Main Navigation

When you log in to the upgraded CMS, you will be in the Navigation view. This view displays a link to your site and assets. From this screen, select one of the following:

  • Sites: This icon provides access to your web content.
  • Assets: This icon takes you to the Digital Asset Manager (DAM) where you can access your images and documents.
  • User Profile: The top right-most icon along the black horizontal toolbar is the User icon, where you can set User Preferences.

 

main navigation view

The Navigation view can be accessed via the icon under the AEM Logo on the top left.

User profile icon in page context

The User icon is in the black horizontal band, to the right.

user profile menu expanded

The User Profile menu.


Column View of Content

The default column view

the options tool in page context

The site navigation view Options tool

Site dropdown expanded to show previous levels

The Site dropdown shows you the content path that led to the page you last selected.

Site Navigation Options

Selecting the Sites icon takes you to the Sites view. You can navigate to your pages by selecting each page that you want to view sub-pages for. Depending on your navigation view setting, content will unfold horizontally across the screen in columns, card icons, or lists. 

The following additional content navigational tools are available from this view:

  • Options Tool: This tool is in the top left corner of the screen, under the horizontal black bar. It allows you to decide what you want to view on the screen.
  • Adobe Experience Manager logo: Clicking or touching the text logo in the top left of the screen takes you back to the Main Navigation view.
  • Site Navigation Dropdown: In the top center of the screen, under the black horizontal bar, the name of the last page you clicked or touched is displayed. Clicking the dropdown arrow shows you the path you took to get there.

 


Asset Navigation Options

Selecting the Assets icon in the Main Navigation view takes you to the Assets view. Click on the Files icon on the next screen to get to the folders that you have access to.

The following navigational tools are available from this view:

  • Options Tool: This tool is in the top left corner of the screen, under the horizontal black bar. It allows you to decide what you want to view on the screen.
  • Sorting: Near the top right corner you can choose to sort the shown assets and folders in different ways convenient for you.
  • Adobe Experience Manager logo: Clicking or touching the text logo in the top left of the screen takes you back to the Main Navigation view.
  • DAM Navigation Dropdown: In the top center of the screen, under the black horizontal bar, the name of the last page you clicked or touched is displayed. Clicking the dropdown arrow shows you the path you took to get there.
DAM View Options Expanded

You can choose to view DAM folders in a variety of ways.

DAM Options dropdown expanded

The DAM Options tool expanded.

DAM Sort dropdown expanded

You can sort DAM folders.