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Creating MBeans for your CQ5 application

JMX is the de-facto standard for monitoring java processes and applications. A lot of monitoring systems have the ability to consume these data. By default CQ 5.5 has a number of MBeans, which offer runtime information about internal state. Most interesting ones are the MBeans about the repository state and the replication MBeans. But it […]

Author server says Loading; for a long, long, long time

When the Author server restarts, it can look, to the users, like it is hanging because as soon as they click on a node in the left hand nav tree they see “Loading” in the central pane. It just sits there saying “Loading” for a long, long, long time. T…

Two new best practice articles now live…

We’ve just published two new articles in the CQ best practice series: Developing CQ components | Best practices Creating custom CQ email services A list of the five articles published so far is at this URL. In the days to come, we’ll post more best practices, tips, and tricks that you can apply to your […]

CQ Cloud Manager July 2012 version released!

The July release of Adobe CQ Cloud Manager is now out! This version rolls out the following new features/enhancements: Full support for Rackspace Cloud Hosting (backup, scale, and delete CQ clouds) Scale Publish tiers with auto-replication Support for 7 Amazon Web Services (AWS) regions and 4 instance types You can now remove CQ clouds with […]

Creating custom CQ email services

You can create a custom CQ email service that lets CQ users send email messages from a CQ web page. To create a CQ email service, you develop an OSGi bundle that uses the Java Mail API. You can also develop a JSP that uses JQuery that calls the OSGi se…

CQ 5.5: Changes to the startup

Since already a month CQ 5.5  is out. See here for the major changes brought with this release. Amongst the hundreds of new features I would like to point out a single one, which is probably the most intersting features for admins and operation people. With CQ 5.5 the quickstart does no longer start a […]

Midnight at the lost and found

Have you worked out that TAR Optimiser does not run at midnight? Normally, the OOTB default for running the TAR optimiser is 2am – 5am. This can be changed in the repository.xml/workspace.xml files. But, if you specify a start time of 00:00 it won’t…

Handling DELETEs which flush the dispatcher cache

I have been working on the following problemette, which was posted to the DAY-CQ mailing list on Google.com :- Hi CQ Community, Does anyone know how to stop the dispatcher invalidating on a DELETE command down a path? The reason why I ask is because w…

Creating a Column Control in Adobe CQ

Column Controls in Adobe CQ allow authors to easily create and configure column-based layouts.  This guide shows advanced users and developers how to create and configure a column control.

Step 1: Add a Parsys to a Component JSP
Include a Paragraph System into the page’s component JSP.  You can use any node name for the path, the resource type is ‘foundation/components/parsys’
<cq:includepath=”par”resourceType=”foundation/components/parsys “/>
Step 2: Configure the Paragraph System
To add a Column Control to the Paragraph System, you will first need to update the design.  Select design mode on the sidekick.

Selecting Design Mode
Design mode allows you to configure the Paragraph System for all pages with the same template.  Once the page has reloaded, select Edit next to ‘Design of {NODE}’

Selecting Column Control Component
Look down through the list of available …

Reverse Replication woes – solved

Hot off the press/keyboard (i.e. not fully tested). With the help of an Adobe support engineer in Basel and an on-site Adobe consultant we discovered what the root cause of the reverse replication problem was.Namely, that when a user voted in a poll, …


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