Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 7.0

Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 7.0 Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

Price: $1,400.00

This course is designed for developers who want to improve their development skills in IBMA Web Content Manager. It describes application programming interfaces (APIs), and explains how to extend the core product to meet common functional requirements, such as extending the authoring interface, customizing workflows, and rendering. You examine techniques for enhancing the look and feel of a site, using personalization, and integrating content into IBM Web Content Manager. The course also describes the security model, common approaches to structuring the libraries, and how to integrate search engines.

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Intended Audience for this Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 7.0 Course

  • » This intermediate course is intended for developers that need a deeper understanding of Web Content Manager APIs and how to extend the authoring and rendering interface.

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Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 7.0 Course Objectives

  • » Explain the API and caching considerations
  • » Explain how to extend the authoring environment
  • » Explain how to use custom workflow actions to modify workflows
  • » Describe the components used in the presentation layer and information architecture
  • » Explain how and when to use rendering plug-ins
  • » Explain the use of techniques for enhancing the look and feel
  • » Explain personalization and how to use it
  • » Explain how to integrate external content with the Web Content Integrator
  • » Explain how to integrate enterprise content management using federated documents
  • » Explain the security model and how to use it
  • » Describe common ways of structuring libraries for functionality and performance
  • » Describe search options, including the integration of external search engines

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Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 7.0 Course Outline

      1. Web Content Manager Application Programming Interface
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
      2. Extending the authoring environment
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
      3. Extending change management with custom workflows
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
      4. Overview of the presentation layer
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
      5. Enhanced rendering
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
      6. Enhancing the look and feel
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
          1. Look and feel options
        4. Plug-in options
        5. Custom workflow overview
        6. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        7. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        8. How Web Content Manager components are related
        9. When to use Web Content Manager components
        10. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        11. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        12. Overview of rendering options
        13. Enhanced menu components
        14. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        15. Rendering plug-ins
        16. Changing styles
        17. Theme customization (WebSphere Portal)
        18. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        19. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        20. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
      7. Personalization
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
        17. Changing styles
        18. Theme customization (WebSphere Portal)
        19. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        20. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        21. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
        22. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        23. Performance considerations for personalization
        24. Best practices for personalization
      8. Integrating content with IBM Web Content Integrator
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
        17. Changing styles
        18. Theme customization (WebSphere Portal)
        19. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        20. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        21. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
        22. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        23. Performance considerations for personalization
        24. Best practices for personalization
        25. Overview of the IBM Web Content Integrator
        26. Feed format
        27. Issues with embedded links in feeds
      9. Integrating ECM using federated documents
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
        17. Changing styles
        18. Theme customization (WebSpherePortal)
        19. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        20. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        21. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
        22. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        23. Performance considerations for personalization
        24. Best practices for personalization
        25. Overview of the IBMWeb Content Integrator
        26. Feed format
        27. Issues with embedded links in feeds
        28. Overview of how Web Content Manager retrieves content from Enterprise Content Management (ECM) servers (federated documents)
        29. Overview of integration
        30. Security considerations (single sign-on (SSO) with WebSphere Application Server)
      10. Security
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
        17. Changing styles
        18. Theme customization (WebSphere Portal)
        19. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        20. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        21. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
        22. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        23. Performance considerations for personalization
        24. Best practices for personalization
        25. Overview of the IBM Web Content Integrator
        26. Feed format
        27. Issues with embedded links in feeds
        28. Overview of how Web Content Manager retrieves content from Enterprise Content Management (ECM) servers (federated documents)
        29. Overview of integration
        30. Security considerations (single sign-on (SSO) with WebSphere Application Server)
        31. Review of roles (user, contributor, editor, manager, administrator, delegator, and privileged user)
        32. Review of predefined groups (anonymous, authenticated, users and user groups, and all user groups)
        33. Review of the relationship between WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager security
        34. Review of interface for assigning access levels
        35. Considerations for security in applications
      11. Libraries
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
        17. Changing styles
        18. Theme customization (WebSpherePortal)
        19. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        20. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        21. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
        22. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        23. Performance considerations for personalization
        24. Best practices for personalization
        25. Overview of the IBMWeb Content Integrator
        26. Feed format
        27. Issues with embedded links in feeds
        28. Overview of how Web Content Manager retrieves content from Enterprise Content Management (ECM) servers (federated documents)
        29. Overview of integration
        30. Security considerations (single sign-on (SSO) with WebSphere Application Server)
        31. Review of roles (user, contributor, editor, manager, administrator, delegator, and privileged user)
        32. Review of predefined groups (anonymous, authenticated, users and user groups, and all user groups)
        33. Review of the relationship between WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager security
        34. Review of interface for assigning access levels
        35. Considerations for security in applications
        36. Review of library options, such as setting up a common library for shared images
        37. Discussion of when multiple libraries are beneficial (such as library for each company division)
        38. Review of library performance considerations
        39. Review of library techniques, such as creating labels, restoring content based on labels, and disabling versus deleting a library
      12. Search
        1. Overview
        2. Cache considerations
        3. APIs for the authoring environment
        4. Look and feel options
        5. Plug-in options
        6. Custom workflow overview
        7. Overview of navigators, menus, and site areas
        8. Introduction to information architecture (IA) and how it relates to Web Content Manager components
        9. How Web Content Manager components are related
        10. When to use Web Content Manager components
        11. Overview of the portal page structure (extension of site framework)
        12. How the portal page structure can be used to dynamically generate navigation
        13. Overview of rendering options
        14. Enhanced menu components
        15. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        16. Rendering plug-ins
        17. Changing styles
        18. Theme customization (WebSpherePortal)
        19. Combined WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        20. Cascading Style Sheets (content, components, and presentation templates)
        21. Inline HTML style (content, components, and presentation templates)
        22. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        23. Performance considerations for personalization
        24. Best practices for personalization
        25. Overview of the IBM Web Content Integrator
        26. Feed format
        27. Issues with embedded links in feeds
        28. Overview of how Web Content Manager retrieves content from Enterprise Content Management (ECM) servers (federated documents)
        29. Overview of integration
        30. Security considerations (single sign-on (SSO) with WebSphere Application Server)
        31. Review of roles (user, contributor, editor, manager, administrator, delegator, and privileged user)
        32. Review of predefined groups (anonymous, authenticated, users and user groups, and all user groups)
        33. Review of the relationship between WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager security
        34. Review of interface for assigning access levels
        35. Considerations for security in applications
        36. Review of library options, such as setting up a common library for shared images
        37. Discussion of when multiple libraries are beneficial (such as library for each company division)
        38. Review of library performance considerations
        39. Review of library techniques, such as creating labels, restoring content based on labels, and disabling versus deleting a library
        40. Review of search options (out-of-the-box search; Omnifind; and third-party searches, such as Google)
        41. Benefits and limitations of each option
        42. Architecture of each option
        43. Integrating with custom fields

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