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How to Create Feature Toggles in AEM

In this is a tutorial I'll show how to configure and create Feature toggles in AEM using sling feature flags, above is the vid and below you will find some useful notes.
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    Implementing feature toggles in AEM

    • If needed, create the new aem-feature-toggles application by using adobe’s archetype
      mvn org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-archetype-plugin:2.4:generate "-DarchetypeGroupId=com.adobe.granite.archetypes" "-DarchetypeArtifactId=aem-project-archetype" "-DarchetypeVersion=19" "-DarchetypeCatalog=" "-DgroupId=co.dlighthouse.aem.featuretoggles" "-DartifactId=aem-feature-toggles" "-Dversion=0.1.0-SNAPSHOT" "-Dpackage=co.dlighthouse.aem.featuretoggles" "-DappsFolderName=feature-toggles" "-DconfFolderName=feature-toggles" "-DartifactName=Feature Toggles Example" "-DcomponentGroupName=Feature Toggles Example" "-DcontentFolderName=feature-toggles" "-DcssId=feature-toggles" "-DpackageGroup=feature-toggles" "-DsiteName=Feature Toggles Example" "-DoptionAemVersion=6.5.0"
    • Create a new file named inside your /apps/my-app/config folder
      <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
      <jcr:root xmlns:sling=""
          xmlns:jcr="" jcr:primaryType="sling:OsgiConfig"
          description="This is Some Feature"
    • First, Import the Features interface
    • Inject it into the model by using the OSGiService annotation
      private Features features;
    • Add the code to enable or disable the new feature
      if(features.isEnabled("some-feature")) {
          //New functionality that is only enabled when the feature toggle is enabled
      else {
          //Original functionality that is disabled when the feature toggle is disabled
    • Build and deploy your application
      mvn clean install -PautoInstallPackage -Padobe-public
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    Configure the Feature Toggle in AEM

    • Go to the Felix console(/system/console/configMgr), look for ConfiguredFeature then click on the “someFeature”

      Enable the feature toogle and after that check that the new feature is working now

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