Thursday, 13 October 2016

Creating an Adobe Experience Manager RSS component using JQuery

You can create an Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) component that is able to retrieve data from a RSS feed and display data in the component's view. A RSS uses standard web feed styles to publish data such as:

  • blog entries
  • news headlines
  • audio
  • video

When developing a custom AEM component, you can select a third-party library and use that library within AEM. This is a benefit of developing an AEM component as it offers you better flexiblity to address your business requirements. In this use case, the following third-party library is used:

http://jquery-plugins.net/FeedEK/FeedEk_demo.html

The following illustration shows the component created in this development article.


To read this development article, click  https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/using/aem_rss.html.

NOTE: To learn how to develop an AEM Headline component (another example of displaying RSS type data), see http://scottsdigitalcommunity.blogspot.com/2016/03/creating-aem-headline-component.html


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