Alfresco 3 Web Content Management
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- A complete guide to Web Content Creation and Distribution
- Understand the concepts and advantages of Publishing-style Web CMS
- Leverage a single installation to manage multiple websites
- Integrate Alfresco web applications with external systems
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 440 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : September 2010
ISBN : 1847198007
ISBN 13 : 9781847198006
Author(s) : Munwar Shariff, Amita Bhandari, Pallika Majmudar, Vinita Choudhary
Topics and Technologies : Alfresco, All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Content Management (CMS), Java, Open Source
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: A Publishing Style Web CMS
Chapter 2: Installation and Configuration
Chapter 3: Getting Started with Alfresco WCM
Chapter 4: Web Content Production with Web Forms
Chapter 5: WCM Workflows
Chapter 6: Dynamic Deployment and Customizations
Chapter 7: Content Delivery and Deployment
Chapter 8: Managing Multiple Websites Using WCM
Chapter 9: Alfresco Surf and Web Editor
Chapter 10: Integrating WCM Using Web Scripts
Chapter 11: Leveraging Alfresco Framework for WCM
Chapter 12: WCM Administration
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What you will learn from this book
- Install and configure File System Receiver (FSR) on target production servers to deploy the content from a staging server to multiple production servers
- Develop various page templates for renditions of output pages
- Preview the web pages within the context of the website including user interface
- Configure workflows for approving and publishing content to staging
- Administer the Alfresco WCM system
- Configure Web Editor for in-context editing of web pages
- Various installation options of Alfresco WCM
- Configure a new website using site wizard
- Define web forms to create and store structured web content
Alfresco provides a robust, easy to use, and scalable web content framework for managing multiple websites leveraging a common web infrastructure. If you are interested in configuring and building a new website quickly, determined to create a scalable infrastructure to stage multiple websites, and want to secure and control the content being pushed to external applications, then you have reached the right place.
This book will guide you through creating, managing and publishing web content in staging, test and production environments. It will help you set up an infrastructure for supporting multiple websites using Alfresco, enabling a shortened web development cycle, and providing high return on investment and low cost of ownership.
This book will take you from the basics of publishing style CMS – such as web forms, page templates, and staging – to the skills that will make you an Alfresco developer, covering advanced topics such as workflow, web services integration, and more. You will learn the various options used to install Alfresco including File System Deployment receivers on target production servers. You will also learn to configure a single instance of Alfresco to serve multiple web projects. Focus is given to reuse assets such as images, forms, and workflows across multiple web projects.
It will introduce you to advanced concepts of separating the web content from presentation. The entire process of creating web content, getting it approved and published to a staging environment needs a robust workflow process. You will learn and have extensive hands-on experience with the examples given in the book to create a flexible workflow. You will learn about Alfresco Web Editor, a new feature released with the latest version of Alfresco 3.3. You will learn to configure Web Editor for in-context editing of web pages. You will be able to try out various integration options using Alfresco’s RESTful web services framework. By the end of the book, you will be able to set up an extensible enterprise web content management system for your company and customers.
Create an infrastructure to manage all your web content, and deploy it to various external production systems
This book takes a step-by-step approach for building a complete web content management system using Alfresco. A greater emphasis is given to the concepts of web content creation and distribution. Plenty of sample code and screenshots are used to help you apply these concepts in a real production scenario.
Who this book is for