Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Creating an Adobe Experience Manager 6.4 website using Editable Templates

In this Adobe Experience Manager 6.4 article, you create an Experience Manager site that contains a header section, a body section (in this article, the leadarticles component is used), and a footer section. In addition, you are going to learn how to promote reuse of Experience Manager content by:

  • Leveraging Editable Template Structures
  • Making use of core components
  • Understanding Template and Content Policies  

The following illustration shows the site that is created by following this article. 

The Experience Manager site created in this article uses editable templates, as shown in this illustration. 

The following list describes Editable Templates:

  • Can be created and edited by your authors.
  • Have been introduced to allow you to define the following for any pages created with the template: the structure,  the initial content, content policies
  • After the new page is created a dynamic connection is maintained between the page and the template; this means that changes to the template structure will be reflected on any pages created with that template (changes to the initial content will not be reflected).
  • Uses content policies (edited from the template editor) to persist the design properties (does not use Design mode within the page editor).
  • Are stored under /conf

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I (Scott Macdonald) am a Senior Experience League Community Manager at Adobe Systems with 20 years in the high tech industry. I am also a programmer with knowledge in Java, JavaScript, C#,C++, HTML, XML and ActionScript. If  you would like to see more AEM or other end to end articles like this, then leave a comment and let me know what content you would like to see.

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