AEM Sites Core Components
A set of standardized components for AEM 6.3+ that can be used to speed up development of websites.
- Tutorial to build a new site using the Core Components
- AEM product documentation of Core Components
- adaptTo() 2017 presentation
If you're curious about how the next generation of components looks like, a tech preview is made available in the
Contributions are welcome! Read the Contributing Guide for more information.
Page authoring components:
The components' versioning scheme is documented on the AEM Core WCM Components' versioning policies wiki page.
* The Content Fragment Component is an extension to the Core Components and must be separately downloaded and explicitly enabled.
|1.0.0, 1.0.2||-||AEM 6.3||1.7|
|1.0.4, 1.0.6||-||AEM 6.3||1.8|
|1.1.0||sandbox/preview||AEM 6.3 + FP19614 or SP 1||1.8|
|2.0.0||sandbox/preview||AEM 6.3 + SP1 + FP20593||1.8|
|2.0.4||1.0.0||AEM 6.3 + SP1 + CFP2 + FP20593 + FP20696||1.8|
|2.0.6, 2.0.8||1.0.2, 1.0.4||AEM 6.3 + SP2||1.8|
|2.1.0||1.0.6||AEM 184.108.40.206 + FP24268, AEM 220.127.116.11 + FP24267||1.8|
To install everything, except the extensions, the released aggregate package
core.wcm.components.all can be installed via the AEM Package Manager.
For more information about the Package Manager please have a look at How to Work With Packages documentation page.
The project has the following minimal requirements:
- Java SE Development Kit 8 or newer
- Apache Maven 3.3.1 or newer
For ease of build and installation the following profiles are provided:
autoInstallSinglePackage- install everything to an existing AEM author instance, as specified by
autoInstallSinglePackagePublish- install everything to an existing AEM publish instance, as specified by
autoInstallPackage- installs the package/bundle to an existing AEM author instance, as specified by
autoInstallPackagePublish- installs the package/bundle to an existing AEM publish instance, as specified by
This project relies on the unobfuscated AEM 6.3 cq-quickstart. This is publicly available on https://repo.adobe.com
For more details about the UberJar please head over to the How to Build AEM Projects using Apache Maven documentation page.
You can install everything needed to use the components on your running AEM instance by issuing the following command in the top level folder of the project:
mvn clean install -PautoInstallSinglePackage
You can install individual packages/bundles by issuing the following command in the top level folder of the project:
mvn clean install -PautoInstallPackage -pl <project_name(s)> -am
Please note that
-pl/-projectsoption specifies the list of projects that you want to install
-am/-also-makeoptions specifies that dependencies should also be built
Include core components as subpackage into your own project maven build
The released version of the core components are available on the public maven repository at https://repo.adobe.com. To include the core components package into your own project maven build you can add the dependency
<dependency> <groupId>com.adobe.cq</groupId> <artifactId>core.wcm.components.all</artifactId> <type>zip</type> <version>2.1.0</version> </dependency>
and sub package section
<subPackage> <groupId>com.adobe.cq</groupId> <artifactId>core.wcm.components.all</artifactId> <filter>true</filter> </subPackage>
For more information how to setup the Adobe Maven Repository (
repo.adobe.com) for your maven build, please have a look at the
related Knowledge Base article