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Liferay Portal 7.4 GA23 and Liferay Commerce 4.0 GA23 Release

We are pleased to announce the release of Liferay Portal 7.4 GA23 and Liferay Commerce 4.0 GA23!

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Download options

Liferay Portal and Liferay Commerce share the same Bundle and Docker image.  To get started using either Liferay Portal or Liferay Commerce, choose the best download option suited for your environment below.

Docker image

To use Liferay Portal 7.4 GA23:

docker run -it -p 8080:8080 liferay/portal:7.4.3.23-ga23

For more information on using the official Liferay docker image see the liferay/portal repo on Docker Hub.

Bundles and other download options

If you are used to binary releases, you can find the Liferay Portal 7.4 GA23 and Liferay Commerce 4.0 GA23 release on the download page.  If you need additional files (for example, the source code, or dependency libraries), visit the release page.

Dependency Management

For development using the Liferay Platform, update Liferay Workspace to use the  latest dependencies, by adding the following line to the build.gradle file:

dependencies {
	compileOnly group: "com.liferay.portal", name: "release.portal.api"
}

All portal dependencies are now defined with a single declaration. When using an IDE such as Eclipse or IntelliJ all apis are immediately available in autocomplete for immediate use.  

By setting a product info key property it will be possible to update all dependencies to a new version by updating the liferay.workspace.product property in the liferay workspace projects gradle.property file:

liferay.workspace.product = portal-7.4-ga23

When using an IDE such as Eclipse or IntelliJ all apis are immediately available in autocomplete for immediate use.

Features

Experience Building

Advanced options for fragments configuration

Now fragment developers can decide to place specific fragment configurations into a new “Advanced” tab. In this way, they can separate configurations that might have a negative impact if not used properly.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-147325

Semantic markup for Container fragment

As a new advanced option for container fragments, now users can choose which HTML tag is generated, so that a more semantic HTML is generated, improving SEO and accessibility.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-147394

More simple responsive configuration for grid and collection display fragments

Now grid and collection display fragments are easier to configure for mobile viewports. Now they are set to one module per row as default for mobile viewports, to prevent users from unconsciously implementing non mobile-friendly layouts.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-119551

Objects

Add Actions to System (Native) Objects

Provide for System Objects the possibility to start an action based on a webhook and triggered by a specific process of object data entry.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-151673

Platform - Application Security

Liferay OAuth 2 provider accepts JWT assertion as client authentication method

The feature allows admin to configure JWT as client authentication method.

Liferay OAuth provider will process authorization grant in JWT form and issue token if the grant in JWT is valid.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-145191​​​​​​​

Instance Administrator can configure custom request parameters for OpenId Connect

This feature exist, because there are OAuth(OIDC) request parameters and custom parameters required by some OIDC providers.

Admins need this who wants to setup Liferay OIDC for certain OIDC providers.

It allows admin to configure OIDC request parameters that required by some OIDC providers.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-148619

Platform - Docker

Docker Version 4.0.0 is released

Docker images will now have a latest tag and the image now uses ubuntu:jammy, the latest LTS version of Ubuntu.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/DOCKER-114
​​​​​​​https://issues.liferay.com/browse/DOCKER-122

Staging

Triggering propagation of the site template changes to all the connected sites automatically

With the new configuration option, Admins can decide to use the old behaviour, or enable automatic propagation when it is enabled on the Template.
Note:
Admins should understand that automatic propagation can be a heavy operation, because all the Sites are updated simultaneously.

https://issues.liferay.com/browse/LPS-150460

Documentation

All documentation for Liferay Portal and Liferay Commerce can now be found on our documentation site: learn.liferay.com.  For more information on upgrading to Liferay Portal 7.4 GA23 see refer to the Upgrade Overview.

Compatibility Matrix

Liferay's general policy is to test Liferay Portal and Liferay Commerce  against newer major releases of operating systems, open source app servers, browsers, and open source databases (we regularly update the bundled upstream libraries to fix bugs or take advantage of new features in the open source we depend on). 

Liferay Portal 7.4 GA23 and Liferay Commerce 4.0 GA23 were tested extensively for use with the following Application/Database Servers: 

Application Server

  • Tomcat 9.0

  • Wildfly 18.0, 23.0

Database

  • MySQL 5.7, 8.0

  • MariaDB 10.2, 10.4

  • PostgreSQL 12.x, 13.x

JDK

  • IBM J9 JDK 8

  • Oracle JDK 8

  • Oracle JDK 11

  • All Java Technical Compatibility Kit (TCK) compliant builds of Java 11 and Java 8

Search Engine Compatibility Matrix

Source Code

Source is available as a zip archive on the release page, or on its home on GitHub. If you're interested in contributing, take a look at our contribution page.

Bug Reporting

If you believe you have encountered a bug in the new release you can report your issue by following the bug reporting instructions.

Getting Support

Support is provided by our awesome community. Please visit helping a developer page for more details on how you can receive support.

Fixes and Known Issues

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since 7.3, liferay deprecated SOAP web services have finally been removed and service-builder won't generate soap service.  i'd like to know how to send a big json from exteral to liferay.