All questions are based on Liferay best practices when developing for Liferay DXP.
Unless otherwise indicated in the question, assume a new Liferay installation with no additional plugins installed and no modifications to portal properties.
1. Portlet Decorators and Theme Settings are configurable settings that can be added to a theme.
2. Which of the following empower designers to bring their Design System into the platform to support marketers in staying on-brand?
b. Web Content
c. Widget Templates
d. Style Books
3. Which of the following are the primary source files used to customize a Theme?
(Please select all correct answers.)
Answer: b, d, and e
Each topic will be a percentage of the test below.
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Liferay 7.4: Front-End Developer Tools | 10%
Front-End developers have a variety of tools at their disposal to create and customize their Liferay projects, including the Liferay NPM Toolkit, Blade CLI, and an intuitive and extensible design language, Lexicon.
Liferay NPM Toolkit
Liferay 7.4: Themes | 30%
Themes in Liferay DXP are used to comprehensively control the look and feel of a site. They are highly customizable and are generated by the Liferay Theme Generator.
Liferay Theme Generator
Liferay 7.4: Templates | 30%
Templates enable developers to ensure that the presentation of elements on the platform matches its established branding.
Web Content Templates
Liferay 7.4: Experience Management | 20%
Liferay DXP comes equipped with page fragments that enable front-end developers to provide immersive digital experiences.
Liferay 7.4: React | 10%
Liferay NPM Bundle Generator
Preparing for the Exam
Achieving recognition as a Liferay Certified Professional Front-End Developer demonstrates that you understand core concepts for front-end development on Liferay. The exam is designed to be challenging, yet fair for Liferay developers. Here’s how you can succeed:
This exam is based off of the Liferay Training course Liferay DXP 7.4 for Technical Users.
Review the additional source material. learn.liferay.com is an amazing complementary source of information for the exam.
Get hands-on development experience. Some of the topics covered on the exam require the kind of knowledge that comes from real experience developing for the Liferay Platform. It would also be helpful to review Liferay’s source code to ensure you're familiar with Liferay's best practices.