Posts Tagged ‘AEM Assets’

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Adding a Color Picker to the AEM Content Fragment Model Editor

Recently, one of our clients looked to add a custom field in the Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Content Fragment Model Editor. If you’re wondering what AEM Content Fragments are, check out Dan Klco’s post, as he does a great job explaining. Content Fragment Models are built with elements from various out-of-the-box data types, including single-line […]

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Enabling Checkboxes in AEM Assets Metadata Schema

Recently, a client requested I add a checkbox in AEM Asset’s image metadata schema. Surprisingly, checkboxes are not a field type in the OOTB metadata schema editor field options. After further investigation, I found that AEM list of OOTB form fields for metadata schemas includes a checkbox, but we cannot use the field as it […]

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5 New Features in AEM 6.5

  Now that AEM 6.5 has finally been released at Adobe Summit 2019, we can talk about some of the new features and functions available in the product. Here are 5 new features I’ve already seen in exploring AEM 6.5.   Feature 1: Edit Folder Metadata   I am so excited to see this as a […]

How to Show/Hide Metadata Schema Field Based on Asset Path

If you have not read my post explaining how to show/hide page properties based on a template in AEM 6.4  you may want to stop and read that before this one. Especially the “Granite Render Condition” section as it is the basis for this post. Now onto the good stuff! Banner Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash The Use Case […]

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Highlight of Adobe Summit Day 2: DAM 2.0

In day 2 of Adobe Summit, I saw some great innovations and new features in the AEM Assets platform which together solve the most difficult challenges of Digital Asset Management.   Bringing AI to DAM   Today’s general session highlighted a new capability which I believe is as much of a revelationary step forward in […]

AEM Assets Series: Understanding AEM Metadata Schemas

Metadata is defined as data that provides information about other data. In AEM, metadata is used to describe assets and content for information purposes, findability and delivery. Simple examples might be the title of a photograph, shot date, and photographer. AEM allows the grouping of metadata using Metadata Schemas. These schemas can be applied at […]

AEM Assets Series: Creating a Taxonomy

Taxonomy is a categorization framework used to identify or tag content. It sets the foundation for classification using a controlled vocabulary which leads to better findability and easier information management. A taxonomy should be agreed upon by business and content owners, and flexible enough to respond to changing business needs. Using the Taxonomy Features in […]

AEM Assets Series: 5 Tips for Creating a Unified Folder Structure

Creating a standardized assets folder structure is one of the first tasks when building an enterprise Digital Asset Management (DAM) system. Often organizations are combining disparate storage systems into a single DAM, and it’s necessary to understand the way contributors classify assets internally, attempt to recognize patterns, and make improvements to better suit the needs […]

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Digital Asset Management: No Longer a ‘Nice to Have’

Why Digital Asset Management As companies undergo digital transformation, and look to become an ‘experience business’ that delivers second to none experiences to their customers and drives brand loyalty, there’s more pressure on marketing teams to create compelling, interactive and visually appealing content. With content in such high demand, marketing leaders seek to streamline the use of […]

Why DAM Is Important to Your Web Content System

I’ve talked about Digital Asset Management (DAM) more in the past 12 months than in the past four years combined. In a way, it makes sense. Digital continues to evolve and become ever more important. Digital channels continue to proliferate. As digital channels proliferate, digital asset numbers explode.  Instead of a few thousand images, you […]