Liferay Portal 6.x Enterprise Intranets (Update)

Liferay Portal 6.x Enterprise Intranets (Update)

by Navin Agarwal


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Liferay Portal 6.x Enterprise Intranets (Update) by Navin Agarwal

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

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.

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.

Style and approach

Clear step-by-step instructions to develop an intranet portal for Enterprise. It describes new features and updates in Liferay with clear explanations, and is complete with images, tips, and tricks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782162841
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 04/30/2015
Pages: 614
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.24(d)

About the Author

Navin Agarwal has been working extensively with Liferay for more than 5 years. This includes work on Java and J2EE technologies. He has executed projects using Liferay in various domains (including retail, insurance, networking, and medical), providing solutions for collaboration, document management, and web content management systems. He also has extensive experience in integrating Liferay with Alfresco and various third-party tools.

He started his career as an intern in portal technology with Sun Microsystems, India. Currently, he is working for IEEE as a senior programmer analyst. He is also an expert in Liferay integration with Ad Server OpenX, different search engines, enterprise content (including video, audio, images, documents, and web content), and other technologies such as Activiti, BPM Intalio, business intelligence, LDAP, and SSO.

Besides development and consulting, he has also delivered training programs on Liferay and Alfresco. He has experience in various software development life cycle (SDLC) models and different technologies, including MongoDB and Pentaho BI, and has worked with numerous frameworks, including Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Apache PDFBox, and ICEfaces.

In his free time, he enjoys writing blogs and reading technical articles. You can send your queries, if any, directly to his e-mail ID at You can even go through his blog at to learn more about Liferay Portal.

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