Course: Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) CMS Basics

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) CMS Basics

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

Adobe Experience Manager Basics course is a very high level overview of some of AEM's features focused mostly on helping you understand them at a very high level so you can start increasing your knowledge in future more specific AEM courses.

This particular AEM course covers the following:

  • What is AEM (a Content Management System or CMS by Adobe in which you can create websites similar to Drupal, Wordpress or other CMSs - I spoiled the surprise I know)
  • How to install an author and a publish instance
  • How to edit pages using the the classic and the touch UI
  • Some authoring modes like edit, design and preview
  • What are components, templates, clientlibs, etc
  • And a simple project for you to apply some of the concepts seen in the course
  • At the end of this course you will have a better understanding of what AEM is when to look for certain things like pages, components and templates
Basic knowledge
  • You should have some programming experience
  • You should have access to an Adobe Experience Manager instance (it should be provided by your company or client)
What you will learn
  • Understand AEM at a very high level
  • Be able to identify how a simple app is structured
Number of Lectures: 47
Total Duration: 01:23:11
  • Introduction  
AEM Basics
  • What is AEM  
  • AEM Instance Types  
  • How to install AEM  
  • Installing AEM - Exercise  

  • Project Activity 1: Install AEM Instructions  
Content Editing
  • Different authoring interfaces  
  • The touch UI  

    Adobe Experience Manager version Differences: Touch UI

  • The Classic UI  
  • AEM Consoles  
  • Consoles Exercise - Description  
  • Consoles Exercise - Installing demo app  

    Application Packages URL

  • Consoles Exercise - Modify an existing component  
  • Consoles Exercise - Add a new component  
  • Consoles Exercise - Classic UI  
  • Project Activity 2: Modify content  

  • Project Activity 2: Modify content Instructions  
  • Authoring modes  
  • Authoring modes Exercise - Description  
  • Authoring modes Exercise - Create a new page  
  • Authoring modes Exercise - Preview Mode  
  • Authoring modes Exercise - Design Mode  
  • Authoring modes Exercise - Classic UI  
  • Project Activity 3: Authoring modes  

  • Project Activity 3: Authoring modes Instructions  
AEM Components
  • What are components  
  • What are templates  
  • Typical Application Structure  
  • Components Exercise - Description  
  • Components Exercise - Modify a Component  
  • Components Exercise - Modify the clientlibs  
  • Components Exercise - Create page  
  • Components Exercise - Backup your work  
  • Components Exercise - Node structure  
  • Project Activity 4: Components  

  • Project Activity 4: Components Instructions  
External Tools
  • External Tools Introduction  
  • AEM Packages  
  • Maven  

  • Maven - Resources  
  • Using Brackets  

    Brackets Download Link

  • Project Activity 5: External Tools  
  • Project Activity 5: External Tools Instructions  

    Git Repository

Challenge Solution
  • Challenge Solution Introduction  
  • AEM App  

    Bootstrap Page

    Bootstrap Embed Utility

  • Creating the content using the App  

    Foundation Components - Reference Component

    Final Source Code GitHub URL

  • Thanks!!!  
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