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This is a quick post on installing Liferay DXP to a SQL Server database. The Liferay documentation does include the database properties that make up the connection string. But things weren’t as clear when SQL Server is setup for windows integrated authentication, hence this post. The steps below are presented assuming you are setting up a brand new Liferay installation and pointing...

New Liferay Project SDK Installers 3.3.1 GA2 Release

We are pleased to announce the second general available release of Liferay Project SDK Installers.   New Installers The installation problems are fixed in the new release, and a few bug fixes.   Download For customers, they can download all of them on the customer studio download page .   Upgrade From previous 3 . x Download...

Liferay Faces Released With Liferay Portal 7.1 Support!

Liferay Faces Released With Liferay Portal 7.1 Support! Liferay Faces Portal 3.0.3, Bridge Impl 4.1.2, and Bridge Ext 5.0.3 have been released with support for Liferay Portal 7.1! The release also includes several SPA/SennaJS and PrimeFaces fixes! The release is compatible with Liferay Portal 7.0 and 7.1. Go to liferayfaces.org to get the latest dependency configurations...

Recognizing Web Content Mismanagement 

I’ve been mulling over an oft-encountered requirement, and I figured it would be alright to jot down my thoughts, even if only to evoke a response. Nothing makes my day like a comment that goes, “Uh, actually, there is a better way to do that.” Here’s the problem definition. It’s quite typical. Customer has one site. There will be a lot of content on it. Customer...

jQuery in Liferay 7.0

Introduction So those who know me or have worked with me know that I hate theming. I do. I find it to be one of the hardest things in Liferay to get right. I can build modules all day long, but ask me how to make the default buttons increase the height by a couple of pixels and change the color to orange, and I honestly have to start digging through doco and code to figure out how...

Theming in Liferay 7.1

Introduction In this article I’ll try to give you a comprehensive picture of the current state of theming in Liferay 7.1. To do this, I’ll describe the evolution of Liferay theming from the early Bootstrap use in 6.x themes to the introduction of Lexicon for 7.0, as well as identifying and addressing challenges that have been changed in 7.1. Also, I’ll add some practical cases that...

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Blade Extensions and Profiles

Hello all!   We want our development tools to be flexible and extensible enough to meet our users requirements, and with this in mind, we have developed 2 new concepts for Blade: Extensions and Profiles. Extensions allow you to develop your own custom commands for Blade, in which Blade will act as a framework and invoke your command when it is specified on the CLI. You, as the...

Notice: Repository CDN URL Change

Just a quick blog in case it hasn't come up before... Liferay was using a CDN for offloading traffic for the repository artifacts. You've likely seen the URL during builds or within your build scripts/configuration. The old one is of the form: https://cdn.lfrs.sl/repository.liferay.com/nexus/content/groups/public/... Recently though Liferay switched to a new CDN provider and...

Devcon 2018

Did you already book your ticket for Devcon 2018 ? Early Bird ends in a few hours (14 Sep 2018) and I hear that the Unconference is solidly booked (not yet sold out, but on a good path to be sold out very soon ). If you have or have not been at a past Devcon, but need more reasons to come again: The agenda is now online, together with a lot of information and quotes from...

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Building charts for multiple products

With Liferay releasing new products such as Analytics Cloud and Commerce we decided to cover the need for charts by providing an open source library.   The technology Clay, our main implementation of Lexicon, created Clay charts. These charts are built on top of Billboard.js where many contributions have been done by   Julien Castelain  and other Liferay developers....

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