This page lists important documentation changes and updates for Adobe Experience Manager in the last three months. 

You can also view previous documentation updates.

Legacy Content

As of Oct. 24, 2017, legacy versions of AEM documentation have moved to a new location at https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/aem-previous-versions.html.

The following versions were moved:

  • AEM 6.0
  • AEM 5.6.1
  • AEM 5.6
  • CQ 5.5
  • CQ 5.4
  • CQ 5.3
  • CRX 2.3
  • CRX 2.2
  • CRX 2.1
  • CRX 2.0

AEM 6.3

Date Topic Changes
January 19, 2018 Core Components Release 2.0.0 Release 2.0.0 of the core components is now available, introducing version 2 of the existing components along with new components including Navigation, Language Navigation, and Quick Search components.
January 8, 2018 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.2
Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
December 14, 2017
Style System Feature Pack
The Style System feature pack and its associated documentation was released allowing a template author to define style classes in the component policy of components so that a content author can select these when editing the component on a page.
November 29, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.1 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.1.1 for AEM 6.3 is available.
November 28, 2017 Upgrade Documentation The AEM 6.3 Upgrade documentation was revamped to provide a more complete upgrade process flow, addressed missing areas and addressed outstanding customer feedback.
November 14, 2017  Smart Imaging

Frequently asked questions regarding the new feature smart imaging in Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7)/Dynamic Media.

See Smart Imaging.

October 13, 2017 AEM 6.3 Service Pack 1 Release notes for AEM 6.3 Service Pack 1.
October 11, 2017 Content Fragment Updates and Content Services - Feature Pack This set of Feature Packs delivers updates to Content Fragments, the JSON Exporter and Core Components. See the Content Fragment Updates and Content Services - Feature Pack Release Notes.
October 3, 2017 AEM Repo Tool

Documented AEM Repo Tool, which is available for simplified, FTP-like transfers between the filesystem and AEM with minimal dependencies. It is a simple bash script and integratable into IntelliJ and Eclipse.

AEM Repo Tool

September 12, 2017 Upgrade to AEM 6.3 Forms

Added information about handling adaptive form rules that are not migrated automatically using the migration utility.

Migrate AEM Forms assets and documents

September 11, 2017
Change hostname for AEM Forms JEE

When the name of the host machine is changed, the JBoss for Adobe Experience Manager Forms service running on the host machine fails to start. To resolve the issue, you must reset the Windows Registry key and add the name of the current host to the registry.

JBoss for Adobe Experience Manager Forms service fails to start when the host name is changed

September 5, 2017 Dynamic Media Feature Packs 14410 and 18912

This feature pack provides new automation and delivery capabilities for Dynamic Media customers and is an upgrade for Dynamic Media Classic (Scene7) customers to transition to Dynamic Media. 

Release Notes

Configuring Dynamic Media with Feature Pack 14410 and 18912

August 31, 2017 Touch UI Feature Status

While most capabilities are present in the touch-enabled UI, there are features that are not yet complete and will be added in future releases.The following page shows the current status of the capabilities as implemented in AEM 6.3.

Touch UI Feature Status

August 29, 2017 Forms Rule Editor

Adaptive Forms Configuration Service allows you to limit rule editor access to users based on their role or function.

Grant rule editor access to select user groups

August 29, 2017 Forms Performance Tuning

You can exclude AEM Forms files and folders from on-access virus scan application to improve the performance of your Forms server.

Performance tuning of AEM Forms server

August 28, 2017 Adaptive Forms

Form developers can embed a fully functional adaptive forms in an external web page hosted outside AEM. It helps end users fill a form without leaving the web page and remain in context of other elements on the page.

Embed adaptive form in external web page

August 25, 2017 Forms Data Integration

AEM Forms provides a configuration package that you can use to quickly integrate Dynamics 365 with Forms. The package includes a cloud service configuration and a form data model with preconfigured Dynamics 365 entities and services.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 OData Configuration

August 24, 2017 Install and Upgrade Forms JEE

Fixed several issues and refreshed installation and upgrade documentation for AEM 6.3 Forms JEE.

Install or upgrade AEM Forms on JEE

August 23, 2017 Decoration Tag Behavior

When a component in a web page is rendered, an HTML element can be generated, wrapping the rendered component within itself. For developers, AEM offers clear and simple logic controlling the decoration tags that wrap included components.

Decoration Tag

August 23, 2017 Editor Limitations

The editor in the touch-optimized UI makes use of overlays to interact with content confined in an iframe. This interaction creates some limitations in both usage of the editor and also for developers.

Editor Limitations

August 14, 2017 AEM Screens 6.3

New AEM Screens 6.3 documentation is available. Alternatively, a Quickstart is available that lets a user create a Digital Signage Experience in 5 minutes. See the following resources:

What is AEM Screens

Quickstart

Authoring for AEM Screens

Administering Content for AEM Screens

August 10, 2017 Getting Started Developing AEM Sites 6.3 - WKND Tutorial

New developer 6.3 getting started tutorial is available based on the latest AEM technologies:

Find the tutorial here.

August 9, 2017 Using Client-Side Libraries Details on locating clientlibs under /apps and using the proxy servlet as well as details on using preprocessors have been added.
August 8, 2017 AEM 6.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.0.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.

AEM 6.2

Date Topic Changes
February 13, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 12 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
January 18, 2018 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 11 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
December 8, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 10 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
November 9, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 9 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
October 10, 2017 AEM 6.2 Content Migration AEM 6.2 Documentation has migrated from docs.adobe.com to Helpx.
October 9, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 8 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
September 12, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 7 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.
August 11, 2017 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 6 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.

AEM 6.1

Date Topics Changes
February 1, 2018 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 14 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
December 1, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 13 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
October 6, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs

Cumulative Fix Pack 12 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.
August 11, 2017 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Packs Cumulative Fix Pack 11 for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.

AEM Assets Brand Portal

Date Topic Changes
October 26, 2017 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.3.1 release

AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.3.1 release introduces the new Brand Portal user interface and enhanced documentation experience. The documentation experience covers the following major updates:

  • Improved navigation, sorting, search, and download experience
  • Improved login screen wallpaper controls
  • Complete metadata schema publishing from Assets to Brand Portal
  • Enhanced reporting capabilities—assets downloaded, expired, and published
  • Newly introduced DRM capabilities—assets expiration controls and notification
  • New what’s new article to learn about the new and updated features
  • New version-agnostic Brand Portal user guide independent of AEM Assets User Guide

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