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Malcolm Gladwell is often misquoted as saying, and I'm paraphrasing here, you need 10,000 hours in a subject to become an expert. It's a phrase many of us have heard, whether attributed to Gladwell or not. Actually what he did imply in his book Outliers: The Story of Success is that you need 10,000 hours in a subject to become a phenom, the expert's expert, the grandmaster in chess or...

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Maybe you are (or have been at some point) afraid of sharing with the community, submitting a proposal to a Conference, or a User Group meetup because you think that you don’t have anything interesting, that your experiences or findings are not worth it, they are not a big deal. If you are one of those, or you know someone suffering from those symptoms, stay with me through this...

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We are excited to announce the launch of our Twitter and YouTube accounts, where we will be posting education-related content such as tutorials, feature highlights, and product overviews. Make sure to follow and subscribe, and let us know if there are any topics you want to be featured!

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Hey All! I am happy to announce that the Front-End and Back-End Developer certification exams for Liferay DXP 7.2 have been released! Over the past few months, the Education team has been hard at work creating a strategy for the future of Liferay Certification. With these new certification exams, we hope to improve passing rates by focusing more on practical solutions to problems...

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This is our fourth GA for 7.3 this year following the new rolling release cycle that we adopted and announced earlier this year. As with previous GAs, this new release is adding several very interesting new features based on our roadmap and includes improvements based on the feedback that we have received from the community. This post introduces the highlights included in this...

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Docker Official images can be found on Docker Hub and can be used for deployments on any system that is running Docker. For more information on configuration options for the image see the overview page. To get started with docker run the following: docker run -it -p 8080:8080 liferay/portal:7.3.2-ga3 Download You can find the 7.3 release on the download page.  If you...

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Just a quick one today... Liferay stopped releasing Liferay CE/DXP Wildfly bundles after 7.1, so I was recently asked to create a Liferay 7.2 DXP bundle for Wildfly 11. So I followed the instructions posted here: https://help.liferay.com/hc/en-us/articles/360029123751-Installing-Liferay-DXP-on-Wildfly Started the Wildfly bundle and it seemed to come up fine. Navigating to...

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Recently I was helping a client who was suffering from performance problems on their site sometimes leading to node instability. After doing a deep dive, I found that most of the problems stemmed from improper connection pool settings. Not that it was the developers faults, per se, but it had more to do with not seeing the whole picture. So I thought I'd share some common...

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In one of our company-wide meetings last year, I talked about how Liferay was born in the aftermath of the dotcom bubble bursting, and then pivoted to a subscription-driven business in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis. I mused about what 2020 might have in store, but I admit I would have never imagined this.  As we respond to the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Liferay Portal 7.3 CE GA2 is our second release using our new Rolling Release cycle. For more information on our new release cycle please find the announcement here. Docker Official images can be found on Docker Hub and can be used for deployments on any system that is running Docker. For more information on configuration options for the image see the overview page. To get...

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All documentation is being centralized on a new site called learn.liferay.com.  Learn represents a large scale effort within Liferay to completely re-envision, curate, and re-write documentation to simplify and improve the learning experience for people of all backgrounds using our products.  Documentation is currently spread across several sites with some...

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TL;DR We’re considering consolidating all our UX for writing Rich Text Content around a single Editor to provide a more cohesive and comprehensive experience. We’re committed to study each content-creation scenario and provide the best experience for that specific use case. To do that, we’re planning to remove the currently supported variability and configurability of WYSIWYG...

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We keep noticing that there is some confusion around the status of Resource Importer and other components, the Site Initializers, Accelerators and Fragments ZIP that people tend to consider as replacement for the Resource Importer. The goal of this post is to provide a clarification about the current status and our future plans. The Resource Importer has been deprecated a long time...

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The new Liferay IntelliJ 1.7.1 plugin support IntelliJ 192 and greater. Head over to this page for downloading. Release Highlights: Compatible and adapt to JetBrains default Java 11 runtime New Liferay Spring Mvc Portlet wizard Add deploy task on Gradle projects Bug fixes for config server in portal-ext.properteis Improve support for maven projects ...

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The best way to keep your installation of Liferay Portal secure is to always use the latest release - currently Liferay Portal 7.3 GA1. However, we’ve been hearing from you in the community that using the latest release can be challenging, especially if you need to upgrade from one major version to another. So, to make it easier to keep your Liferay Portal instance secure, the...

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My originally announced trip to Switzerland has been postponed until after the pandemic, and with it the originally announced community meetup. I'm looking forward to a rescheduled trip in future, once the beast is contained. Once the meeting is rescheduled, We'll post another announcement here and elsewhere. Until then, I'll leave the registration form open, now to give you the...

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With the recently released Liferay Portal 7.3 CE GA1, we are adopting a rolling release cycle for Liferay Portal CE. This means that we will have very frequent stable CE releases which will include new features, improvements, and bug fixes.  This is what the new process looks like for 2020: After this cycle finishes, we will start again with the CE GA1 for the next...

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Hello all, the new release of Liferay Workspace and Studio Installers 3.8.0 ga1 has been made available today.  Download:    Customer downloads: For customers, they can download all of them on the customer studio download page. This new package support for eclipse Photon or greater. Community downloads: ...

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Since Liferay Portal 7.2, you can use the Personalization Capabilities to define Segments that allows matching the different types of audiences you have identified for your site and deliver personalized experiences for them. You can define those Segments combining User, Organization and Session criteria. Now with Liferay CE 7.3, the Segments definition has been improved, and you can...

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My friend, Olaf Kock, recently shared with me that he had struggled with and resolved an issue after moving to Tomcat 9.0.31 when using AJP. Update: What maybe we didn't know, Tomcat 9.0.31 (and other versions of Tomcat 6, 7, 8 and 8.5) were all being fixed to address a newly identified attack vector against Tomcat nicknamed...

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