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Updating PDFBox

Intro In case you're not aware, Liferay uses Apache PDFBox to look at your PDFs. In order to index the content of a PDF, Liferay uses PDFBox to extract the content and uses that during indexing/searching. However, Liferay tends to fall behind a bit on updating 3rd party libraries. When you favor stability, you tend to be rather conservative when considering updates like this. ...

Liferay 7.1 Community Beta Program Ends

As they say: All good things must come to an end. With the official release of Liferay Portal 7.1 CE GA1 we are officially ending the community beta program. We had over 250 sign ups with 48 active participants and over 500 posts making this one of the most successful community programs to date. Thank you for all who participated in the program! Active participants who posted...

Liferay IntelliJ Plugin 1.0.0 Released

The latest release of Liferay IntelliJ 1.0.0 plugin has been made available today. Head over to this page for downloading.   The most notable features for this latest 1.0.0 release are :   Support watch for module development Support for Liferay 7.1 development Improved Editor Support XML file...

Liferay joins Open Source leaders in protecting developers

Liferay is publicly committing to offering the much friendlier GPLv3 cure approach to licensees of also our GPLv2, LGPLv2.1 and LGPLv2 licensed code.

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Creating custom DDM field types in Liferay 7.x

DDM... what's DDM? DDM stands for Dynamic Data Mapping, a set of modules that define various types of fields that can be used to assemble: Web content structures  for creating web content articles. Data definitions  for creating dynamic data list records. Metadata sets  for creating documents based on document types. Liferay bundles with an ever...

Dragging and Dropping portlets

If you are working with Liferay for a while now, you might still remember a feature that went missing with version 6.1 - but there was a way to get it back. Also in 6.2 and 7.0 . Now that Liferay Portal 7.1 and Liferay DXP 7.1 are out, you might wonder if the feature is finally implemented, or how quickly it can be implemented, or what that feature actually is (or was): ...

Backup failure on community.liferay.com

What happened? Today at 12:13pm WeDeploy, our hosting solution, started a maintenance process. As a normal procedure some services were restarted.  After the restart, all services from community.liferay.com were up and running, but we noticed that some blog and forums posts were missing. We checked our list of backups and we noticed that the last backup was on July 4th. We...

Lexicon update in Liferay 7.1 from 7.0

Typography Several reasons and their benefits drove us to a change from Source Sans Pro to System font: System fonts are always more legible as they are designed more consciously and they are designed to work in all languages. Using a non-system-font introduces extra size in the CSS that each user has to download. Source Sans Pro does not...

Liferay Portal 7.1 CE GA1 Release

I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of: Liferay Portal 7.1 CE GA1! Downloads Download the release now at: https://www.liferay.com/downloads-community or deploy now at wedeploy.com . New Features Summary Web Experience :  Fragments allow a content author to create small reusable content pieces. Fragments can be edited in real time or...

Liferay Portal 7.1 RC 1 Release

I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of: Liferay Portal 7.1 RC 1   Download Now: Sourceforge Fixed in RC 1 List of issues fixed in Liferay 7.1 RC 1 List of known issues in Liferay 7.1 RC 1 New Features Summary Modern Site Building : Liferay 7.1 introduces a new way of adding...

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