Monday, 16 May 2016

Searching for Adobe Experience Manager Tags using the TagManager API

You can develop an Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) OSGi bundle that uses the Tag Manager API to create application logic that searches for tags. Tags are a quick and easy method of classifying content within your website. In technical terms, a tag is a piece of metadata assigned to a content node within AEM (usually a page). For information about the API, see TagManager API.

Consider the following illustration that shows defined tags.

In this example, the name of the tag is Color and the Tag Id is properties:style/color. Using the Tag Manager API, you can create Java application logic to search for this tag and specify the all AEM JCR locations where this tag is used.

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  1. Hi Scott,
    Using Query Builder Debugger need to find below Can u pls help me ?

    1. Need to find the Tags which is used in scaffolding pages.
    2.Need to find the tags which are not being used.
    3.Need to find what tags are required in a page (example Homepage.html)
    4.Need to find tags that have never been used.
    5.How to find removed tags from a page.

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