and folders from on-access virus scan application to improve the performance of your Forms server.

Performance tuning of AEM Forms server

August 28, 2017 Adaptive Forms

Form developers can embed a fully functional adaptive forms in an external web page hosted outside AEM. It helps end users fill a form without leaving the web page and remain in context of other elements on the page.

Embed adaptive form in external web page

August 25, 2017 Forms Data Integration

AEM Forms provides a configuration package that you can use to quickly integrate Dynamics 365 with Forms. The package includes a cloud service configuration and a form data model with preconfigured Dynamics 365 entities and services.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 OData Configuration

August 24, 2017 Install and Upgrade Forms JEE

Fixed several issues and refreshed installation and upgrade documentation for AEM 6.3 Forms JEE.

Install or upgrade AEM Forms on JEE

August 23, 2017 Decoration Tag Behavior

When a component in a web page is rendered, an HTML element can be generated, wrapping the rendered component within itself. For developers, AEM offers clear and simple logic controlling the decoration tags that wrap included components.

Decoration Tag

August 23, 2017 Editor Limitations

The editor in the touch-optimized UI makes use of overlays to interact with content confined in an iframe. This interaction creates some limitations in both usage of the editor and also for developers.

Editor Limitations

August 14, 2017 AEM Screens 6.3

New AEM Screens 6.3 documentation is available. Alternatively, a Quickstart is available that lets a user create a Digital Signage Experience in 5 minutes. See the following resources:

What is AEM Screens

Quickstart

Authoring for AEM Screens

Administering Content for AEM Screens

August 10, 2017

Getting Started Developing AEM Sites 6.3 - WKND Tutorial

New developer 6.3 getting started tutorial is available based on the latest AEM technologies:

Find the tutorial here.

August 9, 2017 Using Client-Side Libraries Details on locating clientlibs under /apps and using the proxy servlet as well as details on using preprocessors have been added.
August 8, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
July 27, 2017 Assets Best Practices for the Desktop App and Creative Cloud Integration

See:

June 23, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.1 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.1 for AEM 6.3 is available.
June 7, 2017 AEM commerce with Digital River

A new commerce integration is available:

May 24, 2017 AEM 6.3 Reference Material Reference Material is available including:
May 17, 2017 HTML Template Language Improvements based on AEM 6.3 features.

AEM 6.2

Date Topic Changes
October 9, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 8 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
September 12, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 7 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
August 11, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 6 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
July 5, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 5 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
June 5, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 4 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
April 12, 2017 HTTP/2 delivery of content

Adobe is excited to announce the availability of HTTP/2 delivery of content with the overall benefit of improved performance.

See HTTP2 Delivery of Content FAQ.

April 12, 2017 Excluding master videos from adaptive video sets

If you are integrating with Scene 7, it is a best practice to exclude the master video (F4V, MP3, or OGG) from any adaptive video set that you create.

See Excluding master videos from adaptive video sets.

March 9, 2017 Troubleshooting page A new troubleshooting page collects all the AEM Troubleshooting content onto one page.
March 2, 2017 AEM 6.2 Feature Packs A new page listing all the AEM 6.2 Features Packs is available.
March 2, 2017 Secure video delivery

Secure video delivery is now available using the VideoPlayer.ssl configuration attribute in your embed code or URL path.

See How to deliver secure video in Embedding the Video or Image Viewer on a Web Page.

See How to deliver secure video in Linking URLs to your Web Application.

AEM 6.1

Date Topic Changes
October 6, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs
Cumulative Fix Pack 12 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
August 11, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 11 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
July 5, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 10 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
June 5, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 9 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
April 12, 2017 Excluding master videos from adaptive video sets

If you are integrating with Scene 7, it is a best practice to exclude the master video (F4V, MP3, or OGG) from any adaptive video set that you create.

See Excluding master videos from adaptive video sets.

March 21, 2017 Secure video delivery

Secure video delivery is now available using the VideoPlayer.ssl configuration attribute in your embed code or URL path.

See How to deliver secure video in Embedding the Video or Image Viewer on a Web Page.

See How to deliver secure video in Linking URLs to your Web Application.

Cumulative Fix Pack 11 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.

Livefyre

Date Topic Changes
April 3, 2017 AEM 6.3 and Livefyre Integration Created and added new video on how to install and configure Livefyre for AEM.
March 30, 2017 Release Notes Release notes for the March 30, 2017, Livefyre release.