This Week in AEM… Overlay Asset Metadata

Sometimes you need to add new metadata fields to your assets in Adobe Experience Manager. It is not a straightforward process to accomplish this. We recently were helping one of our customers through this and got quite frustrated. Saurabh Gupta from the AEM Developer Learning site has taken the time to outline the proper steps …


Asset Rendition Caching Problem and Solution

We’ve talked before about the dissonance between Adobe Experience Manager’s Publish and Dispatcher instances, but this dissonance is not limited to content pages; another case that comes up often is when caching image renditions from DAM Assets. If you directly refer to the Asset’s rendition through the Dispatcher, you might have found a surprising result …


Asset Collection Ordering Bug and Workaround

[Update: Adobe Engineering has declared this to be working as intended; if you want this ordering to persist, a workaround like that provided below will need to be implemented.] We discovered what looks like an oversight/bug in AEM 6.2 Assets collections (we have not investigated if this is a problem in earlier versions.) When you …