Classic AEM Installation Guide - (On-Premise)

Modified on Mon, 06 May 2024 at 12:19 PM

Classic AEM is a Adobe Experience Manager setup in which both frontend and backend are coupled and hosted in Adobe environment. A site with React or Angular in the frontend is not classified as Classic AEM.

To see schema markup on the website or to be eligible for rich results, this guide assumes that relevant schema markup has been created and published both on the Editor and on the Highlighter in Schema App software.

Step 1: Select Deployment Type in Schema App

Note: A project on Schema App consists of a group of URLs. Every site on AEM should have a configuration that is linked to a project on Schema App i.e. one configuration for every AEM site.

  1. Login to Schema App, select the appropriate project, and click the dropdown to access the settings.

  2.  Click "Add Website" and enter the base URL / Domain of your AEM website.

  3. Under Deployment Settings, select Adobe Experience Manager.

  4. In the Deployment Settings dropdown, copy the API Key and Account ID to your clipboard. These will be required for registration on AEM.

Step 2: Install Schema App AEM connector

Schema App provides AEM as a maven dependency you can include in your CI/CD process. You can find all versions through of the plugin here: To install the connector just add the following to your pom.xml file.


Run your CI/CD pipeline as usual and Schema App's connector will be installed along with the rest of your site. 

Step 3: On Adobe Experience Manager

        1. Login to Adobe Experience Manager.

        2. Click on ‘Tools’ in the right menu bar.

      3. Click on Cloud Services and then Click on " Schema App Connector" tile.

    4. Click on ‘Create’ button on the top right.

    5. In the dialog box, Enter the Account ID, API key & Website URL (publisher). Choose your deployment based on what is configured in Schema App, either Crawler or JavaScript. click 'Connect to Schema App' to register the site.

    6. You should get a message "You site has been registered with Schema App'.
        Click 'Save' in top right corner of the page.

   7. New config should be listed on the left of the screen.

The next steps guide you on how to configure the Schema App Configuration to the required pages.

  8. Go back to the Home page of your Adobe Experience Manager.

  9. Click on ‘Sites’.

 10. Select the site that you want the configuration earlier created to apply to.

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 11. On the top menu bar, click ‘Properties’.

 12. Then Click on ‘Cloud Services’ tab

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  13. Select the appropriate configuration created earlier in the drop down.

   14. Click Save and Close.

Step 4: Confirming Meta data added to the Page. 
To confirm a meta data-page-path element is in the head element
- Open any page of the website.
- Right click, then select ‘Inspect’
- Search with ‘meta data-page' Schema App’, you should see the meta data path and the URL. 

Step 5: Confirming Deployment on the website.
To confirm the integration and deployment is complete, allow for 5 minutes.
- Open any page of the website.
- Right click, then select ‘Inspect’
- Search with ‘Schema App’ and 'JSON-LD, you should see the required scripts with Account ID. And schema markup, if any schema markup has been created for the site.

Permissions & Services 

Below table highlights the permissions and services that will be required for the Plugin to work efficiently.    








To create schemaapp JSON-LD data node under page content node.


  To create and read schemaapp config






API registration.


Receives requests from the dispatcher.


Makes calls to the Schema App CDN.

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