This article covers a Bloomreach Experience Manager version 11. There's an updated version available that covers our most recent release.

Overview of Channel Manager Events and Response Mechanisms



Learn about the different channel manager events and the mechanisms through which they are broadcasted and responded to.


CMS users perform operations on publication channels using the Channel Manager. Some operations may require additional validation and/or processing in a delivery tier implementation. For this purpose, certain channel manager events are broadcasted. A delivery tier implementation can listen for such events and respond to them.

Due to historical reasons, two different mechanisms are used to broadcast and responds to events. This page provides an overview of all available channel manager events and which event is broadcasted through which mechanism. Detailed instructions and examples are provided on separate pages, which are linked to in the text below.

Overview of Events and Mechanisms

There are seven different channel manager events that get broadcasted using two different mechanisms.

The table below shows which events are broadcasted through which mechanism and provides links to detailed instructions and examples:


Channel Manager Event Listener

HST Internal Event Bus

Instructions and example

Create channel


Respond to Create Channel and Update Channel Settings Events

Update channel settings


Publish channel changes


Respond to Publish Changes, Discard Changes, and Create Preview Configuration Channel Events

Discard channel changes


Create channel preview configuration


Copy page


Respond to a Page Copy Event

Delete channel


Respond to a Before Delete Channel Event


Did you find this page helpful?
How could this documentation serve you better?
On this page
    Did you find this page helpful?
    How could this documentation serve you better?