Posts Categorized as Experience Management

Things to Look Out for When Upgrading to AEM 6.3

If you have been using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) to host your sites for a while, and are now looking to upgrade to AEM 6.3 (whether considering an in-place upgrade or a fresh new install), I am sure you’ve already found some good public documentation from Adobe. (If you are wondering if you should upgrade, here are […]

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Mastering AEM Dispatcher Part 1: Debugging the Dispatcher

Loch Ness, the Bermuda Triangle, and the AEM Dispatcher; three great mysteries of our time! Despite playing a critical role in Adobe project, the AEM Dispatcher is a black box. In this series of blog posts, I’ll tear back the veil concealing the AEM Dispatcher and help you master this essential tool! In this first post, we’ll discuss how to […]

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RTE Validation for AEM 6.2, The Right Way

I’ve looked far and wide for an RTE validation solution that is straightforward and easy to share between teams. The examples I found online seemed like patches or half-solutions that would break in the next AEM version, or when used in complex dialogs. So I set out to write one myself following my newly acquired […]

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How to Pass Page Properties to Angular Controller Through HTL

This article discusses different ways to pass dialog/ page properties rendered through HTL (Sightly) into AngularJS script (Angular Controller in our case). Note that we are not using Javascript Use-API here. Let’s say we have to access a page property foobar in our Angular Controller. One simple and quick way that might come to mind […]

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Upgrading to AEM 6.3: When runAllPreUpgradeTask() Fails

For upgrades to AEM 6.3, Adobe has provided a pre-upgrade task package to make the process easier on implementers. The main task is runAllPreUpgradeTask(), which takes care of executing Revision Cleanup, Version Purge, Workflow Purge, Audit Log Maintenance, and Generate Bundle List File. When I ran runAllPreUpgradeTask(), it started the process, but after a while, […]

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Features That Will Make You Love AEM 6.3 Workflows

In earlier releases of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), there’s no way of knowing whether the editing page is in the workflow process. Authors need to go into workflow inbox to look and see if they have any pages/items assigned as part of the workflow. With the release of AEM 6.3, Adobe has increased productivity with […]

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Handling Large Resolution Images in AEM

Recently I ran into an issue where one of my images was not appearing correctly on my Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) page. Upon a closer look, it appeared that AEM was downscaling the web image when used in my Image Component. After hours of research, we discovered this is an issue driven by the default […]

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How to Transform Replication URLs in AEM

If you are ever faced with the requirement of replicating AEM content between systems where the content hierarchy on one of the systems does not exactly match the other system, this post is for you. Let’s take this example: Your AEM author instance has pages under “/content/site/page/” and you have a sling mapping that transforms incoming URLs: […]

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How to Force AEM to Not Process CSS URLs

By default, AEM CSS processor will transform the CSS URL functional notation “url()” into a relative URL to the ClientLibrary, if the URL was relative to begin with, ie, it does not start with “/” This poses an issue when using the CSS fill property for SVG and providing a gradient id (read more here) The following was […]

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