Liferay Portal 6.x Enterprise Intranets (Update)

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Sample Chapters
  • Integrate different applications such as LDAP, SSO, and Liferay Social Office
  • Maximize your existing and future IT investments by optimizing your usage of the Liferay portal
  • Enhance your intranet using your own innovation and Liferay portal's out-of-the-box portlets

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 798 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : November 2014
ISBN : 1782162844
ISBN 13 : 9781782162841
Author(s) : Navin Agarwal
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Web Development, Open Source
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Navin Agarwal

Navin Agarwal has worked extensively in Liferay for more than 4 years, including Java and J2EE technologies. He has executed projects using Liferay in various domains such as retail, insurance, networking, and medical fields providing solutions such as collaboration, enterprise content management, and Web Content Management Systems (WCM). He also has experience in Alfresco.

He has an MCA from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore. He started his career as an intern in portal technology with Sun Microsystems Inc. India. He is currently working for Tech Mahindra as a senior Liferay developer. He is also an expert on Liferay integration with Ad Server OpenX, different search engines, enterprise content (including videos, audios, images, documents, and web content), and other technologies such as Activiti, BPM Intalio and Business Intelligence LDAP, and SSO.

Besides development, consulting, and implementing solutions; he has also been involved in giving training on Liferay and Alfresco. He is experienced in all models of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and has worked with Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Apache PDFBox, and more. He enjoys writing blogs and reading technical articles in his free time.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Explore the features of Liferay 6.1 and 6.2
  • Manage users, site, organization, user groups, and roles
  • Set up Web Content Management
  • Handle federated search and OpenSearch, and deploy search-based portlets
  • Study portal administration, cloud computing, performance tuning, data backup, and migration
  • Explore Liferay 6.1 Marketplace, Social Office, and custom fields
  • Enable Wiki for sharing knowledge among users
  • Understand the different controls/actions to make the portal work for an enterprise

In Detail

Liferay portal is an enterprise web platform for building business solutions that deliver immediate results and long-term value. It runs on your existing application servers, databases, and operating systems to eliminate new spending on infrastructure. Liferay portal adheres to open standards for content, portlets, web services, and front-end technologies to reduce development costs.

An in-depth guide to the new features of Liferay 6.1 and 6.2, such as Liferay Sync, Liferay Marketplace, and Recycle Bin. Packed with practical examples to help you to develop an intranet portal in quick time; this book will also give you a comprehensive knowledge of Web Content Management, RSS and WYSIWYG editors, and Document and Image management.

With Liferay Portal 6.x Enterprise Intranets (Update), you will understand why you should use Liferay to build your intranet. You will start by installing and setting up the portal, and building a homepage. Then, you will move on to publish blogs and understand how to convert documents in OpenOffice. This book will also show you how to integrate email with the Mail portlet.

Finally, the book explains the integration of Liferay with Alfresco 4.0, SSO CAS, and LDAP.


A practical guide with a very user-friendly approach. The author has taken a virtual enterprise as an example and has used the features of Liferay to build a corporate intranet for that enterprise.

Who this book is for

If you are either a beginner or advanced portal developer who wants to develop an enterprise intranet portal for business purposes, this book is for you. It will be handy for IT professionals who know the concepts and the flow about how the portal technology works. However, prior knowledge of Liferay is not essential.

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