Liferay 6.1 Documentation

NOTE: Use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome for best results. Do not use Internet Explorer or Safari for editing your site as the Liferay Portal system application will not work correctly.


Liferay 6.1 Basic Web Management (PDF 340KB) 
  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)
  Instructions to display a "mobile-friendly" version of a YouTube video on a Web page

Using UNLedu4.0 WDN Content Style Elements (PDF 362KB)
  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 for style)
    • Content Bands (introduction to style, not step-by-step instructions)

UNL WDN Social Media Icon Link Code (PDF 38KB)
  Instead of using images for links to your social media sites, we recommend you use the UNL code as done on the UNL External homepage. Follow the instructions in this guide to update links to your social media sites.

UNL WDN Image with Caption (PDF 61KB)
  The UNL WDN code for placing an image with a caption in the article has been updated with the UNLedu4.0 template. To place a captioned image within your article you can now use the "Insert captioned image" feature within the Liferay editor.


Using the UNL Events System

This system is separate from the Liferay CMS and requires a separate login. If you need access to manage a calendar, please contact Pam Peters (

Managing Your Calendar in the UNL Event Publishing System (PDF 167KB)

Working with Image, PDF, or Multimedia files

Resizing Image files for Web & PPT use

PDF files

Multimedia files

Before you upload a video to YouTube (or other media file server) to be linked to, please read EdMedia's Producing Professional Videos guide. It includes information on University Requirements, UNL Extension stingers information, and technical specifications guidelines.