Liferay Portal 6.2 Enterprise Intranets

A practical guide to adopting portal development best practices in an Enterprise world

Liferay Portal 6.2 Enterprise Intranets

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Navin Agarwal

A practical guide to adopting portal development best practices in an Enterprise world
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782162841
Paperback614 pages

About This Book

  • Discover the new features and updates in Liferay including the concept of CMS, and collaboration applications with relevant examples and screenshots
  • Set up the navigation structure for the Enterprise intranet
  • Full of illustrations, diagrams, clear step-by-step instructions, and practical examples to show you the integration between different applications such as LDAP, SSO, and Liferay Social Office

Who This Book Is For

This book is for anyone who is interested in the Liferay Intranet Portal. This book is for both beginners and more experienced portal developers who need to create an enterprise intranet portal for their business. It will be handy for IT professionals who know the basics of how the portal technology works and need to integrate different open source technologies.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Liferay for Your Intranet
Liferay Portal makes life easy
Introducing Palm Tree Publications
Introducing Liferay Portal's architecture and framework
Service-oriented architecture
Summary
Chapter 2: Setting Up a Home Page and Navigation Structure for the Intranet
Experiencing the portal
Building the Palm Tree Publications site
Setting up portal pages
Customizing portlets
Navigating the structure of an intranet site
Bringing pages together in action
Sharing portlets within a portal page
Configuring Control Panel
Summary
Chapter 3: Bringing in Users
Enterprise, departments, and locations
Organizations
User groups
Users
Sites
Authentications
Roles
Authorization
Configuration of portal navigation
Summary
Chapter 4: Forums, Categorization, and Asset Publishing
Message Boards
Customizing Message Boards
Categorization and tags
Asset Publisher
Summary
Chapter 5: Understanding Wikis, Dynamic Data Lists, and Polls
Understanding Wikis
Converting documents with OpenOffice
Dynamic Data List
Understanding Polls
Summary
Chapter 6: Blogs, WYSIWYG Editors, and Social Networking
Exploring WYSIWYG editors
Understanding RSS
Exploring blogs
Exploring Social Networking
Summary
Chapter 7: Understanding Sites
Site
Advanced site settings
Summary
Chapter 8: Document and Media Management
Documents and Media
Liferay Sync
Liferay integration with Alfresco
Summary
Chapter 9: Web Content Management
Web Content
Summary
Chapter 10: Marketplace, Social Office, and Audience Targeting
Marketplace
Liferay Social Office
Targeting content to audiences
Search
Summary
Chapter 11: Server Administration
Liferay server administrator
Portal Instances
Custom Fields
Performance tuning
Content Delivery Network
Liferay Connected Services
Liferay clustering
Liferay 7 updates
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Be introduced to the all new features of Liferay 6.2
  • Understand the different controls/actions to make the portal work for an Enterprise
  • Manage users, organizations, sites, user groups, and roles and also set up portal permissions
  • Set up a forum and get detailed descriptions of categorization, tagging, and Asset Publisher
  • Enable Wiki to share knowledge among users and create new dynamic data list and poll portlets
  • Handle federated search and OpenSearch and deploy search-based portlets
  • Implement web content management with a different approach in the portal
  • Employ community tools such as invitations, bookmarks, page comments, and page ratings
  • Manage Liferay’s document and media portlet

In Detail

To develop an intranet portal for an Enterprise, Liferay is the only open-source portal development platform that has a high scale graph for the developer to extend any component. It provides high end integration with other applications. By using this book, both beginners and more experienced users will be able to create an intranet portal easily.

This book will be your pocket reference to Liferay. It will explain to you the new features of Liferay, including Liferay Sync and the Recycle Bin. It will help you to integrate with other key applications such as LDAP, SSO, and Alfresco 4.x and above. You will be introduced to documents, web content, and image management. You will move onto Liferay Sync's new tool to synchronize documents and media files to the local system. You’ll discover the Market Place, the newest feature of Liferay. Liferay Social Office and its integrations are also thoroughly explained.

This book is packed with practical examples that will help you to develop an intranet portal quickly and easily.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Liferay for Your Intranet
Liferay Portal makes life easy
Introducing Palm Tree Publications
Introducing Liferay Portal's architecture and framework
Service-oriented architecture
Summary
Chapter 2: Setting Up a Home Page and Navigation Structure for the Intranet
Experiencing the portal
Building the Palm Tree Publications site
Setting up portal pages
Customizing portlets
Navigating the structure of an intranet site
Bringing pages together in action
Sharing portlets within a portal page
Configuring Control Panel
Summary
Chapter 3: Bringing in Users
Enterprise, departments, and locations
Organizations
User groups
Users
Sites
Authentications
Roles
Authorization
Configuration of portal navigation
Summary
Chapter 4: Forums, Categorization, and Asset Publishing
Message Boards
Customizing Message Boards
Categorization and tags
Asset Publisher
Summary
Chapter 5: Understanding Wikis, Dynamic Data Lists, and Polls
Understanding Wikis
Converting documents with OpenOffice
Dynamic Data List
Understanding Polls
Summary
Chapter 6: Blogs, WYSIWYG Editors, and Social Networking
Exploring WYSIWYG editors
Understanding RSS
Exploring blogs
Exploring Social Networking
Summary
Chapter 7: Understanding Sites
Site
Advanced site settings
Summary
Chapter 8: Document and Media Management
Documents and Media
Liferay Sync
Liferay integration with Alfresco
Summary
Chapter 9: Web Content Management
Web Content
Summary
Chapter 10: Marketplace, Social Office, and Audience Targeting
Marketplace
Liferay Social Office
Targeting content to audiences
Search
Summary
Chapter 11: Server Administration
Liferay server administrator
Portal Instances
Custom Fields
Performance tuning
Content Delivery Network
Liferay Connected Services
Liferay clustering
Liferay 7 updates
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781782162841
Paperback614 pages
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