Authors Pocket Reference

If you're already familiar with AEM (previously taken the training), or just need a quick refresher, browse these practical tips and references to increase your site-building efficiency. For pro-tips on specific components, see the Component Encyclopedia.

Page Authoring

General Admin.

Asset Mgmt.

Page Authoring

Time Savers

Special Features

General Administration

Site Management


Note: To change the name (i.e. URL) of a page or files, use the Move function. Learn how


Site Navigation

Asset Management

All Files

Note: Before uploading, be sure files do not have any spaces or special characters in the name. File names should be all lower case, if you need to separate words use a dash "-". Links to files will NOT work if you have spaces in filenames and may prevent you from finding them later via search.


Must be uploaded to the DAM before they can be added to a page and accessed via the Side Panel menu. Watch this short video to see how.