Course Overview

Liferay drives images, text and user interaction in your portal through its robust Content Management System. This two-day course includes topics ranging from basic content creation to more technical options like Application Display Templates and staging. Related topics include maintaining test versions of your site and establishing a workflow process for content. You will leave this course with a thorough knowledge of creating and managing content in the portal.

What You'll Learn

By the end of the training, you should have an understanding of Liferay's Content Management System including:

  • Understanding Content Administration
  • Managing creation and display of basic content
  • Managing Pages and Sites
  • Relating content through the Asset Framework
  • Using Metadata to relate content
  • Dynamic content publishing with the Asset Publisher
  • Managing your documents and media
  • Creating Workflow definitions in Liferay
  • Using Structured Content
  • Using Content Templates
  • Using Application Display Templates
  • How to use AlloyUI in Content
  • Staging Content for publication

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Liferay Portal. Liferay recommends taking Mastering Liferay Fundamentals prior to Managing Content with Liferay.

Course Format: Onsite

Version: 6.2

This course is also offered for Liferay Version 6.1

COURSE TOPICS

Day 1
 

Setup

  • How to Install Liferay Using Liferay Developer Studio
Fundamental Liferay Concepts
  • Overview of basic concepts
  • Using Roles effectively for content creation
Basic Site Management
  • Creating and Managing Pages
  • Page templates
  • Site templates
Basic Web Content
  • Web Content Creation
  • Placing and displaying Content
  • Using Metadata with Web Content
  • How to manage Documents and Media
Day 2
 

Understanding Workflow

  • What is Workflow?
  • Understanding a Workflow process
  • Building workflow through Kaleo Designer

Advanced Web Content

  • Structuring Web Content
  • Formatting Web Content through Templates
  • Using Basic Templates
  • Using Advanced Templates
  • Using Alloy UI in Templates

Publishing with Staging

  • Introduction to Staging
  • Using Content with Staging
  • Page Variations
  • Site Page Variations
  • Using Staging with Workflow

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LAPTOP REQUIREMENTS

  • 4GB RAM
  • 5GB Free Hard Disk Space
  • Windows x64, Mac OSX*, or Linux*

* Participants that use Mac OSX or Linux must be prepared to troubleshoot any operating system related issues, as the trainer may not be familiar with these operating systems.

Please contact us or call 1-877-LIFERAY if you have any questions.