Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 8.0 concepts

Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 8.0 concepts Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

In this class, you will learn about administration tasks and concepts.

Next Class Dates

Dec 28, 2017 – Dec 29, 2017
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 8.0 concepts Course

  • » 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 8.0 concepts Course Objectives

  • » Explain 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 the rendering plugins
  • » 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 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 include the integration of external search engines

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Advanced IBM Web Content Manager 8.0 concepts Course Outline

      1. Web Content Manager API
        1. API overview of workspace, rendering context, manage content, search content
        2. Cache considerations
      2. REST services for Web Content Manager
        1. Overview of the REST services capability
        2. Service entry points
        3. Access levels
        4. Query service and parameters
        5. Using REST services to create, delete, or update web content items
      3. Extending the authoring environment
        1. APIs for authoring environment
        2. Look and feel options
        3. Plugin options (file upload class, text provider class)
      4. Extending change management with custom workflows
        1. Custom workflow overview
      5. Overview of the presentation layer
        1. Overview of navigators, menus, site areas
        2. Information architecture and implementation
        3. How they are related
        4. When to use which one
        5. Overview of portal page structure (extension of site framework
        6. How is can be used to dynamically generate navigation
      6. Enhanced rendering
        1. Overview of options
        2. Custom launch pages
        3. Enhanced menu components
        4. Dynamic content based on the content ID
        5. Rendering plugins
      7. Enhancing the look and feel
        1. Presentation template overview of the different ways to change style
        2. Theme customization (portal)
        3. Combined Portal and WCM navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
        4. Cascading CSS (content, components, presentation templates)
        5. Inline HTML style (content, components, presentation templates)
      8. Personalization
        1. Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
        2. Performance considerations for personalization
        3. Best practices for personalization
      9. Integrating content with IBM Web Content Integrator
        1. Overview of IBM Web Content Integrator (concept of producer and consumer)
        2. Feed format
        3. Issues with embedded links in feeds
      10. Integrating ECM using federated documents
        1. Overview of how WCM retrieves content from ECM servers (federated documents)
        2. Overview of integration
        3. Security considerations (SSO with WebSphere Application Server)
      11. Security
        1. Review roles (user, contributor, editor, manager, administrator, delegator, privileged user)
        2. Review predefines groups (anonymous, authenticated, users and user groups, all user groups)
        3. Explain relationship between WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager security
        4. Review interface for assigning access levels
        5. Considerations for security in applications
      12. Working with libraries
        1. Review Library options, such as setting up a common library for shared images
        2. Discuss when multiple libraries are beneficial (such as library for each company division)
        3. Review library performance consideration
        4. Review library techniques such as creating labels, restoring content based on labels, and disabling versus deleting a library
      13. Search
        1. Review Search options: out-of-the-box search, Omnifind, third-party search (such as Google)
        2. Benefits and limitations of each option
        3. Architecture of each option
        4. Integrating with custom fields

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