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Content Fragments allow you to create channel-neutral content, together with (possibly channel-specific) variations. We.Retail (as available in an out-of-the-box instance of AEM) provides the fragment Arctic Surfing in Lofoten as a basic sample. This illustrates that:

For the full documentation on creating, managing, using and developing content fragments:


Content Fragments and Experience Fragments are different features within AEM:

  • Content Fragments are editorial content, primarily text and related images. They are pure content, without design and layout.
  • Experience Fragments are fully laid out content; a fragment of a web page.

Experience Fragments can contain content in the form of Content Fragments, but not the other way around.

Where to Find Content Fragments in We.Retail

There is a sample content fragment, Arctic Surfing in Lofoten, together with related visual assets, in the folder Arctic Surfing in Lofoten:


Here you can edit and manage your fragment using the tabs (left side panel):


Where Content Fragments are Used in We.Retail

To illustrate page authoring with a content fragment  the Arctic Surfing in Lofoten content fragment is referenced in a Sites page:


Further Information

For more details see: