About Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)

Adobe Experience Manager Websites

Drag and Drop to Design. No Software. No Code.

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is a rich toolset that empowers faculty and staff to create responsive, mobile-friendly websites. For authors, AEM is a simple drag and drop content management system (CMS) —  no need to code, no HTML required. The system also makes it easy to organize and share your digital assets, including images and documents.  

The Advantages of AEM 

  • As long as you have an internet connection, AEM's browser-based editing means you may log in and edit your site anywhere with your SUNet ID 
  • Drag and drop components allow you to customize the layout and design a site that works with your content   
  • The Digital Asset Management (DAM) system integrates search with drag and drop placement of images, video, documents, CAP profiles, and Stanford Medicine news into your site
  • Integration features for top social platforms make it easy to connect with your audience, including a Twitter feed component 
  • Multimedia embedding for videos from MediaSpace and YouTube, and podcasts
  • Easy to use web form and e-mail form templates
  • Automatic and related link navigation
  • Easy to create news and events lists
  • Sync with CAP profiles

Theme Choice

Fit for site architectures

Select your site's theme when requesting a new site, they cannot be changed after creation.  Each theme is fully responsive, cross-browser compatible, and meets accessibility guidelines.


Based on top-tier department sites. Expansive vertical navigation for deeper site hierarchy. 

Design Samples


Catered to projects and campaigns. Flexible horizontal navigation with a wider content canvas. 

K2 (Custom)

This is a toolkit with design elements approved for digital use that can be combined creatively to build custom sites.