Mastering Liferay Fundamentals

Mastering Liferay Fundamentals Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

Mastering Liferay Fundamentals is the recommended introductory course that will lay the groundwork for understanding Liferay's capabilities. This two-day course covers the fundamental concepts of how to get the most out of your Portal experience. You will learn the best ways to manage users, create and display content, as well as how to determine user access with permissions. This course will equip you with a foundational understanding of how to use Liferay out of the box in order to best tackle your business needs.

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Mastering Liferay Fundamentals Course Objectives

  • » Navigating through the Portal
  • » Managing users through Organizations and User Groups
  • » Administering Portal configuration through the Control Panel
  • » How Liferay's permissions system works out of the box
  • » Applying permissions to users through Roles and teams
  • » Creation and display of basic content through Sites
  • » Managing pages in Sites
  • » Sharing resources through Site hierarchy
  • » How to create and use Site and Page Templates
  • » What different content types are available in Liferay
  • » Managing your documents and media
  • » How you can use Liferay for collaboration
  • » Relating content through the Asset Framework
  • » Extending default information with Custom Fields
  • » Using Workflow in Liferay
  • » How to use Dynamic Data Lists to retrieve information

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Mastering Liferay Fundamentals Course Outline

      1. GETTING STARTED WITH LIFERAY
        1. Installing Liferay Portal
        2. Familiarizing Yourself with Liferays
        3. User Interface
        4. Get started with Portal Configuration
      2. FUNDAMENTAL LIFERAY CONCEPTS
        1. Grouping and Displaying Content
        2. Using Sites
        3. Sharing Content through Site Hierarchy
        4. How to manage Users using Organizations
        5. and User Groups
      3. MANAGING PERMISSIONS
        1. THROUGH ROLES
        2. What are Permissions?
        3. What are Roles?
        4. Creating and using Roles effectively
        5. Delegating Permissions using Teams
      4. BASIC PAGE MANAGEMENT
        1. Site Navigation
        2. Creating and Managing Pages
        3. Setting Page Permissions
        4. Site and Page Templates
      5. INTRODUCTION TO LIFERAYS ASSET
        1. FRAMEWORK
        2. What is an Asset?
        3. Assets available in Liferay out of the box
        4. Adding Metadata using Tags
        5. and Categories
      6. BASIC WEB CONTENT
        1. Basic Web Content Creation
        2. Placing and Displaying Content
        3. Organizing Content with Content folders
        4. Using the Recycle Bin
      7. MANAGING DOCUMENTS AND MEDIA
        1. Creating Documents in Liferay
        2. Storing Files and Folders
        3. Adding metadata to documents
      8. ENCOURAGING COLLABORATION
        1. IN LIFERAY
        2. Understanding the Tools used
        3. for Collaboration
        4. Managing the Tools used for Collaboration
      9. ENHANCING NETWORKING AND
        1. COLLABORATION
        2. Measuring User Participation
        3. Enabling Users to connect with
        4. one another
        5. Integrating Liferay with other
        6. Social Networks
      10. CONNECTING TO EXTERNAL SERVICES
        1. Embedding Web Sites
        2. Publishing RSS Feeds
        3. Placing Remote Portlets
      11. A DEEPER LOOK INTO LIFERAYS ASSET
        1. FRAMEWORK
        2. Relating Content through the
        3. Asset Framework
        4. Learning how to enhance Content
        5. through the Asset Framework
        6. Monitoring Content
      12. UNDERSTANDING CUSTOM FIELDS
        1. What are Custom Fields?
        2. Creating and using Custom Fields
        3. UNDERSTANDING WORKFLOW
        4. What is Workflow?
        5. Understanding a Workflow Process
        6. Using a simple Workflow
        7. Additional Features of the Workflow Engine
      13. UNDERSTANDING DYNAMIC DATA LISTS
        1. What are Dynamic Data Lists?
        2. Creating a Data List
        3. Integrating Dynamic Data Lists
        4. with Workflow

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Sam K.
Career Highlight - Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Cooper Union where he teaches signal processing, communications, and network courses. - PhD in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, where he focused his research efforts on devising cross layer techniques to resolve collisions in wireless random access networks. - Research interests include wireless communication, networks, cross layer design, signal processing and machine learning. - Received an interdisciplinary certificate in computational science from Center for Computational Science. Biography: Worked for Mathworks Inc. as a communications software engineer and implemented a suite of block diagram based adaptive equalizers for use in a communications systems simulation. Assistant Professor at Western New England College in Massachusetts where he taught coursework in C C++, software engineering, digital signal processing and supervised lab work in circuit theory and logic design. Author of a variety of professional articles in the areas of wireless communications and signal processing. A key contributor to the open-source Pattern Recognition Toolbox for MATLAB.

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