Liferay 6.1 Documentation

Guides

Liferay 6.1 Basic Web Management (PDF 340KB) 
   Updated June 6, 2014 - updates related to switch to UNLedu4.0 template
   Covers basic website updating features. Inlcudes guidelines and hints for effectively managing your website.

Manage Site Content: Web Content (PDF 179KB)
   Instructions for adding, editing, or deleting Web Content articles via the "Manage Site Content" feature.

Manage Site Content: Documents and Media (PDF 336KB)
   Expanded to cover uploading multiple files and to cover editing (updating), moving, or deleting files.

Determine the number of file downloads (PDF 130KB)
   Find out how many times a document has been downloaded since it was originally uploaded to the Liferay server.

Creating links within the Web page (PDF 64KB)
   Instructions for adding links within a long page of content

Place a YouTube video for mobile display (PDF 45KB)
  Updated June 3, 2014
  Instructions to display a "mobile-friendly" version of a YouTube video on a Web page

Using UNLedu4.0 WDN Content Style Elements (PDF 362KB)
  New July 29, 2014
      The UNLedu Web Framework 4.0 template offers a variety of text-styling options for presenting sections of content in a different way. EdMedia has created several "shortcut" features within the Liferay editor to give you easy access to using several of the options without having to work directly with the CSS coding. Shortcuts for UNL styles include
    • Box (zenbox)
    • Table (zentable)
    • Link as a button
    • Rotating "Promo" images with text & links at top of page
         (see http://arts.unl.edu/ for style)
    • Content Bands (introduction to style, not step-by-step instructions)

Recorded Webinar

View the Adobe Connect webinar on Liferay 6.1 (length = 1:24:37 - opens in new window or tab)
   Recorded on Friday, December 13 on the "testing/training" server using a different login process.

Updates

Updates to the Liferay system are made on an "as needed" basis.

Notification of updates is sent to the IANR Liferay listserv. Please go to the "Join IANR Liferay Listserv" page for instructions on joining the listserv.

Changes that will be implemented should not affect your website.

However, if after an update, a problem should arise on your site, please let us know the following:

  1. time you had the problem
  2. page you were on when you had the problem
  3. what you were doing when problem occurred (editing, looking at page, adding information, uploading, etc.)

Providing this information will help us make the Liferay CMS a better product for your use.

If you have any questions, please contact liferayhelp@unl.edu.

 

Questions?

Be sure to check the instruction guides for step-by-step instructions for many management functions.

For additional questions, please contact the Liferay Help Desk by sending an email to liferayhelp@unl.edu.

Web Management System - Powered by LIFERAY

This Web Management system provides:

  • UNL template conversion
  • W3C validator service
  • Web publishing
  • Content management
  • Document management
  • Enterprise portal system
  • Built-in custom applications (Events calendar, mashups, blogs, etc.)
  • Training and support
  • Usability Testing
  • Support to build effective Web development teams
  • Google-customized searches
  • Google analytics (site statistics and user tracking)
  • Web hosting (dedicated load balancing with nightly backups)