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Integrate Adobe Experience Manager with Adobe Target




Author: Varun Mitra

Adobe Target is a personalization solution that makes it easy to identify and deliver your best content. Adobe Target helps you create a targeted experience specific to each customer.

Capabilities of Adobe TargetCapabilities of Adobe Target

Adobe Target is built on the solid foundation of Adobe Experience Cloud and integrates directly with Adobe core services including Adobe Launch, Adobe Experience Cloud Assets and the Adobe Experience Cloud People core services. These different core services provide for information interchange between Adobe Experience Cloud solutions.

In this blog post, we’re going to explore the Adobe Target integration with Adobe Experience Manager. For this integration, we’re going to leverage the Adobe Launch core service.



AEM Integration with Adobe Launch

Integrate Adobe Target with Adobe Launch

1. Log in to Adobe Experience Cloud

2. Navigate to Adobe Launch

3. Select the Adobe Launch property

4. Navigate to Extensions tab


5. Select Adobe Target extension and click “Install”

6. Verify the environment details and click “Save”


7. Click on the “Rules” tab

8. Click on the “Create New Rule” button


9. Specify the rule name

10. Set “Event Configuration” as:




Extension: Core
Event Type: Library Loaded(Page Top)
Name: Core - Library Loaded (Page Top)
Order: 50




Adobe Target Library is loaded at Page TopAdobe Target Library is loaded at Page Top

11. Set the Actions, in the following order, as:

Action 1:




Extension: Adobe Target
Action Type: Load Target
Name: Adobe Target - Load Target




1_IgNzLHJzkso723Wf6MQV5w.jpegAction 2:




Extension: Adobe Target
Action Type: Add Params to Global Mbox
Name: Adobe Target - Add Params to Global Mbox




Add Data Elements, if any.Add Data Elements, if any.

Action 3:




Extension: Adobe Target
Action Type: Fire Global Mbox
Name: Adobe Target - Fire Global Mbox





12. The rule definition should look like this:

Actions should be called in the above order.Actions should be called in the above order.


13. Click on the “Publishing” tab and publish the newly created rule and the Target extension


Integrate AEM with Adobe Target

1. Go to We.Retail site and open one of the pages

2. Select “View as Published”


3. Open the Browser Developer Tools

4. In the “Network” tab look for mbox

1_FUwX1avFlenuE-KI9clSpg.jpeg5. AEM integration with Adobe Target is now in place.

Create Adobe Target activity

1. Navigate to Adobe Target using the solution switcher


 2. Click on “Create Activity” button and select “Experience Targeting”


3. In the Activity URL provide the URL pointing to the We.Retail page (make sure to remove the editor.html or cf# from the page URL)


4. Click on “Next”

5. Click on “Load Unsafe Script” button


6. You can now edit the We.Retail site content in Adobe Target


7. Make sure to activate the activity

8. Go back to the AEM We.Retail site page

9. Verify if the changes done in Adobe Target viewport are now applied


Originally published: Jan 21, 2019