WEM 5.4 Documentation


Built atop the industry-leading JSR-283-compliant Content Repository of the ADEP Experience Services, the Web Experience Management solution (WEM) provides the complete suite of applications previously available as the CQ product, enabling organizations to optimize online communication.

This documentation includes information on administering, using and developing with WEM 5.4.

Authoring Websites in WCM

The basics of connecting to the authoring environment and finding your way around the graphical user interface of WCM.

The fundamentals on creating and managing pages and all content, including digital assets.

Describes how to publish content to your website and how to restore previous versions of content.

Tuning your content to the interests of specific visitors ensure that you convey your message, while they receive the information they need. Various features in WCM enable you to do this.

Creating mobile specific websites, viewing a mobile page in a way that emulates a mobile device or switching between several views. Author webpages with an iPad. Using the iPhone app to manage a workflow.

WCM offers simple, social tagging and taxonomy management. Here is what you need to know about creating, managing, and working with tags.

Working with Digital Assets in DAM

Administering WEM

Provides detailed information and procedures for the efficient handling of content, including replicating, tagging, using content tools, and importing/exporting content.

Covers how to manage users and groups in order to provide them with the appropriate rights necessary to perform various functions.

Workflows control a series of actions on pages or digital assets that support any editorial process. Using the visual drag-and-drop workflow designer, you can easily define workflows, be they simple or advanced.

The social collaboration tools offer extended user profiles, blogs, and calendars that are fully integrated into the Web Content Management platform.

Personalization provides your users with a customized environment that displays dynamic content selected according to their specific needs.

Multi-Site Management handles multilingual and multinational content, helping your company balance centralized branding with localized content.

Analytics form the basis for gaining insights into how your website is being used by visitors and therefore, how it is serving your business.

As all information is already resident within the repository, many reports can be generated. Default reports are provided, customized reports can easily be developed.

Developing on WEM

Development Tools

Looks at the various tools, from both Day and third parties, available to configure an optimal development environment.


Learn about developing components, which form the essential building blocks for content input with WEM.


What you need to know about templates. These allow you to define default page layouts and functionality.

Designs and the Designer

The design of your website is vital. The Designer simplifies the implementation.

Leveraging Built-in Functionality

Certain functionality is already available within WEM but can be developed further.

Multi-Site Manager for Developers

What you need to know when developing your own Multi-Site Management solution.

Testing WEM Projects

Managing WEM Projects

Planning Project Phases

Defining the following phases and milestones will help simplify the implementation of a typical WEM project.

Setting Target Metrics

Defining quantitative measurements for the quality of your website will help ensure you fulfill your goals.

References, Checklists, Examples

The following sources of information are listed to provide you with background information in various areas.