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UPDATE: The previous version of this blog implied modifying the portal-impl.jar, but as my friend Jorge Díaz pointed out in the comments: "In order to override a resource of portal-impl.jar, it is not necessary to modify the jar file, just create all folder structure inside ROOT/WEB-INF/classes folder. Any file included in that folder will be read before than the original one of...

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So whenever I set up a new Liferay cluster, I get to the end and I ask myself, "How do I know it is working?" My standard test is to connect to a node of the cluster and view a page. Then I connect to another node and change the content the first node is displaying. If I refresh the first node, I know it is working if that node shows the updated content instead of the old content....

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Overview Find a list of what’s included in the release in the Release Notes Download the release now New Features Summary Portlet 3.0 is fully implemented Documentation Official Documentation can be found on Liferay Developer Network.  For information on upgrading, see the Upgrade Guide. Bug Reporting If you believe you have encountered a...

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First we need to download the ssl certificate files from the SSL certificate service provider(Obviously you have to pay for the service before utilizing it) then create the keystore using the ssl certificates downloaded. FOLLOWING ARE THE STEPS TO CREATE THE KEYSTORE FOR TOMCAT. keytool -keysize 2048 -genkey -alias tomcat -keyalg RSA -keystore tomcat.keystore Enter keystore...

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Introduction So for the longest time I have been an advocate of Liferay's logging API. Folks have asked how to use Log4J or other frameworks and I've always advised against it. Why? Well, for 3 primary reasons: Liferay uses it. As with all things Liferay, it is always easier to go with flow than it is to fight your way upstream. It can be controlled by the...

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Note: Liferay Portal 7.2 CE RC1 was an internal release only. Download RC now! Tomcat Bundle [7zip | tar.gz] Source Code Bundle Source Code Repository Javadoc and other reference documentation Other files SourceForge Documentation Our documentation team is working hard to create all of the docs for 7.2.  We...

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As shown in the chart below, the Portlet API had around 16,000 downloads/month a year ago, and is now close to 30,000 downloads/month and increasing. The breakdown shows that the Portlet 2.0 API is still by far the most downloaded, but downloads for the Portlet 3.0 API are rising steadily, indicating that Portlet 3.0 is gaining adoption. At the time of...

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Back in April of 2018 I posted a blog titled Liferay Faces downloads at an all time high in which I mentioned that Liferay Faces artifacts had surpassed 11,000 downloads/month. I'm pleased to report that downloads for Liferay Faces have reached another all time high, reaching almost 18,000 downloads/month (see attached graph from Maven Central). Also as I mentioned in...

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Download Beta 3 now! Tomcat Bundle [7zip | tar.gz] Source Code Bundle Source Code Repository Javadoc and other reference documentation Other files SourceForge Documentation Our documentation team is working hard to create all of the docs for 7.2.  We are in the midst of creating a new site to replace LDN that will feature an...

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Download Beta 2 now! Tomcat Bundle [7zip | tar.gz] Source Code Bundle Source Code Repository Javadoc and other reference documentation Other files SourceForge Documentation Our documentation team is working hard to create all of the docs for 7.2.  We are in the midst of creating a new site to replace LDN that will feature an...

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Recently we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. Its been a hell of a ride and the internet has had a profound impact on our society and daily lives. You better brace yourself, ever since I got started in the internet business in the mid 90’s of the last century I witness an ever increasing speed of innovation. How do you keep up with that as an organisation?...

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Liferay IntelliJ 1.4.0 plugin has been made available today. Head over to this page for downloading. Release Highlights: Add support for debugging JSPs in Liferay modules (Ultimate Only) Inject Javascript into <aui:validator name="required"> tag (Ultimate Only) Update embedded blade cli to 3.6.0 Fix the following problem on Intellij...

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Download Beta 1 now! Tomcat Bundle [7zip | tar.gz] Source Code Bundle Source Code Repository Javadoc and other reference documentation Other files SourceForge Documentation Our documentation team is working hard to create all of the docs for 7.2.  We are in the midst of creating a new site to replace LDN that will feature an updated...

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Personalization has become a key part of customer experience. Essentially, by tailoring content for individual users depending on their characteristics, preferences and behaviour, companies can communicate, engage and delight customers across multiple channels, ultimately increasing both revenue and customer base. Liferay has been at the forefront of helping organizations understand...

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With the previous release of Liferay Portal 7.1, there was a significant change on the approach to author pages within Liferay Portal, developed under the “Modern Site Building” project. The ultimate goal of this vision is to empower non-technical users to create stunning websites. To achieve that goal, we envisioned the role of the marketer and business users as specific personas...

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New release available to download from Maven Central repositories. You can download it from https://repo1.maven.org/maven2/com/github/ironcero/portal-properties/2.0.0/ This gradle plugin let you manage your properties files on your liferay workspace (version 7.0 and 7.1). Blade tool initializes this kind of workpace with one folder named configs. There are some...

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Introduction There are a lot of things that Liferay just won't say. They won't tell you what app server to use, won't tell you what framework to use, won't tell you how to deal with your production rollout or your production deployments, etc. There is really a lot of stuff that they won't say, but you don't really get the impression that there are things that aren't said by...

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Frameworks. We all use them, some of them we love, some of them we hate, but we use them. There are popular ones like Spring and Hibernate, not so popular ones like Guice and iBatis. Popularity aside, we use frameworks because we [easily] leverage the functionality they bring to the table so we don't have to recreate the wheel. Heck, even Liferay has its framework stuff, not...

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Liferay IntelliJ 1.3.2 plugin has been made available today. Head over to this page for downloading. Release Highlights: Add Liferay front-end development support (Ultimate Only) Update embedded blade to 3.5 Bug fixes for creating modules ext project Using Editors Requirements: Target platform has been set in gradle.properties.   ...

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Since the arrival of the FixPack 30 Liferay 7, it is possible to use NPM as a Javascript dependency manager. On this occasion, Liferay added to their template module generator, Blade, the possibility to create portlets that use recent JS framework such as Angular, React or VueJS. We will aim to create a simple Todo List application with VueJS , where entries on our list will be...

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