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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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We are happy to announce the availability of Liferay Portal CE 7.3 GA1. This is the first rolling release (announcement about this new release strategy coming soon) for the 7.3 series. What can you expect from this release? The first set of finished features that will be made available during the 7.3 cycle. Many more features are in progress but hidden for this first release. ...

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Just a quick one this morning... So I'm working on a project for 7.1. With my new love of the target platform, I decide I'm going to enable the 7.1 target platform for my DXP project. Everything seems to work fine until I deploy the portlet jar. That's when I get the following during deployment: 2020-02-01 08:40:06.324 ERROR...

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Introduction So I get finished which the previous blog, Visiting DynamicQuery, and I shared it with my team. I'm always kind of happy when I get a new blog post done, so I share it with everyone I can think of. The first comment I got was from my friend and teammate, Shane Merriss: Hey Dave, thanks for the blog post, I’ll be able to share it with my client since we use it in a...

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Introduction If you've used any Liferay entities or ServiceBuilder custom entities, you've likely run into a situation where you've needed to perform a custom query to get a set of results that are outside of what the normal methods provide. So you've had to use a DynamicQuery in order to make that happen. Or perhaps you've needed to perform batch operations on entities and...

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One thing I sometimes see is using a given Liferay feature the wrong way in order to do something. Take delivering content to the right users. Liferay actually has a bunch of ways to accomplish this kind of thing. First we have taxonomy. Using vocabularies, categories and tags, you can apply taxonomy to your assets and then, through an asset publisher or search filter, for...

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