AEM stands for Experience, its the primary differentiating factor that separate it from other products.
Please note that images depicted in this section are from AEM6.
Tags must be used to classify content within CMS. Tags structured in namespaces provide a flexible and extendable layer when designing metadata for assets and content. The OOB components associated with Tags provide simple and effective authoring experience and should be used to drive Authoring Experience where Lists and Arbitrary Structures are required on dialogs. Management of Tags in AEM allows ability for the Business users to extend their content experience without needing to update code.
Digital Asset Management
The term Assets in AEM also know as DAM in short refers to the Digital Asset Management capability. Its primary use is to share and distribute assets within an organisation. As DAM is integrated into AEM platform the images from DAM can seamlessly used in the Authoring experience.
Asset Metadata is additional data for the image, it enriches user experience as the information for the image is stored with the image and can be reused by component in places where its appropriate. For example a metadata description field if entered would appear in an Image component to convey additional information to the viewer.
Asset renditions allow you to generate using a workflow or manually upload renditions for an asset.
Asset Share Commons is an alternative way of presenting DAM library to consumers. It is best used when delivering DAM access to 3rd Party and External customers.
Experience Manager Dashboard
Project dashboard should be used to tailor the presentation for authors. Each Outport should have a Tile (Project) created that will contain relevant information and links to relevant areas that they frequently use.
Project dashboard should be used to tailor the presentation for authors. Each Outport should have a Tile (Project) created that will contain relevant information.
Projects - Experiences
Links to relevant areas for Content Authors while they are working on a campaign project. A calendar view allows author to see when projects are due.
Desktop and Mobile authoring interface for Pages.